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I Am A Muslim Refugee, And America Is My Home

Kashif N. Chaudhry | Posted 02.01.2017 | Politics
Kashif N. Chaudhry

Like many other Americans, I am struck with disbelief over the new executive order by President Trump restricting Muslim refugees. I have a personal r...

What Is The Islamic Caliphate Doing In The UK?

Qasim Rashid | Posted 08.15.2016 | Religion
Qasim Rashid

There's something remarkable taking place in the British countryside this weekend. Tens of thousands of Muslims from over 100 nations worldwide are convening at Jalsa UK to pledge allegiance to His Holiness the Khalifa of Islam, Mirza Masroor Ahmad.

Daesh Thrives on Publicity While 30,000 Peaceful Muslim Event Goes Unnoticed

Atif Rashid | Posted 08.11.2016 | Media
Atif Rashid

Co-authored by Imam Farhad Ahmad Last month when some French media decided against showing photographs of terrorists, I was pleasantly ...

Seven Benefits of Fasting

Atif Rashid | Posted 06.08.2016 | Religion
Atif Rashid

The month of Ramadan is upon Muslims once more. A month described in Islamic literature as better than a thousand months, when Satan is locked in shackles and the doors of Heaven are wide open -- for those who wish to enter.

Are Ahmadis Muslims? Let us ask Prophet Muhammad

Kashif N. Chaudhry | Posted 04.19.2016 | Religion
Kashif N. Chaudhry

An Ahmadi Muslim shopkeeper, Mr. Asad Shah, was recently stabbed to death in Glasgow, UK. Mr. Tanveer Ahmad, a Sunni Muslim of Pakistani origin, claimed he committed the act because Asad had "disrespected Islam."

The Barbaric Murder of Asad Shah Will Set a Dangerous Precedent, Muslims Need to Condemn Tanveer Ahmad's Statement to Prevent Further Incidents

Atif Rashid | Posted 04.13.2016 | Religion
Atif Rashid

Ahmadiyya Muslim Mosque, Glasgow As the Glasgow community came together in the aftermath of Asad Shah's murder, some elements of the Muslim communi...

A Tale of Two Caliphates

Ahmed Sahi | Posted 04.05.2016 | Home
Ahmed Sahi

The real threat posed by ISIS, which is one that will linger on, is its ideological allure - one that has been able to indoctrinate people born and raised in the West, thousands of miles away.

The Solution to Stopping ISIS? Look in the Quran

Osaama Saifi | Posted 03.29.2016 | Home
Osaama Saifi

Saying that the Qur'an is the real culprit of Belgian terror attacks would be the same as saying that the Bible is the real culprit behind the Spanish Inquisition. Both of these statements are false.

Days Before the Brussels Attacks, This Muslim Leader Issued a Call for Peace and Justice

Atif Rashid | Posted 03.28.2016 | Home
Atif Rashid

We can be as careful at our airports, train stations and public buildings as we like but until we stop handing our enemies the means to attack us, the situation will only continue to be exasperated.

Are We Headed For Another Trumpistan?

Kashif N. Chaudhry | Posted 03.18.2017 | Politics
Kashif N. Chaudhry

A few months ago, Donald Trump called for a ban on all Muslim immigration. Recently, he claimed Islam hated America. I was hoping he would backtrack o...

Muslims May Have Regressed But Here's What's Really to Blame

Atif Rashid | Posted 01.19.2017 | Religion
Atif Rashid

Muslims claim their religion teaches peace, harmony, love and goodness while the actions of some so-called adherents to the faith prove contrary. How can it be that on the one hand, the religion teaches good while some Muslims commit evil?

How Pakistan Abandoned Its Minorities

Malik Siraj Akbar | Posted 01.16.2017 | Home
Malik Siraj Akbar

Photo Source: Since its creation in 1947, Pakistan's political leaders and scholars have constantly debated the degree to which their coun...

Young Muslims Engaged in Jihad throughout Canada

Luqman Ahmed | Posted 01.14.2017 | Religion
Luqman Ahmed

We feel that the true battle against extremism and radicalism is a battle of ideologies and education, not one fought with guns and bombs.

Charlie Hebdo Continues to Invite Hostility

Luqman Ahmed | Posted 01.13.2017 | Religion
Luqman Ahmed

While I support the chant of 'Je Suis Charlie' to stand for those who lost their lives, I believe that we should use freedom of speech to promote peace and tolerance, not create more conflict and hatred.

Why Islam is Not the Problem

Usama Khan | Posted 01.13.2017 | Religion
Usama Khan

You're seven times more likely to be shot by a right wing extremist in the United States than you are to be shot by a Muslim extremist. But I guess facts don't stop many Americans from being deathly afraid of all Muslims.

A Country Where Selling Books Is an Act of Terrorism

Ahmed Khan | Posted 01.08.2017 | Religion
Ahmed Khan

Imagine a local bookseller in the United States being arrested by the federal government in his own bookstore and being charged with a federal crime. His crime: the sale of books deemed hurtful or hateful to another religious group's beliefs. His punishment: eight years in prison.

The Terrorism Double Standard

Qasim Rashid | Posted 12.09.2016 | Religion
Qasim Rashid

We cannot allow the terrorist acts of a few individuals demonize our view of an entire group. The solution is slow but comes down to the simple commitment we each must make to reach out to one another and dialogue.

Accused Of Being A Terrorist, Muslim-American Doctor Pens Poignant Message

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 12.09.2015 | Religion

“I’m not your enemy. I’m your biggest ally.” Those were the poignant words penned this week by Bilal Rana, a Muslim-American doctor who was re...

The Paris Attacks Are a Reminder We Should All Listen to the London-Based Khalifa (Caliph) of Islam

Atif Rashid | Posted 11.23.2016 | Home
Atif Rashid

The Ahmadiyya Muslim Community has been leading the peaceful revival of the true Islam for 126 years now and constantly warns the world of the dire consequences of turning away from Godliness and good morals.

Dear New Atheists, Islam Does Not Need Reform

Kashif N. Chaudhry | Posted 11.20.2016 | Religion
Kashif N. Chaudhry

We must understand that the only way to defeat the ISIS narrative is by providing a reformist counter-narrative that is based on intellectual honesty and truth. Such a narrative exists. Let us support it, not fight it.

Lack of Leaders in the Muslim World? Perhaps It's Time to Meet the Peaceful Khalifa of Islam

Usman Ahmad | Posted 11.19.2016 | Religion
Usman Ahmad

There is another leading figure in the Muslim world, who along with his followers is forging a path of reconciliation in these perilous times. He too is a Khalifa, but the Khilafat he represents is very different to the one of ISIS.

Ahmadiyya Apartheid and the Quest for Tolerance

Khwaja Khusro Tariq | Posted 11.02.2016 | Home
Khwaja Khusro Tariq

The rise of the educated Ahmadis who profess a pluralistic, peaceful version of Islam is problematic. The power of the Mullah rests on getting people riled up, ready to give their lives for their faith.

My Struggle Against Islamophobes

Atif Rashid | Posted 10.01.2016 | Religion
Atif Rashid

I feel as though I'm in an almost-daily battle with Islamophobes whether online or in my mind trying to figure out why these people have so much hatred against Islam.

Why Success Isn't What Everyone Thinks It Is

Atif Rashid | Posted 09.28.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Atif Rashid

We're all looking for it -- success. But what is it and how can we get there? Photo by bernavazqueze When the veils, garbs and blindness of succes...

Why I Left America to Train in Jihad Under an Islamic Caliphate

Kashif N. Chaudhry | Posted 08.20.2016 | Religion
Kashif N. Chaudhry

I am an American. I have a full-time job in one of Greater Boston's renowned institutions as a medical professional. Yet, I just travelled out of the United States a few days ago to renew my pledge of allegiance to the caliphate.