Mosques of Europe: The Social, Theological and Geographical Aspects

Photographer Ahmed Krausen examines European mosques from all angles, accompanied by his stunning photos of prayer spaces large and small. Text and photos by Ahmed Krausen. Tetovo, Macedonia Mosques have been visible on the European landscape for centuries, starting with the Moors in Spain, followed by the Ottomans in the Balkans and the Tatars in the … Read more

The untold story of Uzbekistan’s dancer extraordinaire

Her inspiring life runs parallel to the cultural transformation that Central Asia underwent in the 20th century. Karine Petrosova shares the story of Tamara Khanum, the Eastern Swallow. Additional reporting by Patricea Chow-Capodieci. Time machines do not exist, and physical travel through time is not yet possible. But a step inside the Memorial House Museum of Tamara Khanum … Read more

A History of Muslims in Belize

How Islam came to this small Caribbean nation, as seen through the quest of Hakeemah Cummings’s father to find guidance during a time of flux. My parents’ home country is one of the world’s best-kept secrets. Nestled in the strip of land between North and South America, Belize is a tiny nation rich with a vibrant cultural … Read more