Zainab Iqbal

Zainab Iqbal is an author at Religion News Service.

All Stories by Zainab Iqbal

In Ramadan’s spirit of hope, New York’s Muslims cautiously open mosques

By Zainab Iqbal — April 7, 2021
(RNS) — Last year, Ramadan fell in the worst of the pandemic. Still haunted by the toll of the pandemic, some mosque leaders are following the guidance of local leaders.

Muslim candidate for Manhattan DA runs to give victims of system a ‘seat at the table’

By Zainab Iqbal — March 5, 2021
(RNS) — ‘Tahanie is New York personified,’ said Aboushi’s friend Linda Sarsour. ‘She is kind, humble, but also unbought and unbossed.’

In Texas, Muslim volunteers jump in to help feed the frozen

By Zainab Iqbal — February 24, 2021
(RNS) — While Muslim volunteer organizations help anyone who needs it, their assistance was crucial to observant Muslims amid the food shortages of the crisis.
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