Articles Tagged With ‘Islam’




“Isis” makes appearance in California school yearbook

Isis Phillips

A 17-year-old Southern California high school student is disgusted that she was misidentified in her yearbook as “Isis Phillips.” The student, Bayan Zehlif, is Muslim and is pictured in the yearbook wearing a hijab. [CBS LA] Susan Petrocelli, the principal... (Continue reading)

Iraqi refugee taken off California flight

Khairuldeen Makhzoomi

Southwest Airlines escorted an Iraqi refugee off a flight in Los Angeles after another passenger became alarmed when she heard the man speaking in Arabic. Federal investigators later determined the man posed no threat, but the Iraqi-American man is accusing... (Continue reading)

Hundreds attend pro-Islam rally in SLO

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About 200 people attended a rally in San Luis Obispo in support of the local Muslim community. Attendees included pastors, rabbis and San Luis Obispo County Supervisor Adam Hill. [Tribune] The rally took place Friday afternoon at the Mosque of... (Continue reading)

Will Muslim prayer bring California rain?

More than 100 members of a California mosque gathered at Folsom Lake Saturday to pray for rain. Within minutes, sprinkles began to fall. [Fox 40] “We came out here today basically asking god to bless us with rain,” said Basma... (Continue reading)