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Rabbi: Muslims Have Sheltered Jewish People

Rabbi Gottlieb, one of (according to the Tehran Times) the first ten women rabbis in the history of Judaism, on May 10 visited the offices of the Tehran Times and the Mehr News Agency, heading a delegation of 21 peace activists from the United States.

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June 5, 2008

Terror Suspects on Prison Ships?

The United States is operating “floating prisons” to house those arrested in its war on terror, according to human rights lawyers, who claim there has been an attempt to conceal the numbers and whereabouts of detainees.

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June 5, 2008

Water Wars In The West Bank

That the next war will be about water is a commonly expressed sentiment in Palestine. This may not be the case – there are many other reasons for conflict here – but the unequal division of this life source could well provide the spark for the next eruption.

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June 5, 2008

Mohammed Omer Wins Martha Gellhorn Award

The 2008 Martha Gellhorn Prize for Journalism has been awarded to Washington Report correspondent Mohammed Omer, author of the monthly feature, “Gaza on the Ground.”

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June 5, 2008

Electricity Crisis in Pakistan

The problem with our nation is that we expect our government or our officials to do everything for us. We do not take responsibility for our own selves.

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June 5, 2008

Indian Muslims Denounce Terrorism In All Forms

The highlight of the mammoth “Anti-Terrorism Global Peace Conference” organized by JUH at Ram Lila ground was the issuance of a fatwa against terrorism. Issued by leading Islamic Seminary Darul Uloom (Deoband, Uttar Pradesh),

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June 5, 2008

Iraqis claim Marines are pushing Christianity in Fallujah

Now residents of the city are abuzz that some Americans whom they consider occupiers are also acting as Christian missionaries. Residents said some Marines at the western entrance to their city have been passing out the coins for two days in what they call a “humiliating” attempt to convert them to Christianity.

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June 5, 2008

The Irony of Hijrah

I came to Kuwait almost 12 years ago… with the illusion that life in Kuwait would be better than it was in my own native America, which to me was full of addictions to vices and promiscuity…

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June 5, 2008

Use Spirituality to Unlock the Giant in You

So it’s not about what you call yourself that counts – it’s how you live.

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June 5, 2008

Election 2008 and Muslims

[O}ur voice in electoral politics as a community and as an effective component of the American pluralism is missing. The blame is not on political parties or their representatives. We ourselves are responsible for this situation.

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June 5, 2008

ACCESS Fundraiser

Eminent leaders gathered last Thursday to honor and award professionals in the Dearborn community at Byblos Banquet Center.

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June 5, 2008

AMPEC Holds Successful Political Forum

Warren–May 31–It is the rare community event that passes on genuine skills and how-to knowledge. But such an event was AMPEC’s successful political how-to meeting …

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June 5, 2008

Community News (V10-I24)

Everett WA Islamic Center faces problems / Laurel MD Islamic Center addresses parking issues / Montgomery MD Rais Khan gets county scholarship / Interfaith group blasts Dunkin Donuts on Rachel Ray commercial backdown

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June 5, 2008

IMC-USA National Convention a Huge Success; “Idea of India ” Theme Grips Audience

Tarun Tejpal addressed the need to move away from politics of difference and back to politics of ideas.

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June 5, 2008

Houstonian Corner (V10-I24)

Oasis Seniors and Medical Campus Inauguration / Developments in Literacy Houston

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June 5, 2008

Obama Vows to Stop Iran from Having Nuclear Arms

Barack Obama said on Wednesday Iran posed a serious threat in the Middle East and vowed to stop it from acquiring a nuclear weapon.

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June 5, 2008

Women View Clinton Withdrawal with Sorrow, Pride

CINCINNATI (Reuters) – The win by Barack Obama over Hillary Clinton in the race for the Democratic presidential nomination has left American women both sad and elated –

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June 5, 2008

Sami al-Hajj

To Sami Al-Hajj, life has become like a dream…

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June 5, 2008

How Did You Convert to Islam

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June 4, 2008