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Turkish PM: Wants to Lift Hijab Ban

ANKARA (Reuters) – Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan was quoted in the Financial Times on Wednesday as saying he wanted to lift the ban on the Islamic headscarf in universities as part of a planned constitutional overhaul.

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September 27, 2007

Afghan Civilian Casualties–No Coincidence

If you take the time to read those back-page articles, they all tell you that NATO faces a dilemma: not a moral dilemma — when Westerners kill Afghans, the moral issue does not seem to arise — but a strategic dilemma.

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September 27, 2007

A Bankrupt Ramadan in Gaza

September 18, 2007–The situation is desperate here in Gaza, the coastal strip that is abundant with nothing except human beings.

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September 27, 2007

Interfaith Fast for Peace

Once again the month of Ramadan, the month of fasting is coming with all the blessings and favors from Allah Almighty. Particularly, around Oct 8, we will be looking for the Night of Power that opens the doors of Allah’s mercy, forgiveness and spiritual enhancement, one night that is equal to praying for a thousand months.

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September 27, 2007

Kashmiri Scholar Dr Fai Recovers, Attends OIC Moot at UN Next Week

WASHINGTON D.C: Noted Kashmiri scholar Dr Ghulam Nabi Fai, Executive Director of the Washington-based Kashmiri American Council/Kashmir Center is recovering fast after a neurosurgery and will be able to attend this week’s OIC Kashmir contact group meeting on margins of United Nations General Assembly session in New York.

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September 27, 2007

CA Muslims Sue FBI

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 18 (Xinhua)–Muslims in Southern California sued the FBI on Tuesday, saying the agency has been unresponsive to their Freedom of Information Act requests.

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September 27, 2007

The Arab-Israeli Conflict

Berkeley–This article comes from a panel made up of the Palestinian, Fahed-Abu-Akel; an American Jew, Mitchell Plitnick — from the Jewish Voice for Peace, and Stephen Zunes, an American scholar on the Middle East.

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September 27, 2007

White House in Contempt

A letter to constituents by Congressman John Conyers (D-14th-MI)

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September 27, 2007

AMU In News For Wrong Reasons, Why?

NEW DELHI – Shock waves sent by murder of a student on campus of Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) earlier this month have raised questions about the state of affairs here. Mazhar Naeem (21) was the third student to be murdered on the campus within less than half-a-year…

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September 27, 2007

Merciless Merchants

Ramadan is the most profitable time of year for most merchants in the Middle East. Consumers have no choice but to buy a lot of groceries to feed their families and their Ramadan guests. And there are no such things as coupons or super saver clubs here. Most families get stuck with a very high food bill this blessed month. Clever merchants consistently look for new ways …

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September 27, 2007

Investments (V9-I40)

Recent market turmoil set in motion by the end of the housing bubble and recession fears likely have many investors wondering what should be done with their portfolio allocations. If you’re invested like I am, the answer should be, not much.

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September 27, 2007

Fundraiser at Tawheed Center, Farmington Hills

Farmington Hills–September 22–Construction continues apace at the Tawheed Center in Farmington. The mosque held a fundraiser this past Saturday after iftar at their mosque.

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September 27, 2007

Imam Qazwini of ICA Hosts Interfaith Iftar

Dearborn–September 20–Imam Qazwini of the Islamic Center of America hosted a large and well-attended intra- and interfaith gala iftar this past Thursday.

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September 27, 2007

Community News (V9-I40)

St. Louis MO–filmmaker Zarqa Nawaz gives lecture / Ontario Government appoints Aisha Chaudry and Dr. Shaheen Darani / Auburn University Alabama non-Muslim students fast / Middlebury VT holds “Islam and Politics in a Globalizing World

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September 27, 2007

MAS-Houston Endeavors For the Youth

By Ilyas Choudry, Muslim Media News Service (MMNS) Several hundreds attended the well-organized Annual Ramadan Banquet of the Muslim American Society – Houston Chapter (MAS-Houston) at Hilton West-Chase. The theme of the occasion was: “Building a Foundation for Our Next Generation”. Imam Mahdi Bray of MAS Freedom Foundation especially came from Virginia to attend the […]

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September 27, 2007

Press Release: 9/11 Day of Healing Event for Dallas/Fort Worth

To focus on the need for healing at all levels, the Al-Shifa Clinic (The Healing Place), a free medical and social services clinic sponsored by the Muslim Community Center for Human Services, sponsored an open house and lunch on September 11, 2007, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 7600 Glenview in Richland Hills. The event is also in celebration of Ramadan.

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September 27, 2007