JAMAICA, New York (May 20, 2013) – A powerful tornado blasted an area outside of Oklahoma City, leveling homes and killing at least 51 people. At least seven of the dead are children from Plaza Towers Elementary School in Moore, a suburb of Oklahoma City. According to initial reports, relief workers have difficulty in reaching to the survivors.
Groups put aside religious differences to help Oklahoma
June 13, 2013, by Ashley Kringen
MOORE, Okla. – It has been weeks since vicious storms hit Oklahoma but the damages still remain extensive. Helping hands could be used all over the state.
Religion can be a sensitive subject for some but right now in Oklahoma, those differences are being put aside for the greater good.
Tornado monitors among US storm victims
Storm system approaching east coast kills at least 13 lives as it brings flooding to Oklahoma, Missouri and Arkansas.
Al-Jazeera, 3 Jun 2013 – A violent storm system that led to tornadoes and flooding across Oklahoma, Missouri and Arkansas over the weekend has killed at least 13 people, including three storm chasers.
Record Attendance at the 38th ICNA-MAS Convention
HARTFORD, CT (May 27, 2013) – ICNA thanks the attendees of the just concluded 38th Annual ICNA-MAS Convention for making this convention a success.
With 18,000 people in attendance at the Hartford Convention Center, this year’s conference, which was themed “Islam: The Pursuit of Happiness”, broke all previous records. About 14,000 people also tuned in to watch the ad-free live telecast from around the world.
Okla. Muslims aid in tornado relief in bid to build bridges
By Omar Sacirbey| Religion News Service, May 24, 2013
Oklahoma is probably one of the tougher places to be a Muslim in America, but Muslims have stepped in to help with the cleanup of a massive tornado that killed 24 people.
ICNA VA Celebrates New Masjid, Looks to Future
by Hena Zuberi, Saturday, 25 May 2013
The Islamic Circle of North America masjid (ICNA) in Alexandria, VA hosted an Open House and appreciation dinner on May 18th, 2013. The masjid was completed and inaugurated earlier this year.
- Groups put aside religious differences to help Oklahoma
- Tornado monitors among US storm victims
- Record Attendance at the 38th ICNA-MAS Convention
- Okla. Muslims aid in tornado relief in bid to build bridges
- ICNA VA Celebrates New Masjid, Looks to Future
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