The words of Muslim reverence were unseen for so long because they appeared in complicated geometric patterns.
"I'm just doing my job," the mascot told police.
Pew research finds 27 countries that name Islam as their faith, with 13 countries officially recognizing Christianity.
Calls for restrictions are part of a sexist narrative about what women should wear in public.
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, his opposition, U.S.-backed Kurdish forces and the Islamic State militant group (ISIS) all recognized Eid al-Adha.
The Kaaba, meaning “cube” in Arabic, has been the center of Islam since the time of Prophet Muhammad, but it was worshipped for centuries prior.
So-called "triple talaq" divorce is not mentioned in the Quran and is widely disapproved of by Islamic legal scholars.
Saudi Arabia reopened its embassy in Baghdad in 2015 following a 25-year break.
The package came days after two other mosques in the area were vandalized; one had a burnt Quran with bacon inside left on a nearby fence.
The religious groups' opposition to Starbucks came after a video of company chairman Howard Schultz making pro-LGBT comments circulated online.
Men and women can pray together at the Berlin mosque, which is open to both Sunnis and Shiites.
The local Republican Party-sponsored event that sparked the demonstrations focused on “the threat of the global Islamic movement.”
The attack by Islamist militants on Marawi had "all the hallmarks of a professional military operation."
Malaysian authorities are offering $900 rewards for videos on how to "prevent, control and get help" for people with "gender confusion."
How come the president from 200 years ago is more sensitive to Muslim rights than the president in 2017?
The Muslim month of fasting, Ramadan, starts Friday, May 27, 2017. It is a time of spiritual growth, abstinence and fostering feelings of empathy for those less fortunate.