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Prophet’s (s) Cloak on Display in Istanbul

The cloak of the Prophet Mohammad (s) is now on display in Istanbul, Turkey, and officials said it would remain on show through Ramadan.

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July 25, 2013

Letter from a Christian to Muslim Women

‘’…Most of us are not happy, trust me…’

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July 18, 2013

Statement: Pres. Obama on Occasion of Ramadan

With the start of the sacred month of Ramadan, Michelle and I extend our best wishes to Muslim communities here in the United States and around the world…

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July 11, 2013

Bollywood Actress Mamta Kulkarni Converts to Islam

Former Actress of Bollywood Mamta Kulkarni has converted to Islam.

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June 20, 2013

UK Islam Grows Fast

One country, two religions and three very telling pictures: The empty pews at churches just yards from an overcrowded mosque

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June 13, 2013

FCNA Decides Ramadan Dates

FCNA Press Release The First day of Ramadan will be Tuesday, July 9, 2013 and Eid al-Fitr on Thursday, August 8, 2013,  insha’Allah “O you who believe, fasting is prescribed to you as it was prescribed to those before you, that you may (learn) self-restraint.” Qur’an 2:183 (May 31, 2013) The Fiqh Council of North […]

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June 6, 2013

Turkey Presents Prophet’s (s) Sayings for the 21st Century

By Reuters A woman walks in front of Sultanamet Mosque in Istanbul. ANKARA — Scholars around the Muslim world were alarmed five years ago by news reports that Turkey planned a new, possibly heretical compilation of the Prophet Mohammad’s sayings that might scrap those it thought were out of date. Turkish religious leaders and theologians […]

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June 4, 2013

‘A Symbol of Friendship’ : Turkish PM Lays Stone for $100M Masjid Complex In Maryland

Muslim Link On Wednesday, May 15, 2013, Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan placed a ceremonial stone on a 15-acre construction site in Lanham, Maryland that will likely become the largest and most striking examples of Islamic architecture in the western hemisphere. The Turkish American Culture and Civilization Center (TACC) is a project of the government […]

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May 23, 2013

Bradford Muslims Rally To Save Synagogue

With only just over thirty members and an extravagant Grade II listed Moorish building, the tiny Jewish community of Bradford have for many years been in despair about their finances – until the local Muslim community stepped in to help.

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May 16, 2013

Prince Charles Learning Arabic to Read Qur’an

By Laura Fawaz, Contributing Reporter File:  Prince Charles visiting a Muslim country. While in Qatar last month, Prince Charles of Wales said that he is learning Arabic so that he will be able to read the Qur’an. Tom Sykes, from The Royalist (a division of The Daily Beast), who reports on all aspects of the […]

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May 9, 2013

The Value of Light in Dark Moments

Last night, I participated in a solidarity visit to the home of Suhad Abu Zmiro, a wonderful young Israeli Arab woman, who was attacked by Jewish youngsters in early March in a hate crime attack in a Jewish neighborhood of Jerusalem. This incident, which was widely publicized, led to much outrage among much of the mainstream Jewish population of Israel.

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April 11, 2013

Islam And Medicine – A Historical Background

The Holy Prophet Muhammad (s), who emphasized the need for learning once said : “ The ink of the scholar is more holy than the blood of the Martyr”.

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April 4, 2013

Why Don’t More Muslims Speak Out Against the Wanton Destruction of Mecca’s Holy Sites?

Mecca and Medina, the two holiest cities in Islam, are being systematically bulldozed to make way for gleaming sky scrapers

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March 21, 2013

The End of the Ottoman Caliphate?

Did it really end on March 3, 1924?

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March 7, 2013

The Crying Butcher: A Visit to an Organic Halal Slaughterhouse

A river of dark, red fluids frothed and pooled over drains. Men in green T-shirts scrubbed the floor with brooms as wave after wave of water washed away the sacrificial blood.

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February 28, 2013

Review: Muslims and the Making of America

In an era when Islamophobia is rampant and has become a widespread and profitable industry, a publication which details important truths about a little discussed aspect of Islam should be celebrated.

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February 21, 2013

Harvard Recognizes Quranic Ayah as One of the Greatest Expressions of Justice

“O you who have believed, be persistently standing firm in justice, witnesses for Allah , even if it be against yourselves or parents and relatives. Whether one is rich or poor, Allah is more worthy of both. So follow not [personal] inclination, lest you not be just. And if you distort [your testimony] or refuse [to give it], then indeed Allah is ever, with what you do, Acquainted

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February 7, 2013

Rejoice: It is the Birthday of Prophet (s)

In praise of Mawlid

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January 31, 2013

Muslim-Friendly Holiday Destination Around the Globe

- Malaysia bags the top spot

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January 19, 2013

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