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Southern California Muslim Leaders On Paris Attack: ‘What They Did Is Abhorrent; We Condemn It’

A special forum in Irvine focused on the issue of Muslim extremism on Tuesday night, as Orange County Muslim leaders told dozens of attendees that Islam does not promote violence.


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SoCal Muslims, Coptic Christians Speak Out Against Anti-American Violence In Middle East

High-ranking members of Southland Muslim and Coptic Christian communities held a news conference Monday condemning the anti-American violence in the Middle East.


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Muslim, Christian Leaders Plan Meeting To Condemn Violence

A group of Muslim and Coptic Christian leaders plan to meet to denounce the violence that the film “Innocence of Muslims” has sparked around the world.


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Opinion: Obama Needs To Stay At The White House During Middle East Protests

President Barack Obama needs to stay in Washington, D.C., suspend campaigning, and address the threats against Americans in the Middle East.


KNX On Your Corner

KNX On Your Corner: Islamic Center Of Irvine

The city of Irvine is home to one of the community’s largest gathering places for Muslims.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–08/24/2012

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Judge Dismisses Part Of Lawsuit In FBI Mosque Spying Case

A federal judge in California has dismissed part of a lawsuit alleging the FBI violated the civil rights of Orange County Muslims when it hired an undercover civilian to infiltrate mosques.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/14/2012

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Southland Muslims Celebrate Qaddafi’s End

The killing of Muammar Qaddafi has been a cause for celebration for many in the Southland’s Muslim community.


Samira Hussein (L) of Gaithersburg, Maryland, listens as Sheriff Lee Baca (R) of Los Angeles County, California, testifies during a hearing before the House Homeland Security Committee March 10, 2011 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. The Homeland Security held the hearing to examine 'The Extent of Radicalization in the American Muslim Community and that Community's Response.' (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Baca Defends LA County Muslims In Hearings On Radical Islam

Sheriff Lee Baca warned a Congressional panel on Thursday that Americans make a “false assumption” when they blame terrorism on one particular group or ideology.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/10/2011


OC Councilwoman: Video Calling For Marines To Kill Muslims Edited

An Orange County GOP lawmaker denies calling for US Marines to kill Muslims while attending a recent Yorba Linda Islamic fundraiser for charity relief.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–03/07/2011


Group Trying to Change Muslim Portrayals In Hollywood

The Muslim Affairs Council is trying to ensure that Muslims are portrayed accurately, in both postive and negative ways, in the industry.

CBS Los Angeles–02/02/2011