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U.S. Immigrants from India Boosting Economy by Investing in Indian Businesses

June 20, 2006

Source: USA Today

http://www.usatoday.com/money/world/2006-06-20-india-immigrants-usat_x.htm

On June 20, 2006 USA Today reported, "When Silicon Valley entrepreneur Sabeer Bhatia was a kid growing up in Bangalore, India, in the 1980s, his native country seemed eons from evolving into an economic power. Bhatia and his parents, a banker and a government bureaucrat, waited 10 years before their house got a telephone line. Because of auto shortages,...

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Op-Ed: "America’s Message to Muslim World" by Craig Charney and Steven A. Cook

June 20, 2006

Source: The Boston Globe

http://www.boston.com/news/globe/editorial_opinion/oped/articles/2006/06/20/americas_message_to_muslim_world/

On June 20, 2006 The Boston Globe published an Op-Ed by Craig Charney, president of Charney Research, a polling firm, and a consultant to the Council on Foreign Relations, and Steven A. Cook, the Douglas Dillon fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations. They write: "Secretary...

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Ambush of U.S. Islamic Leader in Iraq Shocks Dearborn Muslims

June 20, 2006

Source: The Detroit News

http://www.detnews.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20060620/METRO01/606200350

On June 20, 2006 The Detroit News reported, "The phones at the Islamic Center of America have not stopped ringing since evening prayers on Friday, following an assassination attempt in Karbala, Iraq, on an influential clergyman in American Islam. Earlier in the day, gunmen on motorcycles ambushed Ayatollah Sayed Mortadha al-Qazwini, founder of...

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Lawyers Ordered to Address Questions of Jurisdiction in Malaysian Conversion Case

June 20, 2006

Source: Sun2Surf

http://www.sun2surf.com/article.cfm?id=14486

On June 20, 2006 Sun2Surf reported, "Which should have jurisdiction to hear the case of former commando Sjn M. Moorthy/Mohamad Abdullah's religious conversion and his subsequent burial as a Muslim - the syariah or civil court? This was the primary question the Court of Appeal was interested in today (June 20, 2006) during an appeal by Moorthy's widow S. Kaliammal, against a High Court's dismissal of her application...

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Muslim Sorority Opens Doors for American Muslim Women

June 20, 2006

Source: USINFO.STATE.GOV

http://usinfo.state.gov/mena/Archive/2006/Jun/21-260406.html

On June 20, 2006 USINFO.STATE.GOV reported, "Fraternities and sororities are an important part of student life on most American university campuses. These privately run clubs organized around common interests and activities provide students with leadership experience, social outlets, support groups, community service opportunities and housing options.

They offer a...

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Muslim Conference in Azerbaijan Decries Western Islamophobia

June 20, 2006

Source: Yahoo! News

Wire Service: AFP

http://news.yahoo.com/s/afp/20060620/wl_afp/azerbaijanoicislam_060620100124

On June 20, 2006 Agence France-Presse reported, "A conference of Muslim countries in Azerbaijan this week has decried growing Islamophobia in the West in the wake of a furore sparked by the publication of caricatures of the Prophet Mohammed in several European newspapers. Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu,...

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Construction of Muslim Youth Camp to Begin in July

June 19, 2006

Source: Iowa City Press-Citizen

http://www.press-citizen.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20060619/NEWS01/60619005/1079

On June 19, 2006 Iowa City Press-Citizen reported, "Four months after signing a lease with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for approximately 114 acres of federal land north of North Liberty, building for the Muslim Youth Camp is set to begin in July. The Cedar Rapids-based Muslim Youth Camps of America will be using the...

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Op-Ed: “Ill-Advised Court Decision Strips Rights from Many Foreigners” by David Cole

June 19, 2006

Source: The Mercury News/Los Angeles Times

http://www.mercurynews.com/mld/mercurynews/news/opinion/14852343.htm

On June 19, 2006 the Los Angeles Times ran an opinion piece by Davie Cole, a law professor at Georgetown University and a volunteer attorney with the Center for Constitutional Rights. Cole writes on the Turkmen vs. Ashcroft court decision, for which he was co-counsel to the plaintiffs: "Dismissing a case challenging the detention of Arab and...

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Thai PM Offers to Rebuild Afghan’s Destroyed Buddhas

June 19, 2006

Source: The Guardian

Wire Service: AP

http://www.guardian.co.uk/afghanistan/story/0,,1800632,00.html

On June 19, 2006 the Associated Press reported, "The Thai prime minister has offered to take the remains of the Buddhas of Bamiyan, which were destroyed by Afghanistan's former Taliban regime, and rebuild them in Thailand. Thaksin Shinawatra made the proposal to reconstruct the two 1,600-year-old statues to the Afghan president...

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