Imams attend the Ramadan prayer at a mosque empty of faithful due to social distancing guidelines during the coronavirus outbreak in Zenica, central Bosnia,.
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AP News
April 24, 2020 - 1:31 pm
Muslims worldwide began Ramadan on Friday with dawn-to-dusk fasting, but many will have to forgo the communal prayers and family gatherings that make the holy month special, as authorities maintain lockdowns aimed at slowing the coronavirus pandemic. Read more here.
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Suspect throws rocks at mosque
Philadelphia Police Department
Kristen Johanson
September 04, 2019 - 11:37 am
Authorities are searching for a man who vandalized a Philadelphia mosque in West Oak Lane by throwing rocks at a glass door, causing hundreds of dollars in damages. Read more here.
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  Living amid fear and oppression in Xinjiang.
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May 09, 2019 - 7:18 pm
By Matt Rivers and Lily Lee, CNN (CNN) -- The small bedroom is frozen in time. The two little girls who used to sleep here left two years ago with their mother and now can't come home. Their backpacks and school notebooks sit waiting for their return. A toy bear lies on the bed. Their clothes hang...
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Ellen DeGeneres at the Pink Star On The Hollywood Walk Of Fame Ceremony held in front of Hollywood & Highland in Hollywood, CA on Tuesday, February 5, 2019.
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April 04, 2019 - 8:47 am
By Gianluca Mezzofiore, CNN (CNN) -- More celebrities are calling for a boycott of hotels owned by the kingdom of Brunei after it enacted new Islamic laws that make gay sex and adultery punishable by stoning to death. Comedian Ellen DeGeneres and tennis star Billie Jean King are just the latest to...
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Children dress up at the "America To Zanzibar" exhibit at the Please Touch Museum.
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Hadas Kuznits
February 01, 2019 - 2:09 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A new exhibit about Muslim culture opens at the Please Touch Museum on Saturday. The traveling exhibit, two years in the making, is called "America To Zanzibar." It was customized for Philadelphia after curators first caught a glimpse of it at the Childrens Museum of...
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Google offices
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September 21, 2018 - 11:09 am
By Jordan Valinsky (CNN Money) -- Google employees last year considered displaying pro-immigration information when people searched terms related to the Trump administration's controversial travel ban. In emails obtained by The Wall Street Journal, employees suggested ways to show different results...
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Titled "Covered," Yusef Abdule Jaleel's exhibition features rotoscope digital illustrations in vibrant colors, depicting Muslim women of color in striking, powerful poses and in modest fashion.
Cherri Gregg | KYW Newsradio
Cherri Gregg
September 13, 2018 - 9:26 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A new art exhibit highlights the diversity of Muslim women. Titled "Covered," the exhibition features rotoscope digital illustrations in vibrant colors, depicting Muslim women of color in striking, powerful poses and in modest fashion. "You don't have to show it all...
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President Donald Trump speaks at an iftar dinner, which breaks a daylong fast, celebrating Islam's holy month of Ramadan, in the State Dining Room of the White House.
AP Photo/Andrew Harnik
June 07, 2018 - 7:58 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Wishing Muslims around the world a "Ramadan Mubarak" — a blessed holiday — President Donald Trump on Wednesday hosted his first White House dinner for Islam's holy month of Ramadan, an overture that surprised many in the Muslim community after he skipped hosting such a meal last...
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