Americas

Canada: 7th Annual Run for Bradford organized by the Ahmadiyya Muslim Jamaat raises $25,000

Source: http://www.bradfordtimes.ca/2017/05/18/community-run-for-bradford The 7th Annual Run for Bradford (BWG), organized by the Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama’at, took place May 13, starting and finishing in the parkette between the Bradford Library and the Leisure Centre. “This time, the big thing is we have reached a wider community, with a good response from local […]

Ahmadiyya Muslim Community USA joins Kokomo Pride Youth Group’s “We the People” discussion on different religious groups

Source: http://www.kokomotribune.com/news/local_news/we-the-people-community-conversations-to-bring-local-focus-to/article_ee3b46f6-3fcf-11e7-a488-b7c06e48c679.html KOKOMO – An event at Bind Cafe in downtown Kokomo on Thursday will serve as the first of three events this summer aimed at increasing tolerance, acceptance and understanding in the local community. The event – the first in a three-part discussion series titled We the People involving local […]

What signal is Melania sending?

Source:CNN Arriving in Rome, on his way to visit the Holy Father, of all people, President Donald Trump stood at the door of Air Force One and reached for first lady Melania Trump’s hand. She avoided his grasp, reaching up to brush her hair away from her eyes instead. He […]

Muslims in America, by the numbers

Fiza Pirani The Atlanta Journal-Constitution 8:00 a.m. Thursday, May 25, 2017 National/World News Share Islam is the fastest growing religion in the world. In fact, if current trends continue, Muslims will surpass Christians as the world’s largest religious group in the second half of this century, according to the Pew Research Center. […]

NO GIRLS ALLOWED

Source: The Daily Beast. In Rome, there was that awkward moment Wednesday morning when the first lady stood rather uncomfortably dressed in black with her dark mantilla veil on her head in the grandiose corridor of the Apostolic Palace as her husband met with Pope Francis for 29 minutes behind […]

How Pakistani-Americans are entering interfaith and interracial marriages — and making them work

“I rebelled. I said ‘I’m going to marry whomever I want.’” FAHAD NAVEED | HUFSA CHAUDHRY Saks and Suzie’s Pakistani-Palestinian-American-Muslim family Saks Afridi and Suzie Afridi. — Photo courtesy Saks Afridi Fifteen years ago, at a crowded picnic in Redwood City, California, young college student Saks (short of Sakib) Afridi […]