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Basma Azizi invited to judge Thomas Jefferson Scholarship applicants

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

February 21, 2014 Tunis, Tunisia – AIC’s Tunisia Office Director, Basma Azizi, was recently invited to become a judge for the Thomas Jefferson Scholarship slated for March 2014. The Thomas […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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AIC Co-hosts Interfaith Iftar with British Embassy and American Jewish Committee

WASHINGTON, August 5–AIC co-hosted an annual interfaith Iftar together with the British embassy and the American Jewish Committee (AJC), held at  the private residency of  Mr. Philip Barton, Deputy Head of […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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AIC Boston Center Hosts African Iftar

BOSTON, July 11, 2013 – AIC Boston Center held an African Iftar. A diverse group, consisting of both Muslims and non-Muslims attended the event. The Iftar featured: Traditional treats from Morocco, […]

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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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