History

Japan and the Islamic Response

Northern California, where I lived endured the loss of two harbors — a large inlet for largely pleasure craft in Santa Cruz, and a fishing harbor at Crescent City near the Oregon border.

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March 17, 2011

How Japan Became a Leader in Disaster Preparation

Having survived the quake of 1923, the utter the devastation of World War II and, later, in 1995, the earthquake in Kobe, the country has done more than most when it comes to disaster preparedness.

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March 17, 2011

Mother of a Muslim Patriot: Mohammad Salman Hamdani

My son, Mohammad Salman Hamdani, 23, was a first responder an NYPD Cadet to be killed that day at the WTC and how his noble actions and sacrifice was turned into a story of speculations, based on his Muslim faith, still boils my blood.

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March 17, 2011

Hamza Yusuf: On Libya

Ghaddafi reminds me of Shakespeare’s tyrant, Richard III: conniving, mutant, dark, and absolutely cruel, with no concern for his family, friends, or companions, let alone the people he rules over

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March 17, 2011

Coal

A brown to black combustible rock that originated by accumulation and subsequent physical and chemical alteration of plant material over long periods of time, and that on a moisture-free basis contains no more than 50% mineral matter. The plant debris accumulated in various wet environments, commonly called peat swamps, where dead plants were largely protected […]

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March 10, 2011

Recovering Islam: The American Mainstream News Media & the Middle East (Part 1)

The Tri-lateral “Commission” has no governmental or sub-governmental democratic controls or representation. The decisions and deals made by these powerful men affect almost every man and woman and even nature herself, but they are governed by personal relationships of influential males of regimes, militaries and the large commercial enterprises — not the peoples of this globe or their representatives…

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March 6, 2011

The Lost Diary of Queen Victoria’s Final Companion

Abdul Karim’s writings, hidden by his family until now, throw new light on a close and controversial relationship

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March 6, 2011

Secret Tapes on Aafia Siddiqui

Lawyers Release Explosive, Secretly Recorded Tape

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February 17, 2011

The Lonely King Without a Throne

Crowned as an infant, he now mourns the past in Switzerland; caught in a new nostalgia for the monarchy

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February 10, 2011

Israeli Artists & the Art of Ethnic Cleansing–

Ein Hod: The Sin of Israeli Artists

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December 16, 2010

The Blessed Tree

Miraculous tree

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November 30, 2010

The Failure of the Merkava

The Merkava’s failure

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November 30, 2010

US Intelligence Thwarted Attack on Iran

Military brass convinced Pres. Bush not to attack Iran

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November 24, 2010

Lion of the Desert–Omar Mukhtar (Movie)

full movie, Lion of the Desert

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November 18, 2010

Malcolm X’s Thoughts on His Return from Hajj

Never have I witnessed such sincere hospitality and overwhelming spirit of true brotherhood as is practiced by people of all colors and races here in this Ancient Holy Land, the home of Abraham, Muhammad and all the other Prophets of the Holy Scriptures. For the past week, I have been utterly speechless and spellbound by the graciousness I see displayed all around me by people of all colors.

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November 18, 2010

IAGD Welcomes 30 Mosques Traveler

By Adil James, MMNS Rochester Hills–November 6–IAGD always brings interesting Muslims forward to address its congregation, for example Monem Salam, the protagonist of the movie On a Wing and a Prayer, who spoke at IAGD about Islamic finance, or Professor Juan Cole, or many others–certainly last weekend’s guest was no disappointment even compared to the […]

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November 11, 2010

The Conquest of Istanbul

Great movie–the conquest of Istanbul / Constantinople

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November 1, 2010

Bosnia Buries 775 Srebrenica Massacre Victims

Tens of thousands gathered Sunday in the eastern Bosnian town of Srebrenica to bury hundreds of massacre victims on the 15th anniversary of the worst crime in Europe since the Nazi era.

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July 18, 2010

When Kemal Ataturk Recited Shema Yisrael

“It’s My Secret Prayer, Too,” He Confessed

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June 11, 2010

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