Archive for the ‘News’

AIC’s Executive Director Speaks at “Counter Radicalisation Programme” in Brussels, Belgium

December 4, 2015 Zainab Al-Suwaij talks about the impact of 9/11 and the “haunting” presence of Islamic extremism in both the West and the Islamic World at a briefing organized […]

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AIC’s Executive Director speaks with NPR Berlin and America Abroad on Countering Violent Extremism

AIC’s Executive Director, Zainab Al-Suwaij spoke at a live town hall event in Philadelphia with Jacki Lyden and NPR’s Paris correspondent Eleanor Beardsley from Berlin. America Abroad Media and NPR Berlin […]

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AIC’s Executive Director speaks on Public Radio International about Radical Recruiters

02/20/2015 | News | Zainab Al-Suwaij

AIC’s Executive Director Zainab Al-Suwaij spoke with Joyce Hackel of Public Radio International concerning the Counter Violent Extremism Summit held by the White House. Zainab spoke about methods by recruiters […]

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AIC’s Executive Director speaks on PBS News Hour

02/19/2015 | Domestic news | News

AIC’s Executive Director Zainab Al-Suwaij spoke to PBS News Hour’s Judy Woodruff about countering violent extremism and AIC’s program, Project Nur and their campaign “Voices Against Radicalism.” Click below to […]

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

02/10/2014 | News

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.

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

12/15/2013 | News

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 […]

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The Iraqi woman who challenged Saddam to bridge the gap between East and West

11/6/2013 | News

AIC Executive Director Zainab Al-Suwaij sat down with Radio Sawa to talk about her experiences challenging the regime of Saddam Hussein and building bridges among American Muslims and non-Muslims in […]

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Islam’s invented Golden Age

11/1/2013 | Domestic news | News

ASAD Q. AHMED 28 October 2013 Open India The introduction of print technology fundamentally changed the way one did scholarship in the madrasa. There were no manuscripts and margins, no […]

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AIC Event Announcement: Tomorrow’s World: Religion or Science?

10/15/2013 | News

BERKELEY, Calif., Oct. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The American Islamic Congress (AIC) and its Project Nur (PN)  will hold their fourth event groundbreaking six-part series, Science and Islam, entitled: Tomorrow’s World: Religion […]

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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.

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