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05 30 16

Turkish ambassador to U.S. briefed on Anadolu project

At US Muslim convention, Ambassador Kilic praises Anadolu’s new package, saying it will fill a huge gap in mainstream media
By Esra Kaymak Avci, WASHINGTON
Turkish Ambassador to the U.S. Serdar Kilic visited Anadolu Agency’s stand at the largest annual gathering of U.S. Muslims Sunday, where he was briefed about the agency’s new World Report News Package.
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05 27 16

Amid growing tension, convention to dispel myths

By Jonathan Pitts, The Baltimore Sun
Amid a presidential campaign season that has seen increased anti-Muslim rhetoric, and in the wake of ISIS-inspired attacks in California and abroad, a national Muslim-American organization is bringing its annual convention to Baltimore this weekend.
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05 26 16

Anadolu Agency’s global news package set for US launch

Anadolu World Report News Package will deliver news dedicated to Islamic world
WASHINGTON – Anadolu Agency is set to launch a new package focused solely on the Islamic world.
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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 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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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 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

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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03 29 16

Republicans’ Islamophobia is pushing Muslims to vote

by editors,
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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03 28 16

Muslim-Americans Mobilize Against the GOP

After months of condemning rhetoric they view as hostile, American Muslims are now taking action
by Ashley Pratte
Muslim-American groups and organizations across the United States are mobilizing in an effort to take down GOP front-runners Donald Trump and Sen. Ted Cruz through voter registration drives.
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03 27 16

Islamophobia in the Wake of Terror Attacks

By Paul Elliott Mar 27, 2016
The nonprofit organization recently released a survey suggesting the majority of Muslim voters identify as Democrats and over half plan on supporting Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton in the election.
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03 26 16

Feeling G.O.P. Peril, Muslims Try to Get Out Vote

WASHINGTON — American Muslims are watching in growing horror as Donald J. Trump and Senator Ted Cruz battle for the Republican presidential nomination, outdoing each other with provocative proposals that have included Muslim registries, immigration bans and fleets of police patrolling their neighborhoods.
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03 26 16

Muslim groups mobilize voters against Trump

by Michelle Hackman on March 25, 2016
Watching with growing horror as the GOP presidential front runners, Donald Trump and Ted Cruz, outdo one another with increasingly anti-Muslim policy proposals, Muslim-American groups are organizing in the most proactive way they know how: by boosting the Muslim vote.
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03 25 16

The anti-Muslim G.O.P. vibe is getting Muslims out to vote

by Jonathan Chew, March 25, 2016
That could be one million new voters.
Republican presidential front-runners Donald Trump and Ted Cruz have taken hardline stances on a range of issues concerning Muslims, and it could come back to bite them if either becomes the nominee.
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03 6 16

Celebrated scholar Dr. Hassan Turabi passes away

By Dr. Sulayman Nyang
Dr. Hassan Turabi, the celebrated scholar and political leader from Sudan, is now gone.
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02 9 16

New Catholic-Muslim dialogue formed

By Catholic News Service
WASHINGTON (CNS) — The U.S. bishops’ Committee on Ecumenical and Interreligious Affairs announced Feb. 8 that it is launching a new National Catholic-Muslim Dialogue, and Chicago Archbishop Blase J. Cupich has been named its first Catholic co-chairman.
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02 7 16

Protesters use Super Bowl 50 to gain national attention

By Matthias Gafni, San Jose Mercury News
SANTA CLARA — As Peyton Manning and Cam Newton practiced inside Levi’s Field in the hours before Super Bowl 50, a block away, Ben Phelps stood on a thin strip of grass in front of the Santa Clara Convention Center and preached how gays would go to hell.
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