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Preparing to head into town for a holiday parade, a Mississippi state senator and Greenwood city councilman received a
phone call that turned his festive mood somber.
by Takia White
Special to Tri-State Defender
It was Friday, Dec. 3, and the call David Jordan received came from a local police officer, who told him that a young…Continue
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ISTANBUL - A Turkish ferry which was the target of a deadly raid by Israeli commandos when it tried to deliver aid to
Lieberman vows no Israel apology to Turkey on raid but Netanyahu…
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The last decade has been nothing less than challenging for Muslims in Britain. In the aftermath of the horrific attacks of
Exploring Islam Foundation aims to challenge misconceptions about Islam, raise…
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SAN FRANCISCO — A federal judge Tuesday ordered the U.S. government to pay more than $2.5 million in attorney
Myles Murphy / Ashland Daily Tidings via AP fileContinue
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Norman Borlaug, whose work in Mexico and India led to the 'green revolution' in agricultural production, died last week
Fast broadband will transform Africa, and the rest of the world will change too, says Bill Thompson.
and was widely commemorated for his important work.
While the introduction of new crops and the use of…Continue
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The pretty two-storey home with a red-tiled roof built by Adel and Iman Kaadan looks no different from the rows of other
New Israeli legislation to enshrine maintaining segregation in housing between Jewish and Arab…
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Nine years after 9/11, hysteria about Muslims in American life has gripped the country. With it has gone an outburst of
The Islamophobic crusade has gone beyond the right-wing pro-Israel activists and cyber-bigots. It now belongs to leading Republican presidential candidates, top-rated cable news hosts, and crowds of Tea Party activists, notes Max Blumenthal.
Inside the Bizarre Cabal of Secretive…Continue
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Some stories are told with shame; others are just matter-of-fact accounts, but the dozens of soldier testimonies in a
'Breaking the Silence' displays testimonies, photographs from Israeli troops who served in occupied Palestinian…
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It is the "most expensive Christmas tree ever," with a "value of over 11 million dollars," said Hans Olbertz, general
UAE hotel erects 11-million-dollar Christmas tree
Christmas came in extravagant fashion to the Muslim desert emirate of Abu Dhabi as a glitzy hotel unveiled a bejewelled Christmas tree valued at more than 11 million dollars on Wednesday.
manager of Emirates…Continue
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Alya Nuri is a 10-year old American Muslim, author, and motivational speaker. She started her
writing career at the tender age of 7 and has recently published a 4 book series called “Things Every Kid Should Know”.
Her books target a younger audience and aim to educate and promote prevention of smoking, alcohol, drugs and bullying. Alya is a homeschooled 7th grader and loves reading books and working for the welfare of the poor and needy. She…Continue
AMMAN - The Jordanian government said on Monday that a fatwa issued by the Islamist
Government rejects fatwa barring Muslims from assisting US, NATO troops in Afghanistan as offensive.
opposition barring Muslims from assisting US and NATO troops in Afghanistan was "offensive."
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The Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC) and United Nations World Food Programme
By Henry Neondo
(WFP) are to jointly launch humanitarian programme to assist displaced people in the Afgooye corridor southwest of the Somali capital Mogadishu.
A memorandum of understanding between…
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ARUSHA---The study titled The New Harvest, Agricultural Innovation in Africa, led by Harvard
By Lilian Museka
University Professor Calestous Juma, is in contrast with entrenched, gloomy perceptions of…Continue
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A new survey by the Medical Research Council (MRC) in Gauteng, South Africa’s wealthiest
By Eric Sande
province, found that 37. 4 per cent of men admitted having committed a rape, while 25.3 per cent of women said they had been raped.
The survey questioned 511 women and 487 men, of whom 90 per cent were black and 10 per cent…
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BERLIN - One person in four worldwide paid a bribe during the past year, according to a study
Study says Middle East and North Africa second most corrupt region in world.
Added by Bilal Mahmud المكافح المخلص on December 10, 2010 at 11:56pm — No Comments
Undeterred by sickening tales of abuse, Indonesian women are lining up to work as maids in
Domestic workers believe they are going to Islamic holy land, will not be abused by fellow Muslims.…
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BAGHDAD - Displaced Iraqi female-headed families who have returned home are still experiencing major livelihood
International Organization for Migration: Iraqi female-headed families returning home…
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WASHINGTON - Arabic was the fastest-growing foreign language for US university study last year, with
Study finds Arabic to be fastest-growing foreign language for US university learning last…
BUENOS AIRES - Argentina and Uruguay said Monday they were joining Brazil in recognizing an independent
sraeli anger as Uruguay joins Brazil and Argentina in recognizing an independent Palestinian…
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