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US Muslims blast search of Mideast Internet provider

AFP, Sep. 7, 2001
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US Muslim leaders Thursday condemned a federal search at the Texas offices of a Middle East Internet service provider, calling it part of an "anti-Muslim witch hunt."

Anti-terrorism agents from the US Federal Bureau of Investigations were part of the joint operation Wednesday that descended on the offices of InfoCom Corporation, a Texas-based Internet service provider that hosts a web portal servicing the Middle East.

The search disrupted satellite television service in the United Arab Emirates, according to reports from Dubai.

Among the groups voicing their discontent were the American Muslim Council, American Muslims for Jerusalem and the Council on American-Islamic Relations.

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