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Ellison Leads Members of Congress in Welcoming President of Somalia to Capitol

Press Release:  Congressman Keith Ellison WASHINGTON–Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) welcomed Somalia President Hassan Sheik Mohamud to the United States Capitol today in a bipartisan meeting with Members of Congress, including Representatives Ed Royce, Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee, Eliot Engel, Ranking Member of the Foreign Affairs Committee, Karen Bass, Ranking Member of the Foreign […]

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January 24, 2013

Grand Rapids’ Growing Muslim Community

When he first arrived in Grand Rapids in July of 2001, there was only one mosque in the city, and he was to be the imam.

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January 24, 2013

Obama Meets Saudi Interior Minister at White House

President Barack Obama met Saudi Arabia’s new interior minister, Prince Mohammed bin Nayef, on Monday to discuss security and regional issues, the White House said.

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January 19, 2013

The Enemy Within: Soldier Suicides Outpaced Combat Deaths in 2012

Army suicides have increased by at least 54 percent since 2007 when there were 115

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January 10, 2013

Clinton Discharged from Hospital

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was discharged from a New York hospital on Wednesday after being treated for a blood clot near her brain and her doctors expect her to make a full recovery, the State Department said.

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January 3, 2013

Worcester Wolves Player Alex Owumi’s Libya Ordeal

American in Libya during fall

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January 3, 2013

State Department Seeks Money, Reforms After Benghazi

The U.S. State Department will seek billions of dollars in new funds and revamp security procedures around the globe in response to criticism by an independent investigation of the September 11 attack on the U.S. mission in Benghazi

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December 27, 2012

Obama Named Time Magazine’s Person of the Year

Time has tapped U.S. President Barack Obama for its Person of the Year for the second time, citing his historic re-election last month as symbolic of the nation’s shifting demographics and the rise of younger, more diverse Americans.

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December 20, 2012

Michigan Weakens Union Rights in Home of Auto Industry

Michigan enacted a ban on mandatory union membership on Tuesday, dealing a stunning blow to organized labor in the state that is home to U.S. automakers and the symbol of industrial labor in the United States.

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December 13, 2012

Clinton: “Desperate” Assad Might Use Chemical Weapons

Washington fears a “desperate” Syrian President Bashar al-Assad could use chemical weapons as rebels bear down on Damascus, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said …

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December 6, 2012

Islamic Studies Chair at San Diego State U.

Press Release In the post-9/11 America where anti-Islam and anti-Muslim bigotry is the name of the game to gain political mileage, the San Jose State University is partnering with private donors to establish an Islamic Studies chair in an attempt to counter bigotry, misinformation and Islamophobia. American Muslim Alliance (AMA) held a Benefit Dinner for […]

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November 21, 2012

Muslim Communities Begin to Factor in US Elections

By Ilyas Choudry, TMO Two Houston voters from the Muslim community. Houston, Texas: National exit polls conducted in last week’s US general elections showed that Asian Americans voted at 73% for Democrats and the re-election of President Barack Obama.  This was higher than any ethnic community with the exception of African Americans. Specific polling in […]

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November 15, 2012

Aziz Akbari: 18-Year-Old Candidate For Mayor

“When we have a large population, easy access to transportation, a very competitive rent market and existing office space, why aren’t companies coming to Fremont?” he asks.

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October 25, 2012

Imam Khalid Latif Receives Interfaith Prize

New York University’s Imam Khalid Latif shared the Temple of Understanding’s annual award along with Rabbi Yehuda Sarna, who leads the Jewish Learning Fellowship at New York University, NYU Imam Khalid Latif and Clinton, the daughter of U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and former President Bill Clinton.

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October 18, 2012

Khan Academy Founder Receives McGraw Award

Salman Khan, the founder of the popular online-lecture repository called Khan Academy, was named one of four winners of the 2012 Harold W. McGraw Jr. Prize in Education…

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October 11, 2012

AFMI Convention in Toronto Focuses on Common Struggles

The American Federation of Muslims of Indian Origin (AFMI USA & Canada) held its 22nd Annual North American Convention in the city of Brampton (Greater Toronto Area) on Saturday September 29, 2012. The theme of the convention was ‘Our Youth, Our Future: Ensuring Their Success through Education.’

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October 4, 2012

What Is Happening to Muslims Will Happen to All

The decision by the European Court of Human Rights last week to refuse to block the extradition of the radical Muslim cleric Abu Hamza al-Masri and four others to the United States on terrorism charges removes one of the last external checks on our emerging gulag state.

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October 4, 2012

Fatimah Waseem Wins TMO Foundation Essay Contest

Fatimah Waseem is a very impressive young woman. While she was not able to attend the TMO Foundation fundraiser and awards banquet this past Sunday, she did send a videotape which showcased her brilliance and ability to use words in unique and powerful ways.

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September 27, 2012

Report: AMDA’s New Mosque

American Muslim Diversity Association (AMDA), a Sterling Heights, Michigan based Islamic organization, held a ground breaking ceremony for its new Masjid on Saturday, September 15.

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September 20, 2012

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