Tag archive for ‘California’
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By Syed Ammar Alavi On Saturday, December 19th, 2015
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After California shootings, Muslim-American families struggle with identity

SAN FRANCISCO: Mirvette Judeh began covering her hijab with a hoodie two weeks ago while in the car with her young children. Someone might want to hurt their mother, she explained to them, because the head scarf More...

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By Syed Ammar Alavi On Thursday, December 17th, 2015
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California mosque fire suspect pleads not guilty

Carl James Dial pleaded not guilty Wednesday to charges — including committing a hate crime — in connection with last week’s fire at a mosque in Coachella, California, officials said.  More...

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By Syed Ammar Alavi On Friday, December 11th, 2015
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Divers search lake for evidence in Southern California massacre

A week-old investigation into the shooting rampage that left 14 people dead at a holiday party in Southern California turned on Thursday to a small lake near the scene of the massacre, where divers searched the More...

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By Syed Ammar Alavi On Tuesday, December 8th, 2015
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Donald Trump’s latest tirade: ban Muslims from entering US

WASHINGTON: Republican frontrunner Donald Trump called Monday for a “total and complete shutdown” of Muslims entering the United States, unleashing some of the most provocative and divisive remarks of his controversial More...

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By Syed Ammar Alavi On Monday, December 7th, 2015
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Barack Obama to discuss security, Islamic State after California attack

WASHINGTON:  President Barack Obama will tell Americans on Sunday what the government is doing to keep them safe following the mass killing by a couple in California last week that is being investigated as an act More...

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By Syed Ammar Alavi On Sunday, December 6th, 2015
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Pakistan condemns ‘abhorrent’ California shootings

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Sunday condemned the “abhorrent and tragic” shooting in San Bernardino, California in the strongest possible terms.  More...

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By Syed Ammar Alavi On Saturday, December 5th, 2015
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Attorneys : California mass shooters discreet, devout Muslims

LOS ANGELES: Attorneys representing the family of the California mass shooters described the couple Friday as devout Muslims but said there was no sign they had become radicalized.“The entire world is digging More...

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By Syed Ammar Alavi On Saturday, December 5th, 2015
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What we know so far : California shooting

CALIFORNIA: The FBI said Friday the mass shooting in California was being investigated as “an act of terrorism,” amid reports the female assailant had pledged allegiance to the Islamic State group online.  More...

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By Syed Ammar Alavi On Friday, December 4th, 2015
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US Muslim and Arab communities fear backlash from shooting

NEW YORK: Members of the Arab and Muslim communities in the United States said Thursday they feared a backlash, as details emerged of the Muslim couple who shot dead 14 people in California.  More...

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By Syed Ammar Alavi On Thursday, December 3rd, 2015
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14 dead in shooting at California disabled center

SAN BERNARDINO: One or more gunmen opened fire inside a center for the disabled in San Bernardino, California on Wednesday, killing at least 14 people and wounding the same number before fleeing the scene, officials More...