• White powder sent to Muslim advocacy group deemed benign

    A white powder mailed to a Muslim advocacy group’s D.C. office is now in FBI custody after the unknown substance and an accompanying hate letter caused the building to be evacuated Thursday afternoon.

  • Local Muslims react to charged political rhetoric about their faith

    It’s a community all too familiar with prejudice, but Ibrahim Hooper with the Council on American-Islamic Relations says hate crimes and threats against Muslims nationwide are uncomfortably high.

  • Muslim organizations ‘revolted’ by Paris attacks

    WASHINGTON — A group of local and national Muslim organizations strongly denounced the terror attacks in Paris Saturday and offered condolences to the families of the victims. During a news conference at the headquarters of the Council on American-Islamic…

  • Muslim groups speak out against beheading

    Area Muslim groups are speaking out against the reported
    beheading of journalist Steven Sotloff by ISIS militants, the group that
    similarly killed journalist James Foley last month.

  • Manassas mosque vandalized

    Police are investigating a vandalism at a Manassas, Va., mosque. Police say so far, there is no evidence of a hate crime.

  • More than 2 dozen cars vandalized in Falls Church

    Several cars near a mosque were vandalized over the weekend, but police believe it was a random attack.