With both mayoral candidates supporting the addition of two Muslim holidays to the New York City public school calendar, one city councilman may finally get his wish.
A holy war is brewing over school holidays. Proposals were revealed Thursday to add three new “school is closed” days for all New York City students in honor of Muslim and Hindu observances.
Prabhjot Singh, who is Sikh, was approached by a group of 15 to 20 young men on bicycles making anti-Muslim statements, police said.
An attorney for Mohammad Qatanani says a hearing originally scheduled for Sept. 12 has been delayed until March.
Enright pleaded guilty to attempted murder and assault as hate crimes for the Aug. 24, 2010 attack against Bangladeshi cab driver Ahmed Sharif.
The New York Police Department’s widespread spying programs directed at Muslims have undermined free worship by innocent people and should be declared unconstitutional, religious leaders and civil rights advocates said Tuesday after the filing of a federal lawsuit.
Russian wire-taps caught a conversation between Tamerlan Tsarnaev and his mother in which the two may have discussed jihad, CBS 2 reported.
A former New York City transit worker filed a lawsuit Wednesday, claiming that he faced “a campaign of hostility” toward his Muslim faith on the job.
Around 5 a.m. Sunday, police were called to the Masijid-Saaliheen mosque on Kissena Boulevard. When they arrived, they found the 57-year-old victim stabbed in the torso.
Last month, following a court order, a controversial ad went up on the subway, saying, “In any war between the civilized man and the savage support the civilized man. Support Israel. Defeat Jihad.”
At the Islamic Center in Jersey City Saturday night, Muslim and Coptic leaders engaged in a peaceful dialogue and said that should be an example for the rest of the world.
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An MTA spokesman said most of the ads have been taken down, saying that they had run their course. But opponents of the ads said the damage has already been done.
An anonymous caller who claimed to have discarded spoiled bacon in a park where Muslims had scheduled Ramadan prayers said he was putting it out for seagulls and raccoons to eat, not as an anti-Muslim statement.
The NYPD rejects the AP’s criticism that six years of undercover surveillance by a secret police unit never led to a terrorist being brought to trial.