Culture

Indopak Express Back on Top

Pakistani doubles tennis phenom, Aisam-Ul-Haq Qureshi, and his Indian partner, Rohan Bopanna, the so-called Indo-Pak Express, won their first men’s doubles title since reuniting as partners.

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March 6, 2014

Zaidi Promoted to A’s Assistant GM

Major League Baseball’s Oakland A’s promoted longtime executive Farhan Zaidi to the title of Assistant General Manager/Director of Baseball Operations.

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March 6, 2014

Arizona State University Celebrates Diversity by Hosting International Carnival

Last Friday, Arizona State University (ASU) celebrated student diversity by organizing the most successful International Carnival yet with over 250 attendees.

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February 27, 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

South-South Cooperation Takes Off in Arab World

As the concept of South-South cooperation (SSC) continues to strengthen worldwide, some of the richest countries in the Arab world have been reaching out to the poor and the needy in the developing world.

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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

Akbar Ahmed Wins Literary Award

Noted scholar Dr. Akbar Ahmed, Ibn Khaldun Chair of Islamic Studies at American University, was awarded the prestigious German Peace Prize at the Karachi Literature Festival.

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February 27, 2014

Denmark’s Zabiha Ban

RIYADH, Feb 23 – Denmark is likely to lose millions of dollars in trade and tourism revenues following its ban Monday on slaughtering animals in accordance with Islamic standards.

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February 27, 2014

Rachman Returns to the Ring

He is the fourth ever Indonesian boxer to win a boxing world title.

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February 20, 2014

Karim Pakistan’s Sole Sochi Sportsperson

Ski Federation of Pakistan (SFP) secretary Mussarat Ali is being realistic as the 2014 Winter Olympics unfold in Sochi, Russia.

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February 20, 2014

Khan Academy’s Salman Khan receives David Packard Award

David Packard Award

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February 20, 2014

Seydou Keita Shuns Liverpool

Malian footballer Seydou Keita was reportedly in advanced talks with English football giants Liverpool before choosing instead to sign with Spanish club Valencia.

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February 13, 2014

Mohamed Salah Moves to Chelsea

Egypt’s Mohamed Salah has completed a move to English Football’s Chelsea.

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February 13, 2014

Detroit Lions Claim Abdul-Quddus

The National Football League’s Detroit Lions have claimed safety Isa Abdul-Quddus off waivers from the New Orleans Saints.

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February 13, 2014

New Country, New Terrain

To create a country is one thing, but to create a nationality is another.

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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

Marvel Introduces A New Muslim Character

Marvel Comics introduction of Kamala Khan goes as “Ms. Marvel Doesn’t Drink, Date Or Eat Bacon.”

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February 6, 2014

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