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19 min ago | Norwalk Citizen News

Image of Asia: Starting the hajj in Kashmir

A Kashmiri Muslim pilgrim, back to camera, is hugged by her relative as she leaves for the annual hajj pilgrimage to the holy city of Mecca, in Srinagar, India, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014.

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19 min ago | Norwalk Citizen News

Image of Asia: Starting the hajj in Kashmir

A Kashmiri Muslim pilgrim, back to camera, is hugged by her relative as she leaves for the annual hajj pilgrimage to the holy city of Mecca, in Srinagar, India, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014.

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19 min ago | Townhall

ISIS to Iraqi Christians: You Have One Week to Convert to Islam or Die

This situation for Christians in Iraq has grown even direr. ISIS is now giving the religious minority an ultimatum: convert within one week's time or face the sword.

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4 hrs ago | Gateway Pundit

Poll: 92% of Saudis Believe "ISIS Conforms to the Values of Islam & Islamic Law"

ISIS released a new video in July of a MASS EXECUTION of hundreds of Shiites in Tikrit.

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7 hrs ago | The Daily Beast

How Britain Made James Foley's KillerBy Louise Mensch

Hundreds of young British Muslims have found their way to ISIS and other extremist groups in the Middle East, including James Foley's executioner.

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7 hrs ago | Malaysia Chronicle

MAS brought tragedy on itself by serving alcohol & allowing SEXY uniforms - Perak deputy mufti

National carrier Malaysia Airlines invited Allah's wrath by serving alcohol and letting its stewardess wear "sexy uniforms", a senior Islamic cleric said.

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9 hrs ago | Malaysian National News Agency

Malaysia Condemns Islamic State Militants In Syria, Iraq - Najib

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 27 -- Malaysia strongly condemned the action of the Islamic State militants in Syria and Iraq and felt deeply saddened by the crimes committed in the name of Islam, which is a religion of peace.

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12 hrs ago | Groong

ISTANBUL: Political Islamist ideals pushed via imam-hatip schools sparks anger

Today's Zaman, Turkey Aug 25 2014 Political Islamist ideals pushed via imam-hatip schools sparks anger by GÃ`LTEN Ã`STÃ`NTAÄ? / ISTANBUL The results of the Transition from Primary to Secondary Education exam held in June were announced several days ago, but a number of students and families have received bitter surprises, as ... (more)

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

5NEWSonline.com

American Citizen Killed In Syria

An American citizen died in Syria over the weekend amid ongoing fears that Americans and other Westerners were heading to the region to join up with the extremist militant group ISIS.

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WHNT-TV Huntsville

Oakwood's Islam expert says ISIS does not represent faith

It's a name all over headlines and tied to fear and distrust in the Middle East.

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Washington Times

Muslims against ISIS' gather in Michigan to pray for James Foley

Muslim clerics held a vigil in Dearborn, Michigan, Monday night to pray for the family of James Foley and condemn the Islamic State militant group that murdered him.

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Mediaite.com

American Named 'Douglas McAuthur McCain' Dies While Fighting for ISIS

The war against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria claimed another American life - but this time, one fighting on behalf of the jihadist group.

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Glenn Beck

Vermont restaurant removes - bacon' sign after one Muslim woman complains

A Winooski, Vermont restaurant chose to take down an advertisement after receiving a singular complaint from woman who claimed Sneakers Bistro & CafA©'s "Yield for Bacon" sign was offensive to her Muslim faith.

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Al Bawaba

Sh*t happens! Badass Egyptian activist takes a crap on ISIS flag

Egyptian feminist, artist, and social activist Aliaa Magda Elmahdy posted a photo on Facebook of herself and another unidentified woman desecrating the Islamic State flag in apparent protest against the IS's recent activity in northern Iraq and Syria.

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TwinCities

Gabriel Scheinmann: Yazidis on my mind

The city of Lalish, as many refer to the holy center of the Yazidi faith, is a bit of a misnomer.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Religion News Service

People gather to march in Ferguson, Mo. on Aug. 15, 2014.

FERGUSON, Mo. Ever since Michael Brown, a young, unarmed African-American, was shot by a police officer on Aug. 9, various crews have played a part in achieving the tentative peace that has taken hold of the St. Louis suburb once rocked by protests.

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The Telegraph

Knot legal, says Maji

The July marriage of national-level shooter Tara Shahdeo to a man with two identities - Rakibul Hassan and Ranjit Singh Kohli - and her subsequent allegations of going through an incomplete Hindu marriage and a forced Islam nikah has prompted women's commission boss Mahua Maji to launch a drive on making Jharkhand Marriage Act more stringent.

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Taranaki Daily News

Muslims at home in Hawera

Hawera Islamic Centre president Ashraf Ali said the number of families attending the centre had grown in the last ten years.

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Catholic World News

Violence in Iraq is not simply Islam vs. Christianity, says Vatican Secretary of State

It is an "oversimplification" to characterize the persecution of Iraqi Christians and Yezidis as a matter of Islam against Christianity, according to Cardinal Pietro Parolin.

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Common Dreams

National Director of Muslim Civil Rights Group Attends Michael Brown Funeral

Nihad Awad, national executive director of the Council on American-Islamic Relations , the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, is attending today's funeral for Michael Brown, the unarmed African-American teenager who was shot to death by police in Ferguson, Mo.

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