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CHARLES HAYNES: In a world of sectarian violence, what can be done?

CHARLES HAYNES: In a world of sectarian violence, what can be done?

Last week, the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria — the extremist movement now occupying large swaths of territory in the region — forced the last Christians out of the Iraqi city of Mosul.

July 27, 2014 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: Hajj brings inner peace, indispensable values

GUEST COMMENTARY: Hajj brings inner peace, indispensable values

More than 12,000 American faithful will invade Mecca over the next few days to perform the Hajj, the fifth mandatory duty of Muslims (the other four being belief in God, prayers, charity and fasting).

October 10, 2013 12:05 am
Muslims observe holy month of Ramadan

Muslims observe holy month of Ramadan

Learn more about Ramadan and what it means to Muslims worldwide.

July 19, 2012 1:00 pm

Former Hammond man sues Hillary Clinton over passport denial

HAMMOND | An Illinois man is suing U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton over the denial of his passport application, federal court records show.

April 22, 2012 8:00 pm
Local Muslims forced to defend beliefs after Sept. 11

Local Muslims forced to defend beliefs after Sept. 11

When terrorists hijacked four planes on Sept. 11, 2001, some say they also hijacked a religion.

September 10, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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VIDEO: Muslim discusses life post-Sept. 11

VIDEO: Muslim discusses life post-Sept. 11

Crown Point's Osama Estwani talks about his experiences as a Muslim in the United States following the Sept. 11 attacks.

September 10, 2011 12:00 am
Bin Laden's death a victory, local Muslim leader says

Bin Laden's death a victory, local Muslim leader says

MERRILLVILLE | As Imam Mongy El-Quesny was about to leave the Northwest Indiana Islamic Center on Sunday night, he heard the reports of the killing of Osama bin Laden.

May 02, 2011 4:45 pm Related
Indiana State Prison receives, houses the most Muslim inmates in the state

Indiana State Prison receives, houses the most Muslim inmates in the state

MICHIGAN CITY | Renzee Standberry is a leader, mentor and brother. He's also a devout Muslim serving a 30-year sentence at Indiana State Prison.

April 14, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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IUN Islam Awareness Week offers enlightenment

IUN Islam Awareness Week offers enlightenment

April 05, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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Indiana State Prison receives, houses the most Muslim inmates in the state

Indiana State Prison receives, houses the most Muslim inmates in the state

Muslim inmate Renzee Standberry, right, talks with the prison chaplain, the Rev. Terry Harman, inside the chapel at the Indiana State Prison in Michigan City.

March 11, 2011 5:10 pm
Indiana State Prison receives, houses the most Muslim inmates in the state

Indiana State Prison receives, houses the most Muslim inmates in the state

Indiana State Prison inmate Shahid Iqbal talks about his Muslim faith inside the prison in Michigan City.

March 11, 2011 5:10 pm
Indiana State Prison receives, houses the most Muslim inmates in the state

Indiana State Prison receives, houses the most Muslim inmates in the state

Renzee Standberry gives a sermon to fellow Muslim inmates during a prayer service inside the Indiana State Prison chapel in Michigan City. Each service is attended by nearly 80 inmates at the prison.

March 11, 2011 5:10 pm
Indiana State Prison receives, houses the most Muslim inmates in the state

Indiana State Prison receives, houses the most Muslim inmates in the state

Inmates Shahid Iqbal, left, and Renzee Standberry talk about being Muslim at the Indiana State Prison in Michigan City.

March 11, 2011 5:05 pm
Indiana State Prison receives, houses the most Muslim inmates in the state

Indiana State Prison receives, houses the most Muslim inmates in the state

Inmate Renzee Standberry, top left, leads a Muslim prayer service inside the chapel at the Indiana State Prison in Michigan City. The Muslim population at the Michigan City prison is the largest in the state.

March 11, 2011 5:05 pm
Indiana State Prison receives, houses the most Muslim inmates in the state

Indiana State Prison receives, houses the most Muslim inmates in the state

Inmates at the Indiana State Prison in Michigan City perform salah, a formal prayer service, in the prison chapel.

March 11, 2011 4:55 pm
Indiana State Prison receives, houses the most Muslim inmates in the state

Indiana State Prison receives, houses the most Muslim inmates in the state

Inmate Renzee Standberry reads from the Quran inside the chapel at the Indiana State Prison in Michigan City. Standberry, who has been incarcerated at ISP since 1994, leads the Muslim services at the prison.

March 11, 2011 4:55 pm

On Eid, Muslims seek greater acceptance

CHICAGO | Amid a difficult year for Muslims in the United States, members of Chicago's Islamic community are sharing lessons of their faith during this week's celebration of Eid-ul-Adha, the holiday of sacrifice.

November 18, 2010 12:00 am
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