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Boston Globe
August 31, 2016devoted solely to Islamic burials — and, he said, it is filling up. Dr. Bahnas
August 31, 2016
Boston Globe / Posted 4 hours ago
devoted solely to Islamic burials — and, he said, it is filling up. Dr. Bahnassi, the chairman of the board of the Islamic Society of Greater Worcester, knew the area’s Muslims needed a closer place to bury their dead. The group thought it... Read more
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Northern Star
2 storey mosque expansion set to gain approval todayand a second attack in April completely destroyed the mosque. Insurance money
2 storey mosque expansion set to gain approval today
Northern Star / Posted 4 hours ago
and a second attack in April completely destroyed the mosque. Insurance money and funds raised among Muslims helped the Islamic Society of Toowoomba embark on an ambitious expansion of the building, which includes a second storey mezzanine... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
2 storey mosque expansion set to gain approval todayand a second attack in April completely destroyed the mosque. Insurance money
2 storey mosque expansion set to gain approval today
The Daily Mercury / Posted 4 hours ago
and a second attack in April completely destroyed the mosque. Insurance money and funds raised among Muslims helped the Islamic Society of Toowoomba embark on an ambitious expansion of the building, which includes a second storey mezzanine... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
2 storey mosque expansion set to gain approval todayand a second attack in April completely destroyed the mosque. Insurance money
2 storey mosque expansion set to gain approval today
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 4 hours ago
and a second attack in April completely destroyed the mosque. Insurance money and funds raised among Muslims helped the Islamic Society of Toowoomba embark on an ambitious expansion of the building, which includes a second storey mezzanine... Read more
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Queensland Times
2 storey mosque expansion set to gain approval todayand a second attack in April completely destroyed the mosque. Insurance money
2 storey mosque expansion set to gain approval today
Queensland Times / Posted 4 hours ago
and a second attack in April completely destroyed the mosque. Insurance money and funds raised among Muslims helped the Islamic Society of Toowoomba embark on an ambitious expansion of the building, which includes a second storey mezzanine... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
2 storey mosque expansion set to gain approval todayand a second attack in April completely destroyed the mosque. Insurance money
2 storey mosque expansion set to gain approval today
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 4 hours ago
and a second attack in April completely destroyed the mosque. Insurance money and funds raised among Muslims helped the Islamic Society of Toowoomba embark on an ambitious expansion of the building, which includes a second storey mezzanine... Read more
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News Mail
2 storey mosque expansion set to gain approval todayand a second attack in April completely destroyed the mosque. Insurance money
2 storey mosque expansion set to gain approval today
News Mail / Posted 4 hours ago
and a second attack in April completely destroyed the mosque. Insurance money and funds raised among Muslims helped the Islamic Society of Toowoomba embark on an ambitious expansion of the building, which includes a second storey mezzanine... Read more
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Daily Examiner
2 storey mosque expansion set to gain approval todayand a second attack in April completely destroyed the mosque. Insurance money
2 storey mosque expansion set to gain approval today
Daily Examiner / Posted 4 hours ago
and a second attack in April completely destroyed the mosque. Insurance money and funds raised among Muslims helped the Islamic Society of Toowoomba embark on an ambitious expansion of the building, which includes a second storey mezzanine... Read more
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Boston Globe
Town of Dudley removes a hurdle for Muslim cemeteryMuslim cemetery, but the proposal still must clear significant hurdles before i
Town of Dudley removes a hurdle for Muslim cemetery
Boston Globe / Posted yesterday
Muslim cemetery, but the proposal still must clear significant hurdles before it becomes a reality. The effort by the Islamic Society of Greater Worcester to buy 55 acres of former farmland with room for about 16,000 graves has dragged on for... Read more
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Boston Globe
Muslims seek new burial ground, and a Massachusetts town balkscemetery devoted solely to Islamic burials — and, he said, it is filling up. B
Muslims seek new burial ground, and a Massachusetts town balks
Boston Globe / Posted yesterday
cemetery devoted solely to Islamic burials — and, he said, it is filling up. Bahnassi, chairman of the board of the Islamic Society of Greater Worcester, knew the area’s Muslims needed a closer place to bury their dead. The group thought it... Read more
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Daily Mail
Muslim leaders' concern as festival looks set to fall on September 11Muslims follow for religious holidays, Eid al-Adha looks set to fall around Sep
Muslim leaders' concern as festival looks set to fall on September 11
Daily Mail / Posted 2 days ago
Muslims follow for religious holidays, Eid al-Adha looks set to fall around September 11. Worshippers are pictured at the Islamic Society of Augusta, Georgia In remembrance, Muslim faithful slaughter sheep, cattle, camels and other livestock in... Read more
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NBC News
Lawsuit Over Years-Denied Mosque Moves to Mediationfrom building a mosque. According to the Aug. 19 order, signed by U.S. Magistr
Lawsuit Over Years-Denied Mosque Moves to Mediation
NBC News / Posted 5 days ago
from building a mosque. According to the Aug. 19 order, signed by U.S. Magistrate Judge Lois H. Goodman, attorneys for the Islamic Society of Basking Ridge and Bernards Township, New Jersey, will meet before retired Judge Joel A. Pisano, beginning... Read more
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Reuters
American university attack hits at heart of Afghan liberal learningPakistan, in an effort to frighten the public and damage centers of learning th
American university attack hits at heart of Afghan liberal learning
Reuters / Posted 6 days ago
Pakistan, in an effort to frighten the public and damage centers of learning they deem out of place in their vision of an Islamic society. Taliban insurgents who control swathes of rural Afghanistan and want to topple the Western-backed... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
American university attack hits at heart of Afghan liberal learningPakistan, in an effort to frighten the public and damage centres of learning th
American university attack hits at heart of Afghan liberal learning
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 6 days ago
Pakistan, in an effort to frighten the public and damage centres of learning they deem out of place in their vision of an Islamic society. Taliban insurgents who control swathes of rural Afghanistan and want to topple the Western-backed... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Baltimore County to continue study of school closings on religious holidaysfurther marginalize Muslim students. "This smells of bigotry and discriminatio
Baltimore County to continue study of school closings on religious holidays
Baltimore Sun / Posted 7 days ago
further marginalize Muslim students. "This smells of bigotry and discrimination," said Muhammed Jameel, president of the Islamic Society of Baltimore, which has 30,000 congregants in the area. Muslim parents wanted the school board to close... Read more
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Daily Record
Bernards, Islamic Society headed to mediationis heading to mediation next month. United States Magistrate Lois Goodman rule
Bernards, Islamic Society headed to mediation
Daily Record / Posted 8 days ago
is heading to mediation next month. United States Magistrate Lois Goodman ruled Friday that the lawsuit between the Islamic Society of Basking Ridge and the township will be mediated by retired U.S. District Judge Joel Pisano starting on... Read more
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Boston Globe
Dudley may erect new obstacle to Muslim cemeterydiscuss whether to exercise what selectmen say is a municipal right of first re
Dudley may erect new obstacle to Muslim cemetery
Boston Globe / Posted 9 days ago
discuss whether to exercise what selectmen say is a municipal right of first refusal to buy the 55-acre tract sought by the Islamic Society of Greater Worcester to create a burial site. The hearing comes as the office of US Attorney Carmen M. Ortiz... Read more
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Orange County Register
Two views of West’s decline“submits” to Allah. Francois motives for conversion merge opportunism and attra
Two views of West’s decline
Orange County Register / Posted 10 days ago
“submits” to Allah. Francois motives for conversion merge opportunism and attraction, including to the notion that, in an Islamic society, high prestige people like himself get to choose not only one wife, but several, including those barely past... Read more
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KOCO 5 Oklahoma City
Man arrested for terrorism hoax against metro mosque, grocery store, police saymailing a death threat to a metro mosque and painting anti-Muslim tags on the s
Man arrested for terrorism hoax against metro mosque, grocery store, police say
KOCO 5 Oklahoma City / Posted 12 days ago
mailing a death threat to a metro mosque and painting anti-Muslim tags on the side of a metro business. An employee at the Islamic Society of Greater Oklahoma in the 3800 block of St. Clair Avenue said the mosque received an envelope June 1... Read more
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Daily Herald
St. Bartholomew Church marks 175 years with look to futurechurch initiated a high-profile bridge to the Muslim community last year when i
St. Bartholomew Church marks 175 years with look to future
Daily Herald / Posted 12 days ago
church initiated a high-profile bridge to the Muslim community last year when its members formed a 14-person panel with the Islamic Society of Columbus Indiana after St. Bartholomew and two other Christian churches were spray-painted in 2014 with... Read more
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Boston Globe
Wilmington man accused of threatening Boston mosque indictedallegedly posted a meme depicting a mosque engulfed in flames with writing that
Wilmington man accused of threatening Boston mosque indicted
Boston Globe / Posted 12 days ago
allegedly posted a meme depicting a mosque engulfed in flames with writing that said, “Burn your local mosque” to the Islamic Society of Boston Culture Center (ISBCC)’s Facebook page. Authorities say he wrote “Hello scumbags” and a smiley face... Read more
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Orange County Register
Chapman University and members of O.C.'s Muslim community partner on interfaith projectI can fight to the death to defend your right to believe in what you believe.”
Chapman University and members of O.C.'s Muslim community partner on interfaith project
Orange County Register / Posted 12 days ago
I can fight to the death to defend your right to believe in what you believe.” Farukhi, who serves on the board of the Islamic Society of Orange County mosque in Garden Grove, said he hopes he can get more people excited about his vision. “Los... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Board approves east Montgomery mosque proposalThe Montgomery Board of Adjustment has approved a the East Montgomery Islamic S
Board approves east Montgomery mosque proposal
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 13 days ago
The Montgomery Board of Adjustment has approved a the East Montgomery Islamic Society's proposal to build a mosque in east Montgomery. Thursday night's board meeting at Montgomery City Hall was packed. Representatives from some area churches came to... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Feds to investigate town’s rejection of Muslim cemetaryThursday that the investigation will determine whether the town of Dudley viola
Feds to investigate town’s rejection of Muslim cemetary
WWLP Springfield / Posted 13 days ago
Thursday that the investigation will determine whether the town of Dudley violated the right to religious exercise by the Islamic Society of Greater Worcester. The Islamic group purchased 55 acres of farmland in Dudley for a Muslim cemetery, but... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Wilmington man indicted on charges of threatening to burn mosquelargest mosque in Boston was indicted Thursday. Patrick Keogan, 44, was arreste
Wilmington man indicted on charges of threatening to burn mosque
Lowell Sun / Posted 13 days ago
largest mosque in Boston was indicted Thursday. Patrick Keogan, 44, was arrested in July after he allegedly threatened the Islamic Society of Boston Cultural Center. Court documents allege that he posted an image of a mosque in flames along with... Read more
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The Columbian
Feds to investigate town’s rejection of Muslim cemeteryThursday that the investigation will determine whether the town of Dudley viola
Feds to investigate town’s rejection of Muslim cemetery
The Columbian / Posted 13 days ago
Thursday that the investigation will determine whether the town of Dudley violated the right to religious exercise by the Islamic Society of Greater Worcester. The Islamic group purchased 55 acres of farmland in Dudley for a Muslim cemetery, but... Read more
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Boston Globe
August 18, 2016said Thursday the investigation will determine whether the town of Dudley viola
August 18, 2016
Boston Globe / Posted 13 days ago
said Thursday the investigation will determine whether the town of Dudley violated the right to religious exercise by the Islamic Society of Greater Worcester. The Islamic group wants to use 55 acres of farmland in Dudley for a Muslim cemetery,... Read more
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CBS News
Muslim cemetery rejection in Massachusetts sparks federal investigationThursday that the investigation will determine whether the town of Dudley viola
Muslim cemetery rejection in Massachusetts sparks federal investigation
CBS News / Posted 13 days ago
Thursday that the investigation will determine whether the town of Dudley violated the right to religious exercise by the Islamic Society of Greater Worcester. The Islamic group purchased 55 acres of farmland in Dudley for a Muslim cemetery, but... Read more
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FOX News
Feds to investigate Massachusetts town's rejection of Muslim cemeteryThursday that the investigation will determine whether the town of Dudley viola
Feds to investigate Massachusetts town's rejection of Muslim cemetery
FOX News / Posted 13 days ago
Thursday that the investigation will determine whether the town of Dudley violated the right to religious exercise by the Islamic Society of Greater Worcester. The Islamic group purchased 55 acres of farmland in Dudley for a Muslim cemetery, but... Read more
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Boston Herald
U.S. Attorney probing rejected Muslim cemetery in DudleyAttorney Carmen Ortiz announced this morning her civil rights unit is investiga
U.S. Attorney probing rejected Muslim cemetery in Dudley
Boston Herald / Posted 13 days ago
Attorney Carmen Ortiz announced this morning her civil rights unit is investigating the town of Dudley for denying the Islamic Society of Greater Worcester a permit to establish a Muslim cemetery. The purpose of the probe, Ortiz explained, is... Read more
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Boston Globe
Dudley faces federal civil rights investigation after blocking Muslim cemeteryU.S. Attorney Carmen Ortiz’s Office said in a statement. The probe will look t
Dudley faces federal civil rights investigation after blocking Muslim cemetery
Boston Globe / Posted 13 days ago
U.S. Attorney Carmen Ortiz’s Office said in a statement. The probe will look to determine whether the town violated the Islamic Society of Greater Worcester’s right to religious exercise by placing unreasonable barriers to the purchase, Ortiz’s... Read more
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Boston Globe
US attorney’s office to investigate dispute over Islamic cemetery in Dudleyin the central Massachusetts community. Ortiz has assigned the Civil Rights Un
US attorney’s office to investigate dispute over Islamic cemetery in Dudley
Boston Globe / Posted 13 days ago
in the central Massachusetts community. Ortiz has assigned the Civil Rights Unit in her office to investigate whether the Islamic Society of Greater Worcester’s right to practice their religious beliefs were infringed on when residents and town... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Feds to investigate town's rejection of Muslim cemeteryThursday that the investigation will determine whether the town of Dudley viola
Feds to investigate town's rejection of Muslim cemetery
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 13 days ago
Thursday that the investigation will determine whether the town of Dudley violated the right to religious exercise by the Islamic Society of Greater Worcester. The Islamic group wants to use 55 acres of farmland in Dudley for a Muslim cemetery,... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
REVEALED: What our new mosque will look likeGarden City Mosque was hit by arsonists, who are still at large, twice last yea
REVEALED: What our new mosque will look like
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 13 days ago
Garden City Mosque was hit by arsonists, who are still at large, twice last year and was razed by the second attack. The Islamic Society of Toowoomba decided that in rebuilding, it would construct a larger mosque to cater for an expected increase... Read more
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New Kerala
Bahrain authorities must end 'systematic harassment' of Shia population - UN rights experts - newkerala.com #105992the UN experts stressed. Other actions recently undertaken in the country incl
Bahrain authorities must end 'systematic harassment' of Shia population - UN rights experts - newkerala.com #105992
New Kerala / Posted 14 days ago
the UN experts stressed. Other actions recently undertaken in the country include the dissolution of Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society, shutting of faith-based organizations, restrictions on the practice of religious rites, on Friday prayers... Read more
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WESH 2 Orlando
Local Muslims outraged by Trump commentsThe spiritual leader of the Islamic Society of Central Florida calls Republican
Local Muslims outraged by Trump comments
WESH 2 Orlando / Posted 15 days ago
The spiritual leader of the Islamic Society of Central Florida calls Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump’s latest plans for screening immigrants reckless and dangerous. “His proposals are very offensive,” said Imam Muhammad Musri. During... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Wilmington man who threatened to burn down mosques held without bailof fire. According to court documents, on Nov. 14, 2015, Keogan allegedly poste
Wilmington man who threatened to burn down mosques held without bail
Lowell Sun / Posted 16 days ago
of fire. According to court documents, on Nov. 14, 2015, Keogan allegedly posted on Facebook an online threat against the Islamic Society of Boston Cultural Center, a Roxbury-based cultural center that offers a mosque and education, spiritual, and... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Trump, campaign vitriol boosts Muslim voter outreachcoming or going they can fill out voter-registration forms or request a mail-in
Trump, campaign vitriol boosts Muslim voter outreach
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 16 days ago
coming or going they can fill out voter-registration forms or request a mail-in ballot. Imam Muhammad Musri, who leads the Islamic Society of Central Florida, said voting is a citizen's obligation. "Our message to our community is that we're... Read more
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The Patriot Ledger
QUINCY NEIGHBORHOODS: Quincy Point is much more than the shipyardspots, Mound Street Beach and Avalon Beach, along the Town River. BRAGGING RIG
QUINCY NEIGHBORHOODS: Quincy Point is much more than the shipyard
The Patriot Ledger / Posted 19 days ago
spots, Mound Street Beach and Avalon Beach, along the Town River. BRAGGING RIGHTS Quincy Point is home to the Islamic Society of New England on South Street, the oldest mosque in New England. The 1,200-ton Goliath crane built at the... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
Islamic Society of Tampa Bay director, 62, dies of cancerremembered Wednesday night Sultan, 62, died of cancer Tuesday night Sultan wa
Islamic Society of Tampa Bay director, 62, dies of cancer
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted 20 days ago
remembered Wednesday night Sultan, 62, died of cancer Tuesday night Sultan was the prayer leader and director of the Islamic Society of Tampa Bay for nearly 30 years Imam Mohammad Sultan, 62, died of cancer Tuesday night. A prayer service... Read more
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Daily Herald
Capt. Khan's parents to speak in Rosemont as inspiration for Muslims8 and 11 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 3, at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, d
Capt. Khan's parents to speak in Rosemont as inspiration for Muslims
Daily Herald / Posted 21 days ago
8 and 11 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 3, at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, during the 53rd annual convention of the Islamic Society of North America. They'll be among several speakers in a prime-time slot known as the "Saturday Night... Read more
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The Christian Post
California Backs Off Plan to Limit Freedom of Religious CollegesYusuf Hanson, National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference President Samue
California Backs Off Plan to Limit Freedom of Religious Colleges
The Christian Post / Posted 21 days ago
Yusuf Hanson, National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference President Samuel Rodriguez, Rabbi Meir Soloveichik of Yeshiva University, former U.S. Congressman Frank Wolf of Virginia, and Imam Faizul Khan of the Islamic Society of Washington... Read more
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Christian Today
Rick Warren, Russell Moore and other evangelical leaders protest California education BillRabbi Meir Soloveichik of Yeshiva University, former US Congressman Frank Wolf
Rick Warren, Russell Moore and other evangelical leaders protest California education Bill
Christian Today / Posted 21 days ago
Rabbi Meir Soloveichik of Yeshiva University, former US Congressman Frank Wolf of Virginia, and Imam Faizul Khan of the Islamic Society of Washington Area. At the same time, the National Association of Evangelicals (NAE) has also condemned the... Read more
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Acton Commentary
Religious leaders call on California to protect religious liberty of collegesat Eastern University Jo Anne Lyon General Superintendent Emerita The Wesleya
Religious leaders call on California to protect religious liberty of colleges
Acton Commentary / Posted 21 days ago
at Eastern University Jo Anne Lyon General Superintendent Emerita The Wesleyan Church Faizul Khan Imam and Founder Islamic Society of Washington Area Public Square Strategies San Diego Christian College Daniel L. Akin... Read more
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The Columbia County News-Times
Police blotterthat no damage was made. No charges were filed. Man causes row at Islamic cent
Police blotter
The Columbia County News-Times / Posted 21 days ago
that no damage was made. No charges were filed. Man causes row at Islamic center Police responded to two calls to the Islamic Society of Augusta in Evans on Thursday and Friday. A man who identified himself as Dawun Islam reportedly slapped a... Read more
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Daily Herald
Khans to speak at Islamic convention in Rosemontfighting in Iraq are to speak at a convention in Rosemont next month. Khizr an
Khans to speak at Islamic convention in Rosemont
Daily Herald / Posted 22 days ago
fighting in Iraq are to speak at a convention in Rosemont next month. Khizr and Ghazala Khan will speak Sept. 3 at the Islamic Society of North American convention in Rosemont. About 15,000 people are expected to attend the event, which runs... Read more
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The Christian Post
Russell Moore, Rick Warren Join Interfaith Coalition Denouncing 'Un-American' California BillRabbi Meir Soloveichik of Yeshiva University, former U.S. Congressman Frank Wol
Russell Moore, Rick Warren Join Interfaith Coalition Denouncing 'Un-American' California Bill
The Christian Post / Posted 22 days ago
Rabbi Meir Soloveichik of Yeshiva University, former U.S. Congressman Frank Wolf of Virginia, and Imam Faizul Khan of the Islamic Society of Washington Area. (Photo: The Christian Post/Sonny Hong)Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission panel on... Read more
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Air Force Times
Gold Star parents to speak at Islamic conventionin Iraq are to speak at a convention in suburban Chicago next month. Khizr and
Gold Star parents to speak at Islamic convention
Air Force Times / Posted 22 days ago
in Iraq are to speak at a convention in suburban Chicago next month. Khizr and Ghazala Khan will speak Sept. 3 at the Islamic Society of North America convention in Rosemont. About 15,000 people are expected to attend the event, which runs... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
I'll Fight Nigeria, Whole World, Boko Haram's Shekau Boasts in New VideoBoko Haram pledged allegiance in March last year. Shekau dismissed Barnawi as
I'll Fight Nigeria, Whole World, Boko Haram's Shekau Boasts in New Video
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 days ago
Boko Haram pledged allegiance in March last year. Shekau dismissed Barnawi as an infidel who condoned living in an un-Islamic society without waging jihad. Shekau became leader after Nigerian security forces killed the group's founding chief... Read more
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International Business Times
Boko Haram: Disputed leader Abubakar Shekau vows to continue jihad in new video doubt over Shekau's leadership. In the new video, Shekau accused Barnawi of be
Boko Haram: Disputed leader Abubakar Shekau vows to continue jihad in new video
International Business Times / Posted 22 days ago
doubt over Shekau's leadership. In the new video, Shekau accused Barnawi of being an infidel who condoned living in a non Islamic society without waging jihad. Who are Nigeria's BokoHaram terrorists? BokoHaram, which has renamed itself Iswap,... Read more
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