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Meet the Muslim-American Leaders the FBI and NSA Have Been Spying On

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Meet the Muslim-American Leaders the FBI and NSA Have Been Spying On The National Security Agency and FBI have covertly monitored the emails of prominent Muslim-Americans—including a political candidate and several civil rights activists, academics, and lawyers—under secretive procedures intended to target terrorists … Read more on The Intercept – First Look Media Coming out: Growing up gay and Muslim in America NEW YORK — Born in the suburbs of Seattle to a close-knit middle-class American family, Omar said he felt pressure to live up to his family's expectations, as a man and as a Muslim. At UCLA, he attended prayers and participated in the Muslim Student … Read more on Al Jazeera America

Arab leaders: no way we'll ever recognize Israel

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Dubai, UAE | Burj Al Arab Image by Åndrey Dubai, UAE, 2007. On the road again. The Burj Al Arab is a luxury hotel in Dubai, acknowledged as the best hotel in the world. It is the world’s only 7-Star hotel. Length: 321 metres. Arab leaders: no way we'll ever recognize Israel Nasser Waggi/AP 'We hold Israel entirely responsible for the lack of progress in the peace process and continuing tension in the Middle East,' the Arab League said. KUWAIT CITY — Arab leaders said Wednesday they will never recognize Israel as a Jewish … Read more on New York Daily News Arab unified model for university governance proposed A unified model for the governance of Arab universities has been proposed, as part of efforts to improve their operation and development. The 22 Arab states have more than 500 universities in eight countries in Africa, six in the Arabian Gulf and eight … Read more on University World News

Arab community leaders join Presbyterian church in show of support for

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Arab Cobbler Image by Government Press Office (GPO) Arab cobbler in the Old City of Jerusalem. סנדלר ערבי בעיר העתיקה בירושלים. Photo: PINN HANS, 03/02/1938 Arab community leaders join Presbyterian church in show of support for … Leaders from Dearborn's Arab-American community gathered at Cherry Hill Presbyterian Church Sunday morning, showing their support for what they call an event for the entire community that will include an egg hunt and relay race, among other things. Read more on Detroit Free Press Arabic calligraphy flourishing in the West I would say about sixty percent of my clients are Muslims, probably fewer than thirty percent are Arabs.” Any advice for those who are aspiring to become a calligrapher? “Calligraphy is hidden in the teaching of a master and its constancy is maintained … Read more on Arab News What if we leave Afghans alone? Prior to the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan in December 1979, this landlocked country largely remained away from media spotlight. It all started in 1973 when Daoud Khan overthrew King Zahir Shah in a bloodless coup to become the first president of … Read more on Arab News