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Cycling from Morocco to Makkah for Hajj

Cycling from Morocco to Makkah: This Muslim Sets to Realize Hajj Dream

RABAT – From Meknes to Makkah – A 58-year-old Moroccan Muslim has challenged himself to make his Hajj pilgrimage journey this year by bicycle. “After a long experience in cycling, I thought ‘Why not experience a new travel outside Morocco?’ The first thing that I thought about is travelling for Hajj; bearing in mind that …

UK Muslim Organization Appoints Youngest Leader (Exclusive Interview)

Muslim Council of Britain Appoints Youngest Leader - (Exclusive Interview)

At the 2018 Annual General Meeting at the Muslim Council of Britain (MCB), the youngest ever Deputy General Secretary was appointed. Haasan Joudi, aged just 28, makes the transition from working on mosque-focused projects to the leadership of the MCB. In an exclusive interview, AboutIslam caught up with Hassan and asked him a few questions …

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10 Tips on How to Be a Happy Single Muslim Woman

Being a woman is a blessing from Allah, along with everything that has been bestowed upon us, whatever we have within our grasp is a gift and one should always accept gifts with graciousness and content focusing on what one has, not what is missing. I understand that there is no clear way that leads …

Presidential Support for Veiled Lawyer Called to Nigerian Bar

Praises Pouring In for Muslim Veiled Lawyer Called to Bar

ABUJA – Acknowledging her strong determination, praises have started pouring in for the Nigerian veiled Muslim lawyer, Amasa Firdaus, for her successful call to bar after she had challenged the restriction on hijab during call-to-bar ceremony, Daily Post reported on July 10. In addition to many Muslims who have voiced out their admiration of Firdaus for …

Muslim Turkish Historian, Fuat Sezgin, Dies at 95

Prominent Muslim Historian, Fuat Sezgin, Dies at 95

ANKARA – The world-renowned Kurdish Muslim historian, Fuat Sezgin, died on June 30 at the age of 95 in Ankara, Turkey. Anadolu Agency reported. “Sezgin died in the hospital where he was treated for an unspecified illness,” Macit Cetinkaya, chair of the board of Research Foundation for the History of Science in Islam, announced. “I …

British Muslims Celebrated Eid in The Square

This is How British Muslims Celebrated Eid in the Square

Thousands of British Muslims and non-Muslims gathered together for Eidul Fitr in the Square, with a galaxy of performers and speakers capturing the audience attention for over six hours, while food stalls ensured a diversity of dining options. “Thank you very much for coming to the best square in the world, Trafalgar square, for Eid …

Xherdan Shaqiri

World Cup 2018: Goal Celebrations Spread Joy and Controversy

KALININGRAD – Cross your palms to represent the feathers of the Albanian eagle. That’s how the Swiss duo, Granit Xhaka and Xherdan Shaqiri, celebrated after scoring 2-1 winning goals against Serbia on June 22, symbolising the Albanian flag. This loss has put Serbia at the risk of an early exit from the tournament, given its …

Medicine Loses Egyptian Muslim Savior, Adel Mahmoud

Medicine Loses Egyptian Muslim Pioneer, Adel Mahmoud

NEW YORK – Last week, the world lost the famous Egyptian Muslim biologist and physician, Dr. Adel Mahmoud, known for developing the lifesaving vaccines of Human papilloma virus (HPV) and Rotavirus. The renowned expert in infectious diseases, who worked as a professor of Molecular Biology at Princeton University, died on June 11 in Manhattan, New …

Qur’anic Worldview: A Call for Thought and Action

Qur’anic Worldview: A Call for Thought and Action

{So glory be to Allah when you reach evening and when you arise in the morning. Praise belongs to Him throughout Heaven and Earth, and during the night and when you are at your noon hour. He brings the living from the dead and brings forth the dead from the living, and He revives the …

A Letter to the Families of New Muslims

A Letter to the Families of Muslim Converts

When I first converted to Islam, my family had their worries and reservations. But over the years we have discussed, learned together, come to common ground and become closer because of it.



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