Montgomery County school officials have adopted a calendar for the next school year without taking action on a major Muslim holiday for students.
Absentee figures for a recent Islamic holy day may make it difficult for Muslim leaders in Montgomery County to persuade officials to make Eid al-Adha an official school holiday.
The Frederick County Public Libraries are hosting a reading and discussion series aimed at educating people about Muslim faith and culture.
Muslim families in Montgomery County are pushing to make the Islamic holy day Eid al-Adha a full-fledged school holiday.
Within the span of about a week recently, Haris Tarin spoke at a Washington panel on how the next U.S. president can combat violent Islamic extremism, delivered a guest sermon for Eid in Alexandria, launched an ad campaign on District buses calling for religious tolerance, and hosted an election night party and discussion in Great Falls.
School board members in Montgomery County say they won’t support canceling classes for Muslim holy days next year.
Metro is adding disclaimers to ads in its system after a judge told officials that Metro must post a controversial pro-Israel ad.
Speaking out. As the bodies of four Americans return to U.S. soil, Maryland’s Muslim community responds to the violence exploding in the Middle East.
When Hamzah Raza came up with the idea to form a Friday prayer group at Urbana High School, some of his fellow Muslim students were skeptical.
American Muslims try to distance themselves from their violent counterparts overseas and serve others.
A Muslim hotel valet at one of Washington’s most exclusive hotels has sued his employer, claiming he was barred from working on floors occupied last year by a visiting Israeli delegation.
The leaders of Muslim groups in Washington said Monday that the death of Osama bin Laden has brought their community a sense of relief and hope.