Profiles

Dr. Abdul Razzaque Ahmed Receives Lifetime Achievement Award From the Pan Arab League of Dermatologists

Dubai, UAE–On 19th of April 2011, the Pan Arab League of Dermatologists honoured Dr. Abdul Razzaque Ahmed of Boston, Massachusetts with a “Lifetime Achievement Award”.

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May 19, 2011

Mona Eskandari Receives Leadership Medal

She graduated last week Summa Cum Laude and received a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering with honors and a minor in Near Eastern studies.

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May 19, 2011

Nour Al-Hadidi Graduates College with Perfect GPA

Nour Al-Hadidi is graduating with High Distinction and a perfect 4.0 GPA with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology with a minor in Hispanic studies from UM Dearborn.

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May 5, 2011

Ayesha Khan Receives Prestigious Schweitzer Fellowship

Recently, Ms. Khan was selected for the prestigious Schweitzer Fellowship, a program that enables university graduate students to design and implement innovative projects to help vulnerable Chicago communities.

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April 28, 2011

Dr. Mahmoud Hessaby

Dr. Mahmoud Hessaby was born in Tehran in 1903. His family moved to Beirut, Lebanon in 1907. He received religious instructions and studied Persian literature from his devoted and learned mother. Memorized the Holly Qur’an by heart at an early age and read the great poetry of Hafez, Sa’adi and Ferdowsi when he was just a teenager.

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April 21, 2011

Of God and Country

Kassem Zaid has had a connection to the Zionist Hashomer Hatzair movement for decades, but has meanwhile become a devout Muslim. How does he reconcile such contrasting elements in his personality?

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April 21, 2011

Interview: YUNA, Malaysian Singer-Songwriter

An artist whose sound has been likened to a clash between Mary Poppins and Coldplay, Yunalis Zarai, known to many by the name YUNA, is a Muslim artist from Malaysia who has become a rising star, gaining monumental acclaim, winning awards for Best Song and Best Musical Artist in Malaysia. She has begun touring and performing in the United States, singing songs in English and Malaysian, whilst sporting a stellar hijab (tudung) style at each occasion. Yuna started out as a local internet sensation and has now reached the level of international recognition.

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March 27, 2011

Aboul Khan Selected as Selectman of Seabrook

SEABROOK,NH–Aboul Khan has been elected as the Selectman of the Town of Seabrook, New Hampshire, for second time in a row. Khan received a total of 1,157 votes. The other contenders in the race were far behind with 321 and 80 votes respectively.

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March 17, 2011

Obituary: Mr. Mohd. Qasim

Mr. Qasim was a very active and dynamic personality of the local Pakistani community and a past president of PAA.

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March 10, 2011

Deputy Mohamed Ahmed Thanked for His Dedication

LOS ANGELES,CA–A fundraiser was held on Valentine’s Day for injured Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputy Mohamed Ahmed, wounded in the line of duty last month.

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February 17, 2011

Eboo Patel speaks at College of DuPage

CHICAGO,IL–Eboo Patel discussed various interpretations for the meaning of the word “home” during a recent book reading and discussion at College of DuPage. A former College of DuPage student, Patel read from his book “Acts of Faith: The Story of an American Muslim,” which is both an exploration of faith and a personal story about […]

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January 27, 2011

Muslim Scientist to Receive Prestigious NAS Award

WASHINGTON — Hailed as a pioneer in the movement to re-establish the importance of science in the Arab and Muslim world, Ismail Serageldin, the founding director of the New Library of Alexandria, has been awarded the Public Welfare Medal, the National Academy of Sciences’ most prestigious award. Established in 1914, the medal is presented annually to honor extraordinary use of science for the public good.

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January 20, 2011

Advertising Expert Zunaid Khan Appointed as VP of Shiny Ads

TORONTO–Shiny Ads, the innovator in self-service advertising platforms, announced that Zunaid Khan has been named Vice President of Business Development and Sales.

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January 13, 2011

Evergreen Energy Appoints Ilyas Khan as Chairman

Evergreen Energy Inc., a Denver based green energy technology solutions company, has appointed Ilyas Khan, 48, as Chairman of its board of directors. The appointment brings the total board count to seven members.

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January 6, 2011

Zahid Syed, Chairman of Nassau County Human Rights Commission

NASSAU,NY–Zahid Syed was appointed as the chairman of the Nassau County Commission on Human Rights recently. An active community worker with extensive grassroots work he has impeccable record of service.

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December 30, 2010

Prince AlWaleed Richest Arab for 7th Year

RIYADH: Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, chairman of Kingdom Holding Company (KHC), has topped Arabian Business Magazine’s 2010 50 Richest Arab List for seven consecutive years.

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December 30, 2010

Dr. Saiyid M. Shah Receives Golden Hoosier Award

Dr. Saiyid M. Shah recently received the statewide Golden Hoosier Award – the highest honor bestowed upon a senior citizen by the State of Indiana.

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December 23, 2010

Obituary: Omer Khalidi

The untimely death of Dr. Omar Khalidi leaves a huge void in the field of Indian Muslim studies in general and in Hyderabad studies in particular.

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December 2, 2010

Riaz Siddiqi Honored

ASTC Press Release HOUSTON — Mr. Riaz Siddiqi of Houston has received the first Asia Society Texas Center Award for Distinguished Achievement in Business and Philanthropy. The Pakistani-American businessman was recognized for his work with organizations ranging from Grace Flight of America, which provides free air transport for medical patients in need, to the American […]

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November 24, 2010

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