Muslim Invasion of Minneapolis
Minneapolis has become recruiting ground for Islamic extremists
An American named Douglas McAuthur McCain died in Syria fighting for ISIS, the acronym for the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, which has taken over parts of Iraq and Syria.
He was from Minnesota – where he and other Americans were recruited.
The Cedar-Riverside neighborhood of Minneapolis is sometimes called “Little Mogadishu.” It’s center of the nation’s largest concentration of Somalis, and fertile ground for Islamic terrorist groups recruiting new fighters.
Minnesota restaurant owner defends “Muslims Get Out” sign
A Minnesota restaurant owner upset over what happened in St. Cloud posted a controversial sign Monday morning.
The sign outside Treats Family Restaurant in Lonsdale, Minnesota, reads “Muslims Get Out.” A second line reads “In Support Of St. Cloud,” reports CBS Minnesota.
On Saturday,, allegedly asking victims if they were Muslim before attacking them.
Islamic Center of Minnesota
Muslim students who chose to make their permanent home in Minnesota formally started the Islamic Center of Minnesota in Dinkytown. The Abukhadra family generously donated the facility in Columbia Heights to be used as a Masjid. With the growth of the Muslim community and with generous donations from community members, the ICM purchased the school building on Gardena Ave. in Fridley in 1987. The ICM school facility in Fridley and the ICM AbuKhadra Masjid are the two ICM facilities in use today.
The Fridley building is used on weekdays by the Al-Amal School which operates a full time Islamic school. The ICM operates a weekend school on Saturday and Sunday. ICM AbuKhadra Masjid holds daily and Friday congregational prayers. The Muslim community in Minnesota is estimated at 150,000.
2 moms charged as genital mutilation scandal widens
Federal prosecutors unveiled charges Thursday against the mothers of two 7-year-old girls from Minnesota whose genitalia were cut during a religious procedure earlier this year.
Haseena Halfal, 34, of Plymouth, Minnesota, and Zainab Hariyanawala, 31, were indicted five months after federal prosecutors unveiled the first female genital mutilation case in U.S. history.
Locally, most members of the sect belong to the Anjuman-e-Najmi mosque in Farmington Hills.
The lead defendant is Dr. Jumana Nagarwala of Northville, who is accused of mutilating the genitalia of the two Minnesota girls at a Livonia clinic in February.
Prosecutors estimate up to 100 girls were cut during the 12-year conspiracy.
The Twin Cities have an ISIS problem
The US Department of Justice on Wednesday announced that a man from Minneapolis pleaded guilty to charges related to the Islamic State militant group.
But the man, whom prosecutors identified as 19-year-old Hanad Musse, was hardly the only Twin Cities resident to face charges in recent months over suspected support of the extremist group.
There have been a string of ISIS-related arrests over roughly the past year.
Why Minneapolis? Authorities say it’s linked to Minneapolis-St. Paul’s large Somali community.
ISIS wing claims responsibility for Minnesota mall attack
The man who stabbed nine people at a Minnesota mall Saturday before being shot dead by an off-duty police officer was a “soldier of the Islamic state,” according to an ISIS-linked news agency.
Somali TV Minnesota