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  • Last week New York Senate Candidate Hillary Clinton returned $50,000 from a fund raiser held by the American Muslim Alliance after the New York Daily News broke a story that said members of the Alliance support the right of Palestinians to use violence as a means of securing nation statehood.
    Nov 03, 2000 | Story
  • In the hours following the bombings in Kenya and Tanzania, despite a dearth of information as to the identity or motives of the perpetrators, the media was quick to link the violence with followers of one of the world’s oldest religions — Islam. Reports were full of references to the "Muslim minority in Kenya", "Arab-looking men", and "Islamic dress." The suspect taken into custody shortly after the bombing...
    Aug 10, 1998 | Story
  • Some 2,000 official delegates are expected to attend the three-day summit of the Organization of Islamic Conference which beings today in Tehran, Iran. They include some 35 heads of state from Muslim countries all over the world. The 55-member organization’s summit will discuss issues such as the Arab-Israeli conflict and ways of improving trade and economic relations between Islamic countries.
    Dec 09, 1997 | Story