9-27

Scientists Warn of Dire Warming Threat in Asia

RISING temperatures are expected to have a huge impact on the health of people in the Asia-Pacific region, causing spikes in everything from dengue fever to food poisoning, scientists said yesterday.

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July 5, 2007

CIA Family Jewels

703 pages of old operations, direct from the CIA.

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July 2, 2007

Melding Muslims?

“Fortunately in America there is more chance to be integrated,” he said, but “a pro-active engagement makes a lot of sense….”

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June 28, 2007

Adhan in Egypt

Cairo–The Ministry of Religious Endowments and the People’s Assembly Religion Committee are at loggerheads over plans to unify the call to prayer, reports Abeer Anwar

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June 28, 2007

Gaza & Hamas

While temporary security in Gaza might have been restored under the control of Hamas, the economic conditions continue to deteriorate and the future for all and sundry remains under threat, writes Saleh Al-Naami in Gaza

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June 28, 2007

Pakistani American Wins GOP Nomination: VA State Assembly Election

An upcoming Pakistani American leader, Faisal Gill, has won Republican party’s nomination to run for a House of Delegates seat from Virginia Assembly’s 51st district. An attorney and a former Department of Homeland Security official, Gill was declared…

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June 28, 2007

Basmati Rice Fraud in U.S. Markets–Exposed

NEW YORK: In a major case of ‘Food Fraud’, more than 30 percent of the ‘Basmati Rice’ sold in the retail markets of the US and Canada has been found to be adulterated with inferior quality grains.

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June 28, 2007

Pres. Bush Seeks Permanent Military Bases in Iraq

White House spokesman Tony Snow recently confirmed that Pres. Bush favors a “Korean model” for Iraq in which Washington would provide “a security presence” and serve as a “force of stability [for] a long time.”

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June 28, 2007

Palestinian Issue: Concern Voiced In India

NEW DELHI–The Palestinian problem as of now is not limited to Palestinians living perpetually under war clouds. It extends to their being deprived of the right to live normally within their own territory. Without a region that they can call their own…

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June 28, 2007

Darfur and the Sudan ‘Hustle’

Askia Muhammad of the Washington Informer questions the real motivations behind Western observers’ interest in Darfur.

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June 28, 2007

Real Returns

… “This evidence seems to prove itself again and again, over long time periods — and even during the best bull markets of the recent past. Don’t let promoters’ claims fool you into thinking that the stock market offers the easy road to riches. It does not — even in the best of times.”

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June 28, 2007

SE Michigan (V9-I27)

Low turnout for Dearborn Heights City Council candidate forum / Metro Detroit mosques to house mini Jewish libraries / Local powerful organizations ACCESS & NNAAC visit Capitol Hill DC / Blue Cross Blue Shield CEO meets Arab community representatives from ACCESS / ACCESS services for the elderly

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June 28, 2007

Community News (V9-I27)

Hoover AL Muslim center faces opposition / Takin’ it to the Streets festival Chicago IL / Annual Muslim conference coming in Dallas TX / Bohra community Chicago celebrates their leader’s birthday / Dr. Nasrullah Khan distinguished professor Chicago’s Truman College

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June 28, 2007

30 Days in Afghanistan–Arrival

Afghani owned, the Kam Air flight left Dubai, and is touching ground in Kabul in less than 3 hours. The Boeing 737 dips under the mountain range, and the pilot circles the plane to position for landing at Afghanistan’s Kabul Airport.

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June 28, 2007

International Urdu Conference held in Chicago

“Urdu is a language of unity and brotherhood and negates the theory of clash of civilizations. Efforts should be made to propagate its message of amity and inclusiveness in order to defeat the divisive forces,” said renowned critic, linguist and Urdu scholar Dr. Gopi Chand Narang. He was speaking at the inaugural session…

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June 28, 2007

Well-Educated Immigrants Powered U.S. Tech Boom: Study

The wave of immigrants who energized the high tech sector from 1995 to 2005 were well-educated and came to the United States mainly for further education and employment, not to launch new start-ups, according to a recently-released study.

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June 28, 2007

Norman Mineta Confirms That Dick Cheney Ordered Stand Down on 9/11

See this video on our website. Former Transportation Secretary Disputes 9/11 Commission Report Timetable for Dick Cheney and Reveals Lynn Cheney Was Also in PEOC Bunker Before Attack Former Transportation Secretary Norman Mineta answered questions from members of 9/11 Truth Seattle.org about his testimony before the 9/11 Commission report. Mineta says Vice President Cheney was […]

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June 28, 2007

Basra Problems Bode Ill for U.S. Iraq Strategy – Report

BAGHDAD (Reuters) – Violence and infighting among Shi’ites in Basra are a warning that a last ditch U.S. plan to improve security in Iraq is badly flawed, a think-tank said in a report.

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June 28, 2007