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3 hrs ago | National Review Online

Tony Blair: Threat of Radical Islam Requires West to Stop Antagonizing Russia and China

The problem of radical Islam is so serious that it demands that the West eschew tensions with Russia and China to confront Islamist terror, Tony Blair said "At the root of the crisis [in the Middle East] lies a radicalized and politicized view of Islam, an ideology that distorts and warps Islam's true message," Blair said.

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4 hrs ago | Free Republic

France: Muslim unfolds prayer carpet in church, reads Qur’anic verses during Easter mass

This is clearly a gesture of supremacism. Imagine the uproar if a Christian had entered a mosque and begun to read from the New Testament and pray Christian prayers.

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9 hrs ago | ChartAttack

Staff Picks: Sza's Z is a smart look back at girlhood

Top Dawg Entertainment's only female member is carefree on her third EP, but don't mistake that for lightweight.

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13 hrs ago | Christianity Today

Interview: Why Muslims Are Becoming the Best Evangelists

After traveling 250,000 miles through Dar al-Islam as Muslims call their world, career missiologist David Garrison came to a startling conclusion: Muslim background believers are leading Muslims to Christ in staggering numbers, but not in the West.

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17 hrs ago | Arutz Sheva Israel News

Islam's Tenuous Connection to Jerusalem

Despite 1,300 years of Muslim Arab rule, Jerusalem was never the capital of an Arab entity, nor was it ever mentioned in the Palestine Liberation Organization's covenant until Israel regained control of East Jerusalem in the Six-Day War of 1967.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

The Huffington Post

A Tale of Brandeis, Islam, Feminism and the Left

There are certain subjects that progressives tend to shy away from for their own ideological reasons.

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Vibe

8 Rap Lyrics That Use Five-Percent Nation Language

It's not hard to miss the humongous Five-Percent Nation pendant that hangs from Jay Z's neck.

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Alabama Live

Jewish scholar lectures on 'How Islam Saved the Jews,' at UAB on April 24

David Wasserstein, a professor of Jewish history at Vanderbilt University, will lecture at UAB on April 24, 2014.

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The Star Online

Spread of MERS in Saudi Arabia accelerates with 17 new cases

Saudi Arabia has discovered another 17 cases of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome , as the total number of confirmed infections of the SARS-like disease has jumped by a third in the kingdom in the past week.

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Nerve News

Jordan summons Israeli ambassador over holy site clash

Jordan summoned the Israeli ambassador here Monday over recent clashes in the al-Aqsa Mosque, the state media reported.

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American Reporter

Brasch Words'Following Orders' is No Defense for Cold-Blooded Murder

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 3, 12:50 p.m. PST -- With some 47 million people living in poverty, 50 million without health insurance, millions jobless and millions more underemployed, President Barak Obama could be less circumspect and more passionate about stimulating our economy.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

Malaysia Chronicle

Will anyone remember YOU after your death?

Two weeks ago was the annual 'All souls' day' for the Chinese. For the last forty years we have been participating in this event.

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OUPblog

A religion reading list from Oxford World's Classics

Religion has provided the world with some of the most influential and important written works ever known.

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KKLA-FM Glendale

Christian Pakistani Killed for Not Converting to Islam

A 22-year-old Christian man was murdered in Pakistan April 16 for not converting to Islam.

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Payvand News of Iran

Iran: President Rohani speaks up for equality in Women's Day speech

One day after Iran's Supreme Leader denounced gender equality as a Western cliche, Iranian President Hassan Rohani stressed the need for gender equality in all strata of the country, adding "the fear of women's presence and their excellence" should not be attributed to Islam and religion.

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Malaysia Chronicle

Making Fools of Islam & Muslims! Now that Karpal is buried, Islamic...

A report of a National Fatwa Council edict against Muslims using the phrase "rest in peace" allegedly issued following Karpal Singh's death is doubly untrue, a Muslim lawyers group said today.

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Al Bawaba

The Research Center for Islamic Legislation and Ethics To Hold...

The Research Center for Islamic Legislation and Ethics , a member of Hamad Bin Khalifa University, is preparing to host a highly specialised three-day 'Education and Ethics' seminar at the prestigious Oxford University in the United Kingdom this week.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

AmericanBankingNews.com

Top Palestinian Cleric Says Israel Threw Stun Grenades Into Al Aqsa; Israel Denies

The most senior Islamic cleric in Jerusalem said on Sunday Israeli police hurled stun grenades into al-Aqsa mosque, Islam's third holiest site, to quell the latest in a string of Palestinian protests at the politically sensitive holy site.

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Malaysia Chronicle

Islamic Extremism Destroys Normal Lives! No school for Deepa's girl

For V. Sharmila, nine, school for the past two weeks has been the closed confines of the house in an undisclosed location where her mother has taken refuge after a custody battle over her two children.

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BrothersJudd Blog

Degrees of Dishonor:

What Muslims and Jews should learn from Brandeis Brandeis' decision to rescind its offer of an honorary degree to former Dutch parliamentarian and women's rights activist Ayaan Hirsi Ali, needs to be seen in that context.

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