Entrepreneur Adnan Durrani: “Our mission is to restore the sacredness of food”

Adnan Durrani, the “Chief Halal Officer” of new food manufacturer American Halal saw a market opportunity with more discerning Muslim consumers, and his line of Saffron Road-branded halal ready meals found success in the upscale Whole Foods Market chain. We speak to him to find out why. [Read more...]

30 Mosques in 30 Days project: “We’re not historians, but these stories are important”

Two young Muslim Americans decide to sample the diversity of the Muslim American community during Ramadan, and end up with a 30-state adventure that reveals more than they expected. [Read more...]

Book "The Butterfly Mosque": We are all on the mountaintop

In this excerpt from her new book, The Butterfly Mosque, American author and graphic novelist G. Willow Wilson begins to describe her experiences arriving in Egypt and her impending immersion into the Muslim world. [Read more...]

Park51 developer Sharif El-Gamal: “We want to build Park51 so it has something for everyone”

In the wake of growing public debate, we ask Sharif El-Gamal, the CEO of Soho Properties and the developer of Park51, some hard questions about the plans to develop a Muslim-run community center in lower Manhattan. [Read more...]

Professor Hasan Elahi: “I can watch myself a lot better than they ever could”

Every day since 2003, Hasan Elahi has tracked his own location and activities by using a tracking device connected to the website Tracking Transcience. His goal? To show that he can track himself much better than the FBI ever could. [Read more...]

Malaysian politician Anwar Ibrahim: “The Malaysian people will not easily be fooled”

Malaysia’s opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim, who is on trial in Kuala Lumpur on sodomy charges for a second time, speaks to Wajahat Ali about the controversy and discusses the country’s ethnic and religious conflicts and issues facing the Muslim world. [Read more...]