Texas teen arrested for homemade clock to move to Qatar
DALLAS (AP) — A 14-year-old Muslim boy who was arrested after a homemade clock he brought to school was mistaken for a possible bomb will be moving with his family to the Middle East so he can attend school there, his family said Tuesday.
21 October, 2015 Q&A: A look at Qatar, future home of Muslim teen clock-maker DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Ahmed Mohamed, the 14-year-old Muslim from Texas detained after his homemade clock was thought to be a bomb, will soon be moving with his family to Qatar to attend school thanks to the Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community […]
19 May, 2017 US judge dismisses discrimination suit by Texas 'clock boy' A court in Texas has dismissed a lawsuit by the family of a Muslim teen who was invited to the White House by Barack Obama after having constructed a clock that police mistook for a bomb. Ahmed Mohamed, who was 14 at the time, became an internet sensa...
21 October, 2015 Muslim spokesman: As boy departs, Muslims feel 'under siege' IRVING, Texas (AP) — The decision by the family of a Texas teenager to move to Qatar is not surprising in light of lingering anti-Muslim sentiment that makes many U.S. followers of Islam feel as if they are "under siege," a spokesman for a national Muslim-American group said […]