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Shooter among two dead in Texas church attack

A gunman who opened fire in a Texas church, killing one person and leaving another in critical condition, died after parishioners at the Sunday morning service shot him in response, authorities said. The Fort Worth Fire Department said three people, including the person who they believed to be the shooter,[…]

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Texas Muslims come to the aid of Harvey victims

Houston’s Muslim community is at the forefront of helping those affected by Tropical Storm Harvey, which has flooded much of the fourth most populous city in the United States. Dozens of mosques have either opened their doors for shelter, aided in rescue operations or provided goods, such as food, blankets[…]

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Army vet threatens to cut heads of mosque members

A Watauga mosque in Texas received a threatening voicemail from an army veteran that was so severe, they called the police. The caller, identifying himself “a Christian,” heaved expletive-filled threats targeting the Watauga Masjid Center, WFAA reports. “F*ck you, f*ck Muhammad, f*ck Islam,” said the caller. “This is America. If[…]

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Texas gunman encouraged by IS supporter: Experts

One of the gunmen who attacked a Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) cartoon competition in Texas was in repeated contact with an American supporter of the Islamic State (IS) group, terror experts said. The contest was organised and sponsored by Pamela Geller. The wealthy housewife-turned-blogger has become one of America’s loudest voices[…]

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US Muslims speak out after Texas shooting

Following Sunday’s controversial anti-Muslim cartoon drawing of the Muslim Prophet Muhammad contest in Garland, Texas, resulting in the shooting deaths of two gunmen killed by police officers, American Muslim leaders reasserted their position that anti-Muslim advocate Pamela Gellar is free to draw whatever she wants. “We cannot fight free speech,[…]

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