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Senior EU lawyer backs French woman sacked for wearing hijab

Angelique Chrisafis and Owen Bowcott, The Guardian “A French design engineer who was dismissed for wearing an Islamic headscarf should have been allowed to cover her head at work, a senior EU lawyer has said. In an influential preliminary opinion, an advocate general at the European court of justice found in favour of Asma Bougnaoui […]

Faiza Saeed to Become First Woman to Lead Cravath, Swaine & Moore

Michael de la Merced, New York Times One of the biggest deal makers at Cravath, Swaine & Moore, a pre-eminent law firm on Wall Street, is poised to take over its top spot — and become the first woman to do so. Cravath plans to announce on Thursday that Faiza J. Saeed, one of the […]

Foreign workers in Saudi Arabia plead for help after going unpaid for nearly 2 years Workers at a construction company in Saudi Arabia have issued an urgent plea for help, saying they are trapped and facing starvation because their employer is refusing to pay salaries or grant them permission to leave the country. Foreign staff at building firm United Seemac told MEE the company’s 500-plus employees have not been […]

Lessons for life: US NAVY Seals Admiral’s Commencement Speech

This University of Texas at Austin 2014 Commencement Address - Admiral William H. McRaven is one of the best speeches about life strategies for everyone including in the workplace. Enjoy.

Don’t collectively punish Muslims

Sahar Aziz on CNN.COm (CNN)When news broke Wednesday that 14 people were killed and 21 wounded in a mass shooting in San Bernardino, California, Americans were rightfully outraged. After all, it was yet another in a string of mass shootings in the United States. And Americans are also justified in wanting to know the motives […]

Muslim Americans more likely to reject violence and intolerance than other Americans

David Bier and Matthew La Corte from Huffington Blog Donald Trump has proposed profiling Muslim Americans and shutting down mosques. He claims that Muslim “hatred is beyond comprehension.” But the truth is that Muslim Americans are not only integrating into U.S. society, but are actuallymore opposed to violence and more tolerant in many ways than […]

Top Ten Ways Islamic Law forbids Terrorism

By Juan Cole, Nov 14, 2015 1. Terrorism or hirabah is forbidden in Islamic law, which groups it with brigandage, highway robbery and extortion rackets– any illicit use of fear and coercion in public spaces for money or power. The principle of forbidding the spreading of terror in the land is based on the Qur’an […]

Thank you Senator Reid and General Powell for standing against Islamophobia from US Presidential Candidates

Recently, several presidential candidates have come out on the offensive against Islam (such as Dr. Carson) or have allowed bigoted comments against Islam and Muslims to stand (such as Donald Trump). Here are two video clips one from a Republican (General Powell) and the other from a Democrat (Senator Harry Reid) who have made it […]

Brave French Muslim Policeman Executed While Trying to Stop Terrorists in Paris

Anne Penketh, The Guardian Newspaper It was a Muslim policeman from a local police station who was “slaughtered like a dog” after heroically trying to stop two heavily armed killers from fleeing the Charlie Hebdo offices following the massacre. Tributes to Ahmed Merabet poured in on Thursday after images of his murder at point blank […]

Former US President Jimmy Carter’s Speech at the 2014 Annual Convention of ISNA

Former US President Jimmy Carter gave a wonderful speech at the 2014 Annual Convention of the Islamic Society of North America. He is a great leader who has accomplished much especially since he stepped down from office. His speech focused on human rights: Tagged: 2014 Annual Convention, Islamic Society of North America, Jimmy Carter

Deplorable Cowardly Attack by Turkish Kemalist Extremists on U.S. Sailors in Istanbul

Note from Rafik Beekun:  Turkish Youth Union kemalist extremists should be prosecuted and thrown in jail for attacking our American sailors from the USS Ross. Isn’t the US one of Turkey’s NATO allies? Yes, I know about the Northern Iraq incident before but that is water under the bridge since 11 years ago. Turkey will […]

Why ISIS must be stopped and must not be allowed to murder Peter Kassig

Just because one flies an old flag with the Shahada on it does not make murder, terror and rape justifiable. The people who follow, fight with and/or support ISIS should think twice about their own actions based on what ISIS has been doing. These terrorist murderers have abused the pure name of Islam to slaughter […]

Islamic Scholars and Leaders Expose the ISIS Terror Group

Sheikh Hamza Yusuf Exposes the lies of ISIS during his Friday Sermon Muslims Scholars Destroy the Theological Arguments Behind ISIS ISIS’s use of Islamic scripture to justify their actions is completely illegitimate. This is important for muslims and non-muslims alike as it shows that simply using ‘this is what it says in the Qur’an’ is […]

Anti-terror training fraud exposed by CNN’s Anderson

Our country wastes $millions on people who claim to be anti-terror experts who have never been vetted.  CNN’s Anderson exposes anti-terror training fraud. [h2]Part 1[/h2] [h2]Part 2[/h2] Tagged: anti-terrorism, Fraud, Walid SHoebat

Underestimated and Ignored, Growing Ebola Epidemic Requires Unprecedented Global Mobilization

Democracy Now, Amy Goodman. The World Health Organization is warning that the number of new Ebola cases in West Africa is growing faster than relief workers can manage. The organization says that thousands are at risk of contracting the virus in the coming weeks and more medical professionals are urgently needed to help contain the […]

Muslim First Responder who died on 9/11 gets New York Street named after him.

    CAIR-NY Welcomes Salman Hamdani Way Street Naming Ceremony (NEW YORK, NY, 4/28/14) – The New York chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-NY) today welcomed a street naming ceremony for Salman Hamdani Way on 204st street in Bayside, Queens in honor of Mohammad Salman Hamdani, the 23-year-old certified EMT and NYPD cadet who […]

In Memoriam: The Victims of 9/11

May we never forget those who perished at the hand of terrorists on 9/11 and may we honor those who made the ultimate sacrifice in order to save the life of these victims.   Tagged: 9/11, in memoriam

NPR STORY: “New PBS Documentary on Female Muslim Hero Against Nazi Germany” Noor Inayat Khan, one of the heroines of World War II, had a short, astonishing life, one that took her from a pacifist childhood to a daring career in covert operations. She was a Muslim woman who worked as a British spy — a radio operator — in Nazi-occupied Paris. A new docudrama about […]

Sexual Assault on American Campuses: The Dark Side of University Life in the US

Recently, the sad plight of a Columbia student, Emma Sulkowicz who had been raped on campus was brought to light by her courageous quest for justice.  Since the university would not expel her alleged rapist,  she has decided to carry a twin size mattress everywhere she goes on campus to call attention to sexual assault […]

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