Islam

Muxlim.com Cited As Europe's Most Successful Dotcom In 2008

April 12, 2008

Author: Windsor Genova

Source: AHN News

http://www.allheadlinenews.com/articles/7010614843

A leading U.S. technology magazine has cited a popular Muslim social networking site as the best technology start-up in Europe this year.

Red Herring included Muxlim.com in its list of top 100 European tech start-ups in March, the site's consultant said in a press statement.

Muxlim.com was founded in December 2006 by Finland-based...

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Mosque Denies Call-to-Prayer Plan

April 12, 2008

Author: Staff Writer

Source: BBC News

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/england/oxfordshire/7343986.stm

Muslims in Oxfordshire have denied they had plans to broadcast a call-to-prayer from their mosque.

In January, there were reports of an application to attach a loudspeaker to the Central Mosque in Oxford.

The Bishop of Oxford, Rt Revd John Pritchard received a death threat after he lent his support to the idea....

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Muslim Leaders Eager to Hear What Pope Has to Say in U.S. Visit

April 12, 2008

Author: GARY STERN

Source: The Journal News

http://www.lohud.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20080412/NEWS02/804120347

The new pope could hardly have gotten off to a rockier start with the Muslim world.

It was September 2006. Regensburg, Germany. Pope Benedict XVI was giving a speech about the need for balance between faith and reason, a talk that would likely have attracted little worldwide attention.

But...

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Charter School Getting Threats for Islamic Ties

April 12, 2008

Author: SARAH LEMAGIE

Source: MSNBC/StarTibune

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/24077074/

An Inver Grove Heights charter school has received harassing and threatening calls in the wake of accusations that it blurs the line between religion and state by promoting Islam, the school's director said Friday.

The city's police are investigating and will put extra patrols in the area as a precaution, Police Chief Chuck Kleckner said. He said the school's director...

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Series Promotes Interfaith Dialogue

April 11, 2008

Author: Melanie M. Sidwell

Source: The Longmont Times-Call

http://www.timescall.com/faith/Faith-Story.asp?id=7884

A Sufi master will speak in Denver this weekend during a free interfaith event about how religion is a source of peace, not conflict.

Shaykh Muhammad Hisham Kabbani, before he presents in Denver, is also scheduled to visit the home of a Longmont Muslim on Saturday.

Kabbani is the keynote speaker during this weekend...

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New Malaysia Rule on Islamic Conversion

April 11, 2008

Author: JULIA ZAPPEI

Source: Herald-Leader

Wire Service: AP

http://www.kentucky.com/524/story/373138.html

Malaysia will soon require non-Muslims to inform their family before converting to Islam, a move welcomed Friday by minority religious groups who said it will help ease ethnic and interfaith tensions.

The planned rule is aimed at preventing the kind of religious disputes that have frequently erupted in this...

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Muslim Student Association Speaks Against Stereotypes

April 11, 2008

Author: Ashley Bressler

Source: The Daily Collegian

http://www.collegian.psu.edu/archive/2008/04/11/muslim_student_association_spe.aspx

Penn State's Muslim Student Association has spoken out to set the record straight in the wake of a recent New York Times article that says Muslim student organizations are not inclusive of students who don't uphold Islamic traditions.

In efforts to dispel these reported...

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