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ASPAIRE founding member Masood Rab passes away

By Muslim Mirror Network Founding member of Alliance to Save and Protect America from Infiltration by Religious Extremists (ASPAIRE) Masood Rab, resident of Michigan, USA passed away last month. Masood Rab, originally from Hyderabad, was the founding member of the Muslim Community of the Western Suburbs of Detroit (MCWS) and the Crescent Academy. He was […]

What we can learn from the story of Hajar

By Asiya Bharadia Reposted from Muslim Girl There are several moments in our lives when we feel helpless and question why things are happening the way they are. Perhaps we have experienced a job loss or witnessed a very close family member going through a challenging moment. Problems and difficulties come to us in a variety […]

Derek Chauvin sentenced to over 20 years for violating George Floyd’s federal civil rights

by Aysha Qamar Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was sentenced to 21 years in federal prison on Thursday, seven months after pleading guilty for violating George Floyd’s civil rights, according to the Associated Press. During the sentencing, U.S. District Judge Paul Magnuson criticized Chauvin for his actions on May 25, 2020, noting that he “must […]

‘Ms. Marvel’ is the superhero show I’ve been waiting for

by Sabriya Imami First published on the Michigan Daily and republished here with permission from the author. “Ms. Marvel” is everything I ever wanted from the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The show opens with Kamala Khan’s (Iman Vellani, debut) homemade Marvel logo. She’s creating a YouTube video, using her own cartoony drawings of the Avengers, and […]

The First Ten Nights of Dhul Hijja! Why are they sacred?

by Dr. Aslam Abdullah We all have heard that the first ten Nights of Dhul-Hijjah are the best days of the year. Scholars refer to the Quranic chapter 87 verses 1-3 in support of this assertion. It reads: “Consider the daybreak and the ten nights. Consider the multiple and the One! Consider the night as […]

Association of Indian Muslims of America, Washington dc

by Kaleem Kawaja In the last one week a huge number of young men, mostly non-Muslims have indulged in rough and violent protests across India against the new BJP govt Agnipath Program to recruit men in the military on 4-year contract terms rather than long term career basis, that has been the long-established traditional pattern.  […]

About the Recent Floods In Bangladesh

By Mahvish Akhtar In Bangladesh, flooding-related incidents, including electrocutions and landslides, have killed at least 22 people, according to officials. UNICEF  reports say that as many as 4 million people, including 1.6 million children, have been stranded by the flash floods. “The flooding is the worst in 122 years in the Sylhet region,” Atiqul Haque, […]

American Muslim Perspectives on US Politics: Will Democrats be Clobbered in the Midterms?

by Muqtedar Khan In this Khanversation about the coming Midterm Elections, Senator Ghazala Hashmi from Virginia (Dist. 10), Salam al-Marayati, President of Muslim Public Affairs Council, and Junaid Ahmed, Congressional Democratic candidate for Illinois’ 8th district discuss the issues that matter most to voters. They discuss how (1) inflation, (2) pandemic, ( 3) war in […]

What we know so far from the American Muslim Poll 2022

From the desk of Erum Ikramullah, Research Project Manager, Institute for Social Policy and Understanding You don’t hear from me often. As a Research Project Manager, my days are busy setting up systems for new projects, meeting with active project teams, collecting and analyzing data, and getting research reports published. However, I felt compelled to pause […]

Why is Prophet Muhammad a Mercy to Worlds?

by Dr. Aslam Abdullah He was an Arab, spoke the Arabic language, traveled mainly in Arabic-speaking areas, and spoke with tribes in Arabia in their language. Still, Islam’s holy scripture, the Quran, describes him as “Mercy to the worlds.” What is so special about the seventh-century Prophet born and raised in Arabia? Why does Islam […]

Op Ed: Sane advice to Biden about religious freedom in India

by Mike Ghouse   Indian Muslims and Christians are the most non-violent people on the earth; despite enduring lynchings, harassment, calls for their Genocide and living an insecure life, they have not even entertained the idea of retaliation or revenge. That is pure non-violence, and fellow Indians and the world must admire them; they are […]

India Criticized after Government Demolishes Houses of Muslim Activists

By Yousuf Ali Concerns about the state of Indian religious minorities particularly Muslims resurfaced in the aftermath of the demolition of houses that protested against Indian maltreatment of Muslims. This comes in the context of increased Islamophobia under the Hindu Nationalist-oriented BJP government. This has attracted criticisms and concerns from Human Rights groups. According to […]

United Muslim Front of Chicago and Tri-state area holds a rally to condemn the derogatory remarks made by the representative of PM Narendra Modi regarding Prophet Muhammad in front of the Consulate General of India in Chicago, IL

by Mujeeb Osman Chicago-June 13, 2022 The Council of Islamic Organizations of Greater Chicago and the United Muslims Front of Chicago and the Tri-state area held a rally on June 12, 2022, in front of the Consulate General of India in Chicago, IL, which also attracted non-Muslims. The rally was held to condemn the remarks of […]

Emails show Ginni Thomas pressed 29 Arizona lawmakers to turn the election in favor of Trump

by Aysha Qamar As the Jan. 6 insurrection hearings commence, other information unrelated to the terrorist attacks from that day are surfacing. The Washington Post reported Friday that Virginia “Ginni” Thomas, wife of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, pressed 29 Arizona lawmakers to overturn their elections in favor of Trump. The outlet had previously reported that Thomas emailed two lawmakers, but […]

A recap and what comes next for the Jan. 6 committee

by Brandi Buchman; Republished from Daily Kos The Jan. 6 committee has laid bare more of its evidence into the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol: Former President Donald Trump ignored advice from members of the Department of Justice, the intelligence community, and his own campaign determining he lost the 2020 election? and advanced this lie while raising millions to […]

Saudi Arabia Announces Big Shift in Hajj Policy

by Saeed Khan Muslims living in Western countries will now experience a dramatic shift in the way they plan and organize their trips for the Hajj. The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) just announced that it was revamping the entire process for booking a trip to Makkah by unfurling a new website that allows for […]