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MuslimMatters’ Top 13 Most-Read Articles of 2013

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Checkout our top 13 most-read articles of year 2013. Read More »

Clarification and Notice


A few months ago, an Islamophobic website posted an audio-clip in my voice, in which, so they claimed, I justify attacking all Christians. Based on this, they began claiming that I am a 'jihadist' preaching 'radical jihad' to Muslims in America. Due to the preposterousness of the claim, and the xenophobic nature of those who propagated it, I felt it best ... Read More »

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 »

MuslimMatters “Best Eid Instagram Photo” Contest- Win Cash Prizes #MMeid


'Īd is a day of happiness and joy. During the day, we do things that we normally don't do outside of 'Īd. For example, we get up really early and get dressed up in fancy clothes and then we spend an hour or so saying takbeers. We gather with family, friends and community whom we haven't see for a long ... Read More »

Shaykh Waleed Basyouni’s Mother Passes Away


Amad S. Reflects on the passing of Shaykh Waleed's mother' s death Read More »

Muslims and Television Series Pt 1 | MuslimMatters Endorses Screen-Free Week


Screen-Free Week is almost here! On April 18-24, children, families, schools, and communities around the country will turn off entertainment screen media (TV, video games, computer games, apps, etc.) and turn on life. Read More »

Eid al Adha Mubarak to MM family!

Eid Mubarak!

Eid Mubarak. Taqab Allah minna wa minkum Read More »

Brass Crescent Blog Awards Voting time


Its that time of the year again - Brass Crescent Blog Awards Voting time! IF you truly believe in us, AND think we deserve it, then please help us win! Read More »

Blog News: Introducing MM writer Umm Zakiyyah – Best Selling Author


Assalamu alaykum readers, We have had some great additions to the MuslimMatters family. This week we will be publishing our first post by internationally acclaimed author Umm Zakkiyah. Umm Zakiyyah was born in 1975 in Long Island, New York, to parents who had come from devoutly Christian homes. Her parents, Clark and Delores Moore, accepted Islam that year, and thus ... Read More »

Why Yasir Qadhi Wants to Talk About Jihad

Beyond the gothic confines of Yale, he was becoming one of the most influential conservative clerics in American Islam, drawing a tide of followers in the fundamentalist movement known as Salafiya. Raised between Texas and Saudi Arabia, he seemed uniquely deft at balancing the edicts of orthodox Islam with the mores of contemporary America. To many young Muslims wrestling with conflicts between faith and country, Qadhi was a rock star. Read More »

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