Category Archives: Radio

WBEZ 91.5: Executive Director Ahmed Rehab blasts a racist greeting card [AUDIO]

Listen to CAIR-Chicago’s Executive Director Ahmed Rehab on WBEZ discuss a greeting card that portrays a Muslim doll as a terrorist. Continue reading

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WBBM Newsradio: Local Muslims outraged by card [AUDIO]

Listen to CAIR-Chicago’s Executive Director Ahmed Rehab on WBBM 105.9 discuss a greeting card that portrays a Muslim doll as a terrorist. Continue reading

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Rusty Humphries Show: Ahmed Rehab shares Muslim community’s reactions to the Boston bombings

Listen to Ahmed Rehab on the Rusty Humphries show talk about the Muslim community’s reactions to the Boston bombings.
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WBEZ, Worldview: Ahmed Rehab discusses the history of Egyptian cinema

Film contributor Milos Stehlik and Ahmed Rehab tell us about some of Egypt’s most well-known directors and take us through the history of Egypt’s film industry. Continue reading

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State of Belief Radio: Taking back Islam from extremists with “My Jihad”

In response, a refreshing initiative to raise public awareness of the teachings of Islam, provocatively titled “My Jihad,” has appeared in the form of bus ads in Chicago and San Francisco, with plans to expand nationwide. Continue reading

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WBEZ, Worldview: Ahmed Rehab on the politics behind Egypt’s possible IMF loan

It’s unclear what will happen. Ahmed Rehab, executive director of CAIR-Chicago, joins to discuss the political implications. Continue reading

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Chicago Public Radio: Ahmed Rehab on the continuing Egyptian crisis

Morsi’s power grab had set off a series of violent protests in Egypt over the last few days. Ahmed Rehab, Executive Director of CAIR-Chicago, explains the political implications. Continue reading

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WGN 9 Radio: Ahmed Rehab discusses racist CTA ads, sheds light on Jihad

Ahmed Rehab, Executive Director of the Chicago Office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations, discusses the racist CTA ads, and sheds light on the meaning of Jihad that many Americans and the media may not know. Continue reading

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Chicago Public Radio: Ahmed Rehab talks about Muslim film protest violence

Ahmed Rehab, CAIR-Chicago Executive Director, speaks to WBEZ’s Worldview about the violence and anti-American protests throughout the Muslim world that has resulted from an amateur anti-Muslim film.
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Chicago Public Radio: Islamic rights group sounds alarm over grave desecration

“We’re calling on this crime to be charged as a hate crime, but we’re waiting for the results of the investigation,” said Ahmed Rehab. Continue reading

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Chicago Public Radio: Ahmed Rehab discusses Morsi’s dismissal of military leaders in Egypt

Ahmed Rehab, Executive Director of CAIR-Chicago discusses Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi’s dismissal of several top military generals.
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WIND 560 AM: Ahmed Rehab refutes Joe Walsh’s statements

On Friday August 10th, 2012, CAIR-Chicago Executive Director, Ahmed Rehab, was interviewed by radio host Steve Cochran regarding Rep. Joe Walsh’s controversial statements about Muslims.
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Chicago Public Radio: Ahmed Rehab gives update from Egypt on the presidential elections

On June 20th, CAIR-Chicago’s Executive Director, Ahmed Rehab, provided an update on the current state of the Egyptian elections during an interview on Worldview on WBEZ 91.5 FM.
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Chicago Public Radio: Chicago Muslims reassured after meeting McCarthy

“We’re hoping that this marks a new page for Muslim-police relations, in which we move forward,” said Rehab. Continue reading

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Egyptian Revolution Anniversary: Wael Ghonim and Ahmed Rehab on Chicago Public Radio

Worldview’s Jerome McDonnell interviewed Ahmed Rehab and Wael Ghonim on the current state of affairs in Egypt one year after the revolution.
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WGN 720 Radio: Jonathon Brandmeier talks to Ahmed Rehab about Lowe’s All-American Muslim Controversy

Ahmed Rehab talks to WGN Radio’s Jonathon Brandmeier about how Lowe’s gave in to anti-Muslim bigotry when it decided to pull its ads off the show ‘All-American Muslim’. Continue reading

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Chicago Public Radio: Ahmed Rehab Sets the Record Straight on Egypt Events

Tens of thousands of protesters gathered again today in Cairo’s Tahrir Square. Continue reading

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Chicago Public Radio: Ahmed Rehab on the Rising Tensions in Egypt and the Upcoming Elections

In the post Arab spring era, Egypt’s fate hinges on whether its diverse factions can peacefully coexist.
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CBS: Ahmed Rehab discusses Muslim relations before and after 9/11 on John Williams radio show

Ahmed Rehab appeared on The John Williams Show on CBS Minnesota to discuss Muslim relations both before and after the events out of 9/11.
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Chicago Public Radio: Chicago Muslim group combats ‘Islamaphobia’ in a post-9/11 world

A Chicago-based Muslim advocacy group says “Islamaphobia” has gotten worse in the U.S. since the terrorist attacks of September 11th.
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