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Svetlana Kurbanova, an FIU Visiting Fulbright scholar, is bringing the celebration of renowned Uzbek poets to FIU.

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Zakat, or almsgiving, is one of the five pillars of Islam. Dr. Iqbal Akhtar, associate professor of religious studies, explains the meaning of Zakat and why it matters.

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This article explores who the Hazara people are and what a Taliban controlled Afghanistan means for their future.

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Dr. Iqbal Akhtar explains the Islamic new year and what it means.

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The practice of fasting has entered popular culture in recent years as a way to lose extra pounds. However, the practice is far from new and around the world the pious have been fasting for millennia.

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The Fulbright program is celebrating its 75th anniversary this year. The program and FIU are successful in meaningful engagement across the world because of global champions like Iqbal Akhtar.

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Western countries like the U.S. might have fewer women pursuing physics degrees compared to Muslim-majority countries because of identity conflicts caused by cultural expectations in the physics community and in society.

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FIU community members recently participated in their first-ever #305 Iftar, a virtual take on the communal breaking of the fast during the Islamic holy month of Ramadan.

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The FIU in the Middle East study abroad program, led by faculty director Mohamed K. Ghumrawi, gets honorable mention in FIU Magazine.

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Jaffer Center hosts several experts to discuss the current state of religious freedom in the U.S., through the Muslim perspective

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