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Tips to Develop Ithar (Selflessness)

Stories and Tips to Develop Ithar (Selflessness)

Itahr, or selflessness, is one of the noble qualities emphasized in Islam. One who is selfless places concern for others above concern for himself. The selfless person is generous with his time and freely lends aid and support to others. The opposite of selflessness is selfishness, which involves being concerned with one’s own well-being without regard for the …

#MuslimsForDream … US Imams Support Young Immigrants

#MuslimsForDream... US Imams Support Young Immigrants

US Muslim Imams joined marches supporting young undocumented immigrants yesterday. Raising banners of #MuslimsForDream, prominent Imams like Omar Suleiman, Zaid Shakir, Dawud Walid as well as other Muslim activists and leaders demanded protection for young Dreamers. Imams Omar Suleiman and Dawud Walid were arrested along with some other participants. They were released later yesterday. Below …

US Muslim Leaders Join Fight for Undocumented Immigrants

WASHINGTON, DC – A group of Muslim faith leaders and activists were arrested yesterday in a protest fighting for rights of undocumented immigrants, also attended by diverse groups representing Black, Latino, Arab, South Asian, and other communities from across the US. “We cannot let any community suffer in isolation or we will all pay the …

Fear Cancels Mosque Plans to Offer Sanctuary for Immigrants

TEXAS – A Cincinnati mosque has been forced to cancel its plan to open doors to shelter asylum seekers or migrants in need, be they Muslims or not, feeling the heat of anti-Muslim sentiments. “I think the tools that have been employed against immigrants are the same tools that have been employed against refugees, which …

Successful US Muslim Immigrants Who Proved Trump Wrong

US President Donald Trump’s reported description of African nations, El Salvador and Haiti as “***hole” countries has reignited accusations of racism, with many bringing stories of successful immigrants who proved Trump wrong.

Will Czech Ban Islam?

Leading election results in Czech Republic, a far-right party whose leader has called for banning Islam is expected to form government, bringing bad news for the country’s religious minority.

Rome Mosque Imam Calls for Integrating Immigrants

A Muslim imam in Rome has urged fellow scholars and imams to integrate the new generation of immigrants in Italy, saying it will enhance social peace, counter extremist ideologies, and fight poverty.

Pope Launches Campaign to Embrace Refugees

Pope Francis launched on Wednesday, September 27, a two-year international campaign to embrace immigrants and refugees, share their journey, and counteract mounting anti-immigrant sentiment in the US, Europe and beyond.

Muslim Immigrants Fear Dim Future in Germany

The rise of Alternative for Germany (AfD) has been spreading fears among Muslim refugees in Germany, fearing the future as the far-right party enters the parliament capitalizing on anti-immigrant and anti-Muslim sentiments.

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