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Pogba says becoming Muslim made him ‘better person’

Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba says being Muslim has helped him find inner peace and become a better person.

The French footballer hasn't always been religious. In an interview with British daily The Times' Life Times, Pogba said his mother practiced Islam but didn't raise her three sons as Muslims.

Pogba became interested in Islam as an adult through his friends, and after going through hard times, he decided to commit himself to practicing Islam. Last month he was pictured performing umrah pilgrimage to Mecca.

 

How Islam Came to Senegal

When you think of Senegal, you might think of famous Muslim athletes like Sadio Mané, but how did Islam spread to Senegal?

Islam has been in Senegal for more than 1000 years and began through the Kingdom of Takrur. People first started to convert as early as 850 through interaction with Muslim traders from the North. But Islam became more widespread, when War Jabi, the 11th-century King of Takrur converted in the 1030s and introduced Islamic laws.

 

Muslims You Haven’t Heard of: These Australian Aboriginals Became Muslim as a Way to Heal their Psychological Pain

To many of us, the long history of Australian Aboriginals with Islamic culture and religion is still very unknown. The Indigenous, better known as the Aboriginal community, in Australia have traded, intermarried and socialized with Muslim communities for over 300 years. Fishermen from Makassar in the southern Celebes (now Indonesia) have been traveling to north and northwest Australia since the early 1700s, looking for sea slugs. Over time, besides the trade, a religious legacy was left.

 

Women in Islam Are Like Diamonds

Women in Islam are like diamonds. Allah creates these rules to protect them.

My name is Julia, and my Muslim name is Aysil. I am from Russia and I’m very happy to convert to Islam.

My lifestyle changed after Islam for the best because I started to believe in God; and this belief gave me power. And anything I ask, by time, Allah gives it to me; I’m very thankful, and Inshallah all people will feel the same.

Marriage in Islam

 

Sinéad O'Connor converts to Islam

The singer formerly known as Sinéad O’Connor has converted to Islam, changing her name to Shuhada’.
 
She made the announcement on Twitter, saying her conversion was “the natural conclusion of any intelligent theologian’s journey. All scripture study leads to Islam. Which makes all other scriptures redundant.”
 
 

European tourist accepts Islam in UAE, inspired by police

Inspired and touched by Abu Dhabi tourism police's values of tolerance and civilised approach, a Dutch female tourist has converted to Islam.
 
The Tourism Section in Investigation Directorate, after liaising with the competent entities, hosted Christina Dafano, who deeply expressed her happiness to embrace Islam, according to a statement issued by Abu Dhabi Police on Saturday.
 
After reciting the Shahada, Dafano changed her name Noura.
 
 

Student convert to Islam inspired by his teacher

A Beninese student first heard about Islam in his country and was inspired by his teacher in Turkey to convert to Islam.
 
As part of Turkiye Scholarships, Beninese Thibaut Gbetolossi Gbaguidi, 27, came to Turkey in 2017 to do doctorate in Zoology at Ankara University.
 
Before he came to Turkey, he used to study at a university in Benin, where he met a group of Muslims for the first time when he was 17.
 
 

Student convert to Islam inspired by his teacher

A Beninese student first heard about Islam in his country and was inspired by his teacher in Turkey to convert to Islam.
 
As part of Turkiye Scholarships, Beninese Thibaut Gbetolossi Gbaguidi, 27, came to Turkey in 2017 to do doctorate in Zoology at Ankara University.
 
Before he came to Turkey, he used to study at a university in Benin, where he met a group of Muslims for the first time when he was 17.
 
 

Haj shows Muslim unity

Source : IslamReligion / 29 Sep 2014

Haj is one of the five pillars of Islam. Muslims declare that there is no god worthy of worship but Allah and that Muhammad is His messenger; they pray, they fast, they pay obligatory charity, and they go for Haj. Haj is a pilgrimage to the city of Makah in Saudi Arabia. At the mosque and in the surrounding area, Muslims perform prayers and rituals. Haj is an obligatory act performed once in a lifetime by all mentally, physically and financially able Muslims.

 

Cameroonian football team converts to Islam

Source : The National / 20 Sep 2014

Twenty-three young African footballers converted to Islam at the end of a two-month training camp in Dubai.

The men, all in their twenties, are members of a football academy for poor, homeless and orphaned youngsters in Cameroon.

 
 

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