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09 17 15
 

بیس ہزار سے زائد مسلمانوں کا امریکی تفریحی پارک میں اجتماع

16.09.2015 VOA

امریکی مسلمان ہر سال مختلف ریاستوں میں منعقد ہوالے اس سالانہ فیملی ڈے میں بھرپور دلچسپی کے ساتھ شریک ہوتے ہیں، جس کا مقصد، بقول منتظمین، امریکہ میں خاندانی نظام کو استحکام بخشنا ہے
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09 6 15
 

Peace-loving U.S. Muslims remain misunderstood

by Saulat Pervez
 
We should never forget the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, but we must learn to differentiate between the extremist perpetrators and their billion-strong, peace-loving counterparts.
Sept. 11, 2001, changed everything.
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09 3 15
 

ইসলামের ‘সত্যিকার বাণী’ প্রচারে যুক্তরাষ্ট্রজুড়ে ১০০ বিলবোর্ড

০৪ সেপ্টেম্বর ২০১৫, ১৪:২৭ অপরাহ্ন
 
বস্টন: ইসলাম ও মহানবী হযরত মুহাম্মদ সা. এর ‘সত্যিকার বাণী’ প্রচারে যুক্তরাষ্ট্রজুড়ে ডজন ডজন বিলবোর্ড লাগানো হয়েছে।
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09 3 15
 

U.S. Muslim campaign to dispel myths about Prophet

By Ismat Sarah Mangla, September 03 2015
 
Among the many colorful billboards in New York City’s Times Square boldly advertising the latest movies, musicals or premium alcoholic drinks, one sign in particular stands out.
 
“Muhammad believed in peace, social justice, women’s rights,” the sign reads.
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09 3 15
 

US Muslims hope billboards reclaim Islam’s message

By Rasha Madkour, Sept. 3, 2015
 
BOSTON (AP) — Dozens of billboards with Muslim themes are sprouting nationwide, proclaiming what organizers say is the true message of Islam and its prophet, Muhammad: peace and justice, not extremism and violent jihad.
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08 28 15
 

ICNA Seminar Prepares Pilgrims for Hajj

OnIslam Staff, Thursday, 27 August 2015
 
CAIRO – Preparing pilgrims for the spiritual journey, the Education Department of the Islamic Circle of North America announces free online seminar on the Muslim hajj, offering help to would-be pilgrims to fulfill the life-time journey.
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07 19 15
 

Seattle billboards to counter negative views of Islam

By Nina Shapiro, Seattle Times staff reporter, July 18, 2015
 
A national campaign aimed at countering negative perceptions of Islam has put up four billboards in Seattle. Changing public perceptions may be a tough job, in the face of the Chattanooga shooting and fears about proselytizing.
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07 12 15
 

Billboards in Iowa are part of the ‘Why Islam?’ project

By Matt Kelley,Radio Iowa
 
Iowa is among 14 states that are the focus of a campaign called the “Why Islam?” project. So far, four billboards have been placed in Iowa cities which organizers say aim to decrease hatred and mistrust and promote a peaceful coexistence. Imam Jawad Ahmed is the supervisor of the effort’s toll-free hotline, based in New Jersey.
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07 8 15
 

Billboard on I-17 promotes Islam in Arizona

William Pitts, 12 News, July 7, 2015

Members of the Islamic community are hoping billboards placed along Interstate 17 will spread what they call the true nature of the Muslim faith. The billboards are near the Islamic Cultural Center of Phoenix and advertise a free Quran, as well as a phone number and website to call for questions.

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06 30 15
 

Sex, Drugs and the Redemptive Power of Islam

By Malika MacDonald Rushdan
 
Do you remember the hadith of the prostitute who obtained paradise just by providing water to a thirsty dog? Yet, more often than not, we look down upon those who may seem beneath us. As the National Director of ICNA Relief USA’s Women’s Shelter Network, I want to share with you the story of one such woman, a tale that is sadly far from unique.
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06 22 15
 

Group Uses Billboards To Battle Islam Misconceptions

June 22, 2015, By Shelby Lin Erdman
 
A nationwide billboard campaign by an Islamic group is seeking to counter the negative image of Islam following a deadly shooting rampage at a French magazine in January.
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06 21 15
 

Muslims mark Ramadan, donate personal care products

Muslims to Donate $3000 Worth Personal Care Products to DuPage PADS, to Mark Ramadan
By Community Contributor Taskeen Khan,
 
CHICAGO, June 16, 2015 – ICNA Relief Chicago, the Glendale Heights, IL, based local chapter of a National Muslim organization dedicated to helping the most vulnerable, will donate personal hygiene products to homeless women, on June 23 2015, to honor the Islamic month of Ramadan.
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06 19 15
 

Fighting Islamophobia by showing Islam’s real message

By Zohaib
 
To mend the tarnished image of Islam in the U.S., an Islamic NGO has devised a billboard-based campaign. People of Sacramento, California recently found a series of unusual billboards in several areas of their city. Addressing the troubled, the text on the board asked: “Looking for the answers in life?” before providing the answer itself.
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06 19 15
 

New billboard campaign seeks to rebrand Islam in America

 
Radio KPCC: AirTalk hosted by Larry Mantle. June 18 2015
A series of billboards in California are part of a campaign by the religious group, Islamic Circle of North America, to change Islam’s image in America, amid an increase in anti-Islamic sentiment in the country.
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06 18 15
 

Campaign to heal Islam’s tarnished image in US

By: ANI | June 18, 2015
 
An Islamic billboard campaign in the United States is seeking to bolster the religion’s image in the country, tarnished by militant attacks, by urging the people to ‘Discover Muhammad’ and showcasing it as a religion of love and tolerance aimed at Muslims and non-Muslims alike.
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06 18 15
 

Campaign aims to ‘educate’ Americans about Islam

Campaign by the mainstream Islamic Circle of North America could spark a backlash amid a spike in anti-Islamic sentiment marked by protests, advertising campaigns and sometimes vandalism.
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06 17 15
 

Islamic group erects billboards promoting the faith

By Phyllis Stark. Jun 17, 2015
 
Billboards that have begun popping up in several U.S. cities aim to “showcase Islam as a religion of love and tolerance, aimed at Muslims and non-Muslims alike,” according to Reuters.
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06 17 15
 

Why one group is posting pro-Islam billboards

The Islamic Circle of North America plans to sponsor one hundred pro-Islam billboards across the country, in an attempt to counteract anti-Muslim sentiment.
By Husna Haq, Correspondent June 17, 2015
 
Amidst the road signs, fast food advertisements, and construction warnings, motorists on US roadways will spy something different in their travels this summer: stark, black pro-Muhammad billboards with messages like, “Looking for the answers in life? Discover Muhammad.”
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06 17 15
 

Muslims mark Ramadan with Donations to Homeless

By Jessica Cilella
 
To mark the Islamic month of Ramadan, a Glendale Heights-based service group is giving back to the community with the donation of $3,000 worth of personal care products to DuPage PADS.
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06 17 15
 

Islamic Billboard Campaign Kicks Off Across The U.S.

Billboards are springing up across the U.S. with messages offering a view of the Prophet Mohammad and the Muslim faith as a non-violent religion that preaches love and tolerance, while others carry proselytizing messages inviting non-Muslims to explore the Muslim faith as the answer to life’s questions.
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