Virginia voters on Tuesday elected Ibraheem Samirah to fill a vacant seat in the state General Assembly, keeping the seat in Democratic hands.
Samirah, a Palestinian-American dentist, is now the second Muslim to be elected to the House of Delegates, The Washington Post reported Wednesday.
Samirah beat Republican Gregg Nelson and independent Connie Hutchinson for the post, which was left vacant after Democrat Jennifer Boysko was elected to the state Senate in January….more:THEHILL
Just days after hundreds of people marched through Cairo and other cities calling for the Egyptian president to step down, Abdel Fattah al-Sisi settled into a chair alongside his US counterpart Donald Trump and addressed briefly the rare explosion of public anger against his rule.
“As long as we have political Islam movements that aspire to power, our region will remain in a state of instability,” Mr Sisi said on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in New York. “But I want to assure you, especially in Egypt, the public are refusing this kind of…more: FT
This Labor Day weekend, thousands of Muslim Americans descended on Houston, Texas, for the annual three-day Islamic Society of North America (ISNA) convention. This year’s ISNACON featured many well-known figures, such as Trevor Noah, who shared his story of growing up in South Africa and joked about the ups and downs of “The Daily Show.”
Noah wasn’t the only draw. Well-known Muslim Americans, including Democratic Rep. Rashida Tlaib and Women’s March organizer ….more CNN
In her bright head scarves and long, flowy dresses, Yonghua Zheng is a recognisable figure around Sangpo in Henan province, central China. This is because Zheng is an imam – or Ahong – of an all-women mosque in the hamlet.
More amazingly, Zheng is not alone in the province; becoming a female Ahong is a 400-year-old custom in the province where Islam has taken root for over 1,000 years. In the Muslim quarter of Sangpo, there are said to be six women-only mosques while in nearby town Kaifeng, there are reportedly …more: star2
Messenger of Allah (ﷺ) said, “A Muslim is a brother of (another) Muslim, he neither wrongs him nor does hand him over to one who does him wrong. If anyone fulfills his brother’s needs, Allah will fulfill his needs; if…
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