The remains of one of the oldest mosques in the world was recently discovered in Rahat, Israel. Archaeologists surveying a future construction site discovered remnants of the mosque which is believed … [Read more...]
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The MOST Story Bank is a live archive of stories on the most current events, people and cultural perspectives of Muslims in America and around the world. With writers in mind, MOST carefully selects story-driven news from the most reputable published sources.
“The thing about halal is, you can cater to any demographic,” says Sameer Sarmast founder of the popular Sameer's Eats blog. “It can be halal Mexican, halal Chinese, halal Greek. If you cater to … [Read more...]
Faithful Muslims believe Friday was chosen by God as a dedicated day of worship. Known as Jummah, or the day of gathering, it is a form of congregational worship held in the early afternoon every … [Read more...]
In Paris, two women are developing a liberal mosque that will host weekly prayers led alternately by a female and male imam. Founders Kahina Bahloul, a former lawyer, and Faker Korchane, a teacher … [Read more...]
John Hope Franklin Young Scholars is an educational program geared for middle and high-schoolers of Durham, NC where the student's become "historian adventurers." The program this year is entitled … [Read more...]
Jabaran Akram, 22, lives in Brighton Beach where he is the community liaison for Councilmember Chaim Deutsch as well as an auxiliary officer for the NYPD. Akram, whose parents hail from Pakistan, … [Read more...]
For Muslims pursuing the chaplaincy field, a new training program has recently launched in Minnesota, home to 150,000 Muslims. The program educates and guides participants on how to achieve a … [Read more...]
Muslim doctors at Houston Methodist Willowbroo Hospital have spent the last six months on their off-time working to complete a room dedicated for prayer which includes: a hand-painted tilework, copies … [Read more...]
Greece's education and religion minister, Kostas Gavroglou, recently announced that the country's first state-sponsored mosque will open its doors in September. "It is particularly good that soon … [Read more...]