The marriage between Islam & media was never a smooth one, but Social Media is providing a truce "To take a photograph is to participate in another person's (or thing's) mortality, vulnerability, mutability. Precisely by slicing out this moment and...
Prayers of worship are sacrosanct. The atmosphere of calmness and peacefulness that they generate is incomparable, aided immensely by the ambience which ensures that one leaves all tensions and worries far behind. As if, allowing the higher power –...
by John Brian Shannon. For many, this is the time of year when we count our blessings and look forward to the new year with expectant hope. For all its pending concerns, 2014 looks to be a year of opportunity...
Every now and then, you read some comments or hear people blaming Muslims and Arabs for the ongoing chaos and unending violence currently happening throughout the world. At large, people, mainly those living in the north-western hemisphere, criticize most...
Every year, Muslims the world over, anticipate the arrival of the Holy Month of Ramadan. YouGov MENA surveyed 1,520 online Muslim respondents who live in the Middle East to understand their impressions of this special time of year. Key Highlights of...
Hajj, one pillar of Islam, is one of five obligatory fundamental Muslim practices. It is incumbent upon every Muslim to make the pilgrimage to the holy city of Mecca at least once in their lifetime, it they can afford...
The election in favour of Pope Francis is indicative of the level of awareness amongst the cardinals who chose him largely because he hails from Latin America, home to 40% of the world’s Catholics. However, it seems that the...