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36 min ago | BBC News

Why I stopped wearing the headscarf

A woman's headscarf is a garment which is heavy in symbolism in Muslim countries and, having finally decided to shed mine, I will have to don it again after being appointed as Pakistan correspondent.


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4 hrs ago | Big News

Conflicts Engulf Christians in Mideast

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7 hrs ago |

An assignment from a reader: Who's who in the Middle East conflicts?

In the Middle East, the battle between the Sunnis and Shiites has been going on for quite some time.


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11 hrs ago | The Daily Star

Chhatra Sena calls half-day hartal for tomorrow

Islami Chhatra Sena, student wing of Bangladesh Islami Front, has called a countrywide half-day hartal for tomorrow demanding arrest of the killers of Supreme Court mosque imam Sheikh Nurul Islam Faruqi.


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14 hrs ago | Malaysian National News Agency

Exhibition On Islamic Civilisation In Terengganu Until Oct 6

KUALA TERENGGANU, Aug 30 -- The '1000 Inventions-Kegemilangan Tamadun Islam' exhibition organised by the Kuala Terengganu Science and Creativity Centre, with cooperation from Science Discoveries Sdn Bhd, from Aug 23 until Oct 6, is expected to attract some 50,000 visitors.


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18 hrs ago | Sofia News Agency

Mohamed Khalaf: Jihadist Group IS Reveals Pure Essence of Islam

Mr Khalaf, you said Syria was the reason for IS to emerge, but what helped the conflict to spill over to Iraq ? I wouldn't say what is presently happening is a surprise either for the US or for Saudi Arabia and Turkey.


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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Islamic State's Appeal Presents Jordan With New Test

He had a good job and a loving family, but it wasn't enough for a 25-year old Jordanian who abandoned his life of privilege in Amman, Jordan, to join the Islamic State group that has seized swathes of neighboring Iraq and Syria.


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In-depth Africa

Call on Islam

Hajj: The fifth Pillar of Islam Types of Hajj Rites Those intending to perform Hajj choose one of the three things: 1. Tamattu umrah followed by Hajj separately, which requires the sacrifice of an animal.


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Group Protests Human Rights Violations In Pakistan

The World Wide Human Rights of Canada held a peace protest on August 14, 2014 in front of Pakistan Consulate, Toronto to immediately stop violation of Human Rights of Hindus, Sikhs, Christians, Ahmadiayas and other minorities in Pakistan.


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Alabama Live

What they're saying about Alabama: Demonizing the Islamic faith?

The American and Alabama Laws for Alabama Courts Amendment will be voted on by Alabamians on Nov. 4. Legislation passed in 2013 proposed the amendment which, if passed, will "prohibit the application of foreign law" in Alabama.


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The Daily Caller

Jihadi High: This High School Has Now Produced Two Dead American Terrorists

Minnesota has given America several homegrown terrorists in recent years. Two of them, Douglas McAuthur McCain and Troy Kastigar, attended the same public high school in the suburbs of the Twin Cities - at the same time.


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Detroit Free Press

ISIS, extremists do not represent majority of Muslims

The members of Islamic State in Iraq and Syria are committing unthinkable inhumane acts, using their concocted theology.


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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Arutz Sheva Israel News

Middle East, 7:37 AMIraqi Jihadist Group Swears Alleigance to Islamic State

The jihadist Islamic State movement that has captured large portions of Iraq and Syria continues to gain strength, as yet another extremist Islamist group has pledged loyalty to the IS caliphate.


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Russia Taday

a All's well that ends well: The new Turkey's PM rise to the top

Dr. Can Erimtan is an independent scholar residing in A stanbul, with a wide interest in the politics, history and culture of the Balkans and the Greater Middle East.


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'Europe's Last Stand' Documentary Debuts in September

As has been noticed before, demography is unforgiving. You may have a wonderful cohesive country, but if the government admits millions of immigrants who hate your national culture for reasons of religion or greed , then breakdown begins.


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TCU offers courses in Islamic culture to the public in DFW

The Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex is diversely populated by different ethnicities and religious denominations.


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The Times-Herald

Chauvinism and responsibility

When did it start? This idea that women, not men, are responsible for their actions.


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Islam's influence on black history: highlights of NC's Muslim heritage

A recent forum clearly pointed out the parallels between the oppression of Palestinians, most of whom are Muslims, and the oppression of African Americans.


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The Age

SBS v Big Brother

As Big Brother Australia enters its 11th season, still brandishing the "ultimate social experiment" banner, an SBS documentary series made by a former Big Brother producer puts diametrically opposed people inside each other's houses to watch them thrash out polarising issues of gay marriage, detention centres, immigration, Islam, the legalisation ... (more)


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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

Islamic Wealth Management As A Way Of Life

By Murni Mat Nasri JOHOR BAHARU -- Being rich is the goal of most people earning a living by working for others or working on their own.


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