Reading Time: 1 minutesOriginally posted in Portland Tribune Nearly 200 members of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Youth Association recently traveled to London in a historic trip to meet with the Khalifa of Islam. Unlike many news stories today depicting radicalized youth traveling abroad, the story of these young men was far different. They met


Reading Time: 1 minutesOriginally posted in Philadelphia Enquirer Recently, I traveled with 200 of my Muslim brothers in the Ahmadiyya Muslim Youth Association from across the country to London to visit the head of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community, Mizra Masoor Ahmad. He advised us to return with a message to encourage people to


Reading Time: 1 minutesOriginally posted in Macomb Voice As a human being, I feel a deep hurt and sadness for the two individuals who were stabbed by a Muslim at a local Detroit bus stop. As an Ahmadi Muslim, I feel anger and resentment that this so called “Muslim” felt it acceptable to commit


Reading Time: 7 minutesOriginally posted in Patheos By now it’s painfully obvious mainstream media loves a juicy terrorism story involving Muslims – but comparatively ignores the vast majority of the world’s Muslims who promote peace. The topic of caliphate perfectly illustrates this double standard. Since ISIS proclaimed their leader as a caliph about nine months ago,


Reading Time: 3 minutesGeorge Washington once said, “Discipline is the soul of an army.” Indeed, our founding father knew what discipline meant when just a handful of Americans had to earn the freedom that we hold dear today. The soul of that revolutionary army is what created the soul of America today. A


Reading Time: 3 minutesThe terrible news of four Marines and a sailor shot to death in Chattanooga doesn’t come as a surprise. While details remain sketchy, the story line in similar attacks is all too familiar: A young man born and bred in the West with a seemingly normal life and a future


Reading Time: 4 minutesThe late Lucky Dube, a famous reggae musician from South Africa once said, “when I see a black man, I see the image of God. When a see a white man, I see the image of God.  And that’s the way it should be. We belong together.” Unfortunately however, this is


Reading Time: 5 minutesSeidu Malik The existence of God in the modern day world has become a hotly contested debate. While it is true that no one can offer any objective evidence of ever seeing God, it is also not the first time that people have demanded to see God or have doubt in the existence of God. In


Reading Time: 1 minutesSeveral states have appropriately beefed up security at military recruitment centers in the wake of the Chattanooga shooting tragedy. This Muslim-American would add that the best way to counter the threat of radicalization (of any group) is to inculcate the golden values of loyalty and common respect. That’s why a

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Reading Time: 1 minutesOriginally published on Philly.com My prayers go out to all those affected by the tragic hostage crisis in Australia on Monday (“Sydney hostage crisis ends in gunfire; 3 dead,” Dec. 16). As a member of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Youth Association (AMYA) USA, I strongly condemn such acts. Such acts against