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 The Columbus Dispatch Freedom is a wonderful concept; one that is taken for granted but rarely reflected upon in our society. As Veteran’s Day approaches, we as Americans should remind ourselves the price that our veterans have paid for our freedom. As a Muslim American, I salute

Reading Time: 1 minutesOriginally published in The Star-Telegram &  Dallas Morning News   According to former Gov. Mike Huckabee, Islam promotes “murderous mayhem” and rioting on its holiest days. As an American Muslim, I am not shocked that he did not cite a verse from the Quran. I mean, after all, it is tough to cite

Reading Time: 1 minutesOriginally published in Akron Beacon Journal   As an American Muslim, I am blessed to be able to have an abundant source of food and water that I can gladly have access to every day. During the holy month of Ramadan, however, it is prescribed that I give up this liberty

Reading Time: 1 minutesOriginally published in Milwaukee Sentinel Journal   July 9 marked the first day of the month of Ramadan in the Muslim lunar calendar, and with its beginning millions of Muslims worldwide embarked on a spiritual journey to last 30 days. While some regard the abstention of food and drink for 15

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