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  1. Belgian far-right party to push for ritual slaughter banRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post

    Belgium's far-right Vlaams Belang party said it will submit a bill proposing a blanket ban on ritual slaughter. The Vlaams Belang made the statement Monday in reaction to a Cabinet minister's announcement on forbidding the slaughter of animals in temporary slaughterhouses as of next year throughout most of the federal monarchy.

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  2. HotStats MENA Chain Hotels Market Review - August 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Hospitality Net

    Hotels in Cairo encouraged by strong performance results in July benefitted from a surge in hotel demand as occupancy levels increased by more than 41 percentage points to 62.0% in August, according to the latest HotStats survey of full service four and five star hotels by TRI Consulting. The upswing witnessed in August has enabled hoteliers to adopt more progressive yielding strategies as average room rates increased by 5.5% in August to US$119.35 compared to the same period last year.

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  3. Steroid-fattened cows spark health fears in Bangladesh on EidRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

    Bangladesh sent medical teams on Tuesday to check millions of cows set for slaughter due to fears they have been pumped with banned steroids for fattening ahead of the major Muslim festival of Eid al-Adha being celebrated in the country on October 6. DHAKA: Bangladesh sent medical teams on Tuesday to check millions of cows set for slaughter due to fears they have been pumped with banned steroids for fattening ahead of the Eid holiday. Some ten million cows and goats are expected to be slaughtered during the major Muslim festival of Eid al-Adha being celebrated in Bangladesh on October 6, industry officials say.

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  4. Eid-ul-Azha: Government announces three holidaysRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Nation

    Islamabad- The federal government has announced three public holidays for the annual festival of Eid ul Adha. According to a notification issued by the Ministry of Interior, the Eid holidays will be from Oct 6 to Oct 8 .

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  5. Afghans prepare to sign deal with U.S. allowing troops to stayRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Globe and Mail

    Afghanistan's new government led by President Ashraf Ghani was on Tuesday due to sign a long-delayed bilateral security agreement with the United States that will allow U.S. troops to stay beyond the end of this year when their combat mission ends. Ghani's predecessor, Hamid Karzai, had long refused to agree to the deal, citing his anger over civilian deaths and his belief that the war was not fought in the interests of his country, souring his ties with the United States.

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  6. Belgian far-right party to push for ritual slaughter banRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | United Jewish Federation of Tidewater

    Belgium's far-right Vlaams Belang party said it will submit a bill proposing a blanket ban on ritual slaughter. The Vlaams Belang made the statement Monday in reaction to a Cabinet minister's announcement on forbidding the slaughter of animals in temporary slaughterhouses as of next year throughout most of the federal monarchy.

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  7. Muslim Mass Sheep Killing Endangers Kosher SlaughterRead the original story

    Yesterday | Forward

    The Muslim custom of killing sheep at temporary slaughterhouses jeopardizes all ritual slaughter in Belgium, a Cabinet minister there warned. Ben Weyts, Belgium's minister for animal welfare, made the warning Sunday during an interview with the VRT broadcaster about a ban that will go into effect next year throughout most of Belgium on the slaughter of conscious animals at improvised abattoirs.

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  8. Middle East, 2:22 PMMavi Marmara 'Peace Activist' Killed in US AirstrikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    One of the Islamist "activists" who attacked IDF soldiers aboard the Mavi Marmara flotilla in 2010 has reportedly been killed in a US airstrike in Syria, as he was fighting alongside Islamist terrorists. 40-year-old Bulent Alniak was killed in a US airstrike in Idlib, northwestern Syria, on a target identified as belonging to the "Islamic State" terrorist group , according to the Turkish World Bulletin website.

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  9. Delivering the wrong message about Australian MuslimsRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 25 | Scoop

    More than half a million Muslims live in Australia. They add to the richness of Australia's multicultural society and contribute to the health of the Australian economy.

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  10. Enthusiasm over e-commerce fairRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | The Daily Star

    Visitors gather at Aarong's stall at the three-day e-commerce fair that began at Begum Sufia Kamal National Public Library in Dhaka yesterday. Photo: Star Marketers should focus on building trust and place robust security measures to accelerate growth of e-commerce ventures in Bangladesh, industry insiders said yesterday.

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  11. Mosul Consulate 'overpowered' by ISIL militants at the gates, Turkish hostage saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    The staff at Turkey's consulate in Mosul were no match for the masses of ISIL fighters who besieged the building compound, one of the 49 freed hostages says The commercial attache of Turkey's Mosul consulate, Mehmet Arguc , told the Hurriyet Daily News about his experiences of 101 days in captivity at the hands of ISIL. One of the 49 hostages from Turkey's consulate in Mosul has broken the silence about the details of their 101 days of incarceration at the hands of jihadist militants, noting that personnel were powerless to resist the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant from seizing their mission.

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  12. Australian Muslims face threats over terror attack fearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 23 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Australia's Islamic leadership called for restraint on Wednesday as it emerged that Muslims and mosques had been targeted in a backlash over fears about potential terror attacks. File photo: A Muslim cleric leads an Eid al-Fitr prayer at a mosque in Sydney.

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  13. Afghan officers detained at Canadian border now in U.S. custodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 23 | The Globe and Mail

    Three Afghan army officers who were arrested by Canadian border guards as they tried to enter the country on the Rainbow Bridge in Niagara Falls, Ont., have been placed in U.S. custody. The soldiers vanished Saturday in Massachusetts where they were participating in a military training exercise at Joint Base Cape Cod.

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  14. U.N, simultaneously slights climate skeptics, Israel, and American JewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 23 | Examiner.com

    If you make your home in New York or commute into and out of the city, you know that the United Nations is in session. You can tell because the usually horrendous traffic that clogs streets and avenues during normal business hours extends to intersections, making driving a headache and pedestrian travel downright life-threatening.

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  15. New Children's Book, Ilyas & Duck and the Fantastic Festival of Eid Al-Fitr is ReleasedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 23 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Little Big Kids, an up and coming cultural lifestyle brand for young Muslim kids, is proud to announce the release of their newest storybook, "Ilyas & Duck and the Fantastic Festival of Eid Al-Fitr." It's a delightful story about a boy named Ilyas and his best friend Duck as they explore the excitement of Eid, while learning about the holiday's charitable nature.

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  16. HSBC Middle East to price $300 mln 5-yr bond later on TuesRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 23 | Reuters

    HSBC Bank Middle East set pricing for a $300 million five-year bond offering at the tighter end of its initial guidance, with the deal to complete later on Tuesday, a document from the bank showed. The lender, rated A2 by Moody's and AA- by Fitch, had set initial price guidance at between 85 basis points and 90 basis points over mid-swaps earlier in the day.

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  17. New Children's Book Promises Fresh Spin on Muslim HolidayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 23 | PR.com

    Little Big Kids, an up and coming cultural lifestyle brand for young Muslim kids, is proud to announce the release of their newest storybook, "Ilyas & Duck and the Fantastic Festival of Eid Al-Fitr." It's a delightful story about a boy named Ilyas and his best friend Duck as they explore the excitement of Eid, while learning about the holiday's charitable nature.

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  18. 86 teams confirmed for Oman Cricket LeagueRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 22 | Times of Oman

    Muscat: With the Cricket League set to begin soon after the Eid Al Fitr holidays, Oman Cricket has finalised the participation of 86 teams this season. Last year, a total of 82 senior teams took part at various levels.

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  19. Hariri lauds King Abdullah on Saudi National DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 22 | The Daily Star

    File - Former Prime Minister Saad Hariri congratulated Saudi King Abdullah Friday evening on Eid al-Fitr, along with several Saudi officials. BEIRUT: Former Prime Minister Saad Hariri Monday praised Saudi King Abdullah for pledging to support the Lebanese Army amid deteriorating security conditions in the country.

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  20. Holi City: Why London's Crazy About The Indian Festival Of ColourRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 5 | Londonist

    ... popular in the mainstream because they are social media-friendly, and they look like fun. But celebrations like Eid ul-Fitr, which were traditionally held by families, are gaining more visibility as Muslims increasingly attend big outdoor events ...

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