1441 Review: Top 10 Muslim Inspiring Stories

Welcoming a new year with a new set of wishes and dreams, it is important to reflect on the stories of people who successfully achieved their life-dreams in 1441.

In this mini-file, we offer you a glimpse of inspiration through beautiful stories and features that captivated our readers’ attention; we hope you would enjoy them.

1441 Review: Top 10 Muslim Inspiring Stories - About Islam

Dr. Amani Ballour, a Syrian doctor who ran an underground hospital for more than six years in Eastern Ghouta, received the Council of Europe’s Raoul Wallenberg Prize for her personal courage, bravery, and commitment to save hundreds of lives during the Syrian war. Read more…

1441 Review: Top 10 Muslim Inspiring Stories - About Islam

Safiya Khalid, 23, defeated a fellow Democrat in November 2019 to become the first Somali-American Muslim woman to win a seat on the Lewiston City Council. Read more…

1441 Review: Top 10 Muslim Inspiring Stories - About Islam

Yamaan Alsumadi, an 18-year-old Muslim teen, received the Young Leader award in November 2019 from Thunder Bay mayor in recognition of her work, promoting multiculturalism in the region. Read more…

1441 Review: Top 10 Muslim Inspiring Stories - About Islam

Qasim Rashid won a primary contest to become the Democratic Party’s nominee in the First Congressional District of Virginia in June 2020, making him the first Muslim ever to win a congressional primary in the state of Virginia. Read more…

1441 Review: Top 10 Muslim Inspiring Stories - About Islam

Captain Aneel Rana became the first officer of Pakistani origin to assume the charge of a New York local precinct as its commanding officer in July 2020. Read more…

1441 Review: Top 10 Muslim Inspiring Stories - About Islam

At the age of 22, American Muslim Bushra Amiwala made history for being the youngest Muslim to hold a public office in Skokie, Illinois, and the United States as a whole. Read more…

1441 Review: Top 10 Muslim Inspiring Stories - About Islam

Business owner and philanthropist Salma Lakhani was appointed as the province of Alberta’s new lieutenant-governor, becoming the first Canadian Muslim lieutenant-governor. Read more…

1441 Review: Top 10 Muslim Inspiring Stories - About Islam

Muslim faith state schools took all top three positions for progress in the published GCSE league tables for 2019. Read more…

Student gets Eton scholarship
Hasan Patel, 16, had to go through a gruelling three-day assessment (Image: SWNS)

Hasan Patel, 16, achieved the high GSCE results required to secure a prestigious £76,000 Eton scholarship he won earlier this year. Read more…

Refugee Boy Memoir Wins Alberta Book Publishing Award

 A memoir by 15-year-old Abu Bakr al Rabeeah in war-torn Syria and Iraq, where he escaped to Canada, won the nonfiction 2019 Alberta Book Publishing Award. Read more…