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05 28 14

ICNA-MAS Convention 2014: A new venue, a new record.

By Zainab Arain
Baltimore, MD (May 27, 2014) – The energy in the air was palpable on Saturday morning, as people lined up to register before the event officially began. Thousands from across the country gathered at the Baltimore Convention Center over Memorial Day weekend to attend the 39th annual ICNA-MAS convention.
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05 27 14

Youth Conference at the Annual Convention

By: Zakia Ahmad
“Allah is the Light of the heavens and the earth.” This year’s Youth Conference centered around this verse of Surah Nur and explored various aspects of crises in faith. The theme, “Hearts of Glass: Shadows of Doubt” had immense relevance because many youth feel their faith fluctuate over time, sometimes falling so low as to hit rock bottom.
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05 14 14

2014 Convention App Released

JAMAICA, New York (May 15, 2014) – ICNA IT Department announces the release of the ICNA-MAS Convention mobile application. This free app, available for Android and iPhone users, offers several features like creating personal program schedule, bio of all speakers, bazaar map, instant program updates and a convenient way to follow convention Tweets.
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05 11 14

ICNA Relief’s Tornado Recovery Work in Rural Mississippi

By Aisha Asif
Tupelo, Miss. May 11, 2014– ICNA Relief USA’s Disaster Response Team was deployed in Tupelo, a city in Northeast Mississippi with a population of around 35,000, for 10 days after the recent Tornado out-break that killed 14 people in the state and impacted several other Southern states as well. Our Disaster Response Team Lead Br. Arif Ali traveled to Tupelo to assess the damage and begin post-tornado efforts.
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05 8 14

Muslim coalition condemns Boko Haram & kidnapping

(WASHINGTON DC 05/07/2014) — The US Council of Muslim Organizations, a coalition of several leading national and local Muslim organizations, strongly denounces Boko Haram and its kidnapping of at least 200 girls in Nigeria. We call for the girls’ immediate release and safe return to their families.
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05 6 14

ICNA Condems Boko Haram Kidnapping

(NEW YORK, NY, May 6, 2014) – The Islamic Circle of North America condemns the kidnapping of more than 200 schoolgirls in Nigeria by the terror militant group Boko Haram, whose leader, Abubakar Shekau, had threatened to sell them into slavery.
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