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Sultan condemns abduction of 100 schoolgirls

The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa'ad Abubakar lll, has condemned the abduction of 100 schoolgirls of Government Secondary School, Chibok in Borno State by suspected members of the Boko Haram sect.

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5 hrs ago | Time

Look Out For the New Muslim Renaissance

History is witness to a time past when the Islamic civilization produced globally unparallelled architecture, literature, science, philosophy, theological discourse, and cultural influences - influences so strong it made European nobles want to dress like Muslims.

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8 hrs ago | Malaysia Chronicle

Even Prophet Muhammad Did not automatically grant Muslim parent custody of child - Islamic scholar

Prophet Muhammad did not automatically grant custody of a child to a Muslim parent when he was asked to judge on a custody dispute involving a Muslim father and non-Muslim mother.


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12 hrs ago | The Daily Star

Israeli police enter holy site 'to disperse riot'

Israeli riot police check the ID as they arrest a Palestinian inside the Al Aqsa Mosque in the Old City of Jerusalem on April 14, 2014, as Israeli police limited Muslim access to Jerusalem's flashpoint Al-Aqsa mosque compound, fearing new violence after clashes at the weekend.


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Riot, Religion, Judaism

14 hrs ago |

Egypt clamps hold over mosques to control messageIn this Friday,...

That prompted a complaint to authorities from a judge, who accused him of criticizing a recent mass death sentence issued against supporters of ousted Islamist President Mohammed Morsi.


Related Topix: World News, Africa, Egypt, Mohamed Morsi, Muslim Brotherhood, Religion

Tue Apr 15, 2014


Mecca pilgrimage gets a $227 billion makeover

The annual hajj, the pilgrimage to Mecca, Saudi Arabia -- Islam's most holy city -- is receiving $227 billion in improvements in a 30-year project.


Related Topix: World News, Saudi Arabia, Travel, Saudi Arabia Travel, Religion

Washington Times

EDITORIAL: Intolerance enthroned

America is a tolerant and expansive nation, having taught the world that a variety of beliefs and lifestyles can thrive across a diverse and prosperous fruited plain.


Related Topix: Brandeis University, Religion, California, Opinion

Daily Times

Governor calls for accountability for success of democracy

LAHORE: Accountability is necessary for success of democracy in Pakistan, said Governor Chaudhry Muhamamd Sarwar while addressing a sitting on "Pakistan and western democracy" at Tech Society Club on Tuesday.


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The Daily Beast

Florida Islamophobes Censor Books By Dean Obeidallah

A state senator who says Muslims threaten America and gays deserve to die of AIDS wants to give more control to local school boards after a hate group asked students to tear out one book's chapter on Islam.


Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Religion, Education Etc., Volusia County, FL

Jerusalem Post

Terra incognita: Islamophobia/Islamophilia: An intellectual inquisition

Hirsi Ali joins a long list of those impugned for "insulting the faith," including Voltaire, Socrates and Spinoza.

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Free Republic

Media asked to be even more respectful of Islamist sensitivities

Being respectful toward the sensitivities of Islamists should be easy for the "legitimate" media.


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Final Call

My Minister and, my alma mater, Morgan State University

There are few things as dear to me as my Nation, my family and Morgan State University, where I went to school and graduated.


Related Topix: Morgan State University, Religion, African-American, Student Society, Kappa Alpha Psi, Fraternities

Weekday Magazine

Iranian Cleric Says Unhealthy Satellite Jamming Un-Islamic

Despite Iran's efforts to jam satellite channels and the crackdown on satellite dishes, many Iranians -- according to some estimates more than half -- watch foreign satellite TV channels.


Related Topix: Iran, World News, Middle East, Religion, Leukemia, Health,


CRUCIBLE: Travel and Retreat

The University of the Philippines will have a long vacation with the shift of academic calendar in consonance with UP's educational thrust on internationalization.


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FG Moves To End Herdsmen, Farmers' Clash

The federal government has disclosed that steps are being taken to address the constant crises between farmers and Fulani herdsmen in the country.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

On An Overgrown Path

Also sprach Sheikh Ahmad Al-Tuni

Dependent arising means that while travelling I have been spending much time with Egyptian Sufi music, particularly with the CD seen above from the master of the munshidin - sacred song - Sheikh Ahmad Al-TA ni .


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The Nation

UK journalist Kristiane delivers lecture at UMT

LAHORE : The University of Management and Technology , Lahore, invited renowned UK based TV presenter, journalist and author Kristiane Backer to deliver a lecture on "Current Scenario and Future Challenges-Way Forward".


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Wall Street Journal

France, Islam and the 'Spreading Hatred'

There's an area of French society bleak beyond any let's-pretend action-plan or incantatory chorus about brotherhood.


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Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

Ira Stoll: A Conservative Defense of Brandeis University

John Podhoretz, in Commentary , called the decision by Brandeis's president, Fred Lawrence, "nothing less than the act of a gutless, spineless, simpering coward," and a "monstrous capitulation to the screaming voices of unreason."


Related Topix: Brandeis University, Waltham, MA


Iranian Militia

I would suggest to all parties involved in Iranian nuclear negotiations to take a look at this picture, two basiji militia holding a sign which translates to " not only we are going to make you all convert to Islam but also we will replacing Whitehorse with mosque".


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