'Meet a Muslim' Campaign in US Hopes to End Islamophobia, Dispel Misconceptions

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Muslim leaders consider recent incidents of hate crime in the US a part of a deeply alarming trend that came to the forefront in last year's presidential election and hope these "ask me anything" sessions can help end extremism.
With 'Ask A Muslim Anything' Events, New Hampshire Man Hopes to Tackle Misunderstandings
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Many Muslim-Americans will tell you that this is a tough time for them. From the 9/11 attacks to President Trump’s proposed travel ban, Muslims in America feel besieged by discrimination and misunderstanding.
12:03 , 2017 Aug 15
CAIR to Offer ‘Know Your Rights’ Workshop at Virginia Mosque
TEHRAN (IQNA) – On Wednesday, August 16, the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) will hold a “Know Your Rights and Responsibilities’ workshop at one of the largest mosques in Virginia.
10:48 , 2017 Aug 15
“Meet A Muslim” in St. Louis, Missouri
TEHRAN (IQNA) – By many accounts, Sunday’s “Great Muslim Cook-Off and Food Fest” in Forest Park in St. Louis, Missouri, was a big success.
10:56 , 2017 Aug 14
Postcard Peace Event Planned for Minnesota Islamic Center
TEHRAN (IQNA) – A “Postcards for Peace” will be held at the Cole Library on the Cornell College campus in Iowa on Aug. 15 in solidarity with a Minnesota Islamic center.
12:15 , 2017 Aug 12
Faiths Join Hands to Host Free Community Health Fair in Illinois
TEHRAN (IQNA) – A United Methodist congregation and the Islamic Center of Naperville, US state of Illinois, are joining together to offer a free community health fair this September.
11:37 , 2017 Aug 09
Karbala Hosting Int’l Gathering of Hearing-Impaired
TEHRAN (IQNA) – An international gathering of hearing-impaired is being held at the holy shrine of Imam Hussein (AS) in Karbala, Iraq.
11:54 , 2017 Aug 07
Mosque in Kingston Holding Open Weekend
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Kingston Mosque in Britain is reaching out to the community and encouraging people to visit its open weekend.
19:41 , 2017 Aug 03
New Campaign Teaches How to Help When a Muslim Is Harassed
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Signs are everywhere these days urging Americans "If you see something, say something."
12:15 , 2017 Aug 02
Missouri Muslims Showcase City’s Diversity, Challenge Stereotypes Through Food Festival
TEHRAN (IQNA) – The Imam Council of Metropolitan St. Louis (ICMSTL), representing the city's 18 Imams and the Missouri chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Missouri), will host, “The Great Muslim Cook-Off and Food Festival” on August 13.
11:16 , 2017 Aug 02
Ontario Church Hosts Muslim Prayers
TEHRAN (IQNA) – A mosque inside a church, this would sound irregular in any part of the world.
09:49 , 2017 Jul 29
Young Portuguese Embraces Islam in Iran’s Kordestan
TEHRAN (IQNA) – A Portuguese national studying in Iran embraced Islam in a ceremony in Sanandaj, the capital of Kordestan province.
11:51 , 2017 Jul 25
Thousands Expected at Major Food Festival in Mississauga
TEHRAN (IQNA) – The largest halal food fest in North America, the Halal Food Festival Toronto is coming to Mississauga for its fifth year on July 15 from 10 a.m.-10 p.m. and July 16 from 10 a.m.-8 p.m. at the International Centre in Mississauga.
11:32 , 2017 Jul 11