(AhlulBayt News Agency) - Researchers, practitioners and scholars in the field of Islamic education have launched a new international research network to share ideas and develop best practice in teaching Islam.
Assalamu Alaikum. Peace be upon you.
The response: Wa Alaikum Assalam. And may peace be with you too.
The common greeting between Muslims transcends language, Adam Mefrakis said. Even for non-Arabic speaking Muslims, the greeting still stands.
The Islamic Center of Central Missouri, Mefrakis said, is "almost like a melting pot." An MU graduate and Columbia native, his father is from Libya, his mother from Missouri.
The people who attend aren't just one large synonymous ethnic group, Mefrakis said,"it's a mix. It shows that Columbia has a lot of diversity."
The Muslim Student Association (MSA) hosted the Islam Fair in Riddick Hall on Thursday as part of Diversity Education Week. Many of the organization’s leaders were hopeful about creating engagement and understanding with the faith.
The event brought many people, of various faiths and backgrounds, together to learn more about Islam. Planning for the event started at the beginning of the semester, according to Moneeb Sayed, a fourth-year studying science, technology and society and the president of MSA.
Coffee, Cake and True Islam, an event intended to teach young women about the nature of Islamic culture, was held at the newly opened Panera on College Avenue on Saturday. The informal meetup was the first of many to take place at Rutgers.
On Saturday, the Central Jersey chapter of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community hosted its first "Coffee, Cake, and True Islam" event for Rutgers students at the Panera Bread on the College Avenue campus.
Lectures, a panel discussion, and a meet-and-greet at the library.
Those are the activities planned in Greenville during Islam Awareness Week, observed Oct. 3-12 at Furman University.
The first event is a lecture by Alfons Teipen, an associate professor of Islamic studies at Furman. The topic is "Islam: What everyone Needs to Know?" It is set for 7 p.m. Oct. 3 in the Watkins Room in the Trone Student Center at Furman.
"Black Muslim in America" will be the focus of the next lecture, set for 7 p.m. on Oct. 4 in the Watkins Room Trone Student Center.
China, in order to strengthen national unity in the country, has banned the use of ‘anti-Islamic’ words on the social media.
Termed as a national policy that is majorly in favour of the Muslim minorities, this rule was laid down after the clash that involved Muslims fighting at a toll booth went viral.
In its efforts to curb online hate speech, China’s Weibo microblog blocked the posting of phrases that proved to be disrespectful to the Muslims. Insults, mockery along with other defamatory terms have been banned by the search engine too.
Actividades diarias y constantes para el centro Tawasul Venezuela , difundimos los principios del Islam a través de libros y folletos, respondiendo a las consultas y preguntas del público en varias parte en Venezuela. Alhamdulillah la gente se mostró muy interésada e hicieron muchas preguntas.
Las clases de religión e idioma árabe en las instalaciones del I.E. Islámico Venezolano (Porlamar) en Venezuela 24/9/2016. Estas clases se imparten a jóvenes y adultos todas los sábados desde las 3:00pm hasta las 5 pm y son completamente gratuitas.
Riyadh, Dhu-AlHijjah 01, 1436, September 15, 2015, SPA -- The General Secretariat of the Council of Senior Scholars has closely followed up the Zionist occupation forces storming of Al-Aqsa Mosque, violating its sanctity and attacking worshipers by using tear gas inside the mosque, resulted in the suffocation of many of them as well as using rubber bullets to evacuate Al-Aqsa courtyards from worshipers and their repeatedly committing of such crimes in excessive arrogance without any deterrence.
Saudi Gazette Report
Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman launched on Saturday night at Al-Safa Palace in Makkah five giant projects as part of the third expansion of the Grand Mosque. The expansion projects include the King Abdullah Expansion Structure, courtyards, tunnels, buildings for service facilities and the first ring road. — SPA photo
Aynur Simsirel wants to dispel myths about Muslims, to escape the seemingly endless political talk about radicalism, terrorism threats, citizenship or halal food.
But as principal of Ilim College, one of Melbourne's largest Islamic schools, Simsirel also wants the voice of youth to be heard first – to know what this constant questioning of their faith means for young Muslims.