Topic: Gallup Center for Muslim Studies

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  • President Obama to hold Iftar dinner: Five facts about the Muslim ceremony

    President Obama to hold Iftar dinner: Five facts about the Muslim ceremony

    Continuing a tradition first started by one of the nation’s Founding Fathers, President Obama will host an iftar dinner Wednesday evening at 8:30 in the State Dining Room to celebrate the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. The president is no stranger to the sunset fast-breaking meal – he likely attended many as a boy in Indonesia – but Wednesday’s event comes with a star-studded guest list and an agenda: reaching out to an important, and often embattled constituency.

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  • President Obama to hold Iftar dinner: Five facts about the Muslim ceremony

    President Obama to hold Iftar dinner: Five facts about the Muslim ceremony

    Continuing a tradition first started by one of the nation’s Founding Fathers, President Obama will host an iftar dinner Wednesday evening at 8:30 in the State Dining Room to celebrate the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. The president is no stranger to the sunset fast-breaking meal – he likely attended many as a boy in Indonesia – but Wednesday’s event comes with a star-studded guest list and an agenda: reaching out to an important, and often embattled constituency.

  • Wearing the Muslim veil in America: What it's like

    Wearing the Muslim veil in America: What it's like

    Wearing the Muslim veil in America may cause awkward moments, but this hijabi finds more positive than negative in her choice.

  • What do a billion Muslims really think?

    The Gallup Poll of the Muslim World is the most comprehensive study ever done of this group. Many key results counter conventional wisdom.