A film on the life of Prophet Mohammad is expected to break box office records in Shi'ite Muslim Iran after its release on Thursday, but some Sunni Muslim clerics in the Arab world are demanding that Tehran ban it.
Bahrain has announced an offical public holiday on January 13 (Monday) to mark the Prophet's birth anniversary.
Prime Minister His Royal Highness Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa has issued a circular stipulating that the
Ministries and Federal departments in the UAE will remain closed on next Sunday (January 12) to mark the birth anniversary of the Prophet Mohammed, a report in Wam said.
The public holiday was announced according to a circular iss
Muslim leaders were in unison at the United Nations this week arguing that the West was hiding behind its defense of freedom of speech and ignoring cultural sensitivities in the aftermath of anti-Islam slurs that have raised fears of a widening
Simmering Muslim anger over insults to Prophet Mohammed exploded in violent protests across Asia and the Middle East yesterday even as some religious leaders called for peace and restraint.
More than 20 people were killed and hund
An epic film about Prophet Mohammed backed by the producer of The Lord of the Rings and The Matrix is being planned with the aim of “bridging cultures”.
Filming of the $150 million English-language film is set to start in 2011 with Am
A movie drama about the life of the Prophet Mohammad is to go into production soon, and will be only the second English-language film of its kind ever made, according to its producers.
"The Messenger of Peace" will be a remake of Moustapha
A record number of people have entered this year's Al Mahabba Awards Festival for the Islamic arts in Abu Dhabi.
Amongst the 200 entrants from 28 countries is Bahraini singer Khaled Abdul Qader.
The awards, now in its third year, h
Dubai will build a museum entirely dedicated to the life of Prophet Mohammed, a WAM report said.
Vice President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum ordered the unique project to be under taken
Abu Dhabi will host the second edition of Al Mahabba Awards festival, aimed at promoting cultural and artistic renaissance of the Muslim world, from April 17 to 19.
The event is meant to encourage, promote and honour creative and artistic