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Xavier University Number One in Placing African American Students into Medical Schools

Xavier University of Louisiana continues its track record of successfully placing more African American students into medical schools each year than any other higher education institution in the country, a distinction that it has maintained since 1993.

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July 21, 2010

Confessions of an Economic Hitman

http://www.megavideo.com/?v=DK9DMORY

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July 20, 2010

Child Cries While Reciting Qur`an—Very Beautiful

Child cries while reciting Qur`an, very powerful

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July 18, 2010

Maqam of Sayyidinal Hussain in Cairo

At the beginning of the 19th century repairs were necessary for the Imam’s tomb so the ruler of Egypt asked the Azhar Imam and Gran Mufti to go down and see what is buried beneath. They both went down and came out shaking. They saw a head wrapped in green silk on a beautifully decorated ebony chair. And two containers made from gold filled with oud oil that made the place smell heavenly. They could not describe the feeling they had down there.

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July 18, 2010

Yusuf Mehdi, Senior VP, Microsoft

Before his current role, Mehdi served as Microsoft’s chief advertising strategist and senior vice president of Strategic Partnerships.

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July 18, 2010

Bosnia Buries 775 Srebrenica Massacre Victims

Tens of thousands gathered Sunday in the eastern Bosnian town of Srebrenica to bury hundreds of massacre victims on the 15th anniversary of the worst crime in Europe since the Nazi era.

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July 18, 2010

Interview with Afeefa Syeed, Senior Advisor at USAID

A Discussion with Afeefa Syeed, Senior Advisor at the U.S. Agency for International Development Middle East and Asia Bureaus

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July 18, 2010

Mike Tyson Ziyara

After leaving the boxing ring, Mike Tyson has now visited the holy Hijaz, and visited holy Mecca and Medina.

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July 18, 2010

Fatwa Issued Over World Cup Annoyance

The World Cup is over, but the annoying buzz of the vuvuzela is undoubtedly still ringing in the ears of scores of soccer fans.

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July 18, 2010

Lawyers from 60 Countries to Sue Israel

“There are a number of lawyers from 60 countries who will take legal steps to sue the attackers of Mavi Marmara,”

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July 18, 2010

Brotherhood and Politics, Consorting!

Mr. Hameeduddin’s election got a lot of publicity. But it seems few in Teaneck took much notice of his religion and ethnic background.

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July 18, 2010

Iraqis, on Cusp of Building Boom, Repair Homes

BAGHDAD, July 14 (Reuters) – Scaffolding is creeping up the walls of bullet-scarred villas across rubble-strewn Baghdad, and gangs of labourers are piling up bricks as growing security allows a mini-construction boom to take hold in Iraq.

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July 18, 2010

At The End of World Cup: Arab Americans Reflect on a Pastime

DEARBORN, Mich–If you drive down to Dearborn’s Warren Avenue around World Cup time, you might not recognize your destination at first sight.

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July 18, 2010

Community News (V12-I29)

Muslim elected to Canadian senate / teen admits to vandalism at Cedar Rapids Iowa Islamic Center / mosque proposal opposed in Tennessee / scholarship for Nuhayl Alruwaili, Nashville TN / Mohammed Hossain gets youth commission award, Linden NJ

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July 18, 2010

Taliban Attacks Kill Eight US Soldiers Within 24 Hours

Eight US soldiers were killed by Taliban attacks within a 24-hour period, highlighting the intensifying insurgency in Afghanistan.

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July 18, 2010

Toronto’s Hidayet Turkoglu Traded to Phoenix Suns

Turkish-American basketballer Hidayet “Hedo” Turkoglu was traded this week from the Toronto Raptors to the Phoenix Suns in exchange for guard Leandro Barbosa and Dwayne Jones.

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July 18, 2010

Soony Saad National High School Boys Soccer Player of the Year

Lebanese-American Soony Saad was recently named the 2009-10 Gatorade National Boys Soccer Player of the Year.

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July 18, 2010

Kashmir Crisis: Kashmiris Want Justice

NEW DELHI/SRINAGAR: Eighteen months ago, when National Conference leader Omar Abdullah stepped in as the 11th and youngest ever Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir (J&K), the stage was said to be set for state heading towards peace and normalcy.

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July 15, 2010

Libyan Gaza-Bound Aid Ship Heads Towards Egypt

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – A Libyan-chartered ship carrying aid for Palestinians set a new course for Egypt on Wednesday after Israel’s navy warned it away from the blockaded Gaza Strip, an Israeli official said.

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July 15, 2010

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