Islam does not preach violence
By Saulat Pervez, mycentraljersey.com
I recently attended a library event highlighting Muslim heritage where a gentleman asked, “Would you say that the acts of ISIS represent true Islam and that the rest of the billion-plus Muslim population is in fact deviating from the actual teachings of Muhammad?”
American Muslims fear backlash over Paris massacre
By Abdus-Sattar Ghazali, OpEdNews, 1/10/2015
American Muslim organizations have strongly condemned the terrorist attack on the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo that killed 12 people but expressed fear of possible backlash and retribution against Muslims in America and Europe.
Why Muslims Are Talking About Islam & Blasphemy
By Jaweed Kaleem, Huffington Post, Jan. 07, 2015
The deadly shootings at the offices of French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo have reignited discussions among Muslims in the United States and elsewhere about violence purportedly done in the name of their faith, and about what their religion teaches about responding to mockery and criticism.
ICNA condemns Heinous Massacre in Paris
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(NEW YORK, NY, Jan. 7, 2015) – The Islamic Circle of North America strongly condemns the deadly attack in Paris committed in the name of Islam and in the name of defending Prophet Muhammad, peace be upon him. The attack on the offices of the French satirical magazine, Charlie Hebdo, in Paris, which killed 12 people, is not only a cowardly and ghastly act, it also goes against everything taught by the person in whose name the heinous crime was done.
Dr. Maher Hathout – An Obituary
By Professor Sulayman S. Nyang, Howard University, Washington D.C.
Dr. Maher Hathout has left us for his rendezvous with the Almighty Allah. Like all of us on the pathways to death, which we all inherited from Adam and his wife, Eve, the good doctor is gone. But in acknowledging his parting of ways with family, friends, colleagues and strangers in the masjid and beyond, it is imperative for us to look at the man and his works in America.
Chicago: Top News
Newsroom: Top News
Organised after the Sept 11 attacks, Muslims unite in Chicago with Turkish Americans attending for the first time.
World Bulletin / News Desk, 1 Jan 2015
First set up after the September 11 attacks, Muslims in America have come together for the 13th MAS-ICNA meeting in Chicago held at the McCormick Place convention centre.
OnIslam Staff, 30 December 2014
CHICAGO – Hosting widely sought-after international speakers over the past weekend, the 13th MAS-ICNA Convention concluded another successful season which united thousands of American Muslims under one roof.
By Anwar Iqbal, Dawn.com, December 23th, 2014
WASHINGTON: Muslim organisations in the United States have rejected efforts by the Taliban and other extremist groups to hide behind Islam to justify their violent agenda.
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