Religion

Remarks at the Ramadan Iftar Dinner {John Kerry}

U.S. Department of State ^ | July 24, 2013 | John Kerry Thank you very much. Assalamu alaikum. It’s wonderful to be here with everybody. And Farah, thank you for an extraordinarily gracious introduction. And most importantly, thank you for an absolutely extraordinary job, I think you will all agree, as our Special Representative to […]

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July 25, 2013

Prophet’s (s) Cloak on Display in Istanbul

The cloak of the Prophet Mohammad (s) is now on display in Istanbul, Turkey, and officials said it would remain on show through Ramadan.

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July 25, 2013

Letter from a Christian to Muslim Women

‘’…Most of us are not happy, trust me…’

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July 18, 2013

What Happened This Year?

The Moon Sighting Controversy By Adil James, TMO This year we learned that the death of the moon sighting controversy had been proclaimed too early.  For several years those who insist on physical sighting and those who use the calculations of the Fiqh Council of North America had begun and ended Ramadan largely simultaneously.  This […]

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July 18, 2013

Statement: Pres. Obama on Occasion of Ramadan

With the start of the sacred month of Ramadan, Michelle and I extend our best wishes to Muslim communities here in the United States and around the world…

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July 11, 2013

Bollywood Actress Mamta Kulkarni Converts to Islam

Former Actress of Bollywood Mamta Kulkarni has converted to Islam.

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June 20, 2013

Why Do White Guys Hate My Hijab?

And these young white men in their pickup trucks feel it’s their absolute right to “gaze” at women on and off campus.

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June 13, 2013

UK Islam Grows Fast

One country, two religions and three very telling pictures: The empty pews at churches just yards from an overcrowded mosque

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June 13, 2013

Moon Sighting to Moon Fighting

By Dr. Aslam Abdullah, TMO Editor-in-Chief Some time ago when the Sultan of Turkey decided to introduce electricity in the Mosque of the Prophet (s), the religious scholars and leaders opposed it on the grounds that something created artificially cannot occupy a sacred place. It was not different than the opposition, the scholars raised to […]

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June 6, 2013

Turkey Presents Prophet’s (s) Sayings for the 21st Century

By Reuters A woman walks in front of Sultanamet Mosque in Istanbul. ANKARA — Scholars around the Muslim world were alarmed five years ago by news reports that Turkey planned a new, possibly heretical compilation of the Prophet Mohammad’s sayings that might scrap those it thought were out of date. Turkish religious leaders and theologians […]

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June 4, 2013

Bradford Muslims Rally To Save Synagogue

With only just over thirty members and an extravagant Grade II listed Moorish building, the tiny Jewish community of Bradford have for many years been in despair about their finances – until the local Muslim community stepped in to help.

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May 16, 2013

ISNA President Meets with Vice President Biden on Gun Violence Prevention

(May 7, 2013) Yesterday ISNA President Imam Mohamed Magid met with Vice President Joseph R. Biden and other religious leaders for over two hours to discuss the critical issue of gun violence prevention

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May 9, 2013

Prince Charles Learning Arabic to Read Qur’an

By Laura Fawaz, Contributing Reporter File:  Prince Charles visiting a Muslim country. While in Qatar last month, Prince Charles of Wales said that he is learning Arabic so that he will be able to read the Qur’an. Tom Sykes, from The Royalist (a division of The Daily Beast), who reports on all aspects of the […]

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May 9, 2013

‘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

Constructing an Eternal Home; Which Do We Choose?

Over 100 youth and adults gathered on both Saturday April 13th and Sunday April 14th at the Islamic Center of Detroit for a unique and heart trembling event…

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April 18, 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

Russia Today Report: 20,000 Converts to Islam

video re. conversion to Islam

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April 2, 2013

Attack On Christian Homes In Lahore And The Murder Of Human Empathy

Mercy and gentleness, said the Prophet (SAW), are defining traits of believers: ‘Allah is gentle, and He loves those who are gentle.’ (Sahih Muslim)

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March 28, 2013

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