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12 9 15
 

U.S. Muslims mourn fellow Americans, explain faith

By Thomas Curwen and Frank Shyong, LA Times
 
Shortly after the news came out that the assailants in the San Bernardino shooting had ties to the local Muslim community, the national leadership of the Islamic Circle of North America gathered on a conference call.
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12 8 15
 

Religious discrimination: ICNA Relief supports NYDIS

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NEW YORK, NY (December 8, 2015) – ICNA Relief USA, a Muslim faith-based charity supports New York Disaster Interfaith Services (NYDIS) call to protest discrimination against any religious group. ICNA Relief is an active member of NYDIS and is engaged in various social-service projects throughout the United States.
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12 7 15
 

Muslims in California: Group fears backlash after attack

By Louis Babcock, December 4, 2015
 
Muslims in California are fearing scorn and backlash from the community in and around San Bernardino, California. San Bernardino was the location of a potential terrorist attack perpetrated by Syed Rizwan Farook and his wife, Tashfeen Malik. When news broke that the fatal attack that killed 14 and injured over 20 were Muslim, leaders from the Islamic Circle of North America met on a conference call to determine the type and tone of the statement they felt they needed to release. Director of the ICNA, Waqas Syed, commented about how they felt after the tragedy.
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12 6 15
 

NY Post tries & fails to link ICNA to San Bernardino

by Ben Yakas, Dec 6, 2015
 
While the Daily News have labeled the NRA head a “terrorist” on their front cover and the NY Times have put a “gun epidemic” editorial on Page One, the NY Post have been steadfast in their mission to label all Muslims murderers. Yesterday they continued their shtick, desperately trying to connect the San Bernardino killers with a Queens mosque… because of a sticker.
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12 5 15
 

ICNA repulsed at attempts to link it to violence

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NEW YORK, NY (December 5, 2015) – The Islamic Circle of North America is repulsed at attempts by some in the media to link the suspects of the recent attacks in San Bernardino to the organization’s women’s division. Certain media sources reported that a certificate of appreciation from ICNA Sister’s Wing addressed to the mother of one of the suspects was found in the home during a search on Friday.
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12 4 15
 

Muslim organization slams mass shooting in California

By Sarfraz Ali, December 3, 2015
 
NEW YORK (APP) – The Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA), a New York-based Muslim body, said it was “appalled” at Wednesday’s mass shooting that killed at least 14 and injured 17 others in San Bernardino, California, after a local Muslim couple was identified as a suspect.
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12 2 15
 

ICNA appalled by the shootings in San Bernardino

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NEW YORK, NY (December 2, 2015) – The Islamic Circle of North America is appalled at today’s mass shooting at the Inland Regional Center in San Bernardino. Our condolences and thoughts are with the families of the victims of this senseless shooting and we pray for the speedy recovery for those that are wounded.
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12 2 15
 

US Muslim groups condemn San Bernardino killings

(Washington, D.C., 12/2/2015) – The US Council of Muslim Organizations (USCMO), a coalition of leading national and local Muslim organizations, offers its sincere condolences to the families and loved ones of the victims in the San Bernardino shooting and pray for quick recovery of those who were injured.
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12 1 15
 

Orlando billboard campaign invites questions about Islam

By Bethany Rodgers, Orlando Sentinel
 
Local Muslim-Americans have turned to towering billboards to try to dispel what they see as widespread misconceptions about their faith and culture.
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11 30 15
 

ICNA hosted a charitable Saturday in Atlantic City

Bill Haley, 30 Nov 2015
 
Islamic Circle of North America had a charitable Saturday in Atlantic City; it served to demonstrate that not all Muslims support acts of terror.
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11 30 15
 

Revert Muslim Jeopardy- A novel outreach program

LOS ANGELES, Nov 28, 2015- Recently a small request turned into a novel idea for outreach. A member of a Los Angeles Mosque, expressed his concern about the lack of quality and engaging programs for new Muslims to a volunteer from ICNA’s outreach project WhyIslam.
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11 30 15
 

Muslim charities reach out to Atlantic City’s needy

MICHAEL MILLER, November 28, 2015
 
ATLANTIC CITY — Muslim charities on Saturday distributed groceries, winter gloves and linens to hundreds of needy residents in Atlantic City.
 
The items were bought or donated by Muslims from across New Jersey, said Atif Nazir, a board member with the Islamic Circle of North America.
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11 27 15
 

Muslim billboards popping around Orlando

By: Keith Landry
 
ORLANDO, Fla. (WOFL FOX 35) – Commuters crawling in traffic along Interstate 4 cannot help but see them — billboards with messages about Muhammad. The boards went up Thursday at four locations in Orange County.
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11 24 15
 

American Muslims alarmed at anti-Muslim response

By Abdus-Sattar Ghazali
 
The seven-million-strong American Muslim community was alarmed at the Islamophobic anti-Muslim response to Paris, France terrorist attacks which claimed 129 innocent lives and left around 300 people injured. American Muslims were deeply troubled that many American politicians have used the tragic terror attacks in Paris as a justification to promote xenophobia against Syrian refugees.
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11 24 15
 

ICNA mourns the loss of Dr. Ahmad Sakr

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NEW YORK, NY (November 24, 2015) – The Islamic Circle of North America mourns the loss of Dr. Ahmad Sakr, who passed away last night in Southern California. ICNA offers its deepest condolences to the family of Dr. Sakr. May Allah swt Grant him the highest level in Paradise and give patience to his grieving family.
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11 23 15
 

ICNA deplores Bangladeshi persecution & world silence

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NEW YORK, NY (November 23, 2015) – The Islamic Circle of North America strongly condemns the execution of two Bangladeshi opposition figures by the current regime and declares it another shameful act of judicial killing which is part of the ongoing persecution of political opponents.
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11 21 15
 

Muslims using billboards to set the facts straight

By Christina Jensen
 
ORLANDO — We’ve told you how the Paris attacks led to threats against Muslims nationwide. Here in Central Florida, Muslims are using billboards to sort out the facts from the fiction behind their beliefs.
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11 18 15
 

ICNA Concerned Over Islamophobic Rhetoric

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NEW YORK, NY (November 18, 2015) – The Islamic Circle of North America ​is concerned by the rise of Islamophobic rhetoric coming from state governors across the country. Our nation was founded by refugees fleeing repressive regimes, and therefore we must stand with all people of conscience in rejecting this bigotry and welcoming Syrian refugees who are fleeing terrorists.
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11 13 15
 

ICNA Horrified by the violent events in Paris

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NEW YORK, NY (November 13, 2015) – The Islamic Circle of North America ​is horrified by the series of events taking place in France. Our thoughts and prayers are with the families of the victims, the first responders, and all of the people of France.
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10 29 15
 

ICNA’s HHRD assesses Europe refugee situation

NEW YORK, NY (October 29, 2015) – An exploratory team of Helping Hand for Relief and Development USA (HHRD), the overseas relief branch of ICNA concluded a visit to Southern Europe last week to assess the ongoing refugee crisis.
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