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March 1, 11:09 AM - Iraq truck bomb attack kills 11: army [alarabiya]



Al-Arabiya

Iraq truck bomb attack kills 11: army
Al-Arabiya
Clashes ensued, he said, but “security forces successfully completed preparations to surround Ad-Dawr”, a town just south of Tikrit which is controlled by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) jihadist group. A hospital source in Samarra confirmed ...
Bombings kill 27 in Iraq



March 1, 10:56 AM - CCTV shows UK girls on way to Syria [bbc]


New CCTV pictures appear to show three UK girls on the Turkish leg of what is believed to have been their journey to join Islamic State in Syria.


March 1, 10:43 AM - First-hand reports of torture from Homan Square, Chicago PD's "black site" [boingboing]



Boing Boing

First-hand reports of torture from Homan Square, Chicago PD's "black site"
Boing Boing
In the wake of last week's revelations about Homan Square, the off-the-books "black site" where Chicago PD disappear prisoners for violent, aggressive interrogation, four of the site's victims have come forward to describe the highly racialized human ...
'I sat in that place for three days, man': Chicagoans detail abusive ...



March 1, 10:27 AM - UN says 1,100 people killed in Iraq in February [aljazeera]


UN mission in Iraq says 611 civilians among 1,103 killed last month while the rest were members of security forces.


March 1, 10:26 AM - Iran eyeing development of small reactors [presstv]



Press TV

Iran eyeing development of small reactors
Press TV
“During the recent talks with US negotiators in Geneva, US Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz said Washington is also looking into this strategy,” the head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) has been quoted as saying by the Persian-language ...




March 1, 10:26 AM - Court ruling jeopardises Egypt poll [bbc]


Egypt's Supreme Court rules part of an election law unconstitutional, possibly delaying parliamentary polls which begin this month.


March 1, 10:07 AM - Paychecks cut, Palestinians scrimp [nwaonline]



Algemeiner

Paychecks cut, Palestinians scrimp
Northwest Arkansas News
In January, Amro, who teaches Islamic studies in the southern West Bank as one of 180,000 employees of the Palestinian Authority, coped with a 40 percent pay cut by buying a short, spindly donkey for his 9-mile commute to school. It's just one of the ...
The Truth about the PA's "Imminent Financial Collapse"



March 1, 9:56 AM - US Drone Strikes in Middle East Run Contrary to Ethics - Anti-War Group [feedsportal]


US drone strikes in the Middle East, Somalia and Afghanistan are totally outside the range of ethics, the Washington DC representative of the CODEPINK anti-war organization said.


March 1, 9:44 AM - Egypt court ruling opens way for possible poll delay [aljazeera]


Cairo court says election-related law is unconstitutional, paving way for delaying long-awaited parliamentary elections.


March 1, 9:39 AM - London hot property market for Mideast investors [tradearabia]



Trade Arabia

London hot property market for Mideast investors
Trade Arabia
London remains an attractive destination for Middle East investors looking to expand their property portfolio, according to a new report from property investment firm IP Global. A number of outer London locations are showing particularly high potential ...





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February 14, 5:22 PM - North Carolina murders revive Islamophobia concerns [usatoday]



The Arab Daily News

North Carolina murders revive Islamophobia concerns
USA TODAY
"What if Islamophobia has become so commonplace, so accepted, that it now represents a hegemonic system of thought, at least for relatively large pockets of people in some regions of the West?" Mohamad Elmasry, an assistant professor of communications ...
Scarce MSM coverage of Chapel Hill shootings shows true extent of accepted ...



February 13, 12:01 PM - The GOP's Islamophobia Problem [theatlantic]



The Atlantic

The GOP's Islamophobia Problem
The Atlantic
Muslims are not Latinos. They don't have the numbers to punish Republicans for demonizing them. But that just makes the party's moral challenge all the more stark. Tolerating Islamophobia is unlikely to hurt the GOP politically. It may even help. But ...
'Blame the Muslims': Islamophobia is fuelled by government and media



February 17, 9:16 PM - The Fine Line Between Anti-Islamism and Islamophobia [newsweek]



Newsweek

The Fine Line Between Anti-Islamism and Islamophobia
Newsweek
In 2011, the Center for American Progress published "Fear, Inc.: The Roots of the Islamophobia Network in America" in order to identify and expose the organizations, scholars, pundits and activists comprising a tightly linked network that spread ...
Fear, Inc. 2.0: As Anti-Muslim Incidents Continue, Report Exposes Funders ...



February 19, 3:44 PM - Minneapolis says no to islamophobia and racism, honors murdered Chapel Hill ... [fightbacknews]



Fight Back! Newspaper

Minneapolis says no to islamophobia and racism, honors murdered Chapel Hill ...
Fight Back! Newspaper
Protesters slammed the media silence on this story in general, and the unwillingness to name racism and islamophobia as contributing factors in this case. Sabry Wazwaz of the Anti-War Committee led chants throughout the event, along with Caleb Murphy.




February 20, 6:52 AM - Muslim safety panel discusses "Islamophobia" follwing UNC murders - WDEL 1150AM [wdel]



WUNC

Muslim safety panel discusses "Islamophobia" follwing UNC murders
WDEL 1150AM
The recent shooting deaths of three young Muslims in Chapel Hill, North Carolina have sparked fear of hate crimes in the Islam community. Deah Shaddy Barakat, Yusor Mohammad Abu-Salha and Razan Mohammad Abu-Salha were gunned down on Feb.
UCSB Muslim Students Association Organizes Candlelit Vigil for UNC Shooting ...



February 16, 6:02 PM - Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: ISIS Represents Islam Like KKK Represents Christianity [mediaite]



Wildcat Blue Nation

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: ISIS Represents Islam Like KKK Represents Christianity
Mediaite
Former NBA star Kareem Abdul-Jabbar stopped by Morning Joe on Monday, presumably to promote his new children's book, Stealing the Game , but the hosts also asked him to discuss a recent column he wrote for Time about the role that Islam does or does ...
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: ISIS Represents Islam Like The KKK Represents ...



February 17, 11:07 AM - Needed: A New Church Policy toward Islam [Pt. 1] [lifesitenews]



Lifesite

Needed: A New Church Policy toward Islam [Pt. 1]
Lifesite
In a speech to Egypt's top Islamic authorities, President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi called for a “religious revolution.” Why? Because he believes that Islam has problems: “That corpus of texts and ideas that we have sacralized over the centuries … is ...




February 16, 1:31 AM - Female lawmaker unafraid to slam 'Islamic savages' [wnd]



WND.com

Female lawmaker unafraid to slam 'Islamic savages'
WND.com
A California assemblywoman is refusing to back down after fellow lawmakers and the Council for American Islamic Relations, or CAIR, have demanded she apologize for what they're calling a “hateful” message she posted on Twitter. On Feb. 10, after ...




February 16, 10:30 PM - Islamic State Video Shows Beheadings of Egyptian Christians in Libya [nytimes]



New York Times

Islamic State Video Shows Beheadings of Egyptian Christians in Libya
New York Times
CAIRO — A video released Sunday night by the Islamic State appeared to show the mass beheading of at least a dozen Egyptian Christians by fighters in a recently formed Libyan arm of the militant group. Identical in style and details to earlier ...
Video Purports to Show Islamic State Beheading Egyptian Hostages



February 17, 11:00 AM - The Quran refers to the defense of Islam [dispatch]



The Quran refers to the defense of Islam
Columbus Dispatch
He also criticized 61:9, and he quoted it as “Make (Islam) victorious over every other religion.” I read it as “He it is who sent his messenger with the guidance and the true religion that he may make it overcome the religions, all of them, though the ...





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