Islam

Parents Speak out on Teacher's Remarks

February 17, 2007

Author: Eric Paul Zamora

Source: The Fresno Bee

http://www.fresnobee.com/263/story/30377.html

Parents of a sixth-grade student at Riverview Elementary School say their son was treated differently by his classmates and distracted from his schoolwork because of comments his teacher made about Muslims and Iranians.

The parents, Mashalah Boroujerdi and Rezvan Jamshidy, spoke publicly for the first time Friday, elaborating about incidents that have...

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Thai Islamic Bank's Buddhist Chief Helps Build Trust

February 17, 2007

Source: The Buddhist Channel

Wire Service: Reuters

http://www.buddhistchannel.tv/index.php?id=52,3742,0,0,1,0

Bangkok, Thailand -- The boss of Thailand's only dedicated Islamic bank has a unique job description: work in one of the most dangerous corners of Asia, go to mosques to drum up business and become an expert in chicken-farming.

A knowledge of Islam is essential, but being a Muslim is not.

"I am a non-Muslim...

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Thai Islamic Bank's Buddhist Chief Helps Build Trust

February 17, 2007

Source: The Buddhist Channel

Wire Service: Reuters

http://www.buddhistchannel.tv/index.php?id=52,3742,0,0,1,0

Bangkok, Thailand -- The boss of Thailand's only dedicated Islamic bank has a unique job description: work in one of the most dangerous corners of Asia, go to mosques to drum up business and become an expert in chicken-farming.

A knowledge of Islam is essential, but being a Muslim is not.

"I am a non-Muslim...

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"What the West Can Learn From Islam," a Commentary by Tariq Ramadan

February 16, 2007

Author: Tariq Ramadan

Source: The Chronicle of Higher Education

http://chronicle.com/errors.dir/noauthorization.php3?page=/weekly/v53/i24/24b00601.htm

In late September, I finally received a response to the question I had been asking the Bush administration for more than two years: Why was my work visa revoked in late July 2004, just days before I was to take up a position as a professor of Islamic studies and the...

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Arab-American Soldiers Stress Loyalty, Patriotism

February 16, 2007

Author: Mohamed Elshinnawi

Source: VOA News

http://www.voanews.com/english/AmericanLife/2007-02-15-voa46.cfm

As American troops battle Islamic extremists in Iraq and Afghanistan and try to bring stability to the region, here at home the Pentagon is reaching out to Arab and Muslim Americans, trying to interest them in joining the U.S. military. At least 15,000 Muslims, including about 3,500 Arab-Americans, are already in uniform. In fact,...

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"What the West Can Learn From Islam," a Commentary by Tariq Ramadan

February 16, 2007

Author: Tariq Ramadan

Source: The Chronicle of Higher Education

http://chronicle.com/errors.dir/noauthorization.php3?page=/weekly/v53/i24/24b00601.htm

In late September, I finally received a response to the question I had been asking the Bush administration for more than two years: Why was my work visa revoked in late July 2004, just days before I was to take up a position as a professor of Islamic studies and the...

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Arab-American Soldiers Stress Loyalty, Patriotism

February 16, 2007

Author: Mohamed Elshinnawi

Source: VOA News

http://www.voanews.com/english/AmericanLife/2007-02-15-voa46.cfm

As American troops battle Islamic extremists in Iraq and Afghanistan and try to bring stability to the region, here at home the Pentagon is reaching out to Arab and Muslim Americans, trying to interest them in joining the U.S. military. At least 15,000 Muslims, including about 3,500 Arab-Americans, are already in uniform. In fact,...

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"What the West Can Learn From Islam," a Commentary by Tariq Ramadan

February 16, 2007

Author: Tariq Ramadan

Source: The Chronicle of Higher Education

http://chronicle.com/errors.dir/noauthorization.php3?page=/weekly/v53/i24/24b00601.htm

In late September, I finally received a response to the question I had been asking the Bush administration for more than two years: Why was my work visa revoked in late July 2004, just days before I was to take up a position as a professor of Islamic studies and the...

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Arab-American Soldiers Stress Loyalty, Patriotism

February 16, 2007

Author: Mohamed Elshinnawi

Source: VOA News

http://www.voanews.com/english/AmericanLife/2007-02-15-voa46.cfm

As American troops battle Islamic extremists in Iraq and Afghanistan and try to bring stability to the region, here at home the Pentagon is reaching out to Arab and Muslim Americans, trying to interest them in joining the U.S. military. At least 15,000 Muslims, including about 3,500 Arab-Americans, are already in uniform. In fact,...

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Iraq War Tests Unity Among U.S. Muslims

February 15, 2007

Author: Tim Gaynor

Source: Reuters

http://www.reuters.com/article/inDepthNews/idUSN0924297820070215

PHOENIX (Reuters) - Leaders of the U.S. Islamic community are fearful that sectarian slaughter tearing Shi'ite and Sunni communities apart in Iraq is testing unity among Muslim immigrants in the United States.

Imams, analysts and community leaders say the daily round of truck bombings, kidnappings and slaughter pitching former...

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