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For Muslim women, a home to call their own

For Muslim women, a home to call their own

By Lisa Wangsness, GLOBE STAFF   The shingled Victorian house on Intervale Street has a purple door, a symbol of hope. The Basmala — a phrase recited when reading the Koran, “In the name of God, the most gracious, the most merciful” — decorates a wall in the...
Thousands of Muslims gather in Baltimore convention

Thousands of Muslims gather in Baltimore convention

By Catherine Rentz, The Baltimore Sun   An estimated 20,000 Muslims from across the country are in downtown Baltimore over the Easter holiday weekend for the Islamic Circle of North America’s annual Conference for Peace. It is the 42nd annual convention for...
Thousands gather for ICNA conference for peace

Thousands gather for ICNA conference for peace

Baltimore City, Maryland (IINA) – The 42nd Annual Convention for Peace by the Islamic Circle of North America’s (ICNA), one of the largest and most diverse Islamic conventions in North America, kicked off in Baltimore on Saturday, to discuss the problems facing...