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1 hr ago | National Review Online

Theodore Dalrymple: Islam's Nightclub Brawl

It is not surprising that ideology makes young men dangerous, for it is in the nature of ideology to answer all the difficult questions of human existence while giving believers the illusion of special understanding and destiny not available to others. With the downfall of the Soviet Union, Marxism lost almost all of its appeal for hormonally disaffected young men of the West, leaving them bereft of significance and purpose.

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2 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

Scottish Muslims condemn 'barbaric' murder

SCOTLAND'S Muslim community has condemned the murder of David Haines as police urged people to remain vigilant to hate crime in the wake of the atrocity. SCOTLAND'S Muslim community has condemned the murder of David Haines as police urged people to remain vigilant to hate crime in the wake of the atrocity.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

The Independent

Paisley's decision to make peace with IRA enemies might remind the Arabs of Sadat

I once turned up in Belfast from Beirut, to challenge Ian Paisley about the Middle East. As Belfast correspondent for The Times in the 1970s, I knew the vicious old rogue well, and he always treated me with the same humour, disdain and repugnance that he visited upon most journalists.

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Related Topix: Irish Republican Army, World News, United Kingdom, Antrim County, Northern Ireland, Down County, Northern Ireland, Belfast County, Northern Ireland, Israel, Middle East, End Times, Religion

ITV

David Haines' brother: Islam is not to blame for murder

The brother of David Haines, the British hostage murdered by Islamic State militants, said he does not blame Islam for the killing. "I have become aware of a number of verses in the Koran that I feel particularly apt at this time," Mike Haines told reporters.

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KTUL-TV Tulsa

Diplomatic push grows against Islamic State group

14, 2014. . Britain's Foreign Secretary, Philip Hammond, walks into Downing Street to attend a special meeting of the Government's emergency Cobra committee in Westminster, central London, Sunday Sept.

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The Baltimore Sun

Qatar-based cleric criticizes U.S. role against Islamic State

A Sunni Muslim cleric at the center of a diplomatic rift among Gulf Arab states has criticized Washington's role in the campaign against Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria as purely self-interested. Ties between Qatar and its neighbors have periodically come under strain following sermons by Sheikh Youssef al-Qaradawi, an Egyptian-born cleric based in Doha, criticizing the military-based Egyptian government and conservative Gulf Arab dynasties.

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Related Topix: World News, Qatar, Middle East, Muslim Brotherhood, Religion

Daily Pennsylvanian

Muslim scholar explains relationship between evolution and the Quran

"Is it possible to reconcile the theory of evolution and faith in the Quran?" That was the question Yasir Qadhi, dean of academic affairs at the AlMaghrib Institute, posed to a Huntsman Hall audience on Friday night. Qadhi spoke to Muslim and non-Muslim students from Penn, Drexel, Temple and neighboring states on Friday to kick off the Muslim Student Association's two-week Islamic Discovery Series, an annual Penn event celebrating Islam.

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Samizdata.net

Are these people stupid or do they think other people are?

So John Kerry says the Islamic State has " nothing to do with Islam ". And presumably the USSR had nothing to do with Communism and Nazi Germany had nothing to do with National Socialism and the Vatican has nothing to do with Catholicism.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

Townhall

Christian Website Yanks A Column Condemning Islam

Last week, Gary Cass, who drives defendchristians.org , contacted me asking if ClashDaily.com would run his piece titled, " I'm Islamaphobic, Are You? " I gave it a read and quickly said, "Heck yeah", because Cass, like Clash, believes Islam is implacable and must be stomped on like a narc at a biker party. In his sensible screed Gary gave three powerful points on how we must deal with violent Muslim mayhem.

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In-depth Africa

What Islam Says About Street Begging

Yakubu Salisu The attitude of street begging is a very common thing that has existed in Kano for very long time. Begging has become a source of livelyhood to many.

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Mirror.co.uk

Face of killer dad who shot seven-year-old daughter in head before turning gun on himself

Yasser Alromisse had been embroiled in a bitter custody battle with his ex wife Lyndsey Shipstone over their daughter Mary before the tragedy Last night it emerged that the tragic youngster, also known as Maryam, had been at the centre of a bitter custody battle. Police found the body of her father, Yosser Alromisse, 46, in a silver Toyota on the driveway of the family home in Northiam, near Rye, East Sussex.

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The Baltimore Sun

Islamic State destroys Sufi shrines in eastern Syria: watchdog

The hardline al Qaeda offshoot Islamic State has destroyed several Sufi Muslim shrines and tombs in the eastern Syrian province of Deir al-Zor, a monitoring group said on Saturday. The Sunni Muslim group, which enforces a strict interpretation of Islamic law in territories under its control in Iraq and Syria, has destroyed dozens of shrines, tombs and Shi'ite Muslim mosques.

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Politix

Obama said the Islamic State 'is not Islamic.' Do you agree?

Obama was referring to Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant and he was trying to explain how they are perverting the concepts of a major religion for their own agenda. Are the KKK Christians? Were the NaziA A A s? How about David Koresh, Jim Jones, Jung Myung Seok, Paul SchA A fer, William Kamm, Fred Phelps, Graham Capill, Marshall Applewhite...do they sum up the Christian State? They certainly are not Rastafarians.

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Lancashire Telegraph

Marriage isn't all it seems to be in Saudi Arabia

IT'S a tough time to be a moderate Muslim. The word 'Islam' is beleaguered with strife, contention, fundamentalism and nonsensical Islamic rulings.

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Wimbledon Guardian

The mayor of Merton presents Shayan Masood Ahmed with his award

At the Eid celebration at the ATC Hall in Wimbledon last Saturday organised by the British Muslim Association Merton , mayor of Merton, Councillor Agatha Akyigyina presented an achievement award to 16-year-old Shayan Masood Ahmed. His achievements started at the age of seven when he became one of the youngest students to pass GCSE ICT at a grade B. By the age of 10 he had passed AS Level in Computing and at 11 years old he beat 100,000 school entries to win the Primary School Maths challenge.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

CNews

Harper thanks Ismailis for 'demystifying Islam'

Prime Minister Stephen Harper was a special guest at the inauguration of Toronto's Aga Khan Museum and Ismaili Centre, where he spoke of the shared values between Canadians and the Ismaili community. Canada is home to a sizable community of the world's 15 million Ismailis, who follow a moderate form of the religion.

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Hindustan Times

Ludhiana girl alleges abduction rape

A minor girl from Ludhiana was allegedly abducted by a man, who allegedly took her to Kolkata, raped her and married her after forcibly converting her to Islam. After the police tightened its grip on the family of the accused a month and a half ago, he sent her back home.

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Ynetnews

Israel's Islamic Movement slams Islamic State, but lames Israel, US

Thousands of Israeli-Arabs marched Friday evening in the Arab town of Umm al-Fahm as part of a rally organized by the Islamic Movement's Northern Branch under the title of "Al-Aqsa under threat." Demonstrators sounded criticism at Israel for its treatment of the Palestinians, but unlike previous years, the Islamic Movement also slammed the Islamic State, the radical Islamist group ravaging Iraq and Syria.

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Radio Prague

School hand-book on Islamic history and culture hits the rocks

A project aimed at presenting the history and culture of Islam to Czech students in view of building a multicultural, tolerant society has hit the rocks. The Czech Education Ministry announced on Thursday it was withdrawing its support for the project after receiving numerous complaints from parents.

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Related Topix: Religion, Life, Interracial,Multiracial, Multiethnic, and Multicultural, Czech Republic, Europe, World News

The Daily Star

GRP evicts illegal market near Karwan Bazar rail track

Following the yesterday's tragic rail accident that took away four lives at Kawran Bazar in Dhaka, railway police evicted illegal makeshift market on and along the rail track this morning. Workforce of around a 100 people took part in the drive to evict illegal structures from Film Development Corporation gate, said operation officer Rafiqul Islam of Bangladesh Government Railway Police .

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Related Topix: Train Disaster, Bangladesh, Asia, World News, Religion

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