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18 min ago | 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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3 hrs ago | 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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6 hrs ago | 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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8 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Religion, Prophet, Gospel, World News, Pakistan, Asia, Judaism, US News, Liberal Political News

9 hrs ago | 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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13 hrs ago | 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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17 hrs ago | 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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21 hrs ago | Times of Oman

Malaysia marks grim Eid after MH17 crash

Kuala Lumpur: Malaysia on Monday marked a solemn Eid al-Fitr, Islam's biggest festival, as families of those aboard downed Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 mourned the dead.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Malaysia, Religion, Life, Holidays, Ramadan, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 777

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Arutz Sheva Israel News

Islamism: Religion or Ideology?

With the sole exception of Russia's activities in Ukraine and the Crimea, almost all the world's violence and trouble is traceable to one clearly identifiable source .

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Mirror.co.uk

Britain First founder quits over Mosque Invasions which attract...

He added that they were attracting "racists and extremists" to the organisation, which has taken over from the British National Party and the English Defence League as the biggest far-right threat in the UK.

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Pattaya Mail

Thai Muslims return to hometowns for Hari Raya celebrations

The tourism atmosphere in Thailand's southern province of Narathiwat is lively ahead of Hari Raya, which is celebrated after the annual Ramadan fast, as Thai-Muslim workers began to arrive in Thailand from Malaysia, Indonesia and Brunei Darussalam through the Tak Bai border checkpoint, generating more income for passenger boat drivers in the area.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Ramadan, Southeast Asia, World News, Thailand, Religion

Daily Echo

Thousands across Hampshire to mark end of Ramadan

THOUSANDS of people across Hampshire will join hundreds of millions across the world to celebrate the end of Ramadan at the start of next week.

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Malaysia Chronicle

M'Sia No Longer a Democracy: Under Umno or Pas, Islamization will bring nation's Destruction

What is spewing now is that Malaysia is not an Islamic state, neither is it a secular state but a state where Islam is the official religion.

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Malaysia Chronicle

it's Either Hadi or Pakatan: D-day looms for Pas as Khalid tussle throws up critical fissures

Here is a silver lining to that dark, brooding cloud called the Khalid Ibrahim leadership crisis in Selangor: it is forcing the professionals and moderates in Parti Se-Islam Malaysia to face one question they have been studiously avoiding since GE13.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Free Republic

The Flight from Iraq

When the Americans took Kabul, they discovered that one of the clichs about Afghanistan was wrong.

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

CNN

Catholic university offers studies on Islam

It may not be exactly of the caliber of Ripley's "Believe it or Not," but, yes, it sounds and looks something out of the ordinary! That is, a Catholic, Jesuit, and Filipino university, and one of the leaders in the Philippine academic community, has its Bachelor of Arts in Islamic Studies, or the ABIS Program.

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The Daily Star

Criminal shoots Tangail cop dead

An assistant sub-inspector of Tangail Model Police Station, who was critically injured as a criminal shot him on Friday night, died at Dhaka Medical College Hospital yesterday morning.

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In-depth Africa

Islamic Party Leader: Malaysian Plane Shot Down By Russia Because of...

The youth leader of a Malaysian opposition party has claimed the MH17 tragedy was God punishing Malaysia Airlines for serving alcohol on its flights and its "indecent" dress code.

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In-depth Africa

Sallah: Aggression is unIslamic - Gov. Yero

Governor Mukhtar Yero of Kaduna state said on Saturday that aggression is un-Islamic, just as he stressed the need for peace in the country.

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GhanaWeb

Happy Eid-ul-Fitr to all muslims - Prof. Fred Sai

Former Advisor on Reproductive Health in Ghana, Prof. Fred T. Sai, has extended his warmest greetings to the National Chief Imam and wished all Muslims a Happy Eid-ul-Fitr.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Ramadan, Religion, Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology

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