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Hizb Ul Terir reveals foreign funding

Investigation takes dramatic turn Hizb Ul Terir reveals foreign funding

The investigation of arrested members of Hizb Ul Terir took a dramatic turn when law enforcement agencies were informed that the organization was receiving funds from United Kingdom-based ...

Muslim airline pilot claims his religion cost him his job

Muslim Pilot Fired For Being "Security Risk" Muslim airline pilot claims his religion cost him his job

A Muslim airline pilot who claims his religion cost him his job has told an employment tribunal that his bosses feared he might copy the September 11 attacks.

Southwest apologizes to Muslim passenger kicked off plane

Muslim woman removed from Southwest flight Southwest apologizes to Muslim passenger kicked off plane

A San Diego State University graduate student was kicked off a flight at San Diego International Airport because a zealous flight attendant thought her saying "I've got to go," on her cell phone, ...

Catering to Muslim travelers

halal-friendly travel Catering to Muslim travelers

In his days as a jet-setting telecom executive, ready-to-eat meals were a regular part of Fazal Bahardeen's luggage.

Islam and Halal Cuisine is a growing market

Accommodating The Muslim Traveler Islam and Halal Cuisine is a growing market

Andrew J. Wood

Islam is the fastest-growing religion with an estimated global Muslim population of two billion. In many European countries, Muslims are poised to become the most significant minority ...

Mistreatment reported by another Muslim traveler wearing a hijab

Civil Rights Group Seeks Action On Airport Profiling Mistreatment reported by another Muslim traveler wearing a hijab

eTN Staff Writer

A prominent national Muslim civil rights and advocacy group today sent a letter to President Obama seeking action on concerns that Muslim travelers wearing religious head scarves, or hijab, are ...

Will tourism come back one day to Thailand’s deep South?

Islam in Thailand Will tourism come back one day to Thailand’s deep South?

Luc Citrinot, eTN Asia Staff Writer in Narathiwat and Pattani

Leaving the airport, the billboard immediately catches the attention of the travelers: “Welcome to Narathiwat,” it says in English.

Malaysia's "moderate" image marred

Malaysia Malaysia's "moderate" image marred

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia – After a series of flip-flops, authorities in Malaysia decided this week that a 32-year old Muslim woman caught drinking beer in violation of Islamic law would not be ...

Special tour package for Muslim travelers offered by Thai Airways

Cultural Tourism Special tour package for Muslim travelers offered by Thai Airways

eTN Staff Writer

Thai Airways has expanded their Royal Orchid Holiday program to include a very special package for Muslim travelers.

Council on American-Islamic Relations Seeks Investigation TSA security personnel force disabled Muslim woman to lift dress and expose underwear

eTN Staff Writer

The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) today called on the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to investigate an incident in which a disabled Muslim traveler from Pennsylvania ...

Forbidden love on Gaza beach

Palestine Tourism Forbidden love on Gaza beach

Hazel Heyer, eTN Staff Writer

It seems Palestine, too, has taken a more conservative approach towards local tourists and residents going to the beach, walking along Gaza shores and showing public display of affection.

Strange but true, only in Egypt

Strange But True Strange but true, only in Egypt

Hazel Heyer, eTN Staff Writer

Aside from massive sectarian clashes reportedly taking place in the Upper Egyptian village of Tayibba in Samallut, there are other unexpected and bizarre events making headlines.

Old monastery sparks rift between monks and Bedouins

Old monastery sparks rift between monks and Bedouins

Hazel Heyer, Special to eTN

For several months now, clashes have taken place in the Minia area of Egypt where the Monastery of Abu Fana stands.

Halal cuisine to lure Muslim tourists to RP spots

Philippines Halal cuisine to lure Muslim tourists to RP spots

MANILA, Philippines - Making halal cuisine readily available in tourist destinations will encourage more tourists from Muslim countries to visit the Philippines.

Malaysia keen on luring more US travelers amid challenges

Malaysia Tourism Malaysia keen on luring more US travelers amid challenges

Nelson Alcantara

HONOLULU - (eTN) - Hawaii is a tourism success, which made it an ideal US destination for a high-level delegation of Malaysian tourism officials, headed by Malaysian Tourism Minister Azalina ...

British Muslims say: Put Christ back in Christmas

Religion British Muslims say: Put Christ back in Christmas

LONDON (Reuters) - Muslim leaders joined Britain's equality watchdog Monday in urging Britons to enjoy Christmas without worrying about offending non-Christians.

"It's time to stop being ...

Hajj Pilgrimage Tanzania pilgrims’ saga ends in heartbreaks

Apolinary Tairo

DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania (eTN) – After nine days agonizing over their fate at Tanzania’s Julius Nyerere International Airport, Muslim pilgrims scheduled to fly to Saudi Arabia for Hajj caravan ...

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