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Imam Moujahed Bakhach of the Islamic Association of Tarrant County. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Imam Cancels Prayer At Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo

The prayers that open events at the Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo are not specific to any religion and are read by people of various faiths. But the role of an Islamic leader in this year’s events sparked outrage on social media.

CBS 11–02/03/2015

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Protesters Heckle Texas Muslim Capitol Rally

Hundreds of Muslims are rallying as part of their biennial Texas Capitol lobbying day — but a small group of counter-protesters are trying to shout them down.

01/29/2015

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Garland Prepares For Possible Islamic Conference Protests

The Garland Independent School District and Garland police are boosting security at the Curtis Culwell Center for Saturday’s event aimed at combating ‘Islamophobia.’

CBS 11–01/16/2015

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Controversy Over Speakers At Texas Event To Combat ‘Islamophobia’

Julie Borik says she and other Garland Tea Party members are outraged after hearing about two speakers who will appear at an upcoming event to combat Islamophobia at the Curtis Culwell Center, which is owned by the Garland ISD.

CBS 11–01/09/2015

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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

Dallas Museum of Art

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

Dallas Museum of Art

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

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