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  1. Backlash over UK decision to lower flags after Saudi king's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Sydney Morning Herald

    ... region, but criticised by others as not having done enough to reform an absolute monarchy adhering to a severe form of Islam. Saudi law, which forbids women from driving and punishes apostasy with death, is derived from Wahhabi Islam, an ... 2 comments

  2. Backlash over UK decision to lower flags after Saudi king's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | The Age

    ... region, but criticised by others as not having done enough to reform an absolute monarchy adhering to a severe form of Islam. Saudi law, which forbids women from driving and punishes apostasy with death, is derived from Wahhabi Islam, an ... 2 comments

  3. New generation enters line to Saudi throne as king mournedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... giving them enormous prestige and global clout with the world's 1.6 billion Muslims. To reemphasize their claim to Islam's holiest sites, the current King Salman, like the two kings before him, assumed the title of "Custodian of the Two Holy ...

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  4. Glimmer of Hopefor M'Sia: Kudos to judge Hishamudin for defending ConstitutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Malaysia Chronicle

    ... the Constitution and the rule of law in this country. Unlike some judges who think that their role is only to defend Islam, the Quran and Hadith at all costs even in the face of the clear and express provisions of the Constitution. For far too long, ...

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  5. Muslim converts reach out to 'enemies of Islam'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Malaysia Chronicle

    Armed only with their conviction and religious pamphlets, some Muslim groups have been taking to the streets in a bid to promote their faith to followers of other creeds, including Christians, whom Malaysia's Islamic authorities have repeatedly branded "enemies of Islam" Believing the current climate of religious distrust that permeates the country is due to the lack of non-Muslim understanding of Islam, gained only through the belligerent views aired through the media, these Muslim missionaries are convinced that education and propagation are the keys to winning over non-believers to the religion of peace. 15 comments

  6. Allah Ban Shows Up Malay Weakness: Guise for political power, mask for insecure natureRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Malaysia Chronicle

    ... claims to be learned and well-travelled., but he allows bigots in his party and its associated groups to proclaim that Islam needs protecting in Malaysia. The extremists' battle cry is that Malays are victims in their own land. With all the money ...

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  7. King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia: The King who initiated mild reforms at ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | The Independent

    ... affection of the people of the Saudi heartland, the Bedouin who adhered most closely to the austere Wahabi brand of Islam, and whose support was vital. A man with a fierce appearance, he was in fact a gentle character with a slight stammer and yet ...

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  8. Prayers said for Japanese hostages held by Islamic militantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | The Miami Herald

    ... and former professor at Kyoto's Doshisha University, and freelance journalist Kousuke Tsuneoka are both converts to Islam. They said they have a contact in the Islamic State group and are prepared to go. FILE - This file image taken from an online ...

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  9. Missing the point; paying a a fair sharea ; defining the middle class; listen, dona t protestRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Star-Telegram.com

    ... which Boko Haram and the Islamic State stand. Instead of letting their miniscule numbers represent the teachings of Islam, let the more than 1 billion moderate Muslims voice the true Islam. Letters should be no longer than 200 words and must have a ...

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  10. PM Modi condoles passing away of S. Arabia King AbdullahRead the original story

    Friday Jan 23 | Newkerala.com

    ... the throne in old age and earned a reputation as a cautious reformer. As king he also bore the title of custodian of Islam's holiest mosques, in Mecca and Medina, making him one of the faith's most important figures. Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz al-Saud ...

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  11. The push to make US institutions more liberal and Islamic friendly on the riseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Examiner.com

    ... symbolically recently when an Islamic prayer service was conducted proclaiming the dominion of Allah and supremacy of Islam. You had better believe many Middle Eastern countries took note of the long sought goal of establishing Islam in the United ... 3 comments

  12. Saudi king reassures on succession, policyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | The Daily Star

    ... television, Salman pledged to maintain the same approach to ruling the world's top oil exporter and birthplace of Islam as his predecessors and called for unity among Arab states. "We will continue, God willing, to hold the straight course that this ...

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  13. On conversion, a questionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | The Indian Express

    ... chairperson of the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP), reports: "About 1,000 non-Muslim girls are converted to Islam each year in Pakistan. Every month, an estimated 20 or more Hindu girls are abducted and converted, although exact figures ...

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  14. More Saudi women choose to stay single, ruffling traditionalist feathersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | The Chronicle Herald

    ... ultraconservatives who see it as an affront to the very foundations of the kingdom, where strict interpretations of Islam and rigid tribal codes have long dictated the terms of marriage. "My friends and I have reached a point (where) we're very ...

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  15. Qatar mourns King AbdullahRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | The Peninsula

    ... mourning and flags around the kingdom all flew at full staff as the kingdom follows the Wahabi school of Sunni Islam which holds ostentatious displays of grief or mourning to be sinful, akin to idolatry, said Reuters. At the Saudi embassy here also ...

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  16. Brent Harold Journal blog: Hebdo:Free speech is not a damsel in distressRead the original story

    Friday Jan 23 | Cape Cod Times

    ... society that cherishes free speech is the exception of yelling "fire"in a crowded theater. It seems clear that mocking Islam or its prophet is in fact-to them- the equivalent of yelling fire. After a touchdown in the NFL the little dance of ...

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  17. Thousands mourn Saudi Arabia's King AbdullahRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... of Prophet Mohammed," he said. He also spoke of the "desperate need" for unity and solidarity among the followers of Islam, saying Saudi Arabia would continue to promote that. King Abdullah became king of the oil-rich nation, a key U.S. ally in the ...

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  18. Beheadings, terror and tremors that could set the Middle East...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Daily Mail

    ... the kingdom's mortal enemy Iran. The Saudi government is custodian of two of the holiest places in the Sunni branch of Islam, Mecca and Medina, where the devout make the pilgrimage of a lifetime called the hajj (and where the facilities, ... 1 comment

  19. Plan to revive rail routeRead the original story

    Friday Jan 23 | The Telegraph

    ... cost of laying tracks between the two villages. Hazarika said during the meeting with his Sylhet counterpart, Sahidul Islam yesterday, the problems of the districts along with their borders had cropped up during the discussions. The problems are ...

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  20. Me and IslamRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Daily Kos

    This message will be short and simple. It may seem like a contradiction, but I don't intend it to contradict.

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