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Sydney women reverting to Islam

Source : IINA / 24 Jan 2014

Admiring the way Islam treats women; Julia Moukhallalati, a Sydney young woman, challenged her parent’s Orthodox Christian upbringing to revert to Islam.

"My parents pushed me to be Orthodox but they never had answers to my questions," Moukhallalati, 22, told Australia’s The Sunday Telegraph, on January 19. The young woman, who reverted to Islam four years ago when she was only 18, asserted that she has always been fascinated with Islam and the way it puts women on a pedestal.

 

I listened to my inner voice to become Muslim

Source : Islam-Universe.com / 26 Nov 2013

Abdul Aziz was born Jermaine Boddy and was raised in Charleston, West Virginia, United States, as a Baptist Christian as were his parents and their forefathers. Here below, he narrates how he was drawn toward Islam and became a Muslim:

As a youth I attended Church and Sunday School regularly until my adolescent years when girls and running around suddenly became more important to me. I consider myself as “sinful” when I was on the street, but I was always conscious of Allah — or, I may say God in those days — and used to ask forgiveness on occasions for my sinful deeds in vain by the way I had been taught, “in the name of Jesus,” may Allah forgive me.

 

Queen appoints Muslim convert as High Sheriff

Source : World Bulletin / 19 Nov 2013

Eton College graduate and 8th Earl of Yarborough, Charles John Pelham, otherwise known as Abd al-Mateen, is set to become the first Muslim High Sheriff of Lincolnshire.

Charles John Pelham, 50, inherited a £68 million estate from his father, the 7th Earl of Yarborough, in 1991. He is also a master of the Brocklesby Hunt, and President of Brocklesby Park Cricket Club.

 

Zambia's growing Islam

Source : World Bulletin / 14 Nov 2013

The Islamic faith is steadily growing in Zambia, with many new converts crediting the religion's peaceful teachings for steering them away from vice and crime.

"Islam isn't a complicated religion. Unlike other religions in Zambia, Islam is easy to master,"new convert Hanif Mumba told Anadolu Agency.

He asserted that many youths like himself had turned to Islam in hopes of attaining spiritual growth.

 

Aussie Rugby Star Seeks New Life in Islam

Source : OnIslam & Newspapers / 11 Nov 2013

Seeking redemption and peace in a new life, an Australian superstar rugby play has reverted to Islam with the help of a Muslim boxer, joining a caravan of players who found Islam in the past few years.

"He's just looking forward to changing his direction in life,” Anthony Mundine, an Australin boxer who was photographed praying with Blake Ferguson on Friday, told The Telegraph.

“At the moment he's in good space - no drinking, no drugs, no parties.”

 

Hungarian Sister Finds Contentment in Islam

By Patricia Zahra Pál / 11 Nov 2013

When I was 15 years old, my family and I moved from Hungary to Austria, to a little city called Villach.

The integration was not an easy task without the knowledge of the German language.

I was suffering a lot from homesickness and I always wished to have lots of friends who could relieve me from this bad feeling in this new country.

 

A Martial Art Led Me to Islam

By Abdul- Lateef Abdullah / 09 Nov 2013

My experience in Islam began as a graduate student in New York City in 1998.

Up to that point in my life, for 25 years, I had been a Protestant Christian, but had not been practicing my religion for quite some time.

 

Nigerian Movie Star Reverts to Islam

By Rafiu Oriyomi / 06 Nov 2013

Jolting millions of her fans, Nigerian screen diva Lizzy Anjorin has officially embraced Islam, a religion she told OnIslam.net had always been her favorite from childhood but which she could not practice in deference to her father who was a Christian.

“I have always been a Muslim at heart right from childhood. My mother was a Muslim and I have always dreamt of one day practicing Islam,” she told OnIslam.net in a telephone interview.

 

Traps of Satan for New Muslims

By Raya Shokatfard / 05 Nov 2013

Those who come to Islam as a result of search, contemplation and determination, know that they have made the best and most significant decisions of their lives.

They did this by embracing the most complete and final religion!

{Today I have completed your religion for you, and I have perfected My favor on you...}(5:3)

 

From America to Egypt A Catholic Woman Discovers Islam

By Amber Acosta / 2 Nov 2013

Why did I become Muslim?

I can clearly remember the day I officially converted at Al-Azhar Mosque in Cairo, I came right from the state of Connecticut (US), but what led up to that day remains as a somewhat subconscious, yet continuous quest for God.

 
 

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