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Imam Omar Suleiman Leads Prayer in Congress Thursday

Leading American Muslim scholar imam Omar Suleiman will offer prayers in Congress on Thursday, May 9, Yaqeen website reported. Suleiman, the founder, and president of the Yaqeen Institute for Islamic Research, will deliver the prayer on the House floor as the congressional guest chaplain at the invitation of Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson of Dallas. Later …

US Muslims Call for More Security as Ramadan Approaches

As the holy month of Ramadan approaches, American Muslims are asking for more security for their mosques and Islamic centers after the attacks on mosques in New Zealand on a Friday prayer, churches in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday, and a synagogue in California on Saturday, CNN reported. “There isn’t a mosque in America right …

San Diego Synagogue Attack: Muslim Scholars Express Solidarity with Jewish People

Muslim civil rights groups and scholars have expressed solidarity with the Jewish community in San Diego and nationwide following a deadly shooting at a synagogue  in Poway, north of the city of San Diego. “We condemn this disturbing and despicable attack on our neighbors at a house of worship, offer our heartfelt condolences to the loved …

Muslim Scholars Lament Horrific Tragedy in Sri Lanka

Muslim scholars have lamented the horrific tragedy in Sri Lanka attacks on Easter Sunday in which at least 207 people were killed and hundreds more injured. “Sick to my stomach. Praying for the victims and families, and all of our Christian brothers and sisters in humanity. We cannot let this evil win. #SriLankaAttacks,” imam Omar …

US Muslim Faith Leaders Join Pro-Immigrants Protest

SAN DIEGO – Leading Muslim imams and scholars joined other local and national faith leaders at the San Diego-Tijuana border on Monday, December 10, in an act of peaceful civil disobedience in support of asylum-seekers and immigrants. “We stand today, tomorrow and every day, committed to ensuring that every human being receives dignified treatment and …

At ISNA: US Muslims Learn How to Work Against Racism, Bigotry

HOUSTON, TEXAS – If American Muslims are going to effectively fight Islamophobia and racism and change negative perceptions some people have of them, they must be optimistic, organized, and engaged. They must also look to their faith. “There is no other religion that has explicit anti-racism scripture, and it’s not just one line,” said Imam …

US Muslim Leaders Join Fight for Undocumented Immigrants

WASHINGTON, DC – A group of Muslim faith leaders and activists were arrested yesterday in a protest fighting for rights of undocumented immigrants, also attended by diverse groups representing Black, Latino, Arab, South Asian, and other communities from across the US. “We cannot let any community suffer in isolation or we will all pay the …

Imam Omar Suleiman in Syria

Imam Omar Suleiman was in a visit to Syria, accompanied by a team from Helping Hand, a relief organization that has been providing humanitarian relief and assistance to the Syrian refugees. The ongoing crisis in Syria is in its 6th year and as a result, 250,000 people have been killed with more than 50% displaced. Of the …

US Muslims Reflect on the Past, Shape the Future

Addressing a huge Muslim attendance at the inauguration of 2017 MAS-ICNA convention, Sheikh Omar Suleiman galvanized the Chicago crowds Thursday night with an uplifting start to the convention, with a message on how to learn from past mistakes.



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