MiddleEast Eye Reports: Attendance for Jum'ah (Friday prayers) is considered mandatory for Muslim men and optional for women and children according to the majority of Muslim scholars. But during … [Read more...]
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The MOST Story Bank is a live archive of stories on the most current events, people and cultural perspectives of Muslims in America and around the world. With writers in mind, MOST carefully selects story-driven news from the most reputable published sources.
In this op-ed for Newsweek, Craig Considine looks at Prophet Muhammad's (peace be upon him) view on pandemics and here's what the religious scholar found: -- Experts like immunologist Dr. Anthony … [Read more...]
Islamic law requires Muslims to ritually purify their body before praying. The practice is called Wuḍūʾ which involves washing the hands, mouth, nostrils, arms, head and feet with water. In this … [Read more...]
In 2013, American singer Jennifer Grout auditioned for the talent show "Arabs Got Talent" where she made it to the final round and won wide acclaim in the Arab world. Just a year prior, her life had … [Read more...]
Ten days after her synagogue was brutally attacked, Beth Kissileff visited her first mosque. The Pittsburgh synagogue shooting took place on October 27, 2018, at the Tree of Life in the Squirrel Hill … [Read more...]
Greece’s first official mosque is set to open this May. The state-funded mosque will be located in Athens. Tens of thousands of Muslim migrants currently live in the greater Athens area, and have … [Read more...]
Rabbi Bruce Lustig, a senior rabbi at Washington Hebrew Congregation, proclaims that a new project in Abu Dhabi "will help build bridges between religious leaders and communities as well as foster … [Read more...]
Japan is preparing for the thousands of Muslim athletes, officials and supporters who will be arriving in Tokyo for the summer Olympic Games, anticipating that many will need a place to pray. Enter … [Read more...]