Volume 16

The Line Between Man & God

There is a line separating man from God that should never be crossed. For when it is, hell breaks loose. We witnessed hell this week in Pakistan.

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December 18, 2014

A Millennial Perspective on Interfaith Marriage

When Unchurched Meets Unmosqued By Frank Fredericks Editor’s Note: Frank Fredericks is the founder of World Faith, a global interfaith development organization, and Mean Communications, a digital strategy firm. This article originally appeared in the blog, “On Being Both” and is reprinted here with permission. The views expressed here are soley those of the author. […]

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December 18, 2014

6 Reasons Lower Oil Prices Won’t Stop Solar, Wind and Electric Cars

the green power revolution

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December 18, 2014

Pakistani Pupils Recall Narrow Escapes, Carnage in Taliban Slaughter

In an instant, the peace was shattered – gunfire, smoke and dead bodies strewn across the school’s halls and corridors, with crazed militants rushing from room to room shooting randomly at pupils and adults…

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December 18, 2014

Islamic Banks Grow but May Miss out on Global Footprint: Study

Islamic banking is growing faster than its conventional counterpart but is focused in a few core markets and risks missing an opportunity to build a global footprint, the EY consultancy said in a report on Tuesday…

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December 18, 2014

Sydney Siege Sparks “I’ll Ride with You” Campaign for Worried Muslims

Inspired by the Twitter hashtag “I’ll ride with you”, some commuters heading into the city for work on Tuesday gave their support to Muslims who might feel vulnerable amid concerns about a blowback after the hostage drama…

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December 18, 2014

“Let’s Be Honest” MPAC Hosts Panel on ‘Taboos’ In American Muslim Community

The Muslim Public Affairs Council (MPAC) held its 14th annual convention last Saturday, featuring a panel titled, Lets be Honest: Tackling Taboos in the American Muslim Community.

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December 18, 2014

Rabbi David Saperstein Confirmed: US Ambassador for Religious Freedom

The Senate has confirmed Rabbi David Saperstein as the State Department’s ambassador-at-large for international religious freedom

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December 18, 2014

Righteous Anger: Turning Grievances Into Meaningful Action

I woke up to the tragic news of the Peshawar school attack, which claimed the lives of 132 innocent children at the hands of seven Taliban cowards. Since then I have experienced many emotions and moods: disbelief, confusion, grief, denial. Today, one of these has settled and will guide my reaction in every tomorrow: anger…

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December 18, 2014

Pakistan Rocked by Worst Terrorist Attack in 10 Years

The Pakistani Taliban killed 132 students and nine school staff in what is being widely described as the worst terrorist attack in the Muslim state in a decade.

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December 18, 2014

Kerry Urges Flexibility in War Powers Against ‘Islamic State’

Any congressional authorization of U.S. military force against Islamic State should be flexible and not limit the fight to Iraq and Syria, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Tuesday.

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December 11, 2014

Chechens Loyal to Russia Fight Alongside East Ukraine Rebels

Chechen “Death” unit fighting Ukrainian forces has 300 people…

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December 11, 2014

Britain and Turkey Vow Closer Cooperation on Foreign Fighters

By Jonny Hogg and Tulay Karadeniz People walk past damaged buildings in Aleppo’s al-Shaar district December 10, 2014. REUTERS/Mahmoud Hebbo ANKARA (Reuters) – Britain and Turkey will share more information on foreign fighters among the ranks of Islamic State (IS) in Syria and Iraq to try to prevent them posing a threat when they return […]

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December 11, 2014

Iran Says Has no Information on Alleged Purchase of Nuclear Equipment

ANKARA (Reuters) – Iran’s Atomic Energy Organisation said on Tuesday it had no information about the illicit procurement of equipment for the Arak research reactor as alleged in a report by a U.N. panel of experts and based on a briefing by a member country. The panel, which monitors compliance with the U.N.’s Iran sanctions […]

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December 11, 2014

Menace or Myth, Myanmar Frets over Rohingya Militant Group

By Andrew R.C. Marshall MAUNGDAW, Myanmar (Reuters) – The fence stretches as far as the eye can see, its concrete pillars carrying coils of barbed wire across the mountains and marshes of western Myanmar. Beyond the fence, on the far bank of the Naf River, is a ragged horizon of mangroves: Bangladesh. There, say Myanmar […]

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December 11, 2014

Shaky Grip on Northern Road as Iraq Pushes Advance Against IS

By Dominic Evans TIKRIT, Iraq (Reuters) – From somewhere, a sniper opened fire on the seven battle-scarred Humvees of Iraqi Defence Minister Khaled al-Obeidi’s convoy as they rode on a crater-pocked highway. The convoy’s gunners replied with volleys of fire. The drivers did not stop. Obeidi was proving a point by making his first visit […]

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December 11, 2014

Wudu room opens at Long Island Jewish hospital

wudu room at Long Island hospital

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December 11, 2014

Huda Clinic Fundraiser Celebrates 10th Year

A vital nexus between Michigan’s mosques is the thriving health clinic which just bought a new building across the street from the Muslim Center in downtown Detroit.

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December 11, 2014

Community News V16-I51

Community News volume 16 issue 51

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December 11, 2014

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