Former Christian preacher speaks about Islam

Chaplain Abdurrahman Sykes, a former Christian preacher talks about why he embraced Islam.

Son of distributor of anti-Islam film “Fitna” accepts Islam

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Arnoud van Doorn’s son, Iskander Amien De Vrie, was one of the 37 people who converted to Islam during the Dubai International Peace Convention. The son of Arnoud van Doorn, the famous Dutch policy maker and distributor of an anti-Islam film “Fitna” that caused unrest in 2008, surprised the audiences at the three-day Dubai International Peace Convention by 
embracing Islam.

Arnoud’s son, Iskander Amien De Vrie, was one of the 37 people who converted to Islam during the convention. “I bear witness that there is no God to be worshipped but Allah and I bear witness that Muhammad (peace be upon him) is his worshipper and last messenger,” said Iskander in his shahadah (testimony) to become a Muslim.

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Interview with rap artist turned Muslim

A growing number of rap artists are leaving the bad boy hip hop lifestyle for a more spiritual one.

The Canadian Dawah Association says that an increasing number of rappers this year have embraced Islam or acknowledged they had in the past. Amir Junaid Muhadith, better known by his stage name, Loon, talks to Al Jazeera’s Sami Zeidan about his spiritual journey.