Jan 8, 2012, NEWS
In News on January 8, 2012 at 7:39 am
The legacy and role of African American Muslims. Cover story, Islamic Horizons, Jan- Feb/ 2012.
When love for the Prophet becomes art. Latifa Akay, Zaman, 1/8/12
Humans are equal in status. BK Tahir, Pakistan Observer, 1/8/12
Muhammad Ali returning to Kentucky for 70th birthday. Newsday, 1/8/12
Iran hails U.S. rescue as ‘humanitarian gesture’. San Francisco Chronicle, 1/8/12
Saudi Arabia signs $613 million contracts for rail project. Arabian Business, 1/8/12
Interfaith group builds trust, friendship as they learn together. Grand Rapids Press, 1/7/12
Local faith leaders predict the issues of 2012. Helen T. Gray, Kansas City Star, 1/7/12
New chaplain first Muslim to serve University of Michigan students. IINA, 1/7/12
400 Washington State Muslims to meet lawmakers. Press TV, 1/7/12
How would you describe God in your faith? Syed E. Hasan, Ph.D; and A.M. Bhattacharyya, Kansas City Star, 1/7/12
Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood attends Coptic Christmas celebrations for the first time. Al Arabiya News, 1/7/12
A new tribal identity: Merging Islam with native-American traditions. Tasbeeh Herwees, Illume.
Reason for hope on the Arab Spring. Amir Taheri, NY Post, 1/7/12
Ghana Muslim Mission to roll out youth development program. GBC, 1/7/12
St. Louis Lambert airport chapel offers comfort, counsel. Columbia Daily Tribune, 1/7/12
Sign petition to get Abdul Sattar Edhi nominated for 2012 Nobel Peace Prize.
End is not nigh. Sarah Joseph, Editorial, Emel, Jan 2012.
No contradiction between the Qur’an and the U.S. constitution. Dr. Aref Assaf, NJ Star-Ledger, 1/6/12
Holy Land pilgrims urged to gain interfaith understanding. Ekklesia, 1/6/12
‘Free Talk Live’ calls out Mark Levin and Michael Savage to have lunch with a Muslim. Davi Barker, SF Muslim Examiner, 1/6/12
Ex-Guantanamo prison commander says facility should close. Daily Beast, 1/6/12
New Hackensack cops include first Muslim on force. North Jersey, 1/6/12
Islamic finance unbound. Mahmoud Mohieldin, Project Syndicate, 1/6/12
Halifax mosque still working on gym. CBC News, 1/6/12
‘Muslim humor’ is not an oxymoron. Mankato Free Press, 1/6/12
‘Little Mosque on the Prairie’ wraps final season. CTV News, 1/6/12
Mosque firebomber faces life in prison for hate crimes. NY Daily News, 1/6/12
Western investors turning to Islamic finance during recession. Houston Chronicle, 1/6/12
How to obtain humility in prayers. Imam Al-Ghazali, IslamiCity, 1/5/12
My kind of Islam. Mona Shadia, Coastline Pilot, 1/5/12
Washington DC curator aims to educate with new Islamic museum. AFRO, 1/5/12
In academia Islam remains a risky third rail. Omar Sacirbey, Washington Post, 1/5/12
Olympic hopeful mixes Muslim faith and fencing. NPR, 1/5/12
Islam a victim of ignorance. Jackson Sun, 1/5/12
‘Face of Islam’ closes human and geographic gaps at Pacific Grove Art Center. Monterey County Weekly, 1/5/12
A series of commentaries regarding All American Muslim. Rabbi Jack Bemporad, IslamiCity, 1/5/12
Shahid Khan now officially the owner of the Jacksonville Jaguars. Illume.
Forgiveness: A new year’s resolution for all Americans. Dina Malki, Dallas Islam Examiner, 1/4/12
County recognizes Jabir Hazziez Jr.-Kansas City firefighter who helped on flight. Blue Springs Examiner, 1/4/12
Meriden Connecticut board approves mosque on East Main Street. Meriden Record-Journal, 1/4/12
Muslim Sept.11 responder deserves hero’s honor. Editorial, NJ Star-Ledger, 1/4/12
Jamilah Nasheed is running for Missouri Senate. River Front Times, 1/4/12
Tippecanoe County commissioners OK rezoning for Islamic Center. Indiana Journal & Courier, 1/4/12
Muslim women for Jon Stewart 2012. Ayesha Mattu and Nura Maznavi, Huffington Post, 1/3/12
Pakistan starts new year as non-permanent member of U.N. Security Council. Malaysian Digest, 1/3/12
WordPress shuts down controversial anti-Islam site. Big Government, 1/3/12
Pakistan tops Google search for ‘Muhammad (pbuh)’, ‘Quran’. International Herald Tribune, 1/2/12
My favorite 2011 good news stories about Muslims. Sheila Musaji, American Muslim, 1/1/12
The President who signed indefinite detention without charge or trial into law. ACLU, Counter Currents, 1/1/12
Sam Rasoul to run for Mayor of Roanoke, VA.
What does Islam say about how Muslims should treat animals? About.Islam.
Human Rights Commission to look at prayer breakfast speaker. Blue Springs Examiner, 12/29/11
Jabir Hazziez Jr. honored for heroism. Muslim Observer, 12/29/11
The real questions for Egypt. John L. Esposito, Al-Ahram, 12/29/11
Respect citizens of all faiths. Vern Barnet, Kansas City Star, 12/28/11