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Mumbai Police Opposes Plea To Recall David Headley In 26/11 Trial
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Mumbai: The Mumbai Police today opposed an application filed by Sayed Zabiuddin Ansari alias Abu Jundal, who is facing trial in the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack case, seeking to recall Pakistani-American terrorist David Colemen Headley before the court … No tags for this post.

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My Niece, My Daughter, My Granddaughter
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Whether she chooses to call herself Pakistani-American or not, her grandparents on both sides of her family will remain Pakistani immigrants. Whether she closely identifies with being Muslim or not, her name and her skin color and her ethnicity will … No tags for this post.

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The plight of Muslim Republicans in the Trump era
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… family values, pro-business, pro-trade,” says Ahmed, a Pakistani-American patent attorney, whose failed congressional run in 2011 helped her realize her interpretation of her Islamic faith was incompatible with the platform of the modern Democratic … No tags for this post.

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Truman Foundation Names Pakistani American 2016 Scholar
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Among the 54 college juniors chosen as this year's Truman Scholars was Pakistani American Hasher Nisar. Nisar and the other scholars will be honored May 29 at the Truman Library in Independence, Mo. (Truman Foundation photo). Posted: Monday, May 2, … No tags for this post.

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Photo Flash: First Look at DISGRACED at Capital Stage
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Amir Kapoor is a successful Pakistani-American lawyer who is rapidly moving up the corporate ladder while distancing himself from his cultural roots. Emily, his wife, is white; she's an artist, and her work is influenced by Islamic imagery. When the … No tags for this post.

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Capital Stage presents Pulitzer winning, Tony Award nominated 'Disgraced'
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Amir Kapoor is a successful Pakistani-American lawyer who is rapidly moving up the corporate ladder while distancing himself from his cultural roots. Emily, his wife, is white; she's an artist, and her work is influenced by Islamic imagery. When the … No tags for this post.

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The symbol and the state of the federation
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… in the imperfect world the way it is, especially when it comes to our blessed land. The writer is a Pakistani-American mortgage banker. He blogs at http://dasghar.blogspot.com and can be reached at [email protected] He tweets at http://twitter.com … No tags for this post.

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Disgraced at Arena Stage (review)
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We're introduced to Amir (Nehal Joshi), a hard-working Pakistani-American corporate lawyer on track to make partner and his loving wife Emily (Ivy Vahanian), an artist with a shot at a Whitney show. Maybe a little too neatly, Amir discredits the … No tags for this post.

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Pakistan's envoy to US meets American lawmakers and community members in Detriot
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They also acknowledged the role of Pakistani-American community in developing ties between two countries as well as in economic development of United States. During a meeting with members of the Pakistani community in Michigan, Ambassador Jilani … No tags for this post.

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'Prison Break' 2016: Pakistani-American Actor Faran Tahir Another Newcomer In …
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Faran Tahir is an actor of Pakistani-American origin. The actor recently announced the news on Facebook stating that his role will be that of a recurring character called Jamil. According to the actor, viewers can see him in Season 5 of “Prison Break … No tags for this post.

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Funny Girls
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“There's a renaissance of art happening in Pakistan,” said Fawzia Mirza, a Pakistani-American comic who has performed around the world. “You're seeing people using comedy as a platform in a different way. What's happening now is a blending of East and … No tags for this post.

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Gulfshore final play delves into faith differences
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In "The Who and the What," the heat is in the family of Afzal, an overbearing, well-set Pakistani-American patriarch with two daughters: the academic, independent Zarina and the compliant, if conflicted, Mahwish. (She is tellingly nicknamed "Wish … No tags for this post.

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'Prison Break' 2016: Pakistani-American Actor Faran Tahir Another Newcomer In …
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Faran Tahir is an actor of Pakistani-American origin. The actor recently announced the news on Facebook stating that his role will be that of a recurring character called Jamil. According to the actor, viewers can see him in Season 5 of “Prison Break … No tags for this post.

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Pak envoy briefs US lawmakers on Afghan peace efforts
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Jilani also underscored the role of the Pakistani-American community in the development of Michigan. He extended invitation to Senator Stabwnow for visit to Pakistan, which she accepted. The Pakistan envoy also met Republican Congressman Dave Trott, … No tags for this post.

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Tired of negativity, Muslims take on media stereotypes
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Zobair, who grew up Catholic, said her embrace of Islam came from the heart — first through the close friendship of a Kuwaiti woman at Smith College and, later, through her marriage to a Pakistani-American from a conservative Muslim family. In … No tags for this post.

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