Archive for the ‘AIC D.C. Center’

AIC Condemns ISIL’s Murder of James Foley

08/21/2014 | AIC D.C. Center | Blog | Domestic news | Iraq

  American Islamic Congress strongly condemns the brutal beheading of journalist James Foley by the terrorist group, the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). As Muslim Americans, we […]


“ISIS in Iraq: Political or Religious Conflict?” Briefing

08/14/2014 | AIC D.C. Center | Blog | Capitol Hill

by Tayyaba Bukhari On Thursday, July 31st AIC hosted ISIS in Iraq: Political or Religious Conflict discussion on Capitol Hill, with guest speakers Congressman Frank Wolf, Yasir Shallal, Kadhim Alwaely […]


AIC D.C. Center To Host Matthew Levitt, Author and Foreign Policy Practitioner

WASHINGTON, D.C., December 19— The American Islamic Congress D.C. Center is proud to host an event with Matthew Levitt, who will discuss his latest book, “Hezbollah: The Global Footprint of Lebanon’s […]


The American Islamic Congress (AIC) and its Project Nur (PN) are pleased to announce the upcoming fourth event in our groundbreaking series Science and Islam, supported by the John Templeton Foundation, and co-sponosred by the UC Berkeley Center […]


Somali Americans Crucial for Bringing Down Al Shabab

by Nasser Weddady Following an attack by a militant Islamic group al-Shabab on Kenya’s Westgate mall in Nairobi on September 21, which left at least 60 dead, a small group […]


AIC Tunisia “The Leader” Competition Featured in L’Expert Magazine

09/25/2013 | AIC D.C. Center | News | Tunisia

AIC Tunisia’s “The Leader” competition was featured in L’Expert Magazine in an article, entitled ,”The Leader:  Fostering Social Leadership,” on September 19. Click here to read the article in French.


Fred Hiatt at conference “Civil Society Under Assault”

09/17/2013 | AIC D.C. Center | Blog

Fred Hiatt, Washington Post Editorial Page Editor,  delivered a keynote address at the conference “Civil Society Under Assault” on September 12 in Washington, DC. The conference was co-hosted by Freedom House and […]


Don’t Expect a Breakthrough on Syria in Geneva

09/12/2013 | AIC D.C. Center | Blog | News

Anna Borshchevskaya As Secretary of State John Kerry  and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov meet in Geneva to discuss the Syrian crisis, President Obama hopes the talk yield a “concrete […]


Zainab al-Suwaij Condemns ‘Millions Muslims March’ in Christian Post

09/11/2013 | AIC D.C. Center | News

AIC Executive Director Zainab al-Suwaij is quoted in the Christian Post, condemning the ‘Millions Muslims March’ scheduled for 9/11. Click here to read the article.


Zainab al-Suwaij Discusses Meaning of Ramadan with EPIC

On   August 6, AIC Executive Director Zainab al-Suwaij discusses the meaning of Ramadan with The Education for Peace in Iraq Center (EPIC).  Click here to listen to the podcast  



AIC’s Executive Director, Zainab Al-Suwaij, interviewed by the USA Today

The USA Today recently interviewed AIC’s Executive Director, Zainab Al-Suwaij, about Project Nur and the students’ effort to educate communities about the Syrian conflict. Click here to read the full article.

02/10/2014 | News

UICSPH Project Summary: U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations praises program’s “proven results”

The University of Illinois at Chicago’s School of Public Health posted a summary abstract of AIC’s Ambassadors for Peace Project in Iraq, which wrapped up in December 2013. It highlights […]

12/15/2013 | News

American Islamic Congress Announces Fourth Annual Benefit: Light Up The Night

BOSTON, December 4— On the heels of the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the U.N. Human Rights Day, the Cultural Center at the The American Islamic Congress (AIC) will […]

12/3/2013 | News | Press Releases
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