Archive for the ‘News’

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 […]


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

10/15/2013 | News | Press Releases

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 […]


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.


“Tune in Tunisia” Participants Discuss Their Experience and “The Leader”

09/17/2013 | News | Tunisia

Following AIC Tunisia’s launch of new competition, “The Leader,” three AIC staff members spoke on September 16 on International Radio of Tunis (RTCI) during a special broadcast. “Tune in Tunisia” : […]


Maaloula Battle Reflects Sectarian Nature of Syrian Conflict

09/13/2013 | Blog | News

Anna Borshchevskaya On September 7, al-Qaeda-affiliated rebel group al-Nusra seized control of the historic Christian town of Maaloula in Syria. “We cleansed Maaloula from all the Assad dogs and all […]


Former AIC Egypt Director Dalia Ziada A ‘Top 99 Under 33’ Influencer

09/13/2013 | Egypt | News

On September 10, The Diplomatic Courier has included former AIC Egypt Director Dalia Ziada in their ‘Top 99 Under 33’ Influencer list. Click here to read the article.


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 […]


Nasser Weddady quoted Boston Globe, “Conventional killings left out of Syria debate”

On September 12, Nasser Weddady was quoted in the Boston Globe article, “Conventional killings left out of Syria debate.” Click here to read the article.    


Basma Azizi and Khouloud Chandarli on Shems FM in Tunisia

09/12/2013 | News | Tunisia

AIC Tunisia office director Basma Azizi and program coordinator as well as former participant of Tune in Tunisia, Khouloud Chandarli, spoke on September 11 on Shems FM in Tunisia. Azizi discussed AIC […]


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.



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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