Seminar by Shaykh Omar Suleiman

"Prophetic Musings"

Venue: Islamic Center of Raleigh, Main Musalla
Time: Friday April 25th at 8 PM - 10 PM and Saturday April 26th at 11 AM - 4 PM

"Black and Noble"

Venue: Ibadu Rahman Masjid in Durham
Time: Sunday April 27th at 9 AM - 2 PM

Babysitting will be provided insha Allaah.

Admission is free but registration is required.

Registration link | Event Facebook page

Nomination Requested for Advisory Team in Search of New Imam

IAR Shura is requesting community members to nominate suitable candidates for an Advisory Team, that helps with the search and selection of the new Imam by following a structured process. Important: All nominations to be submitted by April 30th, 2014.

Details and nomination form

Hajj 2014

The IAR Raleigh Hajj group has chosen Adam Travel for handling our Hajj travel arrangements. Tentative dates for hajj travel are September 23/24, 2014 until October 7/8, 2014.

Br. Muamar will be the logistics leader for a larger group organized by Adam Travel which includes the Raleigh group.

Details | Feedback | Hajj Form

Sisters' Annual Event on May 17, 2014

The Sisters' Annual Event will take place on Saturday, May 17, 2014 at the IAR Gym from 3pm to 5pm. Activities include games, performers and poetry recitations. It is for sisters only. Refreshments will be served. Tickets are $5.

IAR Family Night - Potluck Dinner & General Body Meeting (Date Revised to 5/17/14)

The General Body Meeting will be on May 17, 2014 in 1st floor Musallah at IAR at 5:30 pm. There will be presentations that cover the 2013 accomplishments. Executive Committee Chairpersons will be available for any questions.

5:30 to 6:15 PM - General Body Meeting
6:30 - 6:45 PM - Asr Salat
6:45 - 8:27 PM - Refreshments / Potluck Dinner
8:27 - 8:45 PM - Maghrib Salat, followed by recitations by the young huffaz

There will be inflatables for the children from 4:30 PM InshAllah.

To participate in the Potluck, please register by May 15, 2014. No registration will be required for the General Body Meeting.

The 2nd Annual Ilm (knowledge) Bowl Competition

The Islamic Center of Raleigh and Islamic Center of Morrisville are organizing the 2nd Annual Ilm (knowledge) Bowl competition for the all members community. This competition will consist of four different divisional levels: College and Adults, High School, Middle School, and Elementary. Teams can consists of 2-3 members of the same gender and age range and will compete for great prizes like a 2 week trip to California, $1,500 for MSA, $500 in Credit, $300 Gift Cards, Laptops, Samsung Gear 2 Neo Smartwatches, Samsung Galaxy Tablets, Amazon Kindles, Apple iPods, and more!

We encourage everyone to sign up themselves and encourage their family members to join this great opportunity to learn about the deen, come closer to Allah, win prizes and have fun at the same time. For more information or to register and download the study material, please visit the IAR or ICM websites. We wish all of our competing teams the best in this year's competition. JazakumAllahu khairan

Registration form | Study materials

IAR Media Spokesperson

The IAR is seeking volunteer candidates to fill the role of Media Spokesperson. The responsibilities of this role include:

1. Checking the media voicemail for any messages and responding as necessary in consultation with IAR officials.
2. Receiving notices from IAR Shura or Executive Committee members about such requests and responding as appropriate.
3. Conducting any necessary radio, newspaper or television interviews as requested.
4. Responding to any queries coming to the media email (

Interested individuals should send an introductory email by April 30th to

Chairperson of the Planning and Construction Committee

The IAR is seeking qualified candidates for the volunteer role of Chairperson of the Planning and Construction Committee. Candidates for this role should posses a technical knowledge of construction, engineering or design. Once selected, the candidate will be briefed on all current and future projects. Involvement in this role includes membership in the IAR Executive Committee (regular monthly meetings) as well as the Investment Team (irregular but frequent meetings). Interested candidates should email resumes to by April 30th.

Food Pantry Donations

IAR Food Pantry currently serves over 600 registered families (Muslims and non-Muslims). To accommodate the rising need in the community, we ask for your generous donations. Donations may include but not limited to: Rice, Sugar, Oil, Meat, Fresh Produce, and Canned Food items.

To become a donor or a sustainer, please contact administrator of Social & Welfare Committee at or 919-357-2332.

The Food Pantry is open twice a month - on the first and third Saturday of each month.

Open Teaching Positions at Al-Iman School

Al-Iman school has the following opening positions for the academic year 2014-2015:

  1. Certified Elementary Teachers.
  2. Certified Middle School Language Arts Teacher.
  3. Certified Middle School Social Studies Teacher.

Please send your resume, cover letter and supporting documents to

Registration Open for An-Noor Quran School

An-Noor Quran Academy is now accepting applications for the 2014-2015 academic year for grades 3 and 4 only at this time. There are limited seats and deadline for application is April 30th 2014.

All applicants are required to complete the admission requirements prior to enrollment. Student eligibility for admission is determined through an interview process which tests their Quran reading skills and report card from the previous school.

Our admission policy is based on first come, first serve basis, therefore we encourage all interested parents to submit their application ASAP.

Please download the application form and submit the completed form at or in person at An-Noor Office on the second floor of IAR between 8 AM - 1 PM.

Al-Iman Summer Camp

Summer Camp Applications are now being accepted for a 5 week program. Applications can be downloaded or completed online at

Furniture & Household items Donation for Refugees

Social & Welfare Committee at IAR established a co-sponsorship program with local Refugee Resettlement Agencies to better serve and connect new Muslim refugees in the community. To accommodate their needs, we ask you to donate furniture and household items, new or used. For donation or more information, please contact Social & Welfare Committee administrator at or 919-357-2332.

Al-Iman Accepting Applications

Al-Iman School will be accepting applications for 2014-2015 academic year on a first come first serve basis. Applications can be filled out on line at For more information, please contact the front office at 919-821-1699.

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April 24, 2014Jumada al-thani 23, 1435 Hijri

Prayer Times

Thursday, April 24 2014




Fajr 4:57 AM 5:45 AM
Shuruq 6:31 AM
Dhuhr 1:18 PM 1:35 PM
Asr 5:58 PM 6:00 PM
Maghrib 7:58 PM 8:08 PM
Isha 9:09 PM 9:30 PM

April prayer schedule

Prayer times on your phone:

Salah Durations

Friday Prayer for IAR

  • Topic / Speaker
  • First Shift:
    12:00 - 12:35

    Title to be announced

    Imam Sameh Asal

  • Second Shift:
    1:35 - 2:10

    Title to be announced

    Sk. Omar Suleiman

  • Third Shift:
    3:30 - 4:00

    Title to be announced

    Mahen Khan


Friday Prayer for ICM

  • Topic / Speaker
  • ICM First Shift:
    1:10 - 1:40

    Title to be announced

    Abdenasser Zouhri

  • ICM Second Shift:
    2:10 - 2:40

    Title to be announced

    Azeem Ansari

  • ICM Third Shift:
    3:30 - 4:00

    Title to be announced

    Hassan Masood

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