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The alienation of Muslim Converts

The alienation of Muslim Converts
 The reason why I keep talking about them is simply because none else does. Converts are most of the time afraid of speaking about the double, even triple alienation they face on a daily basis. Considered to be traitors by their community of origin, seen as heretics by most Sunnis, they have to deal with convertophobia in their own religious community. On top of this comes the socio-economic alienation that many people are not aware of. ...

'Meet a Muslim' events in US hope to end Islamophobia, dispel misconceptions

'Meet a Muslim' events in US hope to end Islamophobia, dispel misconceptions
When Moina Shaiq realized even her friends were scared to ask her about her religion for fear of offending her or sounding uneducated, she put an advertisement in a California newspaper: "Questions and answers about being Muslim.”The ad offered ideas for questions: Are women oppressed in Islam? What is the Islamic view of terrorism? How does Islam view other religions?She set up shop at a coffee house in the San Francisco Bay Area city of ...

Renowned Pak Shia scholar 'Allama Jafari' warns GB govt. against occupation of Baltistan land

Renowned Pak Shia scholar 'Allama Jafari' warns GB govt. against occupation of Baltistan land
Renowned Shia Muslim religious scholar Allama Shaikh Mohammad Jafari has warned the Gilgit-Baltistan government of stiff resistance and public reaction if it occupies Baltistan land in the name of Khalsa Sarkar anymore. (AhlulBayt News Agency) - Renowned Shia Muslim religious scholar Allama Shaikh Mohammad Jafari has warned the Gilgit-Baltistan government of stiff resistance and public reaction if it occupies Baltistan land in the name of ...

Edoardo Agnelli

Edoardo Agnelli
Edoardo Agnelli was born on June 1954 in New York city , his father was Christian and his mother was Jewish . His mother (Marella Caracciolo di Castagneto ) was a Jewish princess and his father was senator Gianni Agnelli, a famous and rich man in Italy . He was the owner of automobile factories, Fiat, Ferrari, Lancia, Lamborghini, Alfa Romeo and Iveco and also factories producing industrial parts, many private Banks, companies of fashion, design ...

New Muslim Lady: Introducing Shiaism to Armenias Christians, My Dream

New Muslim Lady: Introducing Shiaism to Armenias Christians, My Dream
A new Muslim lady from Armenia said, "I have the dream of returning to my country and get my Christian countrymen familiar with Islam and ...

Israeli authorities ban call for prayers in West Bank town

Israeli authorities ban call for prayers in West Bank town
 Israeli authorities reportedly banned the Muslim call to dawn prayer from being projected over loudspeakers in three different mosques in the Jerusalem district town of Abu Dis on Friday, according to local sources. Lawyer Bassam Bahr, head of a local committee in Abu Dis, said that Israeli forces raided the town just before the dawn prayer on Friday. According to Bahr, Israeli forces raided the al-Rahman, al-Taybeh and al-Jamia mosques ...

Prominent Pakistani Shia, Farhan Ali Waris, escapes assassination attempt in Karachi

Prominent Pakistani Shia, Farhan Ali Waris, escapes assassination attempt in Karachi
AhlulBayt News Agency - Hours after the famed qawwal Amjad Sabri was killed in a gun attack, prominent Shia noha Khawan (reciter of elegies) Farhan Ali Waris escaped an assassination attempt in Karachi.He was on his car and surrounded by some armed takfiri terrorists of so-called banned Ahl-e-Sunnat-Wal-Jamaat (ASWJ) near the Teen Hatti area of the metropolis.The terrorists were about to open the fire on him, but his security guard opened the ...

Canadian Church Hosts Interfaith Ramadan Event to Make Syrian Refugees Feel at Home

Canadian Church Hosts Interfaith Ramadan Event to Make Syrian Refugees Feel at Home
Muslim refugees starting new lives in Calgary, Canada, got a taste of the community spirit that marks the holy month of Ramadan when they attended an interfaith iftar — an evening meal to break fast — hosted by the Rockyview Alliance Church this ...

US Senate fails to override Trump veto on Yemen war

US Senate fails to override Trump veto on Yemen war
The US Senate has failed to override President Donald Trump’s veto of a congressional resolution demanding an end to American military support for the Saudi-led coalition waging war in Yemen, a country plagued by more than four years of a devastating conflict. AhlulBayt News Agency (ABNA): The US Senate has failed to override President Donald Trump’s veto of a congressional resolution demanding an end to American military support for ...

Bahrain’s Court of Appeal sends dozen anti-regime activists to prison

Bahrain’s Court of Appeal sends dozen anti-regime activists to prison
On Saturday, Bahrain's Supreme Court of Appeal upheld the prison term of five years against seven defendants on charges of illegal gathering, setting tires alight along the streets and hurling petrol bombs at armored police vehicles in Manama’s suburban neighborhood of Juffair on August 2, 2013, Arabic-language Bahrain Mirror news website reported. The court also ordered each of the convicts to pay 300 dinars ($795) for the damage caused ...

Mohammad Ali Clay

Mohammad Ali Clay
American boxer, Three times World Heavyweight Champion, embraced Islam in 1965. "I have had many nice moments in my life. But the feelings I had while standing on Mount Arafat (just outside Makka, Saudi Arabia) on the day of the Hajj (the Muslim pilgrimage), was the most unique. I felt exalted by the indescribable spiritual atmosphere there as over one and a half million pilgrims invoked God to forgive them for their sins and bestow on them His ...

Bahraini court upholds 10-Year prison sentence, citizenship revocations against award-winning photojournalist

Bahraini court upholds 10-Year prison sentence, citizenship revocations against award-winning photojournalist
Al-Mousawi was initially convicted in November 2015 on terrorism related charges after being subjected to torture, more than a year of arbitrary detention and other forms of ...

Italian lady converts to Islam in Holy Shrine of Imam Reza (as)

Italian lady converts to Islam in Holy Shrine of Imam Reza (as)
An Italian lady converted to Islam in the Holy Shrine of Imam Reza (as).According to Astan News, doing lots of research on Islam, this Italian lady whose name is Rogsana Elena Negra converted to Islam and became a new Muslim.Regarding her conversion to Islam, she said, “I am a psychology student and I have always been trying to find a way for more calmness, closeness to God, and for curing many illnesses. Among all the religions, I found ...

Aisha Yesufu: Nigerian president Buhari 'incompetent, clueless, lacks direction’

Aisha Yesufu: Nigerian president Buhari 'incompetent, clueless, lacks direction’
Aisha Yesufu, co-convener of BringBackOurGirls (BBOG) advocacy group on Thursday insisted that President Muhammadu Buhari was “incompetent, clueless and directionless.” NIGERIA (AhlulBayt News Agency) - Aisha Yesufu, co-convener of BringBackOurGirls (BBOG) advocacy group on Thursday insisted that President Muhammadu Buhari was “incompetent, clueless and directionless.”She made the remark while noting that Buhari cannot ...

Pilgrimage of Imam Reza (A.S.), Best Divine Grace Ever Granted: New Zealand Woman

Pilgrimage of Imam Reza (A.S.), Best Divine Grace Ever Granted: New Zealand Woman
Pilgrimage of Imam Reza (A.S.) is the best grace granted to me by God”, said a New Zealand pilgrim of the Razavi Holy Shrine. A group consisting of 40 New Zealand and Australian Muslims who had attended in the Holy Shrine of Imam Reza (A.S.) made use of special programs of the Ghadir portico arranged by Management of Non-Iranian Pilgrims of Astan Quds Razavi. Lecture, Razavi Holy Shrine video tour, visiting the central museum, and museum ...

Prof. Jackie Ying: Mustafa Prize further introduces Muslim scientific contributions to world

Prof. Jackie Ying: Mustafa Prize further introduces Muslim scientific contributions to world
Winner of the inaugural Mustafa Prize “Top Scientific Achievement” Award, Prof. Jackie Y. Ying, Executive Director of the Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology, says the scientific contributions made by Muslim scientists could be more widely recognized by the world through the Mustafa Prize. On 23 December 2015, the laureates of the first Mustafa Scientific Prize were announced as Professor Jackie Y. Ying from Singapore and ...

Al-Qaeda leader threatens US with thousands of 9/11-style attacks

Al-Qaeda leader threatens US with thousands of 9/11-style attacks
Terrorist group al-Qaeda has threatened the US of thousands of more deadly attacks, similar to the carnage seen on 11 September, 2001, when terrorists crashed planes into the World Trade Center in Manhattan, New York and the Pentagon. In a video message, released on the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, Ayman al-Zawahiri called the 9/11 attacks a "slap" on the face of the US and its allies. "We mark in these days the passage of nearly 15 ...

Nigerian president Buhari breaks silence on Zaria massacre after months

Nigerian president Buhari breaks silence on Zaria massacre after months
President Muhammadu Buhari has assured international and local human rights groups of “appropriate response” to a report of the judicial inquiry into the Army's barbaric attack towards unarmed members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria last December. This was revealed on Tuesday, August 16, in a statement by a presidential spokesman, Garba Shehu, who shared it on his Facebook page. Read the statement below: "President Muhammadu ...

Prominent Tunisian Shia scholar: We must raise awareness among Sunnis about Ghadir

Prominent Tunisian Shia scholar: We must raise awareness among Sunnis about Ghadir
Ahlul Bayt News Agency - Speaking at the Third International Conference on Wilayah [Guardianship] in Ahvaz, Dr. Muhammad al-Tijani al-Samawi, a renowned Tunisian Shi’a scholar, said this conference is a good opportunity for scholars from various Islamic countries to participate in the strengthening of solidary among Muslims. Speaking on the eve of Eid al-Ghadir, a Shi’a Islamic holy day which celebrates the divine ...

Chinese Woman Inquires About Islam in Razavi Holy Shrine

Chinese Woman Inquires About Islam in Razavi Holy Shrine
 A Chinese woman attended in the Ghadir portico of the Razavi Holy Shrine to inquire about ...