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Muslims Make History in US Midterm Elections

WASHINGTON, DC – History has been made after the US elected its first Muslim women to Congress, Michigan’s Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar of Minnesota. “We did this together,” Omar tweeted after announcing the results. “Thank you!” The Independent reported. After Tuesday’s elections, Omar became the first Somali-American member of Congress. We did this, together. Thank …

Hijabi Fulfills Life Dream on US National TV

ILLINOIS – A hijabi American Muslim has made history in the US after she was hired as a full-time TV news reporter on a mainstream television news station, according to the western Illinois station. “I didn’t kind of have anyone who looked like me on TV, so I never really thought it was a possibility,” …

André Carson: First Muslim to Oversee US Intelligence

INDIANAPOLIS – André Carson is the first Muslim to sit on the House Intelligence Committee in the US. That alone is a very big deal. Raised in a Baptist family and educated in Catholic schools, Carson converted to Islam when he was 16. He was arrested in 1991 by Indianapolis police as they tried to …

Muslims Donate 4869kg to Food Bank for Christmas

BLACKBURN – Muslim volunteers at Jaame Mosque in Blackburn, the UK, volunteered on December 9 to package 11,595 meals, stocking up their local food bank in preparation for Christmas, Asian Image reported on December 12. The Muslim charity drive saw mosques and Muslim organizations from Blackburn coming together to raise as much as they could …

Canadian Mosque Delivers Milestone 15,000th Meal
Canadian mosque

TARIC Islamic Centre serves up hundreds of meals a week to those in need The initiative overlaps with a holy month in the Islamic calendar, which recognizes the birth of Prophet Muhammad. TORONTO – A Canadian mosque dished out its milestone 15,000th meal as part of its soup kitchen and meal delivery service on December …

Muslim Students Raise £1m Just in One Week

LONDON – Muslim students from all over Britain have reached a record by raising over £1 million for Islamic Relief during Charity Week between October 22 and 28; the charity’s annual campaign with student Islamic societies, Fundraising reported on November 28. “To raise over a million pounds in one week, whilst juggling studies, is an …

Islamic Charities Make Top 100 Canadian Charities List for 2019

The OTTAWA – The International Development and Relief Foundation (IDRF) and the Islamic Relief Canada  have been named among the Moneysense’s List of the Top 100 Canadian Charities in 2019, Muslim Link reported. IDRF announced this in an official statement on Monday, November 26. “We feel blessed to share the exciting news that IDRF, an …

Amazing Work Inspired by Prophet Muhammad (Special Coverage)

As Muslims all over the world mark the occasion of the birthday of Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings be upon him), otherwise known as “Al–Mawlid“, it’s important to reflect on the Prophet’s shinning examples that have inspired many people in all walks of life. This folder gives an overview of some of these people, Muslims, …

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