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A country where liberal journalists risk death

The life of a liberal journalist in Pakistan is not an easy one. Write about someone fighting a blasphemy case, or someone whose faith is considered heresy, and you may very soon find yourself in deep trouble.

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Related Topix: Journalism, World News, Pakistan, Asia, Activism, Religion

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Free Republic

Woman Converts to Islam Day Before She Dies in Abu Dhabi

A woman who had stuck to her religion despite her marriage to a Muslim finally decided to convert to Islam while she was in hospital in Abu Dhabi having treatment for cancer.

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McClatchy

Mosul Christians' flight triggered by leaders' refusal to meet Islamists

"When they came in June and drove out the army, things became normal quickly. I didn't see any reason to flee," he said, sitting in St. Georges Syriac Catholic Church in Bartella, a dusty flyspeck Christian village less than 20 miles from Mosul.

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Blackburn Citizen

A 2,000 donation to Blackburn cancer information pod

THE Chasa Muslim Welfare Society has donated A 2,000 from its interest fund to Macmillan Cancer Support after having a look at the specialist cancer information pod at the Royal Blackburn Hospital .

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The Raw Story

Sudanese Christian woman spared death sentence meets Pope Francis in Italy

A Sudanese Christian woman whose death sentence for renouncing Islam sparked a global outcry that eventually led to an acquittal, met Pope Francis on Thursday after arriving in Italy en route to the United States.

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Related Topix: Religion, Prison, Pope Benedict XVI, Travel, Sudan Travel, Africa Travel

The Daily Star

JU expels 3 female students for life

Jahangirnagar University authorities have expelled its three female students for life for assaulting a junior on the campus in the name of ragging.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Examiner.com

Islam's Merciful God: Part I

Say, " O My servants who have committed excesses against their own souls! despair not of the mercy of Allah, surely Allah forgives all sins.

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Examiner.com

Islam's Merciful God: Part III

Nadhar bin Shaban says that I said to Abu Salma bin Abdur Rahman that tell me something that you had heard from your father that he heard from the Holy Prophet directly concerning the month of Ramadhan.

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World Magazine

Congress to Sudan: Release Ibrahim family

Lawmakers on Wednesday blasted the Sudanese government for continuing to prohibit Meriam Ibrahim and her family from leaving Sudan.

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Related Topix: US News, Religion, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Frank Wolf

Final Call

Inextricably Linked: The Nation of Islam and the Five Percenters

The historical ties between the Nation of Islam and the Five Percenters date back to the latter's very inception.

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Related Topix: Religion, Hip-Hop, Mount Morris, NY

Russia Taday

Islamic group hits out at expulsion of Iraqi Christians

Christians in Mosul have been left with the choice of paying a fine, converting to Islam or fleeing their homes in order to escape death.

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Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East, Religion

Examiner.com

What other God is Merciful to the point of Self-Sacrifice?

Without beating around the bush, what other God than the Incarnate Judeo-Christian God, Jesus Christ , has loved us to the point of dying on the Cross? What other God has given us such powerful meaning in suffering? What other God offers hope of salvation in the Lion's Den, within the clutch of the persecutor? What other God loves us, not through ... (more)

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Egypt Today

Do I Look Muslim Enough to You?

It's not surprising that many Westerners who choose to convert to Islam decide to move to an Islamic country.

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Malaysia Chronicle

Reinforcing a culture of dishonesty in Malays: Ex-CJ - a 'dangerous and irresponsible' man

Want to know what has troubled the Malaysian judiciary all these years? Why it is the butt of jokes and why it has as much credibility as Datuk Ibrahim Ali? This is a man who shades the truth: who spews half-baked nonsense and tries to dress it up as fact.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, Malaysia, World News, Religion

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Sydney Morning Herald

MH17 crash 'punishment' for Malaysia Airlines offering alcohol,...

Part of the wreckage of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17, in a field in the Donetsk region of Ukraine.

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Related Topix: World News, Malaysia, Religion, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 777

Debbie Schlussel

Your Day in Moderate American Islam: Mosque Leaders Tried to Cut Off...

I meant to get to this Sunday, but didn't. Still, it bears posting now because it is yet another of the gazillion examples that American Muslims are no more "moderate" than Muslims in Riyadh, Tehran, or Gaza City.

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Final Call

God's Influence In HipHop

Jay Electronica fl anked by members of The Fruit of Islam from Muhammad's Mosque Number 7, 7C, the Allah Team and Lions Out the Cage, July 12th at the Brooklyn Hip Hop Festival.

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NewsOK.com

Report finds Islamic plot to control UK schools

A British government investigation has found evidence that Muslim fundamentalists successfully gained control of some schools to promote aggressive religious values.

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The Baltimore Sun

Turkey's top cleric calls new Islamic 'caliphate' illegitimate

The declaration of a "caliphate" by Islamist militants in Iraq lacks legitimacy and their death threats to Christians are a danger to civilization, Turkey's top cleric, the successor to the last caliph's most senior imam, said.

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Malaysia Chronicle

MH17 Was the Wrath of God? Alcohol sales & sexy dressing of Mas stewardess led to tragedy - Pas

Following the tragedies which have befallen the national carrier, Kedah PAS Youth wants the government and MAS to look into the aspect of Allah's wrath "in the bellies of the planes" as the airline has flouted Islamic rules.

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