9-11

Formal Chechen Zikr

Chechen zikr performance

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March 8, 2007

Gaddafi Debates Democracy with Western Scholars

SEBHA, Libya (Reuters) – Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi debated democracy with two Western scholars in the desert on Friday in a move apparently…

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March 8, 2007

Musharraf Vows to Empower Women in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) – President Pervez Musharraf vowed on Thursday to support reforms to empower women in Pakistan’s male-dominated society, but said the ultimate responsibility for change lay with women.

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March 8, 2007

Indonesia cranks up aid and rescue effort after quake

SOLOK, Indonesia (Reuters) – Aid began to flow on Wednesday to survivors of deadly earthquakes in Indonesia’s West Sumatra as rescue teams searched…

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March 8, 2007

Senate Confirms Crocker: Ambassador to Iraq

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Senate on Tuesday confirmed Ryan Crocker, U.S. ambassador to Pakistan, as the new U.S. ambassador to Iraq.

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March 8, 2007

Panel Discussion: Irshad Manji

Detroit–March 1–Controversial speaker Irshad Manji, a frequent guest of anti-Muslim journalistic circles, appeared recently in the Detroit area before a skeptical crowd of local Muslims and others.

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March 8, 2007

Iraqis Are People, Too

02/26/07 “ICH”–After spending two heart wrenching hours listening to two Iraqi gentlemen, one an educator, one a scientist, giving agonizing testimony about what is really going on in Iraq (outside the Green Zone), in Istanbul, I returned to my nearby hotel room and read something from the AP that tore my heart apart even further.

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March 8, 2007

Arab and Iranian Media See Sliver of Hope Amidst Drums of War

SAN FRANCISCO–When Jamal Dajani looks at Arab media these days he can only hear “the drums of war.” Months before Seymour Hersh was writing about contingency plans for a 24-hour strike on Tehran, Arab media says Dajani, director of Middle East Programming for LinkTV, was already bracing…

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March 8, 2007

FIFA Should Have Overruled Quebec on Hijab Ban: Ejected Ottawa Girl’s Mother

MONTREAL (CP) – The mother of an 11-year-old girl is unhappy with the way the rules division of international soccer’s governing body handled the issue of Muslim girls wearing traditional headgear during organized matches.

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March 8, 2007

NATO Launches Major Southern Afghan Offensive

NATO launched its biggest offensive in Afghanistan since the 2001 war on Tuesday, targetting the Taliban and drug lords as hundreds of people rallied in the east against U.S. soldiers killing civilians.

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March 8, 2007

Musings–Start with ALLAH’S Name

Test this out. Start your thoughts and actions with the name of ALLAH and see if you are not empowered to empower yourself. If you haven’t done it, you will be pleasantly surprised.

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March 8, 2007

Now What?

By now, you are probably in the midst of figuring out what recent stock market volatility means for your portfolio — and what you should be doing in response. The Dow’s losing over 400 points in one day tends to have that effect on investors!

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March 8, 2007

SE Michigan (V9-I11)

Girls from traditional families saved by IIK program

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March 8, 2007

Community News North America (V9-I11)

Minneapolis police slurs / ACLU investigates Raleigh NC anti-Muslim proselytizing / Troy NY approves big upstate NY mosque / Bias attack suspected–Maryland mosque / San Antonio police sensitivity training / Goldsboro NC mosque faces opposition / new mosque in Moncton Canada

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March 8, 2007

‘Nemesis: The Last Days of the American Republic’

[As the CIA] developed over time, and as it was made clear to the president, every president since Truman, made clear to them shortly after they were inaugurated, you have at your disposal a private army. It is totally secret. There is no form of oversight.

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March 8, 2007

Americans Have Lost Their Country

The Bush-Cheney regime is America’s first neoconservative regime. In a few short years, the regime has destroyed the Bill of Rights, the separation of powers, the Geneva Conventions, and the remains of America’s moral reputation along with the infrastructures of two Muslim countries and countless thousands of Islamic civilians.

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March 8, 2007

The Case of Ahmid Chaudhry: Justice Still Denied

Readers of The Muslim Observer will be familiar with the case of Ahmid Adnan Chaudry, a young Pakistani graduate student, unjustly convicted for committing a felony as America entered this new century. Ahmid was and remains a victim of Islamophobia, his incarceration a testament to a double standard in the execution of American law.

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March 8, 2007

Indian Election: Wake-Up Call for Congress!

NEW DELHI – Even before the Congress recovered from the setback it suffered recently in Maharashtra civic polls, it has had to suffer electoral reverses in two more states. Electoral results of three states- Punjab, Uttarakhand and Manipur, which went to polls recently – were declared last week (February 27).

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March 8, 2007