Archive for the ‘Press Releases’

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 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, […]


AIC Boston Center Hosts European Iftar

  BOSTON, July 16, 2013—AIC Boston Center held a European Iftar. Zainab al-Suwaij, AIC Executive Director attended the event and meet with several key New England Interfaith Council members. Members […]



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

AIC’s Executive Director speaks on PBS News Hour

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 […]

02/19/2015 | Domestic news | News
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