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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 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

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(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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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 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 18 15
 

ICNA alarmed at the current wave of violence in Palestine

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NEW YORK, NY (October 19, 2015) – The Islamic Circle of North America expresses alarm at the current rise of violence and the brutality of Israeli forces in Palestine. We condemn the killing of innocent people on both sides and especially the excessive use of force and killing of Palestinian children by the Israeli military and police.
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10 16 15
 

Interfaith groups: Protect freedom to worship

We, the undersigned, come together in solidarity with Palestinians, especially those who have been prohibited from worshiping in peace and security at the Al Aqsa mosque sanctuary due to the escalation of Israeli settler violence, which is supported by the Israeli police and military.
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10 10 15
 

ICNA Condemns Terror Attacks in Turkey

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NEW YORK, NY (October 10, 2015) – The Islamic Circle of North America condemns the terrorist attacks in Ankara today that killed 86 people and wounded 186.
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10 8 15
 

ICNA condemns hate rallies; Asks Muslims to reach out

 
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NEW YORK, NY (October 7, 2015) – The Islamic Circle of North America condemns the anti-Muslim rallies planned by hate groups and individuals in select cities across the nation planned on October 9-10.
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09 27 15
 

ICNA Mourns the Passing of Dr. Jamal al-Barzinji

 
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NEW YORK, NY (September 27, 2015) – The Islamic Circle of North America expresses its deep sorrow at the passing away of Dr. Jamal Barzinji, a pioneer in establishing Muslim American institutions. May Allah Shower him with His mercy, Reward him for his dedicated service, and Grant him the highest rank in paradise.
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07 18 15
 

Leaders Respond to Chattanooga, TN Shooting

National and Tennessee Community and Religious Leaders Respond to Shooting in Chattanooga, TN
 
Released: July 17th, 2015
 
A month ago today, a young gunman murdered nine members of Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, S.C. It was the first day of Ramadan. This morning a young man murdered four marines, and wounded three others.
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07 17 15
 

ICNA Condemns Killing of Marines in Tennessee

 
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NEW YORK, NY (July 16, 2015) – The Islamic Circle of North American condemns Thursday’s deadly attack by a gunman on a military recruitment center and a reserve facility in Chattanooga, Tennessee that left four marines dead.
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06 30 15
 

Same-Sex Marriage: A Quranic Perspective

In Islam, marriage is the union between man and woman. It is the first human institution established by God, who created Adam and immediately made from him, his spouse, Eve. From this union children were born, and nations, tribes and civilizations emerged.
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06 18 15
 

ICNA Condemns Racially Motivated Terror Attack

 
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NEW YORK, NY (June 18, 2015) – The Islamic Circle of North America outright condemns the racially motivated terror attack on Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, S.C., in which suspected gunmen, Dylan Roof, killed six women and three men during a Bible Study.
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06 4 15
 

ICNA Offers Condolences on Shaikh Hanooti’s Death

 
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(New York, NY, June 4, 2015) – The Islamic Circle of North America today expresses its deep sadness over the passing away of Shaikh Muhammad al-Hanooti in Falls Church, Va last night. “Surely we belong to Allah and to Him shall we return” Quran (2:156).
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06 4 15
 

ILF Announces Free Live Ramadan Webinars

 
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CHICAGO, IL (June 4, 2015) – Islamic Circle of North America’s educational institution, the Islamic Learning Foundation (ILF), is excited to announce free live webinars every week during the Islamic holy month of Ramadan.
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05 14 15
 

ICNA-MAS Convention App 2015 is Ready for Download

 
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JAMAICA, New York (May 15, 2015) – The ICNA-MAS Convention mobile application for 2015 was released today. 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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