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News on Islam continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

1 hr ago | In-depth Africa

Islamic Party Leader: Malaysian Plane Shot Down By Russia Because of...

The youth leader of a Malaysian opposition party has claimed the MH17 tragedy was God punishing Malaysia Airlines for serving alcohol on its flights and its "indecent" dress code.

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1 hr ago | In-depth Africa

Sallah: Aggression is unIslamic - Gov. Yero

Governor Mukhtar Yero of Kaduna state said on Saturday that aggression is un-Islamic, just as he stressed the need for peace in the country.

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3 hrs ago | GhanaWeb

Happy Eid-ul-Fitr to all muslims - Prof. Fred Sai

Former Advisor on Reproductive Health in Ghana, Prof. Fred T. Sai, has extended his warmest greetings to the National Chief Imam and wished all Muslims a Happy Eid-ul-Fitr.

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7 hrs ago | World Magazine

Steady destruction-and deafening silence

Islamic State militants have destroyed tombs long ascribed to the Old Testament prophets Jonah and Daniel yesterday in Mosul, according to eyewitness reports and video footage posted on YouTube .

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11 hrs ago | KHOU-TV Houston

Holy month of Ramadan is a big boon for retailers

Glitzy billboards in the Middle East and postage stamps in the U.S. Advertisements for lingerie and sales on modest skirts.

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11 hrs ago | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Holy month of Ramadan is a big boon for retailers

In this Tuesday, July 22, 2014 photo, part of the DKNY Ramadan collection is seen on display at a shopping mall in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

In-depth Africa

Call on Islam

Ramadan Special Meaning and blessing of the fasting Brothers in Islam! The second act of worship that Allah enjoins upon you is "sawm" or the fasting.

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Switched

ISIS Destroys Jonah's Tomb In Mosul, Iraq, As Militant Violence Continues

The militant group ISIS is continuing its rampage of holy places by destroying the tomb of Jonah, a place thought to be the burial site of the prophet believed by Abrahamic faiths to have been swallowed by a whale or fish.

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Examiner.com

Blasphemy against Christ is allowed since it is not the unforgivable sin

Actor Gerald "Slink" Johnson of Grand Theft Auto V fame will portray "Black Jesus" on the Adult Swim program of the Cartoon Network.

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Related Topix: The Bible, Entertainment, Television, Science Fiction TV, V, Drama, Rockstar North, Rockstar Games, Grand Theft Auto V, Video Games, Religion

Nerve News

Genital mutilation against Islam sanctity: Muslim clerics

The reported order passed by the Islamic State of Iraq and Levant militants for girls and women in and around Mosul in Iraq was Friday condemned by Indian Muslim clerics who said that such an order is completely against Islam and has brought shame to the religion.

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News24

.com | Wear full veil or face punishment: Islamic State

Aviation has suffered one of its worst weeks in memory, but industry analysts and safety experts say they can find no common themes.

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Oxford Mail

Resistance to Muslim's idea to ban the burka

Buy this photo Dr Taj Hargey, director of the Muslim Educational Centre of Oxford holding a burka and a copy of the Quran The campaign is being led by centre founder and director Dr Taj Hargey, who believes the Islamic faith is being misinterpreted.

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RTE.ie

Islamic State blows up 'Jonah's tomb' in Iraq

Militants from Islamic State have destroyed the a holy site in Mosul said to be the tomb of Jonah, a major prophet who was swallowed by a whale in both Islamic and Judeo-Christian traditions.

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BBC News

A country where liberal journalists risk death

The life of a liberal journalist in Pakistan is not an easy one. Write about someone fighting a blasphemy case, or someone whose faith is considered heresy, and you may very soon find yourself in deep trouble.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Free Republic

Woman Converts to Islam Day Before She Dies in Abu Dhabi

A woman who had stuck to her religion despite her marriage to a Muslim finally decided to convert to Islam while she was in hospital in Abu Dhabi having treatment for cancer.

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McClatchy

Mosul Christians' flight triggered by leaders' refusal to meet Islamists

"When they came in June and drove out the army, things became normal quickly. I didn't see any reason to flee," he said, sitting in St. Georges Syriac Catholic Church in Bartella, a dusty flyspeck Christian village less than 20 miles from Mosul.

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Blackburn Citizen

A 2,000 donation to Blackburn cancer information pod

THE Chasa Muslim Welfare Society has donated A 2,000 from its interest fund to Macmillan Cancer Support after having a look at the specialist cancer information pod at the Royal Blackburn Hospital .

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The Raw Story

Sudanese Christian woman spared death sentence meets Pope Francis in Italy

A Sudanese Christian woman whose death sentence for renouncing Islam sparked a global outcry that eventually led to an acquittal, met Pope Francis on Thursday after arriving in Italy en route to the United States.

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The Daily Star

JU expels 3 female students for life

Jahangirnagar University authorities have expelled its three female students for life for assaulting a junior on the campus in the name of ragging.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Examiner.com

Islam's Merciful God: Part I

Say, " O My servants who have committed excesses against their own souls! despair not of the mercy of Allah, surely Allah forgives all sins.

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