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More Traditional Libyan Music (2)

Traditional Libyan Music (2)

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June 23, 2007

From Hiroshima to Iraq, 61 Years of Uranium Wars

“The conduct of secret nuclear wars since 1991, through the use of depleted uranium weaponry by the United States and Great Britain with their allies, has taken place in the Middle East, the former Yugoslavia, Afghanistan and Lebanon. It has been carried out for the express purpose of destroying the public health and mutilating the genetic future of vast populations in oil rich and/or pipeline regions.”

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June 23, 2007

African Americans and Jews Diverge Over Divestment

Howard University recently gave activists calling for the end of America’s financial support for Israel temporary affirmation.

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June 23, 2007

Zaf Tahir Campaign: First Major Fundraiser

Zaf Tahir is running for At-Large Five City of Houston City Council position, and his supporters organized the first big fundraiser for him at the Sugarland Marriott this past week.

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June 23, 2007

Nimco Ahmed Named for Women’s Award

Nimco Ahmed has been named as one of the two “Women to Watch” by the Minnesota Women’s Political Caucus. The award recognized women ages 35 and under and who are working to improve the status of women and deserve recognition as emerging leaders.

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June 23, 2007

Canada’s No-fly List Which Takes Off this Summer Provides False Sense of Security

“Nothing personal sir, but your packages are not allowed on passenger airlines,” said a United Parcel Service customer service agent,

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June 23, 2007

Stage Set For India To Have First Woman President

NEW DELHI- Selected as the winning candidate for becoming India’s 13th President, Pratibha Devisingh Patil is just a step away from becoming the first woman to hold the country’s highest constitutional office.

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June 23, 2007

SE Michigan (V9-I26)

13th Annual Arab American Festival in Dearborn / Girls’ Leadership Graduation at IIK

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June 23, 2007

Community News (V9-I26)

Honest teen returns lost cash / Faith leaders launch push against hunger and poverty / CAIR plans Oklahoma City office / Plans for New Castle NY mosque invite concerns from neighbours / Fort Smith AK City planners deny Islamic school request / Muslims donate food in Rock Island IA / Roundtable participants dismiss Muslim stereotypes in Decatur IL

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June 23, 2007

Houstonian (V9-I26)

Friedman must be aware of the fact that behind the big bundle of complications that is the Middle East, there is a single, unifying, underlying etiology and that is the dispossession of the Palestinians. And if he were as intellectually honest as his long list of honors indicates, he must also…

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June 23, 2007

Muslimah (V9-I26)

This week I would like to continue the topic I wrote about last week and also expand upon it. Last week I wrote about the importance of maintaining a happy married life long after the honeymoon is over.

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June 23, 2007

Iraq Now Ranked Second Among World’s Failed States

Iraq has emerged as the world’s second most unstable country, behind Sudan, more than four years after President George W. Bush ordered the U.S. invasion to topple Saddam Hussein, according to a survey released on Monday.

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June 23, 2007

Denied Legitimacy by Vote, Hamas Wins it by Force

What happened in Gaza has been attributed to the result of a coup d’etat, the spread of radical Islam in the Middle East and, by some, to Al-Qaeda. But none of these theories is correct.
So what went wrong in Gaza?

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June 23, 2007

20,000 Dialogues

20,000 Dialogues is a film-centered dialogue project that brings together Muslims and non-Muslims using films about Islam in America to stimulate discussion and promote understanding…

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June 23, 2007

Rendering Plants: Recycling of Dead Animals and Slaughterhouse Wastes

Huge mass killing in modern slaughterhouses create a big pile of carcasses. Rendering plants are developed to get rid of them and other stuff from various sources. Let’s take a peak at them…

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June 23, 2007