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US Award for Nigerian Imam Who Saved 300 Christians

The US has conferred the 1st ‘International Religious Freedom Award’ on an 84-year-old Nigerian imam who selflessly risked his own life to shelter and protect Christians during June 2018 attacksin Nghar Yelwa village, central Nigeria. “Imam Abubakar Abdullahi selflessly risked his own life to save members of another religious community, who would have likely been …

Muslim Photographer Wins Award for Capturing Muslims Praying in Public - About Islam

Muslim Photographer Wins Award for Capturing Muslims Praying in Public

The Muslim photographer Sana Ullah has won 2019 Goldziher award for her photo series ‘Places You’ll Pray’ which highlights Muslim worshippers praying in public places, GW Hatchet reported on April 15. “The award emphasizes the value of Muslim storytelling in America, especially at a time when my religion is debated and criticized by Americans,” said …

Women of Consequence Awards:  Worcester Muslim Woman Honored - About Islam

Women of Consequence Awards: Worcester Muslim Woman Honored

WORCHESTER, Massachusetts – A Muslim community activist who has been working over the past 18 years to help refugees and asylum seekers will receive the city’s prestigious Women of Consequence Awards on Thursday, March 7. “The 2019 Woman of Consequence Award will be presented to Imrana Soofi, founder and director of Muslim Community Link,” a …

2018 World Cup: Muslim Players Shine In Group Stage - About Islam

2018 World Cup: Muslim Players Shine In Group Stage

MOSCOW – The first round of the group stage of the World Cup 2018 ended on June 19 with four Muslim players named by FIFA as the ‘Man of the Match’ and two winning Muslim teams. Sixteen matches have been played so far in the first round that featured seven Muslim teams participating in six …



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