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August 23, 10:06 AM - India, Pakistan trade gunfire in disputed Kashmir region, killing four [sbs]



SBS

India, Pakistan trade gunfire in disputed Kashmir region, killing four
SBS
Dharmendra Pareek, a top official with India's paramilitary force, said Indian forces retaliated after Pakistani troops fired guns and mortar rounds on more than a dozen Indian border posts and at least three villages in the Ranbir Singh Pura region ...




August 23, 9:58 AM - Alleged Collaborators With Israel Killed in Gaza [wsj]



Wall Street Journal

Alleged Collaborators With Israel Killed in Gaza
Wall Street Journal
Hamas executed 18 people on Friday, some of them in the streets of Gaza City in the middle of the day, after accusing them of collaborating with Israel, according to media linked to the Islamist group, which rules the Gaza Strip. The killings followed ...
Gaza militants execute 18 alleged collaborators



August 23, 9:51 AM - Tilbury Docks: two lorry drivers charged after Afghan immigrant found dead in ... [standard]



Evening Standard

Tilbury Docks: two lorry drivers charged after Afghan immigrant found dead in ...
Evening Standard
The group is believed to have fled Afghanistan after suffering persecution. Standing watch: police officers by the main entrance to Tilbury Docks (Picture: PA) They are in the process of claiming asylum in the UK after travelling to Europe in a lorry ...
Afghan Sikhs' plight highlights Europe's failings



August 23, 9:45 AM - Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 1st ODI, Hambantota [espncricinfo]



ESPNcricinfo.com

Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 1st ODI, Hambantota
ESPNcricinfo.com
Angelo Mathews brought up his highest ODI score without quite managing to bring up that elusive century, but he did more than enough for Sri Lanka to recover from a shaky start and post a total of 275 in a match reduced to 45 overs a side. Pakistan ...
PAK 0/0 (0.4 Ovs) | Sri Lanka Vs Pakistan Live Score, 1st ODI



August 23, 9:44 AM - Philippines to pull out of Golan Heights, Liberia [yahoo]


MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine government said Saturday that it would bring home its peacekeeping forces from the Golan Heights amid the deteriorating security in the region and would withdraw its troops from Liberia because of the Ebola outbreak.


August 23, 9:41 AM - China, Indonesia Pledge Anti-Terrorism Cooperation [breitbart]



Breitbart News

China, Indonesia Pledge Anti-Terrorism Cooperation
Breitbart News
Meng, head of the Commission for Political and Legal Affairs of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, noted that both China and Indonesia are victims of terrorism, and that anti-terrorism cooperation forms an important part of the two ...




August 23, 9:37 AM - Today In History, August 23 [10tv]


A look back at events that have occurred on August 23.


August 23, 9:22 AM - Protester killed in Egypt a year after husband's same fate [middleeasteye]



Middle East Eye

Protester killed in Egypt a year after husband's same fate
Middle East Eye
She left her home to protest against her husband's death which took place last year during the violent dispersal of an eastern Cairo sit-in staged in support of ousted president Mohamed Morsi. Zeinab Mahmoud Saber met the same fate as her husband on ...




August 23, 9:12 AM - Countering the call to British Muslims to jihad [bbc]



BBC News

Countering the call to British Muslims to jihad
BBC News
The Muslim Council of Britain has called on British Muslims to play their part in countering radicalisation and reject the barbarity of Islamic State militants. The secretary general of the council, Dr Shuja Shafi, said British Muslims were "horrified ...
French Journalist Insists He Can Help Jihad John Search As SAS Prepare To ...



August 23, 9:12 AM - Philippines recalls peacekeepers from Liberia over Ebola threat [yahoo]


The Philippines on Saturday ordered 115 troops to return home from peace-keeping operations in Liberia, spurred by a worsening Ebola epidemic in West Africa that has killed almost 1,500 people. The Philippines has about 800 to 1,000 soldiers and police officers serving under the United Nations flag in conflict and disaster-stricken areas, including Haiti, Sudan, East Timor, Cote d'Ivoire and the Korean peninsula. "The president is getting worried over the Ebola outbreak in Liberia and has ordered all 115 Filipino troops to return home as soon as possible," a senior defense official told Reuters. The Philippines has been sending soldiers to Liberia since 2003.



Featured Blogs

August 23, 8:29 AM - Poll on the opinion, perceptions and feelings of the Palestinian public in ... [pnn]



Poll on the opinion, perceptions and feelings of the Palestinian public in ...
Palestine News Network
The latest poll prepared by Dr. Nabil Kukali and conducted by the Palestinian Center for Public Opinion (www.pcpo.org), during the period from August 14-19, 2014 covered a random sample of (1000) Palestinian respondents representing the various ...




August 23, 7:41 AM - The complete idiot's guide to Mideast peace – part 246 [timesofisrael]



The complete idiot's guide to Mideast peace – part 246
The Times of Israel (blog)
If peace really is the only worthwhile objective in this matter, then getting both Palestinians and Israelis to climb down permanently from their 66 year-old warhorses must become the absolute priority here. A vital and indispensable requirement, it is ...




August 23, 2:39 AM - Western Media Propaganda in Coverage of the Israel-Palestine Conflict - teleSUR English [telesurtv]



teleSUR English

Western Media Propaganda in Coverage of the Israel-Palestine Conflict
teleSUR English
The Israel-Palestine conflict is extensively covered by the Western news media. Flagships of the liberal media like the Guardian (UK), Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (Germany) or The New York Times (USA) have relegated large sections of newspaper space ...
Visualizing health disparities in war and peace: Israel vs Palestine



August 23, 12:34 AM - Op-Ed Contributor: ISIS Atrocities Started With Saudi Support for Salafi Hate [nytimes]


We would not face the barbarism of ISIS without their sponsorship of Salafi Islam.



August 22, 6:52 PM - Afghan Medical Tourism Patients Find Welcome Mats in India - Medical Tourism Magazine (blog) [medicaltourismmag]



Medical Tourism Magazine (blog)

Afghan Medical Tourism Patients Find Welcome Mats in India
Medical Tourism Magazine (blog)
Afghan medical tourism patients and their traveling family and friends — currently estimated at 230,000 by the PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry – are worth some $3 billion to the Indian economy. Max Hospitals, in Delhi, counted 6,000 Afghan ...
As ailing Afghans increasingly fly to India for care, embattled airline thrives



August 22, 5:32 PM - How the Islamic State is turning the Middle East upside down [washingtonpost]



Haaretz

How the Islamic State is turning the Middle East upside down
Washington Post (blog)
One remarkable result of the rise of the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq has been how it seems to be shifting broader conceptions in the Middle East. It sometimes looks like enemies are becoming potential allies – and even old friends are starting to ...
Why Washington's war on terror failed



August 22, 4:46 PM - Tully: Attack in Avon leaves Muslim couple shaken [indystar]



Tully: Attack in Avon leaves Muslim couple shaken
Indianapolis Star
Was it because of the traditional Muslim clothing she wore that day? “What was he thinking?” the husband, Abdelhakim Ejjair, said as we talked recently. “Does he hate Muslims? I just want know what was in his head. What was the reason?” As Ejjair sat ...




August 22, 4:03 PM - Choking the resistance in Palestine [gulfnews]



gulfnews.com

Choking the resistance in Palestine
gulfnews.com
No fair professional can deny the efforts made by Lieutenant General Keith Dayton in establishing a modern Palestinian police body by equipping the force with the latest gadgets to face crime, after the Palestinian National Authority received the new ...
PA security forces working for the Zionist project, choking the resistance in ...




Featured Events

August 22, 3:25 PM - UK Event: Documenting Palestine | Add to your Calendar


(c)  Sara RussellA Panel discussion with Sara Russell, Zita Holborne and Nasreen Shaikh Jamal al-Lail.





Islamophobia Alerts

August 20, 6:55 AM - Ottoman-era mosques under threat in Syria [worldbulletin]



www.worldbulletin.net

Ottoman-era mosques under threat in Syria
www.worldbulletin.net
The group, known by the initials IS, which declared a self-proclaimed 'caliphate' straddling Iraq and Syria, had closed the Sheikh Uwais al-Naqshbandi and Sheikh Abdullah al-Naqshbandi mosques in the eastern Syrian city of Deir ez-Zor last week.




August 19, 4:03 AM - Today's letters: The little mosque at the centre of a controversy [nationalpost]



National Post

Today's letters: The little mosque at the centre of a controversy
National Post
In her article, Justin Trudeau's former assistant, Ingrid Ravary-Konopka, discusses how she sent the Liberal leader to a mosque in Montreal that she says, “preaches the most rigid interpretation of Islam: Wahhabism,” and from which, as she later ...




July 19, 11:50 AM - Fear of 'Islamophobia' Gave Islamists Free Reign in Birmingham Schools [breitbart]



The Guardian

Fear of 'Islamophobia' Gave Islamists Free Reign in Birmingham Schools
Breitbart News
A group of Islamist fundamentalists were able to infiltrate the management of at least 10 schools in Birmingham, UK, because council officials were too scared to confront them out of fear of being labelled "Islamophobic". According to the Guardian, a ...
Birmingham council a 'disastrous failure' over Islamism in schools



July 27, 10:34 PM - Erdo?an accuses Israel of genocide, denounces Islamophobia and anti ... [dailysabah]



Erdo?an accuses Israel of genocide, denounces Islamophobia and anti ...
Daily Sabah
Over the weekend, Erdo?an stated that Islamophobia is as much a crime as anti-Semitism during his election campaign in Turkey's northwestern city of Eski?ehir. "Israeli barbarism and massacres continue in Gaza, and the Western world, especially, is ...




August 17, 2:47 PM - Woodlands mosque, ISEAS to be renamed after Yusof Ishak [channelnewsasia]



Channel News Asia

Woodlands mosque, ISEAS to be renamed after Yusof Ishak
Channel News Asia
At the National Day Rally, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong announces the Institute of South East Asian Studies and a Woodlands mosque will be named after Singapore's first President. PHOTOS; VIDEOS. Woodlands Mosque to be named Masjid Yusof Ishak.
National Day Rally 2014: First president Yusof Ishak to be honoured



August 18, 1:52 AM - Casey Council rejects Narre Warren mosque plan over parking and traffic ... [heraldsun]



Casey Council rejects Narre Warren mosque plan over parking and traffic ...
Herald Sun
Council officers say there is not enough parking in the Webb St retail precinct to support the proposed mosque and community centre in Rebound Court, which would be used for counselling services, language classes, art and crafts and as a recreational ...




August 17, 11:01 PM - ACs welcome faithful in Mumbai mosques [indiatimes]



Times of India

ACs welcome faithful in Mumbai mosques
Times of India
MUMBAI: Moments before the muezzin calls for the evening prayers, the glass door and windows at Al Medina mosque in Agripada are shut. The mosque's lanky, bearded khadim (caretaker) switches on over a dozen air-conditioners and its many chandeliers ...




August 16, 11:04 AM - ISIS militants destroy Shiite mosque, execute muezzin [alarabiya]



Al-Arabiya

ISIS militants destroy Shiite mosque, execute muezzin
Al-Arabiya
“Then they shot him dead in front of his mosque,” said the police official for Diyala province, northeast of Baghdad. Witnesses confirmed the execution, which came four days after ISIS militants wrested control of the town from Kurdish Peshmerga forces ...
ISIS destroys Iraqi Shiite mosque, execute muezzin



August 15, 3:38 PM - Bendigo mosque permit condition may be unconstitutional, says judge [theage]



Bendigo mosque permit condition may be unconstitutional, says judge
The Age
A planning permit condition that bans any political discussion on the site earmarked for Bendigo's controversial first mosque may raise constitutional law issues, a Supreme Court judge has said. Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal President ...
Don't mention the mosque



August 16, 10:12 AM - Ontario First Mosque Marks 50th Anniversary [onislam]



Onislam.net

Ontario First Mosque Marks 50th Anniversary
Onislam.net
LONDON – Ontario Muslims will be celebrating this week the golden jubilee of the construction of their first mosque in London city and the second in Canada, rejoicing the place that has become a destination for Canadian Muslims decades ago. “It's a ...





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