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Rick Perry, by the book

By Ruth Marcus Rick Perry is no George W. Bush. This is not a compliment. Perry’s 2010 Tea Party-steeped manifesto, “Fed Up!,” makes George Bush look like George McGovern. Perry has said he wasn’t planning to run for president when he wrote the book, and it shows: ●The Texas governor floats the notion of repealing […]

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September 8, 2011

My Faith: Rep. Keith Ellison from Catholic to Muslim

By Chris Welch, CNN Minneapolis, Minnesota (CNN) –Prior to 2006, few people even knew that then-Minnesota state legislator Keith Ellison was a Muslim. Because of his English name, he said, no one thought to ask. But five years ago, when he ran for a seat in the United States House of Representatives – a race […]

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September 8, 2011

Astronomer Threatened with Lawsuit for Doubting Eid Moon Sighting

Grand Mufti Sheikh Abdul Aziz bin Abdullah Al-Asheikh in his Friday sermon at Imam Turki bin Abdullah Mosque in Riyadh described those who doubted the moon sighting as “motivated and deviated people with foul mouths.”

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September 8, 2011

10 Years After 9/11

Despite Mistreatment, Muslims Still Loyal to USA

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September 8, 2011

Hazare-Drama, Sangh Parivar’s Support Exposed!

In bits and pieces, the real stories linked with Anna Hazare’s 13-day fast and his supporters’ political background are gradually being revealed.

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September 8, 2011

Palestine Children’s Relief Fund Event

The Palestine Children’s Relief Fund (PCRF) has announced the attendance of two very special guests at this years banquet/fundraiser. The two sisters, Fatema and Hala, ages 10 and 11, were seriously burned in a house fire in Gaza, Palestine.

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September 8, 2011

The Horizontal Expansion

It’s been just over a week since the Holy Month of Ramadan ended, however the effects of the holiday can already be seen on the waistlines of countless denizens of Kuwait.

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September 8, 2011

Tri-City Area (California)

A report from California about a Palestinian

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September 8, 2011

Test of Faith

Last year, Wellesley Middle School students on a field trip were filmed praying in a Roxbury mosque. After being battered by nationwide criticism, why is the public school still determined to stand by its religion curriculum?

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September 8, 2011

What a Difference a Decade Makes: Ten Years of “Homeland Security”

On August 5, 2002, President George Bush declared, “We’re fighting … to secure freedom in the homeland.” Strikingly, he did not use the word “nation,” or “republic,” but instead adopted a term, with its Germanic overtones of blood, roots and loyalty going back generations, for a country that is not the ancestral home of most of its citizens.

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September 8, 2011

Still Painful, September 11 Has Few Rewards for Hollywood

But the thought-provoking films and TV shows that followed, depicting the fiery attacks of September 11, 2001 and their aftermath, have mostly been shunned by American audiences who favored escapist movies and almost-reality TV while wars raged in Iraq and Afghanistan in the decade that followed.

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September 8, 2011

Community News (V13-I37)

Chicago Muslims named to advisory council / SE Idaho Muslims plan mosque / VA settlement for mosque lawsuit

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September 8, 2011

The Fault Line of Fear – a Tectonic Response

We are proposing a third and new response to fear – a Tectonic response to fear- one that connects not separates, one that engages the other and does not alienate, one that empathizes and does not destroy – one that distinguishes us from the animals who are limited to fight or flight.

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September 8, 2011

The Fatal Distraction

Friday brought two numbers that should have everyone in Washington saying, “My God, what have we done?”

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September 8, 2011

Excellent Services Of Masjid-ul Mu’mineen Relief Project

Every year after Eid, Masjid-ul Mu’mineen Relief Project, organizes an impressive and much needed program for the refugees, who have come to Houston from various Muslim countries and distribute Eid Gifts & have nice luncheon for the families.

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September 8, 2011

‘Eidul Fitr, Masjid As-Salam, Dearborn

Eidul Fitr 1432 at Masjid Al-Salam (Dearborn Community Center)

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September 8, 2011

Diouf: College Soccer Player of the Month

Sophomore soccer player Mamadou Doudou Diouf was named the Big East Player of the Week after scoring four goals over the weekend, including a hat trick against Cal.

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September 8, 2011

Nazem Kadri Begins Training Camp

Kadri was the seventh overall selection by the Maple Leafs in the 2009 NHL draft. He has spent the past two seasons shuttling between the parent club and their American Hockey League affiliate the Toronto Marlies.

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September 8, 2011

‘Eidul Fitr, Masjid As-Salam, Dearborn

Eidul Fitr 1432 at Masjid Al-Salam (Dearborn Community Center)

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September 8, 2011

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