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Muslim Women Speakers to Hold Summit

“There are two ways to tell your story. Stand up and tell it or wait for someone else to do it.” insists Soraya Deen

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October 23, 2014

Rafi Ahmed in leading health scientists list

The Institute of Medicine (IOM) has elected Rafi Ahmed, PhD,to its new class of 70 leading health scientists and 10 foreign associates.

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October 23, 2014

Anti-Islam Ad Taken Down

Controversial blogger Pamela Geller to remove ads from New York City buses and subways after protest from Foley family

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October 2, 2014

Anti-Islam Ad Campaign to Run on New York City Buses and Subways

Blogger paid $100,000 to place ads, one of which was rejected by MTA on grounds it could ‘incite or provoke violence’

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September 25, 2014

NSA Shared Americans’ Private Communications with Israel: Snowden

Former U.S. intelligence analyst Edward Snowden has accused the U.S. National Security Agency of routinely passing private, unedited communications of Americans to Israel…

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September 25, 2014

Government Pays $66K for Testimony Against Tsarnaev Friend

“He has not been charged with anything related to the bombing,” stressed Silva’s attorney Jonathan Shapiro.

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September 18, 2014

Ted Cruz Booed, Walks Off Stage

Sen. Ted Cruz walked off the stage and left an event hosted by a Christian organization mid-speech after being booed on Wednesday night following comments praising Israel.

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September 18, 2014

Northwest Suburban College Gets Accreditation

The amazing story of a little known college in Chicago, started by Muslims, the first of its kind in America, continues to make news.

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September 18, 2014

US Economy: Who Performs Better?

‘’This is what every educated person knows. Forbes magazine, a capitalist tool, says if you want to help the economy, vote Democrat.

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September 11, 2014

President Carter Sends Message to Muslim Americans

Detroit, MI–Former President Jimmy Carter drew in thousands at this year’s annual ISNA Convention over the weekend in Detroit, Michigan.

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September 4, 2014

ISNA Convention in Detroit

The ISNA Convention was held this past Labor Day weekend in Detroit. 20,000 people attended this largest annual gathering of the single largest Muslim organization …

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September 4, 2014

Presidential Appointment: Fatima Noor

The University of Memphis’ Leadership Education and Development (LEAD) program graduate Fatima Noor has been appointed special assistant in the Office of the Director for U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services in the Department of Homeland Security

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August 28, 2014

A Change In Law-Enforcement Nationwide

By Laura Fawaz, Contributing Reporter While practicing immigration law in Connecticut, Rabia Chaudry saw a need for diversity training for all local law-enforcements. In 2007 Chaudry had her own legal firm in which she helped many clients.  Though the majority of whom were Muslims that were having problems with the police.  These Muslims were also […]

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August 21, 2014

Tsarnaev Proceedings: Judge Passive While Government Plays Games

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s legal proceedings are “at a standstill” because Judge O’Toole refuses to compel the government to play fair.

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August 21, 2014

Rebellion in Ferguson: A Rising Heat in the Suburbs

By Chris Hedges Community organizer and People’s Organization for Progress Chairman Lawrence Hamm. Photo from People’s Organization for Progress website NEWARK, N.J.—The public reaction to the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager by a police officer in Ferguson, Mo.,exposes the shifting dynamic of rebellion and repression in the United States. Spontaneous uprisings against the […]

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August 21, 2014

Major Mosque ISOC Selects Woman President

TMO Stringer The Islamic Society of Orange County, a major Los Angeles area Muslim institution and probably one of the biggest mosques in America, has selected Duaa Hana Alwan to be its new president. Her press release making the announcement is below: “Assalamu alaikum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh.  May the peace and blessings of Allah […]

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August 21, 2014

Peters Statement on Eid al-Fitr

Statement on ‘Eid

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July 31, 2014

Under New Rules, Muslim Inmates in L.A. County Jails Observe Ramadan

‘We just want the same benefits they give to everyone else practicing their religion,’ Muslim inmate says

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July 31, 2014

Los Angeles Stands with Gaza

By Susan Schwartz, TMO As Israeli atrocities against the already beleaguered nation of Gaza escalate, so does public revulsion and outrage around the world. Rallies and demonstrations condemning Israeli war policies have reached epic numbers. In the Los Angeles area protests against the war were held at the Israeli Consulate and at the Federal Building […]

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July 31, 2014

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