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The Water Cycle

The water cycle is the continuous movement of water in and around the Earth.

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December 26, 2013

Second Muslim Spelling Bee

Chicago — Families from all over the United States were converged for the World’s First Muslim Spelling Bee Finals…

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December 26, 2013

Turkish PM, Cleric In War Of Words Over Graft Scandal

A war of words escalated on Monday between Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan and a cleric with powerful influence in the police and judiciary, worsening political turmoil unleashed by a corruption scandal…

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December 26, 2013

Community News (V16-I1)

community news (v16-i1)

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December 26, 2013

Analysis: Domestic Concerns Drive Oman’s Foreign Policy

Traditionally reticent Oman has become unusually assertive in opposing a Saudi plan for Gulf Arab states to close ranks against Iran

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December 26, 2013

France To Maintain A Headscarf Ban Despite Legal Advice

France decided on Monday to maintain a ban on Muslim headscarves for volunteer school monitors despite a warning that it overstepped the law requiring religious neutrality in the public service.

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December 26, 2013

Getting Through the Holiday Season

Meanwhile, Muslims are often not quite sure how to get through the holidays.

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December 26, 2013

Tunisia’s Islamists, Opponents Set Handover Date

A Tunisian boy waves a flag as he runs during a rally in Tunis, December 17, 2013, to mark the third anniversary of the Tunisian revolution. REUTERS/Zoubeir Souissi TUNIS (Reuters) – Tunisia’s ruling Islamists and opposition parties agreed on Monday to finish their handover to a caretaker government by January 14, the third anniversary of […]

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December 26, 2013

Tax Evasion in Pakistan

Reuters in Islamabad Nawaz Sharif, Pakistan’s prime minister, declared that he paid $26,000 in income tax last year. Photograph: T Mughal/EPA Nearly half of Pakistan’s MPs pay no taxes, according to a study that may endanger billions of dollars in IMF and other loans and aid to Pakistan. Cracking down on rampant tax evasion is […]

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December 26, 2013

Bradford Synagogue Saved by city’s Muslims

Faced with closure a year ago, today Bradford’s synagogue’s future is bright, a model of cross-cultural co-operation Zulfi Karim, secretary of Bradford Council of Mosques, and Rabi Rudi Leavor inside Bradford Synagogue. Photograph: Gary Calton It was around this time last year that the trustees of Bradford’s final remaining synagogue faced a tough choice. The […]

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December 26, 2013

Assad’s Secret Lifeline

Assad’s Secret Oil Lifeline: Iraqi Crude From Egypt By Julia Payne Smoke rises from a fire in Adra, east of Damascus, December 23, 2013.  REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh LONDON (Reuters) – The Syrian government of President Bashar al-Assad has received substantial imports of Iraqi crude oil from an Egyptian port in the last nine months, shipping and […]

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December 26, 2013