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D.C. Press Club Panel to Offer Arab, Muslim View of Iraq Report

In the Name of God, the Compassionate, the Merciful

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D.C. PRESS CLUB PANEL TO OFFER ARAB, MUSLIM VIEW OF IRAQ REPORT

(WASHINGTON, D.C., 12/8/06) – On Tuesday, December 12, the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) will host a panel discussion at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., to offer the Arab and Muslim perspective on recommendations contained in the report issued this week by the Iraq Study Group.

The panel discussion will include remarks by the Syrian ambassador to the United States, as well as comments from Middle East expert Shibley Telhami and CAIR officials. Tuesday’s event is free and open to the public. Those wishing to attend must register by sending an e-mail to events@cair.com by 4 p.m., Monday, December 11. (Attendees must present registration confirmation at the event.)

WHAT: Arab, Muslim Perspectives on Iraq Study Group Report
WHEN: Tuesday, December 12, 2006, 10-11:30 a.m. (Eastern)
WHERE: National Press Club (Ballroom), National Press Club, 529 14th Street, NW, Washington, D.C.
R.S.V.P to: events@cair.com

Panelists:

* Dr. Imad Moustapha, Ambassador of the Syrian Arab Republic
* Dr. Shibley Telhami, Anwar Sadat Professor at the University of Maryland
* Senator Larry Shaw, North Carolina General Assembly
* Dr. Parvez Ahmed, CAIR Board Chairman

CAIR, America’s largest Islamic civil liberties group, has 32 offices and chapters nationwide and in Canada. Its mission is to enhance the understanding of Islam, encourage dialogue, protect civil liberties, empower American Muslims, and build coalitions that promote justice and mutual understanding.

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CONTACT: CAIR National Communications Director Ibrahim Hooper, 202-488-8787 or 202-744-7726, E-Mail: ihooper@cair.com

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