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Islamic civil rights group asks school to drop tea party speaker

LITTLE FALLS -- An Islamic civil rights group is calling for the Little Falls school district to not host a speaking event with a woman who they call an anti-Muslim speaker. Brigitte Gabriel is scheduled to speak Monday at Little Falls Community High ...

U.S. Muslims gather to promote peace

With more than 6,000 delegates and guests, the nation's oldest Muslim peace conference wrapped up its annual summit on Sunday in Harrisburg with continuing calls to denounce terrorism and remain loyal to U.S. leaders. Termed "Jalsa Salanta," the year ...

'Mosque' empire expands

The developer behind the Ground Zero mosque is tightening his grip on a block near the site, snatching up a new building for $8 million. Sharif El-Gamal now controls three neighboring buildings just two blocks from the site of the 9/11 attacks by Isl ...

Mosque: Boston bomb suspect had outbursts

CAMBRIDGE, Massachusetts -- When preachers told congregants at a mosque in November that it was appropriate for Muslims to celebrate U.S. holidays such as the July 4 Independence Day and Thanksgiving, a man who would later be a suspect in last week's ...

AP: Brothers Motivated by Radical Islam

BOSTON-- The two brothers suspected of bombing the Boston Marathon appear to have been motivated by a radical brand of Islam but do not seem connected to any Muslim terrorist groups, U.S. officials said after interrogating and charging Dzhokhar Tsarn ...

Muslim leaders emphasize bombings are acts of extremists

[caption id="attachment_7801" align="alignright" width="300"] (File Photo)[/caption]Local Muslim leaders called for unity among all Americans on Friday and denounced the violent behavior of two Boston Marathon bombing suspects identified in media rep ...

Son, shouts about Allah, shoots father at church

[caption id="attachment_21422" align="alignright" width="300"] (File Photo)[/caption] ASHTABULA, Ohio- Panicked witnesses to a fatal Easter service shooting in Ohio feared many might be killed as the victim's son approached the pulpit, waving a handg ...

Pakistanis burn Obama in effigy, kill 17 in protests

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — Protests over an anti-Muslim film turned violent Friday across Pakistan, with police firing tear gas and live ammunition at thousands of demonstrators who threw rocks and set fire to buildings. At least 17 people were killed ...

Anti-jihad 'savage' ads going up in NYC subway

NEW YORK (AP) - A provocative ad that equates Muslim radicals with savages is set to go up in the city's subway system as violent protests over an anti-Islamic film ridiculing the Prophet Muhammad sweep over much of the Muslim world. A conservative b ...

Muslims to NY attorney general: Investigate NYPD

NEW YORK (AP) - Thirty-three civil rights groups from around the country complained to the New York attorney general Friday about police documents that showed the New York Police Department recommending increased surveillance of Shiite mosques based ...


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