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Blackmarket Hujjaj: Live Google Hangout

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Increasingly as of late, we've heard horror stories from Muslims around the US and Canada, who have poured their hard-earned savings into Hajj packages only to be duped at the end. The pattern is similar: there is a 'delay' of some sort by the Saudi government, then phone calls are ignored, a mysterious fee for expediting the visa appears out ... Read More »

Qurbani Udhiyah | What is it? Why Should You Offer It?

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alḥamdulillāh, the blessed Hajj season and 'Īd al-Aḍḥa are quickly approaching. Remember the story of Prophet Ibrahim ? His willingness to sacrifice something so dear to him—his son—for Allāh is a great example all of us: Even though he loved his son more than anything in the world, Prophet Ibrahim knew he must obey the command of Allāh—and his righteous son ... Read More »

The Spirit of Eid | MM Eid Photo Contest: The Winners!

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Announcing the Winners of the MM Photo/Instagram 'Īd contest! It's about time, right?! :) We know you have been anxiously waiting, so let's get straight to it! *duff roll* … … … First Place – $500 Prize Second Place – $300 Prize Third Place – $200 Prize Runners Up – $25 Amazon Gift Card — Congratulations to those who won, ... Read More »

Eid Photos Poll | Help Muslimmatters Choose the Winners #MMeid

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Dear Readers, 'Īd Mubarak!!! Last year we announced a contest “The Best 'Īd Instagram Photo 2012″ contest and due to some technical issues could not host a poll to vote on the final winners.  We have been feeling guilty ever since. With the NEW site that we launched this year, we can finally host polls and vote for your favorites. ... Read More »

Brasscrescent Awards 2013 | Last Days to Nominate Your Favorite Sites

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Assalama alaykum Readers, 'Īd Mubarak! The deadline for voting for the  10th Brasscrescent awards is August 8th, tomorrow. Please do submit your nominations here. Polls open Sunday, September 15 to Sunday, October 13, 2013. Give your favorite blog an 'Īd GIFT. Here are the categories from BCA: BEST GROUP BLOG: What multiple author blog in the Islamsphere has the best ... Read More »

The March Initiatives- 3 Rallies for Dr. Aafia Siddiqui

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Action Alert March 30, 2013 will mark 10 years that Dr. Aafia Siddiqui has been engulfed in an unending regime of brutal political imprisonment. As part of the international Free Aafia Movement's “10 DAYS FOR 10 YEARS” campaign, the U.S. branch of this international quest for justice will afford supporters of Aafia in America with three opportunities to contribute to this very important campaign. FRIDAY, MARCH 8, ... Read More »

One More Record to Break | Charity Week 2012

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Charity Week is seven days of fierce competition between universities and colleges, each trying to raise the most money possible for Orphans around the world. Last year over 100 Islamic societies coordinated a huge effort that raised £378,000 Read More »

[Free MM eBook] Hajj: The Journey of a Lifetime by Shaykh Yasir Qadhi

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The Spirit of Eid | MM Eid Photo Contest: The Submissions

A portion of what was said to be the 15,000 attendees of Jamaica Muslim Center's #EidSalah. It was hot but the clouds covered the sun for us and it reminded me of how on the Day of Judgment, only the believers will be shaded from the heat. In sha Allah, we're from amongst them. #MMEid #eid #fitr #salah #sky #clouds #prayer #islam

Here are all the fabulous submissions which made the cut for the MM Photo/Instagram contest. They are absolutely amazing! Makes me miss Ramadan and 'Īd so much. Our staff will be choosing the 10 finalists and then you , our readers, will vote for your favorites, inshā'Allāh. JazakAllah khayr for participating and for your patience, (we need manpower, if you ... Read More »

Action Alert: Tweet for Peace | “Promote Your Belief for Peace”

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“What are they asking (one another) about? About the great news…” Al Naba (78:1-2). The world is asking, where are the Muslim-Americans voices and what are they thinking? Recently we have seen a video go viral and set-off a chain reaction of protest, destruction and death. Initiated by someone, here in the United States, who have taken their collective freedom ... Read More »

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