Latino women finding a place in Islam

UNION CITY, N.J. - On a hot summer day, Stefani Perada left work for the day in West New York, N.J., and stepped outside in her long jilbab, the flowing clothes worn by many...

Latinos face kin’s fears over Islam

Latino Muslims say it's a lot easier to convert to Islam than to convince family members it's a good idea. Some Latino Muslim converts gathered in Denver on Saturday to discuss problems they have in...

Amr Moussa: “La ocupación israelí es la madre de todos los problemas”

PANARABISMO. MOUSSA, EGIPCIO, DIRIGE LA LIGA FORMADA POR 22 PAISES DESDE 2001. Entrevista al Secretario general de la Liga de Estados ArabesDe difícil acceso para la prensa y dirigente clave en la coordinación de los...

USA: Hispanic, Islamic Groups Want Tancredo Out

DENVER (AP) - Hispanic and Islamic groups called on Rep. Tom Tancredo to resign Monday, saying he has embarrassed Colorado by suggesting bombing Islamic holy sites if terrorists launch a nuclear attack on the...

Latino Muslims Growing in Number in the US

Over the Fourth of July weekend, several hundred American Muslims came together in Dallas, Texas for the south-central regional conference of the Islamic Society of North America. Among them were many Spanish-speaking people who...

Líder musulmán en Chile asume tono conciliador en conflicto con el Papa

SANTIAGO.- Con un tono conciliador y una mirada hacia el futuro, el líder musulmán en Chile, sheij Abdul Karim Paz, aborda el reciente conflicto que se ha desencadenado en el mundo islámico a partir...

Latinas Embrace Islam

TAMPA - As a child, Amy Perez attended different Christian churches, praying at Catholic Masses and singing at Baptist revivals. But she never felt satisfied with the answers those faiths provided to her questions. At...

US Latinas seek answers in Islam

UNION CITY, N.J. - Jasmine Pinet sits on the steps outside a mosque here, tucking in strands of her burgundy hair beneath a white head scarf, and explaining why she, a young Latina, feels...

Comunicado de la Organización Islámica Argentina

La Organización Islámica Argentina expresa a través de este comunicado, su más enérgico repudio al accionar del gobierno sionista de israel en la franja de Gaza en Palestina, ocasionando decenas de víctimas y miles...

Using history to find common roots

The Islamic Educational Center of North Hudson took its message to a new demographic yesterday: Latinos. In a one-day celebration at the Union City center, Muslims and Latino converts sought to teach their neighbors, the...