Archive | July, 2012

Letter from Senator Carl Levan to IRSHAD’s Chairman

July 29, 2012

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Dear Friend: Thank you for contacting me about the transfer of detainees to other nations and the allegations of mistreatment at their hands. I appreciate hearing your views on this very important matter. It is unacceptable for the United States to hand detainees over to countries with a track record of torture. Delivering detainees to […]

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IRSHADONLINE PODCAST TEST

July 26, 2012

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IRSHADONLINE PODCAST TEST

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5 Things You Didn’t Know About Ramadan by Vali Nasr – ForeignPolicy.com

July 22, 2012

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Mid-August marks the start of the holy month of Ramadan, when hundreds of millions of Muslims will fast from dawn to dusk; for the faithful, that also means no daytime arguing, cursing, or sex. But it’s not all about pious asceticism. Ramadan is a world-moving force in its own right — an unpredictable time of rampant consumerism, surprising conflict, and political skulduggery.

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Islamic University Scholar Finds Headscarves Not Required

July 22, 2012

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  http://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/culture/2012/07/al-azhar-islam-did-not-impose-th.html   Al-Azhar University has awarded Sheikh Mustafa Mohammad Raashed a doctorate in Shariah and law with honors. His thesis discussed the hijab (veil) within Islamic jurisprudence. He asserted that the hijab “is not an Islamic obligation.” ABOUT THIS ARTICLE Summary: In a landmark doctoral dissertation, Sheikh Mustafa Mohammad Raashed says his studies found […]

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U.S. ranks 88th in Global Peace Index

July 11, 2012

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Silence

July 9, 2012

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Sustain Earth

July 9, 2012

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Silence… The Mute Evil

July 8, 2012

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The Seven Odes of Al-Mu‘allaqāt (المعلقات السبع): An Introduction to Pre-Islamic Poetry (“الشعر الجاهلي”)

July 6, 2012

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The Pre-Islamic Arabs regarded the oral and literary forms of Arabic as a great honor. Pre-Islamic poetry was filled with fantastic metaphors and similes, and long arrays of adjectives to modify the same word. Classical Arabic poetry emphasized rhyming, which was largely a result of the love of the sounds of words. In a similar vein, the language of the […]

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Chairman of IRSHAD Gets Recognized for Continued Leadership in Education

July 5, 2012

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Happiness is By You

July 2, 2012

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