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ICNA NY Welcomes Abandoning of Covert Spying

April 16th, 2014

 
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(NEW YORK, NY, 4/16/14) – The Islamic Circle of North America welcomes the decision of the New York Police Department to disband a secretive unit that engaged in mass surveillance of Muslim communities.
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ICNA Denounces Attack on Jewish Community

April 14th, 2014

 
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(NEW YORK, NY, 4/13/14) – The Islamic Circle of North America is deeply saddened by the tragic shootings, which occurred today in Overland Park, Kansas at the Jewish Community Center.
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50 Years of Exemplary Work: Dr. Muhammad Lodhi

April 9th, 2014

 
By Zainab Arain
 
From a young age, science held an allure for Muhammad Arfin Khan Lodhi. Born in the urban city of Agra, India, Lodhi chose to pursue his interest in mathematics and physics, first at St. John’s School in Agra, and later at the Imperial College in London. Dr. Muhammad Abdus Salam, the renowned Nobel Prize-winning physicist, was among those who encouraged him to travel to London to develop his interests and research.
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ICNA NE Convention in Hartford Draws Thousands

April 9th, 2014

Muhammad ﷺ: Mercy to Mankind
 
By Tahir Ali, Hartford, CT – 4/07/2014
 
Despite biting cold that penetrated to the bone, nearly five thousand Muslims gathered from New York to Chicago at the Hartford Convention center to attend the first ICNA-MAS North East Convention.
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GainPeace Hosts Successful Banquet

April 7th, 2014

 
On March 15, GainPeace hosted a dinner attended by 650 individuals at Ashton Place in Willowbrook, Illinois, to support its various da’wah projects. GainPeace is an outreach program within the Islamic Circle of North America whose primary mission is to share the beauty of Islam with fellow Americans.
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ICNA’s Regional Convention in Hartford, CT

March 29th, 2014

 
by Janan Zaitoun
 
On 22-23 March 2014, The Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA) held a two-day regional convention at the Connecticut Convention Center in Hartford, Connecticut. The event throughout the day included: main sessions, parallel workshops, youth sessions, a sisters-only workshop, and a bazaar. The theme of the convention was “Prophet Muhammad: Mercy to Mankind”.
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ICNA Condemns Mass Military Trials in Egypt

March 26th, 2014

 
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NEW YORK, NY (March 27, 2014) – The Islamic Circle of North America denounces the impending mass military trials of 919 individuals announced by Egypt’s chief prosecutor on Wednesday, and the police crackdown on protestors in which a teenage student was killed.
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New organization unites US Muslims in one coalition

March 14th, 2014

 
By Amanda Murphy | Religion News Service, Updated: Friday, March 14
 
WASHINGTON — Seeking to make a bigger impact in American politics and to better protect their civil rights, 10 Muslim groups have banded together under a new umbrella group: the U.S. Council of Muslim Organizations.
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New group aims to conduct census of American Muslims

March 12th, 2014

Seeks to promote rights, goals
 
By Meredith Somers, The Washington Times, Wednesday, March 12, 2014
 
A newly-formed umbrella group of American Muslim organizations is planning to conduct a census as a means to help promote the rights and goals of its members.
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New Council for US Muslim Organizations Announced

March 12th, 2014

 
(WASHINGTON, D.C., 3/12/14) — Ten* major national American Muslim organizations held a news conference today at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., to announce the formation of the US Council of Muslim Organizations (USCMO), an umbrella group that will serve as a representative voice for Muslims as that faith community seeks to enhance its positive impact on society.
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U.S. Muslim Groups to Launch New Council

March 10th, 2014

 
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(WASHINGTON, D.C., 3/10/14) – On Wednesday, March 12, eight* major national American Muslim organizations will hold a news conference at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., to announce the formation of the US Council of Muslim Organizations (USCMO), an umbrella group that will serve as a representative voice for Muslims as that faith community seeks to enhance its positive impact on society.
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UCF students fast to help battered women

February 22nd, 2014

 
By Margaret Kavanagh, Reporter
Friday, February 21, 2014
ORLANDO — A group of University of Central Florida students fasted for one day to help raise money for battered women.
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Washington officials: faith voices matters

February 20th, 2014

 
Your voice matters.
 
That’s the message Labor Secretary Tom Perez sent last week as he spoke with faith leaders from across religious traditions about the moral imperative to raise the federal minimum wage.
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ICNA Observes World Day of Social Justice

February 19th, 2014

 
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NEW YORK, NY (February 20, 2014) – The Islamic Circle of North America observes the United Nation’s World Day of Social Justice to promote human well-being and dignity.
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Presidential Quotes on Islam & Muslims

February 15th, 2014

 
By ICNA Staff Writer
 
February 17, 2014 – This President’s Day, see what US Presidents have said about Islam and Muslims.
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ICNA Denounces Ethnic Cleansing in the C.A.R.

February 13th, 2014

 
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NEW YORK, NY (February 13, 2014) – The Islamic Circle of North America severely condemns the ethnic cleansing of Muslims by the anti-balaka (anti-machete) fighters in the Central African Republic.
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ICNA Lauds Obama’s Exec Order on Minimum Wage

February 12th, 2014

 
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NEW YORK, NY (February 12, 2014) – After promising to do so in his State of the Union address earlier this month, President Barack Obama has signed an executive order today to raise the minimum wage for federally contracted employees to $10.10 per hour.
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ICNA-MAS Convention Coming Back to Baltimore

February 10th, 2014

 
07 February 2014 – One of the major national Islamic events, the ICNA-MAS Annual Convention, is coming back to Baltimore on Memorial Day Weekend, May 24-26, 2014. It will be the 39th ICNA convention and 13th ICNA-MAS joint convention. Interestingly, the first ICNA-MAS joint convention was held at the Baltimore convention center in 2002. ICNA also organized its two previous annual conventions at this same convention center in 1999 and 2000.
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February 5th Declared As “Shahid Afridi” Day

February 10th, 2014

 
By Sohail Zafar
 
February 7, 2014 – Impressed from Pakistan all-rounder Shahid Afridi’s persona and his unparalleled cricket career, the mayor of Port Arthur, a city in US state Texas, has declared February 5 as “Shahid Afridi Day.”
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Group hopes billboard helps educate others about Islam

February 3rd, 2014

 
By Mark Hicks, The Detroit News, February 2, 2014
 
Perched along Interstate 96 near Milford Road for the past month, a large red billboard asks travelers in the thousands of vehicles that pass it daily: “What is Islam? Who are the Muslims?”
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