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Donald Trump and the Palestinian State

Donald Trump’s election victory was a real shock, not only for decision-makers in every single capital in the world, but also for experts and observers who saw nothing but a win for the Democrats and Hillary Clinton. Shortly after his victory, Trump announced his readiness to meet with Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Many Israeli officials weren’t shy about saying …

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Both Feeling Threatened, American Muslims and Jews Join Hands

NORTH BRUNSWICK, N.J. — Jolted into action by a wave of hate crimesthat followed the election victory of Donald J. Trump, American Muslims and Jews are banding together in a surprising new alliance. They are putting aside for now their divisions over Israel to join forces to resist whatever may come next. New groups are forming, and interfaith coalitions that …

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This Muslim American Isn’t Afraid Of Donald Trump or Terrorism

My name is Marwa Balkar. I am a 22-year-old born and raised in this beautiful country. I am also an American Muslim, which is a difficult thing to be in this moment in America’s history. Between the rise of terror threats of people claiming to follow the same religion as me, and the dehumanization of Muslims by most GOP candidates, …

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Dallas-area Muslims pack survival kits for homeless to say ‘you’re not alone’

Muslim volunteers from across the area earned a round of applause and even a few “amens” from the homeless huddled inside a Dallas shelter Saturday. “We’re Muslim, but we care about everyone,” Urooj Waheed said at the Austin Street Shelter. “We’re here to help you guys and let you know you’re not alone.” Waheed and his wife, Sobia Waheed, were among about …

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Mosques get threatening letters: Trump will ‘do to you Muslims what Hitler did to the Jews’

By Kristine Guerra November 27 at 8:28 AM A letter calling Muslims “children of Satan” was sent to three California mosques, according to the Council on American-Islamic Relations. (CAIR) Letters threatening that President-elect Donald Trump will do to Muslims what Adolf Hitler “did to the Jews” were sent to three California mosques last week, according to the Council on Islamic-American Relations, or …

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Interfaith Leaders Pledge To Stand By American Muslims, No Matter What

Source: Huffington Post By Carol Kuruvilla; Associate Religion Editor Christian, Jewish and Buddhist leaders attended prayers at a Washington, D.C., mosque to emphasize solidarity. Christian, Jewish and Buddhist leaders joined their Muslim neighbors for Friday prayers at a Washington, D.C., mosque, sending President-elect Donald Trump a strong statement of interfaith solidarity. The religious leaders spoke out against Islamophobia and in support of …

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CAN TRUMP ACTUALLY BAN OR INTERN MUSLIMS?

Donald J. Trump has made several statements during his campaign that have given rise to concerns about civil rights in America, particularly for minority groups such as Muslim Americans. This article is a starting point to address the constitutionality of Mr. Trump’s proposed policies regarding Muslims. Much of this discussion is theoretical.  The policies espoused by Mr. Trump have no …

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Mosque ‘vandalised’ with chalk messages of love, support in Virginia

BY PAIGE COCKBURNTUE NOV 22 19:57:29 EST 2016 PHOTO The mosque has invited the anonymous supporters to return so they can “reciprocate the love”. SUPPLIED: MUSLIM YOUTH CVA Graffiti is not often associated with positive messages, but the “vandalism” left at a US mosque from a particular group of “hooligans” was unusually heart-warming. “You are loved,” “we are your brothers …

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Why isn’t the KKK designated as a terrorist organisation?

Anonymous dropped a list of more than 1,000 alleged members of the Ku Klux Klan today and there are worries that vigilantes might take justice into their own hands, as well as concerns that the unvetted information might prove to be false. But what if the list turns out to be legitimate? Association with a U.S. hate group is not illegal, and …

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Mnar Muhawesh: Nearly 8 Million Muslim Casualties In US-Led War On Terror

The biggest misconception about the war on terror is that it started in 2003 with the US invasion of Iraq and Afghanistan. But the truth is, that war was just an extension and continuation of US led military operations in those nations from the early 80s and 90s, bringing the actual death toll of Muslims to as high as 8 …

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