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  1. Pope Francis Urges Action On Migrant DeathsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 19 | Switched

    Pope Francis, speaking after some 700 migrants were feared dead in the Mediterranean, on Sunday appealed to the international community to take swift and decisive action to avoid more tragedies. "They are men and women like us, our brothers seeking a better life, starving, persecuted, wounded, exploited, victims of war.

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  2. Building bridges from Muslims to non-Muslims, in Cleveland and the world: Feisal Abdul RaufRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 19 | The Plain Dealer

    The Islamic Center of Cleveland will expand at the site of the Grand Mosque in Parma after winning approval from city officials. In Pakistan recently, Muslim students formed a human shield to ensure that their Hindu friends, whose religion makes up a minority in this Muslim-majority nation, could celebrate their spring festival of Holi in peace.

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  3. Argentine Journalist Alfredo Leuco: Pope Francis Cold Called Me And I Almost FaintedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | Switched

    Pope Francis waves to faithful on April 15, 2014 upon his arrival on St. Peter's square at the Vatican to lead his weekly general audience. AFP PHOTO / VINCENZO PINTO A journalist from Argentina is on cloud nine after Pope Francis reportedly responded to his open letter with a personal phone call.

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  4. Countering Violent Extremism Still an Uphill BattleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | The New York Observer

    Muslims participate in the Eid al-Fitr prayer on September 10, 2010 at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Los Angeles. Two months ago I talked a young American Muslim man out of becoming an FBI informant.

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  5. Al Fanar Restaurant and Cafe to open new outlet at Yas Mall, Abu DhabiRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 12 | AME Info

    The new outlet will be an ideal venue for tourists as well as residents to experience authentic Emirati cuisine with family and friends. Al Fanar Restaurant and CafA , the UAE's first and only restaurant offering traditional Emirati cuisine in a themed rustic setting, will open a new outlet at Yas Mall, Abu Dhabi, after Ramadan, to mark the celebration of Eid Al Fitr this year.

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  6. Indonesia Feb retail sales grow 16.5 pct y/y - c.bank surveyRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 9 | Reuters

    Indonesia's annual retail sales in February grew at a much faster pace of 16.5 percent, bolstered by information and communication equipment as well as food, beverages and tobacco, a Bank Indonesia survey showed on Thursday. The 650 retailers in 10 major cities surveyed said they expected sales growth would continue to accelerate in March, led by an increase in sales of food, beverages and tobacco.

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  7. Malaysia's new anti-terrorism law 'a giant step backwards for human rights'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 7 | Al Bawaba

    Bangladeshis offer a prayer during the first day of Eid al-Fitr on July 28, 2014, in the Muslim-majority country that just passed a controversial anti-terrorism law. Malaysia's parliament on Tuesday passed a tough anti-terrorism law that will allow police to detain suspects without trial for up to two years, state media reported.

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  8. Liberals and their Social Justice Warrior Thugs Celebrate Holy WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 7 | American Thinker

    Last week we saw our exquisitely politically correct liberals and their special forces, the social justice warriors, indulging in a little bit of satisfying mob action. Now, of course liberals are evolved and educated, and they are practiced at putting themselves in the place of the "other."

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  9. Religious 'nones' might dominate in Portland, but they can't keep up globally, study saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 6 | OregonLive.com

    Islam is expected to be the fastest growing religion in the coming decades. Here, Muslims in New Delhi, India, offer prayers on the occasion of Eid-al-Fitr in 2006.

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  10. a In detail: Sunnis vs. ShiitesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 3 | CBS News

    Left: An Iraqi Sunni Muslim prays during Friday noon prayers outside the Sunni Umm al-Qura mosque in Baghdad on January 11, 2013. Right: An Iraqi Shiite woman performs the Eid al-Fitr prayer at the headquarters of the Shiite Muslim Supreme Iraqi Islamic Council in Baghdad, July 29, 2014.

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  11. Editorial: Bill's big bargain on faithRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 5 | New York Daily News

    The U.S. Supreme Court has given Mayor de Blasio a perfect opportunity to set standards for striking the right balance between church and state. Although the churches took advantage of the same first-come-first-served rental privileges extended to secular community organizations, the Bloomberg-era Department of Education sought to evict them.

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  12. Vatican Doctors Have Put Pope Francis On A Diet, And Cardinal Timothy Dolan Has Some Hilarious AdviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 2 | Switched

    Pope Francis received just about the worst news someone living in Italy could get: He has to cut back on pasta. Vatican doctors told the 78-year-old pontiff on Tuesday that he must eat less pasta, increase his exercise and lose some weight in order to maintain his health, Italian news outlet ANSA reported .

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  13. Holidays are sacredRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 1 | Sydney Morning Herald

    Like one in five surveyed Australians, I'm non-religious. To clarify, I'm not an atheist, but happily agnostic - a lifelong doubter.

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  14. Rhode Island teachers sue to be allowed Good Friday off as religious holidayRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 29 | Los Angeles Times

    Anne McLaughlin has done the same thing on Good Friday for more than 30 years: She takes the day off and attends church, where she spends the afternoon reflecting on her faith. But when the Rhode Island high school teacher requested April 3 off as one of two days of religious observance Cranston Public Schools employees are allowed each year, the answer was no.

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  15. First Kuwaiti horror movie coming soon to a scary cinema near youRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 28 | Al Bawaba

    Kuwait's TV soaps and theatrical plays are among the best in the region and second most popular after Egypt in the Middle East. Still the nascent film industry is not very popular.

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  16. Rhode Island teachers sue to be allowed Good Friday off as religious holidayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 28 | McClatchy

    Anne McLaughlin has done the same thing on Good Friday for more than 30 years: She takes the day off and attends church, where she spends the afternoon reflecting on her faith. But when the Rhode Island high school teacher requested April 3 off as one of two days of religious observance Cranston Public Schools employees are allowed each year, the answer was no.

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  17. Two US lawmakers call for Diwali commemorative stampRead the original story

    Friday Mar 27 | Big News Network.com

    ... issued stamps to honor other popular holidays in the United States, including Christmas, Kwanzaa, Hanukkah, and Eid ul-Fitr.

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  18. To demand Diwali holiday US Hindu Groups to hold a grand rallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Merinews

    ... New York City mayor Bill de Blasio on March 4, announced that the city is adding the Muslim holy days of Eid ul-Fitr and Eid al-Adha as holidays in its public school calendar as "respect for one of the great faiths of this earth" and as an ...

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  19. Letter: Respect Muslim culture in the U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2015 | Albany Times Union

    New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio recently announced the schools should close on two very important religious holidays: Eid al-Fitr , which marks the end of Ramadan, and Eid al-Adha , another day of remembrance. The mayor commented on Twitter that it is "a change that respects the diversity of our city."

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  20. Happy Holidaze, from New York CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2015 | Accuracy In Academia

    In New York City schools, kids are learning Rs: reading, writing, and Ramadan. Thanks to the far-Left priorities of Mayor Bill de Blasio , city schools have added two Muslim holidays to the school calendar - a concession that took even Big Apple parents by surprise.

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