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TX Sheriff Warns Fox of ISIS Threat: ‘Quran Books’ Found Along Mexican Border
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TX Sheriff Warns Fox of ISIS Threat: ‘Quran Books’ Found Along Mexican Border Gary Painter, Sheriff from Midland County, Texas, warned Fox & Friends’ Elisabeth Hasselbeck that not only was ISIS poised to sneak into the U.S through the porous […]

Oklahoma GOP to Christians: Be ‘wary’ of Muslim Americans — they’ll ‘decapitate you’
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Oklahoma GOP to Christians: Be ‘wary’ of Muslim Americans — they’ll ‘decapitate you’ The Council on American-Islamic Relations’ Oklahoma chapter is criticizing a state representative who posted on Facebook that his constituents should “be especially wary” of anyone who refers […]

This Is How People In The Middle East Are Making Fun Of ISIS
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Muslims across the world and particularly in the Middle East have been making lampooning ISIS in numerous ways. One way is to take the group’s Arabic acronym of “Da’ish” and replace it with the rhyming word “Ja’hish” which literally translates […]

Civil Rights Organizations Urge Investigation Into Attack on Muslim Woman
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US Muslims Urge Probe of Anti-Veil Attack A leading US Muslim advocacy group has called for investigating a possible hate-crime attack against a veiled Muslim woman who has been struck in an Indiana store a few weeks ago. “Without an […]

Islamophobic attack on 84-year-old woman
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The Local Police confirmed that they received a report of the attack in the Favoriten area of Vienna, and are currently investigating. The perpetrator was a 30 to 35-year-old man who spoke and insulted the woman using a strong Viennese […]

Rep. Justin Amash Slams “Disgusting” Rival
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Amash slams ‘disgusting’ rival By Cameron Joseph (The Hill) Rep. Justin Amash (R-Mich.) wasn’t ready to let bygones be bygones after winning his primary Tuesday night, blasting his opponent for running what he called a “disgusting, despicable smear campaign.” Amash, […]

Cruel déjà vu for Sikhs in US: a racial slur, followed by an attempt to murder an innocent man wearing a turban
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Cruel déjà vu for Sikhs in US: a racial slur, followed by an attempt to murder an innocent man wearing a turban Another Sikh man has been targeted by ignorant hate-mongers. By Sujeet Rajan NEW YORK: As efforts to stem […]

Muslim residents sue U.S. over citizenship denials
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Muslim residents sue U.S. over citizenship denials By Daina Beth Solomon | Reuters, Los Angeles Friday, 1 August 2014 Five long-time U.S. residents who are Muslim or from Muslim-majority countries sued the federal government on Thursday, saying the Department of […]

Virginia GOP Official Questions The Contributions Of Muslim Americans
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Virginia GOP Official Questions The Contributions Of Muslim Americans Bob FitzSimmonds, treasurer of the Virginia Republican Party, is coming under fire from local officials for some eyebrow-raising comments he made about Muslims on his Facebook page. FitzSimmonds said the following […]

Muslim Groups To Release Video Of Reported Brooklyn Mosque Harassment
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Muslim Groups To Release Video Of Reported Brooklyn Mosque Harassment NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Muslim groups will gather at a Brooklyn mosque where they claim worshipers are being harassed. Witnesses said that on Sunday morning several men in a car circled […]

Human Rights Watch: US Counterterrorism Prosecutions Often an Allusion
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Human Rights Watch: US Counterterrorism Prosecutions Often an Allusion (Washington, DC) –The US Justice Department and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) have targeted American Muslims in abusive counterterrorism “sting operations” based on religious and ethnic identity, Human Rights Watch […]

Democrat Eliot Engel appears at pro-Israel rally featuring anti-Muslim activist Pamela Geller
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Democrat Eliot Engel appears at pro-Israel rally featuring anti-Muslim activist Pamela Geller By Alex Kane (MondoWeiss) Anti-Muslim activist Pamela Geller was a speaker (see the video above) at a pro-Israel rally in New York City Sunday that also featured Eliot […]

Jewish and Muslim communities to break fast for peace
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Jewish and Muslim communities to break fast for peace By Keldy Ortiz (New Haven Register) NEW HAVEN >> The violent actions on display between Israelis and Palestinians is a sight Rabbi Herbert Brockman doesn’t like viewing or listening to. But […]

Another White House Iftar, Another Ramadan Without My Brother
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Another White House Iftar, Another Ramadan Without My Brother By Mariam Abu-Ali As many Muslims sit down tonight to break their Ramadan fast at the annual White House iftar, a tradition started by President Bill Clinton, I am thinking about […]

Nursing home refused to allow Muslim worker to wear hijab, government lawsuit alleges
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Nursing home refused to allow Muslim worker to wear hijab, government lawsuit alleges An Alabama nursing home is being sued after it allegedly refused to allow a Muslim worker to wear a hijab on the job, according to a lawsuit […]

When Islam came to Australia
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When Islam came to Australia (BBC News) Few Australians are aware that the country’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples had regular contact with foreign Muslims long before the arrival of Christian colonisers. And Islam continues to exercise an appeal […]

Georgia Cop Goes To Israel For “Counter-Terrorism” Training: Freaks Out When He Hears “Allahu Akbar” At Mosque
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Georgia Cop Goes To Israel For “Counter-Terrorism” Training: Freaks Out When He Hears “Allahu Akbar” At Mosque Receiving counter-terrorism training in a country that illegally occupies, detains, tortures and collectively punishes Palestinians. Doubtful that during training he would learn any of […]

China bans Ramadan fasting in East Turkestan
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China bans Ramadan fasting in East Turkestan World Bulletin / News Desk Authorities in China’s East Turkestan (Xinjiang) province have officially banned students and teachers from engaging in the Islamic Ramadan fast, in yet another curb on religious freedoms against […]

A Muslim American journalist explains how she became the story at a Texas GOP event
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A Muslim American journalist explains how she became the story at a Texas GOP event The frustration kept me awake the first time I read the comment. It is difficult to understand how, in a land that each year honors […]

Le Pen and Wilders fail to form anti-EU bloc
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Le Pen and Wilders fail to form anti-EU bloc France’s far-right National Front (FN) has failed to form an alliance with the Dutch Freedom Party (PVV) of Geert Wilders, reducing both parties’ influence in the European Parliament. Pan-European party blocs […]