High profile speeches

President Obama’s Speech, Iftar Dinner

And it runs through the history of this house, a place where Americans of many faiths can come together and celebrate their holiest of days — and that includes Ramadan.

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August 16, 2012

Tunisian Ruling Islamist Leader: “We Fought for Freedom, not Sharia Law”

Rached Ghannouchi in an interview with Al-Asaad Ben Ahmad

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April 12, 2012

Sen. Stabenow Disappointed with Lowe’s

Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) writes a letter to Lowe’s regarding their pulling advertising from the show “All American Muslim”

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February 18, 2012

Remarks by the President at the National Prayer Breakfast

“… in my moments of prayer, I’m reminded that faith and values play an enormous role in motivating us to solve some of our most urgent problems, in keeping us going when we suffer setbacks, and opening our minds and our hearts to the needs of others.”

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February 9, 2012

Imran Khan’s New Pakistan

By Kiran Nazish  Cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan is batting to strike out two major “conventional” political parties — the leftist Pakistan People’s Party and the conservative Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz — simultaneously. He talks about eradicating corruption, handling the grievances of the Baloch and the tribal areas, “friendliness” as the ultimate foreign policy, and his plans to […]

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February 2, 2012

This Struggle Has Re-awakened Our Imagination

Text of a speech given by Arundhati Roy at the People’s University in Washington Square, NYC on 20 November, 2011.

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November 23, 2011

Statement by the President on Hajj and Eid al-Adha

Michelle and I extend our greetings for a happy Eid al-Adha to Muslims worldwide and congratulate those performing Hajj

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November 10, 2011

Statement Issued from Zuccotti Park by the General Assembly at Occupy Wall Street

“As we gather together in solidarity to express a feeling of mass injustice we must not lose sight of what brought us together.”

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October 13, 2011

Netanyahu Killed the Peace

Pres. Bill Clinton says that Netanyahu now rejects the deal that all others, including Israel’s past leaders, wanted.

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September 29, 2011

“US Is Destroying Pakistan”

Imran Khan: ‘America is destroying Pakistan. We’re using our army to kill our own people with their money’

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September 22, 2011

TMO Foundation Awards

The need for Muslim journalists was the focus of a banquet held by the TMO Foundation at the MET hotel in Troy on Sunday.

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August 11, 2011

Pres. Obama’s Speech on the Middle East and North Africa

America’s support for democracy will therefore be based on ensuring financial stability, promoting reform, and integrating competitive markets with each other and the global economy. And we’re going to start with Tunisia and Egypt.

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May 26, 2011

The Long Overdue Palestinian State

We go to the United Nations now to secure the right to live free in the remaining 22 percent of our historic homeland

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May 19, 2011

Statement Regarding Ongoing Violence in Syria

Mr. Speaker, I rise today to express deep concern about the unfolding humanitarian crisis in Syria.

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May 12, 2011

Sec. of State Hillary Clinton Appreciates Muslims’ Contribution to America at US-Islamic World Forum Washington DC, April 12, 2011

“It is a pleasure to join this first U.S.-Islamic World Forum held in America.”

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April 14, 2011

Democracy in Pakistan

The ambassador of Pakistan to the United States, Husain Haqqani, spoke in Cleveland Ohio this past weekend to a select group of Americans.

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December 16, 2010

UK Prime Minister David Cameron’s Eid Speech

Transcript of speech given by the Prime Minister at No 10, Downing Street, 22 November 2010. Prime Minister: Britain’s Prime Minister David Cameron at 10 Downing Street in London November 25, 2010. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor Thank you very much for that, and can I say how incredibly welcome you all are. There are really three things […]

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December 2, 2010

Statement by the President on Hajj and Eid-ul-Adha

Pres. Obama’s Eid wishes

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November 18, 2010

President Obama’s Speech to Indonesia

THE PRESIDENT: Terima kasih. Terima kasih, thank you so much, thank you, everybody. Selamat pagi. (Applause.) It is wonderful to be here at the University of Indonesia. To the faculty and the staff and the students, and to Dr. Gumilar Rusliwa Somantri, thank you so much for your hospitality. (Applause.)…

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November 11, 2010

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