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Anti-Islamophobia motion offers a chance to take a stand against hatred. Why quibble over semantics? by Ahmed Fattouh in Edmonton AB

Anti-Islamophobia motion offers a chance to take a stand against hatred. Why quibble over semantics?

A multitude of far-fetched theories are being peddled about a parliamentary motion that seeks to have MPs study and find solutions to Islamophobia, discrimination..

Posted by: Ahmed Fattouh

Tags: Canada, Islamophobia, Quebec, Muslim, Liberal

Posted: 02/20/2017

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Syrian refugee gives birth hours after landing in Fort McMurray by Ahmed Fattouh in Edmonton AB

Syrian refugee gives birth hours after landing in Fort McMurray

Fort McMurray — At some point between leaving a refugee camp in Jordan and getting settled at her new home in Fort McMurray, Ibtesam Alkarnake’s water..

Posted by: Ahmed Fattouh

Tags: Canada, Fort, Mcmurray, Syrian, Refugee, Birth, Church

Posted: 02/04/2017

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U of A waives application fees for students affected by U.S. travel ban by Ahmed Fattouh in Edmonton AB

U of A waives application fees for students affected by U.S. travel ban

The University of Alberta is waiving application fees for students affected by a new U.S travel ban. The university said prospective students from the seven..

Posted by: Ahmed Fattouh

Tags: Alberta, University, Trump, Ban, Us, Students, Fees

Posted: 02/04/2017

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New multi-faith prayer space aims to achieve collaboration by Ahmed Fattouh in Edmonton AB

New multi-faith prayer space aims to achieve collaboration

After nearly a decade of lobbying the University of Alberta for a larger space for religious students to gather and pray, Friday night marked the grand opening..

Posted by: Ahmed Fattouh

Tags: Alberta, Faith, Muslim, Prayer, Space, Christian, Religion

Posted: 02/04/2017

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Human chain surrounds Edmonton mosque in show of love, support by Ahmed Fattouh in Edmonton AB

Human chain surrounds Edmonton mosque in show of love, support

Worshippers leaving the Rahma Mosque after their afternoon prayers Friday were met by demonstrators who had surrounded the Muslim Association of Canada Islamic..

Posted by: Ahmed Fattouh

Tags: Alberta, Edmonton, Mosque, Human, Shield, Love

Posted: 02/04/2017

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'Adapt or go back': Racist note shocks Edmonton Muslim man by Ahmed Fattouh in Edmonton AB

'Adapt or go back': Racist note shocks Edmonton Muslim man

A Muslim man living in Edmonton says his sense of security has been shattered by a racist note wedged into the driver's side door of his car on Tuesday. At..

Posted by: Ahmed Fattouh

Tags: Racist, Edmonton, Muslim, Note

Posted: 02/02/2017

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'So much love and positivity:' University students mark World Hijab Day by Ahmed Fattouh in Edmonton AB

'So much love and positivity:' University students mark World Hijab Day

The University of Manitoba looked a little more colourful than usual on Wednesday – and it wasn’t just because the sun was out. Dozens of students..

Posted by: Ahmed Fattouh

Tags: Edmonton, University, Students, World, Hijab, Day

Posted: 02/02/2017

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Edmonton panel to address racism and the refugee crisis Wednesday night by Ahmed Fattouh in Edmonton AB

Edmonton panel to address racism and the refugee crisis Wednesday night

Canada needs to own up to the xenophobia within our own borders, says Irfan Chaudhry, founder of the Twitter Racism Project and one of the speakers at a MacEwan..

Posted by: Ahmed Fattouh

Tags: Edmonton, Panel, Racism, Refugee, Crisis

Posted: 02/02/2017

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University panel tackles Islamophobia and Syrian refugee crisis by Ahmed Fattouh in Edmonton AB

University panel tackles Islamophobia and Syrian refugee crisis

The way racism and Islamophobia shaped the response to the Syrian refugee crisis was the subject of a panel at MacEwan University on Wednesday evening. Following..

Posted by: Ahmed Fattouh

Tags: Edmonton, University, Islamophobia, Syrian, Refugee, Crisis, Racism, Quebec

Posted: 02/02/2017

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Lebanon president says new trash plan on the by Ahmed Fattouh in Edmonton AB

Lebanon president says new trash plan on the

BEIRUT: A new waste management plan for Lebanon is in the works, said President Michel Aoun said to a delegation of municipal leaders on Monday, according to..

Posted by: Ahmed Fattouh

Tags: Lebanon, Beirut, Trash, Plan, Waste, Aoun

Posted: 01/30/2017

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Trump travel ban lands in Beirut by Ahmed Fattouh in Edmonton AB

Trump travel ban lands in Beirut

BEIRUT/DAMASCUS: A Syrian Christian Orthodox family were returned to Beirut Sunday after being denied entry to the United States following a travel ban enacted..

Posted by: Ahmed Fattouh

Tags: Lebanon, Trump, Ban, Beirut, Us, Immigration

Posted: 01/30/2017

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6 dead, 8 injured in Quebec City mosque attack by Ahmed Fattouh in Edmonton AB

6 dead, 8 injured in Quebec City mosque attack

QUEBEC - In what Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Premier Philippe Couillard both called a "terrorist attack," six people were killed and eight others injured..

Posted by: Ahmed Fattouh

Tags: Quebec, City, Mosque, Attack, Alberta, Terrorist, Canada, Muslim, Death

Posted: 01/30/2017

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