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2013-06-04 23:29:34

New book follows how Shaheed suddenly find himself confronted with strange and curious occurrences that turned his ordinary life around. NEW SOUTH WALES, Australia (PRWEB) June 04, 2013 The occult forces are ruling the planet. Humanity is on the brink of complete destruction being influenced by these antagonist forces. In Muhannad Inam Al-Haqq´s new publication, Dawah - A Theological Response to Global Disorder, Shaheed finds himself flooded with odd happenings one after the other. His...

2013-05-31 16:23:51

Dr. Akhtar K. Siddiqui of Aurora, IL is ranked among the top physicians in the nation based on patient reviews. AURORA, Ill., May 31, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Patients' Choice has announced that Dr. Akhtar K. Siddiqui was one of a select few physicians honored with the prestigious 2012 Compassionate Doctor Certification. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130531/DC23949) Each year, nearly 100 million patients across the U.S. access websites like Vitals,...

2013-05-31 12:22:29

WASHINGTON, May 31, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, announced today that it has joined with Oregon attorney Thomas H. Nelson in filing a lawsuit yesterday on behalf of a Muslim former resident of that state who claims he was tortured in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) at the behest of the FBI and State Department. SEE: American Muslim Sues FBI, Saying He was Tortured at Their...

2013-05-29 16:20:11

WASHINGTON, May 29, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Retired Army Gen. John P. Abizaid, the former commander of the U.S. Central Command, will lead a new Stimson Center Task Force on U.S. Drone Policy, Stimson President and CEO Ellen Laipson announced today. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130228/DC68405LOGO ) Abizaid is currently the distinguished chair of the Combating Terrorism Center at West Point. The vice chair of the task force is Rosa Brooks, former counselor to the...

2013-05-23 12:25:29

'Best Practices for Mosque and Community Safety' produced in response to bias attacks WASHINGTON, May 23, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, said today it is distributing new safety and security guidelines to mosques and other Islamic institutions nationwide. VIEW: Front Cover of 'Best Practices for Mosque and Community...

2013-05-12 20:20:20

NEW YORK, May 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AJC called the Newseum's decision to honor two employees of Hamas a shocking assault on the memory of journalists who have died in conflict situations. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100816/AJCLOGO ) The non-profit museum in Washington, D.C., will commemorate Hussam Salama and Mahmoud al-Kumi, two cameramen who worked for Al-Aqsa TV in Hamas-ruled Gaza, at a Monday ceremony. They, together with 82 genuine journalists, will be...

2013-05-12 20:20:18

NEW YORK, May 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) today expressed shock and outrage at the decision by the Newseum to proceed with honoring two members of the Hamas terrorist propaganda television operation Al-Aqsa TV as part of its ongoing memorial to journalists who lost their lives in the line of duty in 2012. Despite vocal public criticism of the decision last week, Newseum officials have said they will go ahead with including the terrorist operatives in...

2013-05-07 16:27:23

SACRAMENTO, Calif., May 7, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Sacramento Valley chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-SV), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today condemned a brutal attack on an elderly Sikh man in that state. CAIR-SV said 82-year old Plara Singh was beaten with an iron bar after he left a Sikh temple in Fresno, Calif., Sunday morning. He remains hospitalized in serious condition. SEE: Elderly Sikh Man Brutally...

2013-05-06 16:25:30

WASHINGTON, May 6, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today urged state and federal law enforcement authorities to bring hate crime charges against two suspects who allegedly verbally and physically assaulted a Muslim student in Boston, Mass. CAIR said the alleged victim, a 23-year-old American citizen of Algerian heritage, was assaulted Saturday evening by the two white males...

2013-05-01 12:25:49

When victim asked 'why are you punching me?' alleged attacker replied, 'You're a [expletive] Muslim.' WASHINGTON, May 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today said it is seeking hate crime charges for an alleged assault on a Muslim U.S. Army reservist and Iraq veteran reportedly attacked by a passenger who compared him to those who carried out the Boston Marathon...