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December 21, 11:12 AM - At Least 17 Killed In Afghan Attacks [rferl]



The Guardian

At Least 17 Killed In Afghan Attacks
RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty
Officials say at least 17 people, including women and children, have been killed in separate attacks across Afghanistan. Seven policemen were killed and five others injured in a northern province after their checkpoint came under attack by insurgents ...
Taliban kill seven Afghan police officers in raid on checkpoint



December 21, 11:07 AM - Israeli settlers attack Islamic museum of al-Aqsa Mosque [presstv]



Israeli settlers attack Islamic museum of al-Aqsa Mosque
Press TV
According to a recent report by the Palestinian non-governmental organization of the al-Aqsa Foundation for Endowment and Heritage, nearly 14,000 Israelis, most of them extremist settlers, have stormed the al-Aqsa Mosque compound since the beginning of ...




December 21, 10:55 AM - Egypt allows in travelers from Gaza for first time since October [reuters]



Reuters

Egypt allows in travelers from Gaza for first time since October
Reuters
Rafah is the only major crossing between impoverished Gaza, home to 1.8 million Palestinians, and the outside world that does not border Israel, which blockades the strip and allows passage mainly on humanitarian grounds. Egypt shut the crossing on ...
Egypt to reopen Gaza crossing on Sunday



December 21, 10:48 AM - Mastermind of Pakistan school attack ID'd as militant known by 'Slim' [foxnews]



Aljazeera.com

Mastermind of Pakistan school attack ID'd as militant known by 'Slim'
Fox News
A 36-year-old father of three and avid volleyball fan is Pakistan's most hated man, after he was named as the mastermind of this week's horrific attack on a school that left more than 130 children dead. Umar Mansoor appeared in a video posted Thursday ...
Six Militants Killed in US Drone Attacks in Pakistan



December 21, 10:45 AM - Video Shows Extreme Sport Performance on top of Al Aqsa Mosque [israelnationalnews]



Video Shows Extreme Sport Performance on top of Al Aqsa Mosque
Arutz Sheva
But while the site of Jews quietly touring the Temple Mount is considered a "provocation" (Jews are forbidden to pray there, despite it being Judaism's holiest site, as authorities fear an Islamist backlash), the use of the Al Aqsa mosque for an ...
Jewish settlers storm Al Aqsa Mosque



December 21, 10:34 AM - Afghans cautiously optimistic on release of Gitmo inmates [worldbulletin]



www.worldbulletin.net

Afghans cautiously optimistic on release of Gitmo inmates
www.worldbulletin.net
Principally, the Afghan and the U.S. government had agreed upon the transfer of Gitmo prisoners to Afghanistan but owing to the former Afghan President Hamid Karzai's strained ties with the U.S. and his reluctance to sign the Bilateral Security ...




December 21, 10:31 AM - US delivers Apache helicopters to Egypt [aljazeera]


Ten Apaches delivered to Cairo after part lifting of aid freeze to the country, according to senior US official.


December 21, 10:27 AM - Taliban kill seven Afghan police officers in raid on checkpoint [theguardian]



The Guardian

Taliban kill seven Afghan police officers in raid on checkpoint
The Guardian
The Taliban has attacked a checkpoint in northern Afghanistan, killing at least seven policemen, an official said. Abdul Manan Raoufi, Jawzjan province's police operational chief, said five other police officers were wounded in the attack late on ...
Taliban Kill 7 Afghan Policemen at Checkpoint



December 21, 10:24 AM - Iran MPs to visit UK to discuss embassy reopening [presstv]



Press TV

Iran MPs to visit UK to discuss embassy reopening
Press TV
According to Arani, Richard Bacon, the vice chairman of the Britain-Iran Parliamentary Friendship Group, verbally invited Iranian lawmakers to visit London during his short stay in Tehran, where he attended a conference on fighting extremism earlier ...
Iran's parliamentary delegation to visit London in near future



December 21, 10:24 AM - Muslims marking passing anniversary of Islam Prophet [presstv]



Press TV

Muslims marking passing anniversary of Islam Prophet
Press TV
He passed away at the age of 63 after 23 years of disseminating the message of Islam. The martyrdom anniversary of Imam Reza (PBUH), the eighth Imam of Shias, who was martyred on the last day of the month of Safar, will be held in Iran on December 23.





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December 21, 5:04 AM - The Taliban's Peshawar massacre is an affront to Islam [post-gazette]



BBC News

The Taliban's Peshawar massacre is an affront to Islam
Pittsburgh Post Gazette
A group that claims to act in the name of Islam did this heinous and brutal crime whilst the Quran clearly states, “whosoever kills an innocent person … it is as if they killed all of mankind.” I grew up in Peshawar some 20 years ago and it was a ...
Anger grows in Pakistan over supporters of 'radical Islam'




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December 11, 5:53 AM - Kennesaw council reverses course on proposed mosque [11alive]



WXIA-TV

Kennesaw council reverses course on proposed mosque
WXIA-TV
Just after 9 p.m., they reconvened in public, and Mayor Mark Mathews announced that the council members who had voted against the mosque last week wanted to change their votes and vote for the mosque, at their next meeting, on Monday. That vote would ...
Kennesaw to re-vote on allowing mosque



December 18, 7:09 PM - Faith leaders, law enforcement unite to recall 2010 arson at Corvallis mosque [gazettetimes]



Corvallis Gazette Times

Faith leaders, law enforcement unite to recall 2010 arson at Corvallis mosque
Corvallis Gazette Times
Gulzar Ahmed with the Islamic Society of Greater Portland was one of the speakers at a "gathering of solidarity for all people of good will to remember the unfortunate vandalism act of arson fire at the mosque in 2010 " at the Salman Al-Farisi Mosque ...




December 19, 10:48 AM - Fighting radicalization: Why mosques shouldn't close their doors to troubled ... [cbc]



CBC.ca

Fighting radicalization: Why mosques shouldn't close their doors to troubled ...
CBC.ca
After the fatal attack on Parliament Hill by Micheal Zehaf-Bibeau, a spokesman at a Calgary mosque he attended said he had been asked to leave the congregation when he was found sleeping there overnight. Zehaf-Bibeau had clashed with the mosque over ...




December 18, 12:32 AM - Islamic Association plans to build new Big Flats mosque [stargazette]



Elmira Star-Gazette

Islamic Association plans to build new Big Flats mosque
Elmira Star-Gazette
The Islamic Association of the Finger Lakes plans to build a $1.5 million mosque on Hickory Grove Road in Big Flats. Since the association was established in the 1980s, its members have held daily prayer services and other related events at 62 Main St ...




December 19, 1:16 AM - Updated about 2 hours ago [dawn]



DAWN.com

Updated about 2 hours ago
DAWN.com
ISLAMABAD: Staff at the capital's Lal Masjid found themselves in an unexpected situation on Thursday evening when a large number of civil society activists, politicians and students arrived at the mosque chanting slogans against the chief cleric and ...
Protest outside Lal Mosque against Maulana Abdul Aziz



December 18, 2:25 PM - Macon mosque hosts vigil for Muslims killed in Pakistan attack [13wmaz]



13WMAZ

Macon mosque hosts vigil for Muslims killed in Pakistan attack
13WMAZ
The violent terrorist attack in Pakistan that left 145 people dead has brought those of the Islamic faith together. Loading… Post to Facebook. Macon mosque hosts vigil for Muslims killed in Pakistan attack The violent terrorist attack in Pakistan that ...




December 16, 1:00 PM - Bible-Belt city allows mosque after 1st rejecting it [wnd]



WND.com

Bible-Belt city allows mosque after 1st rejecting it
WND.com
“The imams in the mosques are all striving towards the establishment of a caliphate and you can't have a constitutional republic along with a caliphate,” he said. “So you can allow it to continue creeping in, until you feel the deep, red welts of ...
Kennesaw City Council votes to approve mosque move



December 18, 7:59 PM - Nigerian politics [economist]



Nigerian politics
The Economist
IN NIGERIA'S commerical capital, Lagos, the candle-like minarets of the Central Mosque look out over streets and alleyways filled with a plethora of churches and cathedrals. Yet these two Abrahamic religions do not co-exist quite as peacefully in many ...




December 18, 7:45 PM - Israel says fire at mosque probably not arson [latimes]



Los Angeles Times

Israel says fire at mosque probably not arson
Los Angeles Times
Israeli officials say a fire last month at a West Bank mosque most likely resulted from an electrical problem, not arson. lRelated Israeli-Palestinian conflict shifts ominously toward religious war · Middle East · Israeli-Palestinian conflict shifts ...
HRC Prompts Globe Article: Israel Disputes Claim that Settlers Set Fire to ...



December 18, 1:21 PM - St. Cloud mosque vandalized for 4th time in a month [mprnews]



St. Cloud mosque vandalized for 4th time in a month
Minnesota Public Radio News
Leaders of the Central Minnesota Islamic Center in St. Cloud are expressing fears for public safety after the mosque was vandalized for the fourth time in December. No one was hurt when someone broke a window at the mosque on Monday night, said ...





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