Volume 11

Swiss Vote Betrays Enlightenment Ideals

Swissinfo surveys the headlines in Switzerland Monday morning and finds that the press there universally condemned and expressed dismay at Sunday’s vote.

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December 3, 2009

Mideast Firms Ramp Up in Iraq, Western Firms Trail

BAGHDAD, Nov 30 (Reuters) – While Western firms notch up high-profile energy deals in Iraq, smaller regional firms from Iran to Turkey are quietly building a broader Iraqi presence by pumping billions of dollars into housing and other projects.

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December 3, 2009

Post-’Eid Gathering Fills Rock Financial Showplace

Novi–November 29–Much better than last year. That was the consensus after this year’s mass ‘Eid celebration at the Rock Financial Showplace in Novi.

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December 3, 2009

Community News (V11-I50)

Dr. Omar Ali develops cancer vaccine in Cambridge MA / Saving by cutting back on halal food in Dearborn / Hertz sued for accomodating Muslim employees / Slaughterhouse proposal rejected in Alma, TX

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December 3, 2009

Houstonian Corner (V11-I50)

Helping Hand for Relief and Development Royal Center Houston / Run-off elections

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December 3, 2009

Houstonian Corner (V11-I50)

Helping Hand for Relief and Development Royal Center Houston / Run-off elections

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December 3, 2009

Indo-Azerbaijan Ties With a Filmy & Romantic Touch!

NEW DELHI: Bollywood icons, particularly Raj Kapoor and Nargis, may be viewed as actors of the past by Indian society, they still remain a favorite in Azerbaijan.

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December 3, 2009

Sir Syed Day 2009 in the San Francisco Bay Area

The annual Sir Syed Day 2009 gathering in the San Francisco Bay Area once again brought together south-Asian Alumni of this esteemed university and a rainbow of enthusiasts of the Urdu language at the India Community Center in the city of Milpitas on Saturday November 14th.

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December 3, 2009

Amid All This Chaos

In the midst of all the pandemonium, there are a number of people and organizations who are beyond doubt serving the humanity and making a difference.

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December 3, 2009

Dubai Babylon: The glitz, the Glamour – and Now the Gloom

The Gulf state’s dash for intense economic growth at breakneck speed was a project that was bound to fail. Karen Attwood and Mark Leftly report on an extraordinary tale of success leading to excess

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December 3, 2009

Two Standards of Detention

Inmates compared–an anti-abortion Christian’s prison, compared to an apparently innocent Muslim’s imprisonment

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December 3, 2009

White House to Accept Applications

White House interns

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December 3, 2009

Milk

Nutrition for mammals In almost all mammals, milk is fed to infants through breastfeeding, either directly or by expressing the milk to be stored and consumed later. Some cultures, historically or currently, continue to use breast milk to feed their children until they are 7 years old. Food product for humans In many cultures of […]

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December 3, 2009

His Name Is Muhammad Mustafa (s)

Video: His Name is Muhammad Mustafa (s), nice (mostly English) nasheed.

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November 25, 2009

AMU Alumni Celebrate Sir Syed Day in New York

Sir Syed Ahmed Khan, the founder of Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) was born on October 17, 1817. Sir Syed, the famous 19th century scholar, historian and social reformer spent most of his time on promotion of social, economic and educational conditions of Indian Muslims.

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November 25, 2009

Starvation and Behavior

The findings of the “Minnesota Starvation Experiment” conducted at the close of WWII in contemplation of the recovery of millions of Europeans who during the war had suffered from starvation. This is included here because of how it bears on dieting. Ramadan fasting must affect an individual’s ability to cope with and regulate food intake, which is an added dimension to what was already an interesting experiment.

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November 25, 2009

Hajj Explained

Muslims – wherever they are geographically located — live in continuous connection with the sacred house called the Ka’bah

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November 25, 2009

Journey of a Lifetime

The journey to attend the Hajj pilgrimage is an essential pillar of Islam that all Muslims of means must perform at least once in a lifetime.

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November 25, 2009

Conservative Christians Pray for God to Kill President Obama

That’s not very Christian-like, now is it?

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November 25, 2009

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