USA: Dallas Jamat and friends pack 100,000 meals to fight hunger — The Ismaili

“When the Ismaili community calls, I answer,” said Andy Stoker, the senior minister at the First United Methodist Church stated when asked about the opportunity to participate in volunteer initiatives with the Ismaili community in Dallas. Donning hairnets, all volunteers concentrate to pack an exact weight of each ingredient.THE.ISMAILI / PERVEZ JINDANI Mayor Falconer and…

His Highness the Aga Khan meets with United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres

Earlier today, Mawlana Hazar Imam met with United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. This evening, Mawlana Hazar Imam will be honoured by the United Nations Foundation as a Champion for Global Change at their annual Global Leadership Dinner. United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres with Mawlana Hazar Imam following…

Guardians of Thrones: When women ruled the Muslim world | Qantara.de

Originally posted on Ismailimail:
The ancient East knew many female leaders who were successful rulers of kingdoms, yet authority in the Islamic world was the exclusive preserve of men. Sons, brothers and grandsons were the only ones with a recognised right to inherit power. Nevertheless, Islamic history is riddled with severe crises that threatened to…

Lisbon Ismaili Band conducts a musical workshop

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Lisbon Ismaili Band presents a Workshop for the young members of the jamat at the Open Day of Dar-a-Talim (7th October) at the Lisbon Ismaili Center. . The youngsters had the opportunity to interact and sing with the band and learn more about the music.

Ismaili Centre in Dubai hosts talk on space tech— Gulf News com

Dubai: The Ismaili Centre in Dubai, in collaboration with the Belgium embassy in Abu Dhabi and VITO, a European research organisation, hosted a talk last week led by Belgian astronaut Frank De Winne, who is head of the European Astronaut Centre. Aziz Merchant thanks Frank De Winne (right) after his lecture in Abu Dhabi. The…