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Boko Haram offers a distorted picture of Islam

Zafir Ahmed Originally published in The Baltimore Sun Boko Haram, a Nigerian militant group, has claimed responsibility for kidnapping at least 300 schoolgirls last month (“The world has finally noticed Boko Haram,” May 13). Boko [...]
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Ramp up the charity, reflection for Ramadan

Walid Khan Originally published in The Eagle Ramadan has now reached its final few days, which are considered the most blessed days in the most blessed month for Muslims. While all of Ramadan is a time for reflection, it is especially important [...]
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Muslim Leadership Must Act for World Peace

Qasim RashidQasim received his JD from Richmond Law and his BSc from the University of Illinois at Chicago. He publishes regularly in national and international outlets including USA Today, Washington Post, and NPR. Qasim currently blogs for [...]
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When violence happened, Ahmadis responded with peace

Haseeb SheikhHaseeb Sheikh is 15 years old and is currently a 9th grade student in Lowery Freshman Center in Allen, Texas. He loves to read, write and play sports. He wants to pursue a career in the field of medicine. Originally published [...]
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My letter to President Obama

Imam Faran Rabbani Originally published in Twin Cities Daily Planet As part of this great nation’s foreign policy, when injustice takes place in any part of the world, America usually takes a stand. We saw this in the case of Russian atrocities [...]
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Ramadan Gives Reminder About World Hunger

Zohaib Zafar Originally published in the Hudson Hub-Times A few weeks ago, I and more than a billion Muslims started fasting for the month of Ramadan. During Ramadan, adult Muslims fast from dawn to sunset. The main purpose is to gain God [...]
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Where are the real Muslims?

Nameer BhattiNameer was born in Rabwah, Pakistan but has lived most of my life in the United States. He graduated magna cum Laude from Villanova University in 2008 and is currently working as an Accountant. Nameer is also the General Secretary [...]
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Slaying of man in Pakistan requires international response

Musawir Chaudhry Originally published in Springfield Republican On July 15, Imtiaz Ahmad was shot and killed in front of his shop in Nawabshah, Pakistan. Mr. Ahmad, 38, passed away while being rushed to the hospital. He leaves behind his [...]
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A Muslim’s Ramadan Message to ISIS: You Don’t Speak for Islam

Qasim RashidQasim received his JD from Richmond Law and his BSc from the University of Illinois at Chicago. He publishes regularly in national and international outlets including USA Today, Washington Post, and NPR. Qasim currently blogs for [...]
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Muslim community embraces free worship, duties of citizenship

Imam Faran Rabbani Originally published in The Northwestern “I solemnly pledge that I shall always be ready to sacrifice my life, wealth, time and honor for the sake of my faith, country and nation.” These are the monumental words that [...]