Both faith communities have long shared this sacred city. But some Hindus have taken legal action over a mosque they claim holds idols of Hindu deities.
Chinese Muslims take roundabout trips for their Hajj pilgrimage, trying to circumvent China's tightened surveillance at every turn — and possible arrest on their return, pilgrims and tour leaders say.
The children were converted by their father after the parents divorced. The case has thrown into sharp relief the ethnic and religious identity markers that form the bedrock of Malaysian policy.
The tensions are a test of the nation's tolerance of increasing diversity, when South Korea is looking to immigration to bolster its aging and shrinking workforce.
Before the pandemic, the hajj pilgrimage drew millions each year to Islam's holy city of Mecca, home to the cube-shaped Kaaba that observant Muslims pray toward five times a day.
When Muslims do appear, they tend to be violent Middle Eastern men, a new study has found after surveying 200 popular series from the U.S, U.K. and elsewhere.
When her high school banned the hijab, Ayesha Shifa sued. Her case went to India's Supreme Court. A verdict, expected soon, could redefine what secularism means in the world's largest democracy.
Hundreds of thousands of Muslim pilgrims from around the world raised their hands to heaven and offered prayers of repentance on the sacred hill of Mount Arafat in Saudi Arabia on Friday.
Some rights activists have voiced concerns that the ban could increase Islamophobia in a country where violence and hate speech against Muslims have increased in recent years.
India's Hindu nationalists say they've drastically cut crime in Uttar Pradesh, where key elections are underway. Human rights advocates say there's been a spike in police brutality against minorities.
China is removing domes and minarets from thousands of mosques. Authorities are taking down overtly Islamic architecture as part of a "sinicization" push to make them seem more traditionally Chinese.
A Southern California community grapples with the legacy of being secretly surveilled by the FBI. Twenty years later, the matter is a legal fight that has reached the Supreme Court.
Muslims, the third-largest faith group in federal prisons, are significantly underrepresented among the chaplaincy, according to a recent Department of Justice report.
Despite anti-Muslim rhetoric and policies, President Trump appears to have gotten more support from American Muslims in the 2020 election than four years ago.
Muslims all over the world celebrate Ramadan this month. The holy month began two weeks ago. Muslims fast during this time to commemorate the Islamic...