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US Midterm Elections: Mosques Encourage American Muslims to Vote

Mosques in the Midwest US state of Minnesota are urging worshipers and people of color to vote in Tuesday’s midterm elections, Voice of America reported. The move is part of the last pitch to voters as local candidates try to swing voter support to help reshape the country. Muslim efforts to encourage voters started a …

Muslims & Halloween: Celebrate or Not?

Muslims & Halloween: Celebrate or Not?

It is Halloween; if you are a Muslim parent you may be thinking about many questions. – Is it OK to participate in this occasion? – Should I let my kids go knock the doors to collect candy? – From where did all these practices come in the first place? – And how can Mosques …

Africa’s First Mosque Renovated

ADDIS ABABA – Believed to be the first mosque in Africa, Al-Najashi mosque has been drawing more visitors after been  renovated recently by a Turkish aid agency. “From what I have read, the mental picture I had about the mosque was it that it was old. But, it actually looks it was built one or …

Tibet's Lhasa Mosque, One of the Highest Mosques on Earth

FKLHASA, Tibet – Standing at more than 3650 meters above sea level, the Lhasa Great Mosque, also known as Hebalin Mosque, in the Tibet Autonomous Region, China, is deemed one of the highest mosques in the world. The mosque, originally built in 1716, underwent renovation in 1959, fully transformed to what the building looks today. …

UK Muslim Group to Train Women on Running Mosques

LONDON – A leading British Muslim umbrella group has announced the launch of a six-month program to train women for leadership positions in mosques and increase diversity in community bodies. “This lack of diversity is unacceptable and it is essential for the management boards of mosques and third sector organizations in general to reflect the …

Georgia Muslims Shelter Hurricane Evacuees

GEORGIA, US – As Georgian mosques opened their door to shelter evacuees fleeing Hurricane Florence, a leading American Muslim relief group is also working with Muslims in Georgia, South Carolina, and North Carolina to assist evacuees. “ICNA Relief is a member of the National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster, which works closely with FEMA,” said …

Women In Mosques

Women In Mosques

We should not forbid our women to coming to the mosques, yet some mosques have signs on saying no women allowed! This is the house of Allah and women should be made to feel welcome.

Women-led Mosques Grow Across the World

Relegated to the basement…and barred from the front door, some Muslim women have had enough of male domination at the mosque and are setting up their own. COPENHAGEN – Muslim women have been expanding their new mosques across Europe and the US, in a protest against the so-called male domination at the mosque and giving …

Luton Mosques Team Up to Clean City

 Nearly 200 bags of rubbish filled in big clean up around Luton  LUTON, UK – Mosques in Luton, south east UK, have teamed up with community groups to clean the city, in an effort planned to bring people together from all backgrounds and faiths. “The ‘Big Clean Up’ has been an incredibly successful initiative across …



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