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Billboard promoting #whoismuhammad. (photo courtesy ICNA via CBS)

#WhoIsMuhammad Billboards In Bay Area, Across U.S. Aim To Raise Awareness About Islam

The Bay Area is part of a nationwide billboard campaign that aims to dispel myths about Muslim Americans called #WhoisMuhammad.

08/08/2015

Usaama Rahim was fatally shot by police near Boston on June 2, 2015. (CBS)

Oakland Imam Seeks Answers After Brother Investigated For Threats Was Killed By Boston-Area Police

On Tuesday, Usaama Rahim was fatally shot by authorities near Boston. Sources told CBS News that officials has been tracking Rahim for the past 2-3 weeks.

06/02/2015

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Appeals Court Sides With YouTube In Anti-Muslim Film Case

In a victory for free speech advocates, a federal appeals court says YouTube should not have been forced to take down an anti-Muslim film that sparked violence in the Middle East and death threats to actors.

05/18/2015

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America’s First Muslim College Gains Accreditation In Berkeley

A liberal-arts school in Berkeley has become the first Islamic institution of higher learning in the United States.

03/12/2015

Kashmiri demonstrators hold up a flag of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) during a demonstration against Israeli military operations in Gaza, in downtown Srinagar on July 18, 2014. The death toll in Gaza hit 265 as Israel pressed a ground offensive on the 11th day of an assault aimed at stamping out rocket fire, medics said. AFP PHOTO/Tauseef MUSTAFA (Photo credit: TAUSEEF MUSTAFA/AFP/Getty Images)

Can The U.S. Combat ISIS Without Playing Into The Terrorist Group’s Strategies?

Will it take United States military ground intervention to defeat ISIS or the Islamic State or does that play into the plans of these radicals? We talked to an Iranian studies expert specializing in international relations.

02/16/2015

A member of the Ku Klux Klan salutes during American Nazi Party rally at Valley Forge National Park September 25, 2004 in Valley Forge, Pennsylvania. (Photo by William Thomas Cain/Getty Images)

Did Duke University Cave On Religious Inclusion Over Political Pressure Or Security Threat?

Before it unraveled, a plan to use Duke University’s chapel tower in a call to prayer for the school’s Muslim community was meant to promote religious unity, but things changed course after mounting criticism and the threats against security.

01/16/2015

Hitler appears in a new ad on SF Muni buses. (Photo Credit Sylvian Kalache)

Hitler Appearing In Ads On SF Muni Buses

Another round of controversial ads appearing on San Francisco Muni buses demands an end to U.S. aid to Islamic countries, stating that “Islamic Jew-Hatred: It’s In The Quran,” while depicting Adolf Hitler as an ally of the Muslim world.

01/12/2015

Israeli emergency personnel take out a body of an Israeli man outside a synagogue on November 18, 2014 in Jerusalem, Israel. (Photo by The Asahi Shimbun via Getty Images)

Three Americans Among Dead In Jerusalem Synagogue Attack

Two Palestinian cousins armed with meat cleavers and a gun stormed a Jerusalem synagogue during morning prayers Tuesday, killing four people in the city’s bloodiest attack in years.

11/18/2014

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UC Berkeley Students Protest Invitation For Bill Maher To Speak After Comments About Muslims

Students at UC Berkeley have signed a petition asking the university to cancel an invitation to let talk show host and comedian Bill Maher speak, following comments he recently made about Islam.

10/28/2014

Site of Your Black Muslim Bakery in Oakland. (AP)

7 Arrested in Oakland, Contra Costa County Raids; Ties To Your Black Muslim Bakery

Law enforcement officials raided a West Oakland building Tuesday morning in connection with an Oakland-based group that is accused of submitting false information while seeking government security contracts.

10/21/2014

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