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Texas Muslims Show Spirit of Giving during `Eid - About Islam

Texas Muslims Show Spirit of Giving during `Eid

Through efforts big and small, American Muslims showed their generous side during the occasion of`Eid Al-Adha. Houston business owner Wajahat Zaidi, co-owner of Austin Chai Wala – Houston, a food truck serving tea, snacks, and sandwiches, talked to AboutIslam.net about his company’s recent profit-sharing efforts. He said he and his business partner, Ahmed Malik, decided …

Gunman Kills 20 in Rampage at Walmart in Texas - About Islam

Gunman Kills 20 in Rampage at Walmart in Texas

A gunman armed with a rifle killed 20 people at a Walmart in El Paso and wounded more than two dozen before being arrested, authorities said, after the latest U.S. mass shooting sent panicked shoppers fleeing.

Muslims Urged to Donate Blood for Victims of El Paso Terror Attack - About Islam

Muslims Urged to Donate Blood for Victims of El Paso Terror Attack

A leading American Muslim civil rights group today urged members of the Muslim community in Texas and nationwide to donate blood for those wounded in Saturday’s morning’s terror attack in El Paso that left multiple people dead and injured. “We urge members of the American Muslim community to donate blood to assist those struggling for …

Texas Muslims Celebrate Ramadan Despite Attacks - About Islam

Texas Muslims Celebrate Ramadan Despite Attacks

Despite falling victims to several attacks targeting their mosque recently, members of the North Austin Muslim Community Center in Texas celebrated their annual ‘Ramadan open house’ as usual on April 27, CBS Austin reported. “Instead of being insular and concerned only about our own faiths, we need to see that terrorist attacks all of us, …

Dallas Muslims Launch Hijab Billboard Campaign - About Islam

Dallas Muslims Launch Hijab Billboard Campaign

DALLAS, Texas – Showing hijab as a sign of empowerment, a Muslim group from Dallas, Texas has launched a billboard campaign to inform people about hijab and counter misconceptions triggered by the political atmosphere, Texas Public Radio reported. “It’s very difficult at times for Muslim women to go out in public wearing a veil,” said …

Qur’an Class Students Reach Out to Texas Muslim Community - About Islam

Qur’an Class Students Reach Out to Texas Muslim Community

SAN ANTONIO – Students from different faiths in Sajida Jalalzai’s class named ‘Introduction to the Qur’an’ have reached out to the Muslim community in San Antonio, Texas learning about the Holy Qur’an, religion, and spirituality, Trinitonian reported on November 29. “I do research that often focuses on ethnography and observing communities, and I wanted my …

Texas University Museum Opens American Qur’an Exhibit - About Islam

Texas University Museum Opens American Qur’an Exhibit

TEXAS – The Museum of Texas Tech University is currently hosting an exhibition named the “American Qur’an” by southern California painter Sandow Birk, Daily Toreador reported on November 4. “My project was inspired by traveling to the countries of the Islamic World and research on Islamic arts and manuscripts,” the artist informed. Taking over a …

Faith Leaders Unite to Support Vandalized Mosque - About Islam

Faith Leaders Unite to Support Vandalized Mosque

AUSTIN, Texas – Austin residents and faith leaders gathered outside the gates of a local mosque on Friday to show support to the Muslim community after the mosque was vandalized. “Any sort of hate crimes against any minority groups cannot be tolerated, and we will all stand together,” said the center’s imam, Islam Mossaad, Statesman …

Victoria Mosque Opens Doors to Thank Community - About Islam

Victoria Mosque Opens Doors to Thank Community

The Muslims still remember how hundreds of Victoria residents visited the ruins of their burned mosque in a show of solidarity and unity. VICTORIA, Texas – One year and eight months after the destruction of the mosque in a fire, the members of the Victoria Islamic Center will open their doors next Saturday to celebrate …

America Muslims Meet in Houston for ISNA Convention

America Muslims Meet in Houston for ISNA Convention

HOUSTON – Muslims from across North America have started arriving in Houston, Texas, on Friday, August 31, to attend the opening day of the Islamic Society of North America (ISNA) 55th annual convention, one of the largest gatherings of its kind on the continent. This year’s Convention themed, “In God We Trust,” brings together both …



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