Islam Newswire (Page 9)

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  1. Malaysian dog-petting event upsets Muslim clericsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | The Independent

    ... Touching dogs is regarded as a taboo by many Malay Muslims, many of whom adhere to the Shafi'i school of Sunni Islam, which views dogs as unclean. "Muslims cannot take this lightly and they need to refer to the religious authorities first if they ...

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  2. Ukip's unsavoury Polish ally in the European ParliamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | The Spectator

    ... at its own game. "Austrian Minister for Integration and Foreign Affairs, Sebastian Kurz, said the rapid rise of Islam in Austria has rendered the old Islam Law obsolete. A new law is needed, he said, to stipulate more clearly the rights and ...

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  3. 'No indication' radicalized Quebec man was violent, lawyer saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | The London Free Press

    ... Couture-Rouleau alleged his ex-wife was preventing him from being able to see their child because he had converted to Islam in April 2013. "The applicant is Muslim and believes (his former wife) refuses him access to (their child) for that reason ...

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  4. My dream comes true at lastRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Tehran Times

    ... he could recite the poems of Hafez, Sa'adi and Rumi as well. He was also very clever man and prayed for combatants of Islam to liberate our city. In 1982, when he passed away, they buried him in Behesht Sakina Cemetery near Karaj (May he rest in ...

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  5. Jewish inroads in E. JerusalemRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Stuff.co.nz

    ... Because the neighbourhood is very close to the Old City and the Al-Aqsa mosque compound, the third-holiest site in Islam, the family was looking for a Palestinian buyer. "He said he wanted to buy it for his cousin who lives in Dubai," Zuheir ...

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  6. 5In Malaysia, a dog-petting event riles Muslim clericsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | The Washington Post

    ... Touching dogs is regarded as a taboo by many Malay Muslims, many of whom adhere to the Shafi'i school of Sunni Islam, which views dogs as unclean. "Muslims cannot take this lightly and they need to refer to the religious authorities first if they ...

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  7. Israel says no plan to allow Jews to pray at Al-AqsaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    ... which is located in the Old City. The plaza is often at the centre of tensions because it is the third holiest site in Islam but also the most sacred place in Judaism. Non-Muslim visits to the compound are permitted and regulated by police, but Jews ...

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  8. Loyalty and Enmity: Parallels between Islam and the MafiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | In-depth Africa

    Editor's note : The following is Part Two of a three-part series examining the many parallels between Islam and the mafia following Bill Maher's recent exclamation that Islam is "the only religion that acts like the mafia, that will f***ing kill you if you say the wrong thing, draw the wrong picture, or write the wrong book." Click here for Once a Mafioso takes the oath of loyalty to the mafia - including the Omert code of silence and secrecy - trying to leave the "family" is instantaneously seen as a betrayal and therefore punishable by death.

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  9. Who let the dogs out? Malaysia dog petting fest wags a few tails in the Muslim worldRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Al Bawaba

    While dogs are known as a man's best friend in the West, cultural taboos in Muslims countries such as Malaysia have created a gap between people and pooches. Hundreds of people showed up on Sunday and were encouraged to pet and handle dogs, which are typically considered as haram in Islam.

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  10. U.S. Calls on - All Sides to Respect the Status Quo' of Jerusalem's Temple MountCNSRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Cybercast News Service

    ... a hilltop platform, around 35 acres in area, that is also home to two mosques including Al-Aqsa, the third-holiest in Islam. Although it has been under Israeli sovereignty for almost half a century, successive Israeli governments have ceded ...

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  11. Islamic parties call hartal for SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | The Daily Star

    ... to why he would not be expelled in view of his remarks. The members of the alliance include Khilafat Majlis, Khilaft-e-Islam, Islami Oikya Jote, Nejam-e-Islam, Muslim League and Hefajat-e Islam. Many of the alliance members are components of the ...

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  12. 11:15 Muftis of Kyrgyzstan, Russia discuss Islam development in secular societyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | AkiPress

    Toktomushev arrived in Ufa at the invitation of the Chairman of the Central Spiritual Administration of Muslims of Russia Talgat Tadzhuddin for participation in the 7th international research-to-practice conference. They discussed peculiarities of the development of Islam in secular society, problem of extremism and improvement of Islamic education.

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  13. By hook or by crook, settlers rack up East Jerusalem gainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | Ma'an News Agency

    ... Because the neighborhood is very close to the Old City and the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound, the third-holiest site in Islam, the family was looking for a Palestinian buyer. One day, a man whose family is known for its commitment to the Palestinian cause ...

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  14. Class Assignment Raises Concern for Some Walton Co. ParentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | WJHG-TV Panama City

    A class assignment in a Walton County High School has several people inflamed. The assignment included an example that referenced the Islam religion and Allah.

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  15. Losers, liars and looters: YES, that's you - UMNO-BNRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | Malaysia Chronicle

    ... on the grounds that it was in keeping with the constitution, and in any case "not a crime as it was in defence of Islam". And speaking of defence of Islam, as if this or any other religion needed defending by a coterie of lying criminals, the regime ...

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  16. Wakf officer to write to PMC demanding office spaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | Mid-Day Mumbai

    ... lso the ex-officio chairperson of the Central Waqf Council. Wakf means the permanent dedication by a person professing Islam, of any movable or immovable property for any purpose recognised by the Muslim law as pious, religious or charitable.

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  17. 'Bond with values of Islam'Read the original story

    Tuesday Oct 21 | Arab Times

    ... irrespective of whether they are Muslims or non-Muslims. I really feel sad and hurt when I see some Muslims following Islam only by the alphabets. The current events transpiring in the Muslim world in terms of conspiracies and plots among the ...

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  18. Pope Francis in first visit to TurkeyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | Sunday Herald

    ... out large numbers of Christians, Shi'ite Muslims and others who do not subscribe to their hardline version of Sunni Islam. Many have fled to Turkey, along with tens of thousands of Syrian Kurds who left as Islamic State forces seized dozens of their ...

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  19. Cultural Differences, Assimilation and Immigration PolicyRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 21 | Power Line

    ... we can have no confidence that even the most abhorrent practices of immigrant groups will be stamped out. Further, Islam is problematic from the standpoint of immigration because it is as much a political movement as a religion. Sharia is intrinsic ...

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  20. Human Rights Activist, Author Ayaan Hirsi Ali, 2015 Arthur Curley...Read the original story

    Tuesday Oct 21 | American Library Association

    What happened to Islamic reform? Why have al Qaeda and Boko Haram become the faces of contemporary Islam? Why has the Arab Spring devolved into a battle over sharia law? Award-winning human rights activist Ayaan Hirsi Ali believes that ordinary Muslims throughout the world want wholesale change--contrary to conventional wisdom in the West. As 2015 Arthur Curley Memorial lecturer at ALA Midwinter Meeting, she will speak about these and other ideas from 4 - 5 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 31 in McCormick Place, Chicago.

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