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April 18, 10:05 AM - Ukraine says 'anti-terrorist' operation continues despite Geneva [yahoo]



Ukraine says 'anti-terrorist' operation continues despite Geneva
Yahoo News
KIEV (Reuters) - Ukraine's military-led drive to root out pro-Russian separatists in the east of the country will continue despite the four-way agreement reached in Geneva, state security authorities said on Friday. "The anti-terrorist operation is ...




April 18, 9:45 AM - Vandals Damage Mosque in Northern Israel [abcnews]



The Times of Israel

Vandals Damage Mosque in Northern Israel
ABC News
Police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld says the door of a mosque in the Arab town of Umm al-Fahm was damaged overnight and the house of worship was sprayed with anti-Arab graffiti. He said on Friday that the attack appeared to be the latest "price tag" ...
Vandals attempt arson, spray 'Arabs leave' on Umm Al-Fahem mosque



April 18, 9:45 AM - Boston and Baghdad [counterpunch]



Boston and Baghdad
CounterPunch
On April 9, 2014, the New York Times reported that “The Iraqi capital, Baghdad, experienced a series of violent attacks on Wednesday when eight car bombs and two mortar shells killed as many as 25 people.” On March 27, 2014, the Times reported that “A ...




April 18, 9:45 AM - Israel frees jailed Palestinian journalist [aljazeera]



Aljazeera.com

Israel frees jailed Palestinian journalist
Aljazeera.com
Jerusalem — A Palestinian citizen of Israel who was detained last week for traveling to Lebanon has been released from jail, but remains under house arrest and could face prison time for visiting "an enemy state". Majd Kayyal, a journalist and ...
Palestinian Journalist Arrested Upon Return from Beirut Visit



April 18, 9:34 AM - Forbes Middle East: 6 of Richest 100 Arabs are Moroccans [moroccoworldnews]



Forbes Middle East: 6 of Richest 100 Arabs are Moroccans
Morocco World News
Morocco has landed in 6th place on Forbes Middle East's World's Richest Arabs rankings, with Othman Benjelloun topping the list of Moroccan billionaires. He is the chairman and CEO of BMCE Bank, one of the country's largest banks, which is active in ...




April 18, 9:30 AM - US freeing Iran funds as deal 'kept' [bbc]


The United States is to release frozen Iranian funds, saying Tehran has kept commitments made under an interim deal over its nuclear programme.


April 18, 9:18 AM - Rival group accuses Al-Qaeda of betraying jihadist cause [dailystar]



The Daily Star

Rival group accuses Al-Qaeda of betraying jihadist cause
The Daily Star
BAGHDAD: A powerful rival organization has accused Al-Qaeda leaders of betraying the jihadist cause, in the latest widening of divisions rooted in Syria's civil war. " Al-Qaeda today is no longer a base of jihad (holy war)," Islamic State of Iraq and ...
Al-Qaeda Group Threatens Canada, US in Viral Video



April 18, 9:00 AM - No Taker for Islam-Based Parties Coalition in Indonesian Presidency Push [thejakartaglobe]



No Taker for Islam-Based Parties Coalition in Indonesian Presidency Push
Jakarta Globe
Forming a coalition of Islam-based parties may be difficult, following a meeting late on Thursday during which parties appeared to be uninterested in pushing for their own presidential candidates and instead looked to nationalist parties ...




April 18, 8:52 AM - Red Tape Stymies a Fight Against Liver Disease [nationalreview]



Red Tape Stymies a Fight Against Liver Disease
National Review Online (blog)
Galectin executive chairman James C. Czirr blames “all three of the bad boys” — Sarbanes-Oxley, Dodd-Frank, and the USA Patriot Act's financial-control provisions. Czirr counts eight people in Galectin's suburban-Atlanta headquarters. They share one ...




April 18, 8:45 AM - God Is Enough For Us; And How Excellent A Guardian Is He!|Yahya Ibrahim [google]


The Garden is hypnotic. Enchantingly reverent and dignified. Those who visit the Rawdah and are blessed to pray near the grave of our Prophet Mu?ammad in the very masjid that he erected with his own hands, find it difficult to leave. I love the Rawdah. I spend every waking second of my short stays in ...



Featured Blogs

April 18, 8:05 AM - Graham: Treated worse than a terrorist [bostonherald]



Graham: Treated worse than a terrorist
Boston Herald
“It's hard for me to say this,” Justina's father Lou told me Wednesday, “but a terrorist is getting better treatment in Massachusetts right now than a sick teenager who's done nothing wrong.” And that's the source of rage among Justina's supporters ...




April 18, 5:10 AM - Thomas Friedman: Mideast peace losing its edge [timesunion]



Minneapolis Star Tribune

Thomas Friedman: Mideast peace losing its edge
Albany Times Union
At first, the article in The Jerusalem Post last week seemed like the same old, same old: A picture of a ransacked Israel Defense Forces post in the West Bank. Then a quote from Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon: "The State of Israel will not tolerate such ...
U.S. must redouble efforts on Mideast peace




Featured Events


Islamophobia Alerts

March 20, 9:59 AM - Lutfullah Mosque: A Safavid masterwork in Isfahan [worldbulletin]



www.worldbulletin.net

Lutfullah Mosque: A Safavid masterwork in Isfahan
www.worldbulletin.net
In Isfahan, the Iranian city known as the country's cultural and historical center, there is a square known as Naksh-i Jihan, where stands a unique mosque displaying an architectural character that is truly one of a kind. After the Iranian Revolution ...




March 21, 6:29 AM - ACT planners too chummy with Gungahlin mosque developers: court hears [yahoo]



ACT planners too chummy with Gungahlin mosque developers: court hears
The West Australian
Lawyers for a group opposing a mosque development at Gungahlin have told the ACT Supreme Court planners were too "chummy" with the proponents of the project. The case is entering its final stages after a long period bogged in arguments over whether ...




March 3, 12:53 PM - 1 dead in Quran desecration protest in Mauritania [thehindu]



Citifmonline

1 dead in Quran desecration protest in Mauritania
The Hindu
Thousands of people took to the streets, clashing with police in Mauritania's capital after news spread that a Quran had been desecrated at a local mosque. A medical official, who spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorised to speak ...
Protests in Mauritania over Quran desecration



March 21, 9:54 AM - 40 Countries To Take Part In Quran Recital Contest In South Sumatra [bernama]



40 Countries To Take Part In Quran Recital Contest In South Sumatra
Bernama
PALEMBANG (South Sumatra) March 21 (Bernama) -- Forty countries will take part in the Quran Recital Contest (MTQ) due to be held in South Sumatra in September this year, Indonesian news agency ANTARA reported. Ahmad Najib of the People's Welfare ...




March 15, 9:25 AM - UH researcher strengthens link between Quran and Bible [yourhoustonnews]



UH researcher strengthens link between Quran and Bible
Your Houston News
By researching the Quran in Arabic and the four Gospels of the Bible in Aramaic, a language common to most of the Middle East in the 7th century A.D., a University of Houston (UH) professor says he has established links between the Quran and the Bible.




March 16, 8:38 AM - Partial strike in Sindh over alleged Quran desecration [dawn]



Partial strike in Sindh over alleged Quran desecration
DAWN.com
LARKANA: A partial strike was observed on Sunday in Larkana, Jaffarabad districts of Sindh and some areas of Balochistan over alleged desecration of the Holy Quran, DawnNews reported. Police officer Anwar Laghari said Sunday that the incident took ...




March 17, 11:39 AM - Sindh observes partial strike over alleged Quran desecration [business-standard]



swissinfo.ch

Sindh observes partial strike over alleged Quran desecration
Business Standard
In reaction to the alleged desecration of the Holy Quran, a crowd of 200 persons attacked the minority community's temple in Larkana, Jaffarabad districts of Sindh and some areas of Balochistan, triggering a partial strike. The incident occurred ...
Violence in Pakistani town after Quran desecration



March 18, 8:40 AM - Reflecting on the Quran: Traits of Righteous Women [onislam]



Onislam.net

Reflecting on the Quran: Traits of Righteous Women
Onislam.net
Whatever role a girl or woman finds herself in, Islam has provided her guidance for righteous behavior in the Quran and sunnah. However, in order for an entirely new family to be born and raised upon Islam, the most crucial role a woman plays is that ...
Islam, modernity and women's rights



March 18, 1:48 PM - Rome Mosque Vandalized, Qur'an Burnt [onislam]



Onislam.net

Rome Mosque Vandalized, Qur'an Burnt
Onislam.net
CAIRO – Italian officials have expressed solidarity with the Muslim community after a mosque in the Italian city of Rieti in the Lazio region was damaged by vandals who stormed the mosque, destroyed its properties and burnt the Noble Qur'an. “Unknown ...




March 19, 10:40 AM - World's largest Quran being made [emirates247]



Emirates 24/7

World's largest Quran being made
Emirates 24/7
A Syrian man is using wood and hammers to make the world's largest Quran, which will cost nearly $1.12 million and weigh 33 tonnes. Riad Nawaf Madi started his project in Syria in 2005 but work was disrupted by the war, which forced him to flee to ...





Featured Action Items

Action Alert : Appeal against British Government’s decision to order an investigation into Muslim Brotherhood


egyptflagDavid Cameron has ordered an investigation into the Muslim Brotherhood with the intention of discovering their links to terrorism.






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