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New Strategy for Afghanistan Calls for More Troops

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by Aysha Qamar “My original instinct was to pull out, and historically I like to follow my instincts,” President Donald Trump said in a speech outlining his plan for the 16-y

‘Improvised Explosive Device’ Damages Minnesota Mosque

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by Aysha Qamar Tragedy took place when a neo-Nazi entered a Gurdwara in Oak Creek, Wis. fatally shooting six worshippers and wounding many others, including a police officer on A

Ibtihaj Muhammad: Fusing Faith, Fashion and Fencing

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by Humera Dasu Islam, saber fencing, and Louella, all have a common denominator- and that is Ibtihaj Muhammad. Otherwise known as the first hijabi on the American Olympic team, Mu

More Christian Than Muslim Refugees Entered the U.S. After Trump Took Office

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by Aysha Qamar While the Trump administration continuously states that the restrictions on immigration it has proposed are not meant to ‘ban Muslims’ from entering the United

Mosque (In)Security in the Age of Trump

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by S. N. Syed Mosques across America (and elsewhere) are experiencing fires, violence, vandalism, and malicious threats at an alarming rate since the election of Donald Trump (i

17 Year old Nabra Hassanen’s Death Shakes the American Muslim Community to the Core

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by Aysha Qamar Another tragic death stuns the Muslim community as a body found in a pond is identified as 17-year-old Nabra Hassanen, of Reston- Northern Virginia. Hassanen was

Anti-sharia Protesters are Selling Phantom Threats

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by Victor Ghalib Begg On June 10, an anti-Muslim group organized rallies in numerous cities across our country against the myth of creeping sharia. What is sharia, or Islamic

The Burden of Being American Muslim in an Anti-Muslim Era

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by Fatima Ahmed In November of 2015, a series of coordinated terror attacks took place in Paris which shocked the world. Just last month, a far-right leader tweeted a video of M

#HappyPeriodDetroit Provides Female Hygiene Products to Local Shelters

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by Nargis Rahman Recently #HappyPeriodDetroit, a local chapter of the social movement #HappyPeriod which provides female hygiene products to those in poverty or homelessness, an

American Muslim Diversity: An Opportunity Or an Opportunity Wasted?

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by Imam Luqman Ahmed Aside from the annual Hajj pilgrimage in Mecca, the presence of Muslims in the United States is arguably the most racially and ethnically diverse assemblage