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Good Samaritan 101–Thank You, Congressman Pascrell, for Defending U.S. Muslims

July 31, 2008

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Washington, DC – U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. [D-NJ-08] yesterday stated his strong disagreement with statements made by Homeland Security Committee Ranking Member Peter King (R-NY) who expressed his belief that while American Muslims may not support terrorism they are not doing enough as a community to help law enforcement fight terrorism. This exchange occurred […]

Dress for Success At Work

July 30, 2008

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CNN Company dress codes are a never-ending battle in the working world. Battle No. 1: Employees misinterpret the dress code or they don’t abide by it. Battle No. 2: Companies have a code in place but don’t enforce it. Battle No. 3: Companies don’t have a dress code but they still reprimand employees for wearing […]

Islamophobia Watch and Call to Action: Steve Emerson Scheduled to Testify Before Congress

July 29, 2008

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Urgent Action Alert: Demand Responsible Testimony in Fight Against Terrorism Self proclaimed terrorist expert Steven Emerson is scheduled to testify this Thursday, July 31st, in a congressional hearing entitled “Foreign Aid and the Fight Against Terrorism and Proliferation: Leveraging Foreign Aid to Achieve U.S. Policy Goals.” Emerson has a formidable history of attacking Islam and […]

Position opening: Head of Operations, Ilri Addis Ababa Campus

July 29, 2008

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Ref: HO/HRFA/10/2007 The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) helps reduce poverty, hunger and environmental degradation by enhancing animal agriculture in developing countries, working in partnership with organisations in developing countries. ILRI’s headquarters is in Nairobi, Kenya, with a second principal campus in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.  For more information on ILRI and details of the position, […]

Alleged Copy of Medical Report of Saiful Bukhari Aslan, the accuser of Anwar Ibrahim

July 28, 2008

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Source: Penang & Malaysia Source of the post below: Freeanwar.org–reprinted here with permission. A new development took place on July 28, 2008 when the medical report on Saiful Bukhari Aslan was leaked out from the hospital where he had gone to complain about being sodomized. This report, if proven to be accurate, would clearly indicate […]

Winning the War of Ideas–A U.S. Perspective

July 27, 2008

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Featuring James Glassman, Undersecretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs July 8, 2008: Undersecretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs James Glassman addressed The Washington Institute’s Special Policy Forum on July 8, 2008. The following is the prepared text of his remarks. During my confirmation hearings in January, I said that […]

Security tips for your Smartphone or Blackberry

July 26, 2008

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Note from Rafik Beekun: This is an excellent video clip from the Data Doctor on CNN about how to keep your personal data more secure on your smartphone or Blackberry. Please click here to watch the video clip. Blackberry Mobile Anti Theft Recovery Software – Roblock Other articles of interest: 1. FBI taps cell phone […]

CBS Evening News Disregarding Professional Ethics in Airing Edited McCain Interview

July 25, 2008

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Dear Friend, Earlier this week, CBS Evening News was criticized for splicing video of an interview with Sen. John McCain that resulted in the removal of a statement in which McCain falsely asserted that the 2007 U.S. troop surge “began the Anbar Awakening.” CBS replaced the false statement with an answer McCain gave to a […]

Getting Corporate Responsibility on the CEO Agenda in Malaysia

July 25, 2008

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ICR chairman Datuk Johan Raslan introduces four panelists, Khazanah Nasional Bhd managing director Tan Sri Azman Mokhtar, IJM Corporation managing director Datuk Krishnan Tan, Astro chief executive officer Rohana Rozhan and HSBC chief executive officer Irene Dorner at the StarBiz-ICRM forum on corporate responsibility. Part 1 Part 2 The panelists elaborate on the roles of […]

Cancer Research Institute Issues Warning About Cell Phone Use and Lists 10 Precautions You Should Take

July 23, 2008

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ANALYSIS OF RECENT STUDIES Advice from University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute Based on Advice from an International Expert Panel Electromagnetic fields generated by cell phones should be considered a potential human health risk. Sufficient time has not elapsed in order for us to have conclusive data on the biological effects of cell phones and other […]

Islamophobia 101–Episode 28: Linking Muslim Subway Ads to Terrorism

July 21, 2008

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According to the New York Post, MUSLIM SUBWAY ADS HAVE TERROR TIE-IN By JEREMY OLSHAN Last updated: 6:37 am July 21, 2008 Posted: 4:42 am July 21, 2008 Allah board! An Islamic group plans to blitz 1,000 subway cars with advertisements this September in a campaign being promoted by a Brooklyn imam whom federal officials […]

Saudis Look Beyond Oil to New Economy in Desert

July 17, 2008

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By Faiza Saleh Ambah Washington Post Foreign Service Thursday, July 17, 2008; A01 MEDINA, Saudi Arabia — Clouds of yellow dust swirled in the air as tractors moved back and forth, leveling a huge, barren piece of land dotted with billboards announcing the city that will rise from the sand here. Over the next few […]

Malaysia’s Anwar Ibrahim Arrested In Spite of Offer of Full Cooperation

July 16, 2008

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THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Published: July 16, 2008 Filed at 2:40 a.m. ET KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Police arrested Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim on Wednesday about an hour before a deadline for him to appear at police headquarters to answer allegations that he sodomized a male aide. The arrest was likely to exacerbate the […]

Please Sign Islamica Magazine’s Open Letter Concerning Anwar Ibrahim

July 14, 2008

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In the Name of Allah, the Compassionate, the Merciful May Peace and Blessings be upon the Prophet Muhammad and his kin “ … [M]ake peace between them justly, and act equitably. Lo! Allah loveth the equitable. / The believers are naught else than brothers. Therefore make peace between your brethren and observe your duty to […]

Faculty Position Openings, Taibah University, Madinah, Saudi Arabia

July 14, 2008

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* TAIBAH UNIVERSITY* includes 22 colleges in the fields of: Medicine; Education and Humanities; Science; Computer and Engineering Science; Financial and Administrative Sciences; Community; Engineering; Applied Medical Sciences; Dentistry; Pharmacy; Family Science; Arts & Science; and Applied Sciences. Taibah University is equipped with a chain of Language; Computer; Clinical; and Science laboratories. It has also […]

“Islamophobic” Cover of Obama from the New Yorker Magazine

July 14, 2008

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In the following article from CNN, Alex Mooney purports that the New Yorker Poster shows Obama in traditional “Muslim” attire. I would like to know what is “traditional muslim attire”? Muslims come from just about every country on this planet, and a Muslim from Saudi Arabia will dress differently from a Muslim from India or […]

Islamophobe Misrepresents Islamic Shari’ah in Run for Congress

July 14, 2008

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This is excerpt from an interview of Vijay Kumar published in the Islamophobic online magazine, Frontpage. FP: Vijay Kumar, welcome to Frontpage Interview. […] Kumar: Right now, our country is dealing with issues – issues like illegal immigration, healthcare reform, the War on Terror – that will shape our politics for the rest of this […]

Please Sign the ACLU’s Petition Against the New FISA Legislation

July 10, 2008

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Dear Friend, Cowed by the Bush administration’s pre-election scare tactics, the Senate passed privacy-stealing FISA legislation undermining your Fourth Amendment rights. It’s outrageous, unconstitutional and un-American. That’s why the ACLU is prepared to challenge this law the moment George Bush signs it — and you can rest assured, they’ll be meeting our lawyers in court. […]

Bread Protests in Mahalla Put Down by Riot Units in Egypt

July 10, 2008

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Please click here to go to the link, and then watch the slide show on the food protests and strikes against low wages. Casualties of Food Crisis in Egypt Food Crisis in Egypt

UAE detains 3,000 Indian workers over camp riot

July 9, 2008

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Arab News   ABU DHABI: Around 3,000 Indian workers were detained at an undisclosed location on the outskirts of the UAE capital on charges of arson and rioting. The workers of a large ceramics manufacturing unit in the emirate of Ras Al-Khaimah were rounded up by security agencies after they went on a rampage at […]

Man Arrested For Shooting Muslim Businessman

July 8, 2008

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Please click here to watch the video clip, and the resulting stand of solidarity from other faith-based communities in Ohio. Suspect arrested in the shooting of Fazliddin Yakubov Cleveland Police announced they made an arrest in the shooting of a local man while he was pumping gas. William “Happy” Neal was arrested on Thursday, July […]

ABC Primetime: How Muslims are Treated in the USA

July 4, 2008

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Alledged U.S. Department of Justice Guidelines May Lead to Profiling of Muslim/Arab Americans

July 4, 2008

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Washington, DC 7/3/08 The Muslim Public Affairs Council, the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC), the Arab American Institute (AAI), and other organizations are concerned by an Associated Press report quoting “senior FBI, Justice Department, and U.S. intelligence officials” concerning new Department of Justice guidelines which are slated for implementation later this summer. The guidelines would allegedly […]

France’s Anti-Terror Laws Violate Basic Human Rights

July 2, 2008

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Human Rights Watch Paris, July 2, 2008 In its effort to fight terrorism, France routinely arrests and prosecutes people for being associated with possible terror suspects, undermining international fair trial standards, Human Rights Watch said in a new report released today. Please click here to download a copy of the 2008 Human Rights Watch report entitled […]

Israel Humiliating and Injuring Internationally Renowned Palestinian Journalist

July 2, 2008

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BBC News Mohammed Omer says he was detained for four hours as he crossed from Jordan into the occupied West Bank on 26 June.  […] Mr Omer emailed the BBC the following day, saying he had “difficulty in breathing and pain in my chest” because of the treatment he received. He is now back in […]