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Md. School System Strips Religious Names from Calendar

Maryland’s largest school district has voted to strip religious labels from next year’s school calendar, including Christian holidays such as Easter and Christmas, and the Jewish holidays of Yom Kippur and Rosh Hashanah.

11/12/2014

The Palestinian president has accused Israel of igniting a "religious war" by allowing Jewish worshippers to visit a contested holy site in Jerusalem.  (Photo by Thaer Ganaim/PPO via Getty Images)

Palestinian President: Israel Leading ‘Religious War’

The Palestinian president has accused Israel of igniting a “religious war” by allowing Jewish worshippers to visit a contested holy site in Jerusalem.

11/11/2014

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Rep. King: US Needs To ‘Go All Out With Surveillance’ Of Muslims

Rep. Peter King, R-N.Y., belives the U.S. needs to forget about political correctness and “go all out with surveillance” of Muslims.

10/24/2014

Nearly three-quarters (72 percent) of the American public says religion is influence in the U.S. as a divide between the religiously affiliated and those without religion continue to widen.  (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Poll: 72 Percent of U.S. Says Religion Losing Influence on American Life

Nearly three-quarters (72 percent) of the American public says religion is influence in the U.S. as a divide between the religiously affiliated and those without religion continue to widen.

09/22/2014

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Va. Mosque Vandalized, Hate-Crime Probe Sought

A Muslim rights group is asking the FBI and local police to investigate whether vandalism at a Manassas mosque was a hate crime.

08/13/2014

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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

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Poll: 62 Percent Of Palestinian Muslims Say Suicide Bombings Are ‘Often’ Justified

An extensive survey conducted by the Pew Research Center in Washington, D.C. found that a vast majority of Muslims in communities from the Middle East and Africa are concerned about Islamic extremism in their respective countries of residence. But while many majorities in different countries voices strong opposition to violence carried out in the name of Islam, a reported 62 percent of Palestinian Muslims told Pew that they feel suicide bombings are often – or at least sometimes – justifiable.

09/11/2013

An immigration lawyer sorts through an immigrant's valid and expired passports. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

ACLU: Some Muslims Blacklisted When Applying for U.S. Citizenship

A government program to screen immigrants for national security concerns has blacklisted some Muslims and put their U.S. citizenship applications on hold for years, civil liberties advocates said Wednesday.

08/21/2013

Israel is looking to hire university students to post pro-Israel messages on social media networks — without needing to identify themselves as government-linked, officials said Wednesday. (Photo by David Silverman/Getty Images)

Israeli Government Hiring Students To Post Anonymous Pro-Israel Messages On Social Media

Israel is looking to hire university students to post pro-Israel messages on social media networks — without needing to identify themselves as government-linked, officials said Wednesday.

08/14/2013

Zubeidat Tsarnaeva (l), mother of the suspected Boston bombers, brothers Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (Photo credit: SERGEI RASULOV/AFP/Getty Images)

Mother Of Bomb Suspects Insists Sons Are Innocent

The angry and grieving mother of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects insists that her sons are innocent and that she’s no terrorist.

04/29/2013

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