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Four Killed in Thailand's Rebellious Muslim South

June 19, 2007

Author: Staff Writer

Source: Reuters

http://www.reuters.com/article/homepageCrisis/idUSBKK113980._CH_.2400

BANGKOK, June 19 (Reuters) - Suspected Muslim separatist rebels killed four people, including a district chief and an army colonel, in Thailand's rebellious Muslim south, police said on Tuesday.

One soldier was killed and two wounded late on Monday as they clashed with militants who set fire to a school in Pattani,...

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Convention Aims To Offer 'Window' On Muslim Life

June 19, 2007

Author: David A. Brensilver

Source: Islamic Circle of North America

http://www.icna.org/icna/icna-press-clippings/convention-aims-to-offer-window-on-muslim-life.html

Hartford — Muslim leaders hope next month to inform members of other faiths about theirs, and to dispel myths and stereotypes perpetuated by what the Islamic Circle of North America's secretary general called the “irresponsible...

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Hindus 'Guilty of Muslim Deaths'

June 18, 2007

Author: Amarnath Tewary, Patna

Source: BBC News

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/6764957.stm

A court in India has convicted 14 Hindus of mass killings of Muslims during some of the country's bloodiest religious rioting nearly 20 years ago.

The men were found guilty of killing and burying 116 Muslims in Bhagalpur in the northern state of Bihar in 1989.

More than 1,000 people died in the riots, which came after Hindus marched at...

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Foundation Stone for Islamic School Laid

June 18, 2007

Author: Sheriff Barry

Source: AllAfrica.com

http://allafrica.com/stories/200706181715.html

The foundation stone for a new Islamic school was laid at Kerewan village in Kombo North recently. The school is being funded by the Tallinding Islamic Institute under The Gambia Islamic Union.

Speaking at the ceremony, the Vice President of The Gambia Islamic Union, Alhagie Musa Njie, said the union has built 136 Islamic schools across the country since...

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Ohio Governor Speaks at CAIR Banquet

June 18, 2007

Source: CAIR Press Release

http://www.cair.com/default.asp?Page=articleView&id=2785&theType=NR

(COLUMBUS, OH, 6/18/2007) - Ohio Governor Ted Strickland spoke last night at the tenth annual banquet of the Council on American-Islamic Relations chapter in that state (CAIR-OH).

Governor Strickland addressed the crowd of 350 people, saying: “On behalf of all Ohioans, [my wife and I] appreciate your vision to promote justice and mutual understanding...

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