I was raised in Durban as a Hindu and educated as an atheist but, in just a few minutes, my identity was completely different.
Ending economic and political alienation can bring enlightenment to disaffected Muslims.
A Fox News 'expert' is the butt of all jokes for saying the city is a no-go zone for non-Muslims.
Egypt has banned an annual festival, which attracted hundreds of Jewish pilgrims, in honour of a Moroccan rabbi renowned for performing miracles.
Police have opened an arson inquiry into a fire that broke out shortly after midnight at SA's first women, Christian and gay-friendly mosque.
A right-wing Hindu group in India has said that Muslims and Christians are not to join the festival of Navratri, claiming it is for "Hindus only".
For we gender activists the Open Mosque is not quite so new. For over 20 years we've waged a gender jihad to gain inclusive access to mosques.
Muslim groups in South Africa have said a caliphate cannot be built on mass murders and human rights abuses.
More than a thousand SA Muslims have signed a petition rejecting the actions of militant groups such as Isis, Boko Haram, al-Shabab and al-Qaeda.
Muslim women today have social networking, matrimonial sites, samoosa runs and matchmakers to help find the right husband. But it's still not easy.
The 20-year deadlock has been broken. The next step is to designate women as marriage officers, write Fatima Seedat and Farhana Ismail.
Revenge attacks are driving the Islamic population out of the Central African Republic and appear to be targeting children.
Muslim extremists have been targeting "blasphemous" moderates in Pakistan, driving adherents away from the Sufi-influenced Islamic tradition.
Reports of mosque closures and restrictions on wearing veils in public have surfaced despite Angola's president denying the country's ban on Islam.
Sunday Times editor Phylicia Oppelt has responded to the criticism of a cartoon by Zapiro that has angered Hindus, saying it is not disrespectful.
Cricket Australia chief James Sutherland has lashed out at against racist comments directed at Muslim leg-spinner Fawad Ahmed.
A visiting British speaker says he is out to build understanding and dispel misconceptions.
Australian police say they are investigating after the remains of two pigs were dumped at the Muslim section of a cemetery.