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    AIC opens the 2014 Eye to Heart Film Contest

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AIC launches #HE4HER Anti-Sexual Harassment Campaign | Click HERE to see the entire #He4Her photographic essay. “ANYONE CAN GO WATCH A MOVIE,” noted…

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Tune in Tunisia’s The Leader in its Final Round

aic | April 07, 2014

With the ouster of longtime president Zine El Abidin Ben Ali in January 2011, a new chapter in Tunisian history began. Tunisians now had a chance to shape their own destiny after being subject to decades of oppression under authoritarian leadership. Unfortunately, after existing in a society that stifled their voice for so long, many were not equipped to exercise… Read More

HE4HER Campaign Launch

aic | March 28, 2014

Click HERE to see the entire #He4Her photographic essay. “ANYONE CAN GO WATCH A MOVIE,” noted Edina Skaljic, Senior Program Manager and Team Organizer of the 8th Annual Boston Muslim Film Festival. “The real question is: What are you going to do about the issues explored in the film?” In a collective effort, Dominique Maffei, Maria Zahiri, and Skaljic molded… Read More

Basma Azizi invited to judge Thomas Jefferson Scholarship applicants

aic | February 21, 2014

February 21, 2014 by Jessica Smelser Tunis, Tunisia – AIC’s Tunisia Office Director, Basma Azizi, was recently invited to become a judge for the Thomas Jefferson Scholarship slated for March 2014. The Thomas Jefferson Scholarship is administered by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs at the U.S. Department of State in partnership with the International Research & Exchanges Board… Read More

Author Matthew Levitt discusses how Hezbollah’s reach ties into crisis in Syria

aic | January 10, 2014

by Alex McCarthy Author Matthew Levitt's lunchtime talk at the American Islamic Congress's D.C. Center this week started out on the subject of his recent book on Hezbollah, but he quickly tied it in with a more-current topic dominating the news: Syria. "It’s difficult to discuss Hezbollah without starting or ending with Syria," Dr. Levitt said. Interspersing stories from "Hezbollah:… Read More