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Joseph Tawadros Plays Oud

Joseph Tawadros plays JT Signature Oud built by Faruk Türünz

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November 14, 2007

Exhibition Honors Muslims who Saved Jews from Nazis

November 1, 2007–JERUSALEM: Tears welling in his eyes, an elderly Holocaust survivor on Thursday embraced the son of the Albanian man who saved him from the Nazi death camps, highlighting an event recognizing the little-known role played by European Muslims in helping Jews during World War II…

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November 8, 2007

Saadia Ashraf, Female Football Coach

MONTREAL, CANADA–Saadia Ashraf is the head coach of the flag football team at John Abbot College. She was an integral part of the program in both touch football and tennis until she graduated from John Abbott in Business Administration. She was a nominee for the Jeff Mills Memorial Cup because of her leadership qualities, dedication, integrity and work ethic.

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November 8, 2007

Aa Bael Mujhae Mar

There is a saying in Urdu, the national language of Pakistan, which is: “Aa Bael Mujhae Mar” Meaning Bull Come & Hit Me: I have heard Musharraf has banned satire in Pakistan under this Emergency Rule: This writing of mine may look satirical in places, but it is a serious satire…

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November 8, 2007

A Battle Rages in London Over a Mega-Mosque Plan

November 4, 2007–LONDON—Disputes over mosques have broken out across Europe. Residents from Belgium to France to Germany have expressed unease at minarets competing in the urban landscape with the spires and stones of centuries-old cathedrals.

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November 8, 2007

Homosexuality in the Middle East

The last place one would expect to find homosexuals is in the Middle East. The majority of the countries in this region are Islamic States and, irrespective of whether they are Sunni or Shiite nations, homosexuality is universally condemned as being contrary to the Creation of Allah. The punishment for the offense of homosexuality in many nations in the Middle East, regardless of whether the Sharia Law is implemented in the country or not, is often the death penalty.

Despite the risk of death, homosexuals are…

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November 8, 2007

The Muslim Minority in Macedonia

Barcu Akan Ellis came to U.C. Berkeley to talk about her ancestral Albania a month ago. She is a now a Turk with some Macedonian antecedents, and is one of the best scholars on that country in the world. The challenge to find their freedom in Macedonia has much in common with what Kosova is going through now…

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November 8, 2007

Go Ahead, Start WW III

… And if that message wasnt clear enough, Putin also met privately with Iranian President Ahmadinejad, declaring afterwards in a joint press conference that “Iran is an important regional and global power.” …

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November 8, 2007

Political Storm Over Nuclear Deal

NEW DELHI- The amazing way in which India’s political democracy is being put to test over the much-publicized India-United States civilian nuclear deal has its own significance. Just when it seemed that its main promoters, including Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and President George W. Bush had the going in their favor, the process had to be given a pause.

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November 8, 2007

Musings–Live in Victory

Get rid of negative thinking about yourself and others. We have much more power than a material computer. We have the ability to think differently and push negative thoughts out of our heads and replace them with positive ones. Let us latch on to the instructions of our Lord and use that awesome power to better ourselves and our world.

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November 8, 2007

Whose Interests Is Pakistan Serving?

The initial installment of Musharraf facilitated America’s invasion of Afghanistan, and now re-installing him with sweeping powers is a prelude to a possible US invasion of Iran.

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November 8, 2007

Investments (V9-I46)–Follow the Gold

From time to time I like to go back and look at what I wrote for this space in the past and see how the advice offered would have fared over time. This article first appeared in late January of 2006. I’ll update the performance of the ideas offered on the long side as well as those holdings that I panned then at the end of the article as they appear…

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November 8, 2007

New Cemetery in Town

Farmington—November 7—A new Islamic cemetery has opened in Westland Michigan, owned by Muslims and expressly catering to the differing needs of Muslim families in burying loved ones.

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November 8, 2007

IAGD Monthly Meeting

Rochester Hills—November 3—IAGD had a successful monthly meeting this past Saturday evening which reflected the faith of that community in democracy.

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November 8, 2007

Community News (V9-I46)

Little Mosque on the Prairie DVD / Woodbury CT imam preaches at church / Jersey City NJ Agha Afzal seeks county executive spot / Monticello NY Mosque runs into trouble / Albany NY mosque gets new imam (Imam Abdul Elmi) /

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November 8, 2007

Houstonian Corner (V9-I46)

Houstonian Bangladeshis support flooded homeland / Houston Muslim students shine at knowledge & skills competition

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November 8, 2007

Muslims in Ohio Celebrate 20th Annual Islamic Day

The Islamic Council of Ohio was established in 1986 with the objective of uniting the Muslims in Ohio. There are presently 15 member institutions representing major metropolitian araes of Ohio. Muslim population in Ohio is estimated to me 150,000.

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November 8, 2007

Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm Meets Mosque Leaders

Detroit, MI–One of the great benefits of Muslims uniting and working with each other is the respect we garner from non-Muslims, particularly from the religious and political communities…

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November 8, 2007

Lebanon to UN: Israel Breached Truce Hundreds of Times

Lebanon has accused Israel of nearly 300 encroachments into Lebanese air space since the end of the Second Lebanon War, in violation of United Nations Security Council Resolution 1701, Army Radio reported on Thursday.

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November 8, 2007

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