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Ramadan is officially here! Ramadan Kareem 🌙 ✨

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Here is your weekly re-cap of this week’s #MuslimNews.
🚨 Spoiler Alert: It’s a whole lotta’ love.

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💫✨🌙 Ramadan Mubarak! 🌙 🤲🏽📿

As #Ramadan arrives, we pray that Allah (SWT) accepts our fasting and allow for us to be closer to our faith and deen throughout this holy month. Ameen.

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🗞 WEEKLY RE-CAP ⤵️
🌙 RAMADAN IS HERE: Saudi Arabia has officially declared April 2 to be the very first day of fasting for Ramadan 2022.
🕌 HISTORIC MOMENT: Turkey’s Hagia Sophia Grand Mosque holds first taraweeh prayer in 88 years. The mosque was converted into a museum in 1934 and regained its status as a mosque in 2020.
🧕🏽 HIJAB BAN: Seven teachers suspended for allowing students to wear hijab during exams in Karnataka.
🏆 NOT A WILL SMITH SLAP: Riz Ahmed becomes first Muslim to win Oscar award for best live-action short film.
🎤 CALL TO PRAYER: Minneapolis, Minnesota to allow mosques to broadcast public call to prayer ahead of Ramadan.
✨ #MUSLIMWOMENSDAY: March 27th marked six years of the annual Muslim Women’s Day.
🇺🇸 GENOCIDE WATCH: U.S. records reveal bias against Muslim and Black citizenship applicants.
🇵🇸 GENOCIDE WATCH: Palestinian baby dies after treatment delayed by Israeli blockade of Gaza.
🇾🇪 GENOCIDE WATCH: Saudi-led coalition declares Ramadan ceasefire in Yemen.
👼🏼 GOOD READ ⤵️
GAWKER: All Cats Are Muslim
“There are a few rules most of us know to be true. You stop at a red light, chicken is not meant to be consumed raw, Tony Hawk is a cool dude, and all cats are Muslim (ACAM). Pépito the cat? Muslim. The aristocats? Probably from Dubai. Hasbulla’s cat? Obviously Muslim. Jorts and Jeans? Muslim. The internet is filled with images and videos of cats on prayer matscats reading and refusing to walk on the Quran, as well as cats dressed up in little cute Eid outfits.”
Author Abdullah Shihipar wrote a piece for Gawker on this very important matter. Give it a read here.
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👁 THE WATCH LIST ⤵️
No, this is not the FBI watch list – this is for us, the Muslim community.
🚨 Muslims in Australia experienced surge of hate after Christchurch massacre, report reveals.
“The Islamophobia Register Australia (IRA) recorded a fourfold increase in reports of in person incidents of anti-Muslim hate, while reports of online incidents were 18 times higher in the two weeks after 15 March 2019, when an Australian white supremacist, Brenton Tarrant, murdered 51 people in an attack on two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand.” (Via The Guardian) READ FULL STORY HERE
📖 REMINDER ⤵️
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Alhamdulilah for reaching another #Ramadan. May Allah (SWT) accept our fasting and allow us to prosper this month.
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THIS WEEK'S AUTHOR ⤵️
Ameer Al-Khatahtbeh (@Ameer)
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