American Eid is a new, short film on Disney+ about two sisters from Pakistan adjusting to their new reality in America when they are unable to take off school to celebrate Eid, the festival after the … [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.
Conversion to Islam is a simple process in which a testimony of faith is given. This testimony, known as the shahada, is usually done at a mosque, in front of a supportive congregation. But these … [Read more...]
Religion News Service reports: George Floyd’s killing was a final straw for thousands of Americans protesting against police brutality and systemic police racism. Muslim leaders say it may also, … [Read more...]
Over the weekend, an Ikea store in Germany loaned its parking lot to Muslim worshipers so they could celebrate Eid al-Fitr (the end of Ramadan) via social distancing. Kadir Terzi, a chairman of … [Read more...]
Known as the adhan, the call to prayer reminds observant Muslims that it's time to pray -- five times a day. In Muslim-majority countries, the call to prayer broadcasts over outdoor loudspeakers, … [Read more...]
As we all know, the face of Ramadan has changed this year due to the Coronavirus pandemic -- mosque doors are closed, imams lead prayers from home computers, and families keep a social distance at … [Read more...]