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Mercer County Islamic Center targeted by vandals
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A local Islamic center has been targeted by vandals. Explicit language, derogatory symbols, and lines have been spray-painted on two exterior walls and the entrance sign of the center, located in Green Valley near U.S. Route 460.




Stunned by loss of building, Islamic Center members welcomed to Central Lutheran
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By Tesla Rodriquez l tesla.rodriquez@winonadailynews.com

Winona Islamic Center founder Ahmed El-Afandi sat at a table Friday at Central Lutheran Church in Winona, exhausted but not without his voice, which he used to pass praise as far and wide as he could.




Man Yells “Terrorist Rats” in Mosque: Imam
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(NBC San Diego)

San Diego police arrested a man after he entered a mosque during early-morning prayer, yelled “terrorist rats” and made death threats.




Islamic School of San Diego threatened: Authorities investigate threatening messages
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Among other hostile statements, the anonymous caller said, “I’m going to throw a bomb in your (expletive) school,” according to the Council on American-Islamic Relations, which reported the incident to the FBI and the San Diego Police Department.




Groundbreaking ceremony for Temecula mosque
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The protests, marathon public hearings and years of meeting in homes and business parks were just memories Friday afternoon. That’s when members of the Islamic Center of Temecula Valley gathered for a groundbreaking ceremony to celebrate the upcoming start of construction on its long-in-the-works mosque project.




Racists vandalise Virginia mosque
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The report states: “We cannot show the vandalism in its entirety because the images were very vulgar. It appeared to be male genitalia and was spray painted as well as racial slurs against blacks, and vulgar references to Iraqis.”Original post: Racists vandalise Virginia mosque




Mosque rally offers unity message
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Hundreds turned out Saturday at Landreth Park in a show of solidarity with area Muslims after their mosque was destroyed in a suspected arson fire on Aug. 6.

Neighbors-Joplin Mosque Rally, as it was called, was organized by Ozark Christian College student Ashley Carter.




Rebuffed Muslims invite St. Anthony residents to meal
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Muslim supporters of a proposed Islamic center rejected by St. Anthony elected leaders plan to host a Ramadan meal Thursday in an effort to share their faith with non-Muslims, organizers say.




Mack Richards Wants to Send Message to Muslims with Crosses
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MURFREESBORO — Islamic Center of Murfreesboro members will pass a field lined with 13 white crosses in front of Grace Baptist Church on Bradyville Pike on the way to their new mosque once it opens.




Bigots resume offensive against Murfreesboro Islamic Center
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With an April 25 court hearing drawing near in the fight over mosque construction here, foes of the Islamic Center of Murfreesboro’s plans are taking the battle regional. The move comes amid heightened concerns about New York Police spying on Muslims and as the number of mosques increases nationally.