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Ramadan Clash with 9/11 Anniversary Raises Fears

Ramadan Clash with 9/11 Anniversary Raises Fears

  Celebrations to mark end of Muslim fasting could be deliberately misinterpreted to spark hostility, religious groups warn   By Riazat Butt and Chris McGreal, Guardian   August 17, 2010 – Islamic groups in the US fear an overlap between the end...

ICNA Commends President Obama's Iftar Speech

  —FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—   JAMAICA, New York (August 15, 2010) – In a press release issued today the Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA) commended President Barack Obama for his Ramadan dinner speech at the White House on Friday in...
US Muslims prep for Islamic holiday around 9/11

US Muslims prep for Islamic holiday around 9/11

By RACHEL ZOLL (AP)   NEW YORK — The lunar calendar that Muslims follow for religious holidays is creating a potential for misunderstandings or worse in a year when American Muslims are already confronting a spike in assaults on their faith and protests against...