The Muslim Youth Camp of California: An Inside Look at Young Muslims in the US

The Muslim Youth Camp of California: An Inside Look at Young Muslims in the US

Founded in 1961, the Muslim Youth Camp of California was the nation’s first sleepaway camp of its kind, an early experiment that mixed Islamic studies and rustic Americana. With a history stretching from Presidents John F. Kennedy to Donald Trump, the camp has helped shape the identities of thousands of Muslim children, many of whom […]

Singapore’s First Female President Is Muslim

Singapore’s First Female President Is Muslim

  Halimah Yacob, a Muslim Malay, will be sworn in today as Singapore’s eighth president after being one of the only candidates that could meet the stringent eligibility rules for the six-year post.   In this particular election, only candidates from the minority Malay group were able to qualify. Malays form just over 13% of […]

VIDEO: Man Reciting the Call to Prayer in Spain Will Warm Your Heart

VIDEO: Man Reciting the Call to Prayer in Spain Will Warm Your Heart

Syrian traveler, Mouaz Al-Nass, was captured in a video reciting the Islamic Adhan (call to prayer), at Alhambra Palace in Spain, and it’s going extremely viral — for all the right reasons.   Although Alhambra Palace has a huge historical value to Islam, Adhan hasn’t been performed there for over 500 years, making Al-Nass’ recitation […]

Muslims Are Being Massacred in Burma, and Western Media’s Coverage Is Shocking

Muslims Are Being Massacred in Burma, and Western Media’s Coverage Is Shocking

Over the past week, social media users have been sharing status updates and videos, pertaining to the treatment of Muslims in Burma. Indeed, the videos often contain footage of the horrid forms of torture (they are not shared in this article because they are extremely graphic) that Muslims in Burma are facing. Accordingly, the status […]

VIDEO: Pilgrims from Indonesia Singing at Jeddah Airport Will Warm Your Heart

VIDEO: Pilgrims from Indonesia Singing at Jeddah Airport Will Warm Your Heart

  A beautiful and heartwarming video just emerged of Muslim pilgrims from Indonesia, chanting songs of love to Prophet Mohammed (PBUH) in Jeddah airport, and it will absolutely make your heart melt.     Hajj season starts this Wednesday 30th of August, and ends on Monday 4th of September.   Indonesia is the most populous Muslim […]

The World’s Most Prominent Religious Leaders Call for Religious Tolerance

The World’s Most Prominent Religious Leaders Call for Religious Tolerance

By: Farah Andil

With religious tensions everywhere around us, intolerance and general sentiment of hate have become more than just commonplace. This inspired the world’s most prominent religious leaders to make a joint statement that encouraged people around the world to make friends across religions.   This arose from the belief that friendship and getting introduced to other […]

Millions of Muslims Protest Against Daesh

Millions of Muslims Protest Against Daesh

On June 10th and 11th, millions – as in tens of millions – of Shia Muslims made their way to the city of Karbala, located in Iraq and occupied by Daesh,  in protest against the international terrorist organization.   According to The Independent, these Shia Muslims headed to the city for an annual pilgrimage that commemorates […]

The Latest Google Feature Will Make Life Easier for Muslims Everywhere

The Latest Google Feature Will Make Life Easier for Muslims Everywhere

  Muslims, rejoice! Google has just announced a new web service that will help users find the right direction of the qibla using augmented reality. The Qibla Finder is accessible through mobile browsers, enabling anyone to use the service regardless of their mobile’s model.     The web app uses augmented reality technology to draw a clear […]

What Ever Happened to the Ramadan Spirit?

What Ever Happened to the Ramadan Spirit?

Year after year, Egyptians try harder to maintain the Ramadan spirit, but something always seems to be missing.     Below are some examples:   1- Ramadan decorations everywhere 2- Special Ramadan menus 3- Lanterns in every single social media ad 4- Every nightclub, restaurant, café is a Ramadan tent 5- Konafa and sohour carts […]

Is Donald Trump Hosting an Iftar at Trump Towers?

Is Donald Trump Hosting an Iftar at Trump Towers?

  Would you believe us if we told you that US president Donald Trump is hosting an iftar for Ramadan? Of course you wouldn’t (we had to try though), but the next best thing is happening; activists are planning to troll the American president by hosting an iftar dinner outside NYC’s Trump Towers.   In an attempt […]

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