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2 hrs ago | Express India

Two booked for converting to Islam without nod in MP

Shivpuri police have booked two Dalit youths for allegedly converting to Islam without seeking permission from the district authorities as mandated by the state's anti-conversion legislation, but are unsure about the next course of action as the accused claim they have returned to Hinduism.

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6 hrs ago | MindaNews

COMMENT: Islamophobia: Perception vs. Reality

The article, "A Second take on Islamopobia" , is strikingly interesting. The author, Prof.

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9 hrs ago | The Daily Star

Lebanon to speed up Islamist trials, but no deal for hostage swap

Roumieh holds several Islamist detainees awaiting trial, with the majority linked to the 2007 Fatah al-Islam battles against the Lebanese Army in the Palestinian refugee camp of Nahr al-Bared in north Lebanon.

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13 hrs ago | Newsday

Islamic State: Who supports the jihadist group?

But as Michael Stephens, director of the Royal United Services Institute in Qatar, explains, not all is clear-cut in war.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

Newsday

VIDEO: Stories of forced conversion in Pakistan

Every year in Pakistan, several hundred young Christian or Hindu girls are forcibly converted to Islam, and sometimes married off.

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Examiner.com

A Call to the Entire Islamic World

The Holocaust, Rawanda or Burmese Genocide of our time. ISIS has collectivized in Iraq and Syria as a vacuum for pure evil and untold sociopathy, even by the standards of radical Islamists I am here to talk about how the Islamic world treats religious minorities, culminating in barbarism and perhaps peaking in sheer inhumanity in northern Iraq at ... (more)

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In-depth Africa

New Prophet of Islam Jimmy Carter Says Mohammed's Sexism was Wrong

Daniel Greenfield, a Shillman Journalism Fellow at the Freedom Center, is a New York writer focusing on radical Islam.

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Mediaite.com

'I Have Nothing More to Say': CNN's Stelter Battles Islamic Cleric Over Hannity, Propaganda

In a rapid and wide-ranging interview, an often incredulous Reliable Sources host Brian Stelter talked to risible Muslim cleric Anjam Choudary , most recently seen yelling it out with Sean Hannity , over why he engages with western media, how he views the role of propaganda on either side, and Choudary's invocation of 9/11 and 7/7 during sound ... (more)

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Times of Oman

Arabesque artists to dazzle at Royal Opera House Muscat

Muscat: For Arabs and non-Arabs alike, the lineup of Arabesque concerts and events in the 2014-2015 season at the Royal Opera House Muscat is sure to charm and delight.

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Channelnewsasia.com

Islamists' strike hits Bangladesh over gruesome murder

Transport services in Bangladesh ground to a halt on Sunday as Islamists enforced a nationwide strike to protest at the murder of a television star who presented popular Islamic shows.

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The Daily Star

Pickets halt train for 1hr in Chandpur

Office going people wait for vehicles on Kazi Nazrul Islam Avenue in capital's Farmgate area, which used to be a busy neighbourhood in working days, during eight-hour shutdown called by Islami Chhatra Sena on Sunday.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

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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Big News Network.com

Conflicts Engulf Christians in Mideast

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Examiner.com

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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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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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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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

AmericanBankingNews.com

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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India.com

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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