Mecca Stampede Kills Over 700 People, 863 Injured During Holy Pilgrimage

More than 700 pilgrims lost their lives in a stampede that occurred outside the city of Mecca in Saudi Arabia. According to authorities, this

Watch Gay Muslim’s Daring Pilgrimage to Mecca in ‘A Sinner in Mecca’

Parvez Sharma, a gay Muslim, filmed his Hajj pilgrimage to Mecca, taking viewers where they've never been before. Imagine that you’ve been brought up

Problems on the Road to Hajj: Saudi Arabia Warns of Unrest, Cases of MERS

Pilgrims from all over the world are gathering at Mecca for Hajj as the Health Ministry is warning of MERS. There has been a

Crane Collapsed in Mecca Just Days Before Muslim Pilgrimage Starts

Disaster in Mecca caused several deaths and left hundreds of pilgrims injured. Over one hundred people died as a crane toppled over the Grand

Muslim Children

The Fastest Growing Religions in Saudi Arabia, Pakistan, & India Will Surprise You

Data from Pew Research may surprise many as the fastest growing religion in Saudi Arabia & Pakistan is Hinduism, & India will be home

Free Raif

Pressure Rises for Saudi Arabia for Human Rights Abuses

Saudi Arabia is under international pressure as details of human rights abuses in blogger Raif Badawi's case are revealed, despite attempts to censor them.

Interview with Mark Cohen on Muslim-Jewish relations: history and relevance today

Professor Mark R. Cohen delivering a lecture to a seminar room full of professors and graduate students at King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Religion and Violence in the Middle East

Why can’t we all just get along? Religion and Violence in the Middle East

Atheist and Theist perspectives on the rising tension and violence in the Middle East. Escalating tensions in the Middle East point to religion as

Thousands of pilgrims from #UAE arrive in Saudi Arabia to perform Hajjj

Hajj Muslim Pilgrimage Going On Now, Will Come to a Close with Eid al Adha on Saturday

The great Muslim pilgrimage of Hajj has begun and will culminate with Eid al Adha on Saturday, October 4. So why are these two

Saudi Arabia Defines Atheists as Terrorists

By Tribes of the World [CC BY-SA 2.0 ], from Flickr King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia has shocked many by announcing in a royal