How do I support it in the face of the surrounding crises, side by side with upholding my religious duties? What does Islam say on this?
Elizabeth Torres lost 8 relatives on 9/11 but she does not blame Islam. She went on a spiritual journey and found Islam but has difficulties because of it.
Salam (peace) Marcus, Thank you for contacting Ask About Islam. Muslims believe that Islam is the natural religion of mankind. And that it has existed since the beginning of time. It is not just a religion for Arabs (who make up only 18% of the Muslim population). But Islam is for all people. And if we present …
Dozens of family members and relatives of 9/11 victims gathered on Thursday, February 16, at “The Sphere” in Battery Park, New York, to protest President Trump’s executive order banning people from seven Muslim-majority countries.
Asalamu Alaikum, Thank you for your question. Firstly, according to Islam, we should recognize that when the accusation is unproven we cannot blame people arbitrarily. Secondly, we can and should identify that a crime is not necessarily sanctioned by Islam even if it was done by a Muslim. We must be ready, as Muslims, to …
Reflecting on 9/11 attacks, Keith Ellison, the first Muslim elected to the congress, who represents Minnesota’s fifth congressional district, has lamented the fact that Muslims are facing more hatred in 2016 than it was on 2001.
As the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks approaches, a post on the social networking platform Tumblr tried to fan that hatred by asking people to “imagine a world without Muslims”, going viral after one made a perfect reply.
As the clock ticks toward `Eid Al-Adha, several mosques in Burlington County, New Jersey, have announced normal celebrations for the Islamic holiday, as police advised precautionary measures to prepare against threats to the community.
Worrying that `Eid Al-Adha might coincide with the 15th anniversary of September 11 attacks, US Muslims were relieved after moon sighting committee in Saudi announced on Thursday night that `Eid will fall on September 12.
As world Muslims anticipate `Eid Al-Adha, the coincidence that one of their most important holidays could fall on Sept. 11 is fretting many American Muslims, who have been experiencing increasing hate recently.