Culture

Michigan’s First Halal Food Festival

TMO Stringer Canton, MI, August 12, 2014 –Michigan’s first and largest Halal Food Festival (Halal Fest) took place at the Heritage Park in Canton, Michigan. Hundreds of people from different ethnicities and backgrounds attended the Halal Fest–it was like a mini carnival with people enjoying the food and the beautiful sunny weather. There were about […]

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August 14, 2014

Mohammed Ahmed makes a mark at Commonwealth Games

Former Wisconsin standout long-distance runner Mohammed Ahmed carried his collegiate success into his post-graduate international career, recording impressive results last week at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland. Ahmed ran in the 10,000 meters  and finished in 28:02.96—good enough for sixth place and the fourth-fastest finish all-time by a Wisconsin runner. The top three finishers […]

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August 7, 2014

Chaand Raat and Unification

What I find particularly beautiful about Eid is the unification it brings amongst us all.

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July 31, 2014

Peters Statement on Eid al-Fitr

Statement on ‘Eid

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July 31, 2014

Running Back Ameer Abdullah’s Speech Garners Praise

Nebraska running back Ameer Abdullah delivered the  Big 10 Football Kickoff Luncheon which is earning widespread praise for both its style and substance. Abdullah’s speech was titled “The Essence of a Student-Athlete”. “The true essence of a student-athlete is someone who has the desire to educate themselves athletically, academically and personally,” Abdullah said. He himself […]

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July 31, 2014

The Repercussions of Buying Love

One can’t help but wonder if, among all the material items immersed in every nook and cranny of the world, buying love isn’t just one of the fatal calamities to have struck from our transgressing modernization.

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July 24, 2014

‘Eidul Fitr Approaches Again

Families prepare for ‘Eidul Fitr

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July 17, 2014

Islamic House of Wisdom Hosts Sense Of Peace During Interfaith Iftar

Dearborn Heights, MI–Last Thursday evening at the Islamic House of Wisdom hosted an interfaith gathering, promoting peace and justice throughout the world, and ended with a community iftar.

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July 17, 2014

Sami Khan wins UN painting competition

Sami Khan, a 13 year old from Fremont, has won the United Nation’s International Painting Competition.

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July 10, 2014

Health Benefits of Fasting

Fasting is not just abstaining from food and drink, it is abstaining from backbiting, being cautious of what we do, and of what we see and hear. Thus, purifying the soul.

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July 3, 2014

L.A.’s Muslim Month

Recognizing Muslim American community’s contributions and rich heritage, Los Angeles city council has declared July 2014 as Muslim American Heritage Month, a decision widely welcomed by the Muslim community.

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July 3, 2014

Praise Allah!

poem by Ayesha Khadija

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June 26, 2014

ICNA Relief Pantry on Hillcroft to Serve People of All Backgrounds

Earlier ICNA Relief established a Food Pantry near Downtown Houston just besides the ICNA Relief Women Shelter located at 4021 Baden Street, Houston, Texas 77009 (off I-45 North).

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June 26, 2014

Abdul Mushtaq joins Harper College Baksetball Team

CHICAGO,IL–A growing number of Muslims, even those from immigrant communities, are making their mark in the athletic field. The Harper Community College in Palatine recently signed Abdul Mushtaq to their basketball team. The 6-foot-2 shooting guard from Wheeling High School who is a current Harper student, is excited to get his Harper College basketball career […]

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June 19, 2014

Stranger

Poem, Amreen Patel

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June 12, 2014

The Rusty Steel

A Poem by Ayesha Khadija

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June 5, 2014

Dulhania Bazaar Expo Brings Back Bollywood Style Wedding and Event Planning to Arizona

On June 1, Dulhania Bazaar (DB) organized its annual bridal expo at The Phoenician Resort in Scottsdale with over 900 attendees and 100 vendors.

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June 5, 2014

Tamil Actress Monika Converts to Islam and Quits Cinema

Tamil Actress Monika who converted to Islam recently. Chennai: The popular Tamil film actress Monika—who is known for her films like Azhagi and Silanthi has converted to Islam and her new name is M G Rahima. Monika’s parents are Christians and the actress says after converting to Islam she will no longer be acting in […]

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June 5, 2014

Book Review: Jihad or Ijtihad – Religious Orthodoxy and Modern Science in Contemporary Islam: 2013

book review

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June 5, 2014

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