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52 min ago | Memeorandum

In Malaysia, Islam's legal advance divides families and nation

In Malaysia, Islam's legal advance divides families and nation - - Deepa Subramaniam would not let go of her son, clinging to five-year-old Mithran's leg even as the car into which he had been bundled began to accelerate.

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3 hrs ago | Post and Courier

Ramadan brings a Muslim holy month of fasting, prayer and focus on God

"O ye who believe! Fasting is prescribed to you as it was prescribed to those before you, that ye may self-restraint."

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8 hrs ago | The Nation

Can Islam and Buddhism coexist peacefully in SE Asia?

In India new Prime Minister Narendra Modi participated in a religious ceremony before taking office; in Indonesia Islamist parties supported presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto, a general with tainted human rights record; in Ukraine Jews are fleeing resurgent anti-Semitism; in Britain Prime Minister David Cameron has asserted that the UK is a ... (more)

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12 hrs ago | CBC News

Andre Poulin: dead Canadian jihadist used in ISIS recruitment video

Andrew Poulin joined the fighting in Syria in 2012. He died there in the summer of 2013 and reportedly left behind a wife and child.

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14 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

Twin brothers' art popular at festival

Twins Husain and Hasan Essop's exhibition at the monument during the Grahamstown Arts Festival.

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18 hrs ago | International Business Times

Tweet of Travel to Middle East to Join Jihadists Leads Philippine...

A tweet that he is leaving for the Middle East to join jihadist led Philippine police to capture Australian Musa Cerantonio, 29, a religious extremist and supporter of the Islamic State of His tweet read: "Al-Hamdulillah I have arrived in the land of of Khilafah in Ash-Sham ! May Allah honour all Muslims during the blessed time with His obedience."

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Canada.com

Photos July 11: Top images from around the world

Iranian women recite verses of the Quran, Islam's holy book, during the Muslim holy fasting month of Ramadan at the shrine of Saint Mohammad Helal Ibn Ali in the city of Aran and Bidgol, some 140 miles south of the capital Tehran, Iran, Friday, July 11, 2014.

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Malaysia Chronicle

is Islam Meant to Be a Trap? Confusing, complex laws make it tough for non-Malays to leave Islam

An Indian woman whose Hindu wedding was recently disrupted by Selangor Islamic officials insisting she is Muslim despite her efforts to leave Islam has again put the spotlight on the difficulties in exiting the religion.

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The Daily Star

Turag close to death

Grabbers have fenced off a section of the Turag river near Kamarpara on the outskirts of the capital and are filling it up with sand using dredgers.

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Switched

CNN Says It Is Negotiating A New Series With Reza Aslan

Pictured: Reza Aslan, Author, 'No god but God: The Origins, Evolution and the Future of Islam' appears on 'Meet the Press' in Washington, D.C., Sunday, September 12, 2010.

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The Nation

Conflicts and the future of Islam and Buddhism in SE Asia

The ongoing conflicts and religious disharmony in Buddhist societies from Sri Lanka to Japan were in the spotlight at "Twenty-Five Years in Retrospect: Buddhism, Ethnic Conflicts and Religious Harmony in South and Southeast Asia" - a conference organised by the International Centre For Ethnic Studies last month in Kandy, Sri Lanka.

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Times of Oman

How 'bout a Date? Oman's most favourite fruit

It is a time of happiness and refreshment as the fast is broken at sunset, after experiencing the pangs of hunger and thirst.

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Malaysia Chronicle

Wow So Noble! Just because we defend Islam, they call us Racist - Isma chief

Islamist group Ikatan Muslimin Malaysia today struck back at detractors accusing it of racism, claiming that it was being maligned for standing up for Islam.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Al Bawaba

This bunny has switched from silky rabbit ears to a modest hijab (Facebook).

Former Playboy bunny Felixia Yeap , from Malaysia, has converted to Islam. She replaced her provocative bunny ears with a modest hijab, declaring herself "reborn".

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Daily Monitor

How employers can support workers during Ramadhan

Fasting is a form of worship and employers have to incorporate it in their programmes if they are to improve working relationship with their staff.

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Daily Times

Death anniversary of Hazrat Khadija tul Kubra (SA) observed : July 11, 2014,

ISLAMABAD: The death anniversary of Hazrat Khadija tul Kubra was observed with reverence throughout the country.

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FireHouse.com

Documentary on Burning of Calif. Mosque to Be Televised Soon

"An American Mosque" recounts the 1994 arson, largely unreported by mainstream news outlets, that burned the Islamic Center in a rural Northern California town to the ground.

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Lucianne.com

Breaking through themyth of Islamophobia

Ever since President George W. Bush said "Islam is peace" on Sept. 17, 2001, it has been politically shielded from any debate about its effects on its adherents or on the rest of the world.

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The Star Online

Fight diabetes: A recipe for success

Dr Yeoh Boon Hock and Prof Dr Nor Azmi Kamaruddin at the launch of the MSD Ramadan Campaign 2014 - Smart Info Tools .

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National Public Radio

WHO: Basic Hygiene Can Help Prevent MERS Spread

A World Health Organization official on Thursday urged millions of Muslims making the pilgrimage to Mecca, Saudi Arabia, to exercise basic hygiene as mass gatherings pose risks of spreading the Middle East respiratory syndrome.

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