Athens is one of the few world capitals without an official mosque. Greece is finally building one. But until then, the city's thousands of Muslims will continue praying in rented out garages, basements and apartments.
Morocco is enlisting Islam in its effort to get off fossil fuels, starting with installing solar panels on state-owned mosques. It's part of a broader global effort to bring more Muslims into the fight against climate change.
It wasn’t so long ago when US colleges and universities dismissed Islam as a serious subject of study. A broken arm set off the chain of events that sent Philip Khuri Hitti from Lebanon to Princeton, where he created the first program in Near Eastern Studies in the US.
Many American Muslims breathed a collective sigh of relief when they heard the annual Eid al-Adha holiday would fall on Sept. 12, instead of the painful anniversary of Sept. 11. One religious leader hopes the coincidence will spark some deep reflection.