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55 min ago | Reuters

Iraqi Yazidis flee violence, cross into Turkey

Fleeing the violence and instability in their homeland, Iraqi Yazidis trek a dusty mountain road on foot to seek refuge across the border in Turkey.

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5 hrs ago | Irish Republican News

Women's bodies not considered their own

Earlier this year a pregnant woman was arrested in Sudan and sentenced to death for converting from Islam to Christianity.

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9 hrs ago | National Review Online

Benedict Kiely: Islam's - Relaxation of the Intelligence'

Such a man was Hilaire Belloc, as Monsignor Knox described him at Belloc's funeral Mass in 1953.

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Related Topix: Religion, Pope Benedict XVI, Roman Catholic Church

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Yahoo!

Imam receives death threat, says IS recruiting in the country

A Canadian imam known for his pacifist sermons warned that Islamist militant group IS was actively recruiting in Canada and said one member issued him a death threat.

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The Daily Star

Sahwa-like resistance against ISIS unlikely to erupt in Syria's east

File - Members loyal to the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant wave ISIL flags as they drive around Raqqa June 29, 2014.

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

The Daily Caller

What Was Racist About Ferguson?

Millions of Americans are angry over charges of racism in the death of Michael Brown, an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, Missouri, at the hands of a white police officer.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Religion, Conservative Political News, US News

Cross Roads News

Plemon El-Amin

Imam Plemon El-Amin will lead a discussion of "Children of Abraham: Judaism, Christianity, Islam" by F.E. Peters on Aug. 26 at Scott Candler Library.

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The Daily Star

Iraq militia wants help from U.S. foe

Shiite Muslim fighters from the Saraya al-Salam , a group formed by Iraqi Shiite Muslim cleric Moqtada al-Sadr and tasked with defending the holy sites of Shiite Islam, hold a position on the Jurf al-Sakhr front line, the scene of heavy fighting against advancing Jihadist militants and fighters of the Islamic State , south of the capital Baghdad, ... (more)

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Scientific Blogging

Muslims Are Not Too Culturally Immature For Democracy

When America invaded both Iraq and Afghanistan, critics of President George Bush insisted that Muslim countries were not ready for democracy and he would fail.

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

Irregular Times

Barack Obama Uses Occasion Of Religiously-Inspired Killing To Deny...

It is a time of fear in the face of freedom, a time of an emptying country and swelling cities, a time for the widening of previous roads and the opening of new paths, yet a time when these paths are mined by knowing algorithms of the all-seeing eye.

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Suria

Ancient Ethiopian walled city keeps...

Hyenas howl and feast on flesh every night outside the ancient walls of Harar -- one of Islam's holiest cities that is holding out against the pressures of the modern world.

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Related Topix: World News, Ethiopia, Africa, Religion

Thu Aug 21, 2014

SETimes news

Balkan Muslims condemn destruction of religious shrines by ISIL

Balkan Muslims are speaking out against the destruction of religious shrines and sites in Iraq by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant .

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Vanguard

Ebola: Why we must turn to Allah

It was first the swine flu and bird flu, then came the SARS, now it is Ebola which is about the deadliest disease in the world.

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Lucianne.com

No Comment From Islamic Blocon Beheading of American Journalist

The bloc of Muslim nations remained mum Wednesday on the killing of U.S. journalist James Foley by terrorists claiming to act on behalf of Islam and led by a man who - by naming himself "caliph" - lays claim to the mantle of Mohammed.

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Daily Kos

Forward this next time right-wingers lie about prominent Muslims not condemning ISIS violence

Among many other lies, the right-wing loves to claim that Muslims don't speak out against violence committed by jihadi terrorists like ISIS.

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In-depth Africa

Female Muslim Convert from UK Wants to be First ISIS Woman to Kill an American

Daniel Greenfield, a Shillman Journalism Fellow at the Freedom Center, is a New York writer focusing on radical Islam.

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South China Morning Post

Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono calls Islamic State 'embarrassing'

Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono said he had ordered agencies to oppose the spread of extremist ideology in the sprawling nation.

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Related Topix: Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, Southeast Asia, World News, Indonesia, Religion

Nerve News

IS video shows dozens of Yazidis converting to Islam

Cairo, Aug 21 The Islamic State Sunni extremist organisation, based in Iraq and Syria, Thursday released a video showing dozens of members of the Yazidi minority religious community converting to Islam.

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Newkerala.com

IS video shows dozens of Yazidis converting to Islam

The Islamic State Sunni extremist organisation, based in Iraq and Syria, Thursday released a video showing dozens of members of the Yazidi minority religious community converting to Islam.

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