updated Mon. October 10, 2022
Los Angeles Times
November 3, 2017
The Islamic Center of Passaic County said it has gotten eight telephone threats to burn the center down and kill its occupants, prompting extra police patrols. President Trump tweeted out messages early Thursday calling for Saipov's execution. In a highly unusual instance of a president weighing in on theÃâÃÂ ...
June 6, 2017
Islamic Center Lake Travis board member Shakeel Rashed stands on the land where the mosque will be built, next to the foundation where a fire ... In the aftermath of the fire, the Islamic Center found support in the community and decided to stay at the same location, board member Shakeel Rashed said.
Community Impact Newspaper
February 13, 2017
The Rally for Love and Unity is set for Tuesday, Valentine's Day, to offer encouragement and support for members of an Islamic Center that burned down Jan. 7. The event, organized by the Lake Travis Progressives, is set to take place at noon at the site of the center's fire, 4700 Doss Road, Austin, in theÃâÃÂ ...
October 14, 2016
The Pflugerville City Council approved on first reading the rezoning of 3.2 acres of land along West Pflugerville Parkway from agriculture to neighborhood ... Officials with the Islamic Center of Pflugerville are requesting 3.2 acres owned by the center be rezoned from agriculture to neighborhood services.
October 3, 2016
PFLUGERVILLE, TX -- Residents have signed an online petition opposing re-zoning of the city's Islamic Center to allow for some commercial use primarily citing traffic concerns, but with some residents voicing anti-Islamic sentiments in expressing their opposition. As Patch reported last week, a requestÃâÃÂ ...
November 27, 2015
When the news of vandalism at a local mosque was shared on Facebook earlier this month, Pflugerville resident Laura Swanson saw it and volunteered ... Members of the Islamic Center of Pflugerville found a Quran torn apart with a large amount of feces dumped on top of it at the entrance of the mosque.
November 23, 2015
... feces and torn pages of the Quran had been thrown at the door of a mosque in an Austin, Texas, suburb, sparking concern about a backlash against Muslims following the attacks in Paris. Leaders of the Islamic Center of Pflugerville discovered the vandalism. CBS affiliate KEYE reported that when officersÃâÃÂ ...
November 21, 2015
PFLUGERVILLE, Texas (KXAN) -- The Pflugerville community came together on Saturday to spread a message: everyone is welcome in their city. A rally was held in response to a local mosque being vandalized earlier this week. When members of the Islamic Center of Pflugerville (ICP) went to open theÃâÃÂ ...
November 20, 2015
The Islamic Center of Pflugerville, a suburb of Austin, Texas, was vandalized early Monday with torn pages of the Koran, which were smeared with feces. 7-year-old Jack ... Jack's mother said the boy wanted to help out and show that "what happened in Paris is not what's happening in Pflugerville."
November 18, 2015
A 7-year-old boy recently donated all the money in his piggy bank to a Texas mosque that was vandalized in what police are saying is a hate crime, an official from the house of worship said. The Islamic Center of Pflugerville was hit by a vandal who left torn pages of the Koran smeared with feces outsideÃâÃÂ ...
November 16, 2015
Pflugerville Police said they're investigating the the incident as a hate crime. They received a call on Monday at 6:18 a.m. about criminal mischief. The Islamic Center of Pflugerville is located inside a strip center in the 15800 block of Windermere Drive. The mosque has been in the rented space for the pastÃâÃÂ ...