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Female French Director Embraces Islam


CAIRO – French director Isabelle Matic has announced her decision to revert to Islam on her FaceBook account, making the unexpected announcement only a few days after Charlie Hebdo Paris attacks. “Today, I passed through the first pillar of Islam. There is no god but Allah and Muhammad is His Prophet,” Matic said in a message posted on her Facebook read more

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German Footballer Reverts to Islam


CAIRO – Germany's young footballer Danny Blum has announced his reversion to Islam, describing it as a religion of hope and strength. "Islam gives me hope and strength. Prayer calms my soul," Blum told Bild newspaper on Monday, January 26. "I was short-tempered, erratic and did not know where I belong," he added. Blum joined 1. FC Nürnberg in Bavaria read more

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Brazil’s growing Muslim population adapt for Ramadan


Short days and pleasant weather ease the fast for Brazil's growing Muslim population. World Bulletin / News Desk For Ibrahim Nashawaty, a refugee from Syria now living in Brazil, his first Ramadan away from home has been a strange and unsettling experience so far. “In some ways it is much harder here,” he tells AA, at the only mosque in read more

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Woman helps over 1,000 Belgians accept Islam


'Prejudices stem from not being introduced to real Islam properly,' said Veronique Cools, a 25-year-old Belgian convert to Islam. World Bulletin / News Desk Veronique Cools, a 25-year-old Belgian convert to Islam, has helped over 1,000 people accept Islam in the past 8 years. Cools, who accepted Islam herself at a very young age after being influenced by her Muslim read more

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Al-Sudais honors Dutch revert – Arab News JEDDAH: P.K. ABDUL GHAFOUR


                    RARE HONOR: Sheikh Abdul Rahman Al-Sudais, the imam of Haram, presents his cloak (mishlah) to Muslim convert Arnoud van Doorn, a prominent Dutch politician who was associated with the production of blasphemous film “Fitna.” The heart-warming event took place at the opening of a conference on Prophet Muhammad (peace be read more

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Former enemy of Islam to establish 1st Islamic political party in Europe – Majed Al-Sugairi Okaz/Saudi Gazette

Arnoud van Doorn

MADINAH – A Dutchman who was involved in a derogatory film about Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) is aiming to establish the first Islamic political party in Europe. The party will focus on serving Islam and Muslims not only in the Netherlands but Europe as whole, said Arnoud van Doorn, who was involved in the production of the controversial “Fitna”. read more

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Islam Gave Me Happiness: NZ Rugby Star


WELLINGTON – Preparing for world cup, a New Zealand rugby Muslim star has said that Islam has made him a new man after a successful spell playing union where he won the World Cup with the All Blacks. "I wouldn't be half the man I am today without my faith," New Zealand's Sonny Bill Williams said in a BBC video. read more

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Islam rising among UK youth by OnIslam & News Agencies


Source: onislam.net A new large scale British survey has revealed a notable increase in the number of young British people adhering to Islam coupled with a dramatic decline in those believing in Christianity in the same age group. “The large number of young people identifying as Muslims – much larger than previous generations – suggests that Islam will soon be a read more

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How Allah Found Me in Texas By Juan Galvan


Remembering My Shahadah Before Maghrib Prayer, I told my friend Golam, "There's lots of peace in knowing that I only have to worship one God. I don't worship money, wealth, or any of that. I don't have to please the world." Golam nodded. "Recently," he stated, "Look at the Americans. They have all kinds of freedom. You would think everyone read more

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