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This controversial ad has appeared on SF Muni buses. (American Freedom Defense Initiative)

Controversial ‘Jihad’ Ads Seen On SF Muni Buses Going Up In NYC

The ad was plastered on San Francisco city buses in recent weeks, prompting some artists to deface the ads and remove some of the words, including “Jihad,” or holy war.

09/20/2012

President Barack Obama (2nd L) and U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton (3rd R) hold their hands over their hearts during the Transfer of Remains Ceremony for the return of Ambassador Christopher Stevens and three other Libyan embassy employees at Joint Base Andrews September 14. 2012 in Joint Base Andrews, Maryland. Stevens and the three other embassy employees were killed when the consulate in Libya was attacked September 11. (Molly Riley-Pool/Getty Images)

Obama Honors Bay Area Ambassador, Libya Attack Victims

President Barack Obama on Friday honored the four Americans killed in an attack on the U.S. consulate in Libya, recalling their lives in deeply personal terms and declaring the United States will never pull back on its principles or “retreat from the world.”

09/14/2012

A burnt building inside the US Embassy compound in Benghazi, Libya (Photo credit: STRINGER/AFP/GettyImages)

2 Former Navy SEALs From California Among Killed In Libya Attacks

Two of the four Americans killed this week in the attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya were former Navy SEALs from San Diego County.

09/13/2012

U.S. Ambassador Chris Stevens.

U.S. Ambassador & Bay Area Native Chris Stevens Killed In Libyan Attack

A U.S. ambassador with Bay Area ties, and three of his staff members were killed in attacks on a U.S. consulate in Eastern Libya.

09/12/2012

The USS Ponce warship transits through the Suez Canal in the Egyptian port of Ismailia on March 2, 2011, carrying marines and equipment en route to Libya, as the United States and Europe piled pressure on Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi. (Getty Images/File)

U.S. Sends Warships, Marines To Libya After Attack That Killed Bay Area Ambassador

U.S. officials said the Pentagon was moving two warships to the Libyan coast in the aftermath of a stunning attack on the American Consulate in Benghazi that killed U.S. Ambassador to Libya Christopher Stevens, a Bay Area native, and three other Americanss.

09/12/2012

A vehicle and the surrounding area are engulfed in flames after it was set on fire inside the US consulate compound in Benghazi late on September 11, 2012. (STR/AFP/GettyImages)

Romney, Obama Trade Barbs Over Middle East Attack That Killed Bay Area Native

Republican challenger Mitt Romney accused President Barack Obama’s administration on Wednesday of showing weakness in the face of tumultuous events that left four U.S. diplomats, including a Bay Area native, dead in the Middle East.

09/12/2012

A man waves his rifle as buildings and cars burn Tuesday inside the U.S. consulate compound in Benghazi, Libya. (AFP/Getty Images)

Libyan Attack That Killed Bay Area Native Might Be Tied To 9/11 Anniversary

The Obama administration is investigating whether an assault on the U.S. consulate in Libya that killed a Bay Area native was a planned terrorist strike to mark the anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks or a spontaneous mob enraged over an anti-Islam video.

09/12/2012

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South Bay Man Arrested In Mexico Along With Members of Hezbollah

The FBI confirmed Monday that a man who led a South Bay mosque has been arrested in Mexico on a parole violation and is in federal custody.

09/10/2012

This controversial ad has appeared on SF Muni buses. (American Freedom Defense Initiative)

Muni Not Taking Down Controversial ‘Jihad’ Ads On SF Buses

San Francisco’s Municipal Railway said it won’t be removing controversial ads from Muni buses because of the potential costs of removing them, but will instead give the ad’s revenue to the Human Rights Commission.

08/15/2012

California State Capitol in Sacramento (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Bill To Add Job Protections For California Sikhs, Muslims

The state Assembly has approved a bill that would add more protections for religious freedom in the workplace, specifying that discrimination laws also apply to religious clothing and hairstyles.

05/29/2012

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