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Iran Seizes British Oil Tanker In Strait Of Hormuz
The incident, involving two foreign ships, comes a day after Iran seized another tanker and the U.S. claimed to have downed an Iranian drone.
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It's 2019 And Democratic Presidential Candidates Are Ignoring Muslim Voters
Muslim organizers say the candidates' lack of interest in an upcoming gathering reflects a much larger apathy toward their community.
Right-Wing Activist Tony Perkins Is New Chair Of Major Religious Freedom Commission
Curtis M. Wong
The Family Research Council's president has supported gay "conversion" therapy and said Islam was "incompatible with the Constitution” in the past.
PETA Tweets Against A Muslim Holiday's Ritual, But Gets Its Facts Wrong
The organization, tweeting about the celebration of Eid al-Fitr, mischaracterizes the holiday and its traditions.
Stunning Photos Show Eid al-Fitr Celebrations Around The World
From India to Thailand to Jerusalem, Muslims around the world marked the end of the holy month of Ramadan with food, family and festivities.
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Muslim Lawmakers Find Comfort As They Host Historic Ramadan Iftar
“When you first come to Congress, I don’t care what you do and what you say," Rep. André Carson said. "If you’re a Muslim, it’s going to get exaggerated."
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Tennessee Official Refuses To Apologize For Anti-Muslim Comments
In a series of Facebook posts, Craig Northcott claimed Islam and all Muslims are inherently "evil." Muslim groups say he's unfit to serve as a district attorney.
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Muslim Officer Claims Georgia Corrections Department Banned Her From Wearing Hijab
The employee filed a discrimination complaint after she says she was made to choose between her job and her religion.
As Ramadan Begins, American Mosques Are Preparing For The Worst
Mosques across the country are holding shooter trainings and hiring armed guards to protect their congregations during their busiest time of the year.
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Muslim Man Was Fired When He Spoke Up About Mistreatment By His Boss
"I know you’re a Muslim and I will do my best to treat you right," Wali Omarkheil's manager allegedly told him during their first meeting.
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Trump Wants To Hurt The Muslim Brotherhood. American Muslims Could Pay The Price.
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Designating the Brotherhood a terror group would weaken American alliances, boost violent extremists and endanger Muslim organizations in the U.S.
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Ilhan Omar Slams Critics: 'If I Survived Militia I Certainly Can Survive These People'
"This is not going to be the country of the xenophobics," the freshman lawmaker said.
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Sri Lankan Muslims Brave Militant Threats To Gather For Friday Prayers
By Jon Gambrell, AP
Hundreds gathered at mosques across Sri Lanka on Friday, despite warnings that places of worship could be targeted by militants through the weekend.
Muslim Woman Responds To Bigotry With A Smile In Photo With Protesters
"I wanted them to see my joy,” Shaymaa Ismaa’eel said about confronting anti-Muslim protesters at the Islamic Circle of North America convention.
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Muslim Voters Won't Forget Which Democrats Had Ilhan Omar's Back
“It makes it very clear which Democrats are open and willing to stand up for justice,” said one Muslim voter.
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Fox News' Tomi Lahren Says 'Left' Supporters of Rep. Ilhan Omar Back 'Stoning' Gays
"Makes sense" — NOT, as "Omar has been pushing for equal rights for the LGBTQ community," noted one Lahren Twitter foe.
The Right Is Mad About Ilhan Omar's 9/11 Comments. Here's What She Really Said.
"You have to wonder if she's an American first," a "Fox & Friends" host said of the congresswoman.
Trump Rips Firms Linked To Iran Revolutionary Guard — After His Own Suspicious Ties
The Trump Tower Baku project in Azerbaijan was suspected of links to Revolutionary Guard money-laundering, The New Yorker has reported.
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Egyptian Activist: ‘Unless You're A Muslim Woman, Shut The F**k Up And Listen To Muslim Women’
By HuffPost Spain, Marina Velasco
Mona Eltahawy criticizes “hijab solidarity” and suggests focusing on eradicating Islamophobia, misogyny and hatred within their own families and communities.
Lawmaker's Prayer Mentions Jesus 13 Times Before Muslim Colleague Is Sworn In
Movita Johnson-Harrell, the first Muslim woman to serve in the Pennsylvania state House, accused Republican Stephanie Borowicz of Islamophobia.
Muslims Invited To Pray Inside Synagogue After Fire Damages Their Mosque
Nearly 600 Muslims prayed inside New York's Central Synagogue last Friday, after being displaced from their own worship space.
Jewish Groups In Pittsburgh Raise Funds For New Zealand’s Muslim Community
Muslim groups stood in solidarity with their Jewish neighbors after a shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue. Jewish groups are now reciprocating that kindness.
Islamophobia Is A Global Crisis -- And It’s Time We View It That Way
Akbar Shahid Ahmed
The attack in New Zealand shows the problem is only getting worse, as anti-Muslim rhetoric has emboldened extremists across the globe.
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Trump Has Touted Debunked Story About U.S. General Killing 49 Muslims To End Terrorism
Bullets were "dipped in pig's blood," he claimed, one of his many past comments under new scrutiny following the New Zealand attack.
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How To Fight Islamophobia In America, No Matter Your Faith
The U.S. is no stranger to discrimination against Muslims. Here's how you can fight back.
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Congressman Accuses Justice Department, FBI Of Stonewalling On Domestic Terrorism Threat
More right-wing extremists than militant Islamist sympathizers were arrested in the U.S. by FBI terrorism investigators since Trump became president, statistics show.
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