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With some 1.5 billion followers worldwide, concentrated especially in Southeast Asia, South Asia, the Middle East, and North Africa, the Muslim faith is the world’s second largest religion.

Like Judaism and Christianity, Islam is a religion “of the book;” Muslims believe Muhammad was the last in a line of prophets, which included Jesus, to reveal the word of God to humanity.

Today, Islam is probably the most misrepresented and misunderstood religion, at least in the Western world. With this in mind, Matador strives to produce content that reflects the faith’s diversity and richness, as well as how it informs the everyday lives of its followers.

Islamic immigrants can thrive in Korea, a country where everything changes fast.
"Isn’t it cheating to gorge yourself after a day of fasting?”
After the death of the Coptic Pope and a new president, what does the future hold for...
A look at some of the effects of the holiday.
For Indonesia, the beheading of Ruyati binti Satubi was a provocation too far.
"God is whatever it is that allowed me to feel that pain."
Over tiny cups of cardamon-laced Arabic coffee, Maolim Salim showed us his amulets he...
Muslim leader Irshad Manji blasts the negative responses to a now infamous South Park...
What does inter-faith cooperation look like? Troy Nahumko finds a shining example in an...
Hajj is the world’s largest annual pilgrimage that takes place in Mecca, Saudi Arabia....
New TSA security measures are making some Muslim women feel threatened. Is the name of...
Baku is the capital, the largest city, and the largest port of Azerbaijan and all the...
During Great Eid, the streets really do run with blood.
Baxter Jackson hits the streets of Cairo to unravel the religious, cultural and...
A converted U.S. Muslim journeys to Mecca to participate in the Hajj.
Traversing the desolation of Pakistan was not a part of Greg Johnson's travel plans. Yet,...
A UK couple may end up in the slammer due to offensive comments made to Muslims. Is the...
Preventing injustice seems to be an important aspect of spirituality. But where do we...
Students in Florida as young as 10-years-old are showing up to school in anti-Islam...
While travelers may wish to participate in the spiritual month of Ramadan, sometimes...
Ramadan, a holy month of spiritual fasting, is an opportunity for travelers to experience...
A holy mark or normal callus? Baxter Jackson uncovers the mystery of the third eye of...
Venture on your own pilgrimage to these sacred cities around the world.