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By LAURA HALM 6 News Reporter KNOXVILLE - A controversial lecture, that some call anti-Islam, went on Thursday night despite opposition from the Muslim community.

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Related Topix: Knoxville, TN, Religion, University of Tennessee, Knox County, TN, Standardized Testing, Education

Thu Apr 24, 2014

Examiner.com

CAIR-Florida bullies GOP

With Florida Senate Bill 386 making its way through the necessary committees to get to the floor for a vote, those most vocal in the Muslim community seem to be getting worried it just might pass.

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Related Topix: Religion, Pinellas County, FL, Prison

WMDT

SU Students Hand Out 500 Roses As Random Acts Of Kindness

Students from Salisbury University's Muslim Student Association handed out 500 roses to their peers, as a random act of kindness.

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WFIA-AM Louisville

Three Ways to Show Christ's Love to Your Muslim Neighbor

I was raised in a devout Muslim home, confident of the truth I had been taught all my life about Allah and Qur'an.

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IRIN

Islamic law and the rules of war

DUBAI, 24 April 2014 - With the majority of today's conflicts taking place in Muslim countries or involving Muslim combatants, aid agencies are operating - arguably more than ever before - in situations where Islamic norms govern the terrain in which they work.

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The Nation

Youm-e-Siddique-e-Akbar observed

The death anniversary of First Caliph Hazrat Abu Bakr Siddique was observed with religious fervour all across the country on Wednesday.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Government Never Rejected Hudud - Najib

ALOR SETAR, April 24 -- The government has never rejected hudud as Allah's Law, but there are so many issues that need to be solved before the law can be fully implemented in the country, Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak said.

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

The Star Online

Obama to visit Masjid Negara

Iconic landmark: Muslim scholars say Obama's visit to Masjid Negara will further emphasise the president's commitment to reach out to the Muslim world.- Filepic PUTRAJAYA: US President Barack Obama will be knocking on the doors of one of Malaysia's most iconic landmarks - Masjid Negara - on Sunday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Religion

Free Republic

President John Quincy Adams,Obviously Underrated Until Now, Offers His Viewpoint on Islam

John Quincy Adams The precept of the Koran is perpetual war against all who deny that mahomet is the prophet of God.

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National Review Online

Tony Blair: Threat of Radical Islam Requires West to Stop Antagonizing Russia and China

The problem of radical Islam is so serious that it demands that the West eschew tensions with Russia and China to confront Islamist terror, Tony Blair said "At the root of the crisis [in the Middle East] lies a radicalized and politicized view of Islam, an ideology that distorts and warps Islam's true message," Blair said.

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Free Republic

France: Muslim unfolds prayer carpet in church, reads Qur’anic verses during Easter mass

This is clearly a gesture of supremacism. Imagine the uproar if a Christian had entered a mosque and begun to read from the New Testament and pray Christian prayers.

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ChartAttack

Staff Picks: Sza's Z is a smart look back at girlhood

Top Dawg Entertainment's only female member is carefree on her third EP, but don't mistake that for lightweight.

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Christianity Today

Interview: Why Muslims Are Becoming the Best Evangelists

After traveling 250,000 miles through Dar al-Islam as Muslims call their world, career missiologist David Garrison came to a startling conclusion: Muslim background believers are leading Muslims to Christ in staggering numbers, but not in the West.

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Related Topix: Religion, Travel, Africa, Nigeria Travel, South Africa Travel, Nigeria Travel, Africa, South Africa Travel, Africa, Mali Travel, Africa Travel, Mali Travel

Arutz Sheva Israel News

Islam's Tenuous Connection to Jerusalem

Despite 1,300 years of Muslim Arab rule, Jerusalem was never the capital of an Arab entity, nor was it ever mentioned in the Palestine Liberation Organization's covenant until Israel regained control of East Jerusalem in the Six-Day War of 1967.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

The Huffington Post

A Tale of Brandeis, Islam, Feminism and the Left

There are certain subjects that progressives tend to shy away from for their own ideological reasons.

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Vibe

8 Rap Lyrics That Use Five-Percent Nation Language

It's not hard to miss the humongous Five-Percent Nation pendant that hangs from Jay Z's neck.

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Alabama Live

Jewish scholar lectures on 'How Islam Saved the Jews,' at UAB on April 24

David Wasserstein, a professor of Jewish history at Vanderbilt University, will lecture at UAB on April 24, 2014.

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The Star Online

Spread of MERS in Saudi Arabia accelerates with 17 new cases

Saudi Arabia has discovered another 17 cases of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome , as the total number of confirmed infections of the SARS-like disease has jumped by a third in the kingdom in the past week.

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Related Topix: Travel, World News, Saudi Arabia Travel, Middle East, Saudi Arabia, Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome, Health, Life, Holidays, Ramadan, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia Travel, Middle East Travel, Religion

Nerve News

Jordan summons Israeli ambassador over holy site clash

Jordan summoned the Israeli ambassador here Monday over recent clashes in the al-Aqsa Mosque, the state media reported.

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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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