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Gulfshore Playhouse Presents THE WHO AND THE WHAT
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The Who and the What centers on brilliant Pakistani-American writer, Zarina, who is focused on finishing her novel about women and Islam when she meets Eli, a young convert who bridges the gulf between her modern life and her traditional heritage. No tags for this post.

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Two men speaking Punjabi held in US
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New Delhi—A Sikh man of Indian origin and a Pakistan-American man who were speaking in Punjabi on a bus in the US were arrested at gunpoint and detained for 30 hours after fellow travellers claimed they were discussing a “bomb threat” in Arabic, … No tags for this post.

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Novelist moves past Muslim stereotype
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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 suburban … No tags for this post.

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Ayad Akhtar's Disgraced Opens at Arena Stage
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Disgraced tells the story of Amir, a Pakistani-American lawyer living the American dream — an Upper East Side apartment, Italian suits, a beautiful wife, and the promise of becoming partner at the law firm. When a friendly dinner party conversation … No tags for this post.

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The 'bogeyman' mantra
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For those of you who do not reside on this side of the hemisphere it may come as a surprise, but people like me are used to it by now. Ever get invited by a group, a cause or even a place of worship to a nice hotel for a programme or a dinner, what […]

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US: Sikh man, Pakistani talking to each other mistaken for terrorists
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File photo of Daljeet Singh, a Sikh of Indian origin, who was arrested with a Pakistani-American from a bus in Texas after fellow travellers claimed they were discussing a “bomb threat” in Arabic. (The Sikh Coalition) … No tags for this post.

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Prison Break Season 5: Why Are Dominic Purcell, Amaury Nolasco Searching For …
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There will be an addition to the cast, Faran Tahir, a Pakistani-American actor. His interview with The Express Tribunes tells much on how he was able to capture the role. "Actually my agent was approached for the TV series offering me this specific … No tags for this post.

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On Stage: The Who & the What at Gulfshore Playhouse
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Following the story of Zarina, a Pakistani-American writer whose latest novel about women and Islam, and its attempt to humanize the prophet Muhammad, the book puts tremendous strain on her relationship with her father—Afzal—a devout Muslim whose … No tags for this post.

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Day Around The Bay: BART 'Fleet Of The Future' Car Felled By Cabinet Door
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[Chronicle] [Examiner]; The city of Santa Clara agreed to pay a Pakistani American homeland security agent and his parents $499,000 to settle a federal lawsuit that claimed police illegally searched and trashed their home and made an unlawful arrest. No tags for this post.

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The 14 Coolest Asian Superheroes to Celebrate on National Superhero Day
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In 2014, G. Willow Wilson and Marvel editor Sana Amanat introduced Kamala Khan to the Marvel Universe, and she immediately became a sensation. A teenager in Jersey City, Kamala dreams of a bigger life than what her Pakistani-American parents have in … No tags for this post.

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Santa Clara Pays Nearly $500K After Police Trash Muslim Man's Home
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SANTA CLARA (KCBS) – The city of Santa Clara has agreed to pay out nearly $500,000 to settle a Muslim resident's claim that he was unlawfully arrested during a police raid at his home two years ago. Muhammad Moneeb, a Pakistani-American who is also … No tags for this post.

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Sikh Man Falsely Accused of Terrorism Demands Accountability for Accusers
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According to The Sikh Coalition, Singh speaks almost no English, and while on the bus, he met a Pakistani-American man, Mohammed Chotri, who spoke Punjabi. The two men sat and conversed together in Punjabi during the cross-country bus ride. No tags for this post.

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Gulfshore Playhouse to Present THE WHO AND THE WHAT
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The Who and the What centers on brilliant Pakistani-American writer, Zarina, who is focused on finishing her novel about women and Islam when she meets Eli, a young convert who bridges the gulf between her modern life and her traditional heritage. No tags for this post.

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The lucky 'third timer'
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The third time may work out as a charm for him. The new Prime Minister, Mr Nawaz Sharif, would definitely make history in the Promised Land. It is unprecedented and huge to see a prime minister make a comeback after almost 14 years. Many gifted writers … No tags for this post.

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Happy #NationalSuperheroDay! 5 female superheroes you should be obsessed with
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Why this teenaged, shape-shifting, Pakistani-American superhero from New Jersey with a penchant for fan-girling and quips is not already a part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe baffles us. Ms. Marvel, aka Kamala Khan, broke onto the comics scene a few … No tags for this post.

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