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Calgary Islamic centre vandalized

Calgary Islamic centre vandalized

Press Shia Agency - A southeast Calgary Islamic centre was vandalized late Friday evening, and a community leader is hoping the person responsible comes forward, because he wants to start a conversation. Press Shia Agency - A southeast Calgary Islamic centre was vandalized late Friday evening, and a community leader is hoping the person responsible comes forward, because he wants to start a...

Wake County schools look into report of attack on 7-year-old Muslim boy

Wake County schools look into report of attack on 7-year-old Muslim boy

Press Shia - The Wake County school system is looking into a report that a 7-year-old boy was assaulted on a school bus Friday and that his attackers made references to Islam, Muslims and Pakistan.Press Shia - The Wake County school system is looking into a report that a 7-year-old boy was assaulted on a school bus Friday and that his attackers made references to Islam, Muslims and Pakistan....

'Anti-Muslim' writing found in Lehigh University, report says

'Anti-Muslim' writing found in Lehigh University, report says

Press Shia - Lehigh University police are investigating a case of vandalism in which someonewrote an "anti-Muslim" message on a wall in a university dormitory, according to a report from Lehigh's student newspaper. Press Shia - Lehigh University police are investigating a case of vandalism in which someonewrote an "anti-Muslim" message on a wall in a university dormitory,...

Muslim forum scheduled for Tuesday in Oklahoma City

Muslim forum scheduled for Tuesday in Oklahoma City

Press Shia Agency -A public forum featuring young adults sharing their perspectives and experiences growing up adhering to their Islamic faith tradition in the U.S. will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Oklahoma City University, 2501 N Blackwelder Ave.Press Shia Agency - A public forum featuring young adults sharing their perspectives and experiences growing up adhering to their Islamic faith...

Millions of Shi’a Muslims commemorate Tasu’a across world

Millions of Shi’a Muslims commemorate Tasu’a across world

Press Shia Agency – Millions of Shi’a Muslims are holding mourning ceremonies worldwide to venerate Tasu’a, the eve of the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Husayn, the third Shi’a Imam.Press Shia – Black-clad mourners have taken to the streets across Iran to take part in the ceremonies of Tasu’a, the ninth day of the lunar month of Muharram.   During the ceremonies,...

Being Muslim in the Sooner State

Being Muslim in the Sooner State

Press Shia - Anti-Muslim rhetoric during the course of the 2016 U.S. presidential election campaign has amplified anti-Muslim sentiment in the United States, causing many Muslims to feel anxious or fearful for their safety and their children's futures.   The Oklahoman interviewed several Muslims about their experiences living or growing up in the Sooner State. They spoke about...

'The immigrant here in America is fighting the fight now that we had to fight'

'The immigrant here in America is fighting the fight now that we had to fight'

Press Shia - Though he attended a Baptist church on a fairly consistent basis, Arif Abdullah said he grew up without a strong connection to Christianity — or any other religion, for that matter. Press Shia - Though he attended a Baptist church on a fairly consistent basis, Arif Abdullah said he grew up without a strong connection to Christianity — or any other religion, for that matter. ...

Police chief under fire by Muslims for “bacon grease bullets” Facebook posts

Police chief under fire by Muslims for “bacon grease bullets” Facebook posts

Press Shia - A Police chief in Alabama faces scrutiny after a Muslim rights organization called him out for his Facebook activity.Press Shia Agency - A Police chief in Alabama faces scrutiny after a Muslim rights organization called him out for his Facebook activity.   The Alabama chapter of Council on American-Islamic Relations is asking federal authorities to investigate...

Muharram 8 processions taken out amid tight security

Muharram 8 processions taken out amid tight security

Press Shia - In Karachi processions of Muharram 8 are being taken out all around the country and are moving towards their destination.Press Shia - In Karachi processions of Muharram 8 are being taken out all around the country and are moving towards their destination.   A large number of mourners were seen attending the processions with heightened security in place in all the cities....

Iraqi premier assures pilgrims of security in Karbala on Ashura

Iraqi premier assures pilgrims of security in Karbala on Ashura

Press Shia Agency - Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has discussed security plans with local officials in the holy city of Karbala for the Ashura mourning ceremonies, set to take place this week. Press Shia Agency - "God willing, the preparations for the pilgrimage (of Ashura) is continuing. I invite the pilgrims to do the pilgrimage in the best way possible and to be assured that...