Islam

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A quiet revolution: the female imams taking over an LA mosque
While many have misinterpreted a hadith to mean women can’t enter a mosque, these women are covering progressive topics like sexual violence, abortion, pregnancy loss, domestic violence in their sermons

Amel Brahmi

23, Nov, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Campaigners warn over ‘Kevin’ nickname reported by Azeem Rafiq
Analysis: cricketer tells MPs the name was used to refer to people of colour at Yorkshire club despite it being seen as dehumanising

Aamna Mohdin Community affairs correspondent

16, Nov, 2021 @8:09 PM

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Priti Patel apologises to man falsely described as extremist hate preacher
Dr Salman Butt wins compensation for being described in 2015 press release as someone who legitimises terrorism

Haroon Siddique Legal affairs correspondent

15, Nov, 2021 @10:50 AM

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‘We’re taking the man out of the myth’: the musical reclaiming Rumi from Instagram
A new stage production aims to tell the Sufi poet’s story beyond his aphorisms – and challenge assumptions about Islam and the Middle East in the process

Sarfraz Manzoor

09, Nov, 2021 @10:06 AM

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You be the judge: is my wife being too picky with our baby’s name?
We air both sides of a domestic disagreement – and ask you to deliver a verdict

Interviews by Georgina Lawton

05, Nov, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Drop Chinese investments, MPs and peers tell parliament’s pension fund
Letter from 137 lawmakers urges fund to drop stakes in firms accused of human rights violations or linked to Chinese state

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

19, Oct, 2021 @7:57 AM

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Has Interpol become the long arm of oppressive regimes?
Once used in the hunt for fugitive criminals, the global police agency’s most-wanted ‘red notice’ list now includes political refugees and dissidents

Josh Jacobs

17, Oct, 2021 @2:00 PM

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Seven dead after violence erupts during Hindu festival in Bangladesh
Five Muslims and two Hindus die in violence that followed claim that a Qur’an was desecrated

Hannah Ellis-Petersen South Asia correspondent

16, Oct, 2021 @2:22 PM

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‘We have missed it terribly’: joy and excitement as Sydney places of worship reopen after Covid lockdown
The sense of relief is shared across the faiths, with Friday prayers at mosques among the first services restarting face-to-face

Mostafa Rachwani

14, Oct, 2021 @4:30 PM

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Australian Islamic body cancels forum with Taliban officials after heavy criticism from Afghan community
Australian Federation of Islamic Councils says event due to feature two senior Taliban representatives was not intended to ‘legitimise any group’

Mostafa Rachwani and Ben Doherty

14, Oct, 2021 @5:11 AM

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Ministers could back bid to cut number of animals killed without being stunned
Tory MP plans amendment to kept animals bill to reduce non-stun slaughters while protecting religious rights

Rowena Mason Deputy political editor

12, Oct, 2021 @7:47 PM

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Muslim Australian writers have a lot to say. Our books ought to be as common as Vegemite
Muslim writers are defined by the urge to share what is good and beneficial, but we are frequently rejected by mainstream publishers

Ozge Sevindik Alkan, Aksen Ilhan and Annie McCann

24, Sep, 2021 @3:54 AM

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