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Syrian Christian leader warns of impending Islamic State assault

Catholic Sentinel July 27 2014 Syrian Christian leader warns of impending Islamic State assault Catholic News Service NICOSIA, Cyprus -- A prominent Syrian Christian political leader has warned of an impending assault on the northeastern province of Hassake amid reports that thousands of Islamist fighters are preparing to take control of the ... (more)

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

WorthyNews

Revival Breaking Out in Islamic Countries

A revival is taking place in the Islamic world as between two and seven million former Muslims have converted to Christianity, World Magazine reported.

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Catholic World News

Melkite Patriarch urges Christians, Muslims to 'save Islam' from violence

Patriarch Gregory III Laham of Antioch, the leader of the world's Melkite Catholics, has issued an appeal to the Arab world to unite against Islamic extremism.

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Fox News

Catholic League slams Obama: - Do Christian lives mean so little to you?'

The head of the Catholic League issued a scathing criticism at President Obama, posting on his group's website an essay that pointed to all the Christians being beheaded by Muslim terrorists and asking: Doesn't that matter to you? "Christians are being beheaded all over the Middle East because they are Christians, and those carrying out this mass ... (more)

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In-depth Africa

Obama's Muslim Founding Fathers

In his message to Muslims on their holiday Eid al-Fitr, issued Sunday, Barack Obama asserted that "Eid also reminds us of the many achievements and contributions of Muslim Americans to building the very fabric of our nation and strengthening the core of our democracy."

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Free Republic

Ex-Muslim critic of Islam expelled from Norway, faces deportion to Pakistan and death

Firasat has been sent back to Spain, where he faces deportation to Pakistan. In Pakistan, he would certainly be killed.

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Daily Echo

Day of thanksgiving as Muslims mark the end of Ramadan with prayers and feasts

The day of thanksgiving started worldwide with special prayers, children were given gifts and new clothes, money was donated to charity and people travelled far and wide to be with loved ones.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Malaysia Chronicle

Islam Gives Way to Racism: Open secret that some in Pas want to push Malay agenda'

That is how Monash University's political analyst Professor James Chin has described the recently leaked message written by PAS central committee member Mohd Zuhdi Marzuki that the party was pushing for a Malay-Muslim agenda.

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Final Call

Salaam Day Peace Day in South Shore Chicago

"Salaam Day-Peace Day" was a gathering devoted to unity, celebrating youth, promoting peace, combating violence and organizing residents in this South Side neighborhood that boasts access to beaches, access to the city's famed Lakefront, parks, a golf course and excellent transportation.

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Russia Taday

Germany's biggest tabloid under fire for criticizing local Muslims

An opinion article in Germany's biggest tabloid which criticized the country's Muslim community for "honor killings" and "disproportionate criminality" among Muslim youths sparked fierce criticism from adepts of Islam and opposition politicians alike.

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The Star Press

Christians flee Mosul amid threats to convert or die

Meanwhile, in the city of Qaraqosh, 20 miles southeast from Mosul, streets are deserted and countless shops are shut.

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The Daily Beast

Palin TV Will Be Comedy CentralBy Dean Obeidallah

The former half-term governor has started her own subscription-based Internet TV network.

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IcNetwork

Tory AM accused of paying for imams to go to Saudi Arabia as a...

Tory AM accused of paying for imams to go to Saudi Arabia as a 'sweetener' for backing him in Assembly election, court hears Tory Assembly Member Mohammad Asghar paid for two imams and a fellow litigant to go on a pilgrimage to Mecca after they advised mosque members to vote for him in the 2011 Assembly election, a court was told.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Townhall

Islamic Extremists Coming Home to Roost in Middle East

North Korea: The Korean Central News Agency reported that Kim Jong Un personally supervised the military's latest missile-firing drill on 26 July.

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International Business Times

Eid 2014: Facts and History on the Islamic Festival After Ramadan

Eid al-Fitr is a holiday that marks the end of Ramadan, the holy month of fasting in Islam.

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Tri-cityherald.com

France offers asylum to Christians of north Iraq

France's interior and foreign ministers said in a joint statement on Monday that "we are ready, if they wish, to help gain asylum on our soil."

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Tikkun Magazine

Is Blasphemy Punishable by Death in Islam?

"Revile not ye those whom they call upon besides Allah, lest they out of spite revile Allah in their ignorance.

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National Review Online

Spencer Case: Duke's New Director of Islamic Studies Compares Israeli Crimes, Holocaust

Duke Today reported last week that Omid Safi will head the Duke Islamic Studies Center , described as "the university's hub of teaching, learning and research about Islam and Muslim communities."

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News12.com

Bronx Islamic Cultural Center to mark end of Ramadan with Eid celebration

The annual monthlong observance of Ramadan is considered one of the five pillars of Islam, and concludes with Muslims fasting from dawn until sunset.

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Weekday Magazine

Islamic Militants In Iraq Destroy Another Historic Mosque

Islamic State militants have destroyed a nearly 600-year-old mosque in the Iraqi city of Mosul, the latest of several religious sites demolished by the group recently.

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