Islam

Frankfurt Bomb Plot: Islamic Centre had 'Calamitous Role'

September 9, 2007

Author: Anne Penketh

Source: The Independent

http://news.independent.co.uk/europe/article2944350.ece

An Islamic centre in the southwest German town of Ulm has emerged as the cradle of radical Islam frequented by at least one of the suspects arrested last week for an alleged plot against US military facilities in Germany.

Fritz Gelowicz, one of two German converts to Islam arrested along with a Turkish national last Tuesday, came under...

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Muslims Work to Connect, Educate

September 9, 2007

Author: Liz F. Kay

Source: Balitmore Sun

http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/local/bal-md.muslim09sep09,0,2977919.story

The first time the Howard County Muslim Council held its food drive, the response was limited.

But last year, "I put up fliers in my neighborhood and people bring the food to my doorstep," said Anwer Hasan, a Clarksville resident and president of the Maryland Muslim Council. And as they handed out...

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American Muslim Coalition Raises $10,000 for Backstoppers in Saint Louis

September 9, 2007

Author: Sheila Musaji

Source: The American Muslim

http://www.theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/american_muslim_coalition_raises_10000_for_backstoppers_in_saint_louis/0014585

The American Muslim Coalition of Saint Louis is a recently formed group to expand on the local Muslim communities’ civic and interfaith activities through networking,...

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Religious Extremism: 'The Billion-Dollar Question'

September 8, 2007

Author: David A. Brensilver

Source: The Day

http://www.theday.com/re.aspx?re=1a2ba608-32d1-4d5c-8f84-6691e7d07984

SHAREDA HOSEIN HAS BEEN afraid to wear both of her uniforms.

“Within my Muslim community,” she said, “I get more grief than I do in my military community.”

Since the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, Hosein has experienced rude treatment at restaurants and shopping malls,...

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Zambo Folk to Mark Ramadan with Fear, Rights Group Avers

September 8, 2007

Author: Staff Writer

Source: GMA News

http://www.gmanews.tv/story/59629/Zambo-folk-to-mark-Ramadan-with-fear-rights-group-avers

No thanks to ongoing military operations there, the Muslim community will observe “with fear" the holy month of Ramadan starting Sept. 13.

The Philippine Alliance of Human Rights Advocates (PAHRA) said this Friday as it lamented the holy Islam month there will be met with...

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Terrorism Watch List Is Faulted For Errors

September 7, 2007

Author: Ellen Nakashima

Source: Washington Post

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/09/06/AR2007090601386.html

The government's master watch list of known or suspected terrorists continues to be marred by errors and inconsistencies that can obstruct the capture of terrorists or cause innocent people to be detained by U.S. authorities, the Justice Department's inspector general said yesterday....

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Moderates Attack ‘Fundamentally Wrong’ Approach to Teaching Islam

September 7, 2007

Author: Andrew Norfolk

Source: The Times

http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/comment/faith/article2403001.ece

Riyadh ul Haq, who has preached of the “evil influence” of the West, may be a faithful representative of the Deobandi school of Sunni Islam but he does not speak for all Islamic scholars, let alone all Muslims. No one knows that better than Sheikh Ibrahim Mogra.

Mr Mogra, the chairman of the Muslim Council of...

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Federal Judge Strikes Down Part of Patriot Act

September 7, 2007

Author: Richard B. Schmitt

Source: Balitmore Sun

http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/nation/bal-te.patriot07sep07,0,5600606.story

WASHINGTON - The Bush administration suffered another legal setback yesterday when a federal judge struck down parts of the revised USA Patriot Act.

U.S. District Judge Victor Marrero ruled that investigators eventually must obtain a court's approval when ordering Internet providers and...

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Mosque on the Move

September 7, 2007

Author: Richard Irwin

Source: San Gabriel Valley Tribune

http://www.sgvtribune.com/ci_6751123?source=most_emailed

Twenty-five years ago, a small group of local families began meeting in a San Dimas garage for prayers. Today the Islamic Center of the San Gabriel Valley serves more than 500 families from its sprawling complex in Rowland Heights.

And the local mosque is looking forward to an exciting future as it raises money for a new $3...

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