Video–Saudi and Indonesia Row

Al Jazeera report on conflict over Indonesian maids in Saudi Arabia

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June 30, 2011

Girl Sues to Wear Hijab at Abercrombie

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – A Muslim woman alleged in a lawsuit filed this week that U.S. retailer Abercrombie & Fitch forbade her from wearing her head scarf while working at a northern California clothing store owned by the company.

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June 30, 2011

“Game Over” for Gaddafi?

(Reuters) – Libya’s Muammar Gaddafi could fall within two to three months, the International Criminal Court’s prosecutor said on Tuesday,

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June 30, 2011

Indo-Pak Talks: Positive Move

NEW DELHI: Notwithstanding the fact that India and Pakistan are still a long way off from settling their disputes over several important issues, including the Kashmir-problem, they must be credited for adopting a cordial diplomatic approach towards each other.

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June 30, 2011

Interview: Omar Offendum, Bilingual MC/Producer

Omar Chakaki, better known by the name Omar Offendum, is Syrian American emcee and producer who was born in Saudi Arabia but was raised in the United States

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June 30, 2011

Iran Fires 14 Missiles in 2nd Day of War Games

TEHRAN (Reuters) – Iran’s Revolutionary Guards tested 14 missiles on Tuesday, the second day of war games intended as a show of strength toward the Islamic Republic’s enemies Israel and the United States.

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June 30, 2011

“Mideast Tunes” Jams for Change

“We work against repression, discrimination and persecution” ~ Mideast Youth

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June 30, 2011

Getting on Board with Peace in Israel

Later this month an American ship, the Audacity of Hope, will leave Greece on a journey to the Gaza Strip to attempt to break Israel’s blockade. It will join an expected nine other ships flying numerous flags and carrying hundreds of passengers from around the world. I will be one of those passengers.

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June 30, 2011

The Unanswered Question in Afghanistan: Why?

America’s long, long war in Afghanistan has drained more than 1,500 precious lives and a trillion dollars from our country. But, finally, this enormous outlay paid off this year with the capture and killing of that al-Qaida demon, Osama bin Laden, who attacked America and was the reason our military went into Afghanistan.

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June 30, 2011

Another Theocracy in the Muslim World

In Israeli parlance, denying the Jewish character of the state is tantamount to the worst of all political felonies: to claim that Israel is a state of all its citizens.

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June 30, 2011

Financial Problems in America

Is America in denial about the extent of its financial problems, and therefore incapable of dealing with the gravest crisis the country has ever faced?

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June 30, 2011

Immigration Forum Thursday

ACCESS Executive Director Hassan Jaber will be one of the featured speakers at an immigration forum beginning at 5:30 p.m. Thursday July 1 at Hope of Detroit Academy. The school, at 4443 North Campbell St., was allegedly staked out earlier this year by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials.

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June 30, 2011

ACCESS Event Supports Victims of Torture and War

Dancing, singing and then drumming rhythms from their homelands, supporters gathered at ACCESS in Sterling Heights last Friday to honor the United Nations’ International Day to Support Victims of Torture.

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June 30, 2011

Community News (V13-I27)

Hamid Khan Soros Justice fellow / Arif Khan curator of Clay Center

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June 30, 2011

Victim of 9/11 Hate Crime wants Governor of Texas to Pardon the Attacker

Rais Bhuiyan, victim of hate attack, asks for compassion, healing, and forgiveness

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June 30, 2011

Basketball News

NBA Muslim news

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June 30, 2011

Bernard Hopkins Honored by State of Pennsylvania

The Pennsylvania State Government honored Philadelphia native Bernard Hopkins at the State Capital yesterday for his recent WBC Light Heavyweight World Championship victory as the oldest fighter in boxing history to win a world title, as reported by BoxingScene.com.

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June 30, 2011

NBA and NHL Draft Results

In last week’s National Hockey League draft, the Ottawa Senators selected Iranian-Swedish center Mika Zibanejad with the number six selection in the first round.

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June 30, 2011

Al-Qaeda Prisoners Escape in Yemen

SANAA (Reuters) – A senior U.S. official pressed the Yemeni government on Wednesday to implement a Gulf Arab initiative calling for President Ali Abdullah Saleh to step down to end months of protest, Yemeni officials said.

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June 30, 2011

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