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Civic Center »

City Will Now Close Schools for 2 Muslim Holidays

Eid al-Adha and Eid al-Fitr will be added to the city's public school holiday calendar, the mayor said.

Jamaica »

Armed Robber Shows Off 'Islam' Chest Tattoo During Holdup, Police Say

The suspect begged the clerk not to report him because he said they were both Muslim.

Midtown South »

Panhandlers Cash in on Mosque Worshippers' Goodwill, Imam Says

A religious community on West 29th Street is grappling with how best to deal with the panhandlers.

Woodside »

NYPD Dubbed Mosques 'Terrorism' Groups in Surveillance Effort, Report Says

Cops labeled city mosques as terrorist groups to broaden their surveillance powers, the AP reported.

New York City »

Big Apple's Beauties Vying for Miss New York USA Crown

About 200 contestants will compete for titles at this weekend's Miss New York USA Pageant.

Flushing »

Man Assaulted Outside Flushing Mosque Wants to Talk to Attacker

Bashir Ahmad, 57, said he wants to ask his attacker why he hates Muslims.

Pomonok »

Man Stabbed Outside Queens Mosque

The victim was attacked outside Masijid-Saaliheen Mosque at 72-55 Kissena Blvd.

Hell's Kitchen & Clinton »

Rowdy Hookah Bar Hires Civil-Rights Lawyer to Defend Liquor License

Horus Too in Hell's Kitchen hired civil-rights lawyer Lamis Deek to defend it against complaints.

Bay Ridge »

Brooklyn Boxer Brings His Latest Bout Home

Canarsie native Sadam Ali, 23, will fight Franklin Gonzalez in Bay Ridge on Saturday night.

Greenwich Village & SoHo »

Student Islamic Centers Decry NYPD Surveillance of Campus Muslims

Muslim students at NYU, Columbia and City College spoke out against NYPD monitoring.

Manhattan »

Mayor Bloomberg Defends Reported NYPD Surveillance of Muslim Students

Mayor Bloomberg defended the NYPD's actions, including following Muslim students on rafting trips.

Manhattan »

Mayor Bloomberg Disavows Use of Anti-Muslim Movie in Police Training

Mayor Michael Bloomberg said police who allowed the video displayed "terrible judgment."

Manhattan »

Radical Movie About US Muslims Shown to NYPD Recruits, Report Says

NYPD used the film in training, despite strained relations between the Muslim community and police.

Downtown »

1,000 Pounds of Halal Meat Donated to Feed Hungry Over Holidays

The Turkish Cultural Center and City Harvest will donate halal meat to shelters throughout the city.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

Cabbies at UWS Mosque Obey Religious Laws Over Parking Rules

Cab drivers double and triple park to attend prayers at a Riverside Drive mosque.