Making peace with death

I have found myself contemplating death ever since I returned from Hajj a few months ago. People perform Hajj to fulfill a religious obligation to God, to renew their faith in God, and to experience a sense of community with Muslims from around the world. In this sense, Hajj is…

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Mecca on Snapchat

    Snapchat’s decision to dedicate its live stream to the Muslim holy city of Mecca in Saudi Arabia has set social media alight, with hundreds of thousands of tweets on the topic. Digital analytics site Topsy recorded more than one million mentions on Twitter alone, as Muslim users first…

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