KHALED FATTAH, TABSIR: There is a lazy shorthand in much Western reporting on the Middle East, particularly when it comes to describing the influence of tribes
SHELINA ZAHRA JANMOHAMED: It’s important – and if your Muslim it’s obligatory – to give money to the less fortunate. But there’s a more precious resource that you should give too.
JUAN COLE: A deeply polarized country must face the reality that Morsi and his Muslim Brotherhood cadre have scored an overwhelming victory.
SUSAN AL SHAHRI: I’ve only worn a burqa once and that’s more than enough times. Its appearance in Dhofar is getting increasingly more rare.
‘DANIEL M. VARISCO: It’s a shtick that gets trotted out in editorial conferences at this time of year and occasionally editors buy it. ‘So who’s the real Jesus?’
MAGDY AZIZ TOBIA, CGNEWS: The Family Home Initiative launched earlier this year has helped bring Muslims and Copts closer together.
JESSICA ABRAHAMS, CGNEWS: Frank and open dialogue was the name of the game at a recent inter-faith event in the UK.
LUCY CHUMBLEY, CGNEWS: Two exhibitions currently in Washington DC have had a transformative effect on millions of Muslims views of their heritage
SHELINA ZAHRA JANMOHAMED: I’m deeply concerned about the growing Islamophobia in Europe. I’m doing my bit to confront it.
MICH CAFE: I’d noticed that some women coming into the shop where I was working were carrying a new device. So I did a little investigating
REMZIYA SULEYMAN, CGNEWS: There has been a notable uptick in civic participation by Muslims within Tennessee. A sign of growing confidence
ABU MOHAMMED: There is a great deal of misunderstanding concerning the nature and practice of Islam. Here are some key points.
ABU MOHAMMED: The destruction of several historic buildings in and around Mecca is being justified in religious terms. But what will replace them?
SHELINA ZAHRA JANMOHAMED: The rituals of the Haj contain lessons for all of us whether Muslim or not. In these violent times their force is even greater
ASMA AFSARUDDIN, CGNEWS: Malala Yousufzai follows in a proud tradition of women who have played a central role in the development of Islam.
REBECCA CATALDI, CGNEWS: It doesn’t have to an ‘either or’ situation. People can speak freely and also ensure that they don’t insult religion.
ABU MOHAMMED: There will always be some little detail from your first Hajj that will stay with you as the years roll by.