Day: March 13, 2017

USA: Ahmadiyya Muslim Youth Association’s #MeetAMuslim campaign comes to California

Source: http://www.ktvu.com/news/241007853-story PLEASANTON, Calif. (KTVU) – Two 16-year-old boys stood outside the Pleasanton Farmer’s Market hoping people would stop to talk to them. The sign they held read: Meet A Muslim. Ask me anything. “We’re hoping they ask us questions and start a conversation,” said Ughman Monen of Ahmadiyya Muslim Youth […]

Ahmadiyya’s National #MeetAMuslim Hopes to Spark Dialogue, Debunk Misconceptions on Islam

Source: http://www.nbcnews.com/news/asian-america/national-meetamuslim-day-hopes-spark-dialogue-debunk-misconceptions-n732251 by DAKSHAYANI SHANKAR Amid the country’s current political climate, can open dialogue be the key to debunking misconceptions about a group of people? One youth organization is hoping the answer is “yes.” On Saturday, Ahmadiyya Muslim Youth Association (AMYA), a nationwide group, hosted its inaugural National #MeetAMuslim Day across […]

USA: Ahmadiyya Muslim’s National campaign #MeetaMuslim comes to Long Island, New York City

By Laura Blasey and Matthew Chayes Source: http://www.newsday.com/long-island/national-meetamuslim-day-comes-to-long-island-new-york-city-1.13245338 Despite the cold, Saturday, March 11, 2017, Muslims from Long Island got out  on a street in Amityville to introduce themselves to the community. Said one, 62 percent of Americans have never met a Muslim and many fear what they don’t know. This […]

USA: Georgetown’s Ahmadiyya Muslim Community organzie #MeetAMuslim to improve understanding of Muslim faith

Source: http://www.statesman.com/news/local/meet-muslim-day-saturday-georgetown-part-nationwide-initiative/kTX4WH8FgHekH1bmxnIyzN/ By Dahlia Dandashi The Ahmadiyya Muslim Youth Association (AMYA) is launching its national #MeetAMuslim Day Saturday with members inviting all to join them in Georgetown and speak to those of Muslim faith. From noon to 3 p.m.,  members of AMYA will be holding up signs that read, “I’m a Muslim, ask […]

USA: ‘Coffee, Cake & True Islam’ spurs discussion in Round Rock, Austin

Source: http://www.statesman.com/news/local/coffee-cake-true-islam-spurs-discussion-round-rock/QZEnaitHYENUO0IkBXaSRI/ By Nicole Barrios | Austin Community Newspapers Staff Questions about clothing, culture, heaven and hell were discussed Wednesday night over coffee and cake as neighbors came together to learn more about one another. “Don’t you get hot in the summer wearing something on your head all day?” asked Susan Sneller. “I […]

USA: Ahmadi Muslims open up public conversation about Islam in Harrisburg #MeetAMuslim

Source: http://abc27.com/2017/03/12/muslims-open-up-public-conversation-in-harrisburg/ By Miranda Ruiz | Published: March 12, 2017, 12:57 pm http://up.anv.bz/latest/anvload.html?key=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 HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM)- This weekend Muslims across the country encouraged people to ask them questions. The effort is called Meet a Muslim and one of the events was held in Harrisburg on Saturday. Four members of the Ahmadiyya Muslim community […]

Brexit: The Latest

Source:CNN Britain could begin the formal process of leaving the European Union as early as Tuesday if legislation approving the move passes its final hurdles on Monday. Both houses of the UK parliament will vote on the EU Withdrawal Bill later. If it is passed, the bill would allow Prime […]