We asked The World’s listeners to share what Eid al-Fitr means to them and their families. Here’s what they told us.
Athens is one of the few world capitals without an official mosque. Greece is finally building one. But until then, the city's thousands of Muslims will continue praying in rented out garages, basements and apartments.
"In France, we talk constantly about Muslims, especially Muslim women, but you never get to hear us." That's why some French Muslim women started the online magazine, Lallab.
It’s not always easy to bridge gaps in communities. But these two friends are giving it a try.
The safety and security of Americans is first and foremost, says Hossein Khorram, who supported Trump as a Republican delegate from Washington.
Morocco is enlisting Islam in its effort to get off fossil fuels, starting with installing solar panels on state-owned mosques. It's part of a broader global effort to bring more Muslims into the fight against climate change.
Alyssa Haughwout became the caretaker of Brooklyn’s historic Tatar mosque a year ago. She’s now charting the near-empty building’s future.
It wasn’t so long ago when US colleges and universities dismissed Islam as a serious subject of study. A broken arm set off the chain of events that sent Philip Khuri Hitti from Lebanon to Princeton, where he created the first program in Near Eastern Studies in the US.
"It’s a really, really scary moment for the Somali community," says refugee advocate Suud Olat.
Many American Muslims breathed a collective sigh of relief when they heard the annual Eid al-Adha holiday would fall on Sept. 12, instead of the painful anniversary of Sept. 11. One religious leader hopes the coincidence will spark some deep reflection.
A Pew study says that 20 percent of Americans who identify as Muslims are converts. With surges in hate crimes and negative media portrayals, here's what makes them faithful.