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August 2011 Blog Posts (69)

36 children starve to death in Somalia

36 children starve to death in Somalia

A Somali child standing in the rubble of a destroyed building near a refugee camp
At least 36 more children in Somalia's southern town of Dhobley have died because of an unrelenting famine caused by country's worst drought in decades.




The children died in less than 20 hours in Dhobley's refugee camps, set up near the…
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Added by Bilal Mahmud المكافح المخلص on August 9, 2011 at 5:19pm — No Comments

Maid takes ex-IMF chief to supreme court

Maid takes ex-IMF chief to supreme court

Nafissatou Diallo (R) who has accused former IMF head Dominique Strauss-Kahn of sexual assault, speaks at a press conference with her lawyer, Kenneth P. Thompson (L) on July 28, 2011 at the Christian Cultural Center in Brooklyn, New York.
The hotel maid who accused ex-International Monetary Fund Chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn of sexual…
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Court clears way for torture suit against Rumsfeld

CHICAGO - A federal appeals court has cleared the way for a civil suit against former defense secretary Donald

His torture legacy is catching up with him

American civilians, who say were tortured by US military in Iraq for whistle-blowing, allowed to take Rumsfeld to…

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Islamaphobia, violence thrive on Europe's edges

PARIS — They beat up black and Arab football fans, terrorize immigrant neighborhoods, smash Muslim and Jewish

Some extremists even say Breivik wasn't xenophobic enough

European far-right extremists reject softening their hate rhetoric even after Norway's massacre left…

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London riots leave 8 officers injured

  London riots leave 8 officers injured



London Metropolitan Police says eight officers have been injured during riots north of the British…
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Amid Criticism on Downgrade of U.S., S.&P. Fires Back

The day after Standard & Poor’s took the unprecedented step of stripping the United States government of its top

Jin Lee/Bloomberg News

John Chambers, head of Standard and Poor's sovereign ratings committee.

 

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Kashmiri leaders under home arrest during Ramadan

     Mirwaiz Umer Farooq chairman of the Hurriyat conference
 
The holy month of Ramadan is celebrated around the world. Over one billion Muslims throughout the globe are fasting and practicing the Islamic rituals. However, here in Indian controlled Kashmir it is different.

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S&P cuts US rating over debt situation



 
S&P cuts US rating over debt situation

The Standard & Poor's credit rating agency headquarters in New York, the United States
The Standard…
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Bahrain admits attack on medical site

  Bahrain admits attack on medical site

A wounded man is treated in Salmaniya hospital in the Bahraini capital, Manama. (file photo)
Bahraini authorities have acknowledged that its troops attacked a medical center run by the Paris-based Doctors Without Borders (MSF), claiming it was “unlicensed.”





The conformation came a day after MSF had criticized the…

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Atlanta Public School Rally...Keeping Hope Alive

 The message was clear from signs, T-shirts and posters all around Centennial Olympic Park: It's been a tough summer for Atlanta Public Schools, but as the school year approaches there's a need for parents, educators and community members to "Support the Good." 

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Entrance To The  Centennial Olympic Park.…

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Thomas Jefferson"s Iftar

Thomas Jefferson’s Iftar…

Thomas Jefferson's Quran on display stand (Library of Congress)

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Added by Bilal Mahmud المكافح المخلص on August 4, 2011 at 2:01pm — No Comments

Famine-hit Somalis struggle to celebrate Ramadan fast

Islam's holy month of Ramadan should be a time of celebration and prayer, but for Mohamed Idris, a Somali struggling

Famine and hardship

Somalis still have nothing to eat when time comes for traditional evening celebration of delicacies, prepared…

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Added by Bilal Mahmud المكافح المخلص on August 4, 2011 at 11:00am — No Comments

Gathafi forges alliance with Libya Islamists

NEW YORK - A high-profile son of Libyan leader Moamer Gathafi said Wednesday his family had forged an alliance

Libya denied such alliance

Seif al-Islam claims his family negotiated pact with Islamist rebels to drive out secular opposition

 

 

 with Islamist…

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Muslim Americans least likely to back violence

Muslim Americans are now more optimistic about their lives than any other major American faith group as their

A young girl takes part in the American Muslim Day Parade on September 26, 2010 in New York

A young girl takes part in the American Muslim Day Parade on September 26, 2010 in New York

 

 

By Reuters

 economic well-being improves and they feel more politically enfranchised.

A Gallup study released…

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DR. KING'S LAST SPEECH: "AMERICA TOO IS GOING TO HELL" 1 Reply

DISCLAIMER: This is the last speech that Dr. King wrote, he was planning to deliver this speech during a Sunday sermon on April 7, 1968. He was shot and killed before he had a chance to deliver this…Continue

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VISITING OUR PAST (INTERVIEWS WITH FORMER SLAVES FROM NORTH CAROLINA) 1 Reply

Visiting Our PastBy Rob Neufeld Every day we see and feel the beauty of the world and of humanity. But history sometimes shows us how wrong things can go, and we wonder why we are vulnerable to such…Continue

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RECIPE FOR DESTRUCTION - THE PRISON SYSTEM (A MUST READ) 1 Reply

RECIPE FOR DESTRUCTION--THE PRISON SYSTEMStep 1Start with 2 pounds of Drug WarMix vigorously with 2 cups unfair sentencing laws and 1 cup stop-and-friskDump in 1 large bag of minorities (Whenever…Continue

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DONALD J. TRUMP IS THE MODERN DAY NIMROD OF YOUR BIBLE!!!

DISCLAIMER: This is not a political argument for or against Donald Trump. This is a result of a strong series of thoughts that I can not shake and felt compelled to investigate and write.Brothers and…Continue

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