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‘I Am Sorry, O Prophet…’ (s)

Former Dutch Islamophobe and a former leading member of far-right Dutch politician Geert Wilders’ party Arnoud Van Doorn visited the Prophet’s Mosque in Madinah to pray and say sorry for becoming part of a blasphemous film.

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April 25, 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

Statement of Muslim Imam at Newtown Interfaith Service

By Jason Graves, Al Hedaya Islamic Center, Newtown, Conn. In the name of God, the Compassionate, the Merciful The Muslim community of the Al Hedaya Islamic Center in Newtown, in Connecticut and throughout the nation joins with our fellow Americans in grieving for those who died in this senseless tragedy and praying for them and […]

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December 20, 2012

“I Accepted Islam and My Name is Muhammad Hussain” – Antonio Inoki

Antonio Inoki, the legendary wrestler from Japan arrived in Pakistan on Friday eve to participate in the international peace wrestling competition in Islamabad.

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December 13, 2012

Egyptair to Let Hostesses Wear Hijab

EgyptAir is allowing its stewardesses to wear Islamic headscarves if they wish on flights to Arab states… ending a restriction imposed in Hosni Mubarak’s era.

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December 6, 2012

Hijab First in British Parliament

Muslim young girl Sumaiya Karim will be the first one to wear Hijab inside the British Parliament

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November 29, 2012

Profile: Najah Bazzy

“Nobody wore hijab! This was 1978,” recalls Najah, as she recollects how and when she started wearing it.

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November 15, 2012

Profile: Najah Bazzy

“Nobody wore hijab! This was 1978,” recalls Najah, as she recollects how and when she started wearing it.

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November 15, 2012

Maryam Jameelah: ‘With An Eyeful Of Madina’s Dust’

“You have to read these”, my friend compelled me, giving me a couple of yellowed, printed-long-ago sort of books. That gave me my first glimpse into the fascinating life and inspiring works of Maryam Jameelah.

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November 8, 2012

The US Government Honored Prophet Muhammad (s) in 1935

Prophet Muhammad (s) was honored by the US Supreme Court In 1935.

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November 1, 2012

Hajj 2012

These breathtaking pictures show how millions of pilgrims are arriving in Mecca for Islam’s annual haj pilgrimage

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October 25, 2012

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