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Northern Echo
Jewish student wins payout after 'Hitler was on to something' abusea token payment of £1,000." The statement added that joint statements had been
Jewish student wins payout after 'Hitler was on to something' abuse
Northern Echo / Posted 9 hours ago
a token payment of £1,000." The statement added that joint statements had been signed with both the Jewish Society and the Islamic Society on campus. It continued: "The University is committed to preserving the right to freedom of expression while... Read more
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The Star
Bahraini activist to be tried for tweets - lawyercountry's top Shi'ite cleric, Ayatollah Isa Qassim, would be stripped of his ci
Bahraini activist to be tried for tweets - lawyer
The Star / Posted yesterday
country's top Shi'ite cleric, Ayatollah Isa Qassim, would be stripped of his citizenship and when it closed down al-Wefaq Islamic society. [L8N19623T] It had accused both of being linked to Iran and of fomenting sectarian tensions in the island... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Iran supreme leader - Bahrain's move against top cleric risks violencedenies. In a series of moves over the past three weeks, authorities also close
Iran supreme leader - Bahrain's move against top cleric risks violence
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
denies. In a series of moves over the past three weeks, authorities also closed down the main Shi'ite opposition al-Wefaq Islamic Society, doubled the prison sentence on the group's leader, Sheikh Ali Salman, and detained prominent rights... Read more
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The Star
Iran supreme leader - Bahrain's move against top cleric risks violencedenies. In a series of moves over the past three weeks, authorities also close
Iran supreme leader - Bahrain's move against top cleric risks violence
The Star / Posted yesterday
denies. In a series of moves over the past three weeks, authorities also closed down the main Shi'ite opposition al-Wefaq Islamic Society, doubled the prison sentence on the group's leader, Sheikh Ali Salman, and detained prominent rights... Read more
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Reuters
Iran supreme leader: Bahrain's move against top cleric risks violencedenies. In a series of moves over the past three weeks, authorities also close
Iran supreme leader: Bahrain's move against top cleric risks violence
Reuters / Posted yesterday
denies. In a series of moves over the past three weeks, authorities also closed down the main Shi'ite opposition al-Wefaq Islamic Society, doubled the prison sentence on the group's leader, Sheikh Ali Salman, and detained prominent rights... Read more
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The Border Mail
Muslim ban push ‘rubbish’is totally incompatible with a free, tolerant, peace-loving democracy and that
Muslim ban push ‘rubbish’
The Border Mail / Posted yesterday
is totally incompatible with a free, tolerant, peace-loving democracy and that is what we’re against,” Mr Pike said. But Islamic Society of Albury-Wodonga president Yakub Mohammed rejected this, and said the word Islam translated to... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Interfaith group forming in Lake CountyCouncil of Central Florida, will be running the organizational meeting. The gro
Interfaith group forming in Lake County
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
Council of Central Florida, will be running the organizational meeting. The group will gather at 10:30 a.m. at the Islamic Society of Lake County at 836 E. Dixie Avenue in Leesburg. Representatives of any faith tradition are welcome to... Read more
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FOX 59 Indianapolis
What motivated Brownsburg ISIS suspect?to join groups, and I think for youth that feel isolated or disconnected, feels
What motivated Brownsburg ISIS suspect?
FOX 59 Indianapolis / Posted 4 days ago
to join groups, and I think for youth that feel isolated or disconnected, feels tied to that push to join ISIS.” The Islamic Society of North America says while the number of people who radicalize is extremely small, steps are taken to make... Read more
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Swissinfo
Bahrain national reconciliation efforts stalled: U.S. State Departmentgroups. In a series of moves over the past three weeks, authorities closed dow
Bahrain national reconciliation efforts stalled: U.S. State Department
Swissinfo / Posted 4 days ago
groups. In a series of moves over the past three weeks, authorities closed down the main Shi'ite opposition al-Wefaq Islamic Society, doubled the prison sentence on the group's leader, Sheikh Ali Salman, detained prominent rights campaigner... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Bahrain national reconciliation efforts stalled: US State Departmentgroups. In a series of moves over the past three weeks, authorities closed dow
Bahrain national reconciliation efforts stalled: US State Department
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 4 days ago
groups. In a series of moves over the past three weeks, authorities closed down the main Shi'ite opposition al-Wefaq Islamic Society, doubled the prison sentence on the group's leader, Sheikh Ali Salman, detained prominent rights campaigner... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Bahrain gambles with security by launching crackdown on Shi'itesmeasures. In a series of moves over the past three weeks, authorities closed d
Bahrain gambles with security by launching crackdown on Shi'ites
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 5 days ago
measures. In a series of moves over the past three weeks, authorities closed down the main Shi'ite opposition al-Wefaq Islamic Society, doubled the prison sentence on the group's leader, Sheikh Ali Salman, detained prominent rights campaigner... Read more
71 related stories
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The Star
Bahrain gambles with security by launching crackdown on Shi'itesmeasures. In a series of moves over the past three weeks, authorities closed d
Bahrain gambles with security by launching crackdown on Shi'ites
The Star / Posted 5 days ago
measures. In a series of moves over the past three weeks, authorities closed down the main Shi'ite opposition al-Wefaq Islamic Society, doubled the prison sentence on the group's leader, Sheikh Ali Salman, detained prominent rights campaigner... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Wilton
Message Of Love Prevails At Danbury Vigil For Orlando Victimsin them and respect and value the contributions they can bring to the community
Message Of Love Prevails At Danbury Vigil For Orlando Victims
The Daily Voice - Wilton / Posted 5 days ago
in them and respect and value the contributions they can bring to the community," he said. Shazeeda Khan, a member of the Islamic Society of Western Connecticut in Danbury, said Muslims believe all life is sacred. "Thus we share in the horror and... Read more
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The Daily Voice - New Canaan
Message Of Love Prevails At Danbury Vigil For Orlando Victimsin them and respect and value the contributions they can bring to the community
Message Of Love Prevails At Danbury Vigil For Orlando Victims
The Daily Voice - New Canaan / Posted 5 days ago
in them and respect and value the contributions they can bring to the community," he said. Shazeeda Khan, a member of the Islamic Society of Western Connecticut in Danbury, said Muslims believe all life is sacred. "Thus we share in the horror and... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Darien
Message Of Love Prevails At Danbury Vigil For Orlando Victimsin them and respect and value the contributions they can bring to the community
Message Of Love Prevails At Danbury Vigil For Orlando Victims
The Daily Voice - Darien / Posted 5 days ago
in them and respect and value the contributions they can bring to the community," he said. Shazeeda Khan, a member of the Islamic Society of Western Connecticut in Danbury, said Muslims believe all life is sacred. "Thus we share in the horror and... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Norwalk
Message Of Love Prevails At Danbury Vigil For Orlando Victimsin them and respect and value the contributions they can bring to the community
Message Of Love Prevails At Danbury Vigil For Orlando Victims
The Daily Voice - Norwalk / Posted 5 days ago
in them and respect and value the contributions they can bring to the community," he said. Shazeeda Khan, a member of the Islamic Society of Western Connecticut in Danbury, said Muslims believe all life is sacred. "Thus we share in the horror and... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Danbury
Message Of Love Prevails At Danbury Vigil For Orlando Victimsin them and respect and value the contributions they can bring to the community
Message Of Love Prevails At Danbury Vigil For Orlando Victims
The Daily Voice - Danbury / Posted 5 days ago
in them and respect and value the contributions they can bring to the community," he said. Shazeeda Khan, a member of the Islamic Society of Western Connecticut in Danbury, said Muslims believe all life is sacred. "Thus we share in the horror and... Read more
7 related stories
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The Daily Voice - Westport
Message Of Love Prevails At Danbury Vigil For Orlando Victimsin them and respect and value the contributions they can bring to the community
Message Of Love Prevails At Danbury Vigil For Orlando Victims
The Daily Voice - Westport / Posted 5 days ago
in them and respect and value the contributions they can bring to the community," he said. Shazeeda Khan, a member of the Islamic Society of Western Connecticut in Danbury, said Muslims believe all life is sacred. "Thus we share in the horror and... Read more
7 related stories
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The Daily Voice - Greenwich
Message Of Love Prevails At Danbury Vigil For Orlando Victimsin them and respect and value the contributions they can bring to the community
Message Of Love Prevails At Danbury Vigil For Orlando Victims
The Daily Voice - Greenwich / Posted 5 days ago
in them and respect and value the contributions they can bring to the community," he said. Shazeeda Khan, a member of the Islamic Society of Western Connecticut in Danbury, said Muslims believe all life is sacred. "Thus we share in the horror and... Read more
7 related stories
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The Daily Voice - Stamford
Message Of Love Prevails At Danbury Vigil For Orlando Victimsin them and respect and value the contributions they can bring to the community
Message Of Love Prevails At Danbury Vigil For Orlando Victims
The Daily Voice - Stamford / Posted 5 days ago
in them and respect and value the contributions they can bring to the community," he said. Shazeeda Khan, a member of the Islamic Society of Western Connecticut in Danbury, said Muslims believe all life is sacred. "Thus we share in the horror and... Read more
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BBC News
Iran general warns Bahrain after Shia cleric stripped of citizenshipdevelopment comes days after Bahrain's government suspended the leading Shia op
Iran general warns Bahrain after Shia cleric stripped of citizenship
BBC News / Posted 5 days ago
development comes days after Bahrain's government suspended the leading Shia opposition grouping, Wefaq National Islamic Society, closing its offices and ordering its assets to be frozen. Wefaq's political leader, Shia cleric Sheikh Ali... Read more
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The Daily Mining Gazette
Get in it to win it: Declare war, suspend some libertiesAfghan Taliban." Muhammad Musri joined law enforcement officers at the news co
Get in it to win it: Declare war, suspend some liberties
The Daily Mining Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
Afghan Taliban." Muhammad Musri joined law enforcement officers at the news conference in Orlando. He is connected to the Islamic Society of Central Florida, which is connected to the Islamic Society of North America (ISNA), an Islamic umbrella... Read more
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National Catholic Reporter
Orlando shootings: faith in the face of civic traumaour lives and wait for the next horrific act of gun violence, then we are to bl
Orlando shootings: faith in the face of civic trauma
National Catholic Reporter / Posted 6 days ago
our lives and wait for the next horrific act of gun violence, then we are to blame." Imam Muhammad Musri, president of the Islamic Society of Central Florida, and co-host of a weekly interfaith show on public radio, seemed to be everywhere, dashing... Read more
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Calcutta News
Ayatollah Isa Qassim’s citizenship revoked as Bahrain receives warning from Iranthat the development came mere days after Bahrain shut down offices of the lead
Ayatollah Isa Qassim’s citizenship revoked as Bahrain receives warning from Iran
Calcutta News / Posted 6 days ago
that the development came mere days after Bahrain shut down offices of the leading Shia opposition grouping, Wefaq National Islamic Society, and dealt a suspension notice. Further, the Wefaq leader Shia cleric Sheikh Ali Salman was reportedly... Read more
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New Kerala
Iran condemns Bahrain revoking Shia cleric's citizenship - newkerala.com #79516move was part of the measures to fight extremism. Sheikh Isa Qassim, the leade
Iran condemns Bahrain revoking Shia cleric's citizenship - newkerala.com #79516
New Kerala / Posted 6 days ago
move was part of the measures to fight extremism. Sheikh Isa Qassim, the leader of the opposition group Al Wefaq National Islamic Society, was stripped of nationality, the country's Interior Ministry said in a statement. The statement accused... Read more
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Breitbart
Document Reveals Omar Mateen’s Father Tied to Radical Islamist Groupstargeted individuals using unconstitutional and un-American tactics.” Saeed ad
Document Reveals Omar Mateen’s Father Tied to Radical Islamist Groups
Breitbart / Posted 6 days ago
targeted individuals using unconstitutional and un-American tactics.” Saeed advocated “armed resistance” at a 1999 Islamic Society of North America (ISNA) in Chicago: “United Nations has a resolution…which says… people in Palestine have the... Read more
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Boston Globe
Report: Anti-Muslim incidents at US mosques surged last yearbut one incident listed in Massachusetts actually involved a man who had posted
Report: Anti-Muslim incidents at US mosques surged last year
Boston Globe / Posted 6 days ago
but one incident listed in Massachusetts actually involved a man who had posted Facebook messages threatening the Islamic Society of Boston Cultural Center in Roxbury in October 2014. Federal charges weren’t brought against him until... Read more
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WESH 2 Orlando
Busdeker: Did the Pulse nighclub shooter know about my Orlando?with Iman Muhammad Musri, one of the Three Wise Guys on WMFE-FM’s “Friends Talk
Busdeker: Did the Pulse nighclub shooter know about my Orlando?
WESH 2 Orlando / Posted 6 days ago
with Iman Muhammad Musri, one of the Three Wise Guys on WMFE-FM’s “Friends Talking Faith.” Musri, president of the Islamic Society of Central Florida, brings the Muslim perspective to the weekly radio show. For many listeners, Musri is an... Read more
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New Kerala
Bahrain strips top Shia cleric Isa Qassim of citizenship - newkerala.com #79347Shia community groups for greater civil and political rights. Bahraini authori
Bahrain strips top Shia cleric Isa Qassim of citizenship - newkerala.com #79347
New Kerala / Posted 7 days ago
Shia community groups for greater civil and political rights. Bahraini authorities said the offices of the Wefaq National Islamic Society have also been closed and the Society's assets frozen. A lawyer for the group said the move came "out of the... Read more
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Namibia Economist
Religious freedom for Muslims divides American Baptiststo opt out from providing reproductive services for their employees. The paper
Religious freedom for Muslims divides American Baptists
Namibia Economist / Posted 8 days ago
to opt out from providing reproductive services for their employees. The paper offers legal arguments in support of a local Islamic Society in its efforts to build a mosque despite the opposition of the local planning authority in Bernards Township,... Read more
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Daily Record
A killer motivated by clash of civilizations?jurists, has opined that “while such punishments may seem cruel, they have been
A killer motivated by clash of civilizations?
Daily Record / Posted 8 days ago
jurists, has opined that “while such punishments may seem cruel, they have been suggested to maintain the purity of the Islamic society and to keep it clean of perverted elements." Iraqi Grand Ayatollah Ali Sistani was arguably the most... Read more
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The Oklahoman
Protecting people in the pews: Oklahoma City workshop helps churches prepare for the unexpectedseveral in Oklahoma, tightened security out of concern for anti-Muslim backlash
Protecting people in the pews: Oklahoma City workshop helps churches prepare for the unexpected
The Oklahoman / Posted 9 days ago
several in Oklahoma, tightened security out of concern for anti-Muslim backlash. Imad Enchassi, senior imam of the Islamic Society of Greater Oklahoma City, was another panelist at the workshop. He told attendees his organization already... Read more
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WRTV Indianapolis
Shots fired at Islamic Society sign in PlainfieldPLAINFIELD, Ind. -- Shots were fired early Friday morning at a sign leading int
Shots fired at Islamic Society sign in Plainfield
WRTV Indianapolis / Posted 9 days ago
PLAINFIELD, Ind. -- Shots were fired early Friday morning at a sign leading into the Islamic Society of North America's complex in Plainfield. Plainfield police confirm they are investigating. The damage to the sign comes after vandals... Read more
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FOX 59 Indianapolis
Islamic Society of North America in Plainfield finds bullet holes in signPLAINFIELD, Ind.- Police are investigating an act of vandalism at the Islamic S
Islamic Society of North America in Plainfield finds bullet holes in sign
FOX 59 Indianapolis / Posted 9 days ago
PLAINFIELD, Ind.- Police are investigating an act of vandalism at the Islamic Society of North America which left the center's sign riddled with bullet holes. Last week, authorities say workers noticed the sign had been shot multiple times. This is... Read more
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WTHR Indianapolis
Plainfield Police investigate bullet holes found in Islamic Center's signLocal Muslim leaders are reporting a case of vandalism at the Islamic Society o
Plainfield Police investigate bullet holes found in Islamic Center's sign
WTHR Indianapolis / Posted 10 days ago
Local Muslim leaders are reporting a case of vandalism at the Islamic Society of North America Headquarters and Mosque in Plainfield. Friday morning, Mosque employees discovered five bullet holes in the center's main sign off of South County Road... Read more
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USA Today
Omar Mateen's clash of civilizationsjurists, has opined that “while such punishments may seem cruel, they have been
Omar Mateen's clash of civilizations
USA Today / Posted 10 days ago
jurists, has opined that “while such punishments may seem cruel, they have been suggested to maintain the purity of the Islamic society and to keep it clean of perverted elements." Iraqi Grand Ayatollah Ali Sistani was arguably the most... Read more
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News On 6 Tulsa
Tulsa Islamic Society, LGBT Rights Group Promote PeaceIn light of the tragedy in Orlando, the Islamic Society of Tulsa wanted to prom
Tulsa Islamic Society, LGBT Rights Group Promote Peace
News On 6 Tulsa / Posted 10 days ago
In light of the tragedy in Orlando, the Islamic Society of Tulsa wanted to promote a message of peace and love during Thursday's annual Ramadan dinner. They decided to personally invite members of the local LGBT community to join them. People of... Read more
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NBC Dallas Fort Worth
Man Arrested for Threats Raised Concern at Mosquetrying to preach at a Dallas church last month. Before he began attracting off
Man Arrested for Threats Raised Concern at Mosque
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted 10 days ago
trying to preach at a Dallas church last month. Before he began attracting officers' attention Wednesday, leaders at the Islamic Society of Denton said he showed up at their mosque. "He prayed with us morning prayer," said Imam Mohamed Fouad,... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Baltimore County schools to consider closing on Muslim holidaysbut the number of Muslim residents in the county has been growing steadily, acc
Baltimore County schools to consider closing on Muslim holidays
Baltimore Sun / Posted 10 days ago
but the number of Muslim residents in the county has been growing steadily, according to Muslim religious leaders. The Islamic Society of Baltimore, a mosque in Catonsville, typically draws 1,800 to 2,000 adults weekly. Eid al-Adha, considered... Read more
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The Christian Post
Pakistani Man Beats Sister to Death With Log in 'Christian Honor Killing'oppose use of violence, Christian teachings are often undermined by the Pakista
Pakistani Man Beats Sister to Death With Log in 'Christian Honor Killing'
The Christian Post / Posted 10 days ago
oppose use of violence, Christian teachings are often undermined by the Pakistan's "patriarchal" and "fundamentally Islamic" society. "Although honor killings are rife in Pakistan, they are extremely rare among the Christian community.... Read more
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The Christian Post
Russell Moore Takes on Critics at SBC for Supporting Religious Freedom for Muslims to Build Mosquesgroup seeking to build a mosque. In May, the ERLC joined a diverse coalition o
Russell Moore Takes on Critics at SBC for Supporting Religious Freedom for Muslims to Build Mosques
The Christian Post / Posted 10 days ago
group seeking to build a mosque. In May, the ERLC joined a diverse coalition of groups in an amicus brief to support the Islamic Society of Basking Ridge in its lawsuit against a New Jersey township that rejected its application to build a... Read more
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The Atlantic
Dear Donald: Here’s ‘What’s Going On’ With Muslimsis knowing how to spot this phenomenon, which is as durable as it is elastic.
Dear Donald: Here’s ‘What’s Going On’ With Muslims
The Atlantic / Posted 11 days ago
is knowing how to spot this phenomenon, which is as durable as it is elastic. As President Obama noted in a speech at the Islamic Society of Baltimore, “Islam has always been part of America.” Scholars estimate that up to 30 percent of Africans... Read more
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West Side Leader & South Side News Leader
ISAK condemns Orlando attackBy Letter to the Editor To the editor: The Islamic Society of Akron & Kent (I
ISAK condemns Orlando attack
West Side Leader & South Side News Leader / Posted 11 days ago
By Letter to the Editor To the editor: The Islamic Society of Akron & Kent (ISAK) expresses its profound shock and pain at this morning’s [June 12] cruel and cold-blooded massacre in the Orlando [Florida] nightclub. This heinous act of violence by... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Hundreds of NJ Muslims rally to decry 'horrendous crime' in Orlandothe victims and their families whose loved ones have been taken so tragically,”
Hundreds of NJ Muslims rally to decry 'horrendous crime' in Orlando
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 11 days ago
the victims and their families whose loved ones have been taken so tragically,” said Mohammad Ali Chaudry, president of the Islamic Society of Basking Ridge, reading from a statement by more than 80 Muslim groups across the state. “This individual... Read more
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Denton Record-Chronicle
Denton police arrest man at courthouse on charge of terroristic threatson to the other call without detaining him. About 5:30 a.m., Waise picked up E
Denton police arrest man at courthouse on charge of terroristic threats
Denton Record-Chronicle / Posted 11 days ago
on to the other call without detaining him. About 5:30 a.m., Waise picked up English-language copies of the Quran at the Islamic Society of Denton mosque at 1105 Greenlee St., according to Imam Mohamed Fouad. Waise then made his way to the IHOP... Read more
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The Advocate
American Muslims Must Address Religiously Sanctioned Homophobiato homosexuality as “pathogenic.” This rhetoric is of a piece with the homophob
American Muslims Must Address Religiously Sanctioned Homophobia
The Advocate / Posted 11 days ago
to homosexuality as “pathogenic.” This rhetoric is of a piece with the homophobic positions expressed by officials in the Islamic Society of North America and the Islamic Council of North America on the morality of same-sex acts and the morality... Read more
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The Birmingham Times
Area leaders respond to Sunday’s mass shooting in Orlandofamilies, friends and loved ones of those touched personally by this atrocity.”
Area leaders respond to Sunday’s mass shooting in Orlando
The Birmingham Times / Posted 11 days ago
families, friends and loved ones of those touched personally by this atrocity.” Ashfaq Taufique, President of Birmingham Islamic Society: “Like the rest of America, the Muslim community in Birmingham, Alabama woke up today to the devastating news... Read more
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Denton Record-Chronicle
‘No religion for bloodshed’Peshwaz Azad Waise did what many devout Muslims do: He went to a mosque to pray
‘No religion for bloodshed’
Denton Record-Chronicle / Posted 11 days ago
Peshwaz Azad Waise did what many devout Muslims do: He went to a mosque to pray. Imam Mohamed Fouad, a leader of the Islamic Society of Denton, said he met Waise for the first time when the 28-year-old joined morning prayers. After the prayer... Read more
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Denton Record-Chronicle
Denton disturbance: Police arrest man at courthouse on charge of terroristic threatson to the other call without detaining him. About 5:30 a.m., Waise picked up E
Denton disturbance: Police arrest man at courthouse on charge of terroristic threats
Denton Record-Chronicle / Posted 11 days ago
on to the other call without detaining him. About 5:30 a.m., Waise picked up English-language copies of the Quran at the Islamic Society of Denton mosque at 1105 Greenlee St., according to Imam Mohamed Fouad. Waise then made his way to the IHOP... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Muslim American wants more done to stop radical Islam; message doesn't sit well with othersof Muslims, not just to fire up press releases in to email and faxes? Where are
Muslim American wants more done to stop radical Islam; message doesn't sit well with others
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 11 days ago
of Muslims, not just to fire up press releases in to email and faxes? Where are the Muslims," Jasser asked. The Birmingham Islamic Society and CAIR Alabama are very familiar with Jasser's beliefs. They said he's a part of the problem and is only... Read more
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