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02 28 17
 

Halal Food Court @ ICNA-MAS Convention

At this year’s annual ICNA-MAS Convention in Baltimore, MD, April 14-16 on Easter weekend, we will be having an outdoor halal food court with a diverse ethnic food selection. This will be in addition to food options available inside the convention center! Alhamdulillah.

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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.
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02 17 17
 

Open Mosque Day: Building Bridges with Neighbors

By Patty Wetli
 
IRVING PARK — Muslims’ presence in the U.S. dates back to the 1500s, and if that’s news to most people, Muslim-Americans are the first to admit they haven’t always been their own best advocates.
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02 16 17
 

Convention Preparations Swing into High Gear

BALTIMORE, MD (February 14, 2017) – The organizing committee of the ICNA-MAS 2017 Convention met yesterday at the venue of the convention – Baltimore Convention Center in Baltimore, MD. Here are updates from the team:
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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.
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02 3 17
 

Flint Muslim Food Pantry provides food & job training

By Ann Pierret, ABC 12
 
FLINT (WJRT) – “Initially everyone gets a bag with canned goods, cereal, milk, vegetables. So we have perishable and non-perishable items,” explained core volunteer Isra Daraiseh.
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01 30 17
 

ICNA CSJ Condemns Trump’s Muslim Ban

 
—FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—
 
NEW YORK, NY (January 29, 2017) – The Islamic Circle of North America’s Council for Social Justice (CSJ) strongly condemns the Muslim ban.
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01 29 17
 

ICNA Condemns Terror Attack at Quebec City Mosque

 
—FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—
 
NEW YORK, NY (January 28, 2017) – The Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA) condemns the terror attack at a mosque in Québec City today that reportedly killed five people and injured several.
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01 28 17
 

ICNA Welcomes Relief and Support for Legal Immigrants

 
—FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—
 
NEW YORK, NY (January 28, 2017) – The Islamic Circle of North America today welcomed the decision by Jude Ann Donnelly from the Eastern District of New York partially halting President Trump’s executive order banning Muslims from entering the United States.
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01 26 17
 

Trump’s Expected Refugee Ban: Draws Sharp Criticism

BY Ally Schweitzer, WAMU
 
Following up on proposals made during his election campaign, President Donald Trump is expected to sign an executive order that would temporarily ban new visas and most refugees from seven countries in the Middle East and Africa.
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01 26 17
 

Muslim, Latino leaders announce collaboration

In wake of Trump presidency, Orange County Muslim, Latino community leaders announce collaboration
By DEEPA BHARATH / Orange County Register
 
ANAHEIM – Minutes after Donald J. Trump delivered his first address as President of the United States outside the Capitol in Washington, D.C., a group of about 50 Muslim and Latino community organizers held a news conference outside Anaheim City Hall announcing a formal uniting of those groups to form The Muslim-Latino Collaborative.
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12 30 16
 

New campaign to promote “harmony and unity”

Muslim Association of Bolingbrook part of new campaign to promote “harmony and unity”
 
BOLINGBROOK – As part of a new campaign started by Gain Peace, a Muslim group based in Chicago, members of the Muslim Association of Bolingbrook (MAB) are attempting to build alliances to “stand up against discrimination, hate attacks, and racism against any American.”
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12 28 16
 

‘FETÖ is a radical group like Daesh, Boko Haram’, President’s daughter says

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s daughter, the Vice Chair of the Women and Democracy Association (KADEM) Sümeyye Erdoğan Bayraktar, said on Tuesday that “FETÖ is a radical group like Daesh and Boko Haram.” She spoke at a meeting held in Chicago on the sidelines of the 15th Annual MAS-ICNA Convention, the largest Islamic convention in North America, which she attended as the guest of honor.
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12 28 16
 

Erdogan’s daughter says Turkey inspires hope for all Muslim World

Sumeyye Erdogan Bayraktar, daughter of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and vice-chairperson of the Istanbul-based Women and Democracy Association (KADEM), said that Turkey serves as an inspiration for other Muslim nations and shows that democracy and Islam can work well with each other.
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12 27 16
 

Turkey to have large presence at annual Islamic convention in Chicago

The 15th Annual MAS-ICNA Convention which is one of the largest and most diverse Islamic conventions in North America, will start in Chicago on Monday to discuss the problems facing the Islamic world and Muslims in the U.S.
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12 27 16
 

Anadolu Agency opens coup exhibit at US convention

July 15 putsch attempt ‘turning point’ in contemporary Turkish history, says daughter of President Erdogan
 
CHICAGO – Anadolu Agency opened a photo exhibition here Monday at a U.S. Muslim convention that portrays the democratic struggle of the Turkish people against a bloody coup attempt this past summer.
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12 26 16
 

Financial cheer to orphans on Christmas

THE HANS INDIA | Dec 26,2016
 
It was a Christmas Day second coming that nearly 10,000 orphan students will remember in their lifetime.
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12 25 16
 

Muslim convention in Atlanta focusing on peace, building relationships

Tim Darnell , WXIA, 11 Alive by NBC
 
ATLANTA, Ga — Thousands of American Muslims met in Atlanta over Christmas weekend discussing peace and spiritual renewal.
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12 24 16
 

Campaign to Build Alliances, Promote Harmony and Unity

Muslim Group Launches Billboards Campaign to Build Alliances, Promote Harmony and Unity
 
(Chicago, IL, 12/23/2016) – On Dec 22, 2016, GainPeace, a Muslim group based in Chicago, launched a six weeks campaign designed to build alliances in the society and condemn all bigotry and racism. The campaign is in response to the increasing rhetoric by some of the individuals in National Leadership, the recent spike in hate crimes; this campaign raises awareness regarding the constitutional rights of all, especially Muslim Americans and minorities.
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12 4 16
 

More than 100 people are displaced after Cambridge fire

By Nicole Fleming, Globe Correspondent
 
CAMBRIDGE — A Bangladeshi family stood behind yellow tape Sunday afternoon, weeping in silence as they watched crews working on Berkshire Street around the fire-damaged building that they used to call their home. Their clothes, immigration documents, the gold that was their life savings — a 10-alarm fire had taken it all.
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