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  1. The Biggest Winners of the Arab Spring? DictatorsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Nation

    While authoritarian rule appears to provide stability over the short term, it breeds discontent and affirms the idea that violence is the only way to be heard. Former Army Chief General and current President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi stands next to former interim Prime Minister Hazem el-Beblawi on September 20, 2013.


  2. Saudi tourism chief praises Kataraa s roleRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Peninsula

    Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage President and Board Chairman Prince Sultan bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud is presented with a commemorative shield by Dr Khalid bin Ibrahim Al Sulaiti, General Manager, Katara, as Qatar Tourism Authority Chairman Issa bin Mohammed Al Mohannadi looks on. DOHA: Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage President and Chairman of the Board Prince Sultan bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud visited Katara - the Cultural Village.


  3. Where's my luxury ride?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Iol.co.za

    The 87-year-old said her "luxury ride" was swopped with a rickety old wheelchair at the Heideveld day hospital. Juwaya Carr, of Greenfields, claims a fellow patient snatched her wheelchair while she was in the toilet, leaving behind a "rickety" chair which is also too small for her.


  4. A letter from prison: When will I have the joy of celebrating with my family and friends again?Read the original story

    Yesterday | Amnesty International

    Nineteen-year-old Mahmoud Hussein was arrested in Cairo on 25 January 2014 for wearing a t-shirt with the words and logo of the "Nation Without Torture Campaign", as well as a scarf with the logo of the "25 January Revolution". He has been tortured and ill-treated in detention, and his pre-trial detention order has been renewed ever since.


  5. Indonesia's August retail sales grow 5.4 pct y/y - c.bank surveyRead the original story

    Yesterday | Reuters

    Oct 8 Indonesia's retail sales in August grew at the slowest pace in eight months, 5.4 percent up from the previous year, a Bank Indonesia survey showed on Thursday. July retail sales growth was revised up to 8.5 percent from 4.8 percent reported earlier, the survey showed.


  6. Kaladan Press: Sacrificial animals illegally taxedRead the original story

    Tuesday | Burmanet

    Villagers sacrificing animals to celebrate the Muslim festival of Eid al-Adha in Maungdaw's block number two were forced to pay 3,000 kyats to the block administrator for each animal sacrificed on 25 September. Yousuf, the administrative officer of Maungdaw, block number two was the only block administrative officer to force villagers to pay to sacrifice animals, according to Halim, a human rights watchdog from Maungdaw in Rakhine State.


  7. Always Under Suspicion: The Modern Life of a Muslim-AmericanRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 5 | WNYC-AM New York

    Muslim faithfuls take part in a special morning prayer to start their Eid al-Fitr celebrations on a field at the Prospect Park in Brooklyn borough of New York on July 17, 2015. English Professor Moustafa Bayoumi discusses his collection of essays detailing Muslim American life in the post-September 11 world.


  8. Five female suicide bombers strike in NigeriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 2 | The Long War Journal

    Five girls have reportedly detonated themselves in the northeastern city of Maiduguri today, killing at least nine people and wounding more than 30 others. Using female suicide bombers is a common tactic of the Islamic State's West African Province , formerly known as Boko Haram.


  9. Government to honour 100 swachh achieversRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 1 | The Times of India

    These achievers will be special invitees at Republic Day celebrations in 2016 and will get to meet PM Modi, officials said. NEW DELHI: Madan Nath Kalbelia may have lost half of his strikingly long handlebar moustache but for his fellow villagers who worked overtime to turn Gheneda in Rajasthan's Ajmer district open defecation-free by Gandhi Jayanti.


  10. Letter: Jersey City schools right to refuse new holiday closingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 1 | The Jersey Journal

    Muslims celebrate the Eid al-Fitr holiday marking the end of the fasting month of Ramadan. The Jersey City Board of Education refused to declare a school holiday for the observance.


  11. MGM records 10 per cent increase in number of visitors in first three quartersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2015 | AME Info

    Showcasing its popularity and unique offerings, Muscat Grand Mall is pleased to report an impressive footfall of over 800,000 shoppers as on September 2015, including the holy month of Ramadan and the festive periods of Eid ul Fitr and Eid al Adha. The Mall is pleased to announce that it has witnessed a 10 percent increase in footfall as compared to the same period last year.


  12. Iran's leader criticizes Saudi "inaction" over injured pilgrimsRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 30 | Xinhuanet

    Iran 's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Wednesday censured the Saudi Arabian officials' "inaction" in relation to the human catastrophe during the latest Hajj ceremony in the Arab state. "Saudi Arabia did not implement its obligations in relation to the desperate injured pilgrims in the incident," Khamenei was quoted as saying by the state IRIB TV.


  13. Milton families celebrate Muslim festival of Eid al-AdhaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 30 | InsideHalton.com

    Safi Rajput, top left, Missionary Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama'at Gahlib Baten and Mukhayyer Rajput, enjoy a meal in celebration of Eid.


  14. India arrests 8 for allegedly killing Muslim over beef rumorRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 30 | Cybercast News Service

    Indian police arrested eight people and were searching for two more Wednesday after villagers allegedly beat a Muslim farmer to death and severely injured his son upon hearing rumors that the family was eating beef - a taboo for many among India's majority Hindu population. The mob of about 60 Hindus became incensed when a temple announced that the family had been slaughtering cows and storing the beef in their house in Bisara, a village about 45 kilometers southeast of the Indian capital of New Delhi, said District Magistrate Nagendra Pratap Singh.


  15. Eid al-AdhaRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 30 | Austin South Asian

    Many Muslims in the United States observe Eid-al-Adha, also known as the Feast of Sacrifice, each year. This festival commemorates Ibrahim's willingness to sacrifice his son to God.


  16. Are Muslim millennials the last generation to know "Islamophobia"?Read the original story

    Tuesday Sep 29 | The Hill

    ... York public school students will get two days off for Eid ul-Adha, one of two major Muslim holidays (the second, Eid ul-Fitr, will also get two days off starting 2016). It's hard to imagine many people objecting to getting two days' holiday, but ...


  17. Abu Dhabi International Aug passenger traffic jumps 17.4%Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 29 | Airport Business

    Sept. 28--ABU DHABI -- Passenger traffic at Abu Dhabi International Airport grew 17.4 per cent in the month of August, as residents who went home to spend Eid-ul-Fitr and the summer holidays returned. A total of 2.254 million travellers passed through the capital's gateway last month, compared with 1.920 million in August last year.


  18. CYPRUS: Pilgrimage to Hala Sultan Tekke to mark Eid Al AdhaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 29 | The Financial Mirror

    Up to one thousand Turkish Cypriots from the north will take part in a special pilgrimage to Hala Sultan Tekke at 1pm on Wednesday. The pilgrimage marks the Muslim feast of Eid Al Adha or Kurban Bayram and is taking place at the request of Archbishop Chrysostomos II on behalf of the Mufti of Cyprus Prof.


  19. Special pilgrimage to Hala Sultan TekkeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 29 | The Cyprus Weekly

    Up to one thousand people of Turkish origin from the occupied north of Cyprus will take part in a special pilgrimage to Hala Sultan Tekke in Larnaca on Wednesday. This is what the Office of the Religious Track of the Cyprus Peace Process announced on Tuesday, adding that the pilgrimage marks the Muslim feast of Eid Al Adha or Kurban Bayram.


  20. Festival of SacrificeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 29 | Bangkok Post

    Muslims worldwide celebrated the annual festival of Eid al-Adha, or the Festival of Sacrifice, to mark the end of the Haj pilgrimage to Mecca last week. In Panare district, in the southern border province of Pattani, Thai Muslims pray and slaughter animals, mainly goats, sheep and cows, in commemoration of Prophet Abraham's readiness to sacrifice his son Ishmael in a show of obedience to God.