American Muslims Archive

A Threat to American Heritage – by Muhammad Faisal Younus: On the evening of the Democratic National Convention (DNC) at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, an incident left the audience surprised. Participants in the conference hall were amazed to see a Muslim couple walk onto the stage. This
Muslims and the US “melting pot” – by B.R. Gowani: The recent drama of the two groups (for and against the building of the mosque near the Ground Zero) further intensified when a gun-toting pastor threatened to burn the Qur’an. Although from a very small congregation, with the
US will never be at war with Islam: Obama: United States president Barack Obama has told a deeply polarised America that Islam is not the enemy as ceremonies took place to mark an unusually tense, ninth anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. Moving remembrance ceremonies were held to honour
Friedman and Pakistan-bashing- by Yasser Latif Hamdani: Oscar Wilde once described patriotism as “the virtue of the vicious”. In the many articles published in this newspaper, I have tried to steer clear of the vicious kind of narrow chest-thumping patriotism, preferring Benjamin Franklin’s version instead —
The Jewish school where half the pupils are Muslim: A great example of inter-faith harmony: King David, in Birmingham, is a state primary where the children learn Hebrew, recite Jewish prayers, eat kosher food and wave Israeli flags. So how come the majority of pupils are followers of Islam? Jonathan Margolis investigates Thursday, 1
American Muslims and Obama: According to an American survey, about 90 percent of American Muslims are expected to vote for Barack Obama on November 4. But strangely the Muslim organisation that carried out this survey doesn’t want the fact publicised widely because “it
Pakistan-USA relations and Muslim community, an objective analysis by Khurshid Nadeem: