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Local Muslim Community Shares Terror Concerns Amidst Independence Day Weekend Celebrations

GRANADA HILLS (CBSLA.com) — While local Muslim Americans mark Ramadan and celebrate Independence Day, they also say they’re being vigilant amid terror warnings this weekend. 403 more words


Engineering Diplomacy

Randa Fahmy ’86 Negotiates in the International Arena

By Geoff Gehman

Randa Fahmy ’86 was working overtime to broker a deal between her client, a well-known American maker of highly sensitive defense equipment, and a Middle Eastern country well known for working with Americans. 1,134 more words


Scarlett Undercover ~ By Jennifer Latham - 4.5 Stars

 I received this ebook from NetGalley and Little Brown in exchange for an honest review.

16-year-old Scarlett has lost both her parents but that hasn’t stopped her from wanting to clean-up crime in her hometown. 625 more words

Seize The Day: Random Act Of Kindness-Empower Someone

One day I got a random voice mail on my cell phone from a couple in Miami, Florida who had seen the PBS “Sacred Journey’s” documentary and shared their appreciation of my work. 93 more words

Muslim Americans

Muslim businesses in the construction industry host Networking Luncheon on Sunday, June 7th 2015

As-salaamualikum my dear respected brothers and sisters,

A number of Muslim businesses in the construction industry are hosting a Networking Luncheon on Sunday, June 7th from 12-2:30pm at the Silver Spring Civic Center in Montgomery County that is geared toward Muslim businesses and individuals who are in the industry. 172 more words

Muslim Americans

How Muslim-Americans Can Avoid Being Trolled by Israel-Firsters

This post originally ran on Juan Cole’s website.

In the period from roughly 610 to 622 CE (“AD”), Muhammad ibn Abdallah of the noble Quraysh tribe in the western Arabian city of Mecca preached monotheism to an outraged polytheistic city dedicated to the worship of ancient Near Eastern goddesses, and the commerce of which deeply depended on fairs dedicated to those deities. 1,057 more words


Let's Talk About Sex.

Sex. Oh laawwwdddd. No. Please let’s move on and talk about something else. Anything else. Is nail polish okay to pray with? Should we wear a kufi when we pray? 1,118 more words