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White House: Trump 'doesn't necessarily' agree with Moore about barring Muslims from Congress

White House: Trump 'doesn't necessarily' agree with Moore about barring Muslims from CongressWhite House press secretary Sarah Sanders said President Trump doesn't necessarily back all of Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore's controversial views.



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Muslims Once Again Are Being Targeted For An Attack They Had Nothing To Do With

Muslims Once Again Are Being Targeted For An Attack They Had Nothing To Do With“We’re going to burn your mosque down,” a voice said angrily in a voicemail left on the mosque’s phone.



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Muslims More Likely Than Americans Overall To See Discrimination Against Black People

Muslims More Likely Than Americans Overall To See Discrimination Against Black PeopleMuslims are more likely than Americans overall to acknowledge the discrimination that black Americans face in the country, a Pew Research Center study suggests.



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UN warns of 'ethnic cleansing' of Myanmar's Muslims

UN warns of 'ethnic cleansing' of Myanmar's MuslimsThe situation in Myanmar is a “textbook example of ethnic cleansing”, the United Nations rights chief said Monday, as Washington condemned a surge in violence that has sent more than 300,000 Rohingya Muslims fleeing for Bangladesh. Hours after the UN warning, the Security Council announced it would meet Wednesday to discuss the violence, prompting an ongoing exodus of Rohingya into neighbouring Bangladesh. Refugees fleeing the unrest have brought stories of entire villages burned to the ground by Buddhist mobs and Myanmar troops.



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Protesters rally in solidarity with Rohingya Muslims

Protesters rally in solidarity with Rohingya MuslimsProtests against Myanmar's treatment of Rohingya Muslims were held in several countries, including Muslim-majority Bangladesh, Indonesia and Malaysia.



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On Holiest Day In Islamic Calendar, Houston Muslims Lend A Helping Hand

On Holiest Day In Islamic Calendar, Houston Muslims Lend A Helping HandBilal Rana and his family were trapped in their Houston home for several days as Hurricane Harvey wreaked havoc on their city.



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Rohingya Muslims flee as more than 2,600 houses burned in Myanmar's Rakhine

Rohingya Muslims flee as more than 2,600 houses burned in Myanmar's RakhineCOX’S BAZAR, Bangladesh (Reuters) – More than 2,600 houses have been burned down in Rohingya-majority areas of Myanmar’s northwest in the last week, the government said on Saturday, in one of the deadliest bouts of violence involving the Muslim minority in decades. About 58,600 Rohingya have fled into neighbouring Bangladesh from Myanmar, according to U.N. refugee agency UNHCR, as aid workers there struggle to cope. Myanmar officials blamed the Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army (ARSA) for the burning of the homes.



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Twitter Burns Joe Walsh For Claiming Charlie Hebdo Never Attacks Muslims

Twitter Burns Joe Walsh For Claiming Charlie Hebdo Never Attacks MuslimsAfter the French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo came out with an inflammatory cover suggesting the victims of the Houston floods were Nazi sympathizers, one right-wing talk show host came out guns-a-blazing.



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Muslims Opening Their Doors To Flood Victims: 'We Feel And Suffer The Same'

Muslims Opening Their Doors To Flood Victims: 'We Feel And Suffer The Same'Shazia Ashraf watched from a boat as her mattress floated in six feet of water in her Houston home.



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Muslims fear anti-Islam backlash in tolerant Barcelona

Muslims fear anti-Islam backlash in tolerant BarcelonaPrayer time is approaching but Raja Miah, an imam at a tiny mosque in the heart of Barcelona does not expect a big turnout. Since the twin attacks in Barcelona and the nearby seaside resort of Cambrils claimed by the Islamic State group, the Muslim community in central Barcelona’s neighbourhood of Raval fears an anti-Islam backlash. “People are very scared,” said Miah, 23, as he sat in a small room at the mosque in Raval as a small group of children in an adjoining room studied the Koran.



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