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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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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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Interfaith Panel Tackles Modesty, Modernity

February 14, 2007

Author: Michah Rynor

Source: University of Toronto Campus News

http://www.news.utoronto.ca/bin6/070214-2928.asp

European governments are currently debating whether or not to ban certain Islamic garb worn by Muslim women due to their concerns that veils and hijabs cause civil strife, discourage assimilation and help disguise terrorists and lawbreakers.

The Canadian debate has been far less dramatic but it continues to be a topic of discussion,...

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"Native American Courts: Precedent for an Islamic Arbitral System," a Commentary by Issa Smith

February 14, 2007

Author: Issa Smith

Source: The American Muslim

http://theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/native_american_courts_precedent_for_an_islamic_arbitral_system/0013143

In the United States today, there is a system of courts which is just outside of the federal and state court systems, known as the American Indian Tribal Courts. The Tribal Courts deal with criminal, civil...

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Interfaith Panel Tackles Modesty, Modernity

February 14, 2007

Author: Michah Rynor

Source: University of Toronto Campus News

http://www.news.utoronto.ca/bin6/070214-2928.asp

European governments are currently debating whether or not to ban certain Islamic garb worn by Muslim women due to their concerns that veils and hijabs cause civil strife, discourage assimilation and help disguise terrorists and lawbreakers.

The Canadian debate has been far less dramatic but it continues to be a topic of discussion,...

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"Native American Courts: Precedent for an Islamic Arbitral System," a Commentary by Issa Smith

February 14, 2007

Author: Issa Smith

Source: The American Muslim

http://theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/native_american_courts_precedent_for_an_islamic_arbitral_system/0013143

In the United States today, there is a system of courts which is just outside of the federal and state court systems, known as the American Indian Tribal Courts. The Tribal Courts deal with criminal, civil...

Read more about "Native American Courts: Precedent for an Islamic Arbitral System," a Commentary by Issa Smith

Interfaith Panel Tackles Modesty, Modernity

February 14, 2007

Author: Michah Rynor

Source: University of Toronto Campus News

http://www.news.utoronto.ca/bin6/070214-2928.asp

European governments are currently debating whether or not to ban certain Islamic garb worn by Muslim women due to their concerns that veils and hijabs cause civil strife, discourage assimilation and help disguise terrorists and lawbreakers.

The Canadian debate has been far less dramatic but it continues to be a topic of discussion,...

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"Native American Courts: Precedent for an Islamic Arbitral System," a Commentary by Issa Smith

February 14, 2007

Author: Issa Smith

Source: The American Muslim

http://theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/native_american_courts_precedent_for_an_islamic_arbitral_system/0013143

In the United States today, there is a system of courts which is just outside of the federal and state court systems, known as the American Indian Tribal Courts. The Tribal Courts deal with criminal, civil...

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Mosques' Women Policy Criticised

February 13, 2007

Source: BBC News

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/england/nottinghamshire/6358761.stm

East Midlands MEP Robert Kilroy-Silk has urged the government to pass a new law to force mosques to open their doors to women. Mr Kilroy-Silk, who sits as an independent MEP, has written to ministers calling for urgent action.

He said not allowing women into mosques meant they were being regarded as "second-class citizens".

But a spokeswoman for a...

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