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Islamic Association of Raleigh

808 Atwater Street
Raleigh, NC 27607
Tel. (919) 834-9572

You helped raise: $485,536.69

Jazakallah Khair for your generosity during our 2021 Fundraiser: Legacy. Visit our microsite to watch highlights and read updates. Continue to Support Your Masjid Watch the Fundraiser

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Prayer Times

Jumada al-awwal 4, 1443 Hijri
5:41 AM
6:15 AM
7:13 AM
12:12 PM
1:35 PM
2:43 PM
3:30 PM
5:04 PM
5:14 PM
6:31 PM
7:30 PM

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Friday Prayer Schedule

1st Shift
To Be Announced
Imam Muamar Dahnoun
Imam Muamar Dahnoun

Congregant Care Specialist - Imam at Islamic Association of Raleigh

2nd Shift
To Be Announced
Rami Kawas
Rami Kawas

Executive Director and Instructor at Oaktree Institute

3rd Shift
Steps to a Confident Muslim
Imam Mohamed AbuTaleb
Imam Mohamed AbuTaleb

Religious Director - Imam at Islamic Association of Raleigh


Legacy: Dream About the Future

We reach IAR’s 36th anniversary at a critical moment in time. Our dedicated staff, volunteers, leaders and community have weathered a once in a lifetime pandemic with incredible resolve and strength. As we look to the next 36 years of growth, we count on our generous community to continue building leaders of the future, in spaces of the future! The Islamic Association of Raleigh touches our community from cradle to grave, with uniquely tailored offerings for each and every age. As our offerings and community grows it is vital we have spaces to accommodate this growth. Dinner is included. Additionally, all

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Newcomer’s Circle: A Gathering for New Muslims

When: Saturday, Dec 4 from 12:30-2:30 PM Where: Lake Lynn Community Center (outdoors if the weather is amenable, indoors otherwise) What: Come and meet fellow converts for some food, fellowship,

IAR 2020-2021 Impact Report

Broadcasting live from IAR’s studio, we’ll take you behind the scenes of your masjid’s operations this past year. You’ll hear from some of the teams that work daily to ensure

Services & Resources


Nikkah/Katb Al Kitab


Talaq & Khulu'


Janazah/In Case of Death

Kitchen & Catering

Delicious food from Al Maidah Café

What is Islam?

Learn more about Islam

Safety & Security

Protecting the Masjid

Social Services

Supporting Muslims experiencing adverse living conditions.

Counseling Referral

Supporting our community through hardship.

Schedule a Tour

Visit the Islamic Association of Raleigh.


Embark or learn more about the blessed journey.

Waqf & Endowment

Eternal Charity


Become a member of IAR

Request a Speaker

For both Muslim and non-Muslim Events.

Special Needs Services

Providing an inclusive environment

Fiqh/Religious Inquiry

Contact an Imam for Religious Questions


Room reservation & vendor registration

Marketing Request

Share an event/program with the community

Upcoming Programs

Join us at an event as we continue to offer in-person and virtual programming to our community.

12.09.21 8:00PM

Islam 201: Islamic Concepts and Contemporary Issues

The community is invited to gather at the IAR every Thursday after Ishaa for an informational session on pressing issues our Ummah faces today and how they tie in with […]

12.11.21 8:00AM

Transformed by Worship

Join us Saturdays for the first class in a new series Transformed by Worship: focused on the self-development and communal effects of worship in Islam - how it impacts the […]

Elementary & Middle School Boys Saturday Program
12.11.21 2:00PM

Elementary & Middle School Boys Saturday Program

Audience: Elementary & Middle School Boys Timing: Saturdays at 2 PM Registration & Contact: Mahen Khan - mahenmkhan@gmail.com

12.11.21 2:00PM

Crystals: Elementary Girls’ Program

Elementary school girls are invited to participate in Islamic discussions, service projects, crafts, games, sports, art activities, field trips, and much more! When: Saturdays from 2:00 - 4:30pm Register here.

12.11.21 2:00PM

Jewels: Middle School Girls Program

IAR Jewels is back! Middle School girls are invited to join every Saturday at 2 pm for fun activities, snacks, and a halaqah. Register at bit.ly/iarjewels21.

High School Boys’ Night
12.11.21 7:00PM

High School Boys’ Night

High school brothers are invited to join their fellow youth for a weekly hangout featuring sports, video games, and an uplifting reminder followed by dinner. This program is an opportunity […]

YASEER – Youth Volunteerism
12.12.21 12:00AM

YASEER – Youth Volunteerism

Visit www.yaseer.live to learn all about this unique opportunity for youth to serve their community. Audience: High Schoolers Registration: www.yaseer.live/join Contact: admin@yaseer.live

Introduction to Islam
12.12.21 2:00PM

Introduction to Islam

Learn about Islam online from the comfort of your home! Due to COVID-19, we're now holding online classes instead of the in-person class. We invite you to participate live either […]

12.12.21 2:00PM

High School Girls’ Halaqa and Hangout

Audience: High School Sisters Timing: Sundays from 2-4 PM Location: Sisters' Musallah (glass room) Click here for Registration & More Info.

12.15.21 10:30AM

Ummi and Me: Storytime for Children

Join us for story time at Ummi and Me! The youngest members of our community (ages 0 - 5) are invited to attend with their caregivers. Activities include story time, […]

CBS 17 reports on 700 plus visitors to Islamic Center of Raleigh to learn about Islam

CBS 17 reports on 700 plus visitors to Islamic Center of Raleigh to learn about Islam

CBS 17 reports on 700 plus visitors to Islamic Center of Raleigh to learn about Islam

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Imams of the IAR

Mohamed Abu Taleb

Mohamed Abu Taleb

Imam/Religious Director

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Muamar Dahnoun

Muamar Dahnoun

Imam/Congregant Care

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Mohamed Badawy

Mohamed Badawy

Imam/Religious Specialist

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The Islamic Association of Raleigh (IAR) is an Islamic center serving as a masjid, school, and a gathering place for the Muslim community in the Triangle region of North Carolina.