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Why the Charlie Hebdo Attack Is Not About Images or Free Speech

Husein Rashid’s opinion

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January 15, 2015

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: Islam Isn’t About Murder

“It’s not what Islam is about.” That was the clear opinion given by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, one of America’s most decorated athletes, on the deadly attack on Charlie Hebdo satirical weekly.

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January 15, 2015

MPA Majid Zahoor Visits Houston

“It is a changed, and when anyone will enter Pakistan three to five years from now, it will be a positively transformed Pakistan.” Honorable MPA Majid Zahoor.

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January 15, 2015

Community News 17-3

community news 17-3

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January 15, 2015

Ohio Man Arrested Planning Attack on U.S. Capitol

By Julia Edwards WASHINGTON (Reuters) – An Ohio man claiming sympathy with Islamic State militants was arrested and charged on Wednesday in connection with a plot to attack the U.S. Capitol with guns and bombs, court documents disclosed. Christopher Cornell, 20, of Cincinnati researched the construction of pipe bombs, purchased a semi-automatic rifle and 600 […]

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January 15, 2015

City of LA Pays Tribute to Dr. Maher Hathout

Since the death of Dr. Maher Hathout on January 2nd, countless tributes from individuals and organizations have been offered in his memory…

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January 15, 2015

Duke University Allows Friday Adhan

Starting from next Friday, Muslim students at Duke University in the US eastern state of North Carolina will be allowed to raise adhan or call to prayer on a weekly basis for Jumu`ah prayer (Friday congregational Prayer).

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January 15, 2015

Gulf Markets Edge Up as Oil Link Weakens

Gulf stock markets were volatile on Tuesday as oil prices hit new lows, but most bourses eventually edged up on the back of positive corporate announcements and expectations, continuing a trend towards partially decoupling from oil.

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January 15, 2015

How Do We Talk About Islam After Charlie Hebdo?

So here we go again—militants acting in the name of Islam go on a murderous rampage.

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January 15, 2015

Worshipping While Flawed

Say: “O my Servants who have transgressed against their souls! Despair not of the Mercy of Allah: for Allah forgives all sins: for He is Oft-Forgiving, Most Merciful. (Quran 39:53)

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January 15, 2015

Rumi Followers Fight to Keep Turks From Cashing In On Mystic’s Legacy

Each Sunday, visitors line up outside of the old Sufi lodge, now a museum, in Turkey’s tourist-filled Galata district, informational pamphlets, cameras and $20 tickets in hand.

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January 15, 2015

German Muslims Rally for Tolerance Amid Rising Anti-Muslim Protests

After the terrorist attacks in France, German Muslims staged their own demonstration Tuesday (Jan. 13) to say loud and clear: not in my name.

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January 15, 2015

I Am Not Your Enemy

To me, this divide (and the arguments that brought us here) is a distraction from what we should be focused upon.

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January 15, 2015

A Muslim Cartoonist on Lessons From the Charlie Hebdo Massacre

As a political cartoonist who happens to be both American and Muslim, I often find myself at the intersection of media curiosity: Muslim, with all the stereotypical notions attached to that, but also a freedom-loving artist and a humorist.

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January 15, 2015

Murdoch and Fox News Face Social Media Mockery

Media behemoth Rupert Murdoch and his Fox News network found themselves on the receiving end of an outraged and acerbic Twitter campaign this week.

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January 15, 2015

Facing A Gender Segregated Upbringing As A Female, Muslim Medical Student

To this day, my mother thinks that the cadaver I dissected in anatomy lab was a female. The thought of telling her that I learned my anatomy from regularly studying a naked male corpse doesn’t seem like something she would want to hear.

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January 15, 2015

Photo Gallery at Idaho State University Illustrates Muslim-American life

The term “Muslim” is not synonymous with “terrorist.”

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January 15, 2015

After Charlie Hebdo Massacre, Muslims Must Reject Violence, and Governments Must Correct Course

For New Yorkers like me, whose mosque was just blocks from the World Trade Center on 9/11, the terrorist attack in Paris this week brought back shuddering memories.

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January 15, 2015

Utah Mosque to Offer Islam 101

Utah Islamic Center is offering an Islam 101 course aimed at Muslims who might not be well versed in the tenets of their faith.

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