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CIOGC condemns killing of photojournalist James Foley

(CHICAGO, IL – 8/21/14) – The Council of Islamic Organizations of Greater Chicago (CIOGC), representing more than 400,000 Muslims across greater Chicagoland, strongly condemns the barbaric killing of photojournalist James Foley by a group that calls itself the Islamic State (otherwise known as ISIS or ISIL). “Islam teaches that the killing of an innocent person […]

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August 26, 2014

Western Suburbs Muslims Deeply Saddened by Death of 16 Year Old Boy

Abid Mallick passes away

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August 26, 2014

MMCC Press Statement Rejecting ISIS / Islamic State

The Imams’ Council of the Michigan Muslim Community Council

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August 21, 2014

Dutchman Returns Holocaust Medal After Family Deaths in Gaza

A Dutchman honoured by Israel for hiding a Jewish child during World War Two has handed back his medal after six of his relatives were killed in an Israeli air strike on Gaza.

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August 21, 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

Uri Avnery and the Gazan Crisis

By Geoffrey Cook, TMO Tel Aviv–Jul. 25th–Your reporter was honored to be on a conference call with Uri Avnery, the monumental Israeli peace activist, from Tel Aviv while the former was sitting in his Northern California home. Before proceeding your author would like to repeat that his sympathies are overwhelmingly with the Palestinians, but with […]

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August 21, 2014

Apocalypse, in a Funny Way

Recently, the current younger population—including myself—has been strongly attracted (might I even say obsessed) with post-apocalyptic settings

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August 21, 2014

Phoenix Wants to Use Drones

Recently, police departments in a few states have considered the use of drones to assist in fighting crime.

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August 21, 2014

‘Eid Celebration, Indian Consulate NYC

Message of Peace and Harmony marked the Eid Celebration at Indian Consulate in Manhattan on August 12, 2014. By Juned Qazi & Sabina Ali Attendees at the Indian Consulate ‘Eid celebration in Manhattan, with awards presented to them at the consulate.     Prominent members of the Indian American community gathered at the Consulate General […]

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August 21, 2014

Community News 16-35

community news 16-35

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August 21, 2014

Western Media … It’s Not A Sunni / Shia War

In reality, the majority of Sunni and Shia groups, in many parts of the world, are and has been, coming together to denounce this, and other such terrorist groups and their actions.

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August 21, 2014

Eyeless in Gaza

There can be no real solution for Gaza without a real solution for Palestine. The blockade must end, with serious security concerns of both sides properly addressed

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August 21, 2014

Los Angeles on the March

Human rights march against Israeli brutality

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August 21, 2014

Retooled Hamas Bloodies Israel With Help From Hezbollah

The strike at Israel’s border with Gaza at Nahal Oz, recorded by a crew member and broadcast on the group’s television station,

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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

Anti-Semitism at Sydney Morning Herald? Gaza Cartoon Retracted

By Sydney Smith The Sydney Morning Herald retracted and said it was “wrong” to publish a July 26 cartoon about Gaza that has been called racist. The Sydney Morning Herald apologized for this cartoon today. (Credit: Sydney Morning Herald) In an August 3 editorial, the Sydney Morning Herald admitted the cartoon “invoked an inappropriate element […]

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August 21, 2014

Imran Demands Sharif Resign Thousands March on Islamabad

“I am not going to leave this place until true freedom is achieved for the nation,” Khan said at an Islamabad marketplace. ISLAMABAD (IANS) Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf’s (PTI) chief Imran Khan Saturday demanded Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s resignation. The PM’s office said the demand was absurd. Speaking to thousands of supporters in Islamabad at the end […]

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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

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