Saudi Arabia is looking to attract tourists (including non-Muslims) and has announced that it plans to open up both al-Ula and the neighboring rock-based tombs of Madain Saleh, sites of ancient … [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.
On the night of Jan. 29, 2017, members of the Centre Culturel Islamique Québec gathered inside Quebec City’s largest mosque for the most important prayer of the day. At just around 7:50 p.m., a gunman … [Read more...]
Religion News Service reports: More than 130 American Muslim leaders and scholars have signed an open letter condemning the Chinese government’s continued persecution and detention of the mostly … [Read more...]
Joram Van Klaveren is known in the Netherlands as a former lawmaker in the Party of Freedom which was led by Dutch anti-Islam populist Geert Wilders. And like Mr. Wilders, Mr. Van Klaveren was … [Read more...]
Netflix is currently streaming a UAE-produced Arabic TV show called Justice. According to Deadline Hollywood, the series follows real cases from the Abu Dhabi Judicial Department. Its lead character … [Read more...]
Mohammad Al-Issa is secretary-general of the Muslim World League and president of the International Organization of Muslim Scholars, and in this op-ed for the Washington Post, writes about the … [Read more...]
Last October the British Museum opened a new gallery featuring Islamic art. On display are magnificent works of art mixed with everyday objects including musical instruments, games, ceramics and … [Read more...]
Arab News Reports that a "record number of Muslims have been named in the Queen’s New Year Honors list for achievements ranging across technology, the arts, business and community work." Among the … [Read more...]