Annual Open House on March 7

The Islamic Association of Raleigh will be hosting our annual Open House on Saturday March 7, 2020 from 11am to 3pm. It will feature a keynote address by a decorated war veteran and Imam AbuTaleb. This is a free event FOR NON-MUSLIMS ONLY.

Come learn about your fellow American Muslims, observe them at prayer and sample culinary treats from around the Islamic world.

RSVP at Eventbrite

Astronomy in the Holy Quran

Come join us after Isha prayers on Friday February 28 for a special presentation by young Quran students about Astronomy in the Holy Quran.

Featuring Quran recitations and presentations by Ahmed Rasheed, Sumer Busisou, Mairah Khan, Abdushakure Ali, and Yusuf Siddiqui.

Closing remarks by Sh Misbah Badawy.

Blood Drive

IAR and ICNA Relief is conducting a Blood Drive on Friday February 28 between 11 - 3.

Sign up for ladies | Sign up for men

Part-time Teacher

An-Noor Quran Academy currently has a part time teacher position open for Seventh and Eighth grade Language Arts & Social Studies Teacher.

Please send your resume to

Uniqueness of Muslim Ummah

IAR Youth Committee and Al-Furqan School is hosting a 8-week class on Sundays beginning on March 1 from 11 AM - 12 noon at IAR.

The class will be taught by Mohammad Hannini titled, A Nation Like No Other - The Uniqueness of the Muslim Ummah.

Registration Form

Ummi & Me Weekly Story Time

Come join us for story time at Ummi and Me! The youngest members of our community are invited with their caretakers.

Every Wednesday at 10:30 am in the Main Prayer Hall. Activities include story time program, featuring sing-a-long, nasheeds and learning with lots of friends.

Sisters Youth Halaqa

Weekly on Saturdays from 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM for high schoolers and above sisters-youth-halaqa.jpg

Annual Open House on March 7

Come learn about your fellow American Muslims, observe them at prayer and sample culinary treats from around the Islamic world.

IAR Open House Schedule of events

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We would like to encourage our Muslim congregants to limit their visit to the masjid, other than for prayers, between 11 am - 3 pm on Saturday March 7 in order to accommodate the arrival of guests.

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Donation Receipts

IAR would like to thank you for all your donations and support.

Your generosity truly made a difference and helped us sustain the programs and services you enjoy.

All your donations are tax deductible.

We will send your donation receipts for 2019 through email by the end of January 2020.

If you are not sure that we have your email or you have changed it, please send email to to update it.

If you do not receive your donation receipt by email by January 31 2020. Please send us an email or call the office at 919-834-9572.

Free Tutoring Updates

IAR is pleased to continue to offer tutoring for Elementary to High School students in English, Math, Science and Social Studies.

We will meet every Monday from 6:00 to 7:00 PM in Room #240 on the second floor. Please make note of the updated meeting time.

Tutoring Flyer (pdf)

Cleaning Crew

IAR is looking for energetic and driven individuals to join IAR for the job opening of Cleaning Crew working part-time night shifts.

Please review the Cleaning Crew job description before applying for this position.

Quran Development Course

A new weekly class led by Sheikh Mohammad Badawy to learn and improve your Quran tajweed skills and understanding of the Holy Quran for college age and above students.

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Preferred prerequisite of basic Arabic reading proficiency and bi-weekly suggested a donation of $5 used an incentive to motivate the habit of giving Sadqa as we learn the words of Allaah swt.

After Isha prayers on Monday Nights for the sisters and on Wednesday nights for the brothers in the second floor musallah.

Registration Form | For any questions please email

Couple's Halaqa

Interested in finding an opportunity for Islamic growth and building a better marriage.

The IAR is hosting an informal small group for young and experienced married couples to come together to facilitate practical and faith-based discussions.

Monthly sessions are hosted at the IAR with an expert speaker, including Imam Abu-Taleb and Imam Muamar.

Discussion topics apply to all aspects of marriage success and will be followed with a beneficial Q&A portion during each session.

Please join us for our first meeting on Sunday December 15 from 3:45 - 5pm at IAR. Add event to your calendar

High School Girls Halaqa

Weekly High School Girls Halaqa series with Sr Radwa Behairy.

Share experiences, reflect and empower. Fridays after Maghrib prayer in second floor glass rooms.

Registration Form

Fund Raising Committee

We are looking for a volunteer to lead the Fund Raising Committee.

This lead position volunteer will serve as the chairman of the Fund Raising Committee.

The chairman is responsible to form a team, develop a fundraising plan, execute the plan and assist the organization in raising funds.

Please send your nomination to

IAR Annual Report

It is with the blessings of Allah (SWT) that the IAR has continued to make progress during the year 2018-2019.

We are pleased to recognize IAR's achievements and to thank IAR members and fellow Muslims for your dedicated efforts and sincere help to strengthen our plans to move forward.

The IAR General Body Report (pdf) summarizes all of the accomplishments and future plans of our standing committees.

Weight of a Nation

The Imams are excited to announce a weekly class, "Weight of a Nation: Implementing the Prophet's Example".

The class meets every week on Saturdays at 8 am in the Women's Prayer Hall on the second floor.

All are invited to join | Add event to your calendar

Introduction to Fiqh

Al Furqan School and Youth Committee announce a new Sunday class, "Introduction to the Study of Fiqh and the Evolution of the Mathahibs"

Class begins on October 20 and meets every Sunday at 10:30 AM.

Registration Form

Helping Our Community

IAR has been recognized and achieved Silver Certification by MUHSEN, an organization co-founded by Sh Omar Suleiman striving to create a better understanding of disabilities in our community and chart a better future.

To complete this, IAR volunteers and staff completed a checklist of several educational, data-gathering, facilities, and accessibility items.

Among the many to whom we are indebted, we would like to acknowledge and appreciate the remarkable volunteer efforts of Sr Azleena Azhar and Sr Arshiya Siddiqui.

Their co-leadership as volunteers of the IAR Wellness Team has enriched our community with expanding care and compassion for our congregation and beyond.

Volunteer Committee

The IAR is delighted to announce the formation of the IAR Volunteer Committee.

The Volunteer Committee will develop uniform volunteer recruitment, orientation, training, and continuous quality improvement policies and procedures to ensure the volunteers at IAR get the most out of each volunteer experience.

Please send your nominations to

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Prayer Times

Monday, February 24 2020




Fajr 5:27 AM 6:00 AM
Shuruq 6:52 AM
Dhuhr 12:33 PM 1:35 PM
Asr 3:39 PM 4:00 PM
Maghrib 6:08 PM 6:18 PM
Isha 7:25 PM 7:45 PM

February prayer schedule

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Friday prayer topics and speakers to be announced soon.

Friday Prayer Schedule

  • 1st Shift:
    Khutba 11:30 / Salah 12:00
  • 2nd Shift:
    Khutba 1:00 / Salah 1:30
  • 3rd Shift:
    Khutba 2:10 / Salah 2:40