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Daily Mail
The 5th anniversary of the death of the man who still inspires attacksto remove it, Handeyside added, 'is ultimately futile and possibly counterprodu
The 5th anniversary of the death of the man who still inspires attacks
Daily Mail / Posted 18 hours ago
to remove it, Handeyside added, 'is ultimately futile and possibly counterproductive.' Institution: The Denver Islamic Society where cleric Anwar al-Awlaki served as a teacher in the 1990s Grief: Solders at Fort Hood comfort one... Read more
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J Weekly
mideast briefsM. Ali Chaudry, the former mayor of Basking Ridge, New Jersey; Sayyid Syeed, th
mideast briefs
J Weekly / Posted yesterday
M. Ali Chaudry, the former mayor of Basking Ridge, New Jersey; Sayyid Syeed, the director of interfaith alliances at the Islamic Society of North America; and Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf, who directed an unsuccessful effort to build an Islamic... Read more
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The Nashua Telegraph
An open letter to the city’s Islamic Societyto acts of love in service to one another. We are heartbroken and outraged over
An open letter to the city’s Islamic Society
The Nashua Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
to acts of love in service to one another. We are heartbroken and outraged over the events perpetrated this month at the Islamic Society of Greater Nashua on the 15th anniversary of Sept. 11, 2001. Our sisters and brothers in Nashua have the... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
A Muslim woman in Playboy. What could go wrong?represent their views? Comedy clubs? The White House?” wrote Ingrid Mattson, a
A Muslim woman in Playboy. What could go wrong?
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 3 days ago
represent their views? Comedy clubs? The White House?” wrote Ingrid Mattson, a Muslim academic and former president of the Islamic Society of North America, on a Twitter thread about the Playboy interview. The scandal erupted last Thursday, when... Read more
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The Washington Times
Another useless Iraq surgeis intended to be based. The imams preach that democracy is a rejection of Isla
Another useless Iraq surge
The Washington Times / Posted 4 days ago
is intended to be based. The imams preach that democracy is a rejection of Islam, democracy can never take root in an Islamic society. And they’re right: Islam prohibits the separation of mosque and state. It cannot coexist with... Read more
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SKY News
Boko Haram leader: 'You have not seen the worst'clip posted on social media, Shekau rejected the claim and dismissed Barnawi as
Boko Haram leader: 'You have not seen the worst'
SKY News / Posted 5 days ago
clip posted on social media, Shekau rejected the claim and dismissed Barnawi as an infidel who condoned living in an un-Islamic society without waging jihad. Shekau became Boko Haram leader after founder Mohammed Yusuf was killed by security... Read more
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The Forward
10 American Muslim Leaders Urge Hamas to Return Remains of Israeli SoldiersM. Ali Chaudry, the former mayor of Basking Ridge, N.J.; Sayyid Syeed, the dire
10 American Muslim Leaders Urge Hamas to Return Remains of Israeli Soldiers
The Forward / Posted 5 days ago
M. Ali Chaudry, the former mayor of Basking Ridge, N.J.; Sayyid Syeed, the director of interfaith alliances at the Islamic Society of North America; and Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf, who directed an unsuccessful and controversial effort to build... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
Foxfield Races Holds Fall Family Dayplay a sport they love. Charlottesville Mosque Holds Open House EventCharlotte
Foxfield Races Holds Fall Family Day
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted 5 days ago
play a sport they love. Charlottesville Mosque Holds Open House EventCharlottesville Mosque Holds Open House Event The Islamic Society of Central Virginia held an open house at their Charlottesville mosque Saturday. Volunteers from the mosque... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
Natural Bridge Becomes Virginia's 37th State Parkplay a sport they love. Charlottesville Mosque Holds Open House EventCharlotte
Natural Bridge Becomes Virginia's 37th State Park
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted 5 days ago
play a sport they love. Charlottesville Mosque Holds Open House EventCharlottesville Mosque Holds Open House Event The Islamic Society of Central Virginia held an open house at their Charlottesville mosque Saturday. Volunteers from the mosque... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
Charlottesville's McGrady's Irish Pub Closesplay a sport they love. Charlottesville Mosque Holds Open House EventCharlotte
Charlottesville's McGrady's Irish Pub Closes
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted 5 days ago
play a sport they love. Charlottesville Mosque Holds Open House EventCharlottesville Mosque Holds Open House Event The Islamic Society of Central Virginia held an open house at their Charlottesville mosque Saturday. Volunteers from the mosque... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
Mild Earthquake Reported in Louisa Countyplay a sport they love. Charlottesville Mosque Holds Open House EventCharlotte
Mild Earthquake Reported in Louisa County
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted 5 days ago
play a sport they love. Charlottesville Mosque Holds Open House EventCharlottesville Mosque Holds Open House Event The Islamic Society of Central Virginia held an open house at their Charlottesville mosque Saturday. Volunteers from the mosque... Read more
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News.com.au
‘Iran wins the prize for high frequency harassment’frequency harassment. It’s hard to pinpoint why. Perhaps the men are pent up f
‘Iran wins the prize for high frequency harassment’
News.com.au / Posted 5 days ago
frequency harassment. It’s hard to pinpoint why. Perhaps the men are pent up from being repressed by their conservative Islamic society? Maybe I’m a more comfortable target because I look Iranian? My best guess: I’m a foreigner, and men here... Read more
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KENS 5 San Antonio
FBI investigates homegrown terrorism cases near the Texas borderthere is someone being radicalized, we are the first to know if he’s come to th
FBI investigates homegrown terrorism cases near the Texas border
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted 7 days ago
there is someone being radicalized, we are the first to know if he’s come to the mosque,” said Noor Ahmad, an Imam for the Islamic Society of South Texas in McAllen. He said while it’s uncommon to hear of such incidents in this community of 2,000... Read more
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NBC News
Islamic Community Group Sues City Alleging House Made Landmark to Stop Mosqueimmediately clear how many RLUIPA lawsuits were filed this year for proposed mo
Islamic Community Group Sues City Alleging House Made Landmark to Stop Mosque
NBC News / Posted 8 days ago
immediately clear how many RLUIPA lawsuits were filed this year for proposed mosques. One was brought in March by the Islamic Society of Basking Ridge, in New Jersey, which is suing the Bernards Township planning board for allegedly rejecting... Read more
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Boston Globe
Trump rhetoric energizes Muslim votersmight have ignored the background noise of a presidential campaign. But when D
Trump rhetoric energizes Muslim voters
Boston Globe / Posted 8 days ago
might have ignored the background noise of a presidential campaign. But when Durrani saw a voter registration table at the Islamic Society of Boston Cultural Center in Roxbury earlier this year, he stopped and did the paperwork. “After hearing... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Youngstown news, Obituaries, Tributes, OMAR JIHAD-BAAREE, Youngstown, Ohioand a host of relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his father.
Youngstown news, Obituaries, Tributes, OMAR JIHAD-BAAREE, Youngstown, Ohio
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 8 days ago
and a host of relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his father. Services were held Sept. 16, by the Islamic Society of Greater Youngstown, with burial at Green Haven Memorial Gardens. Arrangements of comfort were handled by... Read more
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The Border Mail
Faith is not a barrierBorder which was still one community. The parish had been in regular contact w
Faith is not a barrier
The Border Mail / Posted 8 days ago
Border which was still one community. The parish had been in regular contact with other churches and faiths, including the Islamic Society of Albury-Wodonga. He said the world had changed and the church needed to change with it. “It's about... Read more
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Corpus Christi Caller-Times
Youth summit encourages students to make good choicesas civil rights, the importance of making good decisions and how to handle conf
Youth summit encourages students to make good choices
Corpus Christi Caller-Times / Posted 9 days ago
as civil rights, the importance of making good decisions and how to handle conflicts. Mohammed Elghobashy, imam of the Islamic Society of Corpus Christi, told students cultural differences shouldn't pit people against each other. "Don't let... Read more
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Reuters
'Chicken shacks' are lifeline for New Jersey's Afghan immigrantsperpetrator, these terrorist acts do not represent Islam or Muslims in any sens
'Chicken shacks' are lifeline for New Jersey's Afghan immigrants
Reuters / Posted 10 days ago
perpetrator, these terrorist acts do not represent Islam or Muslims in any sense," said Ali Chaudry, the president of the Islamic Society of Basking Ridge. But Ali, the chicken shack owner, said he was worried about retaliation, even though he... Read more
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asianage
'Chicken shacks' are lifeline for New Jersey's Afghan immigrantsperpetrator, these terrorist acts do not represent Islam or Muslims in any sens
'Chicken shacks' are lifeline for New Jersey's Afghan immigrants
asianage / Posted 10 days ago
perpetrator, these terrorist acts do not represent Islam or Muslims in any sense," said Ali Chaudry, the president of the Islamic Society of Basking Ridge. But Ali, the chicken shack owner, said he was worried about retaliation, even though he... Read more
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CBC.ca
Canadian company helped Bahrain block opposition, anti-Islam websites, says reportagencies have reputations of using excessive force. In June, the country suspe
Canadian company helped Bahrain block opposition, anti-Islam websites, says report
CBC.ca / Posted 10 days ago
agencies have reputations of using excessive force. In June, the country suspended all activities by the Al Wefaq National Islamic Society, the country's leading Shia opposition group. The Citizen Lab's report found that Al Wefaq's websites were... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Muslim groups condemn bombings, praise law enforcement, ahead of Elizabeth press eventout terrorists,” the coalition said in its statement. Mohammad Ali Chaudry, a
Muslim groups condemn bombings, praise law enforcement, ahead of Elizabeth press event
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 11 days ago
out terrorists,” the coalition said in its statement. Mohammad Ali Chaudry, a coalition spokesman and president of the Islamic Society of Basking Ridge, said violence the bombings and similar acts of mass violence have a deep and hurtful impact... Read more
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Daily Mail
Muslims given permission to rebuild a bigger Toowoomba mosquespace for women, the committee has decided to make provisions for those,' Profe
Muslims given permission to rebuild a bigger Toowoomba mosque
Daily Mail / Posted 11 days ago
space for women, the committee has decided to make provisions for those,' Professor Shahjahan Khan from the Toowoomba Islamic Society said. The expanded premises will have an on-site car parking space for 42 vehicles and a total of 300... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Mosque faces final hurdle from Toowoomba council todayMEMBERS of the Islamic Society of Toowoomba will find out this morning whether
Mosque faces final hurdle from Toowoomba council today
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 11 days ago
MEMBERS of the Islamic Society of Toowoomba will find out this morning whether they will be granted permission to rebuild and expand their mosque which was burned in two arson attacks last year. Toowoomba Regional Council will this morning vote on... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
Muslims rail against Harvard as Suu Kyi named ‘Humanitarian of the Year’the United Nations calls one of the world’s most persecuted minorities. In The
Muslims rail against Harvard as Suu Kyi named ‘Humanitarian of the Year’
Asian Correspondent / Posted 13 days ago
the United Nations calls one of the world’s most persecuted minorities. In The Crimson, a Harvard College daily, Harvard Islamic Society director of external relations Anwar Omeish said the student organization felt the foundation’s selection of... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
No place for Pauline Hanson's ‘recycled racism’ here“It’s the same old thing, she’s just changed her target." United: The Islamic
No place for Pauline Hanson's ‘recycled racism’ here
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 13 days ago
“It’s the same old thing, she’s just changed her target." United: The Islamic Society of the Illawarra's Gary Ismail, Church on the Mall reverend Geoff Flynn and Omar Mosque chairman Dr Munir Hussain. Picture: Robert Peet. Illawarra Muslim leaders... Read more
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The Nashua Telegraph
Nashua receives ‘welcoming city’ designationwhen Donchess introduced the resolution at Wednesday’s Board of Aldermen meetin
Nashua receives ‘welcoming city’ designation
The Nashua Telegraph / Posted 13 days ago
when Donchess introduced the resolution at Wednesday’s Board of Aldermen meeting. Muhammad Akbar, the president of the Islamic Society of Greater Nashua, applauded the resolution and his adopted home city. “I feel welcome already,” he... Read more
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The Post-Journal
Fellowship And Faith Promoted By Churches In First Pace Walkweek after, First Covenant Church convened with several churches and other reli
Fellowship And Faith Promoted By Churches In First Pace Walk
The Post-Journal / Posted 14 days ago
week after, First Covenant Church convened with several churches and other religious organizations, including the Jamestown Islamic Society, to participate in a Peace Walk, organized by Charlie Hodges, Christ First United Methodist Church mission... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Hanson 'hires ex-Trump adviser'claimed Australia was being "swamped by Muslims who bear a culture and ideology
Hanson 'hires ex-Trump adviser'
Brisbane Times / Posted 14 days ago
claimed Australia was being "swamped by Muslims who bear a culture and ideology that is incompatible with our own". The Islamic Society of Central Queensland said it will invite the senator to its open day next month to discuss her views. One... Read more
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News.com.au
Hanson 'hires ex-Trump adviser'claimed Australia was being "swamped by Muslims who bear a culture and ideology
Hanson 'hires ex-Trump adviser'
News.com.au / Posted 14 days ago
claimed Australia was being "swamped by Muslims who bear a culture and ideology that is incompatible with our own". The Islamic Society of Central Queensland said it will invite the senator to its open day next month to discuss her views. One... Read more
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News.com.au
Hanson invited to Qld mosque open dayan end to Muslim immigration. Muslims, she argued, bore "a culture and ideolog
Hanson invited to Qld mosque open day
News.com.au / Posted 15 days ago
an end to Muslim immigration. Muslims, she argued, bore "a culture and ideology that is incompatible with our own". The Islamic Society of Central Queensland extended an interview to Ms Hanson during a radio interview. However she later insisted... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
No place for ‘recycled racism’ here“It’s the same old thing, she’s just changed her target." United: The Islamic
No place for ‘recycled racism’ here
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 15 days ago
“It’s the same old thing, she’s just changed her target." United: The Islamic Society of the Illawarra's Gary Ismail, Church on the Mall reverend Geoff Flynn and Omar Mosque chairman Dr Munir Hussain. Picture: Robert Peet. Illawarra Muslim leaders... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Qld Islam community wants to meet Hansonduring her first Senate speech. 'We know that she used to run a fish and chips
Qld Islam community wants to meet Hanson
Sky News Australia / Posted 15 days ago
during her first Senate speech. 'We know that she used to run a fish and chips shop and fish is halal and chips are halal, so it's good for both of us,' Islamic Society of Central Queensland secretary Binil Kattiparambil told A... Read more
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Kiama Independent
No place for ‘recycled racism’ here“It’s the same old thing, she’s just changed her target." United: The Islamic
No place for ‘recycled racism’ here
Kiama Independent / Posted 15 days ago
“It’s the same old thing, she’s just changed her target." United: The Islamic Society of the Illawarra's Gary Ismail, Church on the Mall reverend Geoff Flynn and Omar Mosque chairman Dr Munir Hussain. Picture: Robert Peet. Illawarra Muslim leaders... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Toowoomba Muslims hit back at 'extremist' Pauline Hansonshe said the country was in danger of being swamped by Asians. Professor Shahj
Toowoomba Muslims hit back at 'extremist' Pauline Hanson
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 16 days ago
she said the country was in danger of being swamped by Asians. Professor Shahjahan Khan, the founding president of the Islamic Society of Toowoomba said Ms Hanson was either either ill or uninformed on Islam. He also accused her of... Read more
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Daily Star
'EU heading for civil war' Shock warning as 'Jihadi Generation' threaten decades of terrorKepel said the long-term goal of the Jihad Generation is to destroy Europe thro
'EU heading for civil war' Shock warning as 'Jihadi Generation' threaten decades of terror
Daily Star / Posted 17 days ago
Kepel said the long-term goal of the Jihad Generation is to destroy Europe through civil war and then build an Islamic society from the ashes. He said a major reason for the rise of radicalism across Europe is due to lack of jobs... Read more
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Northern Star
Council tells Toowoomba Muslims when to worshiphour alternate motion put forward by Cr Anne Glasheen yesterday. The developme
Council tells Toowoomba Muslims when to worship
Northern Star / Posted 17 days ago
hour alternate motion put forward by Cr Anne Glasheen yesterday. The development approval process was triggered when the Islamic Society of Toowoomba sought an expansion to the mosque after two arson attacks left it unusable last year. Cr... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
Council tells Toowoomba Muslims when to worshiphour alternate motion put forward by Cr Anne Glasheen yesterday. The developme
Council tells Toowoomba Muslims when to worship
The Daily Mercury / Posted 17 days ago
hour alternate motion put forward by Cr Anne Glasheen yesterday. The development approval process was triggered when the Islamic Society of Toowoomba sought an expansion to the mosque after two arson attacks left it unusable last year. Cr... Read more
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Queensland Times
Council tells Toowoomba Muslims when to worshiphour alternate motion put forward by Cr Anne Glasheen yesterday. The developme
Council tells Toowoomba Muslims when to worship
Queensland Times / Posted 17 days ago
hour alternate motion put forward by Cr Anne Glasheen yesterday. The development approval process was triggered when the Islamic Society of Toowoomba sought an expansion to the mosque after two arson attacks left it unusable last year. Cr... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Council tells Toowoomba Muslims when to worshiphour alternate motion put forward by Cr Anne Glasheen yesterday. The developme
Council tells Toowoomba Muslims when to worship
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 17 days ago
hour alternate motion put forward by Cr Anne Glasheen yesterday. The development approval process was triggered when the Islamic Society of Toowoomba sought an expansion to the mosque after two arson attacks left it unusable last year. Cr... Read more
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News Mail
Council tells Toowoomba Muslims when to worshiphour alternate motion put forward by Cr Anne Glasheen yesterday. The developme
Council tells Toowoomba Muslims when to worship
News Mail / Posted 17 days ago
hour alternate motion put forward by Cr Anne Glasheen yesterday. The development approval process was triggered when the Islamic Society of Toowoomba sought an expansion to the mosque after two arson attacks left it unusable last year. Cr... Read more
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Daily Examiner
Council tells Toowoomba Muslims when to worshiphour alternate motion put forward by Cr Anne Glasheen yesterday. The developme
Council tells Toowoomba Muslims when to worship
Daily Examiner / Posted 17 days ago
hour alternate motion put forward by Cr Anne Glasheen yesterday. The development approval process was triggered when the Islamic Society of Toowoomba sought an expansion to the mosque after two arson attacks left it unusable last year. Cr... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Council tells Toowoomba Muslims when to worshiphour alternate motion put forward by Cr Anne Glasheen yesterday. The developme
Council tells Toowoomba Muslims when to worship
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 17 days ago
hour alternate motion put forward by Cr Anne Glasheen yesterday. The development approval process was triggered when the Islamic Society of Toowoomba sought an expansion to the mosque after two arson attacks left it unusable last year. Cr... Read more
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Breitbart
Muslims Hold Mass Eid al-Adha Prayer at Angels Stadiumevent was reportedly organized by the four largest mosques in Orange County – t
Muslims Hold Mass Eid al-Adha Prayer at Angels Stadium
Breitbart / Posted 17 days ago
event was reportedly organized by the four largest mosques in Orange County – the Islamic Center of Irvine, the Islamic Society of Orange County in Garden Grove, and the Islamic Institute of Orange County and West Coast Islamic Society,... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Family of Guantanamo detainee grapples with his terror ties and torturenoises it never had before." Majid Khan hadn't been particularly religious, hi
Family of Guantanamo detainee grapples with his terror ties and torture
Baltimore Sun / Posted 18 days ago
noises it never had before." Majid Khan hadn't been particularly religious, his brother said, but started going to the Islamic Society of Baltimore in Catonsville to teach a computer class. A family friend who told tales of fighting against the... Read more
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Ghanaweb.com
Chief Imam wages war on occultismsocial vices with some youths involved in sakawa as the disturbing phenomenon i
Chief Imam wages war on occultism
Ghanaweb.com / Posted 18 days ago
social vices with some youths involved in sakawa as the disturbing phenomenon is fast eating into the moral fibre of the Islamic Society. The practice of occultism has gained acceptance among some of the youth, with the increasing involvement of... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Wilmington man held in mosque burning threats26 arrest in connection with his Nov. 14, 2015, alleged posting on Facebook and
Wilmington man held in mosque burning threats
Lowell Sun / Posted 18 days ago
26 arrest in connection with his Nov. 14, 2015, alleged posting on Facebook and online threat against the Roxbury-based Islamic Society of Boston Cultural Center. Keogan is accused of posting a similar threat on the Facebook page of the Islamic... Read more
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Pakistan News Tribune
Paktribune wishes its readers a very Happy Eidharmony, tolerance, love, patience and moderation will become part of our daily
Paktribune wishes its readers a very Happy Eid
Pakistan News Tribune / Posted 18 days ago
harmony, tolerance, love, patience and moderation will become part of our daily life... and our society will turn into an Islamic society in true meanings.” He said Eidul Azha was a remembrance of the submission of Prophet Ibrahim (AS) and the... Read more
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The Nashua Telegraph
Islamic Society vandalized on Sunday; city investigating broken windowsNASHUA – Vandals threw rocks at the Islamic Society of Greater Nashua as worshi
Islamic Society vandalized on Sunday; city investigating broken windows
The Nashua Telegraph / Posted 18 days ago
NASHUA – Vandals threw rocks at the Islamic Society of Greater Nashua as worshipers were gathering to pray on Sunday night. “It is devastating and sad for me,” said Muhammad Akbar, the society’s president. The vandalism took place on the 15th... Read more
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The Nashua Telegraph
Islamic Society vandalized on Sunday. City investigating broken windowsNASHUA - Vandals threw rocks at the Islamic Society of Greater Nashua as worshi
Islamic Society vandalized on Sunday. City investigating broken windows
The Nashua Telegraph / Posted 18 days ago
NASHUA - Vandals threw rocks at the Islamic Society of Greater Nashua as worshipers were gathering to pray on Sunday night. "It is devastating and sad for me," said Muhammad Akbar, the society's president. The vandalism took place on the 15th... Read more
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