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Islam, the American way

September 3, 2007

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The Economist Aug 30th 2007 Why the United States is fairer to Muslims than “Eurabia” is IN PITTSBURGH, a Turkish group, pious but peaceful, decides to rethink its plans for an Islamic centre after an angry public hearing. In Clitheroe, a town in northern England, a plan to turn an ex-church into a mosque wins […]

Muslim nations to thrive

September 3, 2007

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Herald Sun, Australia SECTION: NEWS; Pg. 3 OUTGOING BHP Billiton chief Chip Goodyear believes the Muslim world will be hot on the heels of China and India as the next big emerging market for the mining giant. The mining boss, who will step down at the end of this month, told the Herald Sun Muslim […]

Tajik MPs urge president to prevent demolition of mosques in capital

September 3, 2007

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BBC Monitoring Central Asia Unit Supplied by BBC Worldwide Monitoring Three Tajik MPs have appealed to President Emomali Rahmon to prevent demolition and closure of mosques in Dushanbe. In their appeal Akbar Turajonzoda, Muhammadsharif Himmatzoda and Muhiddin Kabiri – former United Tajik Opposition leaders – condemn what they term “anti-Islamic and anti-constitutional” acts of the […]

The corrupt protect their own: Relative of Gaddafi assaults two British prostitutes

September 3, 2007

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By GLEN OWEN and HOLLY MILLBANK The Mail on Sunday, UK  Britain has become involved in a potentially damaging diplomatic imbroglio after a relative of Libyan dictator Colonel Gaddafi was prosecuted for assaulting two prostitutes at his London home. The case against Mohamed Al Sanussi, 26, collapsed after the two alleged victims withdrew their evidence. […]