Posted by: Abrahim | 28/01/2009

MUSLIM NEWS DIGEST (July 2010)

   
Interfaith Dialogue Is Urged. St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 7/17/10 http://www.stltoday.com/lifestyles/faith-and-values/article_f9daa43c-1fd0-5ffc-b143-eb2901a909de.html
 
Muslim Groups To Survey 600 US Mosques. Washington Post, 7/17/10 http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/07/16/AR2010071605762.html?wprss=rss_metro
 
Ramadan And Eid ul-Fitr Announcement. ISNA. http://www.isna.net/events/Special-Announcement/Ramadan-and-Eid-ul-Fitr-Announcement.aspx
 
NBC, CBS Reject Anti-Mosque Ad. Detroit News, 7/17/10 http://www.detnews.com/article/20100716/NATION/7160419/1361/NBC–CBS-reject-anti-mosque-ad
 
International Lawyers Meet To Defend Gaza Flotilla Activists. People’s Daily, 7/17/10 http://english.peopledaily.com.cn/90001/90777/90854/7070022.html
 
Introduction To Kashmir Conflict. Kashmir Library. http://www.kashmirlibrary.org/
 
Muslims Urged To ‘Reach Out’ To Others. Zakir Hussain, Asia News Network, 7/16/10 http://www.asianewsnet.net/home/news.php?id=13164&sec=1
 
Islamic Clothing Requirements. About.Islam. http://islam.about.com/od/dress/p/clothing_reqs.htm?nl=1
 
Friday Nasiha. Weekly Reminders for Successful Life, 7/16/10 http://www.fridaynasiha.com/
 
Do Miracles Imply Divinity? Laurence B. Brown, Level Truth. http://www.leveltruth.org/documents/articles/Do%20Miracles%20Imply%20Divinity.doc
 
Conquering “Marriage Boredom”. 10 Tips To Spice Up Your Marriage. Samana Siddiqui, Sound Vision. http://www.soundvision.com/Info/marriage/spiceupmarriage.asp
 
Muslim Scholars Score A Hit On Malaysian Reality TV Show. Earth Times, 7/16/10 http://www.earthtimes.org/articles/news/335103,tv-show-feature.html
 
We Are A Muslim, Please: Book by Zaiba Malik. Independent, 7/16/10 http://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/books/reviews/we-are-a-muslim-please-by-zaiba-malik-2027385.html
 
Kashmir Crisis: Kashmiris Want Justice. Nilofar Suharwardy, Muslim Observer, 7/15/10 http://muslimmedianetwork.com/mmn/?p=6513
 
Majority Of Islam Rejects Extremists, Says Obama. Rediff, 7/15/10 http://news.rediff.com/interview/2010/jul/15/majority-of-islam-rejects-extremists-obama.htm
 
Muslim Foundation Seeks To Help Domestic Violence Victims. Plano Star, 7/15/10 http://www.planostar.com/articles/2010/07/16/plano_star-courier/news/684.txt
 
Despite In Settlement Freeze, Buildings Rise. New York Times, 7/15/10 http://www.nytimes.com/2010/07/15/world/middleeast/15settlements.html
 
A Muslim Cartoonist On “Draw Muhammad Day”. G. Willow Wilson, Washington Post, 7/15/10 http://newsweek.washingtonpost.com/onfaith/guestvoices/2010/07/by_g_willow_wilson_when.html
 
Islamic Group To Break Ground On New Facility In Martinez, GA. NBC Augusta, 7/15/10 http://www.nbcaugusta.com/news/local/Islamic-group-to-break-ground-on-new-facility-in-Martinez-98455714.html
 
Abu Dhabi On Mission To Preserve Muslims’ Musical Heritage. Middle East Online, 7/15/10 http://www.middle-east-online.com/english/?id=40062
 
Meet ‘Muslim Advocate’ Farhana Khera. Farrah Hamid, Elan, 7/14/10 http://www.elanthemag.com/index.php/site/featured_articles_detail/meet_muslim_advocate_farhana_khera-nid531112413/
 
47th Annual ISNA Convention In The News: Coverage Of This Year’s Events. ISNA, 7/14/10 http://www.isna.net/articles/News/47th-Annual-ISNA-Convention-in-The-News-Coverage-of-This-Years-Events.aspx
 
Oman Airline Growing As A Niche Player. Zawya, 7/14/10 http://www.zawya.com/Story.cfm/sidZAWYA20100714045703/Oman%20Air%20growing%20as%20a%20niche%20player
 
Shaykh Hamza Yusuf Delivers Again With His New Book ‘The Prayer Of The Oppressed’. J. Samia Mair, Baltimore Muslim Examiner, 7/13/10 http://www.examiner.com/x-9968-Baltimore-Muslim-Examiner~y2010m7d14-Shaykh-Hamza-Yusuf-delivers-again-with-his-new-book-The-Prayer-of-The-Oppressed?cid=examiner-email
 
Three Reasons To Not Call Terrorism ‘Islamic’. David Gushee, Washington post, 7/13/10 http://newsweek.washingtonpost.com/onfaith/panelists/david_gushee/2010/07/taking_religion_seriously.html
 
Rep. Jerry Nadler: We Must End The War In Afghanistan Now. Reader Supported News, 7/13/10 http://www.readersupportednews.org/opinion/35-35/1997-rep-jerry-nadler-we-must-end-the-war-in-afghanistan-now
 
Health, Fasting And Sports Performance. New Straits Times, 7/13/10 http://www.nst.com.my/nst/articles/Health_Fastingandsportsperformance/Article/
 
Bahrain Generated $1.7 Billion From Tourism In 2009. Zawya, 7/13/10 http://www.zawya.com/Story.cfm/sidZAWYA20100713070824/Bahrain%20generated%20$1.7b%20From%20Tourism%20In%202009
 
KO’ed By Islam: Tyson Weeps On Spiritual Tour In Saudi Arabia. Fareeda Ahmed, Elan, 7/12/10 http://www.elanthemag.com/index.php/site/blog_detail/koed_by_islam_tyson_weeps_on_spiritual_tour_in_saudi-nid66985892/
 
NYC Mayor Bloomberg: Investigating Mosque Is Un-American. Boston Globe, 7/12/10 http://www.boston.com/news/nation/articles/2010/07/12/nyc_mayor_investigating_mosque_is_un_american/
 
Family Matters At Islamic Conference. Mississauga News, 7/12/10 http://www.mississauga.com/news/news/article/846064
 
During Ramadan, Be Sure To Eat Your Two Meals A Day. Imam Abdullah Bey El-Amin. Muslim Observer, 7/11/10 http://muslimmedianetwork.com/mmn/?p=6491
 
Pakistani Woman Appointed To Canadian Senate. Latafat Ali Siddiqui, Dawn, 7/11/10 http://www.dawn.com/wps/wcm/connect/dawn-content-library/dawn/the-newspaper/front-page/pakistani-woman-appointed-to-canadian-senate-170
 
Victims Buried As Bosnia Marks Srebrenica Anniversary. BBC, 7/11/10 http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/10589614
 
Aisan-Ul-Haq Qureshi Reaches Wimbledon Quarter Finals. Muslim Observer, 7/11/10 http://muslimmedianetwork.com/mmn/?p=6485
 
Adnan Virk Joins ESPN. Muslim Observer, 7/11/10 http://muslimmedianetwork.com/mmn/?p=6482
 
Engaging Muslims Around The World. VOA News, 7/10/10 http://www1.voanews.com/policy/editorials/Engaging-Muslims-Around-The-World–98187694.html
 
Advisory: US Muslim Travelers Warned Of ‘Forced Exile’. CAIR, 7/10/10 http://www.cair.com/ArticleDetails.aspx?mid1=763&&ArticleID=26498&&name=n&&currPage=1
 
Iranian-American Artist Dadgar Dispels The Myths Of Islam. Sillicon Valley Mercury News, 7/9/10 http://www.mercurynews.com/ci_15470872?IADID=Search-www.mercurynews.com-www.mercurynews.com
 
Fashion And Faith: A Sleek Hijab On The Sports Field. Boloji, 7/9/10 http://cms.boloji.com/index.cfm?md=Blogs&sd=Blog&BlogID=195
 
Muslim Numbers Soar In Latin America’s Islamic Resurgence. Alfonso Danuels, Via Islamica. http://viaislamica.com/dawa_issue_07_Muslim.html
 
PHOTOS: Journey Of Faith Through Camera. Muslim. http://themuslim.ca/2010/07/11/journey-of-faith-conference-through-camera/
 
AUDIO: Cool Jobs: USPS Preserves Stamps in Cave. Khalid Hussain Ph.D. Manages US Postal Service Stamp Fulfillment Center in Kansas City, MO. Federal News Radio, (9 min). http://www.federalnewsradio.com/?nid=150&sid=2004488
 
VIDEOS: 1. Kansas City’s Islamic Centers, Old And New. Bassam Helwani, Culturally Speaking, YouTube (2 min) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3wpIzDb4RTU
2. In Battle To Build Mosque Near Ground Zero, Opponents Ask ‘Why There?’ CNN (2 min) http://www.cnn.com/2010/US/07/14/new.york.ground.zero.mosque/index.html?iref=allsearch
 
    CALENDAR OF EVENTS   
    
ALHUDA HAJJ & UMRAH: For Hajj & Umrah trip info; contact Hamid Amellal 816-600-8159 info@AlhudaHajj.com website http://daralhudausa.com/index.htm . PEACE FOR HOLY LAND: Jul 22, Thu, 7pm. Guest speaker David Wildman. Broadway United Methodist Church, 406 W 74th St, KCMO. END THE OCCUPATION: NATIONAL ORGANIZERS’ CONFERENCE: Jul 23-25. KCMO. http://www.endtheoccupation.org/article.php?list=type&type=340 AMERICAN LEADERSHIP INITIATIVE FOR MUSLIMS CONVENTION: Jul 23-25. Washigton, DC. http://www.islamicinformationcenter.org/ NATIONAL PEACE CONFERENCE: Jul 23-25, Albany, NY. http://nationalpeaceconference.org/Home_Page.html 11TH ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL KASHMIR PEACE CONFERENCE. Jul 29-30. Capitol Hill, Washington DC. kacouncil@kashmiri.com . THE GREAT SCARF EXCHANGE: Jul 31, Sat, 1:30-4:00pm. Bring one or more clean scarf, take one you like more. Light refreshments served. Donate $1 to Umaimah Khalifa Nursery of the Al-Inshirah Islamic Center. Plaza Library, 4801 Main St, KCMO. ISLAMIC GAMES MIDWEST: Jul 31-Aug 1. Dearborn, MI. http://islamic-games.com/ KS & MO PRIMARY ELECTIONS: Aug 3. Tue. For advance voting contact local election office. Your vote counts..  PAKISTANI-AMERICAN STUDENTS: Aug 6, Friday, Washington DC. First Annual Youth Empowerment Conference. http://pakpac.net/Youth%20event_aug%202010/Announcement.asp REMEMBRANCE OF HIROSHIMA/NAGASAKI BOMBINGS: Aug 6, Fri. Potluck 6:30pm, annual observance 7:30pm. Loose Park, 5200 Wornall Rd, KCMO. RAMADAN: Aug 11, Wed. First day of the month of fasting expected per moon sighting http://moonsighting.com/ramadan.html. RAMADAN MUBARAK. MOSQUE CARES ANNUAL CONVENTION: Sep 2-6. Somerset, NJ. Mosque Cares/Ministry of W. Deen Mohammed sponsors Ramadan Session and Annual Muslim Convention. http://www.wdmministry.com/convention/registration.htm EID AL-FITR: Sep 10, Fri. Eid al-Fitr (celebration of completion of the month of fasting) expected per moon sighting  http://moonsighting.com/ramadan.html . KC FESTIVAL OF FAITHS: Oct 19, Tue. 7pm. Gest Speaker: Bruce Feiler at Village Presbyterian Church 6641 Mission Rd, Prairie Village, KS. http://www.festivaloffaithskc.org/ ISNA SOUTH CENTRAL ZONE CONFERENCE: Oct 23, Sat, Dallas. http://www.isna.net/Conferences/pages/South-Central-Conference.aspx WRITERS PLACE: Oct 28, Thu, 7pm. 3607 Pennsylvania, KC MO. Writers Place and  Festival of Faiths present a multifaceted reading by a diverse group of Kansas City authors as they share, in poetry and prose, their inner pilgrimages. ISPU 2010 ANNUAL BANQUET: Oct 30, Sun, 6:30pm. Livonia, MI. Keynote speaker: Farah Pandith. http://ispu.org/  “THE HINDU AND THE COWBOY”: Nov 8, Mon eve. Kansas City’s one-act play inspired by true stories of people from many faith traditions. Truman Forum, Plaza Library. 6TH ANNUAL TABLE OF FAITHS LUNCHEON: Nov 11, Thu. “Making a Difference, Changing Lives.” Hyatt Regency Crown Center. Greater KC Interfaith Council. http://kcinterfaith.org/ EID AL-ADHA: Nov 16 Tue is expected to the Eid Al-Adha. The celebration of the completion of Hajj. http://moonsighting.com/ramadan.html INTERFAITH THANKSGIVING DINNER: Nov 21, Sun. Reginer Hall at Johnson County Community College, Overland Park, KS.


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