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Business, Central New York, Community

Syracuse Supermarket Supports Growing Middle East And African Community

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By Omneya Aboushanab Syracuse, N.Y. (NCC News)– According to Syracuse.Com around 10,000 Refugees and Immigrants were settled in Onondaga County in the last 10 years. Interfaith Works alone settles around  500-600 new refugees each year. Refugees often leave their homes because of war, natural disasters, persecution, etc. So it is important for Sanctuary Cities, like Syracuse […]

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Government

Iran Leader Refuses To Attend Diplomatic Receptions Serving Alcohol

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By Cheyenne Cheathem TEHRAN, Iran (NCC News) – Iran’s leaders are refusing to attend events serving alcohol a diplomat said after French media reported that President Hassan Rouhani would not attend a state dinner in Paris because wine was being served. “According to Islamic values ​​and teachings, officials of the Islamic Republic do not participate […]

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Government

Syracuse Mosque Reacts to ISIS

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By: Kali Fisher, Syracuse, N.Y. (NCC News)- The fighting over in Iraq and Syria isn’t something new to the Middle East or America. It’s something that has gone on for years but only recently did it start escalating again. For the past four months the U.S. has been fighting what many refer to as ISIS or […]

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