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MTA pro-Israel ad

Controversial Pro-Israel Subway Ads Immediately Defaced, Stamped As Hate Speech

In the wake of violent uprisings abroad following the release of an anti-Islamic film, some said they are worried the ads could fan the flames here in New York City.

09/25/2012

Barack Obama (Photo credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/GettyImages)

Democrats Fumble Major Israel Issue, Put Jerusalem As Capital In Platform

It was a stunning development. The party had dropped the assertion that Jerusalem was the capital of the Jewish state, but on Wednesday evening the Democrats had a change of heart.

09/05/2012

FILE - A child attends Eid al-Fitr prayers marking the day when Muslims worldwide celebrate the end of the fasting month of Ramadan (Photo credit: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

NYPD Probing Hate Crime After Bacon Found At Staten Island Ramadan Site

Followers of Islam are forbidden to eat pork. Even before the bacon was located, someone left offensive messages on the organization’s website.

08/20/2012