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Muslim Workers Forced to Choose Between Keeping Religion or Job

SHAFAQNA- They say their former employer forced them to choose between keeping their jobs and keeping important tenets of their faith. The men walked out of their jobs at Brose Jefferson in Warren over a dispute about meal break times…

Chicago Muslim group invites Americans to learn about Islam from Quran

SHAFAQNA - In a bid to educate fellow Americans about the fundamental teachings of Islam and to encourage dialogue, a Muslim group based in Chicago has launched a new eight-week campaign designed to educate Americans about the true teachings…

CHICAGO MUSLIM GROUP USES BILLBOARD TO SLAM ISIS

SHAFAQNA- By Muna Khan A group of Muslims in Chicago has banded together to denounce the militant group ISIS with disparaging messages on billboards posted in four cities — Phoenix, St. Louis and Miami, as well as in Chicago. The billboards,…

Anti-terrorism billboards in Chicago erected by Muslims

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SHAFAQNA- A Muslim group in suburban Chicago has erected two billboards over the city’s highways that they hope will fight terrorism and combat Islamophobia. The Association of Pakistani Americans of Bolingbrook paid nearly $7,600…

Shia Islamic Center Looks to Open in Elk Grove, Illinois

SHAFAQNA- An Islamic organization has filed an application to open a religious center in Elk Grove Village’s business park, US state of Illinois. Elk Grove Village trustees were considering a request at Tuesday’s (April 26) village…

Chicago Mosques Welcome Non-Muslim Visitors

SHAFAQNA - A leading Chicago Muslim organization has announced plans for hosting open day next Sunday in several mosques around the city, offering answers to anyone curious to learn about Islam. "It gives individuals who may not know a Muslim…