Islam was founded near Mecca in the Arabian peninsula of the Middle East. According to Islamic history, Muhammad visited Hira, a cave on Mount Jabal al-Nour, which is about 2 miles from Mecca. Inside Hira, Muhammad is sa... More »

Islam originates in the Middle East, specifically in Mecca, now part of Saudi Arabia. It's the place where the prophet Muhammad was born, lived and died. The prophet was born around 570 CE and he received the first revel... More »

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Islam originated in the city of Mecca, which is on the eastern side of the Arabian peninsula in modern-day Saudi Arabia. The Prophet of Islam, Muhammad, was a native of this city. More »

Islam is a religion that is found all around the world, but it is primarily found in the Middle East and North Africa. It originated in Mecca, Saudi Arabia. More »

The Five Pillars of Islam are the profession of faith (Shahadah), regulated prayer (Salah), almsgiving (Zakat), fasting (Sawm) and the pilgrimage to Mecca (Hajj). These pillars are defining ctenets of the Islamic faith. More »

Islam began in 610 A.D. when the prophet Muhammad experienced a visit from the angel Gabriel in a cave near Mecca. The Koran, which Muhammad dictated shortly thereafter, is considered to be the word of God through Gabrie... More »

The prophet Muhammad founded Islam in or near the city of Mecca, which is located in present-day Saudi Arabia. Traditions state this took place in 610 A.D. More »