Religion

The Chinese Emperor’s Poem about Prophet (s)

The Chinese Emperor’s Poem about Prophet (s)

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April 24, 2014

The Path Towards Self-Realization: Part IV

People have many reactions and defenses to keep from realizing truths about themselves.

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April 3, 2014

Turkey’s First-Ever Hijab-Wearing Mayor!

Daily Sabah Mayor Fatma Toru of Konya KONYA — AK Party candidate Fatma Toru has come out the victor of Konya’s central Meram district according to unofficial results. This win makes the 42-year-old ruling Justice and Development (AK) Party candidate, Fatma Toru, the first-ever headscarf-donning municipal mayor in Turkey. Born in Konya in 1972, Fatma […]

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April 3, 2014

Rugby Champion Williams: Islam Brings Me Happiness

CNN   NEW YORK, Mar 19 — It was in the cave of Hira that the Prophet Muhammad (s) received the first revelation of the Holy Qur’ran. For rugby’s original wild child Sonny Bill Williams, meeting a Tunisian family who lived with their five children in a one-bedroom flat in the south of France proved […]

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March 27, 2014

Imam Delivers Opening Prayers at Florida Senate

Imam Azhar Subedar of Masjid Nur (Islamic Community of South West Florida) in Port Charlotte, FL, became the first Muslim American to deliver the Opening Prayer in the Florida Senate in its 174 year history. He was sponsored by Sen.Dwight Bullard of the 39th District. In his eloquent  he prayed for the peace and prosperity […]

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March 27, 2014

Masjid As-Sabur Mosque Opens Doors in Sacramento

Muslim Americans from Pakistan, Africa, Oakland, Sacramento and Elk Grove came to Oak Park on Saturday for the grand opening of Masjid As-Sabur, California’s newest mosque and the first built by African Americans in Northern California.

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March 20, 2014

100-Year-Old Female Saudi Beggar Dies Leaving Million-Dollar Fortune

residents of the downtown al-Balad district never suspected that their blind, haggard centenarian neighbor had secretly amassed a fortune …

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March 20, 2014

The Lurking Danger Beneath: Al-Aqsa vs. Israel

By Ramzy Baroud Al Aqsa Mosque:  Image from Wikipedia Commons Something sinister is brewing around and below al-Aqsa Mosque in occupied East Jerusalem, and it has the hallmark of a familiar Israeli campaign to strip the Mosque of its Muslim Arab identity. This time around, however, the stakes are much higher. The status of al-Aqsa […]

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March 20, 2014

ALLAH Honors Black People

“O people, your Lord is One and your father is One. An Arab has no superiority over a non-Arab nor a non-Arab has any superiority over an Arab; also a white has no superiority over a black nor does a black have any superiority over white except by piety and good action. All mankind is from Adam and Eve, and Adam from dust.”

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March 13, 2014

Malaysians Pray For Flight 370 To Aid Search Efforts

Many Malaysians are invoking the power of prayer to aid the massive multinational search operation for the Malaysia Airlines plane that disappeared without a trace early Saturday.

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March 13, 2014

An American Mosque and An Extraordinary Movie

Meet David Washburn, a Jewish-Christian filmmaker whose documentary, An American Mosque, turns the spotlight on US Muslims’ struggle in post 9/11 years…

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February 27, 2014

Hans Raj Hans Converts to Islam – His New Name is Mohammad Yousaf

downloadInternationally famed Sufi singer Hans Raj Hans has confirmed that he had converted to Islam …

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February 27, 2014

Some Early History Of Muslims In America

Two books about early American Muslims from Africa, “Servants of Allah” and “Prince Among Slaves.”   Excerpted from “The Americas’ First Muslims” by Sylviane A. Diouf, Curator of Digital Collections, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture. Muslims were among the very first Africans to be introduced into the Americas. They arrived as early as […]

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February 27, 2014

Saudis Attack Birthplace of Prophet (s)

By David Usborne An old picture of the house said to be the birthplace of Prophet Muhammad (s). Fresh plans are being drawn up to erect a modern complex on the site of what scholars of Islam contend is the birthplace of the Prophet Muhammad (s) as part of a sweeping multi-billion-dollar redevelopment of the […]

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February 27, 2014

Rein in the Saudi Religious Police

In an incident that has reverberated throughout Saudi Arabia, two brothers, Saud and Nasser al-Qaws, aged 22 and 24, died last fall after their car was forced off a Riyadh bridge by members of Saudi Arabia’s religious police.

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February 13, 2014

Music Composer Yuvan Shankar Raja Reverts to Islam

“Yes, I follow Islam and I’m proud about it. Alhamdhulillah,” Yuvan Shankar Raja posted on Twitter.

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February 13, 2014

First University in the World

What an exhilarating fact! First university founded in the world was by a Muslim! Not only a Muslim, but a Muslimah!

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February 6, 2014

California Muslims Rejoice: Rain After Prayers

A few hours after Muslims prayed for rain to relieve the drought affecting California, the Bay Area finally got some rain on Sunday, February 2, soaking parched parks, brown hillsides and thirsty gardens.

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February 6, 2014

Japan’s Airports Open Prayer Rooms

International airports in Japan are striving to become friendlier to Muslims amid a steep increase in visitors from the Islamic world

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January 23, 2014

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