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Columbus Was (Not) The First To Cross The Atlantic

By Firas Alkhateeb EDITOR’S NOTE: Firas Alkhateeb is an Islamic History teacher at Universal School in Bridgeview, Illinois. This article originally published on LostIslamicHistory.com. The old poem that most American school children recognize begins “In 1492, Columbus sailed the ocean blue…” Indeed, in the year 1492, Christopher Columbus (whose real name in Italian was Cristoforo […]

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November 20, 2014

French Far-Right Party Member Converts to Islam

A far-right local councillor shocks Marine Le Pen’s party by becoming a Muslim and sending Front National officials a video in which he urges them to embrace Islam

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October 30, 2014

Remarks at a Reception in Honor of Eid al-Adha

SECRETARY KERRY: Shaarik, thank you very much for the introduction. Thanks for your leadership, and assalamu alaikum to all of you…

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October 23, 2014

Woman-Designed Mosque

Ilmfeed The Şakirin Mosque is thought to be the first Mosque in Turkey to be designed by women and it’s beautiful. The Mosque which is situated in Istanbul combines a contemporary and modern design whilst paying homage to traditional Ottoman design. The 500 capacity Mosque was designed by interior designer Zeynep Fadıllıoğlu who is famous […]

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October 16, 2014

‘Eidul Adhaa Message

During this Festival of the Sacrifice, we celebrate vicariously in the Hajj/pilgrimage rituals-the manasik. Many of you have fasted 1-9+ days; fasting the day of Arafah expiates the sins of the previous and coming year.

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October 9, 2014

Pilgrimage to Makkah-An Abrahamic Tradition

More than 3 million people travel to perform the Hajj every year…

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October 2, 2014

Northwest Suburban College Gets Accreditation

The amazing story of a little known college in Chicago, started by Muslims, the first of its kind in America, continues to make news.

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September 18, 2014

Saudi Arabia Rebuffs British Media Reports on ‘Plans to Destroy’ Prophet’s Tomb (s)

The Saudi Arabian authorities Wednesday denied any plan to move or destroy the Prophet’s (s) Tomb adjacent to the Masjid al-Nabawi in Madinah al-Munawwerah

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September 11, 2014

Saudis Risk New Muslim division with Proposal to Move Prophet’s (s) Maqam

Second-holiest site in Islam attracts millions of pilgrims each year

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September 4, 2014

Iranian cleric: Albert Einstein Was Shi’a Muslim

Ayatolla Mahadavi Kani says in a video circulating in social networks that the Jewish scientist found proof to his Theory of Relativity in the ascension of the Prophet Mohammed.

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August 28, 2014

Masjid Al-Aqsa in History

Masjid al-Aqsa holds immense significance in Islamic religious tradition as well as history…

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August 14, 2014

Ramadan Food Drive

By TMO Stringer The Tawheed Center in Farmington Michigan, at 29707 West 10 Mile Rd., organized a wonderful event to benefit its neighboring communities during Ramadan. The food drive they coordinated has been an annual event for several years–this year’s food drive produced impressive results.  They distributed food boxes to 850  families in the Metro […]

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August 7, 2014

Germany’s Mesut Ozil donates World Cup bonus money to children in Brazil

The midfield wiz, who plays his club soccer for Arsenal in the Premier League, confirmed his donation through the BigShoe charity on his Facebook page Wednesday. The money goes to pay for surgeries for kids in need.

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July 24, 2014

Declaration of Caliphate by ISIS Against Shariah: Qaradawi

ISIS MOVE MAY HAVE DANGEROUS CONSEQUENCES FOR IRAQI SUNNIS AND STRUGGLE AGAINST ASSAD, WARNS EMINENT SCHOLAR

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July 10, 2014

National Muslim Marriage Week–First Week of Ramadan

the Islamic Social Services Association (ISSA-USA) developed this campaign to promote and encourage the community to reflect on their marital and family lives especially at the onset of this blessed month…

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June 26, 2014

The Sunnah Beard

The latest trend amongst non-Muslims in Philadelphia USA

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June 19, 2014

Fasting Regenerates Immune System

Fasting triggers stem cell regeneration of damaged, old immune system

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June 12, 2014

The Brand Ambassadors We Muslims Need

We need more brand ambassadors like singer Sami Yusuf who celebrate the humane, liberating teachings and values of Islam

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June 5, 2014

If You Are Muslim…

While terrorism in the name of Islam is an unfortunate reality of today’s world, it is ignorant to paint all Muslims — more than one billion people — with the same brush….

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June 2, 2014

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