Religion

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

The Forgotten Day!

Today 3rd March, 90 years ago, the then British Foreign Minister Lord Curzon warned, “We must put an end to anything which brings about any Islamic unity between the sons of the Muslims.

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March 6, 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

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

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