Why don’t we stand with Turkey, like we did with Paris...

Night was coming on as I arrived in Heathrow airport on Tuesday. In a waiting lounge at the airport’s central bus station, the urgent and...

Duterte: a Maranaw ‘Bantugen’?

Maranaw culture and history are rich in folklore and myth. Tales of the epic adventures and exploits of legendary heroes were the primary entertainment...

All Signs Point to ISIS in Istanbul Attack That Left 36...

At least 36 people were dead and 147 others injured following a terrorist attack at an international airport in Istanbul, and all signs point...

Sulu officials involved in kidnappings?

Incoming Armed Forces Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. Ricardo Visaya on Tuesday said he is aware of reports that local officials in Sulu province...

Palestine: ‘Hundreds detained’ since start of Ramadan

About 330 Palestinians across the occupied West Bank and the Gaza Strip have been detained by Israel since the start of Ramadan, the Palestinian...

How Fashion Can Challenge Western Misconceptions About Iran & Islam

As a young girl growing up in Oklahoma, one of the few people in her town to wear a headscarf, Muslim-Iranian writer and photographer...

Happy days for Halal tourism

KONYA, Turkey/JAKARTA The global economy may be in a funk, but the travel market is still going strong. Muslim-friendly halal tourism is showing particularly...

Ten killed, many wounded in suicide attack at Istanbul airport

Two suicide bombers opened fire before blowing themselves up at the entrance to the main international airport in Istanbul on Tuesday, killing at least...

PNoy’s unfulfilled promise: Final peace deal with MILF

Two years ago, on the 27th of March, President Benigno Aquino III envisioned enjoying a quiet sunset in Mindanao, as he pitched to members...

Blustery, crime-busting Philippine president-elect faces political sobriety test

He fears that the presidential palace is haunted. He is considering whether to rule the Philippines from his hometown of Davao, an hour’s flight from...

Karapatan: Mindanao peace should be top Duterte agenda

Peace advocates have maintained that the long-standing Muslim Mindanao conflict would be resolved if President-elect Rodrigo Duterte would resume formal peace talks with the...

New fatwa allows transgender marriage in Lahore, Pakistan

LAHORE, Pakistan - An Islamic scholar belonging to the Barelvi school of thought issued a religious decree (fatwa) on Sunday, stating that Islam allows transgender...

The Fiqh of Sadaqat al-Fitr

The great Hanafi faqih (jurist) Imam Ibn al-Humam mentions: “Sadaqat al-Fitr is compulsory upon every free Muslim.” (Sharh Fath al-Qadir, 2:285) The Evidence All the scholars base their...

Deadly road accident kills 6 people in Maguindanao

DATU ODIN SINSUAT, Maguindanao – Six people died on the spot after a dump truck collided with a passenger jeepney Sunday afternoon in Brgy....

Mangudadatu says he, brods are not drug lords

Buluan, Maguindanao — Maguindanao Gov. Esmael Mangudadatu said here Friday he will sue individuals behind allegations made through social media, that he and his...

ARMM now included in BuB program

Joint Memorandum Circular No. 7-A, dated June 10, amends the policy guidelines for the BuB’s implementation to include the office of the ARMM regional...

Heavy rains affect more than 15,000 people in Sulu, Maguindanao

The Office of Civil Defense (OCD) on Monday said more than 15,000 Maguindanao and Sulu residents have been affected by heavy rains brought about...

MSU cites Saudi Arabia’s support in making it 2nd largest university...

By: Ali G. Macabalang, Manila Bulletin Marawi City – The Mindanao State University has cited the contribution of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) in...

Abu Sayyaf chief now leads South East Asia (SEA) jihad

By: Moh Saaduddin, Manila Times Correspondent The leader of a faction of the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) is now the apparent commander of jihadists’ groups...

Study: Muslim citizenship outpacing non-Muslims in U.S

Scores of Muslim migrants have filed suit against the United States in recent years, including 13 active cases, for allegedly showing “bias” against their...