Sunni Islam and Shia: The Ancient Schism. What’s the Difference?

Between 85 and 90 percent of the world’s Muslims follow Sunni Islam. It is the largest branch of that religion by far. The Arabic language...

The Revelation of the Koran and How It Shaped Basic Beliefs...

The Koran, also called Quran or the Qur'an, is the chief religious text of Islam. Muslims believe it to be a revelation from God...

Wahhabism: Saudi Arabia’s Ultraconservative Islam

Wahhabism is an ultra-conservative movement of Sunni Islam that has strong roots in both Saudi Arabia and Qatar. The history of Wahhabism has been deeply...

Kuwait Religion: A Diverse Landscape of Beliefs

Kuwait is one of the member states of the Gulf Cooperation Council or GCC. Just like most Arab countries, Islam is the main religion...