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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 […]