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The Istanbul Public Prosecutor’s Office on April 21 ruled against trying a Muslim televangelist who said “playing chess is more sinful than gambling”
A recent census carried out in the Czech Republic revealed more than 15,000 people believed in "the Force" from the "Star Wars" films.
For Turkish people, the Kurban Bayram holiday is a day to look forward to. This year for the first time, I celebrated bayram with my Turkish family. I went to Ereğli to meet relatives I had never seen before. The welcome was warm, characteristic of Turkish families.
Thousands of children suffered sexual abuse in Dutch Catholic institutions, and church officials failed to adequately address the abuse or help the victims, according to a long-awaited investigation released Friday.
The Istanbul Fethiye Museum and Mosque (Pammakaristos), which was built in the beginning of 12th century as a monastery church and later turned into a museum, will be restored by the Istanbul Provincial Administration.
British-born journalist and atheist intellectual Christopher Hitchens, who made...
Egypt’s liberal party Wafd has broken off an electoral alliance with the Muslim Brotherhood, but has denied that the decision is ideologically motivated.
Bulgaria's Muslim minority are not deeply religious, although they enthusiastically practise traditional rituals, a study showed Friday.
The Palestinians on Sunday dismissed Israel’s welcome of a Quartet call for the resumption of peace talks, saying the peace proposal require
Thousands of Shiite Muslims gathered together to commemorate the battle of Karbala in Istanbul’s Halkalı district.
Thousands of mourners buried slain Afghan peace negotiator Burhanuddin Rabbani on Friday
More than 2.5 million Muslim pilgrims began on Friday the rites of the annual hajj pilgrimage, leaving the holy city of Mecca for Mount Arafat, where the prophet Mohammed is believed to have delivered his final hajj sermon.
The spiritual leader of the Catholic world is facing a German lawsuit for failing to wear a seatbelt during his visit to the country in September.
It’s been a decade since the September 11 attacks and many Americans still don’t know quite what to make of their 2.75 million Muslim compatriots. Could a reality TV series help?