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Muslim Groups Plan Rally After NYPD Intel Report

Muslim groups are planning a march to NYPD headquarters Friday afternoon to protest what they say is police spying on their community.

02/03/2012

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Document: NYPD Recommended Surveillance Of Mosques Based Solely On Religion

The recommendation for increased, secret surveillance on Muslims and Shiite mosques was contained in a 2006 NYPD Intelligence report on Iran, obtained by the Associated Press.

02/02/2012

Rep. Peter King (file / credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Rep. King To Testify In British Parliament About Muslim Radicalization

Saying the radicalization in Muslim communities has increased in America and Britain, King said “we can’t afford to be politically correct.”

09/12/2011

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1010 WINS 9/11 Series: L.I. Muslims Discuss Tolerance Ten Years Later

Speaking with worshipers at the Islamic Center Of Long Island, 1010 WINS’ Mona Rivera came across a variety of sentiments, ranging from uncertainty to optimism.

09/07/2011

The site of a proposed mosque is seen in New York, NY - May 25, 2010 - Photo: Chris Hondros/Getty Images

Developer Of Proposed Mosque Near Ground Zero Says Project May Take Years To Complete

Sharif El-Gamal told The New York Times that further decisions would be made only after consultation with lower Manhattan residents and Muslims in New York City.

08/02/2011

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Local Muslims Glad Bin Laden Gone, But Some Not Thrilled With Method

The message on the door of the Masjid el Ber of Astoria is not a violent one. It prays that peace be upon the messenger of Allah. It’s through that lens that people here viewed the life and death of bin Laden.

05/02/2011

Rep. Keith Ellison, D-Minn., center, the only Muslin in Congress, becomes emotional as he testifies before the House Homeland Security Committee on the extent of the radicalization of American Muslims, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, March 10, 2011. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Muslim Congressman Breaks Down At Radicalization Hearing

Rep. Peter King’s hearings took an emotional turn when Rep. Keith Ellison, the first Muslim elected to Congress, tried to speak of the heroism and patriotism of Mohamad Salman Hamdani, a New York City EMT who died on 9/11.

03/10/2011

Rep. Peter King  (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Rep. King: Islamic Radicalization Hearings Will Be Fair

“The reasons the hearings are focusing on the Muslim community, the president’s own national security advisor said al Qaeda is attempting to radicalize the Muslim-American community,” King said.

03/09/2011

Rep. Peter King  (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Interfaith Rally Protests Rep. King’s Hearings On US Muslims

A coalition of over 100 interfaith, nonprofit and governmental organizations plans to rally in New York City against a planned congressional hearing on Muslims’ role in homegrown terrorism.

03/06/2011

Pastor Terry Jones, right, of the Dove World Outreach Center of Gainesville, Fla., speaks to reporters across the street from the proposed Islamic cultural center near the World Trade Center site, Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2010. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

Florida Pastor Leads Anti-Mosque Protest In NYC

Pastor Terry Jones — who backed down from a threat to burn the Koran on Sept. 11 — has led a few dozen protesters to the site of a proposed mosque near ground zero.

11/16/2010

NYC Muslim Leaders Seek To Dispel Misconceptions

NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — Officials from the Islamic Leadership Council of New York were among the Muslim leaders promoting what they called a “Week of Dialogue” designed to dispel misconceptions about Islam. LISTEN: 1010 […]

10/18/2010

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Farrakhan Supports Planned Mosque Near Ground Zero

Nation of Islam Minister Louis Farrakhan said Thursday a community center and mosque planned near Ground Zero should be built because Muslims were among those of many faiths who died in the Sept. 11 attacks.

09/02/2010

Supporters of the so-called "ground zero mosque" stand in support outside the controvesial site.

City Leader Wants Interfaith Center Instead Of Mosque

There was a change of heart Monday from one of the most vocal supporters of the proposed Islamic center near ground zero.

08/30/2010

Ground zero mosque site (file)

Some American Muslims Question Mosque Near Ground Zero

American Muslims who support the proposed mosque and Islamic center near ground zero are facing some skeptics within their own faith.

08/18/2010

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