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Bilal Mahmud المكافح المخلص's Blog – February 2012 Archive (38)

Report: U.S. Mosques Ethnically-Diverse, Encourage Civic Engagement

Report: U.S. Mosques Ethnically-Diverse, Encourage Civic Engagement

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Comprehensive study shows number of U.S. mosques increased 74% since 2000

(WASHINGTON, D.C., 2/29/12) -- A comprehensive study of mosques and the attitudes of mosque leaders in the United States released today indicates that the number of American mosques increased 74 percent since 2000 and that Islamic houses of worship are…

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Added by Bilal Mahmud المكافح المخلص on February 29, 2012 at 8:00pm — 1 Comment

DC: Comprehensive Study of U.S. Mosques to Be Released

(WASHINGTON, D.C., 2/24/12) -- On Wednesday, February 29, a coalition of major American Muslim and academic

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organizations will hold a news conference at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., to release the results of a comprehensive study of mosques and the attitudes of mosque leaders in the United States.

WHAT: News Conference to Release Results of Major Survey of U.S.…

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Pain of 'Trail of Tears' shared by Blacks as well as Native Americans

(CNN) – African American history, as it is often told, includes two monumental migration stories: the forced exodus of

Pain of 'Trail of Tears' shared by Blacks as well as Native Americans
The Trail of Tears is an epochal moment not only in Cherokee history, but also in Black history.

Africans to the Americas during the brutal Middle Passage of the Trans-Atlantic slave…

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No-Fly List Used as Extrajudicial Punishment for Muslims Munia Jabbar and Gadeir Abbas

What if you left the United States for a short trip abroad, but when you tried to come home to your job, family and life

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in America, your government would not let you on the plane? What if, when you asked when you could fly home, you were told "never"?

For some American Muslims, this is not a hypothetical scenario but a brutal reality that destroys families, finances and careers. A growing number of American Muslims have been placed on the no-fly list while…

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Added by Bilal Mahmud المكافح المخلص on February 27, 2012 at 9:31pm — No Comments

Israel judges third Intifada 'unlikely' this year

JERUSALEM - A third Palestinian intifada is "unlikely" this year, according to an internal report by Israel's foreign

Unlikely but

Foreign ministry’s report judges Palestinians will continue to seize all opportunities to isolate Israel on international stage.

ministry, which says the Palestinians will instead seek diplomatic isolation of the Jewish state.

"This report, which is more than…

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$$$...Dollars from death: Arms sales maintain upward trend in 2010

STOCKHOLM - The world's 100 largest arms dealers, excluding China, sold weapons and military services worth

American firms dominate Top 100 list as usual

World's 100 largest arms dealers, excluding China, sold weapons, military services worth $411.1 billion dollars in 2010.

$411.1 billion dollars (310 billion euros) in 2010, a rise of one percent from 2009, a report published…

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Demonstration For The People Of Syria Held In Atlanta, Ga. U.S.A. At The CNN Center

Demonstration For The People Of Syria Held In Atlanta, Ga. U.S.A. At The CNN Center

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Demonstration For Syria Atlanta, Ga. CNN Center 3 Rabi II , 1433…

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Added by Bilal Mahmud المكافح المخلص on February 25, 2012 at 5:00pm — No Comments

The United Golf Association (UGA

The United Golf Association (UGA) was a group of African-American professional golfers who operated a separate

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(Left to right): Ted Rhodes, Dr. Lowell Wormley, Bill Spiller,

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              Dr. Charlie…

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Added by Bilal Mahmud المكافح المخلص on February 22, 2012 at 2:30pm — No Comments

No Habeas Corpus...Sharp rise in Palestinians held without trial

JERUSALEM - Israel is holding 309 Palestinians in prison without charge, a sharp increase from last year, an Israeli

Detentions without charge

B'Tselem reveals 309 Palestinians held by Israel under so-called administrative detention orders in January 2012.

human rights group said on Tuesday, calling for the prisoners to be charged or released.

B'Tselem said…

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Added by Bilal Mahmud المكافح المخلص on February 21, 2012 at 12:00pm — No Comments

New Museums to Shine a Spotlight on Civil Rights Era

ATLANTA — Drive through any state in the Deep South and you will find a monument or a museum dedicated to civil

Andrew Councill for The New York Times

The Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington plans to display the lunch counter from an important civil rights protest in Greensboro, N.C.…

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Sudan mourns musical icon Mohammed Osman Wardi

Sudan mourned on Sunday the death of musical icon Mohammed Wardi, a former prisoner who spent years in

Nubian Sudanese singer, songwriter

Wardi sang patriotic as well as romantic songs about Nile River, everyday Sudanese life in Arabic and his native Nubian dialect Halfawi.

By Ian Timberlake – KHARTOUM

self-imposed exile but who died on home soil after seeing his beloved nation…

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Added by Bilal Mahmud المكافح المخلص on February 20, 2012 at 7:30pm — 1 Comment

Day Of Action In Solidarity With Imam Jamil Al-Amin

Here is the flier for the March 19, 2012 3:00-5:00 PM, Ga. State Capitol, Mobilization for Imam Jamil Abdullah Al-Amin. (The eye catching
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design comes from the creative mind of Akanke Tiamoyo Abdul-Khaaliq,…
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Oliver Stone's Son, Defender of Ahmadinejad, And Converts to Islam

Sean Stone, the son of Oscar-winning director Oliver Stone son and a defender of Iranian President Mahmoud

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                       Sean Stone

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Ahmadinejad, converted to Islam on Tuesday while filming a documentary in Iran, he told Agence France Presse.

"The conversion to Islam is not abandoning Christianity or…

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Added by Bilal Mahmud المكافح المخلص on February 18, 2012 at 6:30pm — 4 Comments

Syria and the Vagaries of Political Violence

As Syria hurtles towards destruction, with the ongoing bombardment of Homs and the escalating assault on Hama,

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           Imam Zaid Shakir

By Imam Zaid on 16 February 2012

Dar’a, Idlib and many other Syrian cities and towns by a regime consumed by hubris, we can see clearly how political violence can lead to unexpected outcomes. At the beginning of the now almost year-old uprising in Syria, the regime smugly assumed that…

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The Middle East's "invisible refugees"...

DUBAI - Among the migrants who found themselves caught up in Libya during last year's war was a group of people

Wedged between violence, politics, overlapping…

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Added by Bilal Mahmud المكافح المخلص on February 18, 2012 at 6:00am — No Comments

World's first Muslim model agency opens in New York

The launch of the world's first Muslim model agency, in New York's fashionable Tribeca district, offered an interesting

Nailah Lymus (centre) with two models at the launch of Underwraps in New York. Stephen Lock for The National

Nailah Lymus (centre) with two models at the launch of Underwraps in New York. Stephen Lock for The National

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Added by Bilal Mahmud المكافح المخلص on February 16, 2012 at 6:00am — No Comments

Dubai based Arabian Business Magazine Offends Muslims

It seems that Arabian Business magazine, published in Dubai, is gambling with its name and reputation in the

American actor George Clooney

American actor George Clooney

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Added by Bilal Mahmud المكافح المخلص on February 16, 2012 at 5:30am — No Comments

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