Southpaw Michigan, An Exclusive Interview with Dr. Abdul El-Sayed

About Our Interview Guest Abdul El-Sayed was born and raised in Michigan by a family as diverse as our state, including immigrants who left Egypt in pursuit of greater opportunity in America, and farmers, teachers, and small-business owners who have lived in St. Louis, Michigan for generations. He graduated from the University of Michigan in 2007, where […]

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Who is Nairoun? (Part 2)

Iqama Magazine Creative Writing Submission By Robiyn This is a short story that is divided into several segments that will be shared in each edition of Iqama Magazine.  Keep reading Iqama Magazine to see what Nairoun Abdul Aziz is up to next! or Click here to subscribe if you want our quarterly publication mailed to […]

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Seeking Medicine in the Qur’an and Sunnah – By Noor H. Salem

We look around, and find a society with rising statistics in heart disease, diabetes, cancer, and other sickness, in younger and younger generations. Many are now desperate to feel and look healthy, only to find their latest fad-diet, detox, or highly expensive protein shakes, meal replacement drinks, and prepared meals, are leaving them hungry, deprived, […]

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Go Live and LaunchGood!

Chris Abdur-Rahman Blauvelt is a passionate Muslim American entrepreneur committed to building up the global Muslim community to reach its full potential. Chris was born in Malaysia, raised in the United States, became Muslim at 16, studied engineering & educational leadership at the University of Michigan, and has worked as an Intel engineer, an award-winning […]

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Eid Al-Adha

Eid al-Adha is known by many names worldwide. It is called Eid al-Kabīr (or the greater Eid), or Eid al-Baqarah (Eid of cows) by many in the Arabic speaking world. It is referred to as the Festival of the Sacrifice in English, Opferfest in German, and Kurban Bayramı in Turkish.

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Quran Excerpts: The Ocean

“And He committed the sea to serve you; you eat from it tender meat and extract jewelry which you wear. And you see the ships roaming it for your commercial benefits, as you seek His bounties, that you may be appreciative.” [ 16:14]

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What is the Islamic New Year?

To understand the  Hijri calendar…we have to go back to the days of the Prophet Muhammed (pbuh). In 622 Common Era (CE) the Prophet Muhammed (pbuh) emigrated from Mecca to Medina (which was called Yathrib at the time). This was the point in time that was designated as the start of the Islamic Hijri calendar.

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