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National U.S. Muslim Organizations Condemn Terrorist Attacks in India

November 28, 2008


KAC calls Mumbai Terrorist Attacks Reprehensible Crimes Against Humanity Washington, D.C. November 27, 2008. The Kashmiri American Council (KAC) expressed its utter disgust at the terrorist attacks perpetrated in Mumbai, India. Condemning the bestiality in the strongest terms, the KAC pledged to contribute, in whatever form possible, to the rehabilitation effort of the affected families. […]

Job Opportunities on Capitol Hill for American Muslim Citizens

November 21, 2008


MPAC Announcement Due to the political transition taking place in Washington, D.C., there are unique opportunities for young Muslim Americans to become involved, both in the Obama Administration and in Congress. With new senators and House representatives looking to staff their offices and committees, the Congressional Muslim Staffers Association (CMSA) is creating and disseminating a […]

Al-Zawahiri, isn’t time for you to shut up and turn yourself in?

November 19, 2008


Note from Rafik Beekun: Muslims reject terrorism of any kind, and take particular offense to al-Zawahri’s use of the offensive term “house Negro” in reference to President-elect Barack Obama. Islam abhors racism and emphasizes universal peace and brotherhood. We reject any and all use of racial slurs or insults. Al-Qaida’s second in command releases new […]

Former Marine outlines secret dossiers on Muslims and Arabs in Southern California

November 17, 2008


By Rick Rogers STAFF WRITER, San Diego Union-Tribune November 17, 2008 OCEANSIDE – Two years after his arrest, a former Marine gunnery sergeant is talking about the FBI, CIA and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement files he stole from Camp Pendleton for a civilian agency. Gary Maziarz, a former Marine intelligence specialist, gave secret government […]

Young Muslims and Muslimas on “Islam and the U.S. Presidential Elections”

November 16, 2008


Please click here to watch this interesting exchange of views on “Islam and the Elections” from young Muslims and Muslimahs. In a forum at New York University, Muslim students consider how Islam was used by the McCain and Obama campaigns.

Afghan girl begging for bread, yearning to go to school (while global leaders dine on $500 wine)

November 14, 2008


CNN KABUL, Afghanistan (CNN) — Little Banafsha wakes up in her small mud home, has a cup of tea and braces herself for the day ahead. Banafsha, learning in a center run by Aschiana, an Afghan NGO, says she wants to become a teacher. She is just 11 years old but she is the breadwinner […]

Signs of Hate now demonstrate Islamophobia

November 11, 2008


Rafik Beekun Previous Signs of Hate and Discrimination Whites Only No Dogs And Chinese Allowed No Irish Need Apply Jews Not Allowed Christians Only, Jews Not Current Signs of Hate and Discrimination Muslims Nearby Caution: Muslim Employees Ahead Islam = Nazism Kill Muslims

Prospective Jobs in Obama Administration

November 9, 2008


A website ( is designed to provide prospective applicants with information to help them apply for positions in the Obama-Biden Administration This website is designed to provide prospective applicants with information to help them apply for positions in the Obama-Biden Administration. President-Elect Obama will make appointments throughout the federal government. Some positions will require Senate confirmation […]

Islam and Obama: American Muslims overwhelmingly voted Democratic

November 8, 2008


 Lorraine Ali NEWSWEEK For the past few months, not a day went by without the words “Muslim” and “Obama” being mentioned in the same sentence. From the divisive shouts and jeers at McCain rallies to the Op-Ed pages of The New York Times to an interview with Colin Powell on NBC’s “Meet the Press,” […]