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04 29 17

For Muslim women, a home to call their own

By Lisa Wangsness, GLOBE STAFF
The shingled Victorian house on Intervale Street has a purple door, a symbol of hope. The Basmala — a phrase recited when reading the Koran, “In the name of God, the most gracious, the most merciful” — decorates a wall in the foyer. In the children’s playroom, “My First Prophet Muhammad Storybook” shares space with “Guess Who, Elmo!”
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04 26 17

First Muslim-operated homeless shelter for women opens in Dorchester

The Amal Women’s Center says it is open to all women who need it.
By Kristin Toussaint, Metro
On a Dorchester street lined with triple-deckers, one green house with a vibrant purple door stands out.
The door opens to the Amal Women’s Center, a transitional home for women and children operated by the Muslim social services organization, ICNA Relief.
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04 20 17

With a Subway Ride to the Trump Carousel, Syrian Refugees Tour New York

by Matt Katz
One of the myriad tour groups winding its way through Manhattan this week is not made up of your typical camera-toting, wide-eyed tourists from the Midwest. Instead, these moms, dads and babies (including a 20-day-old boy) are Syrian refugees who fled civil war and resettled in recent months in Elizabeth, NJ.
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04 16 17

Thousands of Muslims gather in Baltimore convention

By Catherine Rentz, The Baltimore Sun
An estimated 20,000 Muslims from across the country are in downtown Baltimore over the Easter holiday weekend for the Islamic Circle of North America’s annual Conference for Peace.
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04 16 17

Thousands gather for ICNA conference for peace

Baltimore City, Maryland (IINA) – The 42nd Annual Convention for Peace by the Islamic Circle of North America’s (ICNA), one of the largest and most diverse Islamic conventions in North America, kicked off in Baltimore on Saturday, to discuss the problems facing US Muslims and refugees in today’s America.
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04 15 17

​Conference for Peace works to give back to Baltimore

by Lisa Robinson, News Anchor, I-Team Reporter
After the Freddie Gray uprising in 2015, organizers of the Conference for Peace wanted to do something for the community, so they agreed to keep the conference in Baltimore for a few more years and conduct community outreach.
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04 14 17

Dr. Fai highlights student led mass movt. at ICNA conf.

Baltimore, Maryland: Dr. Ghulam Nabi Fai, Secretary General of ‘World Kashmir Awareness Forum’ voiced his continuing belief that the conflict over Kashmir cannot be resolved through military means. Kashmir is a political issue and has to be resolved through political means by involving all parties to the conflict – the Governments of India & Pakistan and the legitimate leadership of the Kashmiri resistance. He was speaking on the subject of Kashmir at the 42nd Annual Convention of ‘Islamic Circle of North America’ (ICNA) at Baltimore Convention Center. More than 20,000 people participated in this year’s convention. Other panelists included: Mr. Adem Carroll, Dr. M. A. Dhar, Dr. Nakibur Rahman and Br. Tariq Rehman.
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04 14 17

Konferensi Tahunan, Komunitas Muslim Amerika Lakukan Kegiatan Sosial

Rep: Marniati/ Red: Esthi Maharani
REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, BALTIMORE— Islamic Circle of North America’s (ICNA) mengadakan konferensi tahunan di pusat Kota Baltimore, Maryland, Amerika Serikat. Diperkirakan 20 ribu Muslim dari seluruh negeri akan menghadiri konferensi ini. Selain mengadakan dialog, dalam konferensi ini, ICNA juga mengadakan kegiatan sosial bagi masyarakat sekitar.
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04 10 17

ICNA: Egyptian church attacks are reprehensible

NEW YORK, NY (April 9, 2017) – The Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA), condemns the bombings in Egypt of two Coptic Christian Churches that killed at least 44 people as reprehensible. The attacks came during the services of the Coptic holiday of Palm Sunday.
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04 7 17

ICNA-MAS Convention 2017 App: Ready for Download

JAMAICA, New York (April 7, 2017) – The ICNA-MAS Convention mobile application for this year 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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04 5 17

ICNA Condemns Barbaric Chemical Attack in Syria

NEW YORK, NY (April 5, 2017) – The Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA), condemns yesterday’s barbaric suspected chemical attack in northern Idlib province of Syria that killed nearly 100 people including children, women and the elderly.
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