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They want the UK and US to pay for damages for their alleged role in assisting the Israeli military to commit war crimes and genocide
There is a duty to show kindness, preserve life, care for the natural environment and not waste water
Said Shaiye’s memoir refuses vulnerability in favour of macho, compelling inner dialogue
In a country with high levels of poverty, betting is a crucial source of last resort income. It’s also forbidden in Islam
We are at our best when we feel hurt but resist the impulse to exact revenge
As the crisis continues to unfold, the biggest threat may be the vested interest in maintaining the civil war Therefore, with no end in sight to the conflict plaguing the nation, the question worth asking is: who benefits from a Yemen at war?
Covid-19 transmissions in mosques and churches have complicated our relationships with them
In India and the Philippines, strongmen have consolidated immense power through democratic means. How do we explain this?
Pope Francis’ recently completed tour of needs to be understood in the context of the church’s long history in Africa and its modern-day difficulties
Salah’s popularity is particularly notable. One popular chant heard around Anfield these days goes like this: ‘Mo Sa-la-la-la-lah, Mo Sa-la-la-la-lah’
After a campaign rich in colour and steeped in desert traditions, voters in Mauritania will choose on Saturday among six candidates
This book is a must read for those seeking to understand an important worldview that no longer remains hidden in the sands of the desert
Traditional, Islamic and Christian leaders are all being caught up in the conflict over secession in the Southern Cameroons
The Western mass media misuses the term ‘burkini’ for the mainstream gaze
This religious community has grown from the arrival of a few sailors in 1769 to a large number of refugees first in 1951 and then since the 1980s
The debate about what Muslim women in Nigeria can put on their heads is getting more heated
Our readers write in about investments into the economy, religious freedom, abuse against women, and about our environment reporting
The UN Human Rights Committee calls on France to review its 2010 law banning women from covering their faces in public
Since the Arab Spring, Egypt’s fledgling democracy has regressed. Now the country needs a new social contract
Attacks on queer activists from religious fundamentalists call the island’s tolerance into question as Pride is cancelled
A guerrilla movement in Mozambique could upend the government’s plans for stability and prosperity
Libya’s proposed elections and any subsequent interim government will fail if the country’s challenges aren’t addressed
Though laws might no longer be interpreted this way, women have always been powerful
‘So even as the pain constricts our being, the world prises us open, forcing us to feel the sunshine that is other people’
‘Wearing hijab is a reminder about the way I should behave to represent Islam’
For many young Muslims in northern Nigeria, Salafism’s prescriptions and prohibitions are suffocating
Readers write in about Hansie Smit’s Cape Town, the image of islam, and the need for strong women.
The vice-chancellor rightly withdrew the Jyllands-Posten editor’s invitation. But failure to consult the student body was unwise.
Far from the world becoming secular, there will be almost six billion Christian and Muslim believers by 2050, according to a series of reports.
The church will see most of its future growth in the Global South, with Islam set to follow suit.
While one reader sees Islam as an ‘aggressive religion’, another blames the West for the damage caused by colonialism – and scapegoating Muslims.