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Abductions, Mysterious Prison Deaths

Two mysterious deaths of political activists occurred inside U.S. prisons this month.

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January 22, 2015

Community News 17-4

community news 17-4

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January 22, 2015

MLK Award for Frank Islam

Maryland based entrepreneur and philanthropist Frank Islam received the Martin Luther King Jr. Award from the Memorial Foundation for his outstanding contributions in international service and civil engagement

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January 22, 2015

OIC to Sue Charlie Hebdo Over Cartoons

The world’s largest bloc of Islamic countries has announced plans to sue Charlie Hebdo over the publication of new cartoons depicting Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him), amid increasing anger among Muslims worldwide

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January 22, 2015

Supreme Court Rules for Muslim Inmate Over Prison Beard Policy

An Arkansas inmate is permitted to grow a half-inch (1.3 cm) beard in accordance with his Muslim beliefs, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday

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January 22, 2015

Former US Sailor Rocks Boat with Federal Lawsuit

Being a US sailor allowed Jonathan Berts a chance to travel around the world and study Arabic and Islam, but he says his commitment to faith resulted in mistreatment and an unfair dismissal.

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January 22, 2015

Science Says: Eat With Your Kids

As a family therapist, I often have the impulse to tell families to go home and have dinner together rather than spending an hour with me.

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January 15, 2015

Duke University Allows Friday Adhan

Starting from next Friday, Muslim students at Duke University in the US eastern state of North Carolina will be allowed to raise adhan or call to prayer on a weekly basis for Jumu`ah prayer (Friday congregational Prayer).

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January 15, 2015

Rumi Followers Fight to Keep Turks From Cashing In On Mystic’s Legacy

Each Sunday, visitors line up outside of the old Sufi lodge, now a museum, in Turkey’s tourist-filled Galata district, informational pamphlets, cameras and $20 tickets in hand.

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January 15, 2015

Murdoch and Fox News Face Social Media Mockery

Media behemoth Rupert Murdoch and his Fox News network found themselves on the receiving end of an outraged and acerbic Twitter campaign this week.

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January 15, 2015

What Parents Should Know About Concussions

This fall, the deaths of three high school football players were linked to direct head injuries on the field of play, and one collegiate football player’s death has been potentially attributed to unresolved post-concussion syndrome…

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January 8, 2015

A Tribute to Dr. Maher Hathout

Dr. Fathi Osman, with whom I had the privilege to work in London, asked me to move to Los Angeles in 1989 to focus on the Minaret magazine and introduced me to Dr. Maher Hathout first time. For almost 16 years, there was not a single day when we did not talk, or meet or attend a function or share a forum pertaining to every aspect of Muslim life in America.

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January 8, 2015

Muslims Help Keep Detroit’s Water on with $100,000 Cash Flow

Detroit, MI – Muslim charities donated $100,000 this week to help residents of Detroit keep their water on.

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January 8, 2015

College Grads Still Earn a Premium — If They Can Find A Good Job

with the cost of a four-year college education rising an average of 5% a year, many students and parents are likely wondering whether the cost of a degree is worth it.

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January 4, 2015

Creating Lovers of Allah that Are the Leaders of Modern Society

Hundreds gathered at the Atlanta ICNA-MAS Southeast 20th Annual Convention this past weekend.

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January 4, 2015

122 Student Achievers in India Medal at AFMI Convention

Students from the Muslim community across India – from Jammu & Kashmir to Kerala and from Gujarat to Assam – received their gold, silver and bronze medals at the jam packed AFMI 23rd International Convention on Education & Gala Award Ceremony in Kozhikode (Kerala) on Saturday, December 27.

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January 4, 2015

Community News 16-53

community news 16-53

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December 24, 2014

A Bollywood Icon’s Open Letter to Terrorists

“Every time you commit a mindless act of terrorism, I die a little…”

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December 24, 2014

Can Youth Sports Foster Creativity? It Depends

By Matthew Bowers Editor’s Note: Matthew Bowers is clinical assistant professor in sport management at the University of Texas at Austin and co-principal of Hook & Ladder Creative Sport Solutions. This article originally appeared at TheConversation.com and is reprinted here with permission. Youth sports are viewed as a rite of passage in a child’s development. […]

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December 24, 2014

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