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#IStandWithIlhan Responds to Trump Hate Tweet

A hashtag supporting Muslim American congresswoman Ilhan Omar has become a trend following a tweet by US President blasting the freshman congresswoman over the false claim that she downplayed the 9/11 attacks

Muslims Donate Blood on 9/11 Anniversary

FAYETTEVILLE – A Muslim student group at the University of Arkansas have organized a blood donation drive on campus, hoping to show compassion on the anniversary of 9/11. “Most people are a little uncomfortable with it being placed on 9/11,” said Abigail Pickardt, the president of the Al-Islam Student Association at the University of Arkansas, …


How Much Has Islam Been Affected By 9/11?

Salam (peace) Marcus, Thank you for contacting Ask About Islam. Muslims believe that Islam is the natural religion of mankind. And that it has existed since the beginning of time. It is not just a religion for Arabs (who make up only 18% of the Muslim population). But Islam is for all people. And if we present …

How Should We Deal With Conspiracies?

Asalamu Alaikum, Thank you for your question.  Firstly, according to Islam, we should recognize that when the accusation is unproven we cannot blame people arbitrarily. Secondly, we can and should identify that a crime is not necessarily sanctioned by Islam even if it was done by a Muslim. We must be ready, as Muslims, to …

First Muslim in Congress: US Can Defeat Islamophobia

Reflecting on 9/11 attacks, Keith Ellison, the first Muslim elected to the congress, who represents Minnesota’s fifth congressional district, has lamented the fact that Muslims are facing more hatred in 2016 than it was on 2001.

A World Without Muslims Post Goes Viral

As the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks approaches, a post on the social networking platform Tumblr tried to fan that hatred by asking people to “imagine a world without Muslims”, going viral after one made a perfect reply.

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