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12 10 15
 

Fear will not win over faith

​​By Shaykh Abdur Rahman Khan
 
All praises are for Allah, The Almighty, and may His peace and blessing be upon His true servant and final Messenger Muhammad, on his Companions and his household.
 
These days Muslims are being tested; from being mocked at, to threats of direct monitoring and expulsion and even vile remarks towards Allah SWT, The Creator and Sustainer of all that exists.
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10 24 15
 

Domestic Violence: An Islamic Perspective

By: Sh. Abdur Rahman Khan
 
October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month and ICNA would like to join the rest of the nation in bringing about the awareness of its dangers and sufferings. However, awareness is not enough. I would like to focus on the Islamic perspective on domestic violence and provide solutions to this menacing misconduct in society. Although women can perpetrate domestic violence against men, studies show that domestic abuse is mostly carried out by men against women. Thus, in most of this discussion, I would focus on violence against women.
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10 14 15
 

Muharram: The Muslim new year & a reminder of Karbala

By Shaykh Abdool Rahman Khan
 
Today October 14th 2015; the first day of Muharram, marks the beginning of the Muslim New Year. It heralds 1437 A.H. (After Hijra). Muslim calendar year, unlike many others around the globe, begins and ends with sacred months. The year begins with Muharram and ends with Zhil Hijjah and both of these months are among the four sacred months in Islam in addition to Zhil Qa’dah and Rajab.
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09 23 15
 

Eid is Muslim celebration of sacrifice

By Saulat Pervez
 
The slaughtering of an animal as a sacrifice to God during Eid-al-Adha keeps an Abrahamic legacy alive.
 
This week, Muslims across the world are celebrating Eid-al-Adha, the Feast of the Sacrifice.
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09 11 15
 

The Makkah Tragedy

By Sh. Abdur Rahman Khan, Sept. 11, 2015
 
ICNA and all its members would like to extend their condolences to all the families whose near and dear ones were killed after a crane came crashing down at them while they were at the Haram during a major sand storm. We also make Du’a for those that are injured. May Allah SWT grant them a speedy recovery from their injuries and complete healing.
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09 6 15
 

Peace-loving U.S. Muslims remain misunderstood

by Saulat Pervez
 
We should never forget the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, but we must learn to differentiate between the extremist perpetrators and their billion-strong, peace-loving counterparts.
Sept. 11, 2001, changed everything.
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09 4 15
 

An Islamic Perspective of the Birmingham Quran

By Shaykh Abdool Rahman Khan
 
In July of 2015 the University of Birmingham England has announced it has one of the oldest manuscripts of The Qur’an. Ever since this discovery there have been several articles and viewpoints ranging from the authenticity of document to the nostalgic reaction by the Muslim community.
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08 28 15
 

ICNA Seminar Prepares Pilgrims for Hajj

OnIslam Staff, Thursday, 27 August 2015
 
CAIRO – Preparing pilgrims for the spiritual journey, the Education Department of the Islamic Circle of North America announces free online seminar on the Muslim hajj, offering help to would-be pilgrims to fulfill the life-time journey.
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08 24 15
 

Online Hajj Seminar by ICNA Tarbiyah Department

 
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NEW YORK, NY (August 24, 2015) – The Education Department of the Islamic Circle of North America announces free online seminar on the Muslim Pilgrimage (Hajj). This will be conducted by Shaykh Abdool Rahman Khan.

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07 17 15
 

Etiquettes of Eid-ul-Fitr

 
By Sh. Abdur Rahman Khan
 
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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06 20 15
 

Helping New Muslims for Ramadan

Los Angeles, 06/20/2015 – Imagine that it’s the first time you’re about to experience Ramadan. As a newcomer to Islam, you try to prepare yourself with the help of online sources but are continually confronted with fragmented and inadequate information. You don’t know where to go to gain comprehensive guidance.
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06 4 15
 

ILF Announces Free Live Ramadan Webinars

 
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CHICAGO, IL (June 4, 2015) – Islamic Circle of North America’s educational institution, the Islamic Learning Foundation (ILF), is excited to announce free live webinars every week during the Islamic holy month of Ramadan.
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05 12 15
 

A Miraculous Journey

By Sh. Abdur Rahman Khan
 
Isra and Me’raj is the momentous event during which the Prophet Muhammad ﷺ, peace be upon him, travelled to Jerusalem and then ascended through the heavens to stand in the presence of Allah. This is commonly believed to have taken place on the 27 of Rajab, which will fall on Saturday, May 16 this year.
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05 8 15
 

The Generosity of the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH)

By Shaykh Abdool Rahman Khan
 
Generosity is defined as giving freely without expecting anything in return. The best of human beings Muhammad ﷺ was an exemplar of this. Unlike those who give charity with a reward in mind, whether it be respect, love, admiration or loyalty, RasulAllah (prophet of Allah) ﷺ expected none of these things. His manner was such that when one would take something from him, he or she would feel that they were doing the Prophet ﷺ a favor, and not the other way around.
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05 7 15
 

The greatest man to ever walk the earth

 
Learn about the greatest man to ever walk the earth and how he dealt with those who tried to kill him and how we need to respond to those you insult him. Shaykh Abdool Rahman Khan from ICNA is interviewed on this topic by Eddie at The Deen Show. Watch it here:
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05 3 15
 

‘There is a problem with color in our country’

April 30, 2015 | By Azra Haqqie
 
He did not mince words. Naeem Baig, president of the Islamic Circle of North America, wrote frankly and tersely regarding the Freddie Gray situation in Baltimore:
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02 23 15
 

Talking about racism: MSA Colo. addresses heavy topic

by Danielle Jauregui, February 21, 2015
 
The topic of racism is often seen as something that has been resolved, something most students choose to forget about. The Muslim Student Association at Colorado State University is trying to make sure students do not forget about this issue by praying about it and hosting events to bring awareness.
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09 30 14
 

Eid al-Adha: What it means to Muslims

 
By Naeem Baig
 
“Eid al-Adha (the Feast of the Sacrifice) is the second celebration of the year according to Islamic Calendar (called Hijri) for Muslims all over the world. This Eid comes right after the end of ‘Hajj” (the Pilgrimage). The Hajj is the fifth pillar of Islam and is obligatory on both male and female adult Muslims who have the health and financial means to perform this important duty.
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09 29 14
 

Abraham inspired Eid’s sacrifices

 
By Saulat Pervez
 
Abraham’s willingness to sacrifice inspired the Muslim holiday of Eid-ul-Adha, the Festival of Sacrifice, and exemplifies the worship of the One God, belief in His prophets and righteous living.
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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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