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Annual ICNA Convention Draws More than 3,000

Annual ICNA Convention Draws More than 3,000

Washington Report on Middle East Affairs November 30, 1997 | M, M. According to its organizers, the 22nd annual convention of the Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA) held in Pittsburgh, PA over the July 4 weekend was attended by between 3,000 and 4,000 people. A...
Farrakhan Conference Confuses "Mainstream" Muslim Communities

Farrakhan Conference Confuses "Mainstream" Muslim Communities

Washington Report on Middle East Affairs November 30, 1997 | Razvi, Raeshma The tumultuous wake of a four-day Nation of Islam conference entitled “Islam in the 21 st Century” indicates that American Islamic movements will not reach the next millennium free...
CBC challenges credibility of `Jihad in America' consultant

CBC challenges credibility of `Jihad in America' consultant

Arab American News February 7, 1997 WASHINGTON, DC According to the Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR), the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) has issued a document that challenges the credibility and credentials of Khalid Duran, a widely-quoted...
On Islamic Calendar, A Time Of Reflection

On Islamic Calendar, A Time Of Reflection

Relying On Lunar Calculations Or Their Own Eyes, Muslims Greet The Crescent Moon And The Beginning Of Ramadan. January 10, 1997|By Terry Wilson, Tribune Staff Writer.   Eyes were trained skyward in Muslim communities throughout the world Thursday night as the faithful...
DuPage Muslims face many misconceptions

DuPage Muslims face many misconceptions

Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, IL) July 14, 1996 | Rackl, Lorilyn Byline: Lorilyn Rackl Daily Herald Staff Writer As Fatima Ahmed sat in Naperville North High School’s cafeteria eating lunch, the 15-year-old Muslim caught the attention of a girl at a nearby...
Muslims Mark Holiest Day

Muslims Mark Holiest Day

Albany Times Union (Albany, NY) April 29, 1996 Byline: SARAH CHRISTIAN Associated Press NEW YORK — Thousands of New York Muslims celebrated Islam’s holiest day on Sunday by praying and giving to the poor. Eidul Adha, the festival of charity, commemorates...
Muslims Say Cops Violated Mosque

Muslims Say Cops Violated Mosque

Priest’s Arrest Stirs Controversy   April 17, 1996 | By Stephen Franklin, Tribune Staff Writer.   Khalifah Islam is a tall, rather hefty man with a strong handshake and a convert’s fiery passion for his religion, Islam.   He also believes in...
MUSLIMS REACT TO SUSPENSION

MUSLIMS REACT TO SUSPENSION

The Record (Bergen County, NJ) March 14, 1996 | CHRISTOPHER MUMMA, Staff Writer Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf’s refusal on religious grounds to stand during the playing of the national anthem before NBA games produced mixed reaction among North Jersey Muslims on...
Eighteen thousand Muslims rally in New York

Eighteen thousand Muslims rally in New York

Arab American News October 6, 1995 | Barbara Nimri Aziz “It was undoubtedly the largest rally in American Muslim history,” says Sister Aisha Al-Adawiya about the recent Bosnia march in New York. Al-Adawiya is director of Women in Islam, one of many local...
S. Baptists Pray for Muslims to Convert

S. Baptists Pray for Muslims to Convert

Chicago Sun-Times February 11, 1995 The Southern Baptist Convention is participating in Islam’s holiest month by encouraging its members to pray for Muslims. To pray for Muslims to become Christians. A joint task force of the denomination’s Home Mission...