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40 Expats Convert to Islam During Mass Ramadan Iftar

DUBAI – A Ramadan iftar has become a turning point in the lives of around 40 expatriates in Dubai They all took Shahada (testimony of faith) during the event organized by the Dubai Islamic Information Center (IIC) at Dar Al Ber Society auditorium on Wednesday. “I was a Christian in search of truth. I would …

Inspired by Teacher, Student Converts to Islam

ISTANBUL – A Beninese student in a scholarship to Turkey has converted to Islam, for being highly inspired by his teacher. “I heard the Azan (the Muslim call to prayer) and loved it but never thought that I would become a Muslim someday,” Thibaut Gbetolossi Gbaguidi, 27, told Anadolu Agency. Gbaguidi came to Turkey in …

3,000 Expats in Oman Embrace Islam in 2018

MUSCAT – 3,000 expats have embraced Islam in the first five months in 2018, the Ministry of Endowments and Religious Affairs in Oman has announced. “Since the beginning of January until today. Many of the new converts are Europeans, followed by Indians,” an official at the ministry told the Times of Oman. Over a week …

From Emmanuel to Mustapha: This Nigerian Man Reverts to Islam

IMO, Nigeria – An Igno man from Nigeria’s Southeast state of Imo converted to Islam on Saturday, May 19, after a ceremony held in the city’s Islamic center. Accepting Islam in Imo’s state central mosque Owerri, the new convert, identified as Emmanuel Acholonu, now goes as Muhammad Mustapha Acholonu, Nigerian Bulletin reported. Nigeria, one of …

Sweden Team Goalie Converts to Islam

STOCKHOLM – The goalkeeper for Sweden national team under 19, Ronja Andersson, has converted to Islam, after years of studying the religion. “I’m proud to be a Muslim,” she said in an interview with Swedish newspaper Aftonbladet, Expressen.se reported. Andersson, a member of the Uppsala Women’s Football team, said she was first introduced to Islam when …

What Is The Right Time to Convert

What Is The Right Time to Convert to Islam?

Short Answer: My advice is that you go ahead and declare the Shahadah and then you can strengthen yourself by learning how to perform the Prayers and other forms of worship. If you keep delaying your acceptance of Islam until you feel you are “ready” you will never feel ready. Enter the fold of Islam and then gradually learn to practice …

Ghanaian Converts to Islam, Preaches to Pagan Villages

ACCRA – A Ghanaian student, Faruk Arango Groupore, who converted to Islam in Turkey, is now introducing his religion to the pagans in his West African country. “After studying in Istanbul, I returned and joined an Islamic preaching mission which visits the pagan northern villages in Ghana. We first contact the tribal leaders and tell them we are …

Accept Truth

How Can My Parents Accept the Truth?

Short Answer: Inform your parents in a gradual way. They love you and they want what is best for you. And as they are Christians, they believe that Christianity is best for you. Showing them all the common grounds between Islam and Christianity, despite some differences, would make the issue a bit easier for them. Also …

I Found Jesus Words in the Quran More Appealing

I Found Words of Jesus in the Quran More Appealing

I wanted to travel the world for Jesus, showing people his love by helping them in practical things in life. In Bible college, I learned how the Bible was compiled and changed across thousands of years, and what the Bible actually teaches. Many of these teachings bothered me…

Who Inspired Kristiane Backer to Convert to Islam?

Who Inspired Kristiane Backer to Convert to Islam?

I was living the high life; I had everything a young person could dream of… Kristiane Backer, a presenter on MTV Europe who interviewed rock stars and enjoyed the red carpet, simply felt that although she had everything, something was still missing…



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