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Muslims Discover Ron Paul

The call has gone out to all the Muslim Americans to hurry up and register to vote Republican so that they can vote in the Republican Primary to support Ron Paul, the anti-interventionist, non-isolationist candidate for President of the United States. Muslims are opening their wallets and joining teaparty07.com as well.

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November 21, 2007

Aunt Benazir’s False Promises

Karachi–We Pakistanis live in uncertain times. Emergency rule has been imposed for the 13th time in our short 60-year history. Thousands of lawyers have been arrested, some charged with sedition and treason; the chief justice has been deposed; and a draconian media law — shutting down all private news channels — has been drafted.

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November 21, 2007

Rhodes Scholar–Isra Bhatty

CHICAGO, IL– Isra Bhatty, a University of Chicago graduate and now a law student at Yale University, has been selected as the Rhodes Scholar for 2008.

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November 21, 2007

Making the Muslim Vote Count in ‘08

It is not generally understood by American Muslim electorate that a very small group of voters generally get what they want out of American political system if they know what they want and if they understand how American Democracy works.

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November 21, 2007

Bangladesh Reels from Cyclone

DHAKA–Relief workers and the Bangladesh military on Tuesday reached the last remaining pockets of the country devastated by a cyclone that killed nearly 3,500 people along the Bay of Bengal.

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November 21, 2007

Neocon Accused of Misquoting Iran’s Leader to Push Case for Invasion

One of the country’s most prominent neoconservative pundits has been accused of using a fabricated quote from Iran’s supreme religious leader in pushing his argument that a US invasion is the only recourse to deter that country’s nuclear ambitions…
Norman Podhoretz is among the most vocal in urging President Bush to bomb Iran, and he has predicted the president will launch an attack before his term is up…

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November 21, 2007

Indo-US Nuclear Deal, No Breakthrough

NEW DELHI – The so-called “breakthrough” is green signal given by the Left bloc to the government approaching the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) for working on India-specific safeguards agreement, regarding the India-United States civilian nuclear deal.

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November 21, 2007

US Army Desertion Rate Up 80 Percent Since 2003

According to the Army, about nine in every 1,000 soldiers deserted in fiscal year 2007, which ended Sept. 30, compared to nearly seven per 1,000 a year earlier. Overall, 4,698 soldiers deserted this year, compared to 3,301 last year…

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November 21, 2007

‘Cocktails’ in Kuwait

When I was a college student I really got a first hand education on the lengths people will go to not only to consume alcohol but to hide it from others as well.

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November 21, 2007

Imran Khan Jailed with 25,000 Innocents

Understandably, the greatest fear of the West has always been that, left to itself, the country would fall into the hands of Islamic extremists, resulting in the doomsday scenario of nukes in the hands of a Pakistani Taliban – a fear that Musharraf has consistently used…

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November 21, 2007

Investments (V9-I48) Safe Havens?

Where are the safe havens for today’s stock market investors?

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November 21, 2007

Muslim Americans Establish Own Schools in US

Dearborn, Michigan–There are some six to eight million Muslims living in the United States and many Muslim children attend public schools. For decades, Muslim families relied on Islamic Sunday schools to teach their children about Islam and Arabic, the language of the holy Koran. But now some Muslim Americans are establishing their own Islamic academies, combining a regular school curriculum with Islamic studies…

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November 21, 2007

SE Michigan (V9-I48)–M.S.F. (Masjid Saad Foundation) Sylvania Campus Grand Opening – Islamophobia or Islamophilia?

“If it’s a dream, please don’t wake me up. Let me enjoy this awhile,” said Dr. Abed Alo, Chairman MSF Board of Trustees in the opening remarks at the grand opening ceremony and open house of the new facility on West Alexis Road, Sylvania, Ohio, on November 10, 2007…

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November 21, 2007

Community News (V9-I48)

Interfaith alliance condemns Tancredo campaign ad / St. Louis Muslims pleased with mosque decision / Sigh of relief among Columbia Missouri Muslims after bomb scare / Lodi CA Muslim community reunited / Winnipeg Manitoba girl blocked from judo event because wearing hijab /

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November 21, 2007

Houstonian Corner (V9-I48)

Zaf Tahir’s results in Houston race / Houston Election 2007 Results at a glance / HISD Bond Issue Passes Close Vote

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November 21, 2007

Pentagon Cover Up: 15,000 or More US Casualties in Iraq

11/17/07 “ICH” — – The Pentagon has been concealing the true number of American casualties in the Iraq War. The real number exceeds 15,000 and CBS News can prove it.

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November 21, 2007

Lebanon: The Next Civil War?

Heaven knows there are plenty of troubles and potential crises in the Middle East, let alone the rest of the world. While many are understandably focused on Iraq, Iran, Pakistan or even Somalia, the tiny, beleaguered country of Lebanon is facing a crisis that could not only tear the country apart but invite intervention from some of its neighbors, not necessarily friendly ones.

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November 21, 2007

OPEC to Leave Dollar?

Nov 18, 2007 18:46 EST–Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said Sunday that OPEC’s members have expressed interest in converting their cash reserves into a currency other than the depreciating U.S. dollar, which he called a “worthless piece of paper.”

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November 21, 2007

Somali Oud

Very cool oud song from Somalia.

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November 20, 2007