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The Horror of It All

By Geoffrey Cook, TMO August 10th–Crescent City (Calif.)–I repose in this thick chilling fog on the edge of the eastern shore of the Pacific Rim.  I, also, rest within a confusing cloud of war at the western precipice of that continent far in the distance.  I recently received a notice concerning a colleague of a […]

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August 28, 2014

MMCC Rejects Barbaric Killing of James Foley

(Royal Oak, MI – 8/20/14) – The Imams’ Council of the Michigan Muslim Community Council (MMCC) condemns the barbaric execution of American Journalist James Foley

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August 28, 2014

Quebec’s Sana Hassainia Quits Over Mideast Position

Sana Hassainia, the MP for the Montreal-area riding of Verchères—Les Patriotes, is leaving the NDP to sit as an Independent until the next federal election in 2015, citing irreconcilable differences with Tom Mulcair’s leadership style and the party’s position on the conflict in the Middle East.

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August 28, 2014

In Los Angeles: Solidarity Again with Gaza

Hundreds of angry protestors gathered at a pier terminal in the Port of Long Beach, Ca. this past Saturday to protest the arrival of Israeli ship Zim Haifa

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August 28, 2014

Both Sharifs Agree on Solving Things ‘Expeditiously’

Pakistan

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August 28, 2014

UN: Syria Death Toll Tops 190,000

More than 191,000 people were killed in the first three years of Syria’s civil war, a U.N. report said last Friday…

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August 28, 2014

Iranian cleric: Albert Einstein Was Shi’a Muslim

Ayatolla Mahadavi Kani says in a video circulating in social networks that the Jewish scientist found proof to his Theory of Relativity in the ascension of the Prophet Mohammed.

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August 28, 2014

Palestinians Joyous, Welcome Peace

Hamas and Israel agree long-term deal which will ease Israeli blockade of enclave after talks brokered by Egypt.

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August 28, 2014

CIOGC condemns killing of photojournalist James Foley

(CHICAGO, IL – 8/21/14) – The Council of Islamic Organizations of Greater Chicago (CIOGC), representing more than 400,000 Muslims across greater Chicagoland, strongly condemns the barbaric killing of photojournalist James Foley by a group that calls itself the Islamic State (otherwise known as ISIS or ISIL). “Islam teaches that the killing of an innocent person […]

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August 26, 2014

MMCC Press Statement Rejecting ISIS / Islamic State

The Imams’ Council of the Michigan Muslim Community Council

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August 21, 2014

Western Media … It’s Not A Sunni / Shia War

In reality, the majority of Sunni and Shia groups, in many parts of the world, are and has been, coming together to denounce this, and other such terrorist groups and their actions.

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August 21, 2014

Eyeless in Gaza

There can be no real solution for Gaza without a real solution for Palestine. The blockade must end, with serious security concerns of both sides properly addressed

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August 21, 2014

Retooled Hamas Bloodies Israel With Help From Hezbollah

The strike at Israel’s border with Gaza at Nahal Oz, recorded by a crew member and broadcast on the group’s television station,

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August 21, 2014

Anti-Semitism at Sydney Morning Herald? Gaza Cartoon Retracted

By Sydney Smith The Sydney Morning Herald retracted and said it was “wrong” to publish a July 26 cartoon about Gaza that has been called racist. The Sydney Morning Herald apologized for this cartoon today. (Credit: Sydney Morning Herald) In an August 3 editorial, the Sydney Morning Herald admitted the cartoon “invoked an inappropriate element […]

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August 21, 2014

Imran Demands Sharif Resign Thousands March on Islamabad

“I am not going to leave this place until true freedom is achieved for the nation,” Khan said at an Islamabad marketplace. ISLAMABAD (IANS) Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf’s (PTI) chief Imran Khan Saturday demanded Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s resignation. The PM’s office said the demand was absurd. Speaking to thousands of supporters in Islamabad at the end […]

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August 21, 2014

A Brilliant Media Ploy: “They Pulled Me Back In”

By Eric Margolis Smoke rises after an explosion in what witnesses said was an Israeli air strike in Gaza August 20, 2014. Israel launched its Gaza offensive on July 8 in response to a surge of rocket attacks by Gaza’s dominant Hamas. Hamas said that Palestinians would continue confronting Israel until its blockade on the […]

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August 21, 2014

Let My People Go

God’s covenant in the Promised Land was not made with those who pilot F-16 fighter jets that drop 1,000-pound iron fragmentation bombs over the concrete hovels of Gaza.

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August 14, 2014

MMCC Press Release: The ISIS Crisis and the Carnage in Gaza

MMCC condemns Gaza carnage and ISIS movement

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August 14, 2014

The New Iraqi Monster America Helped Make

Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi “was a street thug when we picked him up in 2004,” said an anonymous Pentagon official quoted in the article published Sunday.

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August 14, 2014

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