Obituaries

On Losing My Nana Jaan (Grandfather)

My grandfather, a chess master, would allow us to beat him at chess every time much to the chagrin of our relative onlookers. I was and still am awful at chess.

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May 5, 2011

Obituary: Mr. Mohd. Qasim

Mr. Qasim was a very active and dynamic personality of the local Pakistani community and a past president of PAA.

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March 10, 2011

AFMI Condoles the Passing Away of Irfanullah Sahab of Faizabad

FARMINGTON,MI–The American Federation of Muslims of Indian Origin (AFMI) is deeply sadenned by the passing away of Eng. Irfanullah Saheb of Faizabad, a visionary educationist & self-less community worker.The entire AFMI organization considers his death a personal loss. We pray that Allah (swt) grant him maghfirah and patience and perseverance to his family, friends, and […]

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February 10, 2011

Obituary: Omer Khalidi

The untimely death of Dr. Omar Khalidi leaves a huge void in the field of Indian Muslim studies in general and in Hyderabad studies in particular.

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December 2, 2010

Obituary: Azher Uddin Ansari

Mr. Azher Uddin Ansari, retired Geophysicist/Civil Engineer/Professor, peacefully departed this world on August 25, 2010 at the age of 75 in St. Paul, Minnesota USA.

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September 2, 2010

Obituary: Dawud At-Tauhidi

Plainfield, IN 05/24/2010) – Muslims in North America lost a visionary and inspiring leader in education. Dawud At-Tauhidii passed away on Sunday, May 23rd after battling cancer for two years.

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May 27, 2010

Sheikh Tantawi Passes Away

Egypt’s top cleric dies, aged 81

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March 11, 2010

Community News (V12-I3)

Free admission to Muhammad Ali center on his birthday / Dupage county denies permit for Islamic facility / Muslim cabbie returns $21,000 left in taxi

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January 14, 2010

Gentle, Friendly Face of Indonesia and Islam

WHEN the former Indonesian president Abdurrahman Wahid succumbed to a long battle with kidney disease and diabetes, President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono called for seven days of national mourning. For many millions of Indonesia’s 240 million citizens, the mourning is very personal.

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January 9, 2010

Letter for Marwa

The following touching letter was published in the August 2009 edition of the Muslim Link in honour of the late Marwa El Sherbiny:

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August 20, 2009

Jama Masjid Shahi Imam Remembered For His Legendary Role

Born in Sambhar, Rajasthan, Bukhari received his religious education in the capital city. He was laid to rest in the family graveyard on the northwest side of Jama Masjid (July 8). He is survived by four sons and two daughters.

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July 16, 2009

Muslims Count Michael Jackson as One of Our Own

THE UNTIMELY death of Michael Jackson became international news, and it has affected many people, including my children and grandchildren…

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July 16, 2009

Obituary: Hanif Akhgar

Article on the passing of Hanif Akhgar Malihabandi

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June 4, 2009

Obituary–Shaykh Tajuddin Shoaib

It is with sadness the Shura Council received the news of sad demise of Shaykh Tajuddin Shoaib the morning of Tuesday, June 2nd in Los Angeles. He passed away leaving behind five children and his wife.

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June 4, 2009

Hassan Hathout

Always smiling, always optimistic, always cheerful, always humble, always first to greet and always first to seek Allah’s blessings for whomever he met, always ready to serve His cause no matter how seriously ill he was and always willing to contribute to the cause of Islam with all the resources that he had.

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April 30, 2009

Obituary: Journalist Khalid Hasan

Today, this literary magician will be laid to rest, following Islamic funeral services at Darul Huda Islamic Center, Virginia.

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February 12, 2009

Obituary: Salahuddin Owaisi, Veteran Indian Politician

Hyderabad: Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (MIM) president Sultan Salahuddin Owaisi, who recently passed away was one of India’s prominent Muslim leaders who dominated politics in this southern city for over 40 years.

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October 16, 2008

Memorial Service for W. D. Mohammed

The recent death of Imam W. Deen Mohammed saddened the Muslim and non-Muslim world. Praise of him poured in from all corners of the globe. Sadness at his passing soon gave way to gratitude for his life, praise of his teaching and his establishment as a role model for today’s Muslims.

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October 16, 2008

The Passing of WD Mohammed

September 9, 2008–Imam Warith Deen Mohammed, a major Islamic leader in the U.S. who led thousands of African-American Muslims to orthodox Islam, died in Illinois, according to local Muslims and his nephew. He was 74.

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September 11, 2008

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