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July 28, 10:02 AM - Thai Muslim mosque in Azusa is a work of faith [latimes]



Thai Muslim mosque in Azusa is a work of faith
Los Angeles Times
It is near midnight. The Ramadan prayers have just been said, the congregants have paid respect to Allah and headed home. Only the gray-haired imam and his wife remain at the little house of faith they have devoted their lives to. They walk to their ...




July 28, 10:01 AM - Israel Says Its Forces Did Not Kill Palestinians Sheltering at UN School [nytimes]



New York Times

Israel Says Its Forces Did Not Kill Palestinians Sheltering at UN School
New York Times
Israel said that its forces were not responsible for deaths at a United Nations school in Beit Hanoun, in the northern Gaza Strip, last Thursday. Credit Adel Hana/Associated Press. Continue reading the main story. Continue reading the main story ...
UN Security Council calls for immediate Gaza ceasefire



July 28, 9:48 AM - The Coming Blitz of Baghdad [thedailybeast]



The Coming Blitz of Baghdad
Daily Beast
Until recently, Islamic militant action around Baghdad appeared sporadic, uncoordinated, and lacking a clear strategic purpose. But analysts at the US-based think tank the Institute for the Study of War, who have been plotting the locations and types ...




July 28, 9:45 AM - DAILY MAIL COMMENT: Partying while the Middle East burns [dailymail]



Daily Mail

DAILY MAIL COMMENT: Partying while the Middle East burns
Daily Mail
As the death toll in Gaza topped 1,050, the international community's official peace envoy to the Middle East had other things on his mind than ending the violence that threatens to engulf the whole region in war. Though he is the chief mediator for ...




July 28, 9:38 AM - 'Free, free Palestine,' says crowd at Dearborn City Hall (SLIDESHOW) [pressandguide]



'Free, free Palestine,' says crowd at Dearborn City Hall (SLIDESHOW)
Dearborn Press and Guide
Protesters gather at Dearborn City Hall July 26 in support of Palestine. Photo by Aysha Jamali (See more photos via the link in the article.) View and purchase photos. Hundreds of Palestine supporters crowded the lawn in front of Dearborn City Hall in ...




July 28, 9:22 AM - National artists, fashion designers showcased at Muslim-Christian exhibit [gmanetwork]



National artists, fashion designers showcased at Muslim-Christian exhibit
GMA News
National Artists Abdulmari Imao, Arturo Luz, and Federico Aguilar Alcuaz joined other top artists as well as fashion designers in an exhibit entitled “Unitas: Muslim and Christian Artists as One.” The exhibit, part of the celebration of the Muslim ...
Muslim and Christian artists in one exhibit



July 28, 9:18 AM - Muhammad Abu Mu'ammar describes the bombing that killed his wife, father and ... [btselem]



Muhammad Abu Mu'ammar describes the bombing that killed his wife, father and ...
B'Tselem
We live on farmland in the a-Salem neighborhood northeast of Khan Yunis, in the southern Gaza Strip. My wife, Hanadi Hamdan Abu Mu'ammar, was 24. We have two children: Hazem, 9 months old, and Musa, 4. My whole family lives on the rented ground ...




July 28, 9:18 AM - Fears over massive Libya fuel fire [bbc]


Libya warns of a "humanitarian disaster" after a massive fire at a fuel storage site in Tripoli, as fighting between rival militias continues.


July 28, 9:16 AM - Russia ordered to pay $50bn in Yukos case [aljazeera]


Arbitration court in Hague says oil firm was forced into bankruptcy and its assets sold off for political purposes.


July 28, 9:15 AM - Will the Islamic State Spread Its Tentacles to Pakistan? [thediplomat]



the Diplomat

Will the Islamic State Spread Its Tentacles to Pakistan?
the Diplomat
According to the Telegraph, the Tehreek-e-Khilafat, a previously unknown jihadist group supposedly based in Karachi, said that it swore allegiance to Islamic State's al-Baghdadi. But the story has little credibility. It was reported by a journalist ...





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July 28, 5:09 AM - Torture, indefinite detention anathema to justice [nwitimes]



Torture, indefinite detention anathema to justice
nwitimes.com
The letter calling for the machine gun execution of Guantanamo Bay prisoners is disturbing and ignorant. Vice President Dick Cheney called the detainees "the worst of the worst," yet Seton Hall University Law School "established that over 80 percent of ...




July 28, 1:21 AM - Let Sunnis Defeat Iraq's Militants [nytimes]



Let Sunnis Defeat Iraq's Militants
New York Times
THE situation in Iraq today is perilous, particularly for Sunni Muslim Arabs. Their prospects for inclusion in Iraq's government and fair treatment from it have been declining since 2010, when Iraqiyya, the nonsectarian coalition to which we belonged ...




July 28, 12:34 AM - Coakley: Principles for Mideast peace [metrowestdailynews]



Coakley: Principles for Mideast peace
MetroWest Daily News
Several members of MetroWest Peace Action attended the rallies in Boston this week and though we may not agree with all of the sentiments of all of the participants our presence there was to express our outrage at the violence on both sides. We agree ...




July 27, 11:48 PM - An Israel Without Illusions [nytimes]



An Israel Without Illusions
New York Times
JERUSALEM — Israelis and Palestinians are imprisoned in what seems increasingly like a hermetically sealed bubble. Over the years, inside this bubble, each side has evolved sophisticated justifications for every act it commits. Israel can rightly ...




July 27, 10:34 PM - Deconstructing Islamophobia in Muslim majority states [dailysabah]



Christian Post (blog)

Deconstructing Islamophobia in Muslim majority states
Daily Sabah
Recent events in Egypt, Tunisia and Turkey have unearthed deep-seated Islamophobic attitudes among a sizable segment of the population claiming the "nationalist secular" mantel and asserting the exclusive "sacred" right to undemocratically contest ...
Should You Be Islamophobic (Part 1)?



July 27, 10:14 PM - Op-Ed Contributors: Let Sunnis Defeat Iraq’s Militants [nytimes]


Maliki’s sectarian rule is what is pulling Iraq apart.



July 27, 10:11 PM - Israel-Gaza conflict: What would we do if it had been 35 Palestinian dead, and ... [belfasttelegraph]



National Post

Israel-Gaza conflict: What would we do if it had been 35 Palestinian dead, and ...
Belfast Telegraph
A Palestinian man carries a child, wounded in an Israeli strike on a compound housing a U.N. school in Beit Hanoun, in the northern Gaza Strip, cries at the emergency room of the Kamal Adwan hospital in Beit Lahiya, Thursday, July 24, 2014.
Palestinian ambassador called Hamas missiles a 'crime against humanity.' Why ...



July 27, 9:48 PM - Op-Ed Contributor: David Grossman: Stop the Grindstone of Israeli-Palestinian Violence [nytimes]


Israelis must choose peace with the Palestinians — or we’ll both keep circling the grindstone of violence.









July 27, 7:48 PM - Senators Express Concern on 702 Interpretation [lawfareblog]



Senators Express Concern on 702 Interpretation
Lawfare (blog)
... Nakashima at the Washington Post reports that four U.S. Senators—Jon Tester, Jeff Merkley, Mark Begich, and John Walsh—wrote a July 24th letter to DNI Clapper expressing their concerns with NSA's interpretation of Section 702 of the USA PATRIOT Act.




July 27, 6:56 PM - Pope Francis appeals for peace in Middle East, Iraq and Ukraine [jta]



Raw Story

Pope Francis appeals for peace in Middle East, Iraq and Ukraine
Jewish Telegraphic Agency (blog)
He prayed that God grant the “peoples and leaders” in the Middle East, Iraq and Ukraine “the wisdom and strength to pursue the path of peace with determination and to face each dispute with the tenacity of dialogue and negotiation and the power of ...
Pope Francis begs for peace in Middle East and Ukraine: 'Think of the dead and ...




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Islamophobia Alerts

May 14, 3:00 PM - 238 dead in Turkey coal mine explosion [msn]


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May 14, 5:29 PM - Afghan Taliban commander linked to Pakistani spy agency [thewarstreetjournal]


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May 15, 8:24 AM - Turkey mine disaster: unions launch national strike [theguardian]


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May 14, 3:20 PM - Turkish PM cites 19th-century Britain to prove mine accidents are ‘typical’ [hurriyetdailynews]


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May 14, 2:02 PM - Nigerian village vigilantes 'repel Boko Haram attack' [bbc]


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May 15, 5:18 AM - Russian missile ship barred from Israeli port over Ukraine crisis. Official said Israel strives to maintain neutrality in the bi [haaretz]


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May 14, 8:04 PM - 60,000-year-old rock art vandalized in Western Australia [upi]


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April 29, 8:38 AM - 4 children killed in grenade attack on Pakistani mosque [cnn]



The News International

4 children killed in grenade attack on Pakistani mosque
CNN
Karachi, Pakistan (CNN) -- Four children were killed when someone lobbed a hand grenade into a mosque in Pakistan;s most populous city on Monday. The children, all between the ages of 8 and 12, were attending religious classes at the mosque in the ...
4 children killed in Pakistani mosque attack



May 2, 12:57 PM - Spring festival set at Longview mosque [news-journal]



Spring festival set at Longview mosque
Longview News-Journal
Visitors to the mosque at 119 Amy St. will find authentic Pakistani foods, traditional clothes, temporary tattoos, face painting, a garage sale and a bounce house, Shabazz said. The event is from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.. Shabazz said the local Islamic ...




May 1, 1:14 PM - Pakistan mosque named after man who shot Salman Taseer [dnaindia]



Daily News & Analysis

Pakistan mosque named after man who shot Salman Taseer
Daily News & Analysis
A mosque in the suburbs of the Pakistani capital has been named after the person who shot dead former Punjab governor Salman Taseer, drawing strong condemnation from his family and the country's civil society. Taseer was shot 27 times and killed by ...
Pakistani mosque named after killer of politician to double in size




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