In a viral video, he said using this emoji to mock people is “haram” or forbidden. Many reacted to it with the laughing emoji itself.
Being a double minority presents a double set of issues—one concerning culture and religion, the other concerning sexual identity.
Featuring members of Danger Beach, TV Colours, and Haram, the band delve into a gloomier post punk sound.
Taking their name from the Arabic word for "forbidden," the band play a pulverizing style of punk that has vocals and lyrics entirely in Arabic.
A 48-year-old Pakistani man who is awaiting deportation from Japan has begun a hunger strike after he discovered that he was being fed ham at the Yokohama immigration facility where he is being held.
Matthew Martin is using the digital currency to circumvent Islamic rules about finance.
When one sleuthing Muslim customer of Texas Chicken Malaysia noticed that his dipping sauce was actually a product of Church's Chicken, he believed that he was eating non-halal food. Because, you know, it says "church."
Images have emerged online that purportedly depict members of the Islamic State destroying hundreds of boxes of US-produced chicken legs intended for civilians.
A video released by the Islamic State shows militants "promoting virtue and preventing vice" in Iraq's Kirkuk province.
The Canadians are sending the Nigerian government surveillance technology to Boko Haram.
In most Muslim countries, tattoos are considered makrouh — that is, they aren’t illegal per se, but it’s generally best to avoid them.
Mohsen, like most Muslims, believes that permanent tattoos are haram, or forbidden. In Iran, the government dubs anyone with a tattoo a criminal, and the punishment for getting one can be up to six months in prison and a hundred lashings.