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Huge Disappointment For SoCal Muslims

AP | Posted 10.14.2012 | Los Angeles

By SHAYA TAYEFE MOHAJER, Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) – A federal judge on Tuesday dismissed part of a lawsuit that alleged the FBI violated...

National Muslim Civil Rights Group Regains Tax-Exempt Status

USA Today | BOB SMIETANA | Posted 07.31.2012 | Religion

(RNS) The Council on American-Islamic Relations, a national Muslim civil rights group that has frequently drawn fire from conservatives, has regained ...

Military Halts Use Of Muslim Women In Hijab Image For Target Training

The Huffington Post | Samreen Hooda | Posted 07.03.2012 | Religion

The Navy has stopped using targets featuring Muslim women in hijabs at the new SEAL training range in Fort Story, reports The Virginian-Pilot. Ac...

4 Muslims File Harassment Lawsuit Against FBI, Border Patrol

AP | ED WHITE | Posted 06.13.2012 | Detroit

DETROIT -- Some Detroit-area Muslims have been held at gunpoint, handcuffed and repeatedly harassed about their religion when returning to the U.S. fr...

Blogger Praises Corpse-Urinating Soldiers

The Huffington Post | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 01.13.2012 | Religion

Pamela Geller, who has been referred to as the "queen of the Muslim bashers," is not doing anything to shed that title. Geller, the executive direc...

Daily Show Skewers Broward GOP Over Vote Against Muslim Member

Posted 03.08.2012 | Miami

It wasn't the first time the Daily Show has sunk its teeth into the South Florida, but it's certainly one of the funniest: Thursday night Jon Stewart'...

Islamic Group Condemns Molotov Cocktail Attack

AP | VERENA DOBNIK and COLLEEN LONG | Posted 03.03.2012 | New York

NEW YORK — A police security tower rose into the sky Monday, keeping watch over a globally prominent Islamic cultural center that was firebombed...

Florida Muslim Denied Membership In County Republican Party

McClatchy | Marc Caputo | Posted 11.27.2011 | Politics

MIAMI -- Islam and tea party activism clashed at a raucous meeting Monday night when a group of Broward County Republicans blocked a Muslim activist a...

Is 9/11 Coloring Book Anti-Muslim?

Posted 11.01.2011 | Chicago

A 36-page "graphic novel coloring book" created by a St. Louis, Mo., publisher is attracting international attention -- and has reportedly sold out of...

Matt Sledge

NYPD's Cooperation With CIA Lacks Effective Oversight, Civil Liberties Groups Say | Matt Sledge | Posted 10.31.2011 | New York

Last week the Associated Press came out with an explosive -- or "underwhelming," depending on your point of view -- article about the NYPD's collabora...

Michael McAuliff

GOP Rep Peter King: HIgh-Ranking Feds Squashed Muslim Group Terror Case | Michael McAuliff | Posted 06.18.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The House Homeland Security Committee chairman is demanding to know why the Justice Department squashed a prosecution of Islamic advocac...

Muslim Cops Put Faith, Lives On The Line

Posted 05.26.2011 | Religion

By Omar Sacirbey Religion News Service (RNS) When Los Angeles County Sheriff Leroy Baca asked Sgt. Muawiya "Mike" Abdeen to set up a liaison unit to ...

Muslims And ACLU Sue FBI Over Mosque Surveillance

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Omar Sacirbey Religion News Service (RNS) Is sending a secret informant into a mosque in search of terrorists proactive policing, or a violation o...

Is Proxy Detention the Obama Administration's Extraordinary Rendition-Lite?

Daphne Eviatar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Daphne Eviatar

While the U.S. may legitimately ask questions of passengers flying to or from Yemen, is it outsourcing those interrogations to countries known to engage in torture?

Shilling for the Israeli Occupation: The ADL's New Mission Statement?

Ahmed Rehab | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ahmed Rehab

An organization that describes itself as "the nation's premier civil rights/human relations agency" is spending its resources decrying American organizations that are not blindly supportive of a foreign government it likes to align itself with.

Swiftboating Sestak on Israel

Joel Rubin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joel Rubin

A new right-wing attack group is threatening to swiftboat Sestak as "weak" on Israel because he supports active American diplomacy to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Will Smith's Last Pharaoh vs. Egypt's History by Hollywood

Aladdin Elaasar | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Aladdin Elaasar

Will Smith's upcoming movie sheds light on long forgotten Egyptian history. If you want to know the true story of the Last Pharaoh of Egypt, you'd better pay attention to what's going on in Egypt today and in the near future.

A Revolution in the Making?

Aladdin Elaasar | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Aladdin Elaasar

A sense of frustration, hopelessness and repression seems to be haunting Egyptian youth and the older people as well, struggling to make ends meet. The result has impacted Egyptian society.

Is Egypt's Economy in Crisis?

Aladdin Elaasar | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Aladdin Elaasar

Egypt is undergoing a severe liquidity crisis caused by the loss of hard currency from few sources: tourism was a key source of foreign exchange and the main engine of growth.

Thirty Years after Khomeini: Will Egypt Turn into another Iran?

Aladdin Elaasar | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Aladdin Elaasar

The 83-year-old President Mubarak of Egypt has been in power since 1981. Concerns about his health draw much greater attention to the question of who will next rule the nation of Egypt.

Risky Business in the Arab World

Aladdin Elaasar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Aladdin Elaasar

Why is it hard for Arab and Muslim writers, professors, intellectuals and average persons to speak out against suicide bombers, Jihadists, anti-Semitism and anti-Americanism in their countries?

A Tale of Two Terrors: Times Square vs. Jacksonville

Ahmed Rehab | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ahmed Rehab

The total lack of attention and concern in response to a recent attack on a mosque in Jacksonville, Florida reveals a troubling double standard in how we address terrorism in this nation.

Airport Body Scanner Fatwa: TSA Scans Violate Modesty, Muslim Groups Say

Detroit Free Press | By Niraj Warikoo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Saying that body scanners violate Islamic law, Muslim-American groups are supporting a "fatwa" -- a religious ruling -- that forbids Muslims from goin...

Who's On First?: Haters, Conspiracists and the Conspiracists Who Hate Them

Brian Levin, J.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Brian Levin, J.D.

With unemployment in the United States at a 26 year high of 9.8% and the UK not far behind, a sector of the economy in both nations is booming -- extremism.

Jason Linkins

CAIR's Assistance In Terror Arrests Being Underplayed | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

This week, five Pakistani men from Northen Virginia were arrested by authorities in Pakistan, where they are being questioned on suspicion of having l...