Mission & Name
US Foreign Policy (Dr. El-Najjar's Articles)
Anti-Islam Agitators Stretch Fight Beyond
Murfreesboro Mosque, Tennessee
Al-Jazeerah, CCUN, August 6, 2012
Fight Against Islam
Stretches Beyond Tenn. Mosque
Mosque opponents say they are
fighting for the soul of America. Now that the mosque is set
to open this month, they are changing their tactics and
broadening the scope of their complaints against Islam.
Their latest tactic is
to protest requests for accommodations for Muslim students
to pray in local schools.
Dozens of critics of Islam showed up at a recent Rutherford
County school board meeting to voice their disapproval. And
they plan to oppose any attempts by local Muslims to
influence life in Rutherford County.
Crosses Placed Near Tenn. Mosque
Send a Message
"It was more or less to make a
statement to the Muslims about how we felt about our
religion, our Christianity," said Mack Richards, a
Middle Tennessee Baptist Church member who built the
crosses at the request of Grace Baptist member and
friend Bobby Francis.
"We wanted them to see the crosses and know how we felt
(Wis. State Journal)
Muslim Arrests Remembered,
Protested at Albany Mosque
After the highly publicized FBI sting
operation , Yassin Aref and Mohammed Hossain were sentenced
to fifteen years in federal prison. To this day, many people
believe the government targeted them because they are
Muslim, entrapped them, and took their lives away.
Sees Rise in Demand for Halal Meat
During Ramadan, demand for halal meat
-- which is slaughtered in accordance with Islamic law -- is
up at local grocers and producers, as members of
Pittsburgh's Muslim communities look to prepare meals for
the nightly break-fast meals.
U.S. Muslim Solidarity for Syria
Dozens of mosques and Islamic centers
across the United States will join hands in a solidarity
protest with the Syrian people next week to raise awareness
about the ongoing humanitarian disaster created by the
dictatorial regime of President Bashar Al-Assad.
Hadith of the Day: Forgetfulness in Fasting
The Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him)
said: "Whoever forgets he is fasting and eats or drinks is to complete
his fast, as it was God who fed him and gave him something to drink."
The Prophet also said: "God will not hold anyone ... responsible for
what is done in error, forgetfulness or under coercion." (Fiqh-us-Sunnah)
Forces Uighurs to Eat in Ramadan
The statement, posted on the Xinjiang
government website, urged party leaders to bring "gifts" of food to
local village leaders to ensure that they were eating during
Bill Hamid Balances Body, Spirit in Ramadan
New York Police Violate Muslims' Rights
The New York City Police Department's
surveillance of Muslims violates their rights and produces no
intelligence of any value, the FBI has found.
CAIR Rep in NPR Report on Romney's Mideast Comments
Plots to Take Down Grover Norquist
If Frank Gaffney gets his way, Grover
Norquist won't be at a high-profile conservative gathering known as the
Conservative Political Action Conference in October.
A Pointless Pledge on Guest Speakers (Tampa Bay Times)
The made-up controversy over guest
speakers in the public schools shows how far some Hillsborough
County tea party activists will go to throw the entire school system
in reverse. This campaign is aimed not solely at censoring the
voices of Muslims in this community. It stands as a warning shot to
the board that a vocal minority not entirely sold on public
education in the first place wants to micromanage the eighth-largest
school district in the country.
Muslims United Against Poverty, Saturday Sept 29, 2012
2 Pig Heads
Hung Outside French Mosque