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Islamic Circle Of North America Launches Billboard Campaign In Dallas

A billboard has gone up by the Dallas Zoo that reads “One Family – One Message.” It’s part of a campaign, in both English and Spanish, launched by the Islamic Circle of North America.

12/19/2014

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Amid Criticism, Texas Fails To OK New Textbooks

Amid charges of bias from the right and left, the Texas Board of Education has failed to grant preliminary approval for any of the around 100 new history and social studies textbooks up for use in classrooms statewide.

11/18/2014

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History Books Becoming Next Fight In Texas Schools

The next ideological fight over new textbooks for Texas classrooms intensified Wednesday with critics lambasting history lessons that they say exaggerate the influence of Moses in American democracy and negatively portray Muslims.

09/10/2014

WASHINGTON, DC - AUGUST 7: (AFP OUT) U.S. President Barack Obama addresses the nation from the State Dining Room of the White House on August 7, 2014 in Washington, DC. Obama announced he has authorized military strikes against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS) and a humanitarian aid drop. ISIS has been advancing on the important city of Erbil, Iraq and a civilian humanitarian crisis has developed. (credit: Mike Theiler-Pool/Getty Images)

Obama Authorizes Airdrops, Airstrikes If Necessary, In Iraq

President Barack Obama says he has authorized the U.S. military to carry out airstrikes in Iraq against Islamic militants if they advance toward the critical city of Irbil. The U.S. has a consulate and a military operations center there.

08/07/2014

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Islamic Art Collection On Display In Dallas

The Dallas Museum of Art is putting the first item from a rarely-shown Islamic art collection on display. The carved crystal ewer will go on display beginning on Tuesday.

05/27/2014

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Cavalli Store At NorthPark Center Draws Protest

Luxury retail store Roberto Cavalli at NorthPark Center was under fire Friday by Sufi students.

05/23/2014

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Dallas Museum Exhibits Islamic Artwork

A new exhibit at the Dallas Museum of Art is showcasing 150 rare Islamic works of art and scientific objects that explore the use and meaning of light. It runs through June 29.

04/01/2014

U.S. Army doctor Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan is the lone suspect in the shooting death of 13 people and wounding of 31 others at Fort Hood in 2009. (credit: Bell Co. Sheriff's Dept.)

Fort Hood Suspect Renounces Citizenship

Days before his trial for the Fort Hood shooting rampage, Maj. Nidal Hasan released writings about America and Islam, including a note in which he renounces his U.S. citizenship.

08/02/2013

Owner of Garland’s Little Egypt export store, DeeDee Asad expresses anguish over the unrest in Egypt. (credit: cbsdfw.com)

Local Egyptians Worry About Unrest Overseas

Before walking past racks of sequined costumes and cases of ornate jewelry, visitors to Garland’s Little Egypt export store are teased with exotic fragrances, incense and scented oils. But, there’s something else that hangs in the air at Little Egypt: worry.

07/05/2013

U.S. Army doctor Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan is the lone suspect in the shooting death of 13 people and wounding of 31 others at Fort Hood in 2009. (credit: Bell Co. Sheriff's Dept.)

New Judge Named In Fort Hood Shooting Case

The Army’s highest legal branch appointed a new judge to preside over the case of the Fort Hood shooting suspect, indicating the court-martial is on track to move forward after lengthy delays.

12/05/2012

U.S. Army doctor Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan is the lone suspect in the shooting death of 13 people and wounding of 31 others at Fort Hood in 2009. (credit: Bell Co. Sheriff's Dept.)

Court Hears Fort Hood Suspect’s Beard Case

An appeals court will hear arguments Thursday about an issue that has postponed the murder trial for the suspect in the worst mass shooting on a U.S. military installation: his beard.

10/11/2012

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YouTube Blocked Over “Innocence Of Muslims”

CBS News reported Tuesday that YouTube has been blocked in both Bangladesh and Pakistan, in order to prevent further viewing of the 14-minute trailer for “The Innocence of Muslims.”

09/18/2012

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