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09 9 14
 

Hajj: Reflections on the Pilgrimage

 
By Shaykh Abdur Rahman Khan
 
Millions of Muslims from every corner of the globe will converge in Makkah at the end of this month for Hajj, the annual pilgrimage. They come to commemorate and celebrate the extraordinary sacrifices made by two of mankind’s greatest leaders – Prophets Ibrahim and Muhammad ﷺ, upon them be peace, – for the establishment of tawheed, belief in the oneness of God.
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07 26 14
 

Etiquettes of Eid-ul-Fitr

 
By Sh. Abdur Rahman Khan
July 21, 2014
 
As Ramadhan comes to an end, I pray that Allah accepts our good deeds – our fasts, our prayers, our du’a, and every action done for His sake. May this blessed month leave us with a slate clean of sin.
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07 21 14
 

As Ramadan comes to an end

 
By Shaykh Abdool Rahman Khan
 
We are in the last days of Ramadhan and praises are for Allah SWT. These last ten nights we strive to reach the Night of Power in which actions done therein are better than one thousand months.
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07 8 14
 

How to come alive with The Quran

 
By Sh. Abdur Rahman Khan, July 7, 2014 / 10th Ramadhan 1435 AH
 
The question arises what was the condition of our early generations with regards to The Qur’an and how is our condition today with The Qur’an? How is it in our times that the status of The Qur’an has been weakened and its importance is no more rather less than reading the newspapers and magazines or reading some news online? 
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06 27 14
 

Ramadan Greetings from ICNA

 
Dear brothers and sisters in Islam,
 
Assalamu Alaikum. I wish you and your families Ramadhan Mubaarak. May the Barakah of Allah SWT descend on us as individuals, as families, as a Jamaa’ah and as an Ummah.
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04 18 14
 

ICNA Sacramento holds young Muslims Islamic Quiz

 
By Ras H. Siddiqui
 
Sacramento, 18 April 2014- The Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA) Sacramento Chapter held a “Young Muslims Islamic Quiz” event at the Mack Powell Event Center in California’s Capital City on Saturday, April 5th to the delight of over 400 people present. Out of these approximately 150 were children ranging from elementary to high school age.
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04 9 14
 

50 Years of Exemplary Work: Dr. Muhammad Lodhi

 
By Zainab Arain
 
From a young age, science held an allure for Muhammad Arfin Khan Lodhi. Born in the urban city of Agra, India, Lodhi chose to pursue his interest in mathematics and physics, first at St. John’s School in Agra, and later at the Imperial College in London. Dr. Muhammad Abdus Salam, the renowned Nobel Prize-winning physicist, was among those who encouraged him to travel to London to develop his interests and research.
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02 15 14
 

Presidential Quotes on Islam & Muslims

 
By ICNA Staff Writer
 
February 17, 2014 – This President’s Day, see what US Presidents have said about Islam and Muslims.
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01 28 14
 

Muslims Launch Education, Awareness Initiative in MI

 
By Mona Shand, Public News Service – MI
 
NOVI, Mich. – Drivers on some Michigan highways may have noticed billboards offering the chance to “Gain Peace,” discuss Islam, and obtain a free copy of the Muslim holy book. It’s all part of an Islamic outreach group’s attempt to change the conversation about the religion.
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01 10 14
 

Love for the Beloved Prophet (PBUH)

 
By Shaykh Abdool Rahman Khan
 
He, who is the best of the children of Adam;
He, who will be the first to be granted intercession;
He, who possesses the honored waseela (lofty position), the fadheela (a rank above the rest of creation) and the maqaam mahmoodaa (raised platform);
He, who was granted the kauthar (a fountain in paradise);
He, who was taken to the highest heaven to meet with his Lord and returned to earth to narrate his encounter;
He is Muhammad ﷺ.
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10 5 13
 

Virtues of the First 10 Days of “Dhul-Hijja”

 
The Prophet (PBUH) said, “There is no deed that is better in the sight of Allah or more greatly rewarded than a good deed done in the (first) ten days of Al-Adha”. It was asked, “Not even Jihad for the sake of Allah?” The Prophet (PBUH) replied, “Not even Jihad for the sake of Allah, unless a man goes out himself for Jihad taking his wealth with him and does not come back with anything.” Narrated by Al-Bukhari
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08 7 13
 

Eid Mubarak! Message from ICNA President

 
Assalamu Alaikum wa Rahmatullah,
 
Dear brothers and sisters,
 
The blessed month of Ramadan is coming to an end. Let us pray that Allah (swt) accepts our deeds in this month, and wish you all an Eid Al-Fitr Mubarak on behalf of the Islamic Circle of North America!
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07 27 13
 

Zakah: Understanding Divine Mercy

 
By Sheikh Yusuf Islahi
 
Zakah is a well-known financial obligation in an Islamic society. It is obligatory on every mentally sound and financially strong adult who has money saved for one year. This extraordinary obligation is so important that it comes after the obligation of Salah (prayer). Without this, a person cannot be considered faithful.
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07 8 13
 

Ramadan Message by ICNA President

 
Dear brothers and sisters in Islam,
 
Assalamu Alaikum. I wish you and your families Ramadhan Mubaarak. May the Barakah of Allah SWT descend on us as individuals, as families, as a Jamaa’ah and as an Ummah.
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06 27 13
 

Get Ready to Welcome a Dear Friend – Month of Ramadan

 
Alhamdullilah, Allah (SWT) has blessed us to witness and reach another Ramadan. The Prophet (PBUH) has called this month – a blessed month (شهر مبارك) and a great month (عظيمهر).  In this article we will focus on “How can we fully benefit from this season of blessings”.
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10 29 12
 

Du’as to Remember During Storms

 
During hurricanes and storms remember to increase your dhikr (remembrance of Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala), recitation of the Qur’an and istighfaar (seeking forgiveness). May Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala keep you and your loved ones safe during the storm. Below are some du’as (prayers) to remember during such times:
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10 16 12
 

Essay Competition by The Message International

 
JAMAICA, New York (October 16, 2012) – The Message International announced today an essay competition on the life of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) with the topic “How Has Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) Influenced My Life?”
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10 15 12
 

Educational Campaigns on the Prophet’s (PBUH) Life

—FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—
 
WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 14, 2012) – CAIR National yesterday held a press conference on the issue of subway ads created by an Islamophobic group. Vice President of ICNA Naeem Baig joined Executive Director of CAIR Nihad Awad and CAIR’s National Communications Director Ibrahim Hooper in addressing the media and presenting the American Muslim point of view.
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08 8 12
 

Documentary on Anti-Shariah Movement & Its Response

 
Program: Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly
Episode: Shariah Controversy
 
“It targets one community, one faith,” says Naeem Baig of proposed legislation to ban US state courts from considering shariah. “It is to create this fear of Islam and Muslims in the larger society.”
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06 30 12
 

Sum of Shariah: New KS law denies use of foreign codes

 
By HELEN T. GRAY
The Kansas City Star
 
Women can drive in Kansas. The stoning of adulterers is not condoned, nor is removal of the right hand of thieves.
 
Yet the Kansas Legislature overwhelmingly passed and Gov. Sam Brownback recently signed a ban against state courts or agencies making any ruling based on foreign laws — read, Shariah.
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