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Muslim Girls Sent Home For What They Were Wearing

In Belgium, 30 Muslim schoolgirls were sent back home on Friday, May 29, because they were wearing long skirts. The principal said it was a new rule, but he let them back in on Monday, skirts and all. Some are calling it religious discrimination.

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Change of heart: anti-Islam protester observes prayer service

PHOENIX (KSAZ) – Photos show Jason Leger with the organizer of the rally, both of them wore profanity-laced t-shirts. Now things have changed. “Out of respect for the Islamic people, knowing what I know now, because I have talked to them and spoke to them, no I would not do that again, just because I don’t want to offend or …

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Why I Keep the Fact That I’m a Muslim to Myself

You wouldn’t know my secret by looking at me. You wouldn’t see me walking down the street and give me that knowing nod of understanding. Because, honestly, you can’t tell that I’m a Muslim. I’m a middle-aged woman (first time I wrote that out… ouch), born and raised in the states. Blond hair, blue eyes and a totally American name. …

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Predestination or Free will?

We read in the Quran that every detail of our lives as well as everything that will ever take place in every corner of the universe is already recorded with God in the ‘Lawh al-mahfooz’ (Preserved Tablet) from before the whole universe was created: [34:3] ………. He is the Knower of the unseen. Not even an atom’s weight escapes Him, …

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Can the devil bring physical harm or hardship upon the believers?

This question has been debated by many over time and although the Quranic verdict is clear about this issue yet many are not aware of it. Many believers believe that Satan and the devils can actually bring physical harm upon the believers. However the Quran confirms that this is not possible. Perhaps many have been inclined to this belief as …

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Alcohol Prohibition

It has been claimed by many writers that “Khamr” (intoxicants like alcohol, drugs .. etc) has not been completely prohibited in the Quran, but only discouraged. Others, mainly the followers of hadith, have claimed that alcohol has been prohibited in stages! This article aims at presenting the Quranic evidence which categorically prohibits drinking (and all intoxicants) and that God’s Law …

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A Message to Muslims in Phoenix, Arizona – Farouk A. Peru

Salaamun alaikum / Peace be upon you, Later today (Friday the 29th of May 2015), outside the Islamic Community Centre in your city, there will be an armed biker’s rally holding a ‘Draw Muhammad’ contest. This rally is obviously not intended to initiate a peaceful conversation between them and your congregation. Rather, it seems to be intended to provoke Muslims …

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