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25th Anniversary of Sabra-Shatilla

“It’s a very beautiful fall day here in Beirut today. Twenty-five years ago this week since the September 15-18, 1982 Massacre at the Palestinian refugee camps at Sabra-Shatila. Bright blue sky and a fall breeze…”

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September 20, 2007

Iraq PM Criticizes Blackwater

BAGHDAD (Reuters) – Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki suggested on Wednesday the U.S. embassy stop using American security firm Blackwater after a deadly shooting and said he would not allow Iraqis to be killed in “cold blood.”

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September 20, 2007

Help Handicap Organization Supports People with Disabilities

Farmington–September 19–Indians with disabilities are third-class citizens, almost unable to leave their own homes. That’s the background that gave Mohammad Yousuf, president of Helping Hand, an interest in helping people in India work through and overcome their disabilities…

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September 20, 2007

Congressman Roskam Welcomes Ramadan

WASHINGTON, DC – On the advice of Moon Khan, a resident of Lombard, Illinois and York Township Trustee, Congressman Peter J. Roskam (R-IL) delivered the following statement into the Congressional Record to commemorate this first day of Ramadan.

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September 20, 2007

9/11: The Big Cover-up?

Even the chair of the 9/11 Commission now admits that the official evidence they were given was far from the truth.

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September 20, 2007

Stubbing Out the Butt

No matter where you go in the UAE whether it is the most expensive mall, a local hospital or even the grocery store you can find smokers continuously lighting up. There is no such thing as a non-smoking area. Smokers rule the land and spread their dirty cigarette smoke in just about every public facility you can…

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September 20, 2007

Modi’s Political Days Numbered!

AHMEDABAD–With his party members refusing to support him- Narendra Modi, during the forthcoming assembly elections in Gujarat, political situation was never ever so complex and confusing for him and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

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September 20, 2007

What Did ALLAH Say?

In all your endeavors, just ask yourself – What did ALLAH say?

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September 20, 2007

Behind the Anbar Myth

“After the elaborate theatrics just performed in the house of mirrors of Washington, US President George W Bush is now recommending to the nation what he told top Iraq commander General David Petraeus to recommend to him. Only those paying more attention to the botched comeback of the “fat” lip-synching Britney Spears will be fooled by Petraeus, the iPod general – a player of what is fed by his master’s voice, the White House.”

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September 20, 2007

Investments (V9-I39)

It is often said that, in military affairs, leaders are trained to fight the “last war,” meaning the war previously won. I often think that investors employ that same kind of “last war” thinking.

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September 20, 2007

Council of Islamic Organizations of Michigan (CIOM) Reorganizes After Achieving 501(c)(3) Status

Warren–September 17–The Council of Islamic Organizations of Michigan (CIOM) sponsored an iftar this past Monday at the Islamic Organization of North America on Ryan Road in Warren.

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September 20, 2007

Community News (V9-I39)

Chicago IL faith communities address post-911 discrimination / Chicago cabbies ticketed for using city prayer-booth at airport / Metro DC-Malaysian Fulbright scholar visits Montgomery County / Fayetteville AK interfaith support for Jewish temple / Manchester CT mosque proposed / Hawaii mosque plan questioned / Katy TX Muslim American Society (MAS) campaign to defend Islam’s name /

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September 20, 2007

Iman Academy S.W. Begins New Year With A Face Lift

Before returning to Iman Academy Southwest after a long summer break, students heard rumors about upcoming changes, undergoing changes, new teachers, etc. So, how much is true? How much really has changed?

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September 20, 2007

Building Bridges of Trust with Sudan

Peter Everington, who received Sudan’s highest decoration for his services to education, testified to numerous acts of solidarity between the Sudanese and British people at a Greencoat Forum in London, writes Altaf Mohammed Abid.

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September 20, 2007