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{March 1, 2008}   Happy Smiling Muslims: Day 12


Pakistani Muslims share Eid greeting after offering Eid al-Fitr prayers at the historical Badshahi mosque, Sunday, Oct. 14, 2007 in Lahore, Pakistan. Eid al-Fitr marks the end of Muslim�s holy fasting month of Ramadan. (AP Photo/K M Chaudary)


{January 17, 2008}   Happy Smiling Muslims: Day 11

Mastika Saad, a hotel staff in Thailand’s Muslim majority province of Pattani, poses with a Christmas hat at the hotel lobby December 25, 2007.

{October 22, 2007}   Happy Smiling Muslims: Day 10

Ok people, I am still here. Well kind of. My apologies for not replying earlier or not commenting on your blogs. I will be back soon. Anyway here is your dose of happy smiling Muslims. Enjoy!


Afghan refugees who are living in Pakistan greet each other as they come together to celebrate teh Eid a-Fitr holdiay, in Peshawar, Pakistan on Friday, Oct. 12, 2007. The Eid a-Fitr holiday marks the end of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan. (AP Photo/Mohammad Zubair)

{October 11, 2007}   Day 9: Happy Smiling Muslims


Here is an absolutly adorable, super cute picture of Muslims in a Brazilian Mosque. The kids are just tooooo adorable woman!

Image Source: Deviant Art

Thank you Lalla Mona for the pointers. 🙂

Well you must be thinking that Aliana had been complaining that there are not many pictures of smiling Muslims out there in the media and yet day after day she had been putting such pictures on the web. Well guess what I have run out of such pictures and now I need your help in posting such pictures. So please if you know of any such pictures in the media then please either forward them to me to post them on your blog and I would love to link to your posts.

p.s: Aliana’s e-mail: alianamirza [hehe] gmail [haha] com

Replace, hehe and haha with a dots. 😛

{October 2, 2007}   Happy Smiling Muslims – Day 7

 Lo and behol, on day 7 I bring you Thai Muslim children who are really happy and smiling in this picture. Also consider this your dose of cuteness for the day.


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{September 30, 2007}   Happy Smiling Muslims – Day 6

Here is Queen Rania again.


Jordan’s Queen Rania (L) shakes hands with a boy during her tour of the Sabha and Sobhiyeh towns in the Northern Badia region during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan September 20, 2007. REUTERS/Naser Ayoub (JORDAN)

{September 29, 2007}   Happy Smiling Muslims – Day 5


A Syrian girl prays in the historic Umayyad Mosque in Old Damascus September 21, 2007, at Friday prayers during the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan. REUTERS/Khaled al-Hariri (SYRIA)

{September 28, 2007}   Happy Smiling Muslims – Day 4

And so we celebrate Day 4 with the whirling dervishes in Turkey.


Whirling dervishes perform at a shopping mall on the occasion of the holy month of Ramadan in Istanbul, Turkey, late Saturday, Sept. 22, 2007. Muslims all over the world are observing the fasting month of Ramadan abstaining from consuming food and drinks from dawn to dusk. (AP Photo/Ibrahim Usta)

{September 27, 2007}   Happy Smiling Muslims – Day 3

Here is the third Muslim to (soon) go into space.


R-L: Members of the main international space crew, Malaysia’s first astronaut, Sheikh Muszaphar Shukor, American Peggy Whitson and Yury Malenchenko of Russia shake hands after a news conference in Star City outside Moscow. Shukor said on Thursday he hoped to fast aboard the International Space Station as he visits there in the holy month of Ramadan.(AFP/Maxim Marmur)

et cetera