Muslim Writers Guild of America

Muslim Writers Guild of America

The premier writers guild in the English language dedicated to defending the honor of Islam and Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him)

Reading Time: 1 minutesOriginally published in Loudoun Times Mirror   Muslims across the world will be celebrating Eid-ul-Adha (Festival of Sacrifice). This occasion requires Muslims to sacrifice an animal in which one-third of the meat is given to the poor, one-third is given to the neighbors and one-third is kept for the household. As

Reading Time: 1 minutesOriginally published in Dallas Morning News   For the next 30-odd days, thousands of Muslims within the D-FW metroplex will not touch a morsel of food or drink from dawn to sunset. In the Islamic calendar, the month of Ramadan is a special time for Muslims, during which they are encouraged to be

Reading Time: 1 minutesOriginally published in The Oshkosh Northwestern   The Islamic month of Ramadan started last week. Ramadan is the month of fasting. Fasting is when you don’t eat or drink from dawn to sunset. Sick people, traveling people, and kids are allowed to skip fasting to a time when they are able

Reading Time: 1 minutesStar Local News Originally Published in Star Local News Guns don’t kill people, people kill people – but is this really an excuse for the heinous acts that strip away innocent lives year after year? The vast majority of us are law-abiding, responsible gun owners. However, there will always be a

Reading Time: 1 minutesOriginally published in Appleton Post-Crescent   As a Muslim-American, I feel it is our obligation to help those in need and take care of our communities. Places like Oklahoma, because of their recent tornado-related disasters, are in need of immediate service from anyone able to assist. A basic tenet of Islam

Reading Time: 1 minutesOriginally published in Hartford Courant   Boston suffered an atrocious act of terror. As a Muslim, I unequivocally condemn any form of terrorism and hate. I send my heartfelt condolences and prayers to the victims of this inhumane crime. I pray Bostonians will not allow terror to prevail and will stand

Reading Time: 1 minutesOriginally published in Hartford Courant   Over the past 60 years, Americans have had a long-standing tension with North Korea, which seemed to have culminated in the past couple weeks with the recent threats of nuclear war. Recent reports have detailed that North Korea is suffering from food shortages. If America

Reading Time: 1 minutesOriginally published in San Antonio Express-News   After running 26 miles in a major marathon, one would expect to be greeted by family and friends as they congratulate you on such an amazing feat. However, this year some runners were greeted by bombs. The Boston Marathon Bombings will go down in history as

Reading Time: 1 minutesAs a Muslim, I was pleased to see millions of Catholics rejoice upon learning of their new leader. I wish to congratulate Pope Francis on this office and hope for a brighter, more peaceful world of interfaith cooperation. As a member of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community, I relate with my

Reading Time: 1 minutesAs an American Muslim, I do not celebrate Easter. However, I look forward to it every year. After Easter, Easter chocolate and candy are very cheap. However, that is not the only reason I enjoy Easter time. March 23, 1889, is the day the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community was established. Around