Day: May 24, 2019

Monthly Spotlight – Imam Kashif

Each Month, we will be interviewing a leader in the community and sharing their stories. This month we start off with Imam Kashif of Irving Masjid. Imam Kashif was born Mohammad Kashif Ahmed, in Pakistan. His family decided to move to San Jose, California when he was 11 years old. Imam Kashif then went to […]

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Avengers – End Game Review

By Zakariya Jourane Avengers: Endgame is a movie that has been hyped since the release ofAvengers: Infinity War. Many people have been anticipating its debut, with the Muslim youth in this community and nearby ones booked an entire theater room to watch it. This movie is the conclusion to the third phase of the Marvel […]

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Protests Rock Sudan

By Abdur-Rahman Sohail “Unseat the regime!”, we chant, “The president must step down!” we demand, and “Down with the system!” we proclaim. Questions we often forget to ask are “In “with what as a replacement?”, “with who as a successor?”, and “with the company of who as your allies to achieve your goals?”- that is […]

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Vote To Ban Liquor Sales Narrowly Loses

An initiative to ban the legal sale of alcohol in the city of Irving recently suffered a narrow loss. The Muslim community mobilized their voters to make a difference, but ultimately the vote passed by less than 51 percent. The difference was only 122 votes. Local Muslim leaders involved in politics have been working hard […]

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What Is The Irving Muslim?

The Irving Muslim is a brand new newspaper covering the latest news and stories concerning the Muslim community of Irving! This edition marks our launch, Ramadan of 2019. Our goal at The Irving Muslim is to strengthen the community by bringing families together with positive news and stories, and by sharing different perspectives with our […]

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VRIC Completes Expansion

“It’s not a dream coming true, it’s a vision becoming a reality.” Shaykh Yaser Birjas spoke these words as he addressed a massive crowd at the grand opening of the new Valley Ranch Masjid. The Valley Ranch Islamic Center (VRIC) community has long awaited an expansion, a project which started back in January, 2015. The […]

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Rodwaan Saleh’s Inspiring Campaign

Our very own Rodwaan Saleh recently ran an exciting and inspiring campaign for Irving City Council Place 2. Place 2 of the city council is an at-large seat, which means that it represents the whole city. Therefore, all voters in the city can vote for the seat. The Muslim community of Irving showed up in […]

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