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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

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

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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06 19 12

Webinar on American Mosque Report 2

Developing an Agenda for Strengthening Masjids: Lessons from Report Number 2 of the US Mosque Study 2011, Saturday June 23, 2012 at 10 a.m. Eastern Time
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04 20 12

15th Annual Quiz Competition Draws 1,000 Participants

Dallas, TEXAS (April 19, 2012) – This year’s 15th Annual YM Quiz Competition in Dallas, TX continued its yearly success of assembling and accommodating a large number of young Muslim kids across the Dallas/Ft. Worth (DFW) metroplex.
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03 23 12

KUHF Conversations: The Objectives of Sharia Law

March 22, 2012, by: David Pitman
This weekend, the Islamic Learning Foundation in Houston will host a series of lessons called “Compassionate Justice: The Objectives of Shariah.” The classes are open to everyone of any faith. This is part of a broader effort by an Islamic advocacy group to help people gain a better understanding of what Shariah Law is, and what it isn’t. KUHF’s David Pitman spoke with Sh. Omar Suleiman. Sh. Suleiman teaches at the Islamic Learning Foundation in Dallas, and will this weekend’s classes in Houston. Click below to listen:120322-KUHF_Convo-Shariah-Law 

03 21 12

Muslims seek to educate Houstonians on Shariah

By Lomi Kriel
Wednesday, March 21, 2012
The way supporters of the conservative group Texas Eagle Forum see it, a growing number of U.S. Muslims are practicing “stealthy jihad,” secretly trying to impose their religious doctrine on Americans and form a parallel judicial system, one that could force women to wear burkas or even condone honor killings.
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12 16 10

“WhyIslam Center” Project Dinner Attended By Many

by TMO, Muslim Media Network
HOUSTON, Texas (December 16, 2010) – “Giving brings many rewards & blessings to a person: Giving with philanthropic spirit brings rewards & blessings to not only a person, but also brings positive change in the society around us.”
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11 14 10

Purify Your Gaze


Purify Your Gaze is a three-week online awareness campaign discussing pornography addiction within the Muslim community.


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