Politics

12 Officers Charged, Turkey Coup Plot

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Twelve senior Turkish military officers were charged on Wednesday over an alleged plot to topple a government that secularist hardliners fear is pursuing a hidden Islamist agenda.

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February 28, 2010

Obama Picks Special Envoy to World Muslim Group (OIC)

Washington (CNN) – President Barack Obama appointed a special envoy Saturday to the Organization of the Islamic Conference, the 57-nation organization that calls itself the “collective voice of the Muslim world.”

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February 18, 2010

Indore: New Year Spells A New Beginning

INDORE: The New Year spells a major step forward for Indore, a city known as mini-Mumbai of Madhya Pradesh (MP)…

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December 31, 2009

Mordechai Vanunu on Israel’s Nuclear Blackmail

Below is the transcript of an eye-opening interview that took place between peace activist Mordechai Vanunu and talk show host Hesham Tillawi on the television program Current Issues.

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December 24, 2009

Houstonian Corner (V11-I52)

MJ Khan loses Houston Controller election 51% to 49%

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December 17, 2009

Farouk Shami To Vie For Democratic Party Nomination To Run For The Governor Of Texas

History was made this past week, when famous Owner of Farouk Systems (Brand: CHI-USA) Farouk Shami, a Palestinian-American entrepreneur, announced his candidacy for the Democratic Party Nomination to run for the Governor of Texas.

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November 25, 2009

Democrat Joins Gubernatorial race, Says He’ll Spend $10 Million in Primary

Democrat Farouk Shami promises to put up $10 million in Texas Gubernatorial primary

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November 19, 2009

Lobbying in American Politics

Friedemann speaks against the Israel Lobby.

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October 8, 2009

Mohamed Okdie, Candidate for Detroit City Council

Among the three Muslim candidates with sufficient political vitality to pass unscathed through the Detroit City Council Primary is Mr. Mohamed Okdie, who has been a prominent figure in state and local Detroit government…

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October 1, 2009

Salim Ejaz Still Alive in NY Comptroller Race

“Good News!” announced the Salim Ejaz election committee’s press release, “We are on the ballot for general election as an independent candidate.”

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September 24, 2009

Carter Fasts with Gazans

Former US President Jimmy Carter and his wife fasted in solidarity with the people of the Gaza Strip who are living under siege.

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September 10, 2009

President Obama’s 9/9/9 Speech on Healthcare

THE PRESIDENT: Madam Speaker, Vice President Biden, members of Congress, and the American people:

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September 10, 2009

“Healthcare, Yes or No?”

So, my friends, what were we thinking? Did we really think that extending health care coverage to all Americans would be easy?

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September 3, 2009

Imam El-Amin Upbeat After Loss in Detroit City Council Primary

Detroit–August 5–Imam El-Amin of the Muslim Unity Center appears largely unfazed by the setback of not winning the primary for the Detroit City Council.

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August 6, 2009

Convincing the Soul of the Muslim world: A New Drive for ‘Common Sense’

It has taken a long bloody history to convince many parts of humanity that it is only through constructive engagements and integrated efforts– and not through wars, conflicts and exploiting others – that a win-win situation is possible in human affairs.

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July 23, 2009

The CIOGC Trip to the Illinois Capitol: The Senate Floor

This day I was blessed and allowed the privilege of shadowing a senator and being a page on Muslim Action Day.

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July 23, 2009

Modern DC Corruption … from “the select few”

Only occasionally – and usually only because someone high up stumbles – do we get a glimpse of just how pervasive the corruption has become.

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July 16, 2009

Tick Tock Tick Tock

A Muslim young man explores the world of politics.

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July 16, 2009

TX Muslim Candidate!

As such a M J Khan win in November 2009 elections, will not be merely a personal triumph, but a landmark occasion for all the smaller communities of Houston, where they will proudly see someone most competent from diverse communes, making tough decisions for the betterment of all the Houstonians.

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July 2, 2009

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