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Turkey Plans to Establish an Islamic University with a Broader Muslim Curriculum

The country’s state-sanctioned religious body, the Religious Affairs Directorate, has announced plans to establish an international Islamic university in the country’s cultural capital, Istanbul.

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December 24, 2014

Travel Agent Accused of Swindling Hajj Pilgrims Arrested Again

A travel agent based in Chicago was arrested on Thursday for allegedly swindling 50 customers out of $525,000 …

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December 24, 2014

Serial, Shaky Evidence, and Why Adnan Syed Deserves Better

Adnan’s story, combined with my own experiences, remind me of the saying, “There, but for the grace of God, go I…”

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December 24, 2014

Art Exhibit Questions Boston Marathon Bombing Scenario

The Boston Chapter of The Jericho Movement recently held an event at the Black Indian Inn art gallery, entitled ‘Artistic Hospitality in the Hood.’

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December 18, 2014

Online Ventures Target Global Muslim Consumer Market

From travel guides to shopping portals, new Internet ventures aim to capitalize on the growing “Muslim lifestyle” market, which is expanding beyond food to include areas such as tourism, fashion and credit cards.

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December 18, 2014

A Millennial Perspective on Interfaith Marriage

When Unchurched Meets Unmosqued By Frank Fredericks Editor’s Note: Frank Fredericks is the founder of World Faith, a global interfaith development organization, and Mean Communications, a digital strategy firm. This article originally appeared in the blog, “On Being Both” and is reprinted here with permission. The views expressed here are soley those of the author. […]

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December 18, 2014

6 Reasons Lower Oil Prices Won’t Stop Solar, Wind and Electric Cars

the green power revolution

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December 18, 2014

“Let’s Be Honest” MPAC Hosts Panel on ‘Taboos’ In American Muslim Community

The Muslim Public Affairs Council (MPAC) held its 14th annual convention last Saturday, featuring a panel titled, Lets be Honest: Tackling Taboos in the American Muslim Community.

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December 18, 2014

Meatless Like the Prophet Muhammad

What about following the Prophet’s (s) eating habits?

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December 11, 2014

Nobel Prize Winner: Apathy Biggest Bar to Ending Child Slavery

The podcast “Serial” is an addictive radio documentary that revolves around a real-life whodunit: the 1999 murder of Hae Min Lee and the conviction of her ex-boyfriend, Adnan Syed, for the crime.

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December 11, 2014

Blood Drive at Muslim Unity Center Bloomfield

blood drive at Bloomfield MI mosque

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December 4, 2014

Successful Muslim Women Speakers Summit

Attorney, author, and human rights activist, Soraya Deen, founded and hosted the first Muslim Women Speakers Summit during this past month…

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December 4, 2014

Book Q&A: Ayesha Jalal on ‘The Struggle for Pakistan’

In her new book, The Struggle for Pakistan: A Muslim Homeland and Global Politics (Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2014), Ayesha Jalal examines Pakistan’s history from its creation in 1947 to the present…

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December 4, 2014

Book on Jefferson & Islam gets Hamilton Award

University of Texas at Austin History Professor Denise A. Spellberg has been named the $10,000 grand prize winner of the 2014 University Co-op Robert W. Hamilton Book Awards for her work “Thomas Jefferson’s Qur’an: Islam and the Founders.” The Hamilton Awards are among the highest honors of literary achievement given for UT Austin authors. In […]

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December 4, 2014

New Immigration Laws Lead to New Possibilities

Last week, President Barack Obama issued an executive order, making changes to immigration reform affecting almost five million undocumented immigrants across the county, and clashing with Republicans in the process.

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December 4, 2014

Matanov Gets New Lawyer, New Prison

Matanov changes lawyers after his lawyer fails to assert his rights after abuse by prison guards.

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November 26, 2014

Islamist Group Rejects Terrorism Designation

terrorist designation applied by UAE to scholars’ group

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November 26, 2014

Regulating the Sacred: Why the US halal food industry needs better oversight

For many Muslims, adherence to Islamic dietary laws, known as halal, is an intrinsic part of their everyday lives.

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November 26, 2014

5 Questions: Aasif Mandvi

Last weekend, the Institute for Social Policy & Understanding (ISPU) held their annual banquet, themed “Reshaping the Muslim American Narrative.” Among the keynote speakers was Aasif Mandvi, an actor and correspondent on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart.

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November 26, 2014

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