US Ambassador to Libya Killed

The U.S. ambassador to Libya and three embassy staff were killed in an attack on the Benghazi consulate and a safe house refuge

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September 13, 2012

Free Syrian Army Interviews

A Chat with Syria’s Free Soldiers – Perspectives from the Resistance

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September 6, 2012

Syrian Oppression

According to the UN, the Syrian revolution has now claimed 18,000 lives. Daily, reports surface of hundreds of people losing their lives.

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August 30, 2012

Quinn Prays ‘Eid

Gov. Pat Quinn joins in prayer with Chicago area Muslims during Salaat al-Eid at Toyota Park, which celebrates the end of Ramadan (the holy month of fasting observed by Muslims).

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August 23, 2012

Egypt’s New General Paper Offers Insight into Thinking

Egypt’s new second-in-command of the military has said that U.S. troops should be withdrawn from the Middle East while any democratization in the region should come from within and have religious legitimacy, according to a paper he wrote in 2005.

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August 16, 2012

Faith, Civic Engagement and the 2012 US Elections

As election season near we would like to share with you an article written by ISNA Majlis-e-Shura member and former MSA president, Altaf Hussain, on the importance of civic engagement in general and voting in particular. We also, like to urge every American Muslim who is of voting age to register to vote and exercise his or her right to vote this November

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August 9, 2012

Obama’s Religion?

Three and a half years into President Obama’s first term as president, half of Americans cannot accurately say what religion he is, according to a poll released this week.

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August 2, 2012

Syrian Carnage

The spiraling violence in Syria has claimed thousands of innocent lives, but most of us have not heard the stories first- or second-hand.

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July 26, 2012

Ramadan and ‘Eid Dates

Fiqh Council Press Release The first day of Ramadan will be Friday, July 20, 2012 and Eid al-Fitr on Sunday, August 19, 2012,  inshaAllah. “O you who believe, fasting is prescribed to you as it was prescribed to those before you, that you may (learn) self-restraint.” Qur’an 2:183 The Fiqh Council of North America recognizes […]

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July 19, 2012

War on ‘Political Islamism’

Like George W. Bush, Mitt Romney has responded to his lack of foreign policy experience by surrounding himself with clever neoconservatives who are now looking forward to expanding Bush’s “global war on terror” into what neocon ideologue William Kristol calls a U.S. “war with political Islamism.”

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July 19, 2012

Mursi Sworn In

Mohamed Mursi was sworn in on Saturday as Egypt’s first Ikhwani civilian and freely elected president, reaping the fruits of last year’s revolt against Hosni Mubarak, although the military remains determined to call the shots

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July 9, 2012

Syrian Community Speaks Out on War

Congressman Gary Peters and US Ambassador to Syria Robert S. Ford spoke to a rapt audience of about 200, mostly Syrian Americans, at the Beverly Hills Academy Friday.

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June 28, 2012

Silent Coup in Egypt

Egypt election: Muslim Brotherhood claims victory as military consolidates power. However, recent moves by the Egyptian military leave the nation largely in the hands of the generals.

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June 21, 2012

Is the Egyptian Revolt Continuing?

Analysis of a report by a local labor leader, Carl Finamore, on his U.S. labor delegation to determine the situation of their counterparts in Egypt, post-Tahrir

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June 14, 2012

Islam Saved Jewry

Islam saved Jewry. This is an unpopular, discomforting claim in the modern world. But it is a historical truth.

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June 7, 2012

Savagery in Syria

Governments around the world expelled Syrian ambassadors and diplomats Tuesday, an unusual, coordinated blow to Syrian President Bashar Assad’s regime following a gruesome massacre that the United Nations said involved close-range shootings of scores of children and parents in their homes.

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May 31, 2012

Invading Iran: Not Likely After The Disaster Caused In Iraq

When surveying on this issue, 100% of people answered no when asked if they thought the U.S. should or should invade Iran.

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May 24, 2012

Muslims & Healthcare

TMO Foundation undertook this research project to find out how Muslims feel about the health care system approved by the US Congress and now under review by the Supreme Court.

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May 17, 2012

Decisive Muslim Voting

President Sarkozy Voted out, 93% of Muslims vote for Hollande By Karin Friedemann, TMO Outgoing French President Nicolas Sarkozy (R) and newly-elected President Francois Hollande attend a ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at the Arc de Triomphe to commemorate the end of World War II in Paris May 8, 2012. REUTERS/Lionel Bonaventure/Pool […]

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May 10, 2012

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