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Brunei Princess Weds in Lavish Ceremony

By VINCENT THIAN, Associated Press Writer Sun Jun 10, 3:22 PM ET BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Brunei – A two-week lavish wedding celebration for the daughter of Brunei’s sultan — one of the world’s richest men — culminated Sunday in a ceremony steeped in the royal tradition of this tiny, oil-rich nation. ADVERTISEMENT Princess Majeedah Nuurul […]

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June 14, 2007

“President Bush Driven by Fanatic Ideology” Says Candidate Hillary Clinton

By TMO Staff Writer Speaking to a select group of people that included delegates from the Pakistani American Muslim community at Fishbone’s of Detroit, Mrs. Hillary Clinton, Democratic presidential candidate, said “President Bush is driven by a fanatic ideology and that is why he is not prepared to listen to anyone on Iraq.” She continued, […]

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June 14, 2007

The Divine Throne: An Examination of Ayatul Kursiyy (2:255)

By Imam Shamsuddin Waheed “Allah! Nothing deserves worship except He, the Self-Subsisting, Eternal. Slumber does not overtake him, neither does sleep. To Him belongs what is in the Heavens and what is in the Earth. Who possesses abilities of intercession, except by His permission? He knows what is between them, and what is behind them. […]

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June 14, 2007

Imam Ali Siddiqui

By Susan Schwartz, Muslim Media News Service (MMNS) One of the most active, dedicated and effective Muslims in California is Imam Ali Siddiqui of Corona. Imam Siddiqui, who has immersed himself in the “liberation philosophy” of Islam, will be a familiar name to those who know interfaith work, the struggle for economic justice and the […]

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June 14, 2007

New Laws against Electronic Media in Pakistan

By Mahvish Akhtar, Muslim Media News Service (MMNS) Monday June 4th, 2007—The President of Pakistan, General Pervez Musharraf, imposed restrictions on the electronic media of Pakistan. The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Amendment (PEMBRA) Ordinance (2007), issued just two days before the commencement of a National Assembly session, empowers the PEMRA, which is controlled by […]

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June 14, 2007

Tension Prevails in Rajasthan

By Nilofar Suhrawardy, Muslim Media News Service (MMNS) NEW DELHI–The degree to which domestic peace and security can be held to ransom in India has been exposed by the week-long caste-war in Rajasthan, which left at least 25 deaths and losses of around Rs 120 billion to the state’s economy. Though tension over Gujjars’ demand […]

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June 14, 2007

Let ALLAH “See” for Us

By Imam Abdullah El-Amin 1. Alif Lam Min 2. 2. This is the Book; in it is guidance sure, without doubt, to those who fear ALLAH; 3. Who believe in the Unseen, are steadfast in prayer, and spend out of what We have provided for them; 4. And who believe in the Revelation sent to […]

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June 14, 2007

Let Torture Into Court

Courtesy Jonathan Hafetz, Legal Times Should federal courts hear claims alleging torture by U.S. officials? They should indeed. Denying a federal forum for torture claims does not merely undermine the United States’ commitment to a universally condemned practice. It also weakens the institutional role of the courts as a check on executive power and tarnishes […]

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June 14, 2007

A Point of Interest

By Bob Wood, Muslim Media News Service As the first full week of June ends, we notice sudden concern in the markets about interest rates. Short- and long-term rates are rising, due partly to rate hikes by foreign central banks. Those bankers seem more worried about inflation than our domestic central bankers. Someone has to […]

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June 14, 2007

SE Michigan (V9-I25)

Girls-Only Beach Campout Arranged by IIK Dearborn–June 10–Happy girls from IIK’s girls’ program just returned from an isolated sandy idyllic beach in Western Michigan this past weekend. For many of the girls, this was their very first experience of sleeping outside of their parents’ own homes. Explained Hajja Khalida Beydoun, Public Relations Director of the […]

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June 14, 2007

Pakistan & USA

Yes, an extension of Al-Qaeda has come down from Islamabad’s mountains. The upcoming three to four months are crucial for Pakistan’s long-term future. “A change in governmental form is necessary!” Democratic elections are needed, but that probably will not happen any time soon.

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June 14, 2007