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2 months ago

Ramadan reimagined in 2024: Reporter's notebook

A Muslim American celebrates hopeful signs of wider acceptance during Ramadan.
2 months ago
A Sufi dancer highlights art based in Islamic mysticism at Muslim artist Aadil Abedi’s inaugural Chand Raat event, celebrating the eve of Eid.
2 months ago

Man facing federal hate crime charges for allegedly breaking into Islamic Center

Prayer stones were damaged and a Palestinian flag was stolen, police said.
2 months ago
Prayer stones were damaged and a Palestinian flag was stolen, police said.
2 months ago

Man facing hate crime charges for allegedly breaking into Rutgers Islamic Center

A man was arrested and charged with federal hate crimes for allegedly breaking into and vandalizing the Center for Islamic Life at Rutgers University, investigators said.
2 months ago
Broken lanterns are seen at the office of the Center for Islamic Life at Rutgers University, after an act of vandalism took place, according to the center's administrators.
2 months ago

Multiple people shot in Philadelphia during Eid al-Fitr celebration

At least three people were shot during an Eid al-Fitr celebration with about 1,000 in attendance in Philadelphia, police said.
2 months ago
VIDEO: Multiple people shot in Philadelphia during Eid Mubarak
2 months ago

Shooting breaks out at large Eid celebration in Philadelphia: Police

Multiple people were injured after gunfire broke out at a celebration to mark the end of Ramadan in Philadelphia, police said.
2 months ago
Police respond to an incident in West Philadelphia, April 10, 2024.
2 months ago

Palestinian doctor walked out of Biden meeting, underscoring tensions over Gaza

A private meeting between President Biden and Muslim community leaders underscored tensions between the two camps as the Israel-Hamas war rages on.
2 months ago
President Joe Biden delivers remarks on the March jobs report, during a speech in the State Dining Room at the White House in Washington, April 1, 2022.
3 months ago

Anti-Muslim incidents climbed sharply last year: Report

The Council on American-Islamic Relations reported a surge in complaints over anti-Muslim incidents in the last three months of 2023.
3 months ago
Pro-Palestinian protestors shout outside the State Department as Israeli Defense Minister Yoav Gallant meets with US Secretary of State Blinken, on March 25, 2024, in Washington, D.C.
4 months ago

Students allege Islamophobia, anti-Arab sentiment at Harvard, prompting investigation

The U.S. Department of Education opened an investigation into Harvard University for discrimination after Arab and Muslim students filed a civil rights complaint.
4 months ago
In this Jan. 2, 2024, file photo, the entrance to Harvard Yard is shown in Cambridge, Mass.
5 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.
5 months ago
Dr. Claudine Gay, President of Harvard University, testifies before the House Education and Workforce Committee at the Rayburn House Office Building, Dec. 5, 2023, in Washington, D.C.
5 months ago

Imam shot dead outside mosque

Police are now searching for a suspect after the shooting occurred in Newark, New Jersey, on Wednesday.
5 months ago
VIDEO: Imam shot dead outside mosque
5 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.
5 months ago
VIDEO: Police investigating shooting of imam outside New Jersey mosque
5 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.
5 months ago
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.
6 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.
6 months ago
VIDEO: Law enforcement monitors threats to Jews and Muslims in US
6 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.”
6 months ago
VIDEO: Biden losing support of Muslim, Arab American voters in Michigan
6 months ago

Uproar over university presidents' remarks on antisemitism highlights campus tensions

Students at MIT reacted to testimony given by university presidents over antisemitism on college campuses.
6 months ago
Students participate in a protest in support of Palestine and for free speech at Columbia University campus, Nov. 14, 2023, in New York.
6 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.
6 months ago
VIDEO: Fallout over antisemitism and Islamophobia on college campuses
6 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.
6 months ago
Hillcrest High School on Highland Ave. in Queens is pictured, June 17, 2023.
7 months ago

Will Biden's handling of 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
7 months ago
In this Oct. 18, 2023, file photo, President Joe Biden pauses during a meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to discuss the war between Israel and Hamas, in Tel Aviv, Israel.
7 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.
7 months ago
(L-R) Tahseen Ali Ahmed, Kinnan Abdalhamid and Hisham Awartani in an undated image.
7 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.
7 months ago
VIDEO: Three Palestinian college students hospitalized in suspected hate-motivated shooting
7 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.
7 months ago
Burlington Police Department said the three students, all in their 20s, were shot outside the home they were visiting for the Thanksgiving holiday.
7 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.
7 months ago
File image of a general view of the campus of Stanford University including Hoover Tower as seen from Stanford Stadium on Sept. 10, 2022 in Palo Alto, Calif.
8 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.
8 months ago
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.
8 months ago

Exclusive: Mother of 6-year-old Muslim boy killed 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.
8 months ago
Hanan Shaheen, center, and her attorney Ben Crump, left, speak with ABC News' Alex Perez, Oct. 25, 2023.
8 months ago

Mother of 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."
8 months ago
Wadea Al-Fayoume, 6, a Muslim boy who was stabbed to death in an attack that targeted him and his mother in an undated family photograph obtained by Reuters, Oct. 15, 2023.
8 months ago

Experts: Hate, extremism on social media spreads 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.
8 months ago
A Miami Beach police patrol drives past Temple Emanu-El synagogue in Miami Beach, Fla., on Oct. 9, 2023, after the Palestinian militant group Hamas launched an attack on Israel.
8 months ago

Muslim organization's 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.
8 months ago
Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) national executive director Nihad Awad speaks during a news conference, Jan. 30, 2017, in Washington.
8 months ago

Threats to Jewish, Muslim, Arab communities put law enforcement on high alert

Amid an increase in reports of threats against Jewish, Muslim, and Arab communities, federal agencies are reaching out to community leaders.
8 months ago
People pray at the funeral for Wadea Al-Fayoume, 6, a Muslim boy who according to police was stabbed to death in an attack that targeted him and his mother for their religion in Bridgeview, Illinois, Oct. 16, 2023.
8 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.
8 months ago
VIDEO: 6-year-old killed in hate crime stabbing
1 year 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.
1 year ago
VIDEO: How Muslim women navigate the complexity of hijabs in fashion
2 years ago

Muslims in Albuquerque seek protection after 4 Muslim men are killed

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
Altaf Hussein cries over the grave of his brother Aftab Hussein at Fairview Memorial Park in Albuquerque, N.M., on Aug. 5, 2022.
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
VIDEO: 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
VIDEO: 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
VIDEO: 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
A photo provided by the Cape Girardeau Fire Department shows firefighters responding to an early morning fire at the Islamic Center of Cape Girardeau, Mo., April 24, 2020. The police said the fire at the center was being investigated as possible arson.
7 years ago

What we know about the Minnesota mosque explosion

Officials say a "destructive device" caused the explosion.
7 years ago
A group of women take part in afternoon prayers led by Dar Al Farooq Islamic Center Executive Director Mohamed Omar  outside the police tape surrounding the center, Aug. 5, 2017 in Bloomington, Minn.  Bloomington Police and federal authorities are investigating an early morning explosion at Dar Al Farooq Islamic Center.
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
In this June 9, 2016 file photo, singer Zayn Malik attends the amfAR Inspiration Gala honoring Naomi Campbell and Kim Jones in New York City.
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
People march and shout slogans in support of Muslim community as activists take part in the "March Against Sharia" on June 10, 2017 in New York City.
7 years ago

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