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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

Edward Snowden … Traitor or Patriot?

“I may have lost my ability to travel, but I’ve gained the ability to go to sleep at night, to put my head on the pillow, and feel comfortable that I’ve done the right thing, even when it was the hard thing, and I’m comfortable with that,” Snowden said.

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June 5, 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

Reduce Employee Discrimination For All Americans

“He came to America because he believed in America … Now the jury has restored his faith.”

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April 3, 2014

US Council of Muslim Organizations (USCMO) Launched

Press Release (l-r) Mahdi Bray, USCMO Secretary General Oussama Jammal , Warith Deen Mohammad Jr. of the organization The Mosque Cares. WASHINGTON, D.C., 3/12/14) — Ten major national American Muslim organizations held a news conference today at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., to announce the formation of the US Council of Muslim Organizations […]

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March 27, 2014

Feinstein v. the CIA: A Moment of Truth

By blatantly concealing what Feinstein condemned as “the horrible details of a CIA program that never, never, never should have existed,” the spy agency now acts as a power unto itself, and the agency’s outrages have finally aroused the senator’s umbrage.

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March 13, 2014

Protect Free Speech in Universities:

By Lisa Kosowski and Dima Khalidi Immediate Action Needed: Stop Passage of Bill in IL State Legislature to Defund Public Universities because of Faculty Political Speech IL State Senator Ira Silverstein has introduced a bill – SB 3017 – that would prohibit public universities and colleges from using any state funds on groups that have […]

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March 6, 2014

NC Upholds Fake Convictions

On February 11, 2014, a federal appeals court upheld the convictions of three young Muslim men from North Carolina: Omar Hassan, Hysen Sherifi and Ziyad Yaghi…

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February 27, 2014

Akbar Ahmed Wins Literary Award

Noted scholar Dr. Akbar Ahmed, Ibn Khaldun Chair of Islamic Studies at American University, was awarded the prestigious German Peace Prize at the Karachi Literature Festival.

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February 27, 2014

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Standing Tall Despite Execution Threat

Prosecution stonewalls defense

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February 20, 2014

Charity’s Pleasure of Participation

By Kari Ansari It’s happened to all of us. You’re stuck waiting at a light in the left lane and a bedraggled woman standing on the median looks you right in the eyes with a worn cardboard sign that reads, “HOMELESS. PLEASE HELP”. Many of us quickly grab a few dollars and hold them out […]

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February 13, 2014

Ahmed Balogun Receives UW’s Stanford Commitment to Diversity Award

Ahmed Balogun was named the recipient of the University of Wyoming’s 2014 Willena Stanford Commitment to Diversity Award

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February 13, 2014

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