• February 25, 2013

    As the Bill to allow same-sex marriage makes its way through the UK Parliament, BBC religion commentator and broadcaster Ernie Rea and guests on the Radio 4 'Beyond Belief' programme (4.30pm, Monday 25 February 2013) will be discuss whether homosexuality is compatible with Islam, and related questions.

  • February 18, 2013

    Pakistan's authorities have been asked to do more to protect the persecuted Shi’a Hazara, following a devastating attack in Quetta that killed scores.

  • December 27, 2012

    A dozen worshippers have been killed in two attacks by an extreme Islamist group operating in the north of Nigeria over the Christmas period.

  • November 2, 2012

    Back in September, there were expressions across the world of what was dubbed 'Muslim rage' by the media, following the tawdry trailer for a film entitled 'Innocence of Muslims' ostensibly intended to defame the Muslim prophet Muhammad and insult the ummah of Islam worldwide. But Dr Harry Hagopian paints a much deeper and wider picture of Muslim discontents and provocations experienced throughout the Middle East and North Africa and elsewhere. Challenging simplistic 'clash of civilisations' theses, he says that what we need is not further disengagement between peoples and cultures, but rather further re-engagement.

  • August 21, 2012

    The Grand Mufti of Bosnia-Herzegovina, Dr Mustafa ef. Ceric, who is the country’s senior Muslim leader, arrives in Scotland from Sarajevo on Wednesday.

  • August 19, 2012

    In his 2012 Eid Message, Dr Rowan Williams, the Archbishop of Canterbury, writes of a hope we can all aspire to.

  • August 15, 2012

    A stimulating, comedic and controversial one-woman show comes to Edinburgh tomorrow night, defying simplistic portrayals of Muslim women.

  • January 13, 2012

    Imams at British mosques have let down a generation of young Muslims by failing to reach young people, says a Muslim leader and commentator.

  • December 31, 2011

    The spiritual head of Nigeria's 70 million Muslims, Alhaji Sa'ad Abubakar, has met with the current Nigerian President, a Christian, to discuss religious conflict.

  • November 29, 2011

    Christian and Muslim leaders in Kenya have discussed how to improve their HIV/AIDS strategies at a conference in Nairobi from 23 to 25 November.