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Ramadan Quran Series Day 17

Ramadan Quran Series Day seventeen by Dr. Aslam Abdullah Fussilat (Closely Spelled Out) (41) Fussilat is the 61st Surah revealed upon the Prophet and comes as Surah 41st Surah in the traditionally arranged Quran. It was revealed in Makkah and has 54 Ayah spread out in six Ruku. It reminds people that an idea is […]

Ramadan Quran Series Day 16

Ramadan Quran Series Day sixteen by Dr. Aslam Abdullah Luqman (31) The 57th Surah Luqman revealed upon the Prophet is the 31st Surah in the traditionally arranged Quran. It was revealed in Makkah has 34 Ayah in four Ruku. It establishes the principle of learning from those who are wise and whose message is rooted […]

American Muslims in Philanthropy

by Muhi Khwaja Co-Founder, Director of Development & Philanthropy at American Muslim Fund When Hurricane Harvey devastated parts of Houston in 2017, like many in America, Muslim families came together to donate to the Houston Food Bank and the American Red Cross. Earlier this year, when the tragedies targeting religious communities in New Zealand, Sri Lanka, […]

Ramadan: A Month of Longing

By Dr. Muqtedar Khan There’s hidden sweetness in the stomach’s emptiness. We are lutes, no more, no less. If the soundbox is stuffed full of anything, no music. If the brain and belly are burning clean with fasting, every moment a new song comes out of the fire. —Jalaluddin Rumi on fasting in Ramadan. The blessed […]

Ramadan Quran Series Day 15

Ramadan Quran Series Day Fifteen by Dr. Aslam Abdullah 53. Yusuf (Joseph) (12) Makkah Yusuf is the 53rd Surah revealed upon the Prophet. In the traditionally arranged Quran, it is the 12th Surah. It was revealed in Makkah and has 111 Ayah in 12 Ruku. It testifies the integrity of the character of all the […]

Ramadan Quran Series Day 14

Ramadan Quran Series Day Fourteen by Dr. Aslam Abdullah Al-Qasas (The Story) (28) Makkah The 49th Surah Al-Qasas revealed upon the Prophet is the 28th Surah in the traditionally arranged Quran. It was revealed in Makkah and has 88 Ayah in nine Ruku. The institution of prophethood is pivotal in the divine scheme of guidance […]

Ramadan Quran Series Day 13

Ramadan Quran Series Day Thirteen by Dr. Aslam Abdullah TaHa (O Man) (20) Makkah The 45th Surah Taha revealed upon the Prophet is the 20th Surah in the traditionally arranged Quran. Like the previous Surah, it was also revealed before the migration to Abyssinia. It was also the Surah whose recitation by the sister of […]

Ramadan Quran Series Day 12

Ramadan Quran Series Day Twelve by Dr. Aslam Abdullah Yasin (O You Human Being) (36) Makkah Yasin is the 41st Surah revealed upon the Prophet and it is the 36th Surah in the traditionally arranged Quran. It was revealed in Makkah and has 83 Ayah in five Ruku. It is also described as the heart […]

Ramadan Quran Series Day 11

Ramadan Quran Series Day Eleven by Dr. Aslam Abdullah Al-Qamar (The Moon) (54) Makkah Al-Qamar is the 37th Surah revealed upon the Prophet. It is the 54th Surah in the traditionally arranged Quran. It was revealed in Makkah and has 55 Ayah in 3 Ruku. This Surah gives details of the end of time and […]

Ramadan Quran Series Day 10

Ramadan Quran Series Day Ten by Dr. Aslam Abdullah Al-Mursalat (The Resurrection) (77) Makkah The 33rd Surah that was revealed upon the Prophet was Al-Mursalat meaning those sent forth. This is the 77th Surah in the traditionally arranged Quran. It has 70 Ayah in two Ruku. This Surah was revealed in Makkah and has 50 […]

Ramadan Quran Series Day 9

Ramadan Quran Series Day Nine by Dr. Aslam Abdullah  Quraish (106) Makkah Quraysh is the 106th Surah of the traditionally arranged Quran and is the 29th Surah revealed upon the Prophet. It was revealed in Makkah and has four Ayah in one Ruku. By giving the example of the tribe of Quraysh who were given the […]

Ramadan Promotes Unity and Interfaith Relationships

by Aysha Qamar Ramadan is upon us and is being celebrated by Muslims and non-Muslims alike. Churches, Temples and Synagogues have shown their support for Muslims in America by posting signs outside their doors or on social media wishing their Muslim neighbors a happy Ramadan. Over 80 percent of Muslims living in the United States […]

Rallies Outside of Chinese Embassy Increase

By Yousuf Ali As more reports of the imprisonment of Uyghurs are released, there has been an increase in the activism protesting the Chinese government, embassy and officials. Muslims worldwide are outraged at the violation of religious freedoms and human rights against the Uyghur Muslim minority in China. Most recently, the Islamic Circle of North America […]

Reaffirming Conviction in Ramadan

By Yousuf Ali “So (endure) patiently; surely the promise of Allah is true, and do not let the ones who have no certitude induce you to levity”.-Surah 30:60 translated by Dr. Ghali Ramadan is here with many of us trying to understand what the best actions to take during the month are. In this article, […]

Do You Know These 10 Health Benefits of Fasting?

by  Vanessa Elshamy We are a week into Ramadan, and what a whirlwind it has been. No, Ramadan isn’t just about not eating or drinking during the time the sun is up. It’s also about abstaining from impurities, living as frugally as possible, performing extra prayers for ourselves and for others, etc. However, most people probably […]

Silver Lining: Sold Out IlmNight with Yasmin Mogahed

by Noor H. Salem It’s no longer a surprise, but another sold-out event goes down in the history of Qabeelah Ittihaad Michigan as they welcome Ustadha Yasmin Mogahed for a very hope inspiring and heartwarming evening for her course, Silver Lining: Rising Above the Storm. More than 700 attendees joined Saturday night at the IAGD […]

Perfect Creamy Soup for Ramadan

by Noor H. Salem Since you are fasting during the long days of Ramadan, it’s important to intake a sufficient amount of dietary fiber at iftar. Make sure you choose wholesome and natural foods, that will provide your body with the proper nutrients and energy that it needs. Lentils are a powerhouse of both dietary […]

Afghanistan-Pakistan Relations: The Key to U.S.-Taliban Negotiations

By Imtiaz Ali Of all the challenges Washington faces in the Afghan peace process, the continuing strained relationship between Pakistan and Afghanistan has proven to be one of the most difficult. The recent deterioration of relations between the two countries is hindering Washington’s ongoing efforts for a negotiated settlement with the Taliban insurgents after 18 […]

Ramadan Quran Series Day 8

Ramadan Quran Series Day Eight by Dr. Aslam Abdullah  Al-Qadr  (Destiny) (97) Makkah Al-Qadr is the 25th Surah revealed upon the Prophet and it is the 97th Surah of the traditionally arranged Quran. It was revealed in Makkah at a time when the fasting in the month of Ramadan was not prescribed and the Prophet […]