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Hajj Logistics
How does a city prepare to receive a sudden influx of 3 million visitors? Learn more about the preparations the Saudi government makes for the Hajj, including the logistics of safety, hygiene, and shelter for the pilgrims.

Hajj Logistics
How does a city prepare to receive a sudden influx of 3 million visitors? Learn more about the preparations the Saudi government makes for the Hajj, including the logistics of safety, hygiene, and shelter for the pilgrims.

Hajj Logistics
How does a city prepare to receive a sudden influx of 3 million visitors? Learn more about the preparations the Saudi government makes for the Hajj, including the logistics of safety, hygiene, and shelter for the pilgrims.

Hajj Logistics
How does a city prepare to receive a sudden influx of 3 million visitors? Learn more about the preparations the Saudi government makes for the Hajj, including the logistics of safety, hygiene, and shelter for the pilgrims.

Hajj Logistics
How does a city prepare to receive a sudden influx of 3 million visitors? Learn more about the preparations the Saudi government makes for the Hajj, including the logistics of safety, hygiene, and shelter for the pilgrims.

Jamarat Bridge Project
How will the Jamarat Bridge change the Hajj experience?

Suicide Bombers in Islam - What Does Islam Say?
What does Islamic law say about the legitimacy of suicide attacks? Is this method of fighting a valid form of jihad?

Muslim Victims of the 9/11 Terrorist Attack
Many Muslims worked in the World Trade Center towers, or were passengers on the airplanes that were hijacked in the 9/11 terrorist attack. Find a list of Muslim victims of September 11th, 2001.

Are Tattoos Allowed in Islam? Guidelines for Muslims
What does Islam say about tattoos? Is it allowed for a Muslim to get a tattoo?

Profile of Bilal, the First Muezzin
A profile of Bilal, the inspiring former African slave who became the first muezzin in Islam.

Islamic Glossary: Sahabah
What does the word

Destroying Ancient Artifacts - Islamic?
Treasures of human history, or evil reminders of polytheism? Is it Islamic to destroy ancient artifacts, such as done by the Taliban and ISIS?

Taliban Buddhist Statues - Poll On Taliban Buddhist Statues
In March 2001, the Taliban destroyed two ancient Buddhist statues in Bamiyan, Afghanistan. Some saw the statues as historical treasures, while others saw them as polytheistic idols. What should the Taliban have done with the Buddhist statues? Find out what our poll said. Page 2.

Authorized U.S. Travel Agents for Hajj & Umrah Trips
The following travel agencies have been approved by the government of Saudi Arabia to provide Hajj and Umrah trips for Muslims in the United States.

Hajj Service Providers
The Ministry of Hajj has provided the following list of approved Hajj service providers for Muslims coming for the pilgrimage from outside Saudi Arabia.

When Is Hajj 2015? (Pilgrimage to Makkah)
Hajj, the pilgrimage to Makkah, is one of the greatest religious observances in Islam. What are the dates for Hajj in 2015?

Who is Shaytan?
Shaytan (Satan, Iblis, the devil) is the enemy of a Muslim believer. Cast out of Heaven by Allah, he strives to prove that humans are prone to weakness.

Hajj Questions – Answers to Common Hajj Questions
Information about the Hajj, the annual Islamic pilgrimage to Makkah, Saudi Arabia.

Women Named in the Quran
There is one woman mentioned by name in the Quran. Other women are discussed in the Quran, and we know their names from Islamic tradition.

Muslim Men - Beards
Why do Muslim men usually have beards? Is it a rule in Islam that they should?

Patience, Perseverance, and Prayer
Advice for Muslims during times of tragedy and despair: call on Allah and strive to patiently persevere.

Islamic Glossary: Iqamah
Meaning of the Arabic word “iqamah” as it relates to Islamic prayer

What Are Prayer Rugs, and How Are They Used by Muslims?
Islamic prayer rugs are used to ensure that the area used for prayer is clean. The rugs often have embroidered designs and come in standard sizes, but are not required to be used.

What the Qur'an says about Mary, mother of Jesus
What the Qur'an says about Mary, mother of Jesus

Islamic Glossary: Haram
What do Muslims mean when they say something is Haram?

Madinah, Saudi Arabia Visitors Guide, Sites, and History
Visitor guide to Madinah, Saudi Arabia, with information about the city's history and significance, and a list of religious and historical sites to visit.

History of Islam - Battle of Uhud
In 625 A.D. (3 H.), the Muslims of Madinah learned a difficult lesson during the Battle of Uhud. Against all odds, it looked like the small group of defenders would win the battle against the invading army from Makkah. But at a key moment, some fighters left their posts out of greed and pride, ultimately causing the Muslim army a crushing defeat.

History of Islam - Battle of Uhud
In 625 A.D. (3 H.), the Muslims of Madinah learned a difficult lesson during the Battle of Uhud. Against all odds, it looked like the small group of defenders would win the battle against the invading army from Makkah. But at a key moment, some fighters left their posts out of greed and pride, ultimately causing the Muslim army a crushing defeat.

History of Islam - Battle of Uhud
In 625 A.D. (3 H.), the Muslims of Madinah learned a difficult lesson during the Battle of Uhud. Against all odds, it looked like the small group of defenders would win the battle against the invading army from Makkah. But at a key moment, some fighters left their posts out of greed and pride, ultimately causing the Muslim army a crushing defeat.

History of Islam - Battle of Uhud
In 625 A.D. (3 H.), the Muslims of Madinah learned a difficult lesson during the Battle of Uhud. Against all odds, it looked like the small group of defenders would win the battle against the invading army from Makkah. But at a key moment, some fighters left their posts out of greed and pride, ultimately causing the Muslim army a crushing defeat.

History of Islam - Battle of Uhud
In 625 A.D. (3 H.), the Muslims of Madinah learned a difficult lesson during the Battle of Uhud. Against all odds, it looked like the small group of defenders would win the battle against the invading army from Makkah. But at a key moment, some fighters left their posts out of greed and pride, ultimately causing the Muslim army a crushing defeat.

History of Islam - Battle of Uhud
In 625 A.D. (3 H.), the Muslims of Madinah learned a difficult lesson during the Battle of Uhud. Against all odds, it looked like the small group of defenders would win the battle against the invading army from Makkah. But at a key moment, some fighters left their posts out of greed and pride, ultimately causing the Muslim army a crushing defeat.

Converts to Islam - Support and Information for Converts to Islam
Support and information for converts to Islam, also known as reverts to the faith

Battle of the Trench
How was the Battle of the Trench significant in Islamic history?

My Path to Islam
Your Islam Expert shares her personal path to Islam. Follow this American Muslim woman on her journey through as a revert to the faith.

Treaty of Hudaibiyah
Initially seen as a humiliating defeat by some, the Treaty of Hudaibiyah was a turning point in Islamic history, a highlight of the Prophet Muhammad's wisdom and diplomacy.

Are There Quranic Verses Endorsing Violence Against Infidels
Aren't there some verses in the Quran that condone

What is Shari'ah Law?
What is Shari'ah law? A definition and explanation.

Sex in Islam
How is sex viewed in Islam? What regulations do Muslims follow in their sexual relationships?

Interfaith Dialogue in Islam and the Qur'an
Are Muslims open to interfaith dialogue? What guidelines does the Qur'an give for interfaith dialogue in Islam?

Sources of Islamic Law
Islamic law is based upon four main sources: the Quran itself, the Sunnah or practices of the Prophet Muhammad; Ijma' or the consensus of Muslim scholars; and Qiyas or new case law decided upon by Shari'ah judges.

How to Perform the Daily Muslim Prayers
How to perform the daily Muslim prayers, including the words and movements.

Dua - Muslim Prayers For Healing Sickness
What do Muslims say as a du'a (prayer) to ask Allah to heal someone who is suffering from sickness?

How Is Eid Al-Fitr Celebrated in Islam?
At the end of Ramadan, Muslims throughout the world have a joyous three-day celebration called Eid al-Fitr (the Festival of Fast-Breaking).

Common Islamic Holiday Greetings
Advice on common, appropriate greetings to give to Muslims during Ramadan and other Islamic holidays.

Meaning of the Adhan in English
Translation and transliteration of the Islamic call to prayer (adhan) in English.

What Are the Benefits of Fasting During Ramadan?
The benefits of fasting, and the lessons to be learned during Ramadan (Islamic month of fasting).

The Day of Arafat Significance and Meaning
What is the meaning and significance of the Day of Arafat, which occurs during the annual Islamic pilgrimage, the Hajj?

Popular Muslim Girls' Names
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Why Is the City of Jerusalem Important in Islam?
Jerusalem is considered a holy city in many different faiths. Here is an explanation of why the city of Jerusalem is important in Islam.

Islamic Fatwa - Is Smoking Allowed in Islam?
Is cigarette smoking allowed in Islam? Is there an Islamic fatwa about smoking?

Capital Punishment in Islam
What crimes are punishable by death in Islam? How does the death penalty reconcile with Islamic virtues of mercy and forgiveness?

Halal Eating and Drinking: Islamic Dietary Law
Basic information about Islamic dietary law, including the prohibition against alcohol and pork, and Islamic slaughtering methods.

Top Apple Apps for Muslims
iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch apps for Muslims - Islamic applications which are useful for Muslims to read Qur'an, calculate prayer times, and even locate halal food.

Was Michael Jackson a Muslim?
Like many aspects of singer Michael Jackson's life, his religious faith remains a mystery. Rumors are that he had embraced Islam this past November, with

Mothers in Islam
Islam teaches one to have high respect for one's mother; the Prophet Muhammad once said that

Ramadan Health Tips for Fasting Ramadan
What can a Muslim do to stay healthy during Ramadan? Follow these tips for fasting Ramadan during long summer days.

Hijab and Islamic Modest Dress Clothing Guide
Answers to your most common questions about Islamic clothing: Why do Muslims dress in distinctive clothing? Don't they get hot? What do the different colors and styles of dress mean, and what are they called? What's the difference between a chador, abaya, and jilbab? What do they call the

What Do Muslims Believe About Insurance?
What do Muslims believe about insurance? Is it acceptable in Islam to take out health insurance, life insurance, car insurance, etc.? Are there Islamic alternatives to conventional insurance programs? Would Muslims seek a religious exemption if the purchase of insurance were required by law?

Do Muslims believe in the virgin birth of Jesus?
Islamic beliefs about the virgin birth of Jesus

Business and Economic Rules in Islam
An overview of the basic principles of Islamic economics, including discussions of interest/usury, gambling, fraud, extravagance, and greed.

The Meaning of Isra' and Mi'raj in Islam
The meaning and significance of Isra' and Mi'raj in Islam, the Prophet Muhammad's Night Journey to Jerusalem and Ascension into Heaven.

Juz' 30 (Amma) of the Quran
Details and description of the last or 30th juz' (section) of the Quran, which is often called Juz' Amma.

Are There Rules About How to Handle the Quran?
Rules for the proper handling of the Quran -- who can touch the Islamic sacred book and under what conditions.

Prophet Ibrahim/ Abraham in Islam
In Islam, Ibrahim (Abraham) is revered as an honorable prophet. Learn more about the life and teachings of the Prophet Ibrahim, according to the Islamic faith.

How the Quran Was Recorded and Preserved
A history of how the Quran was compiled, during the lifetime of the Prophet Muhammad and after his death.

Books of Du'a (Islamic Supplications/Prayers)
In addition to the five daily prayers, Muslim say personal prayers or supplications throughout the day. These personal prayers are known as du'a, which means 'calling upon God.' These books help guide the Muslim in du'a, offering sample prayers in both Arabic and English.

Islam Prophet Saleh Profile and Quran References
A profile of the Prophet named Saleh, according to Islamic teachings – including his life, his people, his message, and his story according to the Quran.

Do All Muslim Names Have to Be Arabic in Origin?
Giving your child a meaningful name is one of the first duties of parenthood. When choosing a Muslim baby name, it does not have to be an Arabic name.

Quran FAQ - Books of Revelation in Islam
The Quran, the Gospel, the Torah, the Psalms, and more... Muslims believe that God (Allah) has sent guidance through His prophets, and believe in several books of revelation. However, Islam teaches that only the Quran remains in its complete and unaltered form.

Islamic Birth Rites (Common Practices)
Upon the birth of a child, certain rites are common among Muslims such as reciting the call to prayer, circumcision, and breastfeeding the child.

Muslim Names for Boys
Giving your child a meaningful name is one of the first duties of parenthood. Find out how to choose a Muslim baby name for your newborn son.

Islam in America During the Slavery Years
Islam has a long history in America. There were many Muslims among the slaves brought to the U.S. from Africa.

Islam in America During the Civil Rights Era
Islam has a long history in America. There were many Muslims among the slaves brought to the U.S. from Africa. During the Civil Rights Era, many African-Americans reclaimed their Islamic identity, and Islam played an important role in black nationalist movements. Page 2.

History of Islam in America - Islam in America Today
Islam has a long history in America. There were many Muslims among the slaves brought to the U.S. from Africa. During the Civil Rights Era, many African-Americans reclaimed their Islamic identity, and Islam played an important role in black nationalist movements. Today, there are an estimated 8 million or more Muslims in the United States: African-Americans, immigrants from Muslim countries, and others. Page 3.

Mecca Visitors Guide: Makkah, Saudi Arabia
Visitor guide to Makkah (Mecca), Saudi Arabia, with a list of religious and historical sites to visit

What Does Islam Say About Gender Selection?
What does Islam say about gender selection, using reproductive technologies to select either a male or female child?

Ayat Al-Kursi - Verse of the Throne
It is often called the most important and profound verse of the Quran: the

Islamic Calendar: First 10 Days of the Month of Hajj
What is the significance of the first 10 days of Dhul-Hijjah, the month of Islamic pilgrimage?

What Does Barack Obama's Name Mean?
Email rumors have charged that U.S. President Barack Obama is (or used to be) a practing Muslim, an urban legend that has since been proven false. However, Obama does have an unusual name which reflects his African Muslim heritage. What is the meaning of his name?

Parables of the Quran
The Quran includes parables in order to teach or illustrate moral lessons.

Milad an-Nabi - Birthday of the Prophet Muhammad
Milad an-Nabi, the birthday of the Prophet Muhammad's birthday, is celebrated by some Muslims but not all.

What Is a Mihrab in Islamic Mosque Architecture?
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Shirk - The Unforgivable Sin in Islam
Explanation of the one unforgivable sin in Islam: shirk, or associating others with God.

Islamic Sewing Patterns - Helpful Links
Islamic sewing patterns to make your own hijabs, jilbabs, prayer clothes, underscarves, thobes, and more.

Muslim Baby Names - Prohibited Names in Islam
Giving your child a meaningful Muslim name is one of the first duties of parenthood. There are some names that are disliked or forbidden in Islam.

Minaret - Mosque Architecture Definition
Early mosques did not have minarets; the adhan was simply called from any high point near the mosque. Now they are a common element in mosque architecture.

Safety and Health of Ramadan Fasting for Muslims
Is it safe to fast to during Ramadan if a Muslim has health issues? What can a Muslim do to stay healthy during Ramadan? What exemptions exist for those who cannot fast for health reasons?

What Are the Hadith in Islam? Definition
Definition of the hadith in Islam, the collected sayings of the Prophet Muhammad.

Ten Commandments of Islam
Are the Ten Commandments part of Islamic teachings?

Praying the "Last Third of the Night"
Last night (well, this morning), I heard prayers coming from the loudspeakers of the mosque near my house.

Aminah Assilmi: A Leader Lost
To God we belong, and to Him we all return. Aminah Assilmi, aprominent Muslim lecturer, writer and women's rights advocate in the U.S., diedFriday

Abraj Al-Bait, World's 2nd Tallest Tower
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Wishing Non-Muslims "Happy Holidays"
Is it wrong for a Muslimto wish a family member, colleague, or friend

Top Muslim-Friendly Holiday Destinations for 2013
Top Muslim Friendly Holiday Vacation Destinations

FAQ: Can pilgrimage be made only during the designated days of Hajj?
With 3 million pilgrims descending on Mecca at once, people often ask why the dates of Hajj (the annual Islamic pilgrimage) are fixed and cannot be spread out over the year to ease crowd control.

Islamic Scholars’ Open Letter to ISIS
The world's top Muslim scholars issue a detailed condemnation of ISIS, in an open letter addressed to their leader Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi

Common Mistakes in Salaat (Islamic Prayer)
15 common mistakes that Muslims make in their daily prayers

Common Mistakes in Salaat (Islamic Prayer)
15 common mistakes that Muslims make in their daily prayers

Islamic Belief in Destiny (Qadr)
How can Muslims believe in both destiny and free will?

Minor Signs of the Day of Judgment - Islam
Muslims believe that the

Minor Signs of the Day of Judgment - Islam
Muslims believe that the

Major Signs of the Day of Judgment - Islam
Muslims believe that the

Islamic Holidays - Introductions and Overviews
Muslims have two major religious observances each year, and corresponding holidays connected with each one: Ramadan, Eid-al-Fitr, Hajj, and Eid-al-Adha. Some Muslims acknowledge other events from Islamic history, which are considered holidays by some but not all Muslims.

Fasting Outside of Ramadan
Ramadan is a required month of fasting for Muslims around the world, but there are also other days when Muslims may voluntarily fast outside of Ramadan.

Kuffiya - Palestinian Support Scarves
Palestinian support scarves/kuffiyeh: what they are and where to buy them

Why Do Islamic Prayer Times Change From Day to Day?
Islam FAQ: Why do Islamic prayer times change from day to day?

What Is a Minbar in Islamic Mosque Architecture?
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Islamic Singing Group Raihan - Songs and Albums
The Malaysian singing group Raihan has topped the charts in the Islamic music scene.

Ramadan Fasting Requirements and Rules
The religious requirements for fasting in the month of Ramadan, including when sick, ill, or pregnant

Muslim Baby Names for Boys Beginning With R
When choosing a Muslim name for your baby boy, consult this list of Muslim baby boy names that start with the letter R. The list includes the meaning of each name.

Yusuf Islam (Cat Stevens) Discography
In 1978, pop artist Cat Stevens gave up super-stardom when he embraced Islam and became known as Yusuf Islam. In Yusuf Islam's newer albums, his melodious voice carries on in his recordings of Islamic songs, known as nasheed.

Sheikh Abdul-Basit Abdul-Samad - Quran Reciter Profile
One of the most popular Quran reciters of all time, the late Sheikh Abdul-Basit has a voice that is known throughout the Muslim world.

H - Alphabetical List of Muslim Female Names
When choosing a Muslim name for your baby girl, consult this list of Muslim baby girl names that start with the letter H. The list includes the meaning of each name.

How Islam Can Help Smokers Quit Smoking
Islamic scholars generally agree that smoking is forbidden in Islam. How can Islam help you quit smoking?

PBS Islam Empire of Faith Documentary
This 2001 PBS documentary looks at the contributions of the Islamic world through history.

Islam and Delaying Menstruation: Pros and Cons
Muslim women are exempt from certain religious duties during times of menstruation. Prayers, fasting, and pilgrimage rites are not performed unless one is in a ritual state of purity. Some Muslim women ask,

Muslim Baby Names For Girls Beginning With SH
When choosing a Muslim name for your baby girl, consult this list of Muslim baby girl names that start with the letters SH. The list includes the meaning of each name.

Earth Day, Environmentalism and Islam
A reflection on the teachings of Islam in relation to the environment, in honor of Earth Day.

SWT Definition of the Islamic Abbreviation
When writing the name of God (Allah), Muslims often follow it with the abbreviation SWT

"Mahr" - Definition of Muslim Terms
What is the meaning of mahr in the Islamic marriage process? Is it correctly translated as

Muslim Environmental Organizations
These Muslims and Muslim organizations are active in efforts to protect Earth's environment.

When to Perform Optional Islamic Sunnah Prayers
Beyond the five daily required prayers, Muslims often engage in optional prayers before or after the regular prayers. These are known as

Definition of Walima - Marriage Celebration in Islam
What is the meaning of. Islam.

When Do Muslim Girls Start Wearing the Hijab?
At what age are Muslim girls expected to start wearing the hijab, or Islamic headcovering?

Dua - Muslim Prayer For Travel
What do Muslims say as a du'a (prayer) for travel, when taking a trip?

Age of the Earth According to Islam
According to Islamic beliefs, how old is the Earth?

Muslim Baby Girl Names – Muslim Baby Names For Girls Beginning With A
When choosing a Muslim name for your baby girl, consult this list of Muslim baby girl names that start with the letter A. The list includes the meaning of each name.

R - Muslim Female Names List
When choosing a Muslim name for your baby girl, consult this list of Muslim baby girl names that start with the letter R. The list includes the meaning of each name.

Islamic Phrases: Masha'Allah
Why do Muslims often say. Islam.

Islamic Phrases: Subhan'Allah Meaning
Why do Muslims often say Subhan'Allah

Definition of Nikah – Islam’s Marriage Contract
What is the meaning of nikah in the Islamic marriage process?

Profiles of the Rightly Guided Caliphs
Profiles of the four Rightly-Guided Caliphs of Islam, who took over leadership of the Muslim community after the death of the Prophet Muhammad.

2012 About.com Islam Readers' Choice Awards - Finalists
Vote for your favorites in the 2012 About.com Islam Readers' Choice Awards. Finalists have been announced in three categories of awards: Favorite Quran Reciter, Best Islamic App, and Best Muslim Musician/Nasheed Artist.

Take Advantage of Five Matters - Wisdom of the Prophet Muhammad
The Prophet Muhammad advised us to take advantage of these five matters each and every day.

Adam's World Puppet Videos
For Muslim children the Adam's World videos, featuring the puppets Adam and Aneesah, are entertaining and educational.

Hajj The Islamic Pilgrimage to Mecca - Books About The Hajj
The Islamic pilgrimage to Mecca, the Hajj, attracts over three million pilgrims each year. Learn more about Hajj through these excellent books, for both younger and older readers alike.

Quran Translation - English Translations of the Quran
Which English translation of the Quran is best? Check the reviews before making your choice. Page 2.

Quran Translation - Translations of the Quran In Other Languages
Translations of the Quran into other languages, from Albanian to Urdu. Page 3.

Islamic Pilgrimage - Watch Video of Hajj on Saudi TV
Watch live Saudi TV video coverage of the Hajj (Islamic pilgrimage to Makkah)

Islam - Najaf, Iraq
Why is Najaf, Iraq considered a holy city?

The Terrorist Book Review - Review of The Terrorist By Caroline Cooley
Review of The Terrorist by Caroline Cooley.

Islamic Education at American Open University - Profile of American Open University
A profile of the American Open University, an Islamic distance-learning educational institute.

Islam - Chechnya
Background on the conflict between Chechnya and Russia.

Do Muslims Circumcise? Circumcision in Islam
Do Muslims circumcise? Explanation of the Islamic teachings about circumcision.

Islam - Indonesia
Indonesia is the world's largest Muslim country

Polygamy in Islam
How is polygamy practiced in Islam? How many spouses can a Muslim have, and under what circumstances?

Islam - Parenting Advice
Being a parent is difficult enough... Receive advice from the experts, and network with other parents to share ideas and support.

Racism in Islam
History has shown that Islam can be a unifying force, bringing people of diverse backgrounds together as brothers and sisters in faith. How do the teachings of Islam rid people's hearts of racism?

Islam - Birth & Death Rites
Rites of passage in Islam - birth and death - are marked with expressions of faith, hopes and prayers for the Mercy of God, and support for the family.

Islam - Spouse Abuse
Is spouse abuse permitted in Islam? Find out more about domestic violence and Islam.

Difficulties of Quran Translation
Why is it so difficult to translate the Quran? What is special about the Arabic original?

Not in the Name of Islam
Online petition seeks to demonstrate once and for all that Muslims in America and throughout the Islamic world reject violence committed in the name of Islam.

Muslim Baby Boy Names – Muslim Baby Names For Boys Beginning With F
When choosing a Muslim name for your baby boy, consult this list of Muslim baby boy names that start with the letter F. The list includes the meaning of each name.

Muslim Baby Boy Names – Muslim Baby Names For Boys Beginning With L
When choosing a Muslim name for your baby boy, consult this list of Muslim baby boy names that start with the letter L. The list includes the meaning of each name.

Muslim Baby Girl Names – Muslim Baby Names For Girls Beginning With K
When choosing a Muslim name for your baby girl, consult this list of Muslim baby girl names that start with the letter K. The list includes the meaning of each name.

Muslim Baby Girl Names – Muslim Baby Names For Girls Beginning With T
When choosing a Muslim name for your baby girl, consult this list of Muslim baby girl names that start with the letter T. The list includes the meaning of each name.

Amr Khaled - Profile of Amr Khaled
Sometimes called the

Islamic Publications - Islamic Magazines and Journals
Many print publications for Muslims can be delivered directly to your regular mailbox! Includes subscription and contact information for magazines and journals.

Woman in Abaya
Photo of a woman in Saudi Arabia wearing the traditional abaya. Page 12.

Apartments in Riyadh
Apartments in Riyadh are usually located over store-fronts. Page 6.

Entering Into Riyadh
Driving into Riyadh from the west, one passes through a series of wadis. Page 2.

Faisaliyah Center
One of two skyscrapers in the downtown area, Faisaliyah Center hosts a conference center, hotel, offices, restaurants, and shopping mall. Its distinctive feature is the

Saudi Woman on Jetski
Despite what may seem like restrictive clothing, many Saudi women find ways to have some fun. Page 13.

Kingdom Center, Riyadh
300-meter high Kingdom Center (Burj al-Mamlaka) dominates the Riyadh, Saudi Arabia skyline. Page 3.

McDonald's in Saudi Arabia
A McDonald's restaurant in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Page 11.

A mosque in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
A mosque in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Page 5.

Family Villa, Riyadh
Photo of a private home in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Page 8.

Residential Area, Riyadh
Residential Area of Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Page 7.

Villa Privacy, Saudi Arabia
Some private homes make their walls even higher, to protect the family from neighbors' prying eyes. The exterior walls of villas usually enclose the family home as well as a private garden or outdoor area. Page 10.

Extended Family Homes in Saudi Arabia
Saudi people often live in extended family groups, with several villas attached to one another behind a single

Islamic World News - News Resources From Muslim World
A list of news resources from the Islamic world - find stories, analysis, and news footage from a Muslim perspective

Teacher Resources About Islam
The following organizations have the resources and expertise to help you round out your curriculum with information about Muslims and the Muslim world. Check for curriculum guides, books for all ages, and more teacher resources.

Islamic Living - Resources for Islamic Living
Islam is often called a

Desert of Saudi Arabia
Picture of the desert in Saudi Arabia

Islamic Abbreviation: AH
A definition of the Islamic abbreviation 'A.H.' (Hijrah year) with links to further information about the Islamic calendar.

Islamic Glossary: Allah
Glossary definition of the Islamic term

Dalia Mogahed - Profile of Dalia Mogahed
Dalia Mogahed serves on President Obama's Advisory Council on Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships. As the first veiled Muslim woman to serve in an advisory position in the White House, people naturally want to know more about her.

Hajj - Watch Hajj Documentaries
Although the city of Mecca is closed to non-Muslim visitors, several media agencies in recent years have filmed the Hajj for a wider video audience. Witness the Islamic pilgrimage experience yourself through these enlightening documentaries.

Green Deen - A Review of Green Deen by Ibrahim Abdul Matin
In his book

Islamic Beliefs & Worship
Islam is a major world religion, with over 1 billion followers worldwide (1/5 of the world population). Here you can find basic information about the faith, including what Muslims believe, how the faith is practiced in daily life, where Muslims live, and common misconceptions about the faith.

Islam - U.S. 2008 Elections - The Muslim Vote
Information on the 2008 U.S. elections from an Islamic perspective: Where the candidates stand on issues important to the Muslim community, how to register to vote, Muslim lobby organizations, how to get involved, and more!

Islam - Qur'an Verse of the Day
Daily excerpts from the Qur'an, the holy book of Islam.

Islam - Online Courses
Expand your education about Islam through these online courses, both introductory and in-depth.

How To Make Wud'u
How Muslims made Wudu (ablution before prayer). A step-by-step explanation of how to make wudu.

Islam - Advent of Islam (610-632 A.D.)
The history of Islam during the time of the Prophet Muhammad

Islam - Hadith Collections
Full collections of Hadith (written traditions of the Prophet Muhammad) in the books of Bukhari, Muslim, Tirmidhi, Abu Dawud, and others.

Islamic Websites in Arabic
Links to Islamic websites in the Arabic language