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Muslims Take Part In Special Anniversary Event At The Vatican

*The Muslim Observer

By Laura Fawaz, contributing writer Wayne State University Lecturer Saeed Khan returned Sunday from a visit to Vatican City, upon invitation from the Pope, for a special anniver

Neighborly Needs Inc.: A helping hand

*The Muslim Observer

By Aseel Machi By giving a helping hand–literally–a non-profit organization out of Detroit, MI, Neighborly Needs Inc. has been working with the local and surrounding communi

Jordan Tries Words (Not Weapons) to Defeat Islamic State

*The Muslim Observer

By Laura Secorn Palet Editor’s Note: This article originally appeared on OZY.com and is reprinted here with permission. Jordan’s King A

Despite Death Threats, Cartoonists Challenge Religious Hatred and Censorship Online

*The Muslim Observer

By Brian Pellot Religion News Service Photo credit: Sikhtoons.com “Just relax! It’s called a turban. Inside is my long unshorn waist le

Meatless Like the Prophet Muhammad

*The Muslim Observer

On His Practice of Infrequent Meat Consumption By Shireen Hakim Editor’s Note: Shireen Hakim is an Amazon.com Best-Selling Author and AMHP Healthcare Coordinator in Southern Ca

Pope Francis Prays in Istanbul’s Blue Mosque

*The Muslim Observer

By Philip Pullella and Daren Butler Pope Francis is shown the Sultan Ahmet mosque, popularly known as the Blue Mosque, by Mufti of Istanbul,

Columbus Was (Not) The First To Cross The Atlantic

*The Muslim Observer

By Firas Alkhateeb EDITOR’S NOTE: Firas Alkhateeb is an Islamic History teacher at Universal School in Bridgeview, Illinois. This article originally published on LostIslamicHis

French Far-Right Party Member Converts to Islam

*The Muslim Observer

A far-right local councillor shocks Marine Le Pen’s party by becoming a Muslim and sending Front National officials a video in which he urges them to embrace Islam By David Chaz

Remarks at a Reception in Honor of Eid al-Adha

*The Muslim Observer

By Secretary of State John Kerry John Kerry. REUTERS/Brian Snyder SECRETARY KERRY: Shaarik, thank you very much for the introduction. Thank

Woman-Designed Mosque

*The Muslim Observer

Ilmfeed The ?akirin Mosque is thought to be the first Mosque in Turkey to be designed by women and it’s beautiful. The Mosque which is situated in Istanbul combines a contempo