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US Soldier Accepts Islam!

US Soldier Accepts Islam!

Randy was guarding a gate when a truck driver keeps driving towards him. He just kept smiling at Randy. The man had papers to allow him in the gate. Randy asked him weren’t you afraid I could have shot you. The man replied, I only fear Allah. On his return to California, Randy accepted Islam!

Imams & Scholars React to the #MuslimBan

Imams & Scholars React to the #MuslimBan

Muslim scholars and Imams participated in protesting the recent executive order by Donald Trump that bans travelers from a number of Muslim countries to enter the US. They expressed dismay at the decision and encouraged Muslims to be patient and proactive in dealing with the challenges they are facing. Below are some reactions towards the …

Muslim Countries Excel in Synthetic Biology Competition

Three teams from Turkey and Pakistan won gold and bronze medals at the International Genetically Engineered Machine (iGEM) world championship held in Boston, US on 30 October 2016. The iGEM is an annual, international student competition in synthetic biology. Two teams from Turkey’s METU-HS-Ankara High School received gold medals and were nominated for the best …

US Election Day: Reactions of Imams in America

US Election Day: Reactions of America's Imams

As US voters cast their ballots today to decide the president of America, what do Muslim Imams in the US say about this crucial day? We collected here some posts on this historic event.


Is Eating Meat in the USA Halal or Haram?

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. Dear brother in Islam, thank you for your question which reflects your care to have a clear view of the teachings of Islam. Allah commands Muslims to refer to …

American Muslims

We Are American Muslims and We Are Here to Stay

One week ago, my friend Aasma Maqbool walked into a department store with her mother and her two youngest children and came out to find a disturbing surprise.  A note was stuck under the windshield of her van.  Written on pink kitten notepad paper with careful, cursive script, it read: “You women need to start …

Dalia Mogahed

Dalia Mogahed: What Do You Think When You Look at Me?

In this personal, powerful talk, Muslim scholar, Dalia Mogahed talks about the big challenges faced by the Muslim community in the United States after 9/11. She talks about herself and how this date changed her life as an American Muslim. She asks American people, in this polarizing time, to fight negative perceptions of her faith …

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