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Monday | ABC News

Pakistani Mob Attacks Minority Muslims, Kills 3

Pakistani police say a mob has burned down several homes belonging to minority Ahmadi Muslims in the country's east, killing a woman and her two granddaughters following rumors about blasphemous postings on Facebook.

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Monday | Star-Telegram.com

Pakistani mob attacks minority Muslims, kills 3

Pakistani police say a mob has burned down several homes belonging to minority Ahmadi Muslims in the country's east, killing a woman and her two granddaughters following rumors about blasphemous postings on Facebook.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Star Tribune

Conrad Hotel planned for Plymouth Building in downtown Minneapolis

There are only four other such hotels in the United States - even though the uber-luxury brand is part of the $9.7 billion Hilton Worldwide lodging empire.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

4 Hoteliers

UNWTO welcomes new Law on Antiquities and Heritage in Saudi Arabia.

UNWTO welcomes the new Saudi legislation aimed at protecting the country's antiquities and heritage as well as to give the Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities the mandate to ensure its preservation; Heritage conservation is today fundamental to safeguard cultural legacy but also to promote and preserve key tourism assets which are central ... (more)

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

National Geographic

Pictures: Celebrating Ramadan Around the World

Muslims around the world believe that Ramadan -the ninth month of the Islamic calendar-is the month in which God revealed the Koran to the Prophet Muhammad.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Russia Taday

a Pussy Riot wrangle: Churkin calls out Power in war of words

US envoy to the UN Samantha Power has claimed victory in the longstanding row with her Russian colleague Vitaly Churkin over controversial band Pussy Riot.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Free Republic

Sheep Sold for Dh750,000 in Saudi

A sheep was sold for SR750,000 in Saudi Arabia and dealers said it was one of the rarest rams in the Arabian Peninsula.

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The Star Online

COLUMN: Explaining ISIS

With much current talk of a terrorist Islamic caliphate state possibly resulting from the rise of the militant ISIS terror army in Iraq, we need to know what a caliphate is.

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CBS News

MERS warning for millions making Hajj pilgrimage

An Indian worker wears a mouth and nose mask as he touches a camel at his Saudi employer's farm on May 12, 2014 outside Riyadh.

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Lucianne.com

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Militants in Iraq have seized nuclear materials used for scientific research at a university, the United Nations has been warned.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

MindaNews

Hadj pilgrimage to push through despite calls for deferment due to MERS-CoV

The National Commission on Muslim Filipinos said the travel of pilgrims for the Hadj will push through despite calls to defer due to the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome-Corona Virus affecting Saudi Arabia.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Crofs Blogs

Saudi Arabia: MERS precautionary measures activated

The Children and Maternity Hospital in Makkah has activated a program for the prevention and combating the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome - MERS coronavirus, which will last for five days.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

AME Info

Al Salem Johnson controls demonstrates latest building technologies...

Al Salem Johnson Controls, a joint venture between the Al Salem Group of Companies and Johnson Controls, a global multi industrial company, met with more than 600 customers in Jeddah, Riyadh, Khobar, Makkah and Madina to showcase the latest building technologies and innovations that address electrical consumption, noise level and amount and type of ... (more)

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ABC News

Indonesian presidential candidate Probowo would seek Abbott meeting

The campaign team behind Indonesia's fast-finishing presidential candidate, Prabowo Subianto, has identified a meeting with Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott as a priority if he wins this week's election.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

Channelnewsasia.com

Saudi MERS: Philippines urges its Muslims to abort Haj

The Philippines urged its large Muslim minority on Thursday to reconsider plans to join pilgrimages to Saudi Arabia this year due to a deadly virus outbreak there.

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Malaysia Chronicle

ISIL militant threatens to destroy the KAABA in Mecca, kill all pilgrims 'who touch stone'

A reported member of the militant group Islamic State in Iraq and al-Sham , which recently dubbed itself simply as The Islamic State, has declared that they will destroy the Kaaba in Mecca, Saudi Arabia, which is Islam's most holy site.

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Crofs Blogs

Saudi Arabia: Government ready to deal with heat, MERS in Makkah

The Ministry of Health has drawn up an integrated plan to provide comprehensive health care services to the increased number of Umrah pilgrims and visitors to the Grand Mosque during the holy month of Ramadan.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

Switched

ISIS Member Says They Will Destroy The Kaaba In Mecca, 'Kill Those Who Worship Stones'

A member of the militant group Islamic State in Iraq and al-Sham , which recently dubbed itself simply, The Islamic State , has declared that they will destroy the Kaaba in Mecca, Saudi Arabia, which is Islam's most holy site.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Tabung Haji Assures Pilgrims Not To Worry About MERS-CoV

From Mohd Shukri Ishak MAKKAH, July 1 -- Malaysian pilgrims need not have to worry about the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus infection as it does not occur in Makkah and Medina, said Southeast Asia Muassasah chairman Tan Sri Sheikh Zuhair A. Hamed Sadayu.

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