Posts Tagged “Muslim world”

Inscribed in a Tablet Preserved

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Inscribed in a Tablet Preserved

Inscribed in a Tablet Preserved The voices of intolerance are interpreting the U.S. and French Constitutions like the fanatics and the dystopians are interpreting the Koran. By Abdennour Toumi The dreadful on-going geopolitical events in the Middle East coincide with the debut of Ramadhan (Ramadan), a month-long observance of fasting, doing good deeds, acting generously…

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Saving Arab Christians in the Middle East

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Saving Arab Christians in the Middle East

Saving Arab Christians in the Middle East The recent massacre of Christians in Egypt by radical Islamic extremists is another reminder of the precarious place that Christians hold in the Muslim World and the Middle East. My column this week, written before the massacre, addresses how Israel is doing more for Christians than the Arab…

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Who Speaks for American Muslims?

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Who Speaks for American Muslims?

Who Speaks for American Muslims? Mike Ghouse The Islam American Muslims practice is distinctly different than the Islam practiced elsewhere in the world. America strips the culture out of religion and what Muslims see is religion sans culture, and we hope the pristine Islam that cares for God‘s creation, and essence over rituals will be…

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Is it worth talking with the radicals and the extremists?

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Is it worth talking with the radicals and the extremists?

Is it worth talking with the radicals and the extremists? Should members of the Muslim community engage extremists and radicals in public discussions? By Mike Ghouse Each one of us thinks differently.  We have a choice to ‘stay away from each other’ and let the ill-will, suspicion and doubts simmer to become unmanageable.  I hope…

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Travel service says fewer Muslims seeking US flights

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Travel service says fewer Muslims seeking US flights

Travel service says fewer Muslims seeking US flights Trumplash? Muslim Searches for USA Flights Plummet Following U.S. Election, Reports CheapFlightsFinder.com Muslims are staying away from the U.S. in droves following the election of Donald Trump. In fact, in the fourteen days since the U.S. presidential election, searches for U.S.-bound flights from Arab countries are down…

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Terrorism media coverage in Paris/West vs Beirut/Arabs

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Terrorism media coverage in Paris/West vs Beirut/Arabs

Why is there a difference between the coverage by the mainstream Western and American news media of the terrorism in Paris on Friday Nov. 13 compared to the absence of media coverage of the terrorism in Beirut the day before? The reasons involve a twisted form of journalism applied by Western journalists that distinguishes between…

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