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UPenn and Project Nur Shine A Light with ONE for World Malaria Day

06/18/2012 | News | Project Nur

PHILADELPHIA, June 18, 2012 – For their recent World Malaria Day faith campaign, the ONE campaign asked college students from all over the country to help “Shine a Light on […]


USA TODAY: Can Iraq go it alone?

06/7/2012 | News

BAGHDAD, June 7, 2012 – In his continuing coverage of Iraq, USA Today’s Jim Michaels explores the challenges and complexities facing Iraq six months after the withdrawal of U.S. combat […]


BOSTON GLOBE: Specially commissioned jazz fusion piece debuts at AIC Center

05/29/2012 | AIC Boston Center | News

BOSTON, May 29, 2012 – AIC commissioned Boston jazz fusion group DÜNYA to compose a signature musical piece for the AIC Center. DÜNYA, a nonprofit organization concerned with developing and learning about […]


FORBES: Meeting the challenge of science for Muslims on campus

IOWA CITY, Iowa, May 25, 2012 – In the U.S., debates about science and religion in the classroom tend to focus on American public high schools, where local school boards […]


UCSB’s Daily Nexus covers Project Nur panel examining Syrian conflict and refugee fundraiser

05/23/2012 | News | Project Nur

SANTA BARBARA, Calif., May 23, 2012 — UCSB’s Project Nur hosted the dinner and panel discussion “A Revolution in Crisis: A Panel Discussion and Fundraiser for the Syrian People” last night […]


WASHINGTON POST AND HUFFINGTON POST: One in six voters still think Obama’s a Muslim: Why?

05/10/2012 | News

WASHINGTON, May 10, 2012 – After nearly four years in the Oval Office, President Obama is incorrectly thought to be Muslim by one in six American voters, and only one […]


CUREVIOLENCE BLOG: Violence as a Contagion Recap

WASHINGTON, May 8,2012 – On April 30, the first part of a 2-day workshop on the Contagion of Violence was convened in Washington DC by the Institute of Medicine, the […]


NATIONAL JOURNAL: Candidates Hesitant to Seek Increasingly Important Muslim Vote

05/3/2012 | News

American Muslims will be an important voting bloc in the 2012 presidential election, but some politicians have been hesitant to reach out to the community for fear of a backlash, […]


NATIONAL JOURNAL: The Muslim vote for 2012 – AIC weighs in

05/3/2012 | News

WASHINGTON, May 3, 2012 – The National Journal’s new “The Next America” section looks at how demography shapes the national agenda. In this report, they examine the role of American […]


VOICE OF AMERICA: AIC COO Abdel Maliky speaks at Washington Rally for Peace in Sudan

05/1/2012 | News

WASHINGTON, May 01, 2012 – American Islamic Congress COO Abdel Maliky spoke today at a rally calling for peace in Sudan and South Sudan. Speaking from the stage in Lafayette park […]



AIC Commends the Court Decision on Suspension of the Travel Ban on Persons from Seven Muslim-Majority Countries

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: American Islamic Congress 1718 M Street NW #243 Washington, DC 20036 Phone: +1 202 595 3160 (Washington, D.C., 02/10/2017) – “AIC Commends the Court Decision […]

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 […]

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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