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CAIR-AZ Offers Training on Islam for Military

(PHOENIX, AZ, 6/2/06) – The Phoenix office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-AZ) recently offered religious and cultural sensitivity training about Islam and Muslims to more than 300 military personnel at the Marine Corps Air Station Yuma. Speakers included CAIR-AZ Communication Director Nure Elatari, Imam Omar Shahin, CAIR-AZ Chairman Mohamed Elsharkawy, and CAIR-AZ Office Manager Bushra Khan.

The three-hour presentations were followed by questions from participants, who received free copies of the Quran, Islam’s revealed text, and other educational materials in English and Spanish.

CONTACT: Nure Elatari (602) 312-2223, E-Mail:; Bushra Khan (602) 262-2247, Email:


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