World's Largest University for Women Opens

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah inaugurated Sunday the SR20-billion Princess Nora bint Abdulrahman University.


The New Muslim Cool: Islamic Eco Rap

A humanities instructor by day and social activist by night, California based hip-hop artist 'Professor A.L.I.' is behind a cool new era of enviro-activism in a bid to raise awareness of Islamophobia in America.


Muslim Women Debate Harassment, Feminism

Conservative Muslim bloggers and women’s rights activists bring harassers and inadequate legal and cultural protection to task, with women leading the charge.


''Green Deen'' Connects Environmentalism With Islam

For the past ten years, Ibrahim Abdul-Matin has been a passionate voice for transforming our pollution based way of life to one that prioritises our planet and its people.


In A First, Women Surpass Men in Advanced Degrees

For the first time, American women have passed men in gaining advanced college degrees.


UN Establishes World Interfaith Harmony Week

In October, the UN General Assembly passed a resolution deeming the first week of February each year to be ‘World Interfaith Harmony Week.


Deep Budget Cuts for California

Tatieana Jones is a 24-year-old single mother of three children; Jatiana, Jayana and Raniyah. She works for the IRS in Oakland, Calif. as a contact representative, a position she has held for three years.


Religious Bias in US Textbooks?

Last week, the Texas Board of Education adopted a resolution with a 7-6 vote that ''accuses textbook publishers of favoring Islam over Christianity and tells them to stop it.'


The Day Atheism Became a Religion

When the Atheists, Humanists, and Agnostics (AHA!) student group became one of Stanford University’s Associated Religions (SAR), they were met with no resistance.


The Muslim Bridget Jones

It took Shelina Zahra Janmohamed ten years of fixed blind-dates to find Mr. Right. An arranged marriage? Poor thing. A tradition that is “oh so old-fashioned,” and “uncool,” and receives instant sympathy. But guess what, Shelina’s story is anything but a misery memoir.