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People gather to protest against President Donald Trump’s travel ban in New York City, US, February 1, 2017. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid A federal appeals court on Monday rejected a US Department of Justice request to place on hold an appeal over President Donald Trump’s travel ban on people from seven majority-Muslim countries. The order from the […]

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Could The ‘Trump Effect’ End Up Being Good For US Muslims? United States flag By Arab News February 26, 2017 By Joyce Karam Despite an uptick in hate crimes against US Muslims in the months since Donald Trump won the presidential election in November, a wave of public solidarity and improved views of both Muslims […]

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H.R. McMaster Breaks With Administration on Views of Islam By MARK LANDLER and ERIC SCHMITTFEB. 24, 2017 President Trump appointed Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster, left, as national security adviser on Monday. Credit Al Drago/The New York Times WASHINGTON — President Trump’s newly appointed national security adviser has told his staff that Muslims who commit terrorist […]

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Donald Trump terror adviser calls man and threatens legal action because he criticised him on Twitter Sebastian Gorka, former national security editor at Breitbart, did not take kindly to attacks The Independent US Mr Gorka works in the White House and helps formulate terrorism policy Fox News Sebastian Gorka, who was propelled from Breitbart alongside […]

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US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson ® is welcomed by US Ambassador Roberta Jacobson (L),and Mauricio Ibarra © director of North American affairs at the Mexican foreign affairs ministry as he arrives at Benito Juarez international Airport in Mexico City, Mexico. Photo: AFP  US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson meets with Mexican leaders on Thursday […]

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Threats of violent Islamist and far-right extremism: What does the research say? A woman holds a flag as she looks out over the National Sept. 11 Memorial and Museum. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson  On a Tuesday morning in September 2001, the American experience with terrorism was fundamentally altered. Two thousand, nine hundred and ninety-six people were murdered in […]

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Muslim Activists Raise Funds to Fix Vandalized Jewish Graves This is solidarity. After more than 150 headstones were damaged at a Jewish cemetery in University City, Missouri, Muslim activists Linda Sarsour and Tarek El-Messidi have crowdfunded more than $57,000 for repairs. Unused funds will go to other Jewish graveyards that have been vandalized. No arrests have been made in […]

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Amnesty International said on Wednesday US president Donald Trump’s ‘poisonous’ rhetoric on his way to winning the White House led a global trend towards increasingly divisive politics in 2016 that had made the world a ‘darker’ place. In its annual report covering 159 countries, the human rights group said principles of human dignity and equality […]

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EXCLUSIVE: NYPD investigates Facebook threats to Brooklyn Muslim advocate,  Linda Sarsour Cops are investigating threats against Linda Sarsour, seen at a Times Square pro-Muslim rally on Sunday. (Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images) BY Rocco Parascandola Thomas Tracy NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Updated: Tuesday, February 21, 2017, 2:10 PM The NYPD Hate Crimes Task Force is […]

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Steve Bannon Is Preparing Trump For Holy War If Steve Bannon was a Muslim then he wouldn’t be let anywhere near the White House, never mind left with the keys. By Charles B. Anthony | February 20, 2017     Sometimes a seemingly innocuous speech can potentially set the direction of the US presidency long […]

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Retired Vice-Admiral Robert Harward turned down the job last week.–Reuters photo US president Donald Trump is interviewing candidates for the position of national security adviser. He has selected four candidates: adviser Keith Kellogg; former UN ambassador John Bolton; Lt Gen H R McMaster; and Lt Gen Robert Caslen. The role became vacant when Lt Gen […]

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Japanese Internment Anniversary: What Happened And Why Trump’s Travel Ban Angers Civil Rights Groups 75 Years Later By Tom O’Connor @Shaolintom Seventy-five years ago Sunday, in the wake of the December 1941 bombing of Pearl Harbor by Japanese imperial forces, former President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed an executive order that led to the forced relocation and […]

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