The NS Interview: Dalia Mogahed, adviser to Barack Obama
By Mehdi Hasan - 12 February 9:26

“Corny as it may sound, I am proof of the American dream”

Good Muslim, bad Muslim
By Tariq Ramadan - 12 February 9:26

Tariq Ramadan argues for a new understanding of what it means to be a “moderate” Muslim.

The great divide
By Mehdi Hasan - 11 February 9:12

Don’t know your Sunnis from your Shias? You are not alone, but their conflict will shape the future

Leader: Britain has nothing to fear from Islam
By Staff blogger - 11 February 7:09

British Muslims, alienated, frustrated and under siege, need our support.

Radical departure
By Ed Husain - 11 February 7:09

Ed Husain is a former Hizb ut-Tahrir member who has
campaigned against the ideology of Islamism. B

The lost Muslim generation
By David Blanchflower - 11 February 7:09

The jobless rate for young, unqualified Muslims is approaching 40 per cent.

Reflections on the Revolution in Europe: Immigration, Islam and the West
By Ziauddin Sardar - 11 February 7:09

Predictions of a Muslim takeover of Europe reproduce the worst sorts of orientalist prejudice.

Tariq Ramadan
By Ian K Smith - 10 February 16:46

The radical reformer.

Ayatollah Khomeini
By Ian K Smith - 10 February 16:44

Shia cleric and symbol of the Iranian Revolution.

Sayyid Abul-A’la Maududi
By Ian K Smith - 10 February 16:42

The Islamist politician and leader of the righteous vanguard.

Ali Shari‘ati
By Ian K Smith - 10 February 16:40

The revolutionary.

Sayyid Qutb
By Ian K Smith - 10 February 16:37

The Islamist.

Hassan al-Banna
By Ian K Smith - 10 February 16:34

The schoolteacher and founder of the Muslim Brotherhood.

Muhammad Iqbal
By Ian K Smith - 10 February 16:27

Pakistan's national poet and the most eloquent proponent of Islamic modernism.

Muhammad Rashid Rida
By Ian K Smith - 10 February 16:25

Defender of the faith and key advocate for the Caliphate.

Muhammad Abduh
By Ian K Smith - 10 February 16:23

The reformer.

Jamal al-Din al-Afghani
By Ian K Smith - 10 February 16:21

The prime mover in the Islamic renaissance.

Ten most influential modern Islamic intellectuals
By Ian K Smith - 10 February 16:19

Modern Muslim intellectualism in ten simple steps.

Signs of Shia courage
By Sayed Mahdi Al-Modaressi - 05 February 8:38

Despite the latest wave of suicide attacks in Iraq, millions of Shia Muslim pilgrims continue to flood to the shrine of Hussein in Karbala.

The importance of myth
By Sholto Byrnes - 26 January 12:34

Howard Jacobson defends “Creation”

Vatican criticises Avatar
By Sholto Byrnes - 13 January 18:38

Ecology is not a religion, warns the Holy See

Spiritual awakening
By William Dalrymple - 17 December 7:06

Globalisation has been good for gods in the Indian subcontinent. As the region has remade itself, it

Faith, hope and clarity
By Sholto Byrnes - 17 December 7:06

The rate of HIV infection in Kenya is one of the highest in the world, but safer sex is at last bein

Quran and country
By Nabila Ramdani - 17 December 7:06

The words "British" and "Muslim" turn out to have a great deal in common

Let it go, let it go, let it go!
By Mark Watson - 17 December 7:06

Don't blame Christmas for how capitalism has run roughshod over our traditional values

Happy Hanukkah
By Sholto Byrnes - 11 December 13:35

Forget "Winterval". Let religious festivals proudly speak their names

Jesus: the Muslim prophet
By Mehdi Hasan - 10 December 5:47

Christianity is rooted in the belief that Jesus is the Son of God, so is Islam’s version of Christ a source of tension, or a way of building bridges between the world’s two largest faiths?

Europe’s problem with Islam
By Sholto Byrnes - 30 November 15:10

The Swiss vote illuminates a phobia many just don’t admit

Act of supremacy
By Sholto Byrnes - 23 November 16:04

Does the Pope really care if he snubs Rowan Williams?

Who are you calling anti-Semitic?
By Sholto Byrnes - 17 November 17:43

The charge is grave. It must not be misused.