Articles by Michael Kaplan

Michael Kaplan covers breaking news for the International Business Times, with a special focus on the Middle East. He previously worked as a freelance journalist covering religion, politics and human rights in Turkey, and has also spent time in Morocco, the Palestinian West Bank, Israel, Lebanon and Jordan. His work has been published in Al Jazeera English, IRIN News, Religion News Service, the Forward and more. 

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How To Watch Hajj 2018

One of the Five Pillars of Islam, the Hajj is a sacred duty that Muslims must undertake at least once in their lifetime.