A totally mesmerizing and eloquent defense of Islam

For almost 200 years, the Oxford Union has been hosting some of the most stimulating and controversial debates in the world. Watch as journalist Mehdi Hasan enters this hallowed hall and delivers a rollicking defense of the proposition “Islam Is a Peaceful Religion.” It’s a bit long, but I guarantee that you’ll be glued to your seat as soon as you press “play”.

SPOILER ALERT: Hasan’s side won the debate 286-168.

Fox News host attacks Muslim scholar who wrote about Jesus

Renowned academic and author Reza Aslan was forced to respond to a barrage of Islamophobic attacks during an interview with Fox News host Lauren Green.

Interview with rap artist turned Muslim

A growing number of rap artists are leaving the bad boy hip hop lifestyle for a more spiritual one.

The Canadian Dawah Association says that an increasing number of rappers this year have embraced Islam or acknowledged they had in the past. Amir Junaid Muhadith, better known by his stage name, Loon, talks to Al Jazeera’s Sami Zeidan about his spiritual journey.