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Muslim cleric, associate shot to death – NY police search for suspect

NEW YORK, Aug 14, (Agencies): A Muslim cleric and an associate were fatally shot by a lone gunman on Saturday while walking together following afternoon prayers at a mosque in the New York City borough of Queens, authorities said. The gunman approached the men from behind and shot both in …

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UAE warns against wearing traditional attire while abroad – US arrest incident prompts call

DUBAI, July 3, (Agencies): The United Arab Emirates has advised its citizens to avoid wearing traditional Arab clothing in Western countries after US police “brutally” detained an Emirati businessman suspected of being a jihadist. The 41-year-old, visiting the United States for medical treatment, was wearing a white robe and Arab …

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Muslim man beaten outside Fla mosque – Minnesota woman linked to backing terrorism in Virginia case

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla, July 3, (AP): Authorities said they have arrested a suspect in the early Saturday beating of a man outside a Florida mosque that Orlando nightclub shooter Omar Mateen had attended, and an Islamic group said the victim was a Muslim. The Council on American-Islamic Relations said racial …

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‘Muslim pupils’ are not exempt from handshake

GENEVA, May 25, (AFP): Religious belief is no excuse for refusing to shake a teacher’s hand, Swiss regional authorities ruled Wednesday, reversing one school’s controversial decision to grant exemptions for Muslim pupils wary of touching the opposite sex. Parents or guardians of pupils who refuse to shake a teacher’s hand …

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GCC ministers discuss countering anti-Islam campaigns – Joint action urged to boost Awqaf, Islamic Affairs cooperation

RIYADH, April 18, (KUNA): A ministerial meeting held in Riyadh on Sunday stressed the role of ministries of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs in the GCC for defending Islam against media campaigns that distort the religion, its values and teachings. The third meeting of the GCC ministers of Awqaf and Islamic …

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AfD plans ban on minarets, burqas

BERLIN, April 17, (RTRS): The anti-immigration Alternative for Germany (AfD) said on Sunday Islam is not compatible with the German constitution and vowed to press for bans on minarets and burqas at its party congress in two weeks’ time. The AfD punished Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservative Christian Democrats in three …

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Kuwait and Saudi Arabia stop sending students to US varsity – Decision tied to alarming increase in bigotry, discrimination

KUWAIT CITY, April 13: Kuwait’s Ministry of Education recently decided to stop sending Kuwaiti students to Idaho State University, says Minister of Education and Higher Education Minister Dr Bader Al-Essa. Gulfnews.com published a report Wednesday saying Kuwait and Saudi Arabia took this decision due to the alleged racism and discrimination …

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Kuwaiti students in Idaho varsity said receiving ‘threats’ – Fierce campaign against Muslims unleashed: Al-Anzi

KUWAIT CITY, April 11: Chairman of the Kuwaiti Club at the University of Idaho in the United States of America Mousa Al-Anzi has called upon the Embassy of Kuwait in Washington to take measures to protect the Kuwaitis studying in the Pocatello City in the State of Idaho, reports Al-Rai …

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American Muslims decry Cruz ‘surveillance’ remarks – ‘We’re targeted even if it’s not our fault’

DEARBORN, Mich, March 23, (AP): Some American Muslims feel they are once again on the defensive following presidential candidate Ted Cruz’s suggestion that Muslim-dominated neighborhoods should be subject to increased surveillance in the wake of the deadly attacks in Brussels claimed by the Islamic State militant group. “We’re targeted even …

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US Muslim leaders organize in response to bias, harassment

American Muslim leaders are planning voter registration drives and open-house days at mosques to fight a rise in anti- Muslim harassment. US Muslim leaders also pledged to counter recruitment efforts by extremists such as the Islamic State group. The plans were announced Monday in Washington, one day after an emergency …

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