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Pakistani cleric names Islamabad school library after Osama bin Laden

CommentIsFree - Fri, 18/04/2014 - 2:52pm
Maulana Abdul Aziz, controversial and hardline cleric, wanted to pay tribute to al-Qaida leader, 'the martyr'A Pakistani cleric who runs an Islamic seminary for girls in the capital of Islamabad ...
Categories: General Blogs

Multnomah Books Attacked Over Pro-Gay Title In Related Imprint

Barth's Notes - Fri, 18/04/2014 - 2:29pm
From Christian Retailing (links added): Convergent Books, an imprint of Random House’s Crown Publishing Group, plans to release a pro-gay book the company describes as an “affirmation of ...
Categories: Political Blogs

Happy British Muslims: the video that made me dance for joy

CommentIsFree - Fri, 18/04/2014 - 1:56pm
A video of British Muslims bopping to Pharrell Williams' song Happy has already delighted hundreds of thousands of YouTube viewers. Here's why I joined inFrom Jerusalem to Jamaica, feelgood video ...
Categories: General Blogs

Birmingham Brief: Operation Trojan Horse: examining the ‘Islamic takeover’ of Birmingham schools

walls come tumbling down - Fri, 18/04/2014 - 1:42pm
This article was published as the ‘Birmingham Brief’ on Thursday 17th April 2014. Whilst the first few paragraphs are reproduced below, the full article can be read here. Operation ...
Categories: Current Affairs Blogs

FUCUps go for broke

Jews sans frontieres - Fri, 18/04/2014 - 1:35pm
I've only just seen this Engage piece by David Hirsh about a preliminary hearing on costs in the Fraser v University and College Union case.  The case was possibly the biggest disaster to ...
Categories: Palestinian Blogs

Mormons in Marib

Tabsir - Fri, 18/04/2014 - 11:24am
N-H-M in Sabaean Not being a resident of Utah, I sometimes forget that there are people who take The Book of Mormon (the original and not the Broadway play) seriously. There is a passage in 1 ...
Categories: General Blogs

God Is Enough For Us; And How Excellent A Guardian Is He!|Yahya Ibrahim

Muslim Matters - Fri, 18/04/2014 - 8:45am
The Garden is hypnotic. Enchantingly reverent and dignified. Those who visit the Rawdah and are blessed to pray near the grave of our Prophet Muḥammad in the very masjid that he erected with his ...
Categories: General Blogs

The Unseen Shackles of Muslim Social Media Activism

Muslim Matters - Fri, 18/04/2014 - 2:14am
Back in the late 90′s and early 2000′s, internet da‘wah really started to gain ground. People who were otherwise lacking in scholarly credentials created beautiful facades in the form ...
Categories: General Blogs

International Jewish Anti-Zionist Network supports Palestinian Prisoners' Day at Passover

Jews sans frontieres - Thu, 17/04/2014 - 10:21pm
Passover, Haggadah and ActionLiberation Seders are part of a long tradition of recommiting ourselves to today's struggles for justice. In this spirit, we ask you to join US Palestinian ...
Categories: Palestinian Blogs

Police find no evidence of criminality by Tower Hamlets mayor Lutfur Rahman

LoonWatch - Thu, 17/04/2014 - 9:51pm
Police find no evidence of criminality by Tower Hamlets mayor Lutfur Rahman A police investigation into allegations of fraud and financial mismanagement by the mayor of a London council has ...
Categories: Current Affairs Blogs

British war cemetery not immune to Gaza siege

Electronic Intifada - Thu, 17/04/2014 - 9:06pm
Israel has bulldozed and bombed a century-old war cemetery.
Categories: Palestinian Blogs

Modi cannot escape responsibility for communal violence | @guardianletters

CommentIsFree - Thu, 17/04/2014 - 8:00pm
Meghnad Desai (Letters, 15 April) plays down the crimes committed by Narendra Modi and suggests that others, too, are sinners in the realm of communal violence. The Indian electorate, he ...
Categories: General Blogs

A tree-hugging "peace" film detached from Palestine's reality

Electronic Intifada - Thu, 17/04/2014 - 7:07pm
Funded by the EU, Under the Same Sun portrays boycotters of Israel as bullies.
Categories: Palestinian Blogs

Why would Muslims (allegedly) be "divided" over an interest free Student Loan option?

The Revival - Thu, 17/04/2014 - 5:47pm
There was an article in the Guardian today where it was mentioned that the government is looking into ways of providing interest free student loans to those Muslim students who wish to untilise ...
Categories: General Blogs

What’s The Matter?|My Brother’s Wife and My Husband Exchange Friendly Glances

Muslim Matters - Thu, 17/04/2014 - 5:32pm
Question: I am happily married to my husband for 11 years. We have three children together. My siblings and I usually get together along with our spouses. We are a practicing family. My brother ...
Categories: General Blogs

Updating The Jewish Chronicle

Jews sans frontieres - Thu, 17/04/2014 - 5:11pm
Hey this is a curious thing.I posted earlier about a JC print edition article headed, Beth Din won't cater for Riba boycotters and I noted then that the article hadn't appeared in the on line ...
Categories: Palestinian Blogs

Anti-Muslim suspicion in Britain has a whiff of McCarthyism about it | Salma Yaqoob

CommentIsFree - Thu, 17/04/2014 - 1:06pm
Allegations of an Islamic takeover plot in Birmingham schools aren't justified by the evidence and the government response is way out of proportionAllegations that 25 schools in Birmingham are at ...
Categories: General Blogs

Postcards from old Aden #13

Tabsir - Thu, 17/04/2014 - 12:42pm
There are many postcards on the Internet from old Aden under British control. This continues the series with views of Sheikh Othman. to be continued… for #12, click here.
Categories: General Blogs

School exam timetables should avoid clashes with Ramadan, teachers say

CommentIsFree - Thu, 17/04/2014 - 9:30am
Teachers fear that Muslim students' grades will suffer if they have to sit GCSE and A-level exams while they are fastingExam chiefs should review the GCSE and A-level timetables to avoid clashes ...
Categories: General Blogs

Muslim students divided on sharia-compliant loans

CommentIsFree - Thu, 17/04/2014 - 8:42am
The government is consulting on student loans that will not involve paying interest but some young Muslims don't see the pointMuslim students are divided about government moves to introduce ...
Categories: General Blogs
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