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Local Muslim Groups Condemn Kidnappings Of Nigerian Schoolgirls

Media advisers from the United States and around the world are heading to Nigeria to help find nearly 300 schoolgirls abducted by a terrorist group.

05/08/2014

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Montgomery Schools Defer Muslim Holiday Vote

Montgomery County school officials have adopted a calendar for the next school year without taking action on a major Muslim holiday for students.

11/17/2013

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Absentee Figures May Hinder School Holiday Effort

Absentee figures for a recent Islamic holy day may make it difficult for Muslim leaders in Montgomery County to persuade officials to make Eid al-Adha an official school holiday.

11/12/2013

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Frederick Library Hosts ‘Muslim Journeys’

The Frederick County Public Libraries are hosting a reading and discussion series aimed at educating people about Muslim faith and culture.

11/04/2013

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Muslim Families Push For Montgomery School Holiday

Muslim families in Montgomery County are pushing to make the Islamic holy day Eid al-Adha a full-fledged school holiday.

10/14/2013

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Muslim Activist Encourages Peers To Balance Faith

Within the span of about a week recently, Haris Tarin spoke at a Washington panel on how the next U.S. president can combat violent Islamic extremism, delivered a guest sermon for Eid in Alexandria, launched an ad campaign on District buses calling for religious tolerance, and hosted an election night party and discussion in Great Falls.

11/26/2012

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Montgomery Co. Schools Won’t Close For Muslim Holy Days

School board members in Montgomery County say they won’t support canceling classes for Muslim holy days next year.

11/14/2012

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Metro Adding Disclaimers After Controversial Pro-Israel Ad

Metro is adding disclaimers to ads in its system after a judge told officials that Metro must post a controversial pro-Israel ad.

10/23/2012

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Md. Muslims Say Anti-American Violence In Middle East Does Not Represent Islam

Speaking out. As the bodies of four Americans return to U.S. soil, Maryland’s Muslim community responds to the violence exploding in the Middle East.

09/14/2012

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High School Student Starts Muslim Prayer Group

When Hamzah Raza came up with the idea to form a Friday prayer group at Urbana High School, some of his fellow Muslim students were skeptical.

02/13/2012

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Muslims Serve Those In Need On ‘Day Of Dignity’

American Muslims try to distance themselves from their violent counterparts overseas and serve others.

10/01/2011

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Israeli Hotel Visit Prompts Discrimination Suit

A Muslim hotel valet at one of Washington’s most exclusive hotels has sued his employer, claiming he was barred from working on floors occupied last year by a visiting Israeli delegation.

08/30/2011

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