Presidential Appointment: Fatima Noor

The University of Memphis’ Leadership Education and Development (LEAD) program graduate Fatima Noor has been appointed special assistant in the Office of the Director for U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services in the Department of Homeland Security

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August 28, 2014

Rebellion in Ferguson: A Rising Heat in the Suburbs

By Chris Hedges Community organizer and People’s Organization for Progress Chairman Lawrence Hamm. Photo from People’s Organization for Progress website NEWARK, N.J.—The public reaction to the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager by a police officer in Ferguson, Mo.,exposes the shifting dynamic of rebellion and repression in the United States. Spontaneous uprisings against the […]

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August 21, 2014

Feds to Revoke Charity Head’s Citizenship

By Karin Friedemann, TMO On the night of July 23, 2014 Enaam Arnaout, 51, CEO of the former Islamic charity, Benevolence International Foundation (BIF), learned from the TV news that the US government had filed legal documents to strip him of his citizenship. Arnaout told TMO that the next day, July 24, a SWAT team […]

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July 31, 2014

Kucinich: USA’s Tacit Consent to Invade Gaza

Israel, with its overwhelming military strength, is attacking and invading Gaza in violation of international and U.S. law.

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July 24, 2014

President Obama Hosts Iftar Dinner at the White House

By Rumana Ahmed President Barack Obama hosts an Iftar dinner celebrating Ramadan in the State Dining Room of the White House, July 14, 2014. (Official White House Photo by Amanda Lucidon) Last night, President Obama hosted his sixth Iftar dinner celebrating Ramadan at the White House, an annual tradition started by First Lady Hillary Clinton […]

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July 17, 2014

Muslims Thank Presbyterian Church for Divestment Vote

A coalition of national and local Chicago-area Islamic institutions today sent a letter of gratitude and support to leading members of the Presbyterian Church(USA) in response to the 221st General Assembly’s vote to divest from three companies profiting from Israel’s occupation of Palestine.

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July 10, 2014

Federal Court Dismisses All Charges Against Dr. Sami al-Arian

It is with a great sense of relief and thankfulness that I can now report that all charges have been dropped against my client Dr. Sami Al-Arian.

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July 3, 2014

Tsarnaev and Friends: Boston Legal Updates

Judge Strikes Down “Betraying America” Charge as Inflammatory

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June 26, 2014

U.S. Radio Deejay, ‘Shaggy’ Voice Casey Kasem Dead at 82

Casey Kasem, the U.S. radio personality who counted down pop music hits on his popular weekly radio show and also lent his distinctive voice to hippie sleuth Shaggy in the “Scooby Doo” cartoons, died on Sunday. He was 82.

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June 19, 2014

Prayer for Peace in the Middle East:

At the Occasion of Palestinian and Israeli Peace Gathering at the Initiative of Pope Francis

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June 12, 2014

Tsarnaev Friend Testifies

Meanwhile the drama continued in court with Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s friends…

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June 5, 2014

Mahfuz Ahmed appointed to the Board of Visitors at George Mason

Mahfuz Ahmed, founder and CEO of Digital Intelligence Systems,(DISYS), a global technology services firm, has been appointed to the Board of Visitors (BOV) for George Mason University by Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe.

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June 5, 2014

When Your Muslim Children Go to College…

Don’t Throw Them into the Lion’s Den

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June 2, 2014

White House Rumana Ahmed Leaving Post for New Assignment

By Ray Hanania Rumana Ahmed, who was named as the head of a new White House initiative to reach out to American Arabs and American Muslims, will be leaving her post at the Office of Public Engagement, headed by Valerie Jarrett. A statement released by Ahmed offered few details raising concerns among American Arabs and […]

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May 26, 2014

Congressional Resolution: HR418 Urging Burma to End Persecution of Rohingya Muslims

Urging the Government of Burma to end the persecution of the Rohingya people and respect internationally recognized human rights for all ethnic and religious minority groups within Burma.

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May 15, 2014

American Trapped and Destroyed by FBI

Two weeks into his detention, Naji’s jailers escorted him from his cell into a clean, bright room, where at last he saw a familiar face, a fellow American. It was an FBI agent he’d met with in the past. The agent told Naji that he could end his nightmare. “Help me help you,” he said.

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May 8, 2014

Queens Street Named after Salman Hamdani

More than a decade after the tragic events of 9/11 an unsung American Muslim hero was finally honored after the Queen’s Borough in New York decided to name a street after him.

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May 1, 2014

Afeefa Syeed recognized for Outstanding Work by USAID

Afeefa Syeed

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April 24, 2014

No NSA Reform Can Fix the American Islamophobic Surveillance Complex

Better oversight of the sprawling American national security apparatus may finally be coming:

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April 10, 2014

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