Religion

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

Islam: Fastest Growing Religion in UK

Islam is the fastest growing religion in UK

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January 16, 2014

What Mother Mary Means to Me

By Afeefa Syeed The house in which Mary is purported to have lived her last years, located in Mt. Koressos in the vicinity of Ephesus, near Selçuk in Turkey. At Christmas time I hum along to the Little Drummer Boy song. I always wanted to be that drummer who gave a gift to the new […]

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January 2, 2014

Fashion & Faith

Fashion, faith tie into art of head-wrapping at expo in Dearborn

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November 21, 2013

Saudi Women Drive Through Ban

A few women filmed themselves driving in Saudi cities on Saturday, defying government warnings of arrest and prosecution to take part in a campaign against men-only road rules, activists said.

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November 14, 2013

“Why-Islam” Expands in Mexico

After notable success in the US, a leading Muslim organization has expanded its awareness campaign to Mexico to present an accurate image of Islam and create new opportunities for dialogue with a new community.

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November 7, 2013

Kiwi Athlete Sonny Bill Williams Converts to Islam

He’s converted from a rugby league teen sensation into an All Black juggernaut, and along the way become a promising heavyweight boxer. But Sonny Bill Williams has also made a spiritual conversion to Islam…

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October 31, 2013

Blind Tunisian Woman Regains Eyesight in Arafat

HOLY SITES — After 18 months of living in complete darkness, a Tunisian woman pilgrim regained her eyesight while standing on Arafat at the climax of the Haj.

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October 24, 2013

Arnoud to Produce Pro-Islam Film

“It was not the first time I had visited the holy land, as I had been here in February this year to perform Umrah”, he said, adding that, he had found the comfort and peace of mind near the tomb of the Holy Prophet (s) in holy city of Madinah.

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October 24, 2013

Doctor Taqi Encourages Volunteerism

Troy, MI–Dr. Ali Taqi is known as many things, a father, a husband, a doctor, a 9/11 first responder, but being a volunteer firefighter emerged as his true passion.

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October 24, 2013

20,000 Muslims Pray ‘Eidul Adha at Angel Stadium!

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October 17, 2013

International Islamic Academy Hosts a Hajj Assembly for Students

Hajj assembly!

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October 17, 2013

Who Is Benefiting from Her Ongoing Saga?

Prophet Muhammad (s) said: “The seeking of knowledge is obligatory for every Muslim.” (Al-Tirmidhi, Hadith #74) He also said: “One who treads a path in search of knowledge has his path to Paradise made easy by God…” (Riyadh us-Saleheen, hadith #245)

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October 17, 2013

Converts to Islam: UK Women on Prayer, Peace and Prejudice

Around 5,000 British people convert to Islam every year – and most of them are women. Six of them talk about prejudice, peace and praying in car parks

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October 17, 2013

‘Eidul Adha 2013

Most of the local mosques in the Southeast Michigan area adhered to the guidelines of the Shura Council of North America, or followed the popularly accepted days for hajj announced from Saudi Arabia, and thereby celebrated ‘Eidul Adha on Tuesday October 15, 2013.

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October 17, 2013

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