The Story of Jibreel with Shaykh Omar Suleiman

Come learn about the closest of Allah's angels to Him, the friend of the Prophet and the Prophets before him, the messenger to the messenger, and one of the most magnificent creations of Allah, Jibreel.

Jibreel has played an essential role in almost every aspect of our religion and is highly regarded in the other Abrahamic faiths as well. Have you ever wondered what he's like? What he looks like? How he lives? What his first task was? What his relationship was like with the Prophets of Allah? Will you ever meet him? How will you greet him? All of these questions and more will be answered in this course that covers the life and times of the chief of Allah's angels.

Date: Friday, November 21st
Time: 7 - 10 PM
Cost: $20
Adults and children 7 years old or older, secure your seat here:

2015-2017 Shura

Below are the New Shura members elected for 2015-2017:

Abdel-Baky, Samy
Abdel-Baky, Hesham
Abdullah, Munir
Ayesha, Noor
Baloch, Mohammad
Chohan, Tanzeel
Dahnoun, Muamar
ElGamal, Mohamed
Fullenweider, Kent
Haseeb, Nurudeen
Imam, Hassan
Lateef, Nashid
Maroof, Shaheda
Said, Osama
Salahat, Rashid
Sarsour, Hisham
Sattar, Abrar
Shabazz, Adilah
Siddiqui, Nouman
Zaitoun, Ahmad

Islamic Learning Services at IAR by Sheikh Okasha Hasan

Sheikh Okasha Hasan will be visiting IAR one weekend a month to provide consultative, train-the-trainers sessions and individualized education for adults, high schoolers and a special session for sisters only. Sessions will cover topics on Aqeeda, Fiqh and Quran and help prepare serious students for certifications in different Islamic specialties.

The Haa'iyyah (a poem) written by Al Imam Abu Bakr Ibn Abi Dawood will be used for Aqeeda fundamentals and Umdatul Fiqh by Ibn Qudaama will be used for the Fiqh fundamentals. There is no charge to enroll in these classes. The deadline for enrollment is Thursday, November 20th by 9 PM.


MYC 2014 Annual Taqwa Retreat

The MYC annual Taqwa retreat will be returning this year to the Blue Ridge Mountains from December 19th to 22nd with some extra special guests.This year the MYC managed to pull off having both Sheikh Yasir Birjas from Texas AND Br. Arif Husain attend the retreat with us. Don't miss out on a weekend filled with activities, memories, and a chance to attend personal lectures with our guests. Seats are limited, and youth from other communities are joining us as well for this year's retreat.

Registration details

Imam Position

The Raleigh Masjid is seeking an Imam with the following qualifications:
  • A degree in Islamic Studies or related Sharia area from an accredited university
  • Excellent Qur'anic recitation skills and strong memorized command of a significant portion of the Qur'an
  • Strong communication, organizational, interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Adequate knowledge of Fiqh to teach and counsel the community on matters of Fiqh in the four main schools of thought
  • Adequate knowledge of the Seerah of the Prophet (PBUH)
  • Fluent in English - spoken and written
  • A strong understanding of Islamic etiquettes, manners, and appropriate behavior
  • A complete understanding of challenges and hardships Muslim youth face in the US
  • US work authorization

Salary is commensurate with qualification and experience. To apply please submit your resume along with references and recommendations to For a more detailed job description please see

Janazah Workshop

The Cemetery Committee is hosting a workshop on performing Janazah ghusul and shrouding the body on Friday, December 5th after Isha. The session will be held in the main musallah at IAR. All interested community members are invited to join this session.

For more information:
Sisters contact Sr. Tahseen
Brothers contact Br. Taher

Daylight Savings and Friday Prayer Time Changes

This Sunday, November 2nd 2014, Daylight Savings Time will end. Please note the new adhan and iqamah times for the daily prayers. We will also be making a change to the Friday Prayer times which will be effective from Friday, November 7th 2014.

IAR Friday Prayer Update

The 3rd shift will be from 2:45 PM to 3:15 PM.

ICM Friday Prayer Update

The 3rd shift will be from 2:45 PM to 3:15 PM.

IAR Property Acquisitions

Only with the blessing of Allah (SWT), your generous donations and the dedication of the community; Alhamdulillah, IAR has sold 16.1 Acres on Church Street and in exchange has acquired a total of 46 Acres distributed among three different locations in the Triangle. Inshallah, these acquisitions will allow IAR to expand its services and serve the Muslim Community effectively for years to come.

Additional details

Friday Night Boy's program

The Friday Night Boy's program for boys aged Elementary and Middle School will resume Friday, October 17th. Sign in will begin at 7:00PM in the gymnasium every week. Please see Br. Mahen Khan or Br. Aatif Abdul Qadeer for further details.

MYC Umrah Retreat

The MYC of the IAR and ICM is holding its annual Umrah retreat this winter break December 24th through January 2nd. Seats are extremely limited.

More details & registration info

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Prayer Times

Friday, November 21 2014




Fajr 5:25 AM 6:00 AM
Shuruq 6:56 AM
Dhuhr 12:05 PM 1:35 PM
Asr 3:26 PM 3:32 PM
Maghrib 5:07 PM 5:17 PM
Isha 6:34 PM 7:30 PM

November 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

    Shaykh Omar Suleiman

  • Second Shift:
    1:35 - 2:10

    Title to be announced

    Shaykh Okasha Kameny

  • Third Shift:
    2:45 - 3:15

    Title to be announced

    Hasan Baloch


Friday Prayer for ICM

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

    Title to be announced

    Abdenasser Zouhri

  • ICM Second Shift:
    2:05 - 2:35

    Title to be announced

    Saeed Haddad

  • ICM Third Shift:
    2:45 - 3:15

    Title to be announced

    Hassan Masood

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