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Iranian President Hassan Rouhani addresses a High-Level Meeting on Nuclear Disarmament during the 68th United Nations General Assembly. (Photo by MIKE SEGAR/AFP/Getty Images)

Iranian President: Western Media Continues ‘Islamophobic Project’ Against Muslims

Iranian President Hasan Rouhani said Western media continues to spout “false claims” and vilify the Islamic religion, saying that Muslims view such accusations as “part of an Islamophobic project.”

09/26/2014

Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., questions witnesses about military equipment given to local law enforcement departments by the federal government during a Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee hearing about at the Dirksen Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill on Sept. 9, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Rand Paul: ‘Civilized Islam Will Have To Step Up’ To Take On ISIS

Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., is calling on “civilized Islam” to help take on the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria terror group.

09/11/2014

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Islamic Leaders: ISIS Are Not Muslims, They’re Criminals

The beheading of a second journalist by ISIS is prompting Islamic leaders in the Washington area to not only condemn their actions, but to make clear the terror group does not speak for the Muslim community in the United States.

09/03/2014

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Group Launches Campaign In Response To Anti-Islam Metrobus Ad Featuring Hitler

After an advertisement featuring German dictator Adolf Hitler and calling for an end to U.S. aid to Islamic countries was plastered on the sides of 20 Metro buses last month, the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) is striking back.

06/11/2014

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D.C. Bus Ads Featuring Hitler Call For End To U.S. Aid To Islamic Countries

An advertisement that will be plastered on the sides of 20 D.C. Metrobuses for the next month feature German dictator Adolf Hitler and call for an end to U.S. aid to Islamic countries.

05/22/2014

Protesters in the Nigerian capital Lagos accused President Goodluck Jonathan of ignoring the kidnapping of about 300 schoolgirls by an Islamic extremist group three weeks ago. (AFP PHOTO/PIUS UTOMI EKPEI/via Getty Images)

Nigerian Islamic Extremist Threatens To Sell 276 Kidnapped Girls

In a video, leader of Boko Haram says the teenage girls will “remain slaves” to be sold.

05/05/2014

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Founder of Radical Islamic Website That Praised Osama bin Laden Gets 2½ Years

The founder of a radical Islamic website that praised figures like Osama bin Laden and Fort Hood shooter Nidal Hasan has been sentenced to 2½ years in prison.

04/25/2014

Thousands of Muslims gather to pray and celebrate Eid al-Adha inside the Discovery Sports Center in Boyds on Oct. 15, 2013. (Photo by Kevin Patrick/All-News 99.1 WNEW)

Muslims Celebrate Holy Day, Continue Push for School Holiday in Montgomery County

Muslim children from Montgomery County are joining their families Tuesday in celebrating a religious holy day that they believe should be a full-fledged school holiday.

10/15/2013

File photo of a classroom. (credit: KAZUHIRO NOGI/AFP/Getty Images)

Muslim Families Push for School Holiday in Montgomery County

Muslim families in Montgomery County are pushing to make the Islamic holy day Eid al-Adha a full-fledged school holiday.

10/14/2013

A picture shows destruction in Sbeneh, south of the Syrian capital Damascus, on June 16, 2013. (credit: WARD AL-KESWANI/AFP/Getty Images)

Hamas Urges Hezbollah To Withdraw Fighters From Syria

The Palestinian militant group Hamas on Monday urged Lebanon’s Hezbollah militia to withdraw its fighters from Syria and accused it of stoking sectarian tensions, leveling unprecedented public criticism against a former ally.

06/17/2013

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