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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

Marvel Introduces A New Muslim Character

Marvel Comics introduction of Kamala Khan goes as “Ms. Marvel Doesn’t Drink, Date Or Eat Bacon.”

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February 6, 2014

NewGround: The Story of A Great Success

The mission of NewGround was to bring Muslim and Jewish Angelenos together to form personal relationships that lead to understanding of the other.

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January 30, 2014

Statement by Secretary John Kerry on the Departure of Special Representative Farah Pandith

Statement by John Kerry Farah always places people above politics, and she has performed groundbreaking work since her appointment in June 2009 as the first-ever Special Representative to Muslim Communities by my predecessor, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. Farah’s legacy is an extraordinary record of thoughtfulness, balance, and sheer guts and determination. Anyone who’s […]

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January 27, 2014

The Trouble With Chris Christie

Christie is the caricature of a Third World despot…

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January 16, 2014

U.S. Senators Push To Admit More Syrian Refugees

Democratic and Republican U.S. senators called on Tuesday for the country to take in more of the millions of people forced from their homes during Syria’s nearly three-year civil war.

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January 9, 2014

Bradford Synagogue Saved by city’s Muslims

Faced with closure a year ago, today Bradford’s synagogue’s future is bright, a model of cross-cultural co-operation Zulfi Karim, secretary of Bradford Council of Mosques, and Rabi Rudi Leavor inside Bradford Synagogue. Photograph: Gary Calton It was around this time last year that the trustees of Bradford’s final remaining synagogue faced a tough choice. The […]

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December 26, 2013

US Senate Panel Passes Measure To Aid Egypt

The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee overwhelmingly passed legislation on Wednesday to ease tight U.S. controls on aid to Egypt, which was largely cut off after Egypt’s military ousted President Mohamed Mursi last summer.

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December 19, 2013

Muslim Public Affairs Council Convention

With Islamophobia rampant in multiple aspects of society, it is refreshing for civil rights activists and humanitarians to celebrate the success of a Muslim organization …

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December 19, 2013

New Book Sheds Light on Prophet’s (s) Interfaith Views

By Craig Considine No other leader in world history has been more scrutinized and ridiculed than Prophet Muhammad (s). Since the founding of Islam in 610 AD, Christians and Jews have attacked the Prophet of Allah (s) with many slurs. However, according to a new book The Covenants of the Prophet Muhammad (s) with the […]

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December 12, 2013

Surgeon On A Mission

Dr. Parvaiz Malik is associated with many different attributes; entrepreneur, surgeon, world traveler, a father, a husband, role model, and disaster relief volunteer…

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December 5, 2013

Obama’s Problems With Communication

Nobody could have foreseen that as Obama’s presidency went on, his ability to communicate would become a liability, rather than the strength that they had once been.

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November 27, 2013

US Congress Supports Religious Freedom in India

Bipartisan House Resolution praises India’s diversity, decries the role of Modi and sectarian forces in eroding religious freedom

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November 21, 2013

Bangladeshi Ambassador Visits Hamtramck

“Ambassador of Bangladesh Dan W. Mozena came to Hamtramck, Mich. this weekend to search for Bangladeshi Americans, who he calls great people, during a wave of events including a meet-and-greet on Nov. 9 at the Gates of Columbus to discuss Bangladesh.

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November 14, 2013

Suhail Rizvi, New Twitter Billionaire

The newly-minted billionaire of Indian origin who has raked in a fortune from his investment in Twitter is so private and secretive that he is said to employ a person just to erase his photos and other personal information that come up on Internet searches.

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November 14, 2013

MMCC Banquet A Success!

Livonia–November 3–Many of the leaders of Southeast Michigan’s Muslim community were present for the MMCC Annual Banquet held this past Sunday at Burton Manor in Livonia.

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November 7, 2013

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