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NPR STORY: “New PBS Documentary on Female Muslim Hero Against Nazi Germany”

September 8, 2014

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NPR.org Noor Inayat Khan, one of the heroines of World War II, had a short, astonishing life, one that took her from a pacifist childhood to a daring career in covert operations. She was a Muslim woman who worked as a British spy — a radio operator — in Nazi-occupied Paris. A new docudrama about […]

A Muslim Woman Defies the Nazis In WW II Paris

February 16, 2014

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http://www.enemyofthereich.com/ Throughout the 1930′s, an unimaginable evil tore through Europe, as Hitler’s Third Reich terrorized its way to domination. During these tumultuous times, a young Muslim woman living in Paris found her calling. Noor Inayat Khan grew up in a home that fostered faith and hope. Leading with her heart, she overcame her quiet nature […]

The Muslim Hero Who Rescued Lives at the Westgate Mall during the Nairobi Terror Attack

September 27, 2013

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Paul Canning This is one of the most moving and viral images which came out of the terrorist attack on the Westgate Mall in Nairobi. Last night we learned the identity of the man who the little girl is running towards and all of Kenya is hailing him as a hero. His name is Abdul […]

Umm Sulaym: An Everlasting Role Model for Muslimahs and Muslims

December 30, 2007

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Note from Rafik Beekun: I initially put together this article in honor of International Women’s Day.  This article is partly sourced from Winalim,  and relates the story of one of the most famous and respected female companions of the Prophet (s), Umm Sulaym. Her faith, courage, determination and integrity are truly inspiring,  and she serves as a wonderful role model both for […]