A World Without Extremism is Possible

The recent mall siege in Kenya has again refocused the world’s attention on Muslim extremism and the need to fight it, says Imraan Buccus. Durban – The recent mall siege in Kenya that left close to 70 people dead has again refocused the world’s attention on Muslim extremism and the need to fight it. And […]

Sign announcing the daytime closure of a restaurant during Ramadan

Tunisians Disagree on Fasting and Closure of Cafes During Ramadan

Adult Muslims traditionally fast from dawn until sunset during the month of Ramadan, which begins in Tunisia this year on July 10. Fasting is one of the five pillars, or duties, of Islam that Muslims are obliged to follow. Refraining  from fasting is not only religiously prohibited for Muslims in Tunisia, but is also socially […]

Islamic Faith on the Decline in Sudan

KHARTOUM- The Islamic Centre for Preaching and Comparative Studies chairman, Ammar Saleh, warned the Muslim community of the North East African country that both Christianity and Atheism are making steady gains in popularity. Additionally, Saleh conceded that interest in the conversion to Islam was nearly non-existent, saying anyone who believes there’s growth in Sudan’s Islamic […]