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Top 6 Most Influential Muslim Youth You Should Know About

Top 6 Most Influential Muslim Youth You Should Know About

In the US, about 99% of Muslim children attend public schools. However, a great majority of them face identity issues, disconnection from their faith and an erasure of influential Muslim role models to look up to in order to feel normal and accepted in the diversely apparent Western environment. As a result, Muslims have started …

Muslim Grad Named UK’s First Rhodes Scholar Since 1955

KENTUCKY – A British Muslim student who attends the University of Kentucky has been named a Rhodes Scholar, one of the most prestigious scholarships in the world. “I am incredibly honored to have been selected as a Rhodes Scholar,” said Hadeel Abdallah, the daughter of Younes Abdallah and Maissa Abdallah of Lexington, Kentucky Relay Media …

UFC Champ Khabib Hails Mo Salah as Muslim ‘Role Model’

DUBAI – The world’s top Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) champion Khabib Nurmagomedov has hailed Muslim football star Mohamed Salah as a “role model”, admiring the “humble” Liverpool striker despite his huge fame. “I follow him but I haven’t met him before. He’s a great player, we want many role models like him,” Nurmagomedov told Al …

Ethiopia Appoints First Hijabi Muslim Defense Minister

ADDIS ABABA – Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has appointed women to half of his government’s ministerial posts, including a hijabi Muslim defense minister. “This is to show respect to the women for all the contribution they have made to the country,” Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed told lawmakers in the capital, Addis Ababa, Bloomberg …

Meet These Successful Young Canadian Muslims

OTTAWA – The coming episode of the CBC-documentary “14 & Muslim” will feature the journey of young Muslims to success, highlighting the challenges facing their transition to adulthood, CBC reported. The new episode, which will be broadcasted on September 21, will feature eight young Muslims who have found meaningful ways to give back to their …

This 21-Year-Old Muslim Is Making a Difference

One of the greatest loses that we incur in our life is psychological pain. It is often worse than bankruptcy, worse than physical injury, especially its origin is hurtful behavior of our close ones. Is it possible then to convert this pain in the heart into profit?

Nigerian Muslim Neurologist Gets Order of British Empire

KANO – A Nigerian Muslim neurologist in West Midlands, UK, Dr. Abdullah Shehu, has been awarded the membership of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) by the Queen of England in recognition of his work. “It is with great pleasure that I write to congratulate my confidant for this accomplishment as been graciously conferred …

Muslim Girls School Achieves Best Ever Results for Top Grades

BLACKBURN – Students of a British Muslim girls’ school in Blackburn have succeeded in breaking the national average for top grades in the UK, 5 Pillars reported on August 20. “Our results are really exceptional. We’d like to thank our students and staff for their phenomenal efforts and devotion throughout last year,” Asia Ali, Head …

G. Willow Wilson: Muslim Superhero Highlighter

WASHINGTON – Her first graphic novel, Cairo (Vertigo, 2007) has been listed as a top graphic novel for teens by the American Library Association and the School Library Journal. Her comic series Air was also nominated for the Eisner Award, and her first novel, Alif the Unseen, won the 2013 World Fantasy Award. However, the …

Muslim Nominated for NJ Health Commissioner

Governor-elect Phil Murphy has named a federal Veterans Affairs Department official as New Jersey’s next health commissioner, who could be would be state’s first Muslim cabinet official.



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