Volume 15

Elasticity

In physics, elasticity is the tendency of solid materials to return to their original shape after being deformed.

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December 19, 2013

Scientists Prove Deadly Human MERS Virus Also Infects Camels

By Kate Kelland LONDON (Reuters) – Scientists have proved for the first time that the Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS) virus that has killed 71 people can also infect camels, strengthening suspicions the animals may be a source of the human outbreak. Researchers from the Netherlands and Qatar used gene-sequencing techniques to show that three […]

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December 19, 2013

Saudi Expulsions Leave Broken Dreams In Africa & Asia

More than a million people from across the world – managers, maids, accountants and laborers – have left Saudi Arabia since March, after years or even decades working in the Gulf Arab state, which sustains its own citizens with oil revenues.

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December 19, 2013

Syrian Islamist Rebels To Meet U.S. Officials: Opposition Sources

Syrian rebel commanders from the Islamic Front which seized control of bases belonging to Western-backed rebels last week are due to hold talks with U.S. officials in Turkey in coming days

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December 19, 2013

Aga Khan’s 77th Birthday Celebrations – Khushali Greetings to the Pluralist Icon of the World

Aga Khan

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December 19, 2013

Hakim Joins Jets

Saalim Hakim picked up by Jets

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December 19, 2013

Mundine Stuns Mosely

Australian Muslim boxer Anthony Mundine scored a sixth-round technical knockout over Shane Mosley in their World Boxing Association

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December 19, 2013

Community Service Day at Pakistan Center

Consulate of Pakistan to Arrange Community Service Day at Pakistan Center in Partnership with PAAGH on Second Saturday of the Next Three Months: Welcoming Event for Honorable Afzaal Mahmood at Pakistan Center

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December 19, 2013

From Catholic to Muslim: Congressman Keith Ellison Speaks

“Whatever religion [people] profess and what their religion says to do are often very divergent. People will politicize religion; we see it in every faith, in every religion. We see it with Pat Robertson, in my opinion, and we see it with the Taliban.

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December 19, 2013

Community News (V15-I52)

community news v15-i52

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December 19, 2013

As Yemen Rebuilds, Policy Paralysis Drags On Economy

Abdulkhaleq, a 28-year-old Yemeni who worked illegally in Saudi Arabia for five years, returned to his country last month because of a crackdown by Saudi visa authorities. He aims to leave Yemen again as soon as possible.

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December 19, 2013

Reforms May See Algeria’s Bouteflika Run Again

Eight months after Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika suffered a debilitating stroke, his allies are promoting constitutional changes including a new vice presidency, which may let the ageing independence veteran run for a fourth term…

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December 19, 2013

Is the Peace Process as Frozen as the Weather?

It has been snowing in Jerusalem for the past 3 days. More snow has mounted up than I can remember in my 34 years of living in this city! …

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December 19, 2013

FBI Stalling Todashev Murder Investigations

“To us as family members we have no clue who killed him, who was there, how many… no details… nothing,” Reniya Todashev told TMO.

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December 19, 2013

Syrian Refugees Despair As Europe Closes Door

Yahya Khedr has travelled for more than two years, through five countries and with six forged passports to get his family from the war-ravaged Syrian city of Homs to Europe…

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December 19, 2013

American Studies Association Resolution on Academic Boycott of Israel

… It is resolved that the American Studies Association (ASA) endorses and will honor the call of Palestinian civil society for a boycott of Israeli academic institutions.

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December 19, 2013

US Senate Panel Passes Measure To Aid Egypt

The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee overwhelmingly passed legislation on Wednesday to ease tight U.S. controls on aid to Egypt, which was largely cut off after Egypt’s military ousted President Mohamed Mursi last summer.

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December 19, 2013

Muslim Council of Britain Condemns the Execution of Bangladesh’s Opposition Leader

The Muslim Council of Britain adds its voice in condemning the execution of a Bangladesh opposition leader, Abdul Quader Molla, on Thursday 11 December.

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December 19, 2013

Muslim Public Affairs Council Convention

With Islamophobia rampant in multiple aspects of society, it is refreshing for civil rights activists and humanitarians to celebrate the success of a Muslim organization …

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December 19, 2013

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