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Archive for March, 2016

03 29 16
 

Republicans’ Islamophobia is pushing Muslims to vote

by editors, Carbonated.tv
 
Terrified by the idea of Donald Trump or Ted Cruz’s presidency, a large number of Muslims are registering to vote in the November election.
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03 28 16
 

Cruz, Trump ‘Extreme’ in views on fighting terrorism

By Adam Carter, March 28, 2016
 
Responding to the Terror Attack in Brussels and seizing the opportunity to look presidential, candidates’ comments focused on national security.
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03 28 16
 

Muslim-Americans Mobilize Against the GOP

After months of condemning rhetoric they view as hostile, American Muslims are now taking action
 
by Ashley Pratte
 
Muslim-American groups and organizations across the United States are mobilizing in an effort to take down GOP front-runners Donald Trump and Sen. Ted Cruz through voter registration drives.
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03 27 16
 

ICNA- Lahore terror attack are un-Islamic & cowardly

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NEW YORK, NY (March 27, 2016) – In a press statement today, the Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA) condemned in the strongest possible terms, the terrorist attack in the Pakistani city of Lahore that killed at least 67 people and injured more than 300 others.
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03 27 16
 

Islamophobia in the Wake of Terror Attacks

By Paul Elliott Mar 27, 2016
 
The nonprofit organization recently released a survey suggesting the majority of Muslim voters identify as Democrats and over half plan on supporting Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton in the election.
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03 26 16
 

Who is not Jesus?

Read the previous part first: “Miracles of Jesus (PBUH)

Jesus is the Messiah
Masih Ibn Maryam (Messiah son of Mary) is the most common name with which Jesus is addressed in Qur’an.
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03 26 16
 

Feeling G.O.P. Peril, Muslims Try to Get Out Vote

By ALAN RAPPEPORT, MARCH 24, 2016
 
WASHINGTON — American Muslims are watching in growing horror as Donald J. Trump and Senator Ted Cruz battle for the Republican presidential nomination, outdoing each other with provocative proposals that have included Muslim registries, immigration bans and fleets of police patrolling their neighborhoods.
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03 26 16
 

Muslim groups mobilize voters against Trump

by Michelle Hackman on March 25, 2016
 
Watching with growing horror as the GOP presidential front runners, Donald Trump and Ted Cruz, outdo one another with increasingly anti-Muslim policy proposals, Muslim-American groups are organizing in the most proactive way they know how: by boosting the Muslim vote.
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03 26 16
 

Islamic Center hosts ‘Meet a Muslim’ event

12 News, KPNX
 
On Saturday, the Islamic Center of the East Valley held an open house called “Meet a Muslim.”
 
It was an opportunity for non-Muslims to learn more about Islam and what it means to be Muslim.
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03 25 16
 

The anti-Muslim G.O.P. vibe is getting Muslims out to vote

by Jonathan Chew, March 25, 2016
 
That could be one million new voters.
 
Republican presidential front-runners Donald Trump and Ted Cruz have taken hardline stances on a range of issues concerning Muslims, and it could come back to bite them if either becomes the nominee.
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03 24 16
 

Contre Trump, la mobilisation électorale des musulmans se renforce

Rédigé par Samba Doucouré | Samedi 19 Mars 2016
 
Donald Trump enchaîne les victoires aux primaires et est bien parti pour devenir le candidat des républicains pour la présidentielle américaine en novembre 2016. Le milliardaire excentrique continue de multiplier, durant sa campagne, les sorties islamophobes. Les Américains de confession musulmane sont chaque jour plus nombreux à choisir de se mobiliser aux urnes pour lui faire barrage.
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03 23 16
 

USCMO condemns attacks in Belgium, Turkey, Mali

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(Washington, D.C., 3/22/2016) – The US Council of Muslim Organizations (USCMO), a coalition of leading national and local Muslim organizations, strongly condemns the heinous terror attacks that took place early this morning in Brussels, Belgium and left at least 30 innocent people dead and many more injured.
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03 19 16
 

Miracles of Jesus (PBUH)

Read the previous part: “Virgin Birth and Prophethood of Jesus

The Qur’an and Sunnah detail many miracles that Jesus performed. He cured the sick, lepers, the blind and gave life to the dead and many others. But he did all this with the permission of God almighty. These miracles don’t assign any divinity to him. Some of these miracles are detailed below.
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03 18 16
 

Muslim coalition to Cruz: Drop hate leader as adviser

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(WASHINGTON, D.C., 3/17/16) – The US Council of Muslim Organizations (USCMO), a coalition of leading national and local American Muslim organizations, today called on GOP presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) to drop designated hate group leader Frank Gaffney Jr. as a foreign policy adviser.
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03 18 16
 

Muslim Advocacy Day: 300+ delegates to lobby Congress

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(WASHINGTON, D.C., 3/16/2015) — On Monday, April 18, some 300 delegates from more than 20 states will take part in the second National Muslim Advocacy Day on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C.
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03 14 16
 

Trump says ‘Islam hates us’; ICNA demands appology

 
WASHINGTON D.C. (March 12, 2016) – ICNA Council for Social Justice (ICNA CSJ) joined several other Muslim organizations today in the CAIR office in Washington, D.C. for a press conference to demand apology from Donald Trump for his ignorant remarks about Islam.
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03 12 16
 

The Virgin Birth and Prophethood of Jesus

By Hadi Abdulmatin
 
Read the previous part: “Jesus from a Muslim perspective: Who is Jesus?”
 
Muslims believe that Jesus (PBUH) was born to Virgin Mary (PBUH) miraculously. There is mention of Jesus’ birth in two places in Qur’an.
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03 6 16
 

Celebrated scholar Dr. Hassan Turabi passes away

By Dr. Sulayman Nyang
 
Dr. Hassan Turabi, the celebrated scholar and political leader from Sudan, is now gone.
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03 5 16
 

Jesus from a Muslim perspective: Who is Jesus?

By Hadi Abdulmatin
 
This article is first of a 6-part series on Muslim view on Jesus.
 
One of the most fundamental belief systems in Islam is that Allah (GOD) has sent his chosen messengers and prophets to mankind in different nations and communities throughout the ages, from the time of Adam (PBUH) until His last prophet, Mohammed (PBUH). According to some Islamic traditions, there were more than 124,000 prophets who were sent by God to different nations and communities throughout human history.
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03 4 16
 

Shaykh Taha Jabir Al-Alwani passes away

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NEW YORK, NY (March 4, 2016) – The Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA) expressed its heart-felt condolences to the family and loved ones of Shaykh Taha Jabir Al-Alwani.
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