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Muslim Council of Britian to Publish Guide on Dealing With Backlash After Terrorism

August 16, 2004

Source: BBC News

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk/3566586.stm

On August 16, 2004 the BBC News reported, "Senior imams are publishing a guide for Muslims including advice on how to cope should there be an 11 September-style terror attack on the UK. It warns an anti-Muslim backlash would be likely and sets out people's rights. The guide also urges Muslims to be vigilant against potential terrorists and to report any suspicions to police. The Muslim Council of Britain (MCB) says the...

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Jews, Christians and Muslims from Atlanta Visit Sites of Ancient "Al-Andalus"

August 14, 2004

Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

http://www.ajc.com/saturday/content/epaper/editions/saturday/faith_values_14d19512e3d0a1980050.html

On August 14, 2004 The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported, "This summer, 32 Atlantans took a 10-day journey together through Andalusia --- the region of southern Spain that includes Grenada, Seville and Toledo --- and to Morocco, to see remnants of a distinctive way of life that...

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Local Men Charged With Vandalizing Mosque in Houston, TX

August 14, 2004

Source: The Houston Chronicle

http://www.chron.com/cs/CDA/ssistory.mpl/metropolitan/2735209

On August 14, 2004 The Houston Chronicle reported, "Two Spring men have been arrested and charged in the July Fourth bombing of a mailbox at a Spring mosque. Jody David Ferguson, 31, and Arthur Menno Mann IV, 30, both of the 9500 block of Dundalk, are charged with possession of an illegal weapon, a third-degree felony. Both men were arrested and charged last month. Both...

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Followers of Many Religions Flock to Church for its "Miraculous Powers"

August 14, 2004

Source: The Washington Times

http://www.washtimes.com/world/20040813-095345-7816r.htm

On August 14, 2004 The Washington Times reported, "Sri Lanka is a seat of conservative Buddhism, but a church here visited out of the blue by the pope is standing out as a symbol of religious harmony amid a heated debate on conversions. Devotees of different creeds flock to St. Anthony's Church even as the predominantly Buddhist nation grapples with proposals to outlaw 'unethical...

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Queen Praises Country's Religious Tolerance

August 13, 2004

Source: Borneo Bulletin

http://www.brunei-online.com/bb/fri/aug13w12.htm

On August 13, 2004 the Borneo Bulletin reported, "Thai Queen Sirikit, who turned 72 on Thursday, lauded Thailand's traditional values of generosity and tolerance for different religions in a speech delivered on the eve of her birthday. Thursday is a national holiday, marking Thailand's Mother's Day to honour the queen's birthday. The day was marked by celebrations and special events to commemorate the...

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PM's Office Says Muslims Can Wear Headscarf in ID Photos, Facial Features Must Be Visible

August 13, 2004

Source: CAIR-CAN

http://www.caircan.ca/itn_more.php?id=1108_0_2_0_C

On August 13, 2004 the Council on American-Islamic Relations Canada reported, "In a letter to the Canadian Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-CAN), the Prime Minister’s office has assured Canadian Muslims that their religious right to wear a hijab, or Islamic headscarf, will be respected and protected when photographs are taken for the Permanent Resident (PR) Card. The letter came after a...

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Greek Muslims Hope Olympics Will Bring Attention to Need for Mosque

August 12, 2004

Source: Voice of America

http://www.voanews.com/article.cfm?objectID=A31A002B-3612-4985-96884A5A7B57B117

On August 12, 2004 Voice of America reported, "The Olympics will bring to Greece thousands of visitors from all over the world. For Muslims coming to Athens to see the games, finding a mosque to attend prayer services will not be easy. While there are more than 100,000 Muslims in Athens there are no official mosques in the entire city....

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Editorial: Mosques Now must be More Engaged in Condemning Terror

August 12, 2004

Source: The Christian Science Monitor

http://www.csmonitor.com/2004/0812/p12s01-lire.html?s=hns

On August 12, 2004 the The Christian Science Monitor reported, "This week, Muslim leaders nationwide find themselves rallying - again - to defuse the notion that terrorism finds a sympathetic ear in America's 1,200-plus mosques. On Tuesday in Albany, N.Y., a federal judge refused bail for the imam and one other member of a local mosque, who were indicted on 19 counts of...

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Employee Fired for Eating Pork Files Religious Discrimination Lawsuit

August 12, 2004

Source: The Orlando Sentinel

http://www.kansascity.com/mld/kansascity/news/nation/9386959.htm

On August 12, 2004 The Orlando Sentinel reported, "Lina Morales claims she was fired from an Orlando company because she ate a BLT sandwich at work. In her religious-discrimination lawsuit against Rising Star Telecommunications, she alleges she lost her job as administrative assistant for violating a policy banning pork and pork products from the workplace. Morales...

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Shi'ites Worldwide Warn U.S. Against Attacking Iraq Shrine

August 12, 2004

Source: Los Angeles Times

http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/iraq/la-fg-mosque12aug12,1,392409.story

On August 12, 2004 the Los Angeles Times reported, "With its twin minarets and glinting gold dome, the Imam Ali Mosque in Najaf has been a beacon for the Muslim faithful for more than a thousand years. But with fighting raging around the Iraqi shrine, one of the holiest sites in Shiite Islam is reprising a different historical role:...

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Muslim Sues Company for Religious Discrimination Over Beard

August 11, 2004

Source: The Guardian

http://www.guardian.co.uk/religion/Story/0,2763,1280600,00.html

On August 11, 2004 The Guardian reported, "A Muslim man is demanding £20,000 damages from Virgin Trains for religious discrimination because he was allegedly ordered to trim his beard too short. Mohsin Mohmed claims that he was sacked from his job as customer service assistant at Euston station in London because he refused, even though he told his bosses he was required for...

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Muslim Community of the Quad Cities

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 20 March 2013.

Phone: 563-359-8123
Email: qc_muslims@hotmail.com
Website: http://www.mcqc.org
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Physical Description

The Muslim Community of the Quad Cities currently meets on a two acre complex in Bettendorf, Iowa containing an old house, a parking lot, and a children's play area. The three story house holds a kitchen and fellowship area on its first floor, men's and women's washing and prayer rooms on the... Read more about Muslim Community of the Quad Cities

"Religions for Kerry": Democrats Seek Religious Voters

August 11, 2004

Source: Los Angeles Times

http://www.latimes.com/features/religion/la-na-faith8aug08,1,3897896.story?coll=la-news-religion

On August 11, 2004 the the Los Angeles Times reported that,"hoping to loosen President Bush's hold on voters who regularly attend church, Sen. John F. Kerry's campaign has launched what many observers say is the most ambitious Democratic effort in recent times to reach people of faith... The Kerry...

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Interfaith Conference Examines "Religion, Peace and the Olympic Ideal"

August 11, 2004

Source: Anti-Defamation League

http://www.adl.org/PresRele/ChJew_31/4547_31.htm

On August 11, 2004 the Anti-Defamation League issued a press release that reported, "The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) participated in a gathering of religious and interfaith leaders from around the world in Athens in the run up to the 2004 Summer Olympics in Greece. The Interreligious Conference in Athens, August 10 – 11, 2004, was hosted by the Greek Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew in...

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