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AIC Extends Sympathy to the People of Belgium and Condemns Terrorist Attacks

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: American Islamic Congress 1718 M Street NW, #243 Washington, D.C. 20036 (202) 457-5890   “AIC Extends Sympathy to the People of Belgium and Condemns Terrorist […]


AIC Statement on the Tragedies in Paris and San Bernardino

December 3, 2015 “The American Islamic Congress condemns, in the strongest terms, the heinous acts of violence that took place in Paris on the evening of November 13, and on […]


Basma Azizi invited to judge Thomas Jefferson Scholarship applicants

02/21/2014 | Blog | Press Releases | Tunisia

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 […]


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 […]


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

12/3/2013 | News | Press Releases

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 […]


AIC Announces: The Struggle for Individual Rights in the Middle East, 8th Annual “Dream Deferred” Essay Contest

10/21/2013 | Press Releases

$10,000 in prizes for young American and Middle Eastern writers Winners from previous years featured in critically acclaimed book: Arab Spring Dreams  WASHINGTON, October 22, 2013 – The American Islamic […]


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 Opens Anti-Violence Program With Syrians in Turkey

08/29/2013 | News | Press Releases

GAZIANTEP, TURKEY—In August, AIC began implementation of an anti-violence program in Gaziantep, Turkey, aimed at peaceful conflict resolution by preventing revenge and retaliatory violence through educating influential Syrians from the […]


AIC Boston Center Hosts American Muslim Life Iftar

BOSTON, July 31, 2013—AIC Boston Center concluded the AIC “Iftars Around the World” series with an American Iftar. Several of the New England  Interfaith Council members attended the event. The […]


AIC DC Center Hosts First Annual Iftar

WASHINGTON, July 25, 2013 – AIC DC Center held its first annual Iftar. A large and diverse group, consisting of both Muslims and non-Muslims attended the event. “Our theme this […]



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 […]

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

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 […]

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