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June 15, 2012, NEWS

In News on June 14, 2012 at 6:48 am

Fatherhood in Islam, Tariq Ramadan.

Celebrate your dad this Father’s Day. Meha Ahmad, Sound Vision.

First Day of Ramadan will be Friday, July 20. Fiqh Council of North America.

The amazing Night Journey and Ascension to Heaven. Maria Zain, On Islam.

Countdown to Ramadan 2012: preparation and tips. Sakina Al-Amin, Ann Arbor Islamic Issues.

Prisoner found Islam…then freedom. Oakland Tribune.

California Governor appoints first Muslim Judge to Superior Court. Illume Magazine.

Islam plays a productive role in solving modern-day crises. Radiance.

Staten Island’s Miraj Islamic School graduates 10. SI Live.

Helped by Muslims, Hindus throng Kashmir shrine. NY Daily News.

Summer’s hot events for DFW Muslims and their interfaith friends. Dina Malki, Dallas Islam Examiner.

British mosques to host Ramadan Iftars during Olympics. Al Arabiya News.

Thoughts of optimism from Palestine. Mazin Qumsiyeh, Counter Currents.

How to gain tranquility in your prayer. Jihan, IslamiCity.

Every blood donor is a hero. Editorial, Gulf News.

West Coast Muslim-Catholic Dialogue discusses prophets in ongoing comparison of sacred texts. USCCB.

Jewish temple and mosque collaboration seeks to become a national interfaith model. Southern California Public Radio.

Missouri anti-Shariah bill defeated for second year in a row. CAIR-MO.

Islamic love notes and the story of marriage. Dina Malki, Dallas Islam Examiner.

New-age Muslims: They embrace modern life but seek meaning in Islam. Mustafa Malik, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

Saudi Arabia’s $109 billion solar plan. Illume Magazine.

‘Why don’t we try peace?’: Dennis Kucinich. Nation.

Is it all right to ask God for revenge? Rushdy El-Ghussein and Arvond Khetia, Kansas City Star.

Anti-Islam legislation nonsense. St. Antonio Express.

McHenry County OKs conversion of home near Carpentersville, IL to mosque. Daily Herald.

CAIR-WA recognizes Mayor Marchione for supporting Muslim community. Redmond Reporter.

Sharia and the lives of Muslim Americans. Abdul Malik Mujahid, Sound Vision.

Bosnian Muslim student promotes tolerance. Victor Valley, CA Daily Press.

So, what did the Muslims do for the Jews? Islam saved Jewry. David Wasserstein, Jewish Chronicle.

Islamic Foundation of Peoria open house. Muhammad Malik, Peoria IL Journal Star.

Documentary of African American Muslim business women gears up. Sakina Al-Amin, Ann Arbor Islamic Issues Examiner.

For Muslim women in Delhi, a breath of fresh air. NY Times.

Saudis to make desert sands into solar polysilicon. Illume Magazine.

Summer fun: Islamic swimwear. Islam.About.

First female village chief in Afghanistan defies gender roles. Al Arabiya News.

Ramadan fasting lowers bad cholesterol, shows UAE study. Asma Ali Zain, Khaleej Times.

300-year-old Anglo-Arabic school in India opens doors to girls. Gulf News.

Learning to listen. Homayra Ziad, Huffington Post.

ISNA collaborates to develop “Charter of Compassion” at 9th Annual U.S.-Islamic World Forum. ISNA.

NY Sikh, Muslim workers allowed religious headwear. Businessweek.

American citizen pressured to become FBI informant by placement on No-Fly List. Shirin Sadeghi, Truthout.

Why Islam is an integral part of Germany. Spiegel.

Finland’s lawmaker looses post after Islam slur. On Islam.

Iran to unveil world’s first Qur’an etched in stone. Press TV.

Islamic architecture on Zanzibar. Qantara.

Islamic-style hotel demand up 200 percent. Hurriyet Daily News.

Pakistan’s women’s interfaith initiative in a time of turmoil. American Muslim.

CAIR-Chicago wins citizenship delay case.

Turkish court indicts senior Israeli military officials in murders on Gaza Flotilla. Truthout.

Workplace religious freedom act passes Calif. assembly. India West.

Canada’s first full-time paid Muslim chaplain being sought at the University of Toronto. Noor Javed, Toronto Star.

Muslim, Western biz challenges: Plenty of common ground. Fortune.

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