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Shot Fired During Morning Prayer Service at South Suburban Mosque
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The Chicago Office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Chicago) is calling for an FBI hate crime investigation after the single shot was discharged through the dome of mosque around 6:05 a.m. Tuesday, according to a release on the website.




How Chiberia Changed Perceptions For A Muslim Woman
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By John Dodge

CHICAGO (CBS) — Leena Suleiman did something we all did this winter: she dressed in layers, including a knit hat and scarf.




Chicago-Based Racist & Anti-Semite Organizes “Freedom of Speech” Event for Anti-Muslim ACT! For America
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Encouraging supporters across the country to “educate” their fellow Americans by entertaining conspiracies about the supposed threat Muslims in America pose to freedom of speech, tomorrow’s events are likely to appeal to extremists of many stripes.




Islamic group sues Des Plaines for rejecting planned mosque
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The lawsuit filed Monday against Des Plaines and five of its aldermen is the latest to take on a “knee-jerk reaction to something Islamic or Muslim,” said Ahmed Rehab, executive director of the Council on American-Islamic Relations-Chicago.




Islamophobes discover ludicrous “hospital jihad” plot
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A Muslim doctor has applied for permits to open a hospital in an area of Chicago with a large Muslim population. The hospital would be for the entire community, no matter what their religion, but would accommodate Muslim religious and cultural customs to make Muslim patients more comfortable.




Sumbul Ali-Karamali: Who Are You Calling a Jihadist?
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These labels are used by laypeople and journalists alike, often using jihad as a synonym for “any violence undertaken by Muslims.” An extreme example is the ad campaign posted a few months ago on New York City buses, equating Muslims to savages and any opinion not supportive of Israel as “jihad.”




“MyJihad” Campaign Angers Hizb-ut Tahrir and AFDI Extremists
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by Sheila Musaji

There are only two groups who equate jihad and terrorism – the Muslim extremists and the Islamophobes, and both of them are now attacking the My Jihad campaign.




More hate ads from Geller
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The controversial ads unveiled on the back of 10 CTA buses Wednesday read, “In any war between the civilized man and the savage, support the civilized man.” They conclude with the words, “Support Copts. Defeat Jihad,” referring to friction between Muslims and Coptic Christians in Egypt.




BREAKING: Shots Fired at Chicago Area Mosque
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The Chicago office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Chicago) said today that two air rifle shots were fired last night at the outer wall of the Muslim Education Center (MEC) mosque in Morton Grove, Ill.




Ann Arbor Islamic school to host Michigan’s first Muslim spelling bee Saturday
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Founded in 2010 and enrolling just 31 pupils, Precious Sprouts of Ann Arbor may not be the longest-standing pillar in the local Islamic community. But what it lacks in enduring presence, it makes up for in heart.