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Yemeni mother to see dying son after U.S. waives visa ban

Dec 19, 2018 - 9:22 PM

The wish of a mother from Yemen to see her dying toddler one last time is granted, when the US issues her a waiver from its ban on citizens from several Muslim-majority countries

This photo courtesy of the Council on American-Islamic relations in Sacramento shows the young Abdullah Hassan on life support at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital in Oakland on December 16, 2018 with his father, Ali. Two-year-old Abdullah Hassan, a US citizen like his father, suffers from a rare genetic brain condition. His mother from Yemen was granted a visa on December 18, 2018 to see her dying toddler after US officials issued a waiver from its ban on citizens from several Muslim-majority countries, supporters said. Council on American-Islamic Relations / AFP

Muslim Americans beg Trump to stop accusations

Dec 08, 2015 - 1:58 PM

The Council on American Islamic Relations says it has documented abuse vandalism and discrimination in the last month

AMERICA AND ISLAM. Community religious and political leaders attend a news conference held by the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) to address recent issues involving the New Jersey Muslim community on December 3, 2015 in Jersey City, New Jersey. Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images/AFP

California Muslims condemn 'horrific' mass shooting

Dec 03, 2015 - 2:25 PM

Authorities have drawn no connection between the attack and radical Islam so far

EVACUEES. Evacuees from the scene of a shooting at the Inland Regional Center hug each other as they wait inside the Rudy C Hernandez Community Center in San Bernardino, California, USA, December 2, 2015. Photo by Mike Nelson/EPA

Arabic pledge sparks controversy at New York school

Mar 21, 2015 - 8:38 AM

Many people were angered about reading but an equal amount are angered by the apology so now everyone s mad says senior class president Andrew Zink

DIVERSITY? A student at Pine Bush High School gets harassed after reading the American pledge of allegiance in Arabic. File photo from the Pine Bush Central School District website

UAE casts global net with anti-Islamist 'terror list'

Nov 25, 2014 - 4:32 PM

Frederic Wehrey: The UAE is trying to include non violent Brotherhood affiliated groups in the same ideological constellation as real terrorist groups like Nigeria s Boko Haram and Al Qaeda

Muslim leaders to ISIS: Return to 'religion of mercy'

Sep 26, 2014 - 12:30 PM

In an open letter against the Islamic State Muslim leaders say Islam forbids the murder of innocent people including journalists and aid workers

NO TO ISIS. Indian Muslims shout slogans during a protest in New Delhi, India on June 21, 2014. Demonstrators protest against the killings of Shiite Muslims in Iraq. Many Indians from Punjab and Kerala are stuck in Iraq after Mosul and Tikrit were overrun by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS). File photo by Money Sharma/EPA