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Muslim Brotherhood = Devout [not radical] Islam, Part II

The FA1 4hrer confirmed that the "struggle against a Jewish homeland in Palestine would be part of the struggle against the Jews."

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2 hrs ago | UPI

Amnesty International charges Islamic State with ethnic cleansing

Amnesty International published a new report Tuesday titled "Ethnic Cleansing on a Historic Scale: The Islamic State's systematic targeting of minorities in northern Iraq."

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7 hrs ago | Sun-Star

Lidasan: Scientific way of looking at Islam and the Muslims Part II

IN MY previous article last week, I discussed the need to study Islam in a more comprehensive manner using scientific methodologies.

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Related Topix: Religion, Ramadan, Life, Holidays, Opinion

10 hrs ago | Yahoo!

WA man 'speeding' before Indonesia crash

A West Australian man was speeding when his motorbike collided with another in Indonesia, killing a local mother, a court has heard.

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10 hrs ago | The Daily Star

Sudan orders closure of Iran cultural centers

KHARTOUM: Sudan has ordered Iran to close its cultural centers and given their managers 72 hours to leave the country, an official said Tuesday, in a shock to generally close relations.

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14 hrs ago | Tehran Times

Iran and Islam not associated with violence: Rouhani

TEHRAN Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Monday ruled out any association between Islam and violence, saying, "No extremism has ever existed among Iranians and in Islamic rules."

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

The Independent

Saudis risk new Muslim division with proposal to move Mohamed's tomb

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Related Topix: Religion, Travel, World News, Saudi Arabia Travel, Middle East, Saudi Arabia, Mecca, Saudi Arabia Travel, Middle East Travel, Iraq Travel

Malaysia Chronicle

Are Malays so BACKWARD they need Ridhuan Tee as a 'guide'

Controversial Muslim convert Ridhuan Tee today offered himself as a guide to help "ignorant" non-Malays better understand the Malay race.

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UTV

Anti-Islam pastor retires

Pastor James McConnell apologised after he likened "cells" of Muslims in Britain to the IRA during a sermon at Whitewell Metropolitan Tabernacle in north Belfast in May. On Tuesday, his Whitewell Metropolitan Tabernacle released a statement saying the pastor was stepping down as head of the church he founded.

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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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MindaNews

COMMENT: Islamophobia: Perception vs. Reality

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

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, Philippines, World News, Religion

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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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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