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Council of American Islamic Relations

Muslim Scholars To Islamic State: You Don't Understand Islam

Religion News Service | Lauren Markoe | Posted 09.25.2014 | Religion

WASHINGTON (RNS) More than 120 Muslim scholars from around the world joined an open letter to the “fighters and followers” of the Islamic State, d...

What's Yours?

Common Ground News Service | Posted 04.04.2013 | Religion
Common Ground News Service

Jihad, the Arabic term, often mistranslated as "holy war" or narrowly defined as religiously justified warfare, is at its root actually a synonym for "struggle" or "striving."

Obama Reelected: Who Won in America and the Middle East?

Wilfredo Amr Ruiz | Posted 01.12.2013 | Politics
Wilfredo Amr Ruiz

Hopefully, in his last presidential mandate, Obama will come to realize that sticking to detrimental policies of isolationism, drone-bombarding and war-mongering will not produce a good image for the United States or constructive international relations.

Who Will Muslims Vote For?

Wilfredo Amr Ruiz | Posted 11.12.2012 | Politics
Wilfredo Amr Ruiz

As American Muslims grow in number, their presence is more evident in all sectors of society: business, academia, sports, non-profit organizations, civil rights organizations, education and propagation centers, and in politics.