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2011-07-18 16:22:00

Trainer exposed by NPR for smearing Ohio Muslim scheduled to lecture at agency WASHINGTON, July 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A prominent national Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization today called on the CIA not to use one of the Islamophobic counter-terror trainers who were exposed this morning on National Public Radio (NPR) for allegedly smearing a respected Ohio Muslim. The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) also asked the CIA to conduct an agency-wide...

2011-06-10 12:02:00

USOC to advocate on behalf of Muslim weightlifter at international meeting WASHINGTON, June 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following intervention by the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) says it will present the case of a Muslim weightlifter in Georgia who wishes to compete wearing modest Islamic attire (hijab) to an international body meeting June 26 in Malaysia. Video: International Body to Consider Athlete's Hijab Request (CAIR)...

2011-06-08 12:50:00

Muslim civil rights group asks U.S.

2011-05-23 15:08:00

Renewed request comes following use of ethnic stereotypes in Minn.

2011-02-07 11:19:00

New website also launched to gather data on Muslim efforts to prevent extremism, work with law enforcement WASHINGTON, Feb.

Word of the Day
  • An aromatic woolly plant (Origanum dictamnus) native to Crete, formerly believed to have magical powers.
The word 'dittany' may come from the name of Mount Diktē in Crete, where it was supposed to grow.