A senior religious official in the Muslim-majority country said the game can make people "intoxicated."
The discrimination, criminalization and oppression of the LGBT community, especially the trans community in Malaysia should be brought to an end.
If Islam is currently in America, then America, in dealing with Islam, should learn about its own unique experience and the challenges Muslims face.
The ruling or fatwa has the force of law and appears to go beyond the group's previous known utterances on the subject.
Religious leaders are emphasizing that they don't consider terrorists to be true Muslims.
"The acts of the Islamic State are inhuman and un-Islamic."
The 85-year-old Grand Ayatollah did not talk to me as if I'm Sunni or Shia, Muslim or non-Muslim but just as a human being. I left his reception fully confident that Iraq is currently in safe hands so long as it continues to have wise men like him. However, what will happen after Sistani departs a fragile Iraq?
Masturbation is a controversial topic in Islam, as the Qur'an makes no mention of it, leaving Muslim scholars and clerics
It is heartening to see the swift condemnation against Indiana's new law from state governments, technology leaders, athletic organizations and community organizations. The pressure should be kept up, even as the governor and lawmakers say they want to "clarify" the law's intent.
Most of the world's 1.6 billion Muslims do not countenance violence and human rights violations, but the fact remains that fundamentalists are not a fringe group; they occupy senior positions in Muslim clerical hierarchy.