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Beauty pageant organization gears up for 'Miss World Muslimah' awards

What if a beauty pageant focused more on a candidate's spirituality and moral obligation to society rather than external characteristics? The World Muslimah Foundation set out to establish just that in 2011 with it's first Miss Muslimah competition held in Jakarta, Indonesia .


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Watch A Tortoise Chase Down A Remote-Controlled Truck With ALL ITS MIGHT

Police Fatally Shoot Another Black Male Near Ferguson

This Little Kid Is DEVASTATED When His Dad "Steals" His Ear and Nose

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Latest fatwa authorizes peeping perversion, but only if you put a ring on it

On the heels of an Egyptian Brotherhood supported fatwa reported by India Today Nov. 28, 2013 that ruled that Muslim women swimming in the ocean equates to adultery and deserve to be punished accordingly, the latest Salafist decree has just hit the streets of Cairo.


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Need for dialogue within

MUSLIMS around the world are always put in the limelight when a fellow Muslim from the Arab countries, Africa, or anywhere else do crazy stuff in the name of Islam and the Prophet Muhammad .


Related Topix: Ramadan, Life, Holidays, Opinion

Why is everyone upset about this shed?

IT looks like an ordinary shed. But thousands of residents on the Gold Coast are up in arms about plans to convert it.

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Arab Times

Teenaged Kuwaiti girl admits shooting her mother to death

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 19: A 17-year old Kuwaiti girl intentionally killed her mother inside her house in Adaliya area.


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Daily Mail

Egyptian cleric Usama al-Qawsi permits voyeurism if male's intentions are 'pure'

Peeping Toms who ogle women in their most-intimate bathroom moments need no longer worry about the consequences in the hereafter - at least, according to one surprising spiritual authority.

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National Review Online

Think Progress to Fox News's Roger Ailes: Drop Dead

These cruel, despicable words should drive a red-hot railroad spike into the casket of the notion that liberals are open-minded, tolerant people.

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Daily Kos

National Guard should 'take a knee' in Ferguson

With tensions still running very high in Ferguson, Missouri, Gov. Jay Nixon ordered National Guard units to the area in an effort to restore calm-and confidence-in the community.


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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.


Related Topix: World News, Africa, Egypt, Religion, Muslim Brotherhood, Life, Holidays, Ramadan

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Twin Cities Daily Planet

Twin Cities Saudi woman bridges gap between Islamic and Western worlds through art

Have you seen the tree trunk standing before a corner house where Hague Avenue intersects with Pierce Street north in St. Paul? That elm tree was alive and flourishing for many years, until it succumbed last year to root diseases.

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Debbie Schlussel

What They Didn't Tell You About That Wedding of Israeli Jew to Pali Muslim

You may have seen the Reuters or AFP articles about an Israeli Jewish woman who married a Palestinian Muslim Arab .


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Arrests At Protests Against Israeli Interfaith Wedding

Four far-right Jewish protesters have been arrested at the wedding of a Jewish-born woman who converted to Islam and an Arab Muslim man in Israel.


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An Editorial On Iraq, ISIS & Islam By Dr James Drane

Reading today's newspapers or watching today's TV news may not be very enlightening experiences.

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Cybercast News Service

Rev. Graham on IS: Christians Crucified, Beheaded, Buried Alive, They're - Dying for Their Faith'CNS

Reverend Franklin Graham, head of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association and the international Christian aid group Samaritan's Purse, said Islamic State jihadists are crucifying and beheading Christians in Iraq and Syria - "people are dying for their faith" - and added that he has heard of "incidences where entire families have been buried alive ... (more)

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Belleville News Democrat

Christians in Iraq need attention

The ISIS army in Iraq/Syria is killing innocent people by the thousands. They are beheading Christian women and children with small knives just to enhance the torture and death cry.


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The Times of Israel

Lapid would be 'bothered' if son married a non-Jew

The morning after a controversial wedding between a Muslim man and a Jewish convert to Islam, Finance Minister Yair Lapid said that he is against intermarriage and assimilation.


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Malaysian National News Agency

Multiplied Power Of Communication Sees Proliferation Of False Information On Islam - Zahid

The multiplied power of communication and information sharing which has increased the capabilities of existing technologies, has also seen the proliferation of false information on Islam, said Home Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi.


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Arutz Sheva Israel News

Rabbi Stav: 'Antagonism is not the Way to Combat Intermarriage'

Rabbi David Stav, a prominent religious-Zionist rabbi and head of the Tzohar rabbinic institute, has weighed into the recent controversy over intermarriage in Israel, saying that while the phenomenon is serious and must be combated, protests such as that which occurred yesterday outside a mixed-marriage ceremony were not the way.


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Sun Aug 17, 2014


ISIL pushes female captives to marry

Hundreds of Yazidi women who were captured by Islamic militants during their sweep through the town of Sinjar are being incarcerated at scattered locations across northern Iraq in what increasingly looks like a deliberate attempt to co-opt them into service as the wives of fighters.


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The Telegraph

Sushma for Haj homes in Mecca

New Delhi, Aug. 17: External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj has asked ministry officials to hunt for permanent residences in Mecca to house Indian pilgrims, a move that has enthused sections of the Muslim community otherwise wary of the new government.


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