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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

After Charlie Hebdo Massacre, Muslims Must Reject Violence, and Governments Must Correct Course

For New Yorkers like me, whose mosque was just blocks from the World Trade Center on 9/11, the terrorist attack in Paris this week brought back shuddering memories.

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January 15, 2015

LaunchGood

How One Michigan-Based Crowdfunding Startup is Helping to Launch Muslim Social Good Projects Throughout the World

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December 31, 2014

How Pakistan’s Unregulated Madrassa System Sows Division and Religious Strife

Islamabad – The gruesome killing of 134 children in a Peshawar school has renewed concerns about Pakistan’s unfinished agenda of uprooting militancy and intolerance.

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December 24, 2014

Pakistan Rocked by Worst Terrorist Attack in 10 Years

The Pakistani Taliban killed 132 students and nine school staff in what is being widely described as the worst terrorist attack in the Muslim state in a decade.

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December 18, 2014

The Crisis of Imams in America

American imams and the mosque

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December 11, 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

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

Muslim Buying Power: New consumer survey highlights Muslim American spending power, increased demand for ethical Islamic goods

The American Muslim Consumer Consortium (AMCC) held its fifth annual conference last weekend in Newark, NJ.

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November 20, 2014

Al Aqsa Under Attack

Caught between Israeli annexation plans, raids of Jewish extremists, international silence and a history of bloodshed, al-Aqsa is facing difficult days ahead, as indeed are the people of Jerusalem, whose suffering, like their city, seems eternal…

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November 13, 2014

Web of Chaos in Syria

chaos in Syria

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October 30, 2014

Inspiring Words from Speakers at TMO Foundation Fundraiser

The TMO Foundation had a successful fundraiser at its annual banquet Sunday evening at Burton Manor in Livonia.

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October 23, 2014

Is the World Still Afraid of Iran?

Netanyahu’s claims aside, Iran’s evil enemy rap sheet may not be looking so bad these days.

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October 16, 2014

Hajj: Sea of Humanity

Two places stand in great prominence on the wide plains of Arafat.

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October 9, 2014

Turkey to Fight ISIS

Turkey signalled it may send troops into Syria or Iraq and let allies use Turkish bases to fight Islamic State

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October 2, 2014

War? What war?

Even if we put aside the moral blindness in Israel, which wasn’t shocked by a single event during the fighting, it’s impossible to comprehend the complacency afterwards.

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September 25, 2014

‘Islamic State’ War Tests Obama’s Commitment to Allies

By Jason Szep Secretary of State John Kerry testifies at a Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on “U.S. Strategy to Defeat the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant” on Capitol Hill in Washington September 17, 2014. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts WASHINGTON (Reuters) – After about 15 hours of flying and five hours of meetings, sleep finally […]

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September 18, 2014

Rabbi: The Palestinian People Are Going Through Bloodshed

By Laura Fawaz, Contributing Reporter The “Jews United Against Zionism” display booth at the 2014 ISNA Bazaar. Rabbi David Feldman drove from his home in New York, to Detroit, Michigan for the 51st Annual ISNA Convention last weekend, to let the people know that Zionism is not Judaism. “What happened is Gaza in the last […]

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September 11, 2014

Peace in Palestine; Carter: “Go Back to 67 Borders”

Detroit, MI–ISNA, The Islamic Society of North America, has hosted a religious convention every year since 1963. Their 51st convention was held at Cobo Center in Detroit, Michigan.

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September 4, 2014

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