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05 28 14
 

ICNA-MAS Convention 2014: A new venue, a new record.

 
By Zainab Arain
 
Baltimore, MD (May 27, 2014) – The energy in the air was palpable on Saturday morning, as people lined up to register before the event officially began. Thousands from across the country gathered at the Baltimore Convention Center over Memorial Day weekend to attend the 39th annual ICNA-MAS convention.
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05 27 14
 

Youth Conference at the Annual Convention

 
By: Zakia Ahmad
 
“Allah is the Light of the heavens and the earth.” This year’s Youth Conference centered around this verse of Surah Nur and explored various aspects of crises in faith. The theme, “Hearts of Glass: Shadows of Doubt” had immense relevance because many youth feel their faith fluctuate over time, sometimes falling so low as to hit rock bottom.
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05 14 14
 

2014 Convention App Released

 
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JAMAICA, New York (May 15, 2014) – ICNA IT Department announces the release of the ICNA-MAS Convention mobile application. 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 8 14
 

Muslim coalition condemns Boko Haram & kidnapping

 
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(WASHINGTON DC 05/07/2014) — The US Council of Muslim Organizations, a coalition of several leading national and local Muslim organizations, strongly denounces Boko Haram and its kidnapping of at least 200 girls in Nigeria. We call for the girls’ immediate release and safe return to their families.
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05 6 14
 

ICNA Condems Boko Haram Kidnapping

 
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(NEW YORK, NY, May 6, 2014) – The Islamic Circle of North America condemns the kidnapping of more than 200 schoolgirls in Nigeria by the terror militant group Boko Haram, whose leader, Abubakar Shekau, had threatened to sell them into slavery.
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04 30 14
 

ICNA-MAS Convention 2014 -Interview with ICNA Ameer

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By Staff Writer, May 1, 2014
 
After nine years in Hartford, the annual ICNA-MAS convention has moved across states to be held in Baltimore this Memorial Day weekend. In an interview today, Naeem Baig, the president of the Islamic Circle of North America, provided insight into this decision.
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04 29 14
 

Day of Remembrance for Chemical War Victims

 
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(NEW YORK, NY, April 29, 2014) – The Islamic Circle of North America pays tribute to the victims of chemical warfare on the International Day of Remembrance for all Victims of Chemical Warfare.
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04 21 14
 

ICNA Observes Earth Day 2014

 
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(NEW YORK, NY, April 22, 2014) – To honor the earth and demonstrate its commitment to protecting the environment, the Islamic Circle of North America joins in the global observation of Earth Day.
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04 18 14
 

ICNA Sacramento holds young Muslims Islamic Quiz

 
By Ras H. Siddiqui
 
Sacramento, 18 April 2014- The Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA) Sacramento Chapter held a “Young Muslims Islamic Quiz” event at the Mack Powell Event Center in California’s Capital City on Saturday, April 5th to the delight of over 400 people present. Out of these approximately 150 were children ranging from elementary to high school age.
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04 17 14
 

Successful Booth Organized at LA Times Festival of Books

 
(LOS ANGELES, CA, 4/17/14) This past weekend, the WhyIslam team, under the ICNA Los Angeles chapter organized a successful interactive da’wah mega-booth at the 19th annual Los Angeles Times Festival of Books held at the University of Southern California.
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04 16 14
 

ICNA NY Welcomes Abandoning of Covert Spying

 
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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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04 14 14
 

ICNA Denounces Attack on Jewish Community

 
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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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04 9 14
 

50 Years of Exemplary Work: Dr. Muhammad Lodhi

 
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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04 9 14
 

ICNA NE Convention in Hartford Draws Thousands

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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04 7 14
 

GainPeace Hosts Successful Banquet

 
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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03 29 14
 

ICNA’s Regional Convention in Hartford, CT

 
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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03 26 14
 

ICNA Condemns Mass Military Trials in Egypt

 
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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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03 14 14
 

New organization unites US Muslims in one coalition

 
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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03 12 14
 

New group aims to conduct census of American Muslims

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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03 12 14
 

New Council for US Muslim Organizations Announced

 
(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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