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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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Actress Monika converts to Islam and to quits cinema | Press meet | M.G.Rahima

Monica Converts to Islam

Actress Monika who has appeared as a child artiste in many including Suhasini Maniratnam's directorial venture 'Indra' and as a teenager in Thangar Bachchan's path breaking film 'Azhagi' has converted to Islam religion. After the conversion she has also changed her name as M.G.Rahima.   CAIRO – Famous young Indian actress Monica has decided to leave the life of lights behind ...

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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 ...

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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”. ...

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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. ...

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Islam rising among UK youth by OnIslam & News Agencies


Source: 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 ...

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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 ...

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