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Ohio 18th International Islamic Festival Opens

PERRYSBURG – The Islamic Center of Greater Toledo in Perrysburg, Ohio, has welcomed on September 16 a variety of visitors from all faiths during the 18th annual late-summer International Festival. “We initially came for the food. It’s so spicy and fragrant,” said 53-year-old Jackie Petruney of Perrysburg, Toledo Blade reported on September 17. “I didn’t …

10 Things You Should Know About Prayer in Islam

10 Things You Should Know About Prayer in Islam

Muslims pray five times a day. When one hears this, they might get the impression that Muslims must stop everything they are doing at an exact time and start praying. Each prayer has a window which makes it easier for Muslims to pray…

Fired Over Prayer Breaks, Muslim Workers Get $1.5 Million Settlement

DENVER – A Colorado meat-packing plant has agreed to pay $1.5 million to 138 Muslim workers who were fired after walking off the job in a dispute over prayer breaks, Reuters reported Saturday. The federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) said in a statement on Friday that it had “reasonable cause to believe that Somali, …

Young Boy Breaks from Play to Pray (Video)

RIYADH – A video showing a boy praying in a corner in a theme park has been widely shared on social media, with many praising the young boy’s commitment to prayer times. “You took my heart boy! Masha Allah may Allah give u everything you wanted and you never even thought of Alhamdulillah Alhamdulillah soo …

Why Congregational Prayers Are Important in Campus

Why Congregational Prayers Are Important in Campus

If you are a student, do you prefer congregational prayers or you just pray alone? Here is why the question is important. The company that you keep will either make you or break you. If you want to be a better person, be around people who will help you improve. Where to find these friends? …

How Can You Avoid Missing Prayers?

How You Can Avoid Missing Prayers

Missing prayers from time to time and want a solution? Prayer (Salah) is the second pillar of Islam. One must pray every day as it is an obligation upon us from Allah. Some people get into the habit of missing Salah and they want to get out of it. What advice can be given to a …

Praying Friday Prayer in Workplace Room: Allowed?

Praying Friday Prayer in Workplace Room: Allowed?

Wa `alaykum as-Salamu wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: Though it is allowed for you to perform the daily prayers in the room you have mentioned, it is preferable for …

Salah - Your Guide to the Daily Prayers

Salah - Your Guide to the Daily Prayers

Salah is not only a prayer performed to glorify our Lord but a moral compass for all Muslims. It is a small amount of time taken out the day to reflect on our actions and think about the consequences. There are so many problems we face in our daily lives…

20 Inspiring Pictures of Worship… Provision from Hajj for a New Year

17 Inspiring Pictures from Hajj

One picture is worth a thousand words. Pictures of worship, prayers and duaa captivate the soul and soften the heart. This is why we are sharing this album. Few days ago, pilgrims bid farewell to Kabah as they finished Hajj. Within few days, we are receiving a new Hijri year. Between the two occasions, it …

Mosque Offers Award for Kids Who Pray Fajr

ALEXANDRIA- A mosque in Al-Beheira governorate of Egypt has announced a competition for  encouraging children to keep up with their Fajr (dawn) prayers,  offering LE 1000 ($55) to those who manage to pray at the mosque for 40 days in a row. “It is an excellent idea. We hope other mosques will follow suit and …



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