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Trump Asks Supreme Court to Block Travel Ban Ruling

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by Aysha Qamar The U.S. Justice Department asked the U.S. Supreme Court to block a judge’s ruling that prevented the President’s travel ban from being applied to grandparents

Republicans Discuss Extremism, but Only the Islamic Kind

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by  Saadia Faruqi On June 11, 2017, the Senate Committee on National Security held an extraordinary hearing. It was a roomful of Republicans discussing the safety of our nation

Supreme Court Partially Upholds Travel Ban, Trump Welcomes Indians

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by Tina Lapsia Just after Muslims around the world finished observing the holy month of Ramadan as they celebrated Eid, the Supreme Court on Monday, June 26 lifted most of the t

Mosque (In)Security in the Age of Trump

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by S. N. Syed Mosques across America (and elsewhere) are experiencing fires, violence, vandalism, and malicious threats at an alarming rate since the election of Donald Trump (i

The Trump Muslim Travel Ban: Another Rebuke from the Appellate Courts

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by Saeed Khan In a development hailed by immigration rights and social justice advocates alike, the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed a lower court decision that the Trum

Qatar and the Escalating Tensions and Infighting in the Persian Gulf

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by Saeed Khan Qatar has emerged as the latest pariah state in the Middle East; its crimes? According to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE), it has been a sponsor

The Burden of Being American Muslim in an Anti-Muslim Era

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by Fatima Ahmed In November of 2015, a series of coordinated terror attacks took place in Paris which shocked the world. Just last month, a far-right leader tweeted a video of M

The Lessons Muslim Americans Learn from Trump’s Visit to Saudi Arabia

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by Saeed Khan An American president’s first overseas trip is considered significant because it suggests the trajectory a new administration will assume regarding its foreign

Queens Assemblyman Reintroduces Taxi Driver Protection Act

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by Aysha Qamar "He asked me, 'Where you from?' So I told him, 'I'm from Pakistan.' And then he asked me, 'What is your religion?' So I told him, 'I'm Muslim,' because I am Muslim,

If All Else Fails, Blame Shariah: The Broken Record of Political Opportunism and Bigotry

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by Saeed A. Khan As the Trump administration completes its first one hundred days in office, hate has a second wind in public. According to the Anti-Defamation Leagues 2017 Audi