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February 7, 2024 at 6:56 PM

DOE launches investigation into Harvard following Islamophobia, anti-Arab complaint

The U.S. Department of Education opened an investigation into Harvard University for discrimination after Arab and Muslim students filed a civil rights complaint.
February 7, 2024 at 6:56 PM
Students allege Islamophobia, anti-Arab sentiment at Harvard, prompting investigation
2 months ago

Former Harvard president Claudine Gay speaks out in op-ed

Harvard's former president is speaking out following her resignation from her role in an op-ed.
2 months ago
Former Harvard President Claudine Gay speaks out in op-ed
2 months ago

Imam shot dead outside mosque

Police are now searching for a suspect after the shooting occurred in Newark, New Jersey, on Wednesday.
2 months ago
Imam shot dead outside mosque
2 months ago

Police investigating shooting of imam outside New Jersey mosque

ABC News’ Aaron Katersky has details on the ongoing investigation into the shooting of a New Jersey Imam and prominent community leader.
2 months ago
Police investigating shooting of imam outside New Jersey mosque
2 months ago

Father of Muslim boy killed in hate crime makes emotional plea for justice

Odai Al-Fayoume spoke at a vigil before a pretrial hearing for Joseph Czuba, the 71-year-old Air Force veteran accused of stabbing his 6-year-old son, Wadee Al-Fayoume.
2 months ago
Father of Muslim boy killed in hate crime makes emotional plea for justice
2 months ago

Law enforcement monitors threats to Jews and Muslims in US

Deputy U.S. Attorney General Lisa Monaco speaks about the increase in threats of violence against Jews and Muslims here in the United States during the ongoing conflict in the Middle East.
2 months ago
Law enforcement monitors threats to Jews and Muslims in US
2 months ago

Biden losing support of Muslim, Arab American voters in Michigan

ABC News’ Mary Bruce reports on how voters are responding to President Joe Biden’s handling of the Israel-Hamas war on “This Week.”
2 months ago
Biden losing support of Muslim, Arab American voters in Michigan
3 months ago

Uproar over university presidents' remarks on antisemitism underscores tensions on campuses

Students at MIT reacted to testimony given by university presidents over antisemitism on college campuses.
3 months ago
Uproar over university presidents' remarks on antisemitism highlights campus tensions
3 months ago

Fallout over antisemitism and Islamophobia on college campuses

ABC News' Selina Wang reports on concerns over antisemitism and Islamophobia on college campuses and the university leaders under fire for their comments while testifying on Capitol Hill.
3 months ago
Fallout over antisemitism and Islamophobia on college campuses
3 months ago

Harvard, NYC schools added to DOE probe on antisemitism, Islamophobia

Harvard University and the New York City Department of Education are now being investigated for complaints of antisemitism and Islamophobic discrimination on campus.
3 months ago
Harvard, NYC schools added to DOE probe on antisemitism, Islamophobia
3 months ago

Will Biden's handling of the Israel-Hamas war turn off young and Muslim voters in 2024?

Biden is struggling with younger voters and Muslim Americans over his handling of the Israel-Hamas war, recent polling by NBC News and Quinnipiac University shows
3 months ago
Will Biden's handling of Israel-Hamas war turn off young and Muslim voters in 2024?
3 months ago

Shooting of 3 students of Palestinian descent rocks Vermont's largest city

Three college students of Palestinian descent were wounded in a shooting in Burlington, Vermont, on Saturday, according to police.
3 months ago
Shooting of 3 students of Palestinian descent rocks Vermont's largest city
3 months ago

Three Palestinian college students hospitalized in suspected hate-motivated shooting

Police in Burlington, Vermont, said two of the victims were wearing traditional keffiyeh scarves and a suspect is not in custody.
3 months ago
Three Palestinian college students hospitalized in suspected hate-motivated shooting
3 months ago

3 students of Palestinian descent wounded in Vermont shooting

Burlington Police Department said the three students, all in their 20s, were shot outside the home they were visiting for the Thanksgiving holiday.
3 months ago
3 students of Palestinian descent wounded in Vermont shooting
4 months ago

Muslim Stanford student speaks out after alleged hit-and-run hate crime on campus

An Arab Muslim student at Stanford University was hurt in a hit-and-run on campus, and the Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office is opening a hate crime investigation.
4 months ago
Muslim Stanford student speaks out after alleged hit-and-run hate crime on campus
4 months ago

Exclusive: Mother of 6-year-old Muslim boy stabbed to death speaks out

Wadea Al-Fayoume, a 6-year-old Palestinian boy, was stabbed to death at his Illinois home in what authorities say was a hate crime.
4 months ago
Exclusive: Mother of 6-year-old Muslim boy stabbed to death speaks out
4 months ago

Exclusive: Mother of 6-year-old Muslim boy stabbed to death in alleged hate crime speaks out

Wadea Al-Fayoume, a 6-year-old Palestinian boy who was stabbed to death at his Illinois home, loved all people and "loved to share his love," his mother told ABC News.
4 months ago
Exclusive: Mother of 6-year-old Muslim boy killed in alleged hate crime speaks out
4 months ago

Mother of 6-year-old Muslim boy stabbed to death in alleged hate crime issues 1st remarks

The mother of Wadea Al-Fayoume, a 6-year-old Palestinian boy who was fatally stabbed in an alleged hate crime, urged the public to "pray for peace."
4 months ago
Mother of Muslim boy stabbed to death in alleged hate crime issues 1st remarks
4 months ago

Experts fear hate, extremism on social media amid Israel-Hamas war

The impacts of the war between Israel and Hamas are compounding in the U.S., as hateful online rhetoric has homeland security experts concerned.
4 months ago
Experts: Hate, extremism on social media spreads amid Israel-Hamas war
4 months ago

Council on American-Islamic Relations' banquet canceled after receiving bomb threats

The Council on American-Islamic Relations' annual banquet, which focused on supporting Palestinian human rights, was canceled after the hotel received bomb threats.
4 months ago
Muslim organization's banquet canceled after receiving bomb threats
4 months ago

Jewish, Muslim, Arab communities see rise in threats, federal agencies say

Amid an increase in reports of threats against Jewish, Muslim, and Arab communities, federal agencies are reaching out to community leaders.
4 months ago
Threats to Jewish, Muslim, Arab communities put law enforcement on high alert
4 months ago

6-year-old killed in hate crime stabbing

Police say the landlord of 6-year-old Wadea Al-Fayoume and his mother targeted the family in a hate crime believed to be motivated by the Israel-Hamas war.
4 months ago
6-year-old killed in hate crime stabbing
10 months ago

How Muslim women navigate the complexity of hijabs in fashion

ABC News’ Mona Kosar Abdi sat down with model Rawdah Mohamed, designer Renee Hill and journalist Noor Tagouri to discuss the evolution of hijab representation in fashion.
10 months ago
How Muslim women navigate the complexity of hijabs in fashion
2 years ago

Muslim community in fear following string of killings

Four Muslim men were killed in Albuquerque, New Mexico, in a potential string of murders. Muslims in the city are seeking protection and community following the slayings.
2 years ago
Muslims in Albuquerque seek protection after 4 Muslim men are killed
2 years ago

Murders of 4 Muslim men in New Mexico may be connected: Authorities

Muhammad Imtiaz Hussain speaks out after his brother was killed in a series of murders of Muslim men in New Mexico.
2 years ago
Murders of 4 Muslim men in New Mexico may be connected: Authorities
2 years ago

New Mexico police investigating string of slayings of Muslim men

Law enforcement in Albuquerque have identified a vehicle of interest they believe might be connected to the deadly ambushes of four Muslim men.
2 years ago
New Mexico police investigating string of slayings of Muslim men
2 years ago

Killings of Muslim men may be linked, police say

Police in Albuquerque said they were investigating a possible link in the killings of four Muslim men. ABC News' Andrew Dymburt has details on the car authorities are seeking.
2 years ago
Killings of Muslim men may be linked, police say
4 years ago

FBI offers $5000 reward for information about fire at a Missouri Islamic Center

The fire happened the day after Ramadan began.
4 years ago
FBI offers $5000 reward for information about fire at a Missouri Islamic Center
7 years ago

What we know about the Minnesota mosque explosion

Officials say a "destructive device" caused the explosion.
7 years ago
What we know about the Minnesota mosque explosion
7 years ago

Zayn Malik opens up about his Muslim background and being profiled at airports

Malik said that in the early days of touring with One Direction, he was profiled at airports.
7 years ago
Zayn Malik opens up about his Muslim background and being profiled at airports
7 years ago

Anti-Sharia marches, counter-protests lead to fighting and arrests

A series of anti-Sharia, or Islamic law, marches are set to take place in dozens of cities across the United States on Saturday, coinciding with the Ramadan holiday.
7 years ago
Anti-Sharia marches lead to fighting and arrests
7 years ago

More than 20 rallies nationwide over 'atrocities' of Sharia law

Civil rights groups accuse the protesters of being "anti-muslim."
7 years ago
More than 20 rallies nationwide over 'atrocities' of Sharia law