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CAIRO – Hundreds of American Muslims attended the Oklahoma the state’s first Muslim Day at the Capitol on Friday to promote religious tolerance, only to be interrupted by hate protesters holding signs proclaiming the United States a Christian nation. “This is a day where we see Muslims sending a message of love, peace and understanding......





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FLORIDA – Facing intimidation, verbal and even physical assault, young Muslim female students at the University of Central Florida have overcome their fears of being targeted, fighting Islamophobia with understanding and education. “The key to combating instances of hate is with peace,” Amirah Mathin, a sophomore biomedical sciences ma......



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WASHINGTON – Facebook has agreed to censor Charlie Hebdo cartoons of the prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) in Turkey, bowing to pressures over the offensive images which angered Muslims worldwide. These companies might be US-based but their users are global - they have to respect local traditions and customs, cybersecurity expert Prof......



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CAIRO – Reflecting the hysteria that has engulfed France since Charlie Hebdo attacks, an 8-year-old Muslim schoolboy was interrogated by French police on Wednesday, January 28, after refusing to take part in a minute’s silence in honor of victims. “Father and son are deeply shocked by their treatment which illustrates the collective hy......



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CAIRO – The resignation of the second leader of German anti-Islam group PEGIDA in a week has been widely seen as a blow to the group, who lost its supporters as quick as it gained them. “I think that these demonstrations are probably past their best,” German Vice Chancellor and Social Democrats (SPD) chairman Sigmar Gabriel told German......



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KOLKATA – Falling victims to religious persecution at the hands of extremist Hindu groups, India Muslim and Christian leaders have widely welcomed the caution given by US President Barack Obama to India’s leaders on offering religious freedoms to all sects and groups. “It is imperative for all Indians to heed President Obama's call to ......



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LILONGWE – As Malawi grabbles with devastating effects of its worst floods disaster in history, the Muslim community in the southern African nation has mobilized a massive humanitarian relief aid to avert the disaster, which has killed scores of people and displaced thousands others. “This is the most trying moment in our country. As a c......



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CAIRO – Reaching out to Non-Muslims in the UK, British mosques around the country will open their doors on Sunday, February 1, to the public in a bid to ease tensions and show the true-face of Islam in the wake of Paris attacks. Members of the community are there to get to know one another better and some may be on hand to answer question......



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SOFIA – Assuring the religious minority on their acceptance, Bulgarian Prime Minster has met with the Muslims’ chief Mufti to tackle divisions and foster religious harmony in the southeast European country. “We must not allow confrontation, but everyone should carefully maintain peace among ethnic groups,” Bulgarian Prime Minister Bo......



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CAIRO – Turkey’s top religious body has announced that illegal downloading of software and books from the internet is not allowed in Islam, citing Qur’an’s emphasis on the value of a person’s labor. “The Prophet [Muhammad] also stressed the importance of paying for one’s labor on several occasions,” Religious Affairs Director......



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LONDON – Delivering a message of tolerance in a humorous way, UK counter-terrorism police have joined forces with a Muslim comedian to offer the true image of Islam and avert British teenagers’ radicalization in British schools. “I'm a comedian, I'm not a politician. I'm just trying to do something positive,” Muslim YouTube superstar......



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BEIRUT – In the most serious flare-up in the area in years, two Israeli soldiers were killed and seven wounded in a missile attack on a military convoy on Wednesday, January 28, in the Lebanese occupied Shebaa Farms. The attack, widely reported in world media, followed a series of cross-border exchanges in the last 24 hours between Israeli......



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TORONTO – Seeing their role as vital, Canadian Senator Don Meredith has praised the important role played by chaplains to support inmates in prisons, urging the community’s support to keep their effort going. Speaking at the Third Annual ONE LOVE Chaplaincy Fund Raising dinner held last Saturday evening in Toronto, Senator Meredith said,......



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RIYADH – Underscoring the key role Saudi Arabia has long played in the US foreign policy in the Middle East, US President Barack Obama has cut his visit to India to pay respects in Riyadh after the death of King Abdullah and shore up ties with new King Salman. I believe it is important that we demonstrate to the Saudis the importance that......



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SAN FRANCISCO – Rejecting racist anti-Islam ads placed by blogger Pamela Geller on San Francisco buses, someone has started covering them up with anti-hatred messages from Marvel's première Muslim superhero, Ms. Marvel. “Some amazing person has been painting over the anti-Muslim bus ads in SF with Ms. Marvel graffiti. Spread love,” Ms......



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KUWAIT CITY – Urging international cooperation to defeat extremism, French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius has asserted the world Muslims have been the first victims of terrorists, who used their faith as a cover. No one fights under the name of religion, Fabius told journalists in Kuwait, the first Muslim country he has visited since Ch......



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KARACHI – Undaunted by the freezing of its accounts and travel restrictions on its leaders, one of Pakistan’s largest charities, has launched its ambulance service for the citizens of country’s biggest city, Karachi. “These restrictions are not new to us. A certain class of people and groups have always been trying to create hurdles ......



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CAIRO – A Manchester council worker has been suspended from his job over anti-Islam comments on the Facebook, after the council saw them as breaching the employee code of conduct. “We expect the highest standards of conduct from our employees and view this matter extremely seriously,” a council spokesman was quoted by Manchester Evenin......



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CAIRO – Reflecting a deep-rooted relationship, a synagogue in the northern British city of Bradford has appointed its first Muslim member, in a decision passed anonymously by its ruling body. We have already established close links with the Muslim community, and thought it was about time they were formally represented on the council, the......



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SAN FRANCISCO – Rejecting racist anti-Islam ads placed by blogger Pamela Geller on San Francisco buses, someone has started covering them up with anti-hatred messages from Marvel's première Muslim superhero, Ms. Marvel. “Some amazing person has been painting over the anti-Muslim bus ads in SF with Ms. Marvel graffiti. Spread love,” Ms......



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CAIRO – Reaching out to Dallas Muslims whose conference was interrupted a week ago by anti-Islam protest, hundreds of Texans have participated in a parade and interfaith event to show solidarity with the religious minority in North Texas. “It is wrong to paint the whole of any religion as responsible for violence from extremism,” North......




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