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Archive for January, 2006

01 24 06

ICNA Calls for the Immediate Release of Jill Carroll

JAMAICA, New York (January 24, 2006) – The Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA), a grassroots organization of American Muslims, has strongly condemned the wrongful abduction of American journalist Ms. Jill Carroll of Christian Science Monitor and has called for her immediate release. ICNA Houston president Hanif Harris joined Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX) and Houston’s Muslim leadership in a press conference to fervently denounce this act of kidnapping of a journalist.
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01 12 06

New York Muslim Leader Backs Iranian In Saying Holocaust Is ‘Exaggerated’

By RUSSELL BERMAN, Staff Reporter of the Sun | January 13, 2006
The leader of a large Shiite mosque in Queens has joined the new Iranian president in disputing the Holocaust, saying the Nazi massacre of an estimated 6 million Jews during World War II “has been exaggerated.”
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01 10 06

Muslim Holiday Leads to Increased Meat Donations

January 11, 2006, Associated Press/FOX News
ALBANY, N.Y – In the prepackaged, boxed and canned world of American food banks, fresh meat is a luxury. But what to do when two and a half tons come at once?
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01 1 06

Eid-ul-Adha Announcement

JAMAICA, New York (January 1, 2006) – ┬áThe crescent was not sighted anywhere in the mainland United States on December 31, 2005. The first day of Dhul-Hijjah1426 will be on Monday, January 2, 2006.
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