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(The Root) -- There have been countless Olympic moments that are memorable because of sporting achievements,
but one stands out for the political statement it made. After winning a respective gold and bronze medal in the 200-meter dash at the 1968 games in Mexico City, two American track stars -- Tommie Smith and John Carlos -- shocked the world when they bowed their heads and raised their black-gloved fists in the air while they stood on…Continue
ABOARD A US MILITARY PLANE - US Defense Secretary Leon Panetta warned Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on
UN reports 200,000 civilians have fled Aleppo, many trapped after tanks, attack helicopters deployed.
Sunday that the assault on his own population in Aleppo would be a nail in his coffin.
Fighting raged on the second day of…
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On 21st September 2001, George W. Bush addressed Congress and the nation. He stated: “Americans are asking
By Felicity Arbuthnot - London
'We are the indispensable nation.'-- US Secretary of State, Madeleine Albright, NBC, 19th February 1998.
‘Why do they hate us?’ “He gave the nation the answer: “They hate us for our freedoms, our freedom of religion, our freedom of speech …” By “they” of…Continue
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A report published on Sunday in Ha'aretz reveals that US National Security Adviser Tom Donilon has presented
Washington has threatened Iran with a military strike. (SepahNews)
By Ismail Salami – Tehran
Washington's contingency plans for a possible attack on Iran to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu once the nuclear negotiations reach an impasse.
However, the report was immediately denied by a top Israeli…Continue
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The ACLU Foundation of Georgia was joined by more than a dozen organizations today in issuing a letter to
Immigration Enforcement Review Board (the Board) Chairman Benjamin J. Vinson laying out concerns with how the Board might apply the powers granted to it in the case of Michael Dale Smith v. City of Vidalia. The letter emphasized that despite Mr. Smith’s allegations concerning Lark Industries and other businesses within the city of Vidalia, any…Continue
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Ramadan Brings Much Joy And A New Academic Home For Islam In America
Ramadan Brings a New Academic Home for Islam in America July 20, 2012
On July 20, Zaytuna…
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The widespread killings of Rohingya Muslims in Burma – or Myanmar - have received only passing and dispassionate
A Rohingya woman in cramped refugee camp in Bangladesh. (Zoriah.net)
By Ramzy Baroud
coverage in most media. What they actually warrant is widespread outrage and decisive efforts to bring further human rights abuses to an immediate halt.
“Burmese helicopter set fire to three boats carrying nearly 50 Muslim…Continue
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Nuances of Marriage (Nikah) In Islam
The original mean of the word nikah is the physical relationship between man and woman. It is also used secondarily to refer to the contract of marriage…Continue
“Resilience is contagious.” – Amy Estrada. Sure, life comes along now and then and blows you off your feet. That’s
By Wael Abdelgawad | IslamicSunrays.com
alright. What matters is that you get back up.
You don’t have to have the answers. You don’t have to be superman or superwoman. When the…Continue
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The rebel Free Syrian Army said the battle to "liberate" Damascus has begun, as fighting raged in the capital on
Muslim Brotherhood urges people in Damascus to rise up, back rebels locked in ‘decisive battle’ against forces loyal Assad.
Tuesday and the army countered it has the situation under control.
The influential Muslim Brotherhood, meanwhile, urged people in…
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Usamah ibn Zayd narrated:
I went to the Prophet (PBUH&HF) one night about something I required
and he came out with something (I did not know what) under his cloak.
When I had finished telling him my business I asked him what he had
under his cloak, and when he opened it I saw al-Hasan and al-Husain on
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BEIRUT - Syria's main opposition alliance Friday urged the UN Security Council to pass a binding resolution against
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The Muslim American reality in the United States as it stands today is a relatively new
phenomenon. The jury is still out regarding what our domestic identity as a religious minority will eventually be in the United States, and it depends on a variety of circumstances and how we as individuals, as…Continue
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The Money Exchange
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In one of the largest fair-
Justin Sullivan/GETTY IMAGES -
DALY CITY, CA - JULY 12: Customers use ATMs at a Wells Fargo Bank branch office on July 12, 2012 in Daly City, California. The Justice Department announced Thursday that Wells Fargo Bank, the largest residential home mortgage originator in the United States, will pay nearly $175 million to settle accusations of discrimination…Continue
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The Brotherhood has won, and its man has reached the presidential office in Cairo - although he has "limited, redefined
As he prepares to visit Saudi Arabia, then, Mr Morsi leaves considerable tension at home. This will increase his need for stability in dealing with Egypt's neighbours, stresses Jamal Khashoggi.
responsibilities" thanks to the still-ruling military council - as the first…
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(NEW YORK, NY, 7/10/12) - A broad-based coalition* of Muslim community organizations, religious leaders and civil
rights advocates announced tonight that they will boycott an annual NYPD function, citing lack of transparency, accountability and respect.
The NYPD event, billed the "Police Department's Annual Pre-Ramadan Conference" in a letter to community leaders from Chief Philip Banks, is scheduled to take place on Wednesday…Continue
Since August, AP has been publishing stories from its ongoing investigation into secret intelligence operations set up
by the New York Police Department following the Sept. 11, 2001 terror attacks.
AP's investigation has revealed that the NYPD dispatched undercover officers into minority…
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