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UK Minister Praises Oman For Its Religious Tolerance

Muscat Daily 19 February 2014

The UK's Minister for Faith and Communities has praised Oman for its religious tolerance. Speaking during a briefing at the British Ambassadors' residence on Monday evening

 

Islamic Financial Services Board to Hold Seminar on Shariah-Compliance in Oman

This week in Oman, the Islamic Financial Services Board (IFSB) will hold a workshop covering “Standards on Risk Management, Corporate and Shariah Governance for Institutions

 

U.S. Allies Lead in Female Genital Mutilation

FRONTPAGEMAG.COM 26 July 2013
By Lloyd Billingsley

    UNICEF, the United Nations Children’s Fund, has issued a new report on FGM/C, female genital mutilation/cutting, that raises troubling questions about the practice and the American response to it, particularly in nations such as Egypt

"Girls and women are made to have their external genitalia removed fully or partially– some when they are just infants, others when they hit puberty,” explains UNICEF, "in the

 

Female genital mutilation: 30 million girls 'at risk'

BBC News 23 July 2013

More than 30 million girls are at risk of being subjected to female genital mutilation (FGM) over the next decade, a study by Unicef has found. It said more than 125 million

 

Why Christianity is Vital to Egypt and the Middle East

Assyrian International News Agency. 10 July 2013

The characteristic of Cairo that most alarms visiting Westerners is the constant river of pedestrians amid swiftly moving traffic. Residents of this impoverished megalopolis of 20 million dart into traffic with a fatalistic nonchalance, missing oncoming cars by mere inches

My colleague asks our driver whether people are often struck by cars. He smiles and nods, "Yes, sometimes." Some with expertise in the region attribute this fatalism to the

 

Blacks in North Africa and Middle East Often Face Virulent Racism from Arabs

atlantablackstar. 9 July 2013
By Nick Chiles

As the West continues to train its focus on racism leveled at blacks by white people in the U.S. and recently in Europe and Israel, attention has increasingly been directed at the mistreatment of blacks by Arabs in Northern Africa and the Middle East

For years, observers interested in probing a little more deeply in Iraqi society than the typical Western news stations found that the sizable black population in Iraq endures

 

Al Jazeera Director General Resigns

mediabistro.com 27 June 2013
By Alex Weprin

The director general of Al Jazeera, Ahmed Bin Jassim Al Thani, resigned his post today as he was named Minister of Economy and Trade in the government of Qatar. Al Thani is a

 

Islam in a Nutshell Brochure

Citizen Warrior 26 June 2013

Islam in a Nutshell (PDF document)

The Counter Jihad Coalition in California put together a brochure entitled "Islam in a Nutshell." Here's what the creators of the brochure said about it:

What we have found is that many people still do not know Islam. And they do not want to take much time to learn it. This simple short brochure gives a good summary about the doctrine in 10 minutes of reading.

 

Africa’s 100 million girls with mutilated genitals

The Japan Times 24 June 2013

For a woman in her 50s, Madina Daff still cannot get over her teenage years. She suffered all of them in agony and shame

Madina, barely in her adolescence, was subjected one of the most severe forms of female genital mutilation (FMG) — infibulation. This involves cutting parts of the vagina and

 

Pamphlet to Hand Out at Protests and Elsewhere

citizenwarrior.com 18 June 2013

The following is a pamphlet someone (who wishes to remain anonymous) wrote for the protest in Manchester, Tennessee.

It is meant to be printed on both sides and folded in half. You have the author's permission to use it in any way you want.

 

The Least Peaceful Countries in the World are Muslim

FRONTPAGEMAG.COM 17 June 2013
By Daniel Greenfield

So much for the Religion of Peace trademark.

With so much of strife and violence dominating our world, and the aftermath of the Arab Spring, its violent protests and repressive regimes adding their bit, it is not

 

Qatari Shura Council chairman arrives

Oman Tribune 14 May 2013

MUSCAT Mohammed Bin Mubarak Al Khalifi, Chairman of the Qatari Shura Council, arrived in the Sultanate on Monday on an official visit for three days. He said he aims to

 

Death to Churches Under Islam: A Study of the Coptic Church, Part II

Right Side News 30 April 2013
By Raymond Ibrahim

    Jesus painting splattered with the blood of Christian worshipers killed during the 2011 bombing of the Church of Two Saints

The Modern Era

After some 14 centuries of persecution and church attacks,Egypt’s Copts ushered in the 2011 new year by having one of their largest Jesus painting splattered with the blood of Christian worshipers killed during the 2011 bombing of the Church of Two SaintsJesus painting splattered with the blood of Christian worshipers killed during the 2011 bombing of the Church of Two Saintschurches attacked:

 

Qatar is a key partner to Bulgaria

Balkans.com 19 April 2013

Qatar is a key partner to Bulgaria, which has the potential to take part in specific infrastructure projects, said Bulgarian caretaker PM Marin Raykov. Wednesday Raykov

 

Peacemaking is a perilous path for Arab leaders

Defiance Crescent News 2 April 2013
By Clifford May

When meeting with King Abdullah II in Jordan last Friday, President Barack Obama was gracious enough to mention the monarch's great-grandfather, King Abdullah I, who "gave his

 

War on Women: Taliban Kill 20% More Women and Girls

FrontPage Magazine 22 February 2013
By Daniel Greenfield

…Islam. Fighting the War on Women since the year 610.

Afghanistan is going really well, as you might have heard. The negotiations with the Taliban are going smoothly and they just put in a bid to kill 20 percent more women and girls in the new united Afghan government.

 

Muslim Persecution of Christians: November 2012

Radical Islam 4 February 2013
By Raymond Ibrahim

Reports of Christian persecution by Muslims around the world during the month of November include (but are not limited to) the following accounts. They are listed by form of persecution, and in country alphabetical order, not necessarily according to severity:

 

Upheaval In Islamic World Greatest Threat To Christians In 2013

Cross Rhythms 10 January 2013

Continuing upheaval in the Islamic world looks set to pose the greatest threat to Christians in 2013, believes Release International, which serves persecuted Christians

 

Report points to 100 million persecuted Christians

Deutsche Welle 9 January 2013

The non-denominational Christian relief organization Open Doors has said about 100 million Christians face persecution around the world. The group pointed to an increase in

 

Video: Muslim slave market footage from the 1960`s

The Muslim Issue 8 January 2013

From Africa to Qatar, this old documentary show footage of a Muslim slave market. In the clip African Muslims themselves are buying and selling other Africans as slaves.

 
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