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UM-Ann Arbor discussion focuses on Muslim women stereotypes
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Posted in Uncategorized on 12 December 2010
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She told the diverse crowd, which asked several questions about the subject, that the choice to wear a hijab (Islamic traditional headscarf) is based on a wide variety of different factors.

More states enter debate on sharia law
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Posted in Uncategorized on 9 December 2010
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Although Oklahoma’s law is the first to come under court scrutiny, legislators in at least seven states, including Arizona, Florida, Louisiana, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee and Utah, have proposed similar laws, the National Conference of State Legislatures says.

Superstar Muslim preacher Amr Khaled battles al-Qaeda
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Posted in Uncategorized on 8 December 2010
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President Ali Abdullah Saleh does not give many interviews at the moment. The man who has governed Yemen for 32 years is fed up with the press characterising the country as a “cradle of terrorism”.

The Gift of Reconciliation
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Posted in Uncategorized on 5 December 2010
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As the ocean liner steamed in from the open sea and approached the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge, the boy worried that the ship’s superstructure would not clear. ‘‘It was a cold, sunny winter day, Wednesday, the 22nd of December, 1965,’’ he said. ‘‘There are certain dates etched in your memory.’’

Mosque begins to rebuild, students rally for peace
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Posted in Uncategorized on 4 December 2010
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The suspect in the plot, 19-year-old Mohamed Osman Mohamud, was indicted earlier this week on the charge he attempted to use a weapon of mass destruction against people and property. He pleaded not guilty.

CU-Boulder professors explore Islam in the Rockies
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Posted in Uncategorized on 2 December 2010
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Three Journalism and Mass Communications faculty members are traveling the Rocky Mountain region documenting the personal stories of Muslims in an area where they are considered a small minority.

First Amendment Violation Targets Islam
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Posted in Uncategorized on 1 December 2010
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The state of Oklahoma voted to uphold a law that would exclude consideration for Islamic and international laws in state court decisions. Having no applicable cases in the past where the integration of Islam or international law was a problem, many onlookers shrug their shoulders and ask: what’s the point?

Most Religious Leaders (except Franklin Graham) Support Park 51 Mosque
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Posted in Uncategorized on 30 November 2010
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TIME conducted interviews with eight prominent, diverse religious voices in the U.S. on the subject of the so-called Ground Zero mosque and community center in New York City.

I have been defending Islam, says Dalai Lama; Receives honorary degree from Islamic University
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Posted in Uncategorized on 28 November 2010
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For Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama, receiving a honorary doctorate degree from Jamia Millia Islamia, “a university with a Muslim flavor,” was special.

Extremism is not Islamic
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Posted in Uncategorized on 26 November 2010
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Whom should we trust? Should we trust the extremists, or that upon which the entirety of Islamic civilisation has been built over 1,400 years? The first Prophetic saying that is taught to a student of Islam is, “Those who show mercy are shown mercy by the All-Merciful. Show mercy to those on earth and the One in the heavens will show mercy to you.”