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Time For Action After Killing Of Three US Muslims

Parking Space Terrorism By Ramzy Baroud 19 February, 2015 Countercurrents.org The murder of three American Muslims at a University of North Carolina condominium on Tuesday, 10 February, was no ordinary murder, nor is the criminal who killed them an ordinary thug. The context of the killings, the murder itself and …

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Chapel Hill’s lessons on violence and morality

Falling down hard  by Hamza Yusuf Posted by: MV Media  How do we make sense of the murder of three American Muslims? Sudden and brutal murders are always troubling but never so much as when they seem inherently mad and senseless. When a young man strides into a school and …

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Islamophobia in America

Tuessday | Rabi ath-Thani 28, 1436 AH | February 17, 2015 Masjids Between Hate and Fear: A Reflection on Houston’s Islamic Institute of Quba Fire  Assalamu alaikum: Muslim sisters, especially those who wear Hijab, have become a target of hate. We pray for you. Please watch out and move safely. …

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Iraq: Uranium Contamination, War Crimes And U.S.Troops

By Joseph R. Spencer 18 February,2015 Countercurrents.org Yet again the call comes from capital hill, and the cowling press that due to American-Zionist backed ISIS and their brutal tactics in Syria and Iraq, that the Unites States should, and most likely will, put combat troops on the ground in Iraq. …

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Debate over Muslim veils in universities surfaces in France

Last updated: Tuesday, February 17, 2015 11:22 PM PARIS —  The debate over wearing a veil at public universities has resurfaced in France following several recent incidents in the country, France 24 reported. Last week, former French President Nicolas Sarkozy’s political party Union for a Popular Movement (UMP) called for …

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An ATM that Dispenses Gold

Channel Islam International From the outside, it looks like any other automatic bank machine on the streets of Istanbul. But rather than notes, this one distributes small pieces of gold. Gold is hugely prized in Turkey not just for ornamentation or investment by banks but as a secure way for …

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The frantic intrigue of Abdullah’s final hours

#SaudiStruggle David Hearst Monday 16 February 2015 09:16 GMT As King Abdullah lay on his death bed his allies desperately made a failed attempt to put in place a plan to protect themselves against Salman King Abdullah’s death was triggered by massive internal bleeding and not by pneumonia, informed Saudi …

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