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Turkish Ruling Party May Defy Army Over President

ANKARA (Reuters) – Turkey’s ruling AK Party, emboldened by its big election win, looks increasingly likely to re-submit Foreign Minister Abdullah Gul as its candidate for president, risking a fresh clash with powerful army generals.

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July 26, 2007

TMO Pictured on Newsweek Website!

In a sign of its increasing influence and clout, TMO was featured in the first of a series of pictures on the Newsweek website meant to show the status of Muslims in the US today.

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July 26, 2007

Homeless By Force, in Kuwait

So, the government has decided to push out the bachelors by force. One tactic was to cut off the electricity for a full city block in Khaitan where only bachelors reside. The official claim was that the bachelors had hooked up the electric illegally. But that was just an excuse. Meanwhile, the bachelors are refusing to budge and have…

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July 26, 2007

Muslim-Promoted “Cold Fire”

Boston–The Cambridge, Massachusetts Fire Department decided to evaluate the environmental advantages of an innovative break-through in safety technology called “Cold Fire,” promoted by AIM International, Inc., a Boston-based corporation. Sudanese-American retired Boston University professor of Mass Communication, Dr. Abdel Rahman Mohamed, PhD, is CEO and Director of Safety Technology for this corporation.

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July 26, 2007

Almost All Republican Candidates Willing to Nuke Iran

One little-noted aspect of last month’s CNN Republican presidential debate was that five out of nine candidates endorsed a pre-emptive nuclear strike to keep Iran from gaining nuclear weapons.

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July 26, 2007

This Is How Empires End

The ruins of Acre are now a tourist attraction. Any who have visited this last outpost of Christendom in the Holy Land before Gen. Allenby marched into Jerusalem in 1917 cannot – on reading of the massive US embassy rising in Baghdad – but think of Acre.

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July 26, 2007

Cultural Group Spared Fines

West Haven, CT—A Turkish cultural group that used its Wood Street warehouse as an Islamic mosque and social outlet for female members will be spared the city’s $100 per day fine for violating zoning regulations, the New Haven Register reported.

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July 26, 2007

Morocco Caught in the Cross Hairs

TANGIERS, Morocco – Shortly after the failed suicide attacks in Glasgow, Scotland, the Moroccan Interior Ministry declared a heightened state of alert warning of imminent terrorist attacks in Morocco. According to several Moroccan and Arab terrorist experts, the recent failure of Al Qaeda in Europe will force it to shift…

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July 26, 2007

Cards At Play In Indian Politics Marked By Gender & Minority Status

By selecting Pratibha Patil as their presidential candidate, who has won the polls with a sweeping majority, the Congress-Left combine has undeniably made a distinct mark on the country’s political map.

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July 26, 2007

It Will Matter Someday

But here is one investor who remains as “bearish” as ever! I see this market rally as a simple case of large investors ignoring the fundamentals. At some point…

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July 26, 2007

Community News (V9-I31)

Durham NC Muslims counter radicalism / Clayton MO Islamic center zoning dispute / Nasir Khan wins Java award for computer work / Omaha NE Muslim workers at Swift Meatpacking plant complain of discrimination / Tampa FL CAIR offers $10,000 reward to find arsonists /

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July 26, 2007

Houstonian Corner (V9-I31)

Last citizenship applications before change in pricing / Traditional Houston Mushairah poetry celebration

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July 26, 2007

Muslimah

Question & Answer: Advice on parenting.

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July 26, 2007

Peace Activist Sheehan Arrested at Congress

Washington – Cindy Sheehan and about two dozen fellow anti-war activists were arrested on Monday for refusing to leave the office of a Democratic lawmaker after calling for the impeachment of President George W. Bush and Vice President Dick Cheney.

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July 26, 2007

US Ambassador Says Iraqi Aides Will Quit Unless Granted Asylum

US Ambassador to Iraq Cocker warned in a cable obtained by the Washington Post that unless Iraqi employees were given hope of finding safe haven in America they would quit, weakening the ability of the Bush administration to make an impact in Iraq.

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July 26, 2007

Ron Paul Teams with Dem Candidate to End War

Ron Paul, a Republican Presidential candidate who is opposed to the war in Iraq, believes that lawmakers can reach across the aisle to pass legislation that will bring American troops home as soon as possible.

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July 26, 2007

Lunch with Author Ayesha Siddiqa

In Pakistan an important challenge has arisen before the Musharraf Government–from two sides…

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July 26, 2007

A Death in Gaza

The civilized world watches in horror as the tragedy of Gaza and its beleaguered residents unfolds. In what has been referred to as “the world’s largest prison”, Gaza is a small land mass with 1.4 million people who are…

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July 26, 2007