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Breitbart
Huge Rise in Radicalised Residents in CopenhagenThe number of reports about potential extremists in the Danish capital Copenhag
Huge Rise in Radicalised Residents in Copenhagen
Breitbart / Posted 7 hours ago
The number of reports about potential extremists in the Danish capital Copenhagen has risen significantly in the past year. City authorities received 100 reports about potentially radicalised residents in 2015, a 66 per cent increase on the previous... Read more
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Christian Today
Obama offers prayer for persecuted Christians suffering under 'unspeakable violence'President Obama today said that he will mark Ash Wednesday and the beginning of
Obama offers prayer for persecuted Christians suffering under 'unspeakable violence'
Christian Today / Posted 23 hours ago
President Obama today said that he will mark Ash Wednesday and the beginning of Lent alongside his "fellow Christians" in prayer for those who are persecuted around the world. "We pray for all those who suffer, including those Christians who are... Read more
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The Christian Post
Atheists Ask Obama to Give Them Same Attention He Gives MuslimsU.S. President Barack Obama waves farewell to students after his remarks at the
Atheists Ask Obama to Give Them Same Attention He Gives Muslims
The Christian Post / Posted yesterday
U.S. President Barack Obama waves farewell to students after his remarks at the Islamic Society of Baltimore mosque in Catonsville, Maryland February 3, 2016. A national atheist group petitioned President Barack Obama to defend nonbelievers against... Read more
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The Columbia County News-Times
Islamic Society celebrates 40th anniversary with open house eventThe Islamic Society of Augusta is inviting the public to take part in the celeb
Islamic Society celebrates 40th anniversary with open house event
The Columbia County News-Times / Posted yesterday
The Islamic Society of Augusta is inviting the public to take part in the celebration of its 40th anniversary at a community event on Saturday. The open house event will be held from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Islamic Community Center, 465 Old Evans Road... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Obama's not listening to the right MuslimsAs President Barack Obama’s presidential motorcade turned towards the Baltimore
Obama's not listening to the right Muslims
Calgary Sun / Posted yesterday
As President Barack Obama’s presidential motorcade turned towards the Baltimore Islamic Centre mosque, he could not have missed seeing three Muslim women holding signs protesting his visit. Standing just a few metres from the mosque were Indian-born... Read more
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Deseret News
Barack Obama: Religious freedom keeps us strongThis past week, I had the privilege of visiting the Islamic Society of Baltimor
Barack Obama: Religious freedom keeps us strong
Deseret News / Posted yesterday
This past week, I had the privilege of visiting the Islamic Society of Baltimore, a mosque that serves thousands of Muslim American families, as well as neighbors of different faiths. Like houses of worship across our country, it’s a place where... Read more
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St. Catharines Standard
DSBN centre helping refugees return to classThey are trickling into the school system — some with little English, others wi
DSBN centre helping refugees return to class
St. Catharines Standard / Posted yesterday
They are trickling into the school system — some with little English, others with months of no schooling. And at the District School Board of Niagara, a centre helping the Syrian refugee influx adjust to a new world. A report on how staff are... Read more
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Niagara Falls Review
DSBN centre helping refugees return to classThey are trickling into the school system — some with little English, others wi
DSBN centre helping refugees return to class
Niagara Falls Review / Posted yesterday
They are trickling into the school system — some with little English, others with months of no schooling. And at the District School Board of Niagara, a centre helping the Syrian refugee influx adjust to a new world. A report on how staff are... Read more
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Welland Tribune
DSBN centre helping refugees return to classThey are trickling into the school system — some with little English, others wi
DSBN centre helping refugees return to class
Welland Tribune / Posted yesterday
They are trickling into the school system — some with little English, others with months of no schooling. And at the District School Board of Niagara, a centre helping the Syrian refugee influx adjust to a new world. A report on how staff are... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
9 Investigates how FBI protects teens from exposure to ISIS propaganda9 Investigates examined a fight to protect local children and teens from extrem
9 Investigates how FBI protects teens from exposure to ISIS propaganda
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 2 days ago
9 Investigates examined a fight to protect local children and teens from extremist propaganda online. The FBI told Eyewitness News anchor Nancy Alvarez today that agents have intervened in multiple cases nationwide, including some in Florida, where... Read more
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The Lake County Record-Bee
There’s nothing American about IslamophobiaLast week, President Barack Obama made his first visit to a mosque in the Unite
There’s nothing American about Islamophobia
The Lake County Record-Bee / Posted 2 days ago
Last week, President Barack Obama made his first visit to a mosque in the United States, staging a high-profile show of support for a religious minority under siege. In communities across the country, mosques have been vandalized, Muslims have been... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Catonsville Islamic Society members reflect on president's visitAbout a month ago, Danette Zaghari-Mask recalls, a woman walked through the doo
Catonsville Islamic Society members reflect on president's visit
Baltimore Sun / Posted 2 days ago
About a month ago, Danette Zaghari-Mask recalls, a woman walked through the doors of the Catonsville-based Islamic Society of Baltimore with her young daughter in tow. She came because while at a park earlier, some Muslim women from Catonsville... Read more
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Christian Today
Obama: Islam is a religion of 'peace, charity and justice'President Barack Obama waves farewell to students after his remarks at the Isla
Obama: Islam is a religion of 'peace, charity and justice'
Christian Today / Posted 2 days ago
President Barack Obama waves farewell to students after his remarks at the Islamic Society of Baltimore mosque in Catonsville, Maryland. President Barack Obama has called on Americans to "reach out" to their Muslim neighbours and even visit a mosque... Read more
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National Catholic Reporter
Obama visits a mosqueOn Feb. 3, President Barack Obama visited an American mosque -- the first such
Obama visits a mosque
National Catholic Reporter / Posted 2 days ago
On Feb. 3, President Barack Obama visited an American mosque -- the first such visit of his presidency. He went to the Islamic Society of Baltimore, to reaffirm the importance of religious pluralism ... and respect for that pluralism ... here in the... Read more
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USA Today
Why Obama says 'That's not who we are'The president's rhetorical sleight-of-hand permits him to slander opponents as
Why Obama says 'That's not who we are'
USA Today / Posted 3 days ago
The president's rhetorical sleight-of-hand permits him to slander opponents as un-American. In an emotional moment during his speech at the Islamic Society of Baltimore on Wednesday, President Obama described the sense of alienation felt by young... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
World Hijab Day IconA lot has been made of US president Barack Obama's visit to a mosque in Marylan
World Hijab Day Icon
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
A lot has been made of US president Barack Obama's visit to a mosque in Maryland, even before he made it. But the significance of this step can only be appreciated by an American Muslim like Aljazeerah's Mehdi Hasan. In the following piece, the... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
At Baltimore mosque, Obama encourages U.S. Muslims: 'You fit in here'President Barack Obama Wednesday delivered the comforting sermon to U.S. Muslim
At Baltimore mosque, Obama encourages U.S. Muslims: 'You fit in here'
Chicago Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
President Barack Obama Wednesday delivered the comforting sermon to U.S. Muslims that their community leaders have been requesting for years, framing Islam as deeply American and its critics as violating the nation's cherished value of religious... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Obama's visit to U.S. mosque raised hopes — then campaign rhetoric returnedI wonder if it even matters. I thought the presidential visit last Wednesday m
Obama's visit to U.S. mosque raised hopes — then campaign rhetoric returned
Chicago Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
I wonder if it even matters. I thought the presidential visit last Wednesday might ease the unfounded fears held by many Americans that most Muslims are terrorists. I hoped politicians would put their anti-Muslim attacks on ice for at least a few... Read more
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Breitbart
Marco Rubio: Like Obama, ‘I would’ Visit a Mosque as President“Would you visit a mosque as president,” ABC’s David Muir asked the Republican
Marco Rubio: Like Obama, ‘I would’ Visit a Mosque as President
Breitbart / Posted 3 days ago
“Would you visit a mosque as president,” ABC’s David Muir asked the Republican presidential candidate during the Saturday night debate in New Hampshire. “I would,” Rubio responded. “But that’s not the issue. My problem is with what he did as he... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
St. Bonaventure's Islamic studies center receives donationsOLEAN, N.Y. (AP) - St. Bonaventure University says that its recently opened Cen
St. Bonaventure's Islamic studies center receives donations
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 4 days ago
OLEAN, N.Y. (AP) - St. Bonaventure University says that its recently opened Center for Arab and Islamic Studies has received nearly $70,000 from donors in its western New York community. The university says that the Islamic Society of the Southern... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
St. Bonaventure's Islamic studies center receives donationsOLEAN, N.Y. (AP) - St. Bonaventure University says that its recently opened Cen
St. Bonaventure's Islamic studies center receives donations
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 4 days ago
OLEAN, N.Y. (AP) - St. Bonaventure University says that its recently opened Center for Arab and Islamic Studies has received nearly $70,000 from donors in its western New York community. The university says that the Islamic Society of the Southern... Read more
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Op-Ed News
President Obama's visit to Mosque and Presidential Race2016-02-07The seven million strong American Muslim community has welcomed the v
President Obama's visit to Mosque and Presidential Race
Op-Ed News / Posted 4 days ago
2016-02-07The seven million strong American Muslim community has welcomed the visit of President Barrack Obama to Maryland mosque where the President called on Americans to embrace their common... Read more
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Breitbart
Why Did Obama Tell Brazen Lies at the Baltimore Mosque?Why he did it – and why the Left in America is defending those lies — is more i
Why Did Obama Tell Brazen Lies at the Baltimore Mosque?
Breitbart / Posted 4 days ago
Why he did it – and why the Left in America is defending those lies — is more important for patriots to understand. Obama chose as the venue for his praise of Islam as a religion of peace and tolerance the same Baltimore mosque that in 2012 was... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
What's it like being a Muslim during the US presidential elections?If you’re a Muslim living in America, we want to know what you think of Obama’s
What's it like being a Muslim during the US presidential elections?
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 4 days ago
If you’re a Muslim living in America, we want to know what you think of Obama’s comments, what it’s like living in the US, and what you think of the presidential candidates’ views of Islam. The president addressed thousands of attendees at the... Read more
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National Catholic Reporter
President Obama: Religious freedom keeps us strongThis past week, I had the privilege of visiting the Islamic Society of Baltimor
President Obama: Religious freedom keeps us strong
National Catholic Reporter / Posted 5 days ago
This past week, I had the privilege of visiting the Islamic Society of Baltimore, a mosque that serves thousands of Muslim American families, as well as neighbors of different faiths. Like houses of worship across our country, it’s a place where... Read more
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The Columbian
Hollywood flawed at portraying religionWhen President Barack Obama visited the Islamic Society of Baltimore on Wednesd
Hollywood flawed at portraying religion
The Columbian / Posted 5 days ago
When President Barack Obama visited the Islamic Society of Baltimore on Wednesday in his first visit to a mosque during his presidency, he issued a sharp rebuke to the entertainment industry. “Part of what we have to do is to lift up the... Read more
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FOX News
Grassley raises concerns on prisons using terror-tied groups to vet Islamic chaplainsA top Senate Republican is warning that the federal Bureau of Prisons could be
Grassley raises concerns on prisons using terror-tied groups to vet Islamic chaplains
FOX News / Posted 5 days ago
A top Senate Republican is warning that the federal Bureau of Prisons could be letting Muslim groups with terror ties vet chaplains and religious instructors, increasing the risk of indoctrination and radicalism behind bars. Senate Judiciary... Read more
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Denver Post
Entertainment industry must better represent Muslims, IslamWhen President Barack Obama visited the Islamic Society of Baltimore on Wednesd
Entertainment industry must better represent Muslims, Islam
Denver Post / Posted 5 days ago
When President Barack Obama visited the Islamic Society of Baltimore on Wednesday in his first visit to a mosque during his presidency, he issued a sharp rebuke to the entertainment industry. "Part of what we have to do is to lift up the... Read more
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CBS Baltimore
UMBC Junior Introduces President Obama Before Historic SpeechBALTIMORE (WJZ) — Imagine having the honor of introducing the President of the
UMBC Junior Introduces President Obama Before Historic Speech
CBS Baltimore / Posted 5 days ago
BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Imagine having the honor of introducing the President of the United States before a history making speech. Mary Bubala reports on one local student who got to do just that. UMBC junior Sabah Muktar showed plenty of poise... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Why Bush could defend Islam easier than Obama canHa. Ha. Yes, the Donald is implying that the president is a Muslim, a myth that
Why Bush could defend Islam easier than Obama can
Chicago Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
Ha. Ha. Yes, the Donald is implying that the president is a Muslim, a myth that is so absurd — yet so widely believed — that even the president pokes fun at it. Humor can be an effective rejoinder to such idiocy, except to those who suffer from irony... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Mosque and church share a meal during World Interfaith WeekWEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – The Islamic Center of Western Massachusetts an
Mosque and church share a meal during World Interfaith Week
WWLP Springfield / Posted 5 days ago
WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – The Islamic Center of Western Massachusetts and Greenfield’s Second Congregational Church shared a meal as an expression of interfaith harmony on Friday. The Islamic Society invited members of the Franklin County... Read more
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express
'Proud' black Muslim student steals the show in Obama's first visit to US mosqueWATCH: "I, AM a proud, black, Muslim, African-American and have the obligatio
'Proud' black Muslim student steals the show in Obama's first visit to US mosque
express / Posted 5 days ago
WATCH: "I, AM a proud, black, Muslim, African-American and have the obligation to fulfil my loyalty to my country as any other." Those were the words of Sabah Mukhtar... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
'One American family'It was predictable that President Barack Obama would get slammed for speaking a
'One American family'
Baltimore Sun / Posted 5 days ago
It was predictable that President Barack Obama would get slammed for speaking at the Islamic Society of Baltimore this week. The president's critics have taken the position that whatever Mr. Obama does must be wrong, including things Republicans... Read more
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FOX News
Grassley raises concerns on prisons using terror-tied groups to vet Islamic chaplainsA top Senate Republican is warning that the federal Bureau of Prisons could be
Grassley raises concerns on prisons using terror-tied groups to vet Islamic chaplains
FOX News / Posted 5 days ago
A top Senate Republican is warning that the federal Bureau of Prisons could be letting Muslim groups with terror ties vet chaplains and religious instructors, increasing the risk of indoctrination and radicalism behind bars. Senate Judiciary... Read more
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FOX News
Grassley raises concerns on prisons using terror-tied groups to vet Islamic chaplainsA top Senate Republican is warning that the federal Bureau of Prisons could be
Grassley raises concerns on prisons using terror-tied groups to vet Islamic chaplains
FOX News / Posted 5 days ago
A top Senate Republican is warning that the federal Bureau of Prisons could be letting Muslim groups with terror ties vet chaplains and religious instructors, increasing the risk of indoctrination and radicalism behind bars. Senate Judiciary... Read more
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WBUR Boston
Proposal For Muslim Cemetery In Dudley Meets Opposition From ResidentsAttorney Jason Talerman begins the presentation for the cemetery application at
Proposal For Muslim Cemetery In Dudley Meets Opposition From Residents
WBUR Boston / Posted 5 days ago
Attorney Jason Talerman begins the presentation for the cemetery application at a Zoning Board meeting in Dudley. (Jesse Costa/WBUR) DUDLEY, Mass. A proposal to turn 55 acres of old farmland into a Muslim cemetery in Dudley is facing strong... Read more
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Breitbart
Viral Video by Muslim Woman Sparks Movement to Defeat Radical IslamIn order to defeat the multiple radical ideologies growing within Islam, we mus
Viral Video by Muslim Woman Sparks Movement to Defeat Radical Islam
Breitbart / Posted 5 days ago
In order to defeat the multiple radical ideologies growing within Islam, we must first confront these elements and engage in an open and frank conversation about the state of Islam worldwide, narrator Raheel Raza explains in “By The Numbers – The... Read more
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The Christian Post
Franklin Graham Denounces Obama's Visit to Mosque; 'Islam Cannot Save Anyone'Rev. Franklin Graham speaking on Fox News’ "On the Record with Greta Van Suster
Franklin Graham Denounces Obama's Visit to Mosque; 'Islam Cannot Save Anyone'
The Christian Post / Posted 6 days ago
Rev. Franklin Graham speaking on Fox News’ "On the Record with Greta Van Susteren.” The Rev. Franklin Graham denounced President Barack Obama's recent visit to a mosque in Maryland, declaring that "Islam cannot save anyone." For the first time in... Read more
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The Manila Times
Obama’s mosque speech was a dangerous fantasyFebruary 5, 2016 10:55 pm For eight years now, the president has reprimanded t
Obama’s mosque speech was a dangerous fantasy
The Manila Times / Posted 6 days ago
February 5, 2016 10:55 pm For eight years now, the president has reprimanded the American people for their attitudes about Islam. And Barack Obama’s big speech to the Islamic Society of Baltimore—granted,... Read more
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Maple Ridge News
Robsons opening doors to SyriansIt felt like a bit of a waste for Gordy and Mary Robson, to have the bottom flo
Robsons opening doors to Syrians
Maple Ridge News / Posted 6 days ago
It felt like a bit of a waste for Gordy and Mary Robson, to have the bottom floor of their east Maple Ridge home unused. Meanwhile, they had heard of the plight of Syrian families, eager to start a new life in Canada, yet languishing in hotels in... Read more
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The Hill
I share the president’s vision of our American familyI’m proud every day to be an American, but on Wednesday I felt a special surge
I share the president’s vision of our American family
The Hill / Posted 6 days ago
I’m proud every day to be an American, but on Wednesday I felt a special surge of pride in our nation and its values of freedom and justice for all. On Wednesday, President Obama made a historic visit to an American mosque for the first time in his... Read more
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Breitbart
Obama Uses Mosque Speech to Subordinate All Religion to the StateWhen President Barack Obama visited a fundamentalist mosque in Baltimore on Feb
Obama Uses Mosque Speech to Subordinate All Religion to the State
Breitbart / Posted 6 days ago
When President Barack Obama visited a fundamentalist mosque in Baltimore on Feb. 3, he flattered his Islamic audience, smiled cheerfully and then rhetorically flattened the constitutional and cultural walls that protect competing religious beliefs... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
'We can't be bystanders to bigotry': Obama visits American mosqueFirst came an honor guard of Muslim Boy Scouts proudly carrying a U.S. flag. Th
'We can't be bystanders to bigotry': Obama visits American mosque
Chicago Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
First came an honor guard of Muslim Boy Scouts proudly carrying a U.S. flag. Then a rousing Pledge of Allegiance from hundreds of Muslim Americans. Then an introduction from a Muslim college student, wearing a hijab over her head, who wants to be a... Read more
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FOX 28 South Bend
A weekend filled with frozen fun is planned in St. JosephUPDATE: Victim identified in deadly Bremen Highway crashUPDATE: Victim identifi
A weekend filled with frozen fun is planned in St. Joseph
FOX 28 South Bend / Posted 6 days ago
UPDATE: Victim identified in deadly Bremen Highway crashUPDATE: Victim identified in deadly Bremen Highway crash Police have identified the man killed in a crash Thursday morning on Bremen Highway. St. Joseph County Police say Craig Tisdell Sr. was... Read more
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Newsmax
Ariens Muslim Prayer Controversy Continues: 7 Employees FiredThe Ariens Muslim prayer saga continued Wednesday when a civil liberties group
Ariens Muslim Prayer Controversy Continues: 7 Employees Fired
Newsmax / Posted 6 days ago
The Ariens Muslim prayer saga continued Wednesday when a civil liberties group announced plans to file federal discrimination and harassment complaints against the Wisconsin manufacturer after it fired seven employees, The Associated Press... Read more
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FOX 28 South Bend
Barber finds creative solution to cutting autistic boy's hairLocal Muslims react to President Obama's visit, speech at Baltimore MosqueLocal
Barber finds creative solution to cutting autistic boy's hair
FOX 28 South Bend / Posted 6 days ago
Local Muslims react to President Obama's visit, speech at Baltimore MosqueLocal Muslims react to President Obama's visit, speech at Baltimore Mosque For the first time during his two terms, President Obama visits a U.S. Mosque. He spoke Wednesday at... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Obama picks the wrong mosqueAs one of his last goodwill gestures to American Muslims, President Barack Obam
Obama picks the wrong mosque
Calgary Sun / Posted 6 days ago
As one of his last goodwill gestures to American Muslims, President Barack Obama visited The Islamic Society of Baltimore mosque on Wednesday to address concerns over growing Islamophobia in the country. This mosque he went to has the reputation of... Read more
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FOX 8 Cleveland
President Obama rebuts anti-Muslim rhetoric in first U.S. mosque visitSeeking to rebut what he views as perilous election-year bombast about Muslims,
President Obama rebuts anti-Muslim rhetoric in first U.S. mosque visit
FOX 8 Cleveland / Posted 6 days ago
Seeking to rebut what he views as perilous election-year bombast about Muslims, President Barack Obama is at a mosque in Baltimore on Wednesday, his first visit to such a site in the United States. “Muslim Americans keep up safe,” Obama told the... Read more
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FOX 28 South Bend
Avoiding the Flint crisis: how Michiana cities test drinking waterLocal Muslims react to President Obama's visit, speech at Baltimore MosqueLocal
Avoiding the Flint crisis: how Michiana cities test drinking water
FOX 28 South Bend / Posted 6 days ago
Local Muslims react to President Obama's visit, speech at Baltimore MosqueLocal Muslims react to President Obama's visit, speech at Baltimore Mosque For the first time during his two terms, President Obama visits a U.S. Mosque. He spoke Wednesday at... Read more
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FOX 28 South Bend
FOX28 Special Report: What's in their emails?Local Muslims react to President Obama's visit, speech at Baltimore MosqueLocal
FOX28 Special Report: What's in their emails?
FOX 28 South Bend / Posted 6 days ago
Local Muslims react to President Obama's visit, speech at Baltimore MosqueLocal Muslims react to President Obama's visit, speech at Baltimore Mosque For the first time during his two terms, President Obama visits a U.S. Mosque. He spoke Wednesday at... Read more
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