Category: Announcements

Texas Plumber Isn’t Sure How Extremists In Syria Ended Up With His Work Truck

Embedded image permalinkA Texas plumber says he has no idea how his company’s work truck ended up in the hands of Islamic extremists in Syria.

The truck, a black Ford F-250 with the logo for Texas City’s Mark-1 Plumbing emblazoned on the door, appeared in a tweet posted Monday by the Ansar al-Deen Front, a jihadist group operating near Aleppo. In the photo, a man fires an anti-aircraft gun mounted to the bed of the truck, presumably where plumbing equipment used to sit….more:  huffingtonpost.

Exclusive: Most Americans see Muslims like any other group after California shooting – poll

Just days after two Muslims were accused of gunning down 14 people in California, a Reuters/Ipsos poll shows 51 percent of Americans view Muslims living in the United States the same as any other communMuslim American Woman Scared to Wear Hijab in Public …ity, while 14.6 percent are generally fearful….

“If terrorism is designed to create a larger gap between Muslims and Westerners, unfortunately they’re succeeding,”… The poll has a credibility interval of 3.4 percentage points for all Americans and about 5.5 percentage points when looking at just Republican or Democratic responses…more:   news.yahoo.com

ISWM Ramadan 2016

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Ramadan in 2016  is expected to start on Monday, the 6th of June and to continue for 30 days until Tuesday, the 5th of July.

Note that in the Muslim calendar, a holiday begins on the sunset of the previous day, so observing Muslims expected to celebrate Ramadan on the sunset of Sunday, the 5th of June.

On Saturday Oct. 10, 2015 at Look Park, from 1:30 PM to 4:00 PM., In Case of rain:it will be at the ISWM Masjid.

Details for the Look Park location:

    1. Mention “Eid BBQ” to receive $2 discount
    2. You are more than welcome to come early and leave late to enjoy the park, games and rides etc. Park opens at 9 AM .
    3. Lunch only from 1:30 PM to 4:00 PM
    4. $5 ticket per plate, purchase at the BBQ grill area…more: contact: Aqeel Ahmad: 413-355-0097

“Majority wants a Muslim Mayoral” or: “Some Londoners don’t want a Muslim Mayoral”???

An exclusive poll for Sky News has found that 71% of Muslims in the UK say that the values of British society are compatible with those of Islam.

In an unprecedented venture, Sky News commissioned an opinion poll by Survation into what Muslims and non-Muslims think about a range of issues including radicalisation, security concerns, political uncertainty, a rise in hate crimes and growing prejudice.

We asked 1,000 Muslims and 1,000 non-Muslims to share their opinions and found that, whileTwo women spoken to by Sky News for the Survation poll into Muslim and non-Muslim attitudes most Muslims saw their religion as being in step with British values, 16% did not.

The results showed that younger Muslims were more likely to see their values aligned to those of Britain, with 73% of those aged 18 to 34 agreeing, compared to 71% of those aged over 55. Male Muslims were also more likely to agree – with 78% versus the female figure of 64%. …..mor news.sky

Poll: Arab opinion strongly negative on Islamic State

Microsoft Certifies 5-Year-Old Muslim Expert

Tuesday, 25 November 2014 00:00

“I like compasses and telescopes, but what I love most is the prisms,” Ayan said.

LONDON – Five-year-old Muslim kid Ayan Qureshi has been certified as the youngest-ever Microsoft expert after passing the American multinational corporation’s test successfully.

MORE AT:  onislam.