Muslim NYPD Cop Reinstated After Beard BanOfficer Masood Syed, who was suspended during Ramadan for refusing to shave his inch-long beard, has been reinstated. The City claims that the limit on facial hair is necessary for gas masks to fit tightly on officers' faces.
Previously Banned 'The Muslims Are Coming!' Ads Go Up In SubwayA series of humorous ads promoting a film about Muslims are appearing in New York City subway stations five months after a federal judge ruled the ads should go up.
Queens Store Owner Says He Was Beaten For Being A MuslimA Queens man said he was viciously attacked and targeted because of his Muslim faith.
N.J. Sheriff Under Investigation After Anti-Muslim Facebook RantOfficer Alex Pino's Facebook post is laden with hateful and inflammatory language -- including a comment about tearing down all mosques.
Postal Worker Arrested In Alleged Hate Crime Against Muslim Women In BrooklynDainton Coley, 33, is charged with acting in a manner injurious to a child, second-degree aggravated harassment (race-religion), third-degree menacing as a hate crime and menacing.
Islamic Flag Flying Outside Garwood Home Draws Controversy Among Neighbors A New Jersey man’s expression of religious freedom is stirring up controversy after residents raised concerns over a flag flying outside his home.
7-Minute 'Rise Of Al Qaeda' Film To Be Shown At 9/11 Museum Stokes ControversySome clergy members have written letters demanding the museum change the documentary, which they say unfairly links Islam and terrorism.
End Of NYPD Muslim Surveillance Program ApplaudedThe NYPD said Tuesday it had disbanded the surveillance program and that detectives assigned to the unit had been transferred to other duties within the division.
Muslim City Councilman Pleased As Candidates Back School HolidaysWith 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.
Bloomberg Shoots Down Idea Of 3 Additional NYC Schools HolidaysA 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.
Police Investigating Possible Bias Attack On Columbia ProfessorPrabhjot Singh, who is Sikh, was approached by a group of 15 to 20 young men on bicycles making anti-Muslim statements, police said.
N.J. Muslim Leader's Deportation Hearing Delayed Until MarchAn attorney for Mohammad Qatanani says a hearing originally scheduled for Sept. 12 has been delayed until March.