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Israel and apartheid: a marriage of convenience and military might

Secret documents revealing offer to sell nuclear warheads to South Africa cast fresh light on alliance By Chris McGreal in Washington, guardian.co.uk It’s the relationship that never was. Kept to the shadows, it was shielded behind secret agreements and disinformation that dressed up military cooperation as mining deals. But when the spotlight occasionally flickered over […]

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May 24, 2010

National Geographic Selects Saleem Ali as Explorer

BURLINGTON,VT–The National Geographic Society has selected University of Vermont scientist Saleem Ali as an “Emerging Explorer” for 2010. He will be featured in the June edition of National Geographic magazine.

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May 20, 2010

Decades of Spying

How US Weapons Grade Uranium Was Diverted to Israel

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May 20, 2010

Taliban: the Indistinguishable Enemy

The US-led occupation of Afghanistan has transformed the once-reviled Taliban into freedom fighters for the Pashtun people

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May 20, 2010

Baroness Warsi Brightens up 10 Downing Street

Speaks of the “humbling” moment yesterday as she took her seat at the Government’s top table.

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May 20, 2010

Chasing Halal

… the [halal system in the Middle East] is not foolproof and in some countries has completely broken down. One of the most problematic places for distinguishing between halal and haram food is at western-style grocery stores.

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May 20, 2010

A Massacre of Arabs Masked by a State of National Amnesia

It is an interesting irony that the patients at Kfar Shaul recuperate from such variations on amnesia on the very spot that Israel has sought to erase from its collective memory.

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May 20, 2010

The Valor of the Pen

Despite the fact that many Muslims are actively speaking out against terrorism and violence, scores of Americans are not adequately informed about the proper teachings of Islam.

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May 20, 2010

US More in Alignment with Islamic Values than Many Muslim States: Sheikh Aaidh Al-Qarni

A popular Saudi author and religious scholar has raised some questions about governmental and societal practices across the Arab world and asserts that the United States is more in alignment with many Islamic values than many countries represented as Muslim states.

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May 20, 2010

Richard Russell Snippet

Question — Russell, if you’re so damn smart, then how is it that most of the economists and analysts disagree with you? The fact is that most experts are now bullish on both the economy and the stock market.

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May 20, 2010

Hamady N’Diaye’s Journey to America

Hamady N’Diaye just completed his senior season as the starting center for the Rutgers University basketball team. To top off that accomplishment, he was named the Big East Conference’s Defensive Player of the Year.

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May 20, 2010

Amir Khan, The King of Boxing

Pakistani-British boxer Amir Khan

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May 20, 2010

Gibran Hamdan Goes North of the Border

The American football career of Gibran Hamdan has now taken a new direction: North.

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May 20, 2010

US takes 1,350 Palestinian Refugees

Reporter Patrik Jonsson talks with CSMonitor.com’s Pat Murphy about the US State Department giving asylum to Palestinians living in an Iraqi refugee camp.

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May 20, 2010

Nasheed, Praise for Prophet (s)

Praise for Prophet (s), beautiful mosques

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May 20, 2010

Working Indian Muslim Women: Least Affected By A “Fatwa”

NEW DELHI: The alacrity with which fatwas issued by Indian Muslim clerics gain media coverage, particularly when they are regarding Muslim women, demands an analysis of the issue from several angles. One is whether the media gives coverage to complete “news” regarding fatwas, secondly whether they really have been issued or not, significance of these fatwas for Indian Muslims and socio-political value of the same.

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May 20, 2010

Fake Degrees and Politicians

Former Pakistan National Assembly Member Jamshed Ahmad Dasti resigned in March 2010, because he was accused of presenting a fake Bachelors degree. His resignation came to avoid disqualification because of the forged degree.

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May 20, 2010

NPR’s Dramatic Estimate of Rate of Oil Flow in Gulf of Mexico

The amount of oil spilling into the Gulf of Mexico may be at least 10 times the size of official estimates, according to an exclusive analysis conducted for NPR.

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May 20, 2010

Scholar Abdulaziz Sachedina to Join Emmanuel College

Renowned Scholar Abdulaziz Sachedina to Join Emmanuel College as Distinguished Visiting Professor of Islamic Studies. His Three-Year Appointment is to Begin in July 2011.

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May 20, 2010

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