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Crowds gather around world to protest Jerusalem decision

From the day the U.S. recognized Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, after which OIC members declared east Jerusalem as capital of Palestine, the chain of protests on the side of Palestinians have been getting larger not only in the region, but around the world.
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12 16 17

Thousands Respond to Jerusalem Rally in D.C.

(WASHINGTON, D.C, 12/16/17) – American Muslims, Jews, Christians and others assembled near the White House to protest President Trump’s recent recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.
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12 11 17

Trump basks in warmth of his Jerusalem recognition

Edna Duncan | December 11, 2017
While Muslims performed the prayer in front of the White House, Rabbi Weiss and his companions held banners that read: “Torah true Jews in Jerusalem and Worldwide condemn the aggression in Al-Aqsa and the occupation of Palestine” and “Judaism rejects Zionism and the state of Israel”.
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12 10 17

Protests against Trump’s Jerusalem Decision Continue

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – People across the world continued their protest against US President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem (al-Quds) as Israel’s capital.
Hundreds of pro-Palestinian activists on Saturday staged a protest in Paris against Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s planned visit to France on Sunday.
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12 9 17

Hundreds in D.C. protest Trump’s Jerusalem decision

‘Fault largely lays on Muslim and Arab leaders on Jerusalem decision,’ Omer Suleiman told Anadolu Agency
By Safvan Allahverdi, 09.12.2017
Hundreds gathered in front of the White House on Friday to protest President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and to perform the Islamic Friday congregational prayer.
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11 27 17

Interfaith Progress at ICNA Convention in Houston

By Carissa D. Lamkahouan, US
HOUSTON, Texas – While listening to speakers at the recent Islamic Circle of North America’s South Central 2017 convention “Slaves of Allah, Servants of Humanity,” Suzanne Itani, a Muslim convert, pointed out three non-Muslim guests she invited to the conference, which was held in Houston Nov. 24-26.
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11 26 17

Houston Muslims Meet Neighbors, Break Barriers

HOUSTON – Houston Muslim community has invited their neighbors to meet them, ask questions and clear misconception about their faith.
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11 26 17

‘Meet your Muslim neighbor’ event breaks down barriers

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — The Houston Muslim community invited their neighbors to a special event aimed at building bridges between cultures and ending stereotypes about Muslims.
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11 24 17

Islamic Circle, Solages host coat drive

By Melissa Koenig
The Islamic Circle of North America Relief and Muslim Youth of Long Island teamed up with Nassau County Legislator Carrié Solages to host a coat drive on Nov. 18 at the Five Towns Community Center.
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11 23 17

ICNA Houston hoping to dispel Islamophobia

By: Isiah Carey, NOV 22 2017
HOUSTON (FOX 26) – Last week, there was a “Meet a Black Person” event in Georgia. The event was aimed at bridging the racial divide and getting white people and other groups out of their comfort zones, and it went off without a hitch.
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11 8 17

The Horrors Rohingya Refugees Face In Camps

By Mohamed Omar, ALBERTA 11/08/2017
At first, Fozia Alvi did not notice the little girl in the corner.
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11 4 17

OKC mosque dedicates fellowship hall

The Masjid Mu’min recently hosted a dedication ceremony for the fellowship hall in its new addition in northeast Oklahoma City.
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10 30 17

Over 200 Orphan students get financial assistance

Charminar/Hyderabad, October 30: Over 200 orphan students are handed cheques of Rs 6,300 as part of financial assistance by the Foundation for Economic and Equational Development, the Hyderabad Zakat, Charitable Trust.
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10 27 17

Religious Groups Providing Direct Aid To Puerto Ricans

One Of The Few Shining Lights
CBS Miami
SAN JUAN (CBSMiami) – In the nearly six weeks since Hurricane Maria, one of the few shining lights of the Puerto Rico relief effort has been religious groups providing direct aid to citizens of the island.
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10 23 17

Muslim Group Setting Up Clinic In Yabucoa

By Hank Tester, CBS Miami
YABUCOA, Puerto Rico (CBSMiami) – More than a month after Maria hit, serious problems persist in Puerto Rico, but so do efforts to lend a hand.
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10 20 17

ICNA Relief Canada hosts free Education Fair for high school students

Oct 20, 2017 by Robin Inscoe
An estimated 200 high school students and their parents attended the education fair at the Mississauga Valley Community Centre last week designed to help local youth navigate through the post-secondary school admissions process.
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10 19 17

Quebec Bill 62 Is a Direct Attack on Religious Freedoms of Muslim Women

Joint Statement by National Canadian Muslim Organizations
MONTREAL and TORONTO, Oct. 19, 2017 /CNW/ – The Canadian Council of Imams (CCI), the Canadian Council of Muslim Women (CCMW), the Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA), The Islamic Society of North America (ISNA) Canada, and the Muslim Association of Canada (MAC) are extremely concerned about the repercussions of the decision by the National Assembly of Québec.
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10 10 17

Catholics & Muslims come together for dialogue & dinner

By Thomas Erik Bascome
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — Members of the Catholic and Muslim faiths came together today for an annual dialogue and dinner aimed at promoting harmony between the two religious groups.
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10 3 17

US-based charity announces establishment of rehab center

HHRD also decides to set up hospital for treatment of neurological diseases
A US-based Islamic charity organization, Helping Hand for Relief and Development (HHRD), has announced the establishment of a comprehensive rehabilitation center and neurological diseases hospital in Karachi.
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09 22 17

Muslims At The Forefront Of Relief Work

by Aisha Asif, Media Director at ICNA Relief
When Hurricane Katrina struck in 2005 breaking away the levees and unleashing destruction at a level not seen before, it was then that ICNA Relief stood up for the first time to respond to a disaster. The organization mobilized Islamic centers, mosques, and the Muslim American community to come together to house, feed and help rehabilitate hurricane survivors.
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