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07 24 19
 

Muslims to help fill refugees’ back-to-school needs

By David Pendered
 
At a time DeKalb County’s school system expects students to have a home computer, a Muslim organization is leading an effort to give away to refugee children a back-to-school need that’s far more basic – backpacks, paper and pencils.

 
 
 
01 3 19
 

Local doctor helping Rohingya Muslim refugees

BY CHRISTINA WALDNER, JAN 3, 2019
 
The horrors Airdrie-based family physician Dr. Fozia Alvi saw and heard of during her humanitarian missions to refugee camps in Bangladesh in 2017 and 2018, will forever be with her.

 
 
 
05 29 18
 

ICNA Ramadan Boxes Help Needy, Refugees

NEW ORLEANS – A leading Islamic relief group has launched a campaign this Ramadan to ensure that refugees and needy people have enough groceries to keep and break their fasts during the holy month.

 
 
 
11 8 17
 

The Horrors Rohingya Refugees Face In Camps

By Mohamed Omar, ALBERTA 11/08/2017
 
At first, Fozia Alvi did not notice the little girl in the corner.

 
 
 
09 20 17
 

Canadian Muslim NGO Distributes Aid to Rohingya Refugees In Bangladesh

Bangladesh, Sept. 19 – The Canada-based Islamic Circle of North America distributed food among hundreds of Muslim Rohingya arriving at the Balukhali refugee camp near Cox’s Bazar on Tuesday, September 19.

 
 
 
04 20 17
 

With a Subway Ride to the Trump Carousel, Syrian Refugees Tour New York

by Matt Katz
One of the myriad tour groups winding its way through Manhattan this week is not made up of your typical camera-toting, wide-eyed tourists from the Midwest. Instead, these moms, dads and babies (including a 20-day-old boy) are Syrian refugees who fled civil war and resettled in recent months in Elizabeth, NJ.

 
 
 
03 30 17
 

‘I’ll Take Any Job’: Syrian refugees struggling to find work

Even highly skilled immigrants can’t just pick up where they left off.
 
By Willa Frej and Rowaida Abdelaziz
 
ELIZABETH, N.J. ― Mohamad Aljahmani once owned an eponymous interior design business in Aleppo, Syria, until war broke out in 2011. He specialized in home design, mostly decorating living rooms and children’s bedrooms.

 
 
 
02 17 17
 

Immigrant center reaches out to refugees as fears spike

By William Lee, Chicago Tribune
 
A Muslim family services organization is opening a food pantry and case management office in the heart of the bustling Devon Avenue business corridor as immigrant families in the tight knit ethnic patchwork of West Rogers Park cope with anxiety over President Donald Trump’s recent immigration travel ban and a six-state sweep of unauthorized residents.

 
 
 
02 13 17
 

Mississauga event brings Syrian refugees together

30 newcomer families shared stories of their life in Canada
 
By Radhika Panjwani, Mississauga News
 
Dozens of Syrian refugees that arrived in Canada a year ago and moved to different communities across Ontario came together Saturday, Feb. 11 in Mississauga to break bread and share stories.

 
 
 
02 9 17
 

Walkathon in support of refugees on Family Day

by Nouman Khalil, Feb 09, 2016, Mississauga News
 
Walk a couple of blocks in support of refugees coming to Canada. ICNA Canada’s Peel Chapter is hosting the Family Day Walkathon on Monday (Feb. 15) from 9.30 a.m. to noon at the Living Arts Centre in Mississauga.

 
 
 
02 9 16
 

Walkathon in support of refugees on Family Day

by Nouman Khalil, Mississauga News, Feb 15, 2016
 
Walking in support of refugees coming to Canada: ICNA Canada’s Peel Chapter hosted the Family Day Walkathon today at the Living Arts Centre in Mississauga.

 
 
 
01 9 16
 

Syrian refugees treated to dinner & conversation

By Trevor Robb, Postmedia Network, January 09, 2016
 
Hundreds of Syrian refugees new to Edmonton were treated to dinner and conversation at a friendly meet and greet event at a southeast community centre Saturday.

 
 
 
01 9 16
 

Syrian refugees treated to dinner & conversation

By Trevor Robb, Postmedia Network, January 09, 2016
 
Hundreds of Syrian refugees new to Edmonton were treated to dinner and conversation at a friendly meet and greet event at a southeast community centre Saturday.

 
 
 
09 29 15
 

How well is U.S. prepared to welcome & support refugees?

By Malika MacDonald
 
Given the refugee crisis that is gripping Syria, Iraq, Pakistan, and Turkey and spilling into Europe after years of bloodshed in Syria, the pressure is on the Obama Administration to accept more refugees into the United States.

 
 
 
09 29 15
 

How well is U.S. prepared to welcome & support refugees?

By Malika MacDonald
 
Given the refugee crisis that is gripping Syria, Iraq, Pakistan, and Turkey and spilling into Europe after years of bloodshed in Syria, the pressure is on the Obama Administration to accept more refugees into the United States.

 
 
 
02 17 19
 

ICNA holds Family Day event

The ICNA is celebrating the upcoming arrival of a group of Rohingya refugee families
Feb 17, 2019 by: Dana Roberts
 
Kitchener, Canada – The Islamic Circle of North America’s (ICNA) local group is celebrating the long Family Day weekend.

 
 
 
10 28 18
 

ICNA condemns carnage at Pittsburgh Synagogue

—FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—
 
New Yor, N.Y. (Oct. 27, 2018) – The Islamic Circle of North America strongly condemns the terrible carnage today at the Tree of Life Synagogue in the Squirrel Hill neighborhood of Pittsburgh, PA.

 
 
 
07 18 18
 

Muslim charity kickstarts Back2school Giveaway

Queens, NY, July 18, 2018 – ICNA Relief, one of America’s largest Muslim charities, is launching its annual Back2School drive to raise and distribute thousands of free book bags and supplies, across a record 35 states and Puerto Rico, in more than 70 cities, over 30 days.

 
 
 
06 14 18
 

US Muslims give Millions to charity during Ramadan

By Deborah Block, Voice of America, June 13, 2018
 
WASHINGTON — Every year, Muslims donate millions of dollars to Islam-based charities, including those in the United States, during the holy month of Ramadan (this year, from May 15 to June 15).

 
 
 
06 8 18
 

Trump holds first iftar dinner of presidency

‘President Trump ultimately discovered that there is a Ramadan,’ American Muslim scholar tells Anadolu Agency
 
World Bulletin / News Desk
 
Donald Trump on Wednesday hosted his first iftar dinner as president to mark the holy month of Ramadan amid tense relations with the American Muslim community.