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The Plague of the Witch Doctors

“Here we are yet again in the midst of another ‘global economic crisis’,” says financial analyst, Nicholas Vardy, editor of The Global Guru. Vardy is not reporting, but mocking. For he is one of the establishment cheerleaders

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March 6, 2008

The Killing of Imad Moughniya

Imad Moughniya’s death, like his life, will remain shrouded in mystery and secrecy, but what few things we can learn for certain about this person’s life we already have. First, the image of the man created in the Western media, especially the US corporate media with its typically superficial, and simplistic “good vs bad” story lines should be dismissed as a largely fictional account.

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March 3, 2008

Holy Cities to Get High-Speed Train Link

RIYADH (AFP) – Saudi King Abdullah on Wednesday gave the green light for a high-speed rail link between Islam’s holy cities of Mecca and Medina via the commercial hub of Jeddah, the official SPA news agency reported.

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March 3, 2008

Bangladesh Bank Aims to Help US Customers

Bangladesh’s Grameen Bank has made its first loans in New York in an attempt to bring its pioneering microfinance techniques to the tens of millions of people in the world’s richest country who have no bank account.

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March 3, 2008

Dr. Fazlur Rahman Khan honored in a series of lectures

World-renowned structural engineer, Dr. Fazlur Rahman Khan, best known for his work on the Sears Tower, was honored in the first of a series of three lectures Friday in Sinclair Laboratory at Lehigh University, the Brown and White newspaper reported.

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March 3, 2008

Jodhaa Akbar – Only A Movie

NEW DELHI – Controversy raised over alleged distortion of history by the Bollywood movie Jodhaa Akbar has in its own way also exposed the degree to which the film culture can be abused by non-filmi entities for their own interests.

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March 3, 2008

Editorial, Welcome to Human-Machine Civilization

We are on the brink of advances that, many argue, will change the face of the world, in a dramatic fashion, unknown and unseen by anything in the past. We thought the computer was…

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March 3, 2008

Economic Stimulus Letters Reach Michigan Mailboxes in March

DETROIT — More than 4.6 million Michigan households will begin receiving Internal Revenue Service letters next week reminding them to file a 2007 tax return in order to receive a 2008 economic stimulus payment.

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March 3, 2008

Michiganders React to Turkey’s Kurdish Incursion

“This is the fourth day of this ground operation, and there have been some determined targets, and the operation is going as planned,” explained Mr. Fatih Yildiz of the Turkish Embassy in Washington. “Our sole target is the PKK terrorists—we are taking the utmost care so no civilians are hurt, we made it very sure from the very beginning.”

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February 28, 2008

Community News (V10-I10)

Tampa FL funeral for Muslim military pilot / Harvard U. accomodates Muslim women students at gym / Chicago IL teacher Samina Khan finalist for Golden Apple Awards / Rochester MN mosque holds open house / Lorain OH Imam Paul Hasan wages war against violence /

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February 28, 2008

Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Returned From Historic 2008 Pakistani Parliamentary Elections

Rep. Sheila Jackson-Lee (D-TX-18th) discusses the recent Pakistani elections which handed a major defeat to President Pervez Musharraf.

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February 28, 2008

McCain, 71, Faces Age Questions in White House Bid

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – At 71, leading Republican presidential contender John McCain must convince voters that despite his age he is up to the rigors of what is often called the world’s toughest job.

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February 28, 2008

Democrats Focus on War Costs to Defeat McCain

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democratic grass roots organizations on Monday launched a $20 million campaign to defeat Republican John McCain in the 2008 U.S. presidential election by focusing their attention on rising costs of the Iraq war.

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February 28, 2008

Muslim Alliance in North America (MANA)

Group headed by Imam Siraj Wahaj kicks off SHARE Center concept in Detroit, Michigan

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February 28, 2008

Saudi Scholars Back Women Drivers

Saudi Arabia’s strict Islamic code still prevents women from driving, but…

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February 28, 2008

For Muslim Students, a Debate on Inclusion

Amir Mertaban vividly recalls sitting at his university’s recruitment table for the Muslim Students Association a few years ago when an attractive undergraduate flounced up in a decidedly un-Islamic miniskirt, saying “Salamu aleykum,” or “Peace be upon you,” a standard Arabic greeting, and asked to sign up.

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February 28, 2008

Crescent Academy International Fundraising Event: New Leadership

Crescent Academy fundraiser

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February 28, 2008

The Pakistani Elections

Although there were irregularities, overall the elections were fair. The proof of this is that the “King’s” Party (Musharraf’s) did not win the Parliamentary elections for good or ill.

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February 28, 2008