President Rateb Jneid of Australia‘s Federation of Islamic Councils announces concerns over the use of fetal tissue in COVID-19 vaccine development.
As the coronavirus pandemic continues to disrupt businesses in Kenya, Islamic financing experts urge the government to offer loans compliant with Islamic law.
The College of Islamic Studies in Qatarcollaborates with Belgium‘s Kotholieke Universiteit to deliver a virtual summer school and international conference titled “Islamic Ethics and the Covid-19 Pandemic”.
Grand Ayatollah al-Sistani of Iraqcalls for Muharram celebrations to be broadcast on TV to avoid crowds due to COVID-19. Muharram is the first month of the Islamic calendar and includes celebrations for the annual festival of Ashura, which marks the death of the Prophet Muhammad’s grandson.
Clerics in Irandebate over how to hold the Muharram festival given the coronavirus pandemic.