Latest Nihad Awad Stories

2010-12-29 14:46:00

Site urges mosque arson, grave desecration, false bomb threats, murder WASHINGTON, Dec.

2010-10-05 14:29:00

Groundbreaking book a 'powerful educational tool' to challenge Islamophobia WASHINGTON, Oct.

2010-09-03 13:57:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) is calling on media professionals and commentators to be responsible in reporting on a planned Quran burning by a tiny extremist Christian congregation in Florida.

2010-08-02 15:46:00

Board of Landmarks Preservation Commission urged to reject attempt to block construction of Islamic community center WASHINGTON, Aug.

2010-06-16 12:31:00

Letter to attorney general outlines cases of citizens not allowed to return home WASHINGTON, June 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A prominent national Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization today released a letter it sent to Attorney General Eric Holder calling for the return to the United States of American Muslim citizens barred from returning home from trips overseas and subjected to FBI pressure tactics that are being called a form of "extraordinary rendition." ["Extraordinary...

2010-06-09 10:57:00

Americans of all faiths asked to join nationwide spiritual effort WASHINGTON, June 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A prominent national Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization today called on mosques and other houses of worship across the nation to offer prayers for an end to the Gulf oil spill and the environmental disaster it is causing.

2010-06-07 14:09:00

LOS ANGELES, June 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Greater Los Angeles Area office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-LA) announced today that Muslim leaders and activists met recently with the leadership of the Los Angeles-based Sinai Temple.

2010-05-27 15:24:00

Muslim civil rights group files FCC complaint over incitement to violence WASHINGTON, May 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A prominent national Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization today filed a Federal Communications Commission (FCC) complaint against a radio talk show host in Texas who yesterday advocated bombing a proposed New York City mosque.

Word of the Day
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.