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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.

 

Dubai Reverts Take First Steps Into Islam

Source : OnIslam and News agencies / 04 Sep 2014

Assisting new reverts in their first steps in Islam, an Islamic center in Dubai has hosted a gathering to welcome new reverts who have found Islam recently to offer them a better understanding of the faith and help them stay firm in their beliefs.

 

O.J. Simpson to convert to Islam

Source : News agencies / 29 Aug 2014

Locked up in a Nevada prison since 2008 and denied a recent appeal, O.J. Simpson has turned to religion and is embracing Islam with plans to become a Muslim.

The National ENQUIRER reports that Simpson, 67, became interested in the religion through fellow inmates and was even put in touch with former pro boxer Mike Tyson, who is devout Muslim.

 

American policeman embraces Islam

Source : TheDeenShow.com / 16 Aug 2014

I am a typical American in many ways that are reflected in both my professional and personal lives. Professionally, I am a supervisor with a major police department, and I have been in the military, both active duty and in the reserves for the majority of my adult life. Personally, I live in the suburbs of a Midwestern town with my wife and child, drive a pickup truck, and occasionally wear cowboy boots. I pay my bills, treat my neighbors well, and prior to my journey to Islam, I followed my religion in the manner in which I had been instructed.

 

Treatment of Animals in Islam

Source : About.com / 11 Aug 2014

In Islam, mistreating an animal is considered a sin. The Quran and guidance from the Prophet Muhammad, as recorded in hadith, give many examples and directives about how Muslims should treat animals.

 

Dutch Exhibit Explores New Muslims’ Life

Source : OnIslam / 24 Jul 2014

Offering a deep insight into the lives of Dutch reverts to Islam, a new exhibition is held in the Amsterdam Museum which puts a spotlight on increasing number of reversions and elaborates upon the spiritual process as well as the practical aspects of this change.

 
 

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