Entries by AIFD

07/27/2014 AIFD Wishes Muslims a Blessed Eid Al-Fitr

PHOENIX (July 28, 2014) – Muslims around the world commemorated the end of their month long daily fast of Ramadan on Monday, July 28, 2014 with the Holiday of the Feast (Eid al-Fitr). Eid al-Fitr is celebrated in congregational prayer, the giving of gifts and gathering over meals. To all our Muslim friends and supporters, […]

05/30/2014 CAIR’s Anti-Memorial Day Tweets Anger American Muslims

Source: Israel National News A series of Memorial Day tweets made by the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) has angered a number of American Muslims. According to the Clarion Project, the tweets by CAIR officials questioned whether to honor U.S. troops who gave their lives in wars they oppose. CAIR officials frequently depict American soldiers as murderers, imperialists […]

Bookshelf: A Nasty Neologism

The term Islamophobia treats political ideology as akin to race. By JONATHAN SCHANZER, The Wall Street Journal, 1/9/13 “The enemy of America is not our many Muslim friends,” President George W. Bush declared soon after the 9/11 attacks. Mr. Bush’s statement set the tone for the tumultuous decade to come, one in which the nation prosecuted a war […]

Liberal political movements call for protest Friday

Egypt Independent 10/14/12 Read at Egyprt Independent Mohamed ElBaradei’s Constitution Party and the Popular Current movement, a coalition of several civilian parties, called for peaceful marches on Friday, 19 October to protest last Friday’s violence in Tahrir Square. The protest, labeled, “Egypt is for all Egyptians,” would call for immediate investigations into the violence so […]