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Ramadan Quran Series Day 28

Ramadan Quran Series Day Twenty-eight by Dr. Aslam Abdullah Al-Mujadalah (The Pleading) (58) Medina Al-Mujadalah is he 58th Surah of the traditionally arranged Quran and it is the 105th Surah revealed upon the Prophet. It was revealed in Medina and it has 22 Ayah divided into three Ruku., It is a critique on social customs […]

The Zabardust Khutbah

By Nadia B. Ahmad Ding. Ding. Ding. Ding. The text messages on our family chat came in rapid succession. “Khutbah was zabar10” “What’s zabar10?” “How do you not know what zabar10 is?” “Zabardust” “Oh, then why didn’t u just say that?” “Imam gave amazing khutbah your dad said. He spoke of how he went to […]

Ramadan Quran Series Day 27

Ramadan Quran Series Day Twenty-seven by Dr. Aslam Abdullah Al-Hashr (The Gathering) (59) Medina Al-Hashr is the 101st Surah revealed upon the Prophet. It is the 59th in the traditionally arranged Quran. Al-Hashr was revealed in Medina and it has 24 Ayah in three Ruku. It refers to the manipulations hypocrites and some non-Muslim tribes […]

Don’t Hide Your Islam- Engagement in your local community

Don’t Hide Your Islam Engage socially, civically, and politically in your local community. By Quaid Saifee The Institute for Social Policy and Understanding (ISPU) is a non-partisan think tank and research institute that focuses on the challenges and opportunities facing American Muslims. They recently issued a report titled: American Muslim Poll 2019: Predicting and Preventing […]

Ramadan Quran Series Day 26

Ramadan Quran Series Day Twenty-six by Dr. Aslam Abdullah Ar-Rahman (The Most Gracious) (55) Medina Ar-Rehman was the 97th Surah revealed upon the Prophet. It is the 55th Surah of the Quran. It is believed by a good number of scholars to be the Madani Surah, even though a few suggest that it was revealed […]

Ramadan Quran Series Day 25

Ramadan Quran Series Day Twenty-five by Dr. Aslam Abdullah Al-Zilzal (The earthquake) (99) Medina In the traditionally arranged Quran Al-Zilzal is the 99th Surah and in the chronology of revelation, it is the 93rd. It was revealed has 8 ayahs in one Ruku. It focuses on the day of judgment and assures human beings that […]

Ramadan Quran Series Day 24

Ramadan Quran Series Day Twenty-four by Dr. Aslam Abdullah Surah ‘Al ‘Imran (The House of Imran) (3) Medina Al-Imran, in the traditionally arranged Quran, is the third Surah but it is the 89th Surah revealed upon the Prophet. It was revealed in Medina. It is one of those Surah that was revealed in phases. It […]

Ramadan Quran Series Day 23

Ramadan Quran Series Day Twenty-three by Dr. Aslam Abdullah Al-‘Ankabut (The Spider) (29) Makkah Al-ankabut is 85th Surah revealed upon the prophet and in the traditionally arranged Quran, it appears as 29th Quran. It was revealed in Makkah and it has 69 Ayah and seven Ruku. Life is not always a bed of roses. Human […]

Trump Hosts Second Iftar Without Muslim Organizations

by Aysha Qamar Despite previous Islamophobic comments, President Donald Trump welcomed diplomats from Muslim-majority nations to the White House for iftar on May 13.  Trump hosted the dinner in honor of Muslims and emphasized the meaning of Ramadan as a charitable time, however, failed to invite US Muslim groups. “Ramadan is a time when people […]

Congress Resolution Passed Recognizing American Muslims

Congress Resolution Passed Recognizing American Muslims’ history and contributions to our Nation. H. RES. 276 IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES April 1, 2019 Ms. Judy Chu of California (for herself, Ms. Norton, Ms. McCollum, Mr. Swalwell of California, Mrs. Watson Coleman, Mrs. Lawrence, Mr. Khanna, Mr. Correa, Mr. Beyer, Mr. Ryan, Mr. Krishnamoorthi, Ms. Jayapal, […]

Racism and Bigotry Won’t Stop Me

by Nadia B. Ahmad In December 2016, I read Jodi Picoult’s Small Things Great, which helped me to understand the subtle and blatant bigotry I experienced in Connecticut for the year I lived there. The bigotry in New England has a statesman-like staleness that is missing in the racism of the South, where I grew up. […]

Sold Out Fundraising Dinner for a New Gym Project

by Noor H. Salem Just several months ago, more than 500 attendees gathered to hear mesmerizing Qur’an recitations from Qari Shaykh Hassan Ali, Qari Shaykh Ahmad Mabrouk, and Qari Shaykh Abdulhamid Askam at the Islamic Cultural Association of Farmington Hills, MI. The Qur’an Night is held annually at the ICA, and this year the vision […]

The Perfect Ramadan Smoothie

by Noor H. Salem Ramadan is almost complete, and you’ve probably become accustomed to eating less and fasting for long hours. It’s important to properly nourish your body during the short hours in which you are eating and drinking. While you might think you are better off skipping Suhoor, the pre-dawn meal, it is in […]

Tensions Grow Between the US and Iran

by TMO Staff Tensions have grown between the United States and Iran late May with critical threats levied by senior officials in Tehran. These threats follow reports of President Donald Trump considering deployment of 10,000 new troops to the region, U.S. News reported. Since former President Carter’s decision to sever diplomatic relations with Iran, in […]

Dallas Muslim Leader Omar Suleiman Smeared

By Yousuf Ali Imam Omar Suleiman, the director of the Yaqeen Institute, gave the opening invocation on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives. He gave a prayer for peace and guidance of the house members on March 9. In it, he said, “Let us not be deterred by the hatred that has claimed […]

Trump Can Avoid War & Negotiate with Iran

By Muqtedar Khan While dealing with the current Iran crisis, U.S. President Donald Trump must realize that the danger to U.S. national interests comes not just from Iran’s regional ambitions but also from the manner in which Israel and Saudi Arabia are trying to counter the Islamic Republic. Riyadh is the primary actor pushing Washington […]

Ramadan Quran Series Day 22

Ramadan Quran Series Day Twenty-two by Dr. Aslam Abdullah An-Nazi’at (Those that Rise) (79) Makkah An-Naziat is the 81st Surah revealed upon the Prophet and it appears as 79th Surah in the traditionally arranged Quran. It was revealed in Makkah and it comprises 46 Ayah spread in two Ruku.  It focuses on affirming the truth, […]

Ramadan Quran Series Day 21

Ramadan Quran Series Day Twenty-one by Dr. Aslam Abdullah Al-Mulk (Dominion) (67) Makkah Al-Mulk, which is 67th Surah in the traditionally arranged Quran is the 77th revealed upon the Prophet. It was revealed in Makkah and has 30 Ayah and two Ruku. It describes the cycle of life and death as part of the divine […]