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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.

 

Hundreds of Muslims visit convert after message goes viral

Source : World Bulletin / 01 Jul 2014

British Muslim convert Peter Chatfield, is being held in Queens Hospital, Sahara Ward B5, due to spine cancer that has left him paralysed from the chest down. Doctors have given him an estimate of six months left to live.

 

Brazilian Ex-Gangster Finds Islam (Video)

Source : OnIslam / 23 Jun 2014

A Brazilian ex-gangster has reverted to Islam, taking the shahada (Islamic declaration of faith) and sharing his story with members of da`wah project WhyIslam who are currently visiting Brazil during the ongoing World Cup tournament.

 

Mus`ab ibn `Umayr: The First Ambassador of Islam

Source : OnIslam / 21 Jun 2014

Most people find it easier to blend in with the crowd rather than stand out and open themselves to criticism and ridicule. This has been the case from olden times until now. But many people have succeeded in overcoming the obstacles in their lives and have developed into noble, great, and legendary characters. Such is the case with Mus`ab ibn `Umayr (may Allah be pleased with him).

 

Hundreds of Christians convert to Islam in Turkey

Source : Fides / 06 Jun 2014

According to the information reported in the Turkish press and from the General Secretariat of Religious Affairs in Turkey, 779 people residing in the Country have converted to Islam since the beginning of 2014. 

 

Film star plans marriage after embracing Islam

Source : Arab News / 02 June 2014

South Indian actress Monica has embraced Islam, leaving behind the life of lights. “I have converted not because of love or money and I am not such a person. I embraced Islam because I like its principles,” she told reporters.

 

Son of former far-right Dutch politician accepts Islam

Source : Khaleej Times / 25 Apr 2014

The son of former far-right Dutch leader Arnoud Van Doorn, who converted to Islam last year, has joined his father in also professing his faith in the religion of Islam.

The Khaleej Times reported on Monday that Iskander Van Doorn had made his declaration of faith along with 37 others at a Dubai International Peace Convention.

 

Islam is…

The name of the religion is Islam, which comes from an Arabic root word meaning "peace" and "submission." Islam teaches that one can only find peace in one's life by submitting to Almighty God (Allah) in heart, soul and deed. The same Arabic root word gives us "Salaam alaykum," ("Peace be with you"), the universal Muslim greeting.

 

Rugby Champion Williams: Islam brings me happiness

Source : IINA / 22 Mar 2014

For rugby's original wild child Sonny Bill Williams, meeting a Tunisian family who lived with their five children in a one-bedroom flat in the south of France proved pivotal to his conversion to Islam, according to a report carried by CNN news channel.

 
 

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