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04 9 14

ICNA NE Convention in Hartford Draws Thousands

Muhammad ﷺ: Mercy to Mankind
By Tahir Ali, Hartford, CT – 4/07/2014
Despite biting cold that penetrated to the bone, nearly five thousand Muslims gathered from New York to Chicago at the Hartford Convention center to attend the first ICNA-MAS North East Convention.
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04 7 14

GainPeace Hosts Successful Banquet

On March 15, GainPeace hosted a dinner attended by 650 individuals at Ashton Place in Willowbrook, Illinois, to support its various da’wah projects. GainPeace is an outreach program within the Islamic Circle of North America whose primary mission is to share the beauty of Islam with fellow Americans.
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03 29 14

ICNA’s Regional Convention in Hartford, CT

by Janan Zaitoun
On 22-23 March 2014, The Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA) held a two-day regional convention at the Connecticut Convention Center in Hartford, Connecticut. The event throughout the day included: main sessions, parallel workshops, youth sessions, a sisters-only workshop, and a bazaar. The theme of the convention was “Prophet Muhammad: Mercy to Mankind”.
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02 10 14

ICNA-MAS Convention Coming Back to Baltimore

07 February 2014 – One of the major national Islamic events, the ICNA-MAS Annual Convention, is coming back to Baltimore on Memorial Day Weekend, May 24-26, 2014. It will be the 39th ICNA convention and 13th ICNA-MAS joint convention. Interestingly, the first ICNA-MAS joint convention was held at the Baltimore convention center in 2002. ICNA also organized its two previous annual conventions at this same convention center in 1999 and 2000.
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02 10 14

February 5th Declared As “Shahid Afridi” Day

By Sohail Zafar
February 7, 2014 – Impressed from Pakistan all-rounder Shahid Afridi’s persona and his unparalleled cricket career, the mayor of Port Arthur, a city in US state Texas, has declared February 5 as “Shahid Afridi Day.”
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01 18 14

Rochester’s First Islamic Convention Succeeds.

By Muhammad Husain Bawany
The speech resounded with the crowd; in strident timbre, the voice at the mic generated a palpable excitement that buzzed through the charged air. Infectious grins, strangers shaking hands, a spontaneous outpouring of emotion as one woman shed tears.
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01 17 14

Record attendance increase at ICNA Convention in Atlanta

By Zainab Arain
In the final days of the winter holiday season, Muslims in the southern United States gathered for a weekend of spiritual rejuvenation at the 19th annual, ICNA-MAS South East Convention, in Atlanta, Georgia, from Dec. 27 to 29.
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01 14 14

First ICNA Convention in Houston: A Big Success

By Saad, The Muslim Voice
The ICNA Convention – the atmosphere, the vibe, and hype is quite amazing. Just the thought of thousands of Muslims gathering at one location for three days straight, meeting Muslims from so many diverse communities, and listening to your favorite and inspiring speakers upfront, totally beats any other average weekend.
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01 13 14

Convention 2014- Islam: Faith. Submission. Service.

The theme for ICNA-MAS Convention 2014 in Baltimore, MD and Los Angeles, CA.
By Shaykh Abdool Rahman Khan
For more than a decade, Islam has been the focus of much religious and political discourse in America. After the grievous events of September 11, many Americans began to openly express fear and distrust towards Islam and Muslims.
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11 7 13

Are you ready for upcoming ICNA conventions?

NEW YORK, NY (November 9, 2013) – The Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA) is pleased to announce upcoming ICNA conventions across the nation. ICNA invites the community to these well organized and beneficial conventions.
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06 23 13

ICNA Sacramento Holds 4th Annual Fundraiser

By Ras H. Siddiqui
06/23/2013, SACRAMENTO, California – Muslims in the United States participate in and hold many community fundraisers. The most prominent goals for these gatherings are either charitable causes or activities related to building and operating mosques and schools. There are Mosque “open houses”, community picnics and a host of other intra-religious activities, but what about the world outside and all around us in this country which is our home?

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05 28 13

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.
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05 13 13

Islam: The Pursuit of Happiness

By Shaykh Abdool Rahman Khan, ICNA Shariah Council
May 10, 2013 – Happiness is the pursuit of every creation of Allah. Each acts according to what it considers to bring about happiness to its existence from the world of Angels, animals, birds and particularly Jinn and Mankind. It is the point where we the creation of Allah (SWT) reach. Attaining happiness can be dynamic, turning human energy to serve The Creator and be of benefit to His Creation; be true Khlifatul Ardh (vicegerent of the earth).
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04 17 13

ICNA Relief Participates in Boston Vigil

April 16, 2013 – ICNA Relief’s Boston Field Office Director Malika MacDonald, stood in solidarity with hundreds of other Americans at Boston Commons candlelight vigil, for those killed and injured during the Boston Marathon bombings. The location of the vigil was just blocks from where the tragic attack took place.
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12 27 12

An Evening of Inspiration

By Hina Syed
DALLAS, TX. Saturday December 8th, 2012 – ICNA Dallas Chapter had a spectacular night of fundraising held earlier this month at the Hyatt Regency located in the heart of Dallas. The event was host to over 400 attendees.
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12 18 12

YM Conf. Packs Crowd, Inspiration in Baltimore

by Hena Zuberi, Muslim Link, 16 December 2012
Extremely popular speakers, Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan and Shaykh Omar Suleiman, drew crowds from as far away as Richmond, Norfolk, and Salisbury. Many times in gatherings and conferences, the young are discussed in the context of problems, an issue with the ummah. It was refreshing to see the organizers and speakers at Young Muslims Youth Conference exemplifying what is right with the youth.
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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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09 12 12

ICNA Announces Annual MFD at 6-Flags, Arlington TX

DALLAS, Texas (September 12, 2012) – You requested and we responded: The Dallas chapter of the Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA) announces its 6th Annual Muslim Family Day at Six Flags Over Texas in Arlington on Sunday, October 28, 2012 to coincide with the celebration of Eid-ul-Adha.
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08 21 12

Muslim group hands out backpacks to Utica students

By DANIEL P. BADER, Observer-Dispatch
UTICA — Children and families line up at the Back 2 School Giveaway in front of the Kemble Street mosque. The the Muslim Community Association of the Mohawk Valley teamed up with the national organization the Islamic Circle of North America to provide 200 backpacks loaded with school supplies to Utica children.
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