VOV.VN - Cham people in the Mekong delta province of An Giang live mostly in An Phu, Tan Chau, and Phu Tan district. They celebrate a month of Ramadan in September of the Islamic lunar calendar, which falls in May or June of the solar calendar.
A leader of the Philippine Islamic militant group Abu Sayyaf - Abraham Hamid - was killed by Malaysian security forces during a gun fight offshore Sabah state, Borneo island of Malaysia, on December 10.
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan wants the armed forces and national intelligence agency brought under the control of the presidency, part of a major overhaul of the military after a failed coup.
Philippine President Benigno Aquino on June 15 said that a Canadian national and other hostages seized by Islamic extremist group Abu Sayyaf in a remote southern island could be rescued.
VOV.VN - About 1.6 billion Muslims around the world, about 22% of the world’s population, observe the holy month of Ramadan, a time of intense prayer, dawn-to-dusk fasting, and good deeds.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani earned an emphatic vote of confidence and reformist partners secured surprise gains in parliament in early results from elections that could accelerate the Islamic Republic's emergence from years of isolation.
Indonesian police on February 15 arrested 33 individuals from radical Islamic groups who were plotting attacks against the airport and other targets in the near future.
Indonesia, the world’s largest population of Muslims, has denied joining the Saudi Arabian-led Islamic military coalition to combat terrorism.
A delegation of the Saudi Arabian Ministry of Islamic Affairs visited Ho Chi Minh City on April 5, meeting with the municipal authorities as well as representatives of the Muslim communities in Vietnam.