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  • Mosque plan called too large for rural Howard County

    Leaders of the Dar-us-Salaam community in College Park have been looking for years for a new home, a place for a school and a mosque close enough to be convenient for members living in several counties. They've scouted hundreds of spots and looked closely...
  • Howard County Muslim Council celebrates 10 empowering years

    Howard County Muslim Council celebrates 10 empowering years
    Ten years ago, Anwer Hasan and about a dozen other Muslims met in the basement of Hasan's Clarksville home to launch an organization that at the time was unique to Maryland: the Howard County Muslim Council. The 9-11 terrorist attacks were fresh in...
  • Howard County Democrat balances faith, politics

    Anwer Hasan got involved in politics after the 2001 terrorist attacks, a time of tension for many Muslim Americans. "The rhetoric that was coming out against Muslims at that time, that was the reason for us to get organized and start working to tell...
  • UM researchers mine data to uncover terrorist threats

    UM researchers mine data to uncover terrorist threats
    U.S. counterterrorism efforts monitor and sort vast databases of information for clues on potential plots. Now a team of University of Maryland researchers have used data-mining techniques employed by online giants like Google and Amazon.com to aid in the...
  • UMBC mathematician Manil Suri publishes his third novel

    UMBC mathematician Manil Suri publishes his third novel
    In one way or another, Manil Suri has spent his entire life charting what happens when polar opposites are brought together in unexpected and at times startling juxtapositions. Suri, 53, is an acclaimed novelist, and a career mathematician who teaches...
  • Conservatives' indulgence of hate speech is cause for concern

    Columnist Marta Mossburg's column on the Maryland Council on American-Islamic Relations' protest against Pamela Geller as a speaker at the recent Maryland Conservative Action Network conference in Annapolis is factually incorrect ("A controversial...
  • On Libya attacks, Romney has a point

    On Libya attacks, Romney has a point
    The attack on the American consulate in Libya that left four dead, including our ambassador to that country, Chris Stevens, is outrageous and deplorable. The senseless loss of life there should be a cause of mourning for Americans, not a flash point in...
  • Muslim leaders in Maryland condemn attacks

    Events such as the attacks on the U.S. diplomatic missions in Libya and Egypt that left four Americans dead make Hasan Jalisi's work more difficult. As president of the Maryland Muslim Council, the Baltimore County surgeon works with Christian, Jewish...
  • Pakistan coming apart at the seams

    Pakistan coming apart at the seams
    Distracted by the deadly violence in Mali and Algeria, no one seems to be paying adequate attention to the tragicomedy under way in Pakistan. This matters because recent events demonstrate without equivocation that Pakistan is an utterly failed state --...
  • Childish behavior, deadly consequences

    Childish behavior, deadly consequences
    I was not aware of a film insulting to Islam until American embassies were attacked in Libya and Egypt. Thus, Muslim extremists managed, through the expedient of riot and rampage, to bring attention to the very thing they loathe, a thing which, but for...
  • Don't misplace blame for Middle Eastern mayhem

    Don't misplace blame for Middle Eastern mayhem
    An incendiary video about the prophet Muhammad, "Innocence of Muslims," was blamed for the mob attacks on our embassies in Libya and Egypt(and later, Yemen). In Libya, Ambassador Christopher Stevensand three other Americans were murdered. The video...
  • The tide of Islamophobia

    Today, the Maryland Conservative Action Network (MDCAN) is hosting a daylong conference in Annapolis entitled "Turning the Tides." Those scheduled to attend include Republican state Dels. Nic Kipke and Neil Parrott, Frederick County Board of Commissioners...