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Interfaith Prayer Vigil Signifies Community Support of Muslims After Bombing

December 23, 2005

Source: The Enquirer

http://news.enquirer.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20051223/NEWS01/512230402

On December 23, 2005 The Enquirer reported, "They vowed to go about their daily lives and not let the bombs - detonated just 46 hours earlier - shatter their faith in God and their community.

Thursday evening, strangers of all ages and religions joined Muslims gathered at the Islamic Association of Cincinnati in a show of unity among...

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Radioactivity Monitoring Confirmed, Angering Many Muslims

December 23, 2005

Source: Mezomorf News of the World/The New York Times

http://www.mezomorf.com/national/news-17984.html

On December 23, 2005 The New York Times reported, "The F.B.I. and the Energy Department have conducted thousands of searches for radioactive materials at private sites around the country in the last three years, government officials confirmed on Friday.

The existence of the search program was disclosed on Thursday by U.S. News...

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Over 1,000 Attend MPAC’s Annual Convention

December 21, 2005

Source: MPAC

http://www.mpac.org/home_article_display.aspx?ITEM=858

On December 21, 2005 the Muslim Public Affairs Council reported, "Over 1,000 people joined the Muslim Public Affairs Council in 'Examining Our Role in America' during its fifth annual convention on Saturday, December 17, which will be aired on C-SPAN in the coming days. During the national event, which drew attendees from as far as Buffalo, Chicago, Seattle, New York, Wichita and Washington, DC,...

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Religious Leaders Condemn Ohio Mosque Bombings

December 21, 2005

Source: The Enquirer

http://news.enquirer.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20051221/NEWS01/312210016

On December 21, 2005 The Enquirer reported, "More than two dozen religious leaders and public officials gathered at the Islamic Association of Cincinnati Mosque this morning to condemn the Tuesday night bombing of the group’s buildings... Stanley Borgia, special agent in charge of the Cincinnati FBI office, said the investigation has not...

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Update: ACLU to Appeal Qur'an Court Oath Case

December 19, 2005

Source: News-Record

http://www.news-record.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20051216/NEWSREC0101/512160306/1001/NEWSREC0201

On December 19, 2005 the News-Record reported, "Officials with the American Civil Liberties Union of North Carolina said Thursday that they will appeal last week's ruling regarding courtroom oaths. The ACLU had filed a lawsuit on behalf of its roughly 8,000 members asking the court to clarify that...

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US Muslims Gather to Discuss Combating Terrorism, Two British Speakers Detained at Airport

December 18, 2005

Source: The Guardian

Wire Service: AP

http://www.guardian.co.uk/uslatest/story/0,1282,-5487648,00.html

On December 18, 2005 the Associated Press reported, "Muslim leaders who gathered Saturday to discuss their role in combating extremism within the Islamic community complained that two scheduled speakers missed the event after being detained at Los Angeles International Airport. 'People are upset,' said Salam Al-Marayati of...

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Imam Promotes Interfaith Harmony in Washington, D.C. and Abroad

December 18, 2005

Source: The Washington Post

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2005/12/17/AR2005121701008.html

On December 18, 2005 The Washington Post reported, "At a time when his adopted country is engaged in a struggle with terrorism driven by Islamic extremists, [Yahya] Hendi, senior imam of the Islamic Society of Frederick County, preaches interfaith understanding and calls on fellow Muslims to rescue their religion from...

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Roxbury Mosque Project Stalls Amidst Rancor

December 18, 2005

Source: The Boston Globe

http://www.boston.com/news/local/massachusetts/articles/2005/12/18/praised_as_beacon_mosque_project_stalls_amid_rancor/

On December 18, 2005 The Boston Globe reported, "Boston's new Mosque and Cultural Center was meant to be a beacon of tolerance, a symbol of understanding between Muslims and non-Muslims. Instead, the unfinished red-brick shell at Roxbury Crossing has become...

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