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Dallas Muslims Launch Hijab Billboard Campaign

DALLAS, Texas – Showing hijab as a sign of empowerment, a Muslim group from Dallas, Texas has launched a billboard campaign to inform people about hijab and counter misconceptions triggered by the political atmosphere, Texas Public Radio reported. “It’s very difficult at times for Muslim women to go out in public wearing a veil,” said …

US Muslim Scholars Mourn Former ICNA President

NEW YORK – Dr. Khurshid Khan, the former president of Islamic Circle of North American (ICNA) passed away on Thursday night at the Mount Sinai Hospital in New York at the age of 81, ICNA wrote in a statement Friday. “Heartbroken at the death of a humble pioneer. Dr. Khurshid Khan, the former Ameer of …

2 Years after Travel Ban Protests, Muslims Help Airport Employees

DALLAS, Texas – A group of leading American Muslim groups distributed hot pizzas and food boxes to employees at DFW (Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport), two years after the first travel ban was imposed shattering the lives of many Muslims and their families. “The irony is that two years ago exactly, we were in this airport …

Islamic Charity Sends Medical Team to Help Migrants in El Paso

EL PASO, TEXAS – A US national Islamic charity has sent a team to El Paso to provide free medical exams to migrants after the US government released more than 1,600 migrants on to the streets of the Texan city. “Local groups of volunteers and migrant families were very thankful to ICNA Relief USA & …

Muslims Come Together For Hurricane Michael Relief Efforts

FLORIDA – While still cleaning up from Hurricane Florence, a leading American Muslim relief group has kicked off new efforts to offer relief for those affected by Hurricane Michael which slammed into Florida earlier this week. “ICNA Relief’s Disaster Relief Services are prepared to respond to Hurricane Michael with our clean up and repair rig, …

Hurricane Florence Highlights Muslims’ Relief Efforts

GEORGIA, US – When Hurricane Florence hit the American states, Muslim organizations did not hesitate to offer a much-needed relief aid to evacuees, opening their mosques as shelters and donating supplies to those affected by the storm. A report published Saturday by Saporta Report said that Al-Farooq Masjid, on 14th Street in Atlanta, is accepting …

Georgia Muslims Shelter Hurricane Evacuees

GEORGIA, US – As Georgian mosques opened their door to shelter evacuees fleeing Hurricane Florence, a leading American Muslim relief group is also working with Muslims in Georgia, South Carolina, and North Carolina to assist evacuees. “ICNA Relief is a member of the National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster, which works closely with FEMA,” said …

Muslim Charity Gives Out 50,000 Free School Supplies

CHICAGO – An American Muslim charity has distributed 50,000 backpacks with school supplies nationally to give parents and children a helping hand at the new school year. “The outpouring of generosity from the public and organizations like the Islamic Circle of North America Relief (ICNA) Chicago for our immigrant children has been a blessing and …

Back to School: US Muslim Group Distributes Free Supplies

YONKERS – A leading American Muslim organization hosted on Saturday, August 25, an open day to offer vulnerable students preparing to get back to school new supplies. Sunday’s event was sponsored by the Islamic Circle of North America, Lohud reported. The Islamic charity was giving away 250 backpacks at the community center. The Nepperhan Community …

Philadelphia Muslims Open Free Clinic to All Faiths

PHILADELPHIA – Muslims in Northeast Philadelphia opened on Sunday afternoon a free health clinic to provide health services to the needy and poor. “I’m really hoping today, with the grand opening, people will just see that we’re really not different from all the other organizations,” Dr. Ammar Shahid, medical director of SHAMS Clinic told whyy.org …



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