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U.S. cancels Fulbright scholarships for Gaza students

May 30, 2008

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From Kevin Flower CNN Jerusalem Bureau Chief JERUSALEM (CNN) — The U.S. government has taken Fulbright scholarships away from eight students in the Palestinian territory of Gaza, citing Israeli travel restrictions imposed on the Hamas-ruled zone, a U.S. official said Friday. Israel maintains tight control of the border with Gaza in such checkpoints as the […]

Wallowing in Far Right Hysteria: Michelle Malkin’s Preposterous Claims

May 30, 2008

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Since Michelle Malkin (born Maglalang) took on Dunkin’ Donuts for Rachael Ray’s Kefiyeh (see article below), I thought it would be interesting to point out that she has make ridiculous claims in the past–for which she has had to eat humble pie on several occasions. #1: Shariah Creep: Michelle Malkin vs. Hussein Ibish on the […]

Does course on Islam give law enforcers wrong idea?

May 23, 2008

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By Janet I. Tu Seattle Times religion reporter Some local Muslim community members are upset about a training course for local law enforcement, saying it could promote stereotypes and ethnic and religious profiling. The program, called “The Threat of Islamic Jihadists to the World” and conducted by a Miami-based company, began Thursday and continues today […]

Aqeeda: Saudi Businessman bans alcohol at Grand Hyatt Hotel in Cairo

May 23, 2008

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By Magdi Abdelhadi BBC News, Cairo A decision by the Saudi owner of the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Cairo to ban the sale of alcohol and destroy millions of dollars worth of beverages has sparked a debate in Egypt. The international company which runs the hotel has urged Sheikh Abdulaziz al-Brahim – a relative of […]

Investment by Saudis in China Grows

May 19, 2008

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Javid Hassan, Arab News Saudi investments have been flowing into China on three levels — industrial ventures, refinery joint ventures and investment in the capital market. The low cost in China of both production and skilled manpower, together with mounting energy needs, have always acted as a magnet for institutional investors from the Kingdom. Even […]

What American Muslim Voters Think of the U.S. Presidential Elections

May 19, 2008

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CNN Please click here to watch this video clip from CNN.

A Muslim 9-year Old Genius with an IQ of 155

May 19, 2008

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CNN Please click here to read about this Muslim genius child, Mahmoud Wael, from Egypt.