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12 20 14
 

ICNA Launches Billboard Campaign In Dallas

 
By Emily Trube
 
DALLAS (KRLD) – A billboard has gone up by the Dallas Zoo that reads “One Family – One Message.” It’s part of a campaign, in both English and Spanish, launched by the Islamic Circle of North America.
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12 16 14
 

ICNA Condemns Barbaric Attack on Peshawar School

 
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(NEW YORK, NY, Dec. 16, 2014) – The Islamic Circle of North America severely condemns the senseless and brutal attack on a school in Peshawar, Pakistan which killed 141 individuals, 132 of them children, and injured 124 others.
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12 11 14
 

ICNA Atlanta Launches New Billboard Campaign

 
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(ATLANTA, GA, Dec. 12, 2014) – The Atlanta chapter of the Islamic Circle of North America has launched a billboard campaign to encourage dialogue and mutual understanding.
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12 6 14
 

Central Jersey Muslim groups condemn Islamic extremism

 
Bob Makin, December 3, 2014
 
The Franklin chapter of WHY-ISLAM hosted a symposium on “Renouncing Religious Extremism” on Nov. 1 to promote the accurate teachings of Islam.
 
WHY-ISLAM, a project of Islamic Circle of North America, addresses a growing need for accurate information on Islam and Muslims, organizers said in a news release. Recent world events continue to paint a negative picture about religion, in general, and Islam, specifically, they said.
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12 5 14
 

Muslims to hold a united Capitol Hill Advocacy Day

 
(WASHINGTON, D.C., 12/5/2014) — The US Council of Muslim Organizations (USCMO), a coalition of leading national and local American Muslim organizations, today announced plans to host the first-of-its-kind National Muslim Advocacy Day on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. on April 13, 2015.
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11 27 14
 

Ferguson, Missouri: Anytown, USA

 
By Imam Khalid Griggs
 
“I am sick and tired of being sick and tired.” Fannie Lou Hamer, iconic Mississippi civil rights activist and organizer, uttered her now transcendent words on August 22, 1964, testifying before the Credentials Committee of the Democratic National Convention.
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11 27 14
 

Islam Condemns Extremism

 
By Shaykh Abdool Rahman Khan
 
Anyone who is familiar with Islamic teachings knows very well that Islam forbids the killing of innocents. Allah says, “And do not kill the soul which Allah has forbidden [to be killed] except by [legal] right. This has He instructed you that you may use reason.”[06: 151]
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11 26 14
 

Religious Service: Challenges, Opportunities & Cooperation

 
Speech of ICNA President Naeem Baig at the first Summit of Latin American Muslim Religious Leaders in Istanbul, Turkey on November 14, 2014.
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11 24 14
 

ICNA Observes Int’l Day to End Violence Against Women

 
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(NEW YORK, NY, Nov. 25, 2014) – Violence and discrimination against woman is a global pandemic, leaving no area or region untouched. More than 1/3 of women and girls around the world experience some form of physical and or sexual violence in their lifetime.
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11 24 14
 

Wanton Killing of Innocents in The Name of Islam

 
By Shaykh Abdool Rahman Khan
 
It may seem monotonous to explain and apologize every time murder of innocent people is done by those who use religion, in this case Islam, to carry out their crimes. These days, it happens almost on a daily basis; some more callous than others. The killing of Rabbis in a synagogue this week is blatantly wrong and cannot be justified.
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11 20 14
 

Latin Amerika Müslüman Dini Liderler Zirvesi

 
Latin Amerika Ülkeleri Müslüman Dini Liderler Zirvesi
 
12 Kasım 2014 Çarşamba, İSTANBUL (AA) – Amerika İslami İlişkiler Konseyi (CAIR) Başkanı Nihad Awad, “Kilometrelerce uzaklarda yaşayan Müslümanlar olarak, İslam dünyasının liderliğini yapan Türklere ve Türkiye’ye teşekkür ediyoruz. Bu liderlik, geleceğin inşasında önemlidir” dedi.
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11 20 14
 

The Return of SSSS

 
By Naeem Baig
 
Strong. Smart. Sharp. Savvy. If only that ‘s what it stood for.
 
A quadruple S on a flight boarding pass means something far less positive. It means travel harassment on a regular basis. It means feeling unwelcome. It means being someone whom the system considers suspect and untrustworthy. The SSSS is an acronym for Secondary Screening Security Selection.
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11 19 14
 

Latin Amerika Müslüman Liderler Zirvesi başladı

 
Latin Amerika Müslüman Dini Liderler Zirvesi İstanbul’da başladı
 
Latin Amerika Kıtasından ülkemize davet edilen ve 40 ülkeden 76 Müslüman dini liderin katılımıyla gerçekleştirilen I. Latin Amerika Müslüman Dini Liderler Zirvesi, İstanbul Conrad Otel’de düzenlenen açılış programıyla başladı.
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11 17 14
 

ICNA Condemns Murder of ​Abdul Rahman Kassig

 
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(NEW YORK, NY, Nov. 16, 2014) – The Islamic Circle of North America denounces the brutal beheading of humanitarian aid worker Abdul Rahman Kassig by the Syria-based ISIS.
 
Kassig, who embraced Islam in 2013, was an emergency medical technician and the founder of an NGO called Special Emergency Response and Assistance, through which he delivered food and medical supplies to refugee camps scattered along the Syrian border.
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11 8 14
 

ICNA Colorado Establishes Outreach and Relief Activities

By Heraa Hashmi
 
The newly established ICNA chapters in Boulder and Denver, Colorado have been busy establishing themselves the past year and recently held a series of events to serve their community and increase outreach.
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11 6 14
 

ICNA Denounces Violent Murder of Christian Couple

 
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(NEW YORK, NY, Nov. 6, 2014) – The Islamic Circle of North America is clear to state its absolute condemnation of the vicious religiously motivated murder of Shahzad and five-month pregnant Shama Masih by violent mobs in a town close to Lahore, Pakistan.
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11 4 14
 

ICNA Relief Distributes Meat at 40 Locations Nationwide

 
This year ICNA Relief saw a 66 percent increase in Udhiyah (sacrificial meat) donations that enabled them to provide for a greater number of people, including a large number of refugee families from Somalia, Burma, Syria, and Eritrea. They distributed thousands of pounds of meat in 40 locations throughout the country.
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10 27 14
 

MFD Caps Summer for 6,000 D.C. Area Muslims

by Muslim Link Staff Reporter
Sunday, 26 October 2014
 
The perfect end to the summer for over 6,000 Muslims in the DC Metro area was a sunny 79 degrees on September 20, 2014 at the 2014 Muslim Day at Six Flags America in Bowie, Maryland.

Driving up the Bugs Bunny parking lot, minivans were packed with families eager to whoosh down roller coasters in what has become an annual American Muslim tradition.
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10 25 14
 

Happy New Hijra, Islamic, Year 1436

 
By Abdus Sattar Ghazali
Al-Jazeerah, CCUN, October 27, 2014
 
October 25, 2014 marks the first of Moharram, the beginning of the new Hijra year 1436, according to the Islamic calendar announced by the Fiqh Council of North America and endorsed by the Islamic Society of North America, a leading American Muslim civil advocacy group.
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10 23 14
 

World Renowned Scholar Dies During State Persecution

 
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(NEW YORK, NY, Oct. 23, 2014) – The Islamic Circle of North America is saddened by the loss of Professor Ghulam Azam of Bangladesh, one of the foremost Muslim activists in the world, who died on Thursday while serving a politically motivated conviction for war crimes.
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