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Eid Greetings

The CIS humbly pleads with Allah, The Lord of the Universe to accept the good deeds and acts of Global Muslims in the Sacred Month of Ramadhan. May Allah The Rahman and The Raheem bless those who excelled in charity and assisted the various projects of CIS. May they receive their rewards manifold. We pray to The Almighty to bless …

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From Facebook to God’s Book MARYAM AMIR-EBRAHIMI

Many of us have an addictive relationship with Facebook. We check our accounts compulsively, multiple times a day. It is sometimes the last thing many of us do before we sleep and the first thing we do when we wake up; time flies when we’re on it, and it is obsessive. Yet how many of us have an addictive relationship—have any relationship—with …

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Now, Swiss House votes to ban burqa in public – Press Trust of India

Geneva: After France, Netherlands and Belgium, Switzerland is now on its way to become the fourth country in Europe to impose a ban on burqa, with lawmakers on Thursday voting for a far-right move to outlaw face veils in public. Swiss parliamentarians turned inwards on the sensitive issue of immigration on Thursday by endorsing a bill authored by a politician of …

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10th Anniversary of 9/11 – By YAHYA EDERER (ABU MAJEED)

The horrific violence that took place on September 11th 2001 spawned many negative – and a few positive – realities. Before going in to any discussion about it, let’s look at the facts: The The major negative effects of 9/11 were: The murder of 3,000-plus innocent people, whose “crime” was going to work to support their families. Demonstrating our 800-billion-dollar a …

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Twenty Years in September – By SHIBLI ZAMAN

My Reflections on the 10th Anniversary of 9/11 I woke up. Everything was spinning. The fading blue sky was spinning over my head as the sun had just begun to set in September 1991. Where am I? I was sleeping in the backseat of my friend’s Jeep Cherokee going north on I-45 from Galveston, TX. We had lost a tire and were …

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