New York’s Muslim Geography, from Apartment Mosques to Prayers in the Street

On a bustling block of Fulton Street in Bed-Stuy Brooklyn, a small Muslim congregation meets inside a converted second floor apartment above a hair salon. Within earshot of the call to prayer broadcast five times daily from the roof of the much larger At Taqwa Mosque down the street, the meeting place is free of furniture other than wall-to-wall prayer rugs and a few cushions. While At Taqwa announces its presence from a distance, this mosque prefers privacy. With no sign on the door and meetings held mainly at night when its members are off work, it can only be found if you know to ask.

To read in full, go to the origional article at Fi2W - http://fi2w.org/2014/12/18/new-yorks-muslim-geography-from-apartment-mosques-to-prayers-in-the-street/

Top Stories

Pakistan’s Independence Day was celebrated with traditional fervor and enthusiasm at Pakistan House New York

Pakistan’s Independence Day was celebrated with traditional fervor and enthusiasm at Pakistan House here today. The national flag was hoisted by the Permanent Representative of Pakistan to the UN Ambassador Maleeha Lodhi, as the national anthem was played. The ceremony began with recitation from the Holy Quran.

Use this page to locate a detainee who is currently in ICE custody, or who was released from ICE custody for any reason within the last 60 days.

By Tal Kopan, CNN
Washington (CNN)Democrats raised concerns Friday and Saturday about recent immigration enforcement actions -- though immigration officials say that only routine actions targeting criminals were underway.

US Ambassador congratulates newly elected PM Abbasi

ISLAMABAD Aug 1 (APP): Shahid Khaqan Abbasi Tuesday took oath of the office as country’s 28th Prime Minister of Pakistan.President Mamnoon Hussain administered the oath of office to Shahid Khaqan Abbasi here at the President House at an impressive ceremony attended by the parliamentarians, diplomats, and the services chiefs.

Sialkot-bolingbrook Sister City. Agreement Will Create an array of New Business Opportunities, Says Ambassador Chaudhry

Chicago: July 25, 2017 - Mr. Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry, Ambassador of Pakistan to the United States who is currently visiting Chicago held various meetings with political leadership of the region. During his meeting with Congressman Peter Roskam, Ambassador Chaudhry apprised him of Pakistan’s sacrifices in the global war against terrorism.

SiteLock