Boko Haram offers a distorted picture of Islam

Zafir Ahmed Originally published in The Baltimore Sun Boko Haram, a Nigerian militant group, has claimed responsibility for kidnapping at least 300 schoolgirls last month (“The world has finally noticed Boko Haram,” May 13). Boko [...]

Ramp up the charity, reflection for Ramadan

Walid Khan Originally published in The Eagle Ramadan has now reached its final few days, which are considered the most blessed days in the most blessed month for Muslims. While all of Ramadan is a time for reflection, it is especially important [...]

When violence happened, Ahmadis responded with peace

Haseeb SheikhHaseeb Sheikh is 15 years old and is currently a 9th grade student in Lowery Freshman Center in Allen, Texas. He loves to read, write and play sports. He wants to pursue a career in the field of medicine. Originally published [...]
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Ramadan Gives Reminder About World Hunger

Zohaib Zafar Originally published in the Hudson Hub-Times A few weeks ago, I and more than a billion Muslims started fasting for the month of Ramadan. During Ramadan, adult Muslims fast from dawn to sunset. The main purpose is to gain God [...]

Where are the real Muslims?

Nameer BhattiNameer was born in Rabwah, Pakistan but has lived most of my life in the United States. He graduated magna cum Laude from Villanova University in 2008 and is currently working as an Accountant. Nameer is also the General Secretary [...]

Slaying of man in Pakistan requires international response

Musawir Chaudhry Originally published in Springfield Republican On July 15, Imtiaz Ahmad was shot and killed in front of his shop in Nawabshah, Pakistan. Mr. Ahmad, 38, passed away while being rushed to the hospital. He leaves behind his [...]

Ramadan brings spirit of charity

Rizwan Dard Originally published in the Daily Reflector The month of Ramadan is celebrated by more than a billion Muslims across the globe and millions within the United States. Believers abstain from food and water from sun up to sundown. [...]

End targeting of Ahmadis in Pakistan

Mohammad KhanMohammad was born in Chicago to immigrant parents from Pakistan. He has lived most of his life in Maryland. In 2012, he graduated from the University of Maryland College Park with a Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering. [...]

Condemning ISIS

Kwabena Osman Originally published in The News Journal “Swords can win territories but not hearts.” This was stated by the 4th Caliph (or Khalifa) of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community and is a great description of ISIS, which has taken arms [...]
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Honoring Ramadan

Irtiza Sheikh Originally published in Star Telegram As we find ourselves in the Islamic month of Ramadan, I do not lament the hours of thirst or hunger but rather, look forward to the ability to purify myself spiritually, mentally and physically. Ramadan [...]