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Dec 17, 2010, NEWS

In News on December 16, 2010 at 5:39 pm

Friday Nasiha: Weekly reminders for successful life. 12/17/10

Muslim students provide 500 coats for the poor. Windsor Star Canada, 12/16/10

Makkah grand mosque to get 16,000 carpets. Emirates, 24/7 News, 12/16/10

Oregon Islamic Academy 12-year-old wins human rights poster contest. Tualatin Times, 12/16/10

Discussion panel brings Muslims, Christians together. North Jersey, 12/16/10

International essay competition for high school students. Gulen Institute Youth Platform.

Angles ‘n’ attitudes. Islamic account of the birth of Jesus Christ. Orangeville Citizen, 12/16/10

Italy increases jail for ex-CIA agents who kidnapped Muslim cleric. World Bulletin, 12/17/10

Set agenda for socioeconomic empowerment of Muslims in India. Radiance, 12/16/10

The first Pakistani-American theater company presents “Beyond the Horizon.” Parwaz Playhouse.

One of the smallest copies of Quran owned by Osmanabad. PTI, 12/16/10

Tearful homecoming for Pakistan flood survivors. Gulf Times, 12/16/10

Islam recognizes existence of all religions. Nazira Naz Tareen, South Asia Mail, 12/16/10

Decorated soldier is now a US citizen. Houston Chronicle, 12/16/10

Russian PM Putin pledges new mosque for Moscow. RIAN, 12/16/10

IMC-USA is now Indian American Muslim Council (IAMC). Two Circles, 12/16/10

The are jokers, but in good faith. Kosher jokes for the Happy Halaladays! Montreal Gazette, 12/16/10

In the lad of Sheba: A pilgrimage to Ethiopia..where Judaism, Christianity and Islam meet in Africa. Slate, 12/16/10

The Islamic notion of mercy. Huffington Post, 12/15/10

Season for Jews, Christians and Muslims to look back at 2010. HRH Prince El Hassan bin Talal of Jordan, Washington Post, 12/15/10

India should give Kashmir the right of self-determination. Syed Ali Shah Geelani, Mark the Truth, 12/15/10

No such thing as justice in the Holy Land, Palestinian church leaders tell the Irish. Redress, 12/15/10

Planners give all-clear for Brierley Hill UK mosque. Express and Star, 12/15/10

What is the best good thing a person of faith can do? Syed E. Hasan, Ph.D; and Kris Krishna, McClatchy Newspapers, 12/15/10

Ashura marks end of 10 days of remembrance. Defence Video, 12/15/10

Texas Presbyterian camp stands against anti-Muslim bigotry. ISNA, 12/15/10

‘Quran burning’ pastor dis-invited from speaking in UK. TNT magazine, 12/15/10

Muslim school teacher denied hajj, US sues Illinois school district. Christian Science Monitor, 12/14/10

Why do media commentators get it so wrong on Islam? And what is the cost? John L. Esposito, Huffington Post, 12/14/10

Malaysia among top Islamic tourist destinations. Yahoo Malaysia, 12/14/10

Guantanamo must go. Editorial, Los Angeles Times, 12/14/10

Why I am posting bail money for Julian Assange. Michael Moore, 12/14/10

US Attorney General denies entrapment of Muslim suspects. Ethics Daily, 12/14/10

Treating Christmas with respect. Abdul Malik Mujahid, SoundVision

French court annuls fine for driver in Muslim veil. Washington Post, 12/14/10

Colleges add Shariah courses to plug shortage: Islamic Finance. Bloomberg Businessweek, 12/14/10

DC Metro Muslims to distribute food, clothing, books, toys and hygiene kits to families in need. Islamic Relief USA, 12/13/10

Lesley Hazelton explores the Quran and the verse about killing the unbelievers. Mohammad Anwar, NY Muslim examiner, 12/13/10

Who is Agha Khan? NBC News, 12/13/10 –

Habitat for Humanity reaches milestone: 400,000 homes built or repaired since 1976. Habitat for Humanity, 12/13/10

How Muslim burials set off a small-town furor, and how good came of it. Los Angeles Times, 12/13/10

Only pre-Islamic Christian site in Muslim heartland opens to public. Daily Mail, 12/13/10

Israeli police round up Palestinian youths, disregard their own laws, says rights report. Christian Science Monitor, 12/13/10

UK leading the world in Islamic finance. Zawya, 12/13/10

This Christmas, give a gift of knowledge about Islam. Haroon Moghul, Huffington Post, 12/12/10

Muslims become integral to American seminaries. Joshua Stanton, Huffington Post, 12/12/10

Amir Khan defeats Maidana to retain his WBA light welterweight title. NY Muslim Examiner, 12/12/10

India joins $10 billion gas pipeline project from Turkmenistan via Afghanistan and Pakistan. Times of India, 12/12/10

Syria plans to invest $800 million to develop ports, shipping by 2015. Bloomberg, 12/12/10

University of Michigan discussion focuses on Muslim women stereotypes. Defend the Prophet, 12/11/10

Wal-Mart shoppers: Homeland Security wants you. NPR, 12/11/10

Saving our youth from the disease of radicalism. Dr. Ali Shehata, altMuslim, 12/10/10

Love for the Virgin Mary runs deep in Islam. Hesham Hassaballa, Eboo Patel, Washington Post, 12/9/10

Afghanistan War: Public opinion turns sharply against US forces. Global Post, 12/9/10

I wanted an adventure and I wanted a job. Lt. Commander Wafa Dabbagh-the first member of Canadian army to wear hijab. Ottawa Citizen, 12/7/10

Pakistani pop music takes on the Taliban. Atlantic, 12/4/10

vPike: Take a trip on the virtual turnpike.

A conversation with Mohja Kahf. Richard Drake, Arkansas Times, 12/16/10

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