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Muslim Teacher Wins Right to Perform Hajj
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The U.S. Department of Justice on Thursday announced it settled Safoorah Khan’s religious discrimination lawsuit against the Berkeley School District, forcing the district to pay $75,000 in lost back pay, compensatory damages and attorneys’ fees.




Robert Spencer Grasps at Any Crack Pot “mythistory”: Links Hajj Origins to Hinduism
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Americans are waking up to the fact that the universal values that bring Americans and Muslims together are far more numerous than our differences.




Employee accuses circuit court of anti-Muslim harassment
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Fozyia Huri, 45, a Muslim of Saudi Arabian origin, alleges that Sylvia McCullum, executive director of the Cook County court’s children’s advocacy rooms, bullied her because she was not a “good Christian.”




Glossary of Islamic terms
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Want to know the difference between hajj and halal? Here is a short glossary of some of the most commonly used words and phrases in Islamic religion and culture.

Allah

The Arabic word for “god.”




Robert Spencer’s “Fuzzy Math”
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No Muslim can do any good for “Police Blotter Scholar” Robert Spencer. During the Hajj, the Grand Mufti of Saudi Arabia, the top cleric there, gave a sermon to the 2.5 million pilgrims declaring that there is no room for terrorism and extremism in Islam:




MUSLIM WORLD: Celebration of Eid al-Adha, the festival of the sacrifice, begins
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Millions of Muslims around the world celebrated one of the biggest Muslim religious festivals, Eid al-Adha, on Tuesday morning. Prayers were offered up and, in keeping with tradition, goats, sheep and cattle were slaughtered in commemoration of prophet Abraham’s readiness to sacrifice his son to show obedience to Allah.