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NEW YORK, Nov. 29 (UPI) -- Anti-Muslim fringe groups became more mainstream and got funding after Sept. 11, 2001, in part because of U.S. news coverage, a study published Thursday says.
Group opposes FBI agents at mosques

Group opposes FBI agents at mosques

WASHINGTON, Sept. 1 (UPI) -- A U.S. Islamic group says it opposes asking for FBI protection in the wake of rising anti-Muslim rhetoric over a proposed Islamic center near Ground Zero.

U.S. academy rapped for terrorism speakers

COLORADO SPRINGS, Feb. 7 (UPI) -- The U.S. Air Force Academy is drawing fire for hosting three speakers critics say are evangelical Christians falsely claiming to be ex-Muslim terrorists.

U.S. Lebanon aid stymied by donor fear

WASHINGTON, Aug. 9 (UPI) -- Muslim charities in the United States say donors for relief supplies for Lebanon are afraid of being linked to supporting terror groups with cash donations.

Boeing apologizes for Osprey ad

WASHINGTON, Oct. 6 (UPI) -- The Boeing Co. has apologized for an ad that shows the CV-22 or Osprey delivering U.S. troops to a mosque surrounded by fire.

Radio host suspended for Islam slam

WASHINGTON, July 31 (UPI) -- A Washington conservative radio host has been suspended indefinitely without pay for repeatedly calling Islam a "terrorist organization."

FBI Investigating attack on Indiana mosque

BLOOMINGTON, Ind., July 9 (UPI) -- The FBI is investigating an attack on an Indiana mosque as a possible hate crime.

Photograph disturbs Muslim group

WASHINGTON, April 12 (UPI) -- A Muslim advocacy group Monday urged Pentagon officials to investigate an Internet picture, which it says is tarnishing the U.S. image among Muslims.

Dr. Laura elicits Muslim criticism

WASHINGTON, Nov. 19 (UPI) -- Talk show host Laura Schlessinger, who has previously drawn fire from gay groups, now is being criticized for an allegedly anti-Muslim tirade. The Council on American Islamic Relations in Washington is asking the nationally syndicated personality, who cal

Think tank in the spotlight after flare-up

WASHINGTON, April 22 (UPI) -- The normally low-profile and somewhat staid United States Institute of Peace, a federally funded think tank, was thrust into the public spotlight recently when the White House came under fire from a Muslim advocacy group for nominating a controversial and
CHRISTIAN BOURGE, UPI Think Tanks Correspondent

Feature: Muslims all, but not the same

Americans are making a huge mistake by lumping all Islamist movements together without differentiating among the purely religious, the liberal and radical factions, a University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill professor says. Sociologist Charles Kurzman say

Random stops on Michigan-Canada border

DETROIT, Nov. 12 (UPI) -- Federal agents Tuesday began stopping drivers randomly as they crossed the border from Canada, searching for suspected terrorists, illegal immigrants and weapon

Washington Agenda-General

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Washington Agenda-General

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Ibrahim Hooper (born Doug Hooper), a convert to Islam, is the National Communications Director and spokesperson for the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), a Washington D.C.-based Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization.

He holds a bachelor's degree in history, and a master's of art in journalism and mass communications. During the late 1980s and early 1990s, Hooper worked as a news producer at KSTP-TV, the ABC affiliate in Minneapolis.

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