According to UNICEF, nearly 800 million people alive today were married as children. Even though child marriage is against the law in most countries and considered a human rights violation by the … [Read more...]
About the MOST Story Bank ...
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.
The Niphon family says that they are the last of the Muslim silk weavers of Baan Krua, an older neighborhood in downtown Bangkok. "This is Muslim heritage... Baan Krua silk is very famous," says … [Read more...]
Greece's education and religion minister, Kostas Gavroglou, recently announced that the country's first state-sponsored mosque will open its doors in September. "It is particularly good that soon … [Read more...]
In April, Austria’s parliament approved a law which bans headscarves in public primary schools, prohibiting “ideologically or religiously influenced clothing associated with the covering of the head.” … [Read more...]
Yes it's true, 11-year-old Tara Sharif scored 162 points on the Mensa IQ test (which she recently took in Oxford, England) and scored two points higher than both famous geniuses Albert Einstein and … [Read more...]
From Religion News Service: There has been constant conflict in northern Nigeria for decades, pitting the majority Muslim population against the minority Christian population...In Kaduna state, the … [Read more...]
Al Jazeera reports: Omani author Jokha Alharthi has become the first Arabic-language writer to win the prestigious Man Booker International Prize for Celestial Bodies, a novel that deals with … [Read more...]
Pew just released a new study of countries with the largest Muslim and Christian populations which reveals "differences in the concentration, diversity and projected changes in the world’s two largest … [Read more...]
Leila Fadel from NPR reports: Over the weekend, Muslim mental health professionals quickly pulled together a webinar to share advice on how to deal with trauma after the New Zealand terror attacks … [Read more...]