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05 24 16
 

Hundreds attend ICNA education fair in Mississauga

Mississauga News, By Nouman Khalil
 
Hundreds of high school students, parents and teachers attended the education fair in Mississauga that was intended to guide youth about what next beyond high school.
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05 22 16
 

’ریپبلیکن، ڈیموکریٹک پارٹیاں مسلمان مخالف جذبات کی مذمت کریں‘

’’بحیثیتِ امریکی، صدارتی انتخابی مہم کے دوران مسلمان مخالف تاثر اور الفاظ کے استعمال پر ہمیں سخت تشویش ہے۔ ایسے رویے ملک کی مسلمان برادری اور دیگر اقلیتوں کے لیے تکلیف کا باعث ہیں‘‘
واشنگٹن —
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05 12 16
 

ICNA-MAS Convention 2016 App: Ready for Download

 
-—FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—-
 
JAMAICA, New York (May 15, 2016) – The ICNA-MAS Convention mobile application for 2016 was released today. 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 10 16
 

Execution of Maulana Nizami Strongly Condemned by ICNA

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-—FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—-
 
NEW YORK, NY (May 10, 2016) – In a press statement today, The Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA) strongly condemns the execution today of Maulana Motiur Rahman Nizami, the Ameer (Chief) of Bangladesh’s Jamaat-e-Islami party by the current regime and declares it another shameful act of judicial killing which is part of the ongoing brutal persecution of political opponents by Shaikh Hasina’s government.
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05 9 16
 

Importance of Parents: An Islamic Perspective

By Sh. Abdool Rahman Khan
 
The family is that solid block which forms the foundation of a functional society. It comprises of individuals with their distinctive relationships, such as, husband-wife relationship, extended family, in-laws but at the top of this list is the parent-child relationship. All of these relationships are maintained by strong bonds of love, affection, respect and sacrifice.
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05 5 16
 

ICNA Activist Advocates for Felons’ Vote in Virginia

Mount Vernon Voice- A local advocate for restoring voting rights to former felons, Mohamed B. Rahman, was invited to Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s announcement of his executive order restoring the civil rights of 206,000 former felons in Virginia on April 22. He may even have planted the idea.
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05 3 16
 

National Muslim Soup Kitchen Day feeds needy

Capital Region Muslims offer food to needy at eight locations
 
By Paul Grondahl, April 28, 2016, Albany
 
Uzma Popal will coordinate hundreds of volunteers preparing and serving meals for nearly 1,000 homeless and needy people across the Capital Region on Saturday as part of an inaugural National Muslim Soup Kitchen Day.
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05 3 16
 

Over 300 Muslims Lobby Congress On Advocacy Day

By Hena Zuberi, TML, 03 May 2016
 
Tasneem Ahmed rode in from Virginia with a bus full of delegates from around the country to Capitol Hill. The grandmother who is a retired computer scientist came —along with 330 others —to ask her Congressmen and Senators to denounce anti-Muslim bigotry. It was her first experience with lobbying.
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05 1 16
 

Muslim mosque holds open house Saturday

By Gary Gibula, Naperville Sun
 
April 30, 2016 – In an effort to dispel preconceptions about the Muslim faith, several local mosques have been conducting open houses in recent weeks and inviting the public to find out more about their religion and culture.
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04 30 16
 

Event centered on discussion of Islam hosted in Marshfield

By Adam Hocking, Editor
 
MARSHFIELD — A near capacity crowd squeezed into the Hub City Ballroom at Marshfield’s Holiday Inn Conference Center on Saturday, April 23, pursuing common goals of education and understanding.
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04 21 16
 

2016: The Year of the Muslim American Vote

By: Kira Margoshes, April 21, 2016
 
WASHINGTON, D.C.-It has often been said that history is written by the winners, but what about those who shape history in the making? That is what the American Muslim communities nationwide are going to find out. With the Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA) and the Council of American-Islamic Relations (CAIR)  the goal to register a million American Muslim citizens for the upcoming presidential election is underway.
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04 20 16
 

Successful Advocacy Day on Capitol Hill

(WASHINGTON D.C., Monday, April 18th, 2016) — The US Council of Muslim Organizations (USCMO) hosted the Second Annual National Muslim Advocacy Day on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. Representing 28 States more than 330 activists convened on Capitol Hill to connect national, regional and state Muslim Organizations, community members and activists with their elected representatives.
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04 19 16
 

Cruz snubs Muslim advocacy groups

By Lauren Markoe, Religion News Service, 4/18/2016
 
WASHINGTON (RNS) Muslim groups say Sen. Ted Cruz and his Capitol Hill staff refused to see them during an annual lobbying day in which hundreds of Muslim constituents met with their senators and representatives.
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04 18 16
 

Amerikalı Müslümanlardan Kongre’de İslamofobi Mesaisi

(Turkish) 04-18-2016, Manşet
 
ABD’nin farklı yerlerinden gelen yüzlerce Müslüman sivil toplum kuruluşu temsilcisi, Kongrede milletvekilleriyle İslamofobi eksenindeki temel sorunlar üzerine lobi çalışması yaptı.
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04 13 16
 

ICNA Sisters celebrate diversity, achievements

Mississauga News, By Nouman Khalil, Apr 13, 2016
 
Celebrating diversity, achievements and contributions of Muslim women in Canadian society, ICNA Sisters, a division of ICNA (Islamic Circle of North America) Canada, marked International Women’s Day.
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04 13 16
 

Mainstreaming American Muslims

Abdur Rahman Chowdhury, Virginia, USA, 4/13/2016
 
In the mayhem that took place in Lahore, Ivory Coast, Brussels, Paris and San Bernardino, California in recent past, the assassins were disgruntled Muslim youths and the victims of assassinations were Christians. Reactions to these murders were marked by strong notes of disdain and vengeance. Ted Cruz, one of the Republican front-runners, called for intense surveillance on the Muslim neighbourhood allowing the security forces to apprehend the miscreants before they could do any harm.
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04 9 16
 

Did Jesus die on Cross?

Read the previous part first: “A critical review of Trinity, Sin, & Salvation in Christianity
 
The cornerstone of Christian belief is that Jesus came to die as the substitutionary death for the sins of mankind.
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04 2 16
 

Trinity, Sin, & Salvation in Christianity: A critical review

Read the previous part first: “Who is not Jesus?
 
Trinity
This is a major point of disagreement between Muslims and Christians.  The Qur’an emphatically refutes trinity.
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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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