Islam

Morgan Stanley Says it Will Offer First Islamic Bond Sale by a Multinational Corporation

February 6, 2008

Author: Leslie Wines

Source: San Diego Union-Tribune

Wire Service: AP

http://www.signonsandiego.com/news/business/20080206-1304-islamicbond.html

Morgan Stanley plans to bring to market what it believes will be the first sale of an Islamic bond by a multinational corporation, a spokesman for the firm said Wednesday.

The bond sale is being coordinated by Morgan Stanley's Dubai office....

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Inquiry: British Police Bugged Muslim MP

February 6, 2008

Author: Simon Montlake

Source: The Christian Science Monitor

http://www.csmonitor.com/2008/0205/p99s01-duts.html

Britain has launched an official inquiry into allegations that police officers eavesdropped on meetings between a Muslim member of Parliament and a detained suspect sought by US prosecutors on terror-related charges. A former police officer has admitted bugging Sadiq Khan, a member of the ruling center-left Labour Party, during a prison...

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Islamic Society Appeals Rejection of Mosque

February 6, 2008

Author: Jim DeBrosse

Source: Dayton Daily News

http://www.daytondailynews.com/n/content/oh/story/news/local/2008/02/06/ddn020608mosqueweb.html

Attorneys for the Islamic Society of Greater Dayton are appealing in court a zoning appeals board decision to disallow the construction of a mosque on South Alpha-Bellbrook Road in Sugarcreek Twp.

The Sugarcreek Twp. Zoning Board of Appeals voted 5-0 on Jan...

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Bali Survivor Slams Islam Matriarch

February 6, 2008

Author: Nicola Berkovic

Source: The Australian/AAP

http://www.theaustralian.news.com.au/story/0,25197,23167127-2702,00.html

A SURVIVOR of the first Bali bombing said the "star" of last night's ABC documentary Jihad Sheilas would be hunted down after her hardline comments about the victims.

Peter Hughes said Rabiah Hutchinson, the so-called matriarch of radical Islam in Australia, was uninformed and utterly insensitive....

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Court Rules Against Egyptian Convert

February 5, 2008

Author: Peter Lamprecht

Source: Christian News Today

http://www.christiannewstoday.com/Christian_News_Report_305.html

In a blow to religious freedom in Egypt, a Cairo court has ruled against a Muslim convert to Christianity who requested that his religious affiliation be changed.

Judge Muhammad Husseini said in a verdict on Tuesday (January 29) that it was against Islamic law for a Muslim to leave Islam, a legal representative...

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First Woman to Lead Nation of Islam Mosque to Speak

February 5, 2008

Author: NIRAJ WARIKOO

Source: Detroit Free Press

http://www.freep.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20080205/NEWS02/80205020/1004#articlecomments

Ava Muhammad, the first woman to head a mosque in the Nation of Islam, is scheduled to speak today about the presidential election at Wayne County Community College District in Detroit.

Muhammad is the national spokeswoman for the Nation of Islam and its...

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Gov't Shuts Down E. J'lem Religious Center, Calls it Hamas Front

February 5, 2008

Author: Staff Writer

Source: Haaretz

Wire Service: AP

http://www.haaretz.com/hasen/spages/951436.html

Israel has shut down a religious and educational center in East Jerusalem, saying Tuesday it served as a front for the violently anti-Israel Islamic Hamas group.

According to a police statement Tuesday, the Education Club in the Zur Baher village is run by Hamas activists, financed by the Islamic group, and...

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Terrorism Phrasebook to Put Officials on Guard

February 4, 2008

Author: Stephanie Condron

Source: The Times

http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/politics/article3301164.ece

Hundreds of guides telling town hall officials and police how to talk about terrorism without causing offence to Muslims have been distributed in the past few weeks.

The guide, written by Home Office civil servants, suggest that instead of talking about Muslim or Islamic extremism, officials should instead say “...

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Scouts Have Faith

February 4, 2008

Author: CHRISTINA M. WOODS

Source: The Wichita Eagle

http://www.kansas.com/news/local/story/301275.html

After serving apple-chicken salad in pastry shells, cucumber tea sandwiches, smoked salmon and asparagus crustini, summer berry tarts, pink lemonade with kiwi, and tea, members of Danah Salem's Girl Scout troop did a lively rendition of the Macarena dance.

There was a purpose to this dance, the grand finale of the troop's mother-daughter...

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Schools Twin with Madrasahs to Fight Radicalism

February 3, 2008

Author: Marie Woolf

Source: The Times

http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/comment/faith/article3295369.ece

BRITISH schools are to be twinned with madrasahs in Pakistan to show pupils there how much they have in common with children in the West and to combat extreme Islamist ideology.

The British Council is to put £6m into linking British schools with classrooms in countries where children may be at risk of being groomed by...

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