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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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North Dakota woman who threatened Muslims hugs one of them

North Dakota woman who threatened Muslims hugs one of themA North Dakota woman who threatened some Muslim women in a Walmart parking lot met with two of them Thursday and all "expressed their sincere regrets" about the incident and apologized, Fargo's police chief said Thursday.



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North Dakota woman who threatened Muslims hugs one of them

North Dakota woman who threatened Muslims hugs one of themFARGO, N.D. (AP) — A North Dakota woman who threatened some Muslim women in a Walmart parking lot met with two of them Thursday and all "expressed their sincere regrets" about the incident and apologized, Fargo's police chief said Thursday.



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Muslims heed calls to avoid holy site over Israeli security steps

Muslims heed calls to avoid holy site over Israeli security stepsMuslims heeded calls Monday not to enter a Jerusalem holy site and protested outside after Israeli authorities installed metal detectors at entrances to the ultra-sensitive compound following an attack that killed two policemen. The compound was largely empty apart from tourists and Jewish visitors, with Muslims again praying and protesting outside the site instead of entering through the metal detectors. The Haram al-Sharif compound, known to Jews as the Temple Mount, includes the Dome of the Rock and the Al-Aqsa mosque.



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Muslims skeptical about 'road rage' in Virginia girl's death

Muslims skeptical about 'road rage' in Virginia girl's deathFAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — Police in Virginia on Monday blamed road rage for the killing of a teenage Muslim girl who was allegedly attacked by a driver while walking with friends to her mosque between Ramadan prayers this weekend.



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Ramadan begins for world's Muslims, violently for some

Ramadan begins for world's Muslims, violently for someThe world’s 1.5 billion Muslims began observing the holy fasting month of Ramadan on Saturday, blighted by conflict and bloodshed in countries ranging from Afghanistan to Libya. Ramadan is one of the five pillars of Islam during which Muslims are supposed to devote themselves to praying, giving to charity and fasting from dawn to dusk. Although for many Ramadan is a time for families to gather and break the fast with an iftar meal at sunset and socialise, this year it has been marked by violence.



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How Do Muslims Fast On Ramadan?

How Do Muslims Fast On Ramadan?Ramadan starts this week, and Muslims across the globe are preparing for the holy month during which they fast from sunrise to sunset.



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Look Back at Trump's Remarks On Muslims, Saudi Arabia

Look Back at Trump's Remarks On Muslims, Saudi ArabiaFrom involvement in the Sept. 11th attacks to surveillance of certain mosques, Donald Trump has made controversial remarks about Muslims and Saudi Arabia. Here's a look back at those comments.



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