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March 13, 2014

Bridging Campus and Community at Kalamazoo Islamic Center

In my opinion, when people get to know others from different backgrounds face to face, it improves understanding more so than just reading about others or watching films about them.

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March 13, 2014

Lebanon After Israeli Eviction

After a 15-year civil war, two illegal Israeli occupations lasting two decades, all while only being an independent country for 80 years, Lebanon was on its way to independence.

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March 13, 2014

Muslim Legal Fund (MLFA)–IV. Charles Swift, Esq. — Beyond Guantanamo

This is the first part of the fourth and final installment of a series of presentations on “Guantanamo North” which investigates the plight of Muslim Prisoners–sponsored by the Muslim Foundation of America in North California

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March 13, 2014

Ameena Ghaffar-Kucher to Receive Outstanding Book Award

Ameena Ghaffar-Kucher, a Senior Lecturer at the University of Pennsylvania,will receive the 2014 Jackie Kirk Outstanding Book Award from the Comparative and International Education Society (CIES) for Refugees, Immigrants and Education in the Global South (Routledge, 2013).

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March 13, 2014

The Muslims of Ukraine

When there is news coming from a place that is but is not associated with Islam, your author — mostly out of curiosity – researches to see if there are Islamic influences…

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March 13, 2014

Al Falah Institute Fundraiser

A new mosque and learning institute is in the works in Oakland County, headed by Imam Sohel Mangera, formerly the imam of the Tawheed Center.

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March 6, 2014

Indopak Express Back on Top

Pakistani doubles tennis phenom, Aisam-Ul-Haq Qureshi, and his Indian partner, Rohan Bopanna, the so-called Indo-Pak Express, won their first men’s doubles title since reuniting as partners.

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March 6, 2014

Zaidi Promoted to A’s Assistant GM

Major League Baseball’s Oakland A’s promoted longtime executive Farhan Zaidi to the title of Assistant General Manager/Director of Baseball Operations.

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March 6, 2014

Smartphone Sharing Safety Risk Worries Arizona Parents

This creative freedom comes with a price the parents of this generation’s children must face sometimes more severely than the adult active users on these sites.

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March 6, 2014

Veteran Helping Veterans

Novi, MI–As a veteran, Helen Hardmeyer found herself wanting to give back to those who helped her start her livelihood.

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March 6, 2014

Lebanon History (1990 – 2000) Part 4: After the Civil War, Under Occupation

The Lebanese Civil war officially ended in 1990, but the occupying Israeli forces still remained.

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March 6, 2014

British Government Arrests Activist Moazzam Begg

Former Bagram and Guantanamo prisoner Moazzam Begg was re-arrested on February 26, 2014.

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March 6, 2014

Arizona State University Celebrates Diversity by Hosting International Carnival

Last Friday, Arizona State University (ASU) celebrated student diversity by organizing the most successful International Carnival yet with over 250 attendees.

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February 27, 2014

Conversation with Two Rabbis

The ongoing suffering of the Palestine people weighs heavily on the conscience of humanitarians around the globe…

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February 27, 2014

Teacher Turned Politician

By Laura Fawaz, TMO Representative Rudy Hobbs in his Southfield office during his interview. Southfield, MI–Wanting to change the world, one child at a time, State Representative Rudy Hobbs devoted himself into teaching his first grade students to read. “I thought that I would change the world by teaching 1st graders how to read in […]

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February 27, 2014

Why Syria Cannot Be Ignored

While the Syrian conflict has raged on largely unchecked for the past three years, the world has turned a blind eye toward its events…

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February 27, 2014

Historical First for the Palestine Children’s Relief Fund

The Palestine Children’s Relief Fund (PCRF), the world’s largest children’s charity, made history last month when two severely handicapped teenagers climbed to the peak of Mt. Kilimanjaro, the highest mountain in Africa.

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February 27, 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

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