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Evangelicals' Issue: Radical Islam

November 10, 2007

Author: ERIC GORSKI

Source: The Associated Press

http://ap.google.com/article/ALeqM5jDF1ivqtmmy6a4-IIOz4FOvNMtFAD8SQUOUG0

Following last month's Values Voter Summit in Washington, conservative Christian power-broker Gary Bauer sent an e-mail to supporters.

He ticked off the issues dear to activists in attendance. Opposition to "abortion-on-demand" and preservation of traditional marriage led the way.

Then the...

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15,000 Want off the U.S. Terror Watch List

November 8, 2007

Author: Mimi Hall

Source: USA Today

http://www.usatoday.com/news/washington/2007-11-06-watchlist_N.htm

WASHINGTON — More than 15,000 people have appealed to the government since February to have their names removed from the terrorist watch list that delayed their travel at U.S. airports and border crossings, the Homeland Security Department says.

The complaints have created such a backlog that members of Congress are...

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One Dead in Clash Between Hamas, Islamic Jihad in Gaza

November 7, 2007

Author: Staff Writer

Source: Haaretz

Wire Service: AP

http://www.haaretz.com/hasen/spages/921402.html

A funeral for a dead militant turned violent in Gaza on Wednesday when Hamas men opened fire at supporters of the rival Islamic Jihad faction, leaving one person dead, medical officials said.

The Hamas men began shooting after Islamic Jihad members threw stones at a Hamas police station during the funeral of an...

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Court Allows Protesters To Sue Columbus

November 7, 2007

Source: The Associated Press

http://www.wlwt.com/news/14537538/detail.html

CINCINNATI -- Three men who sought permits to burn ceremonial items in public, including the rainbow-colored flag of the gay rights movement, can continue with a lawsuit against the city of Columbus, a federal appeals court ruled. The plaintiffs include Charles Spingola and Thomas Meyer, who were convicted in Franklin County Environmental Court and fined $100 each for the misdemeanor charge of open burning...

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Gay Muslims Find Freedom, of a Sort, in the U.S.

November 7, 2007

Author: NEIL MACFARQUHAR

Source: The New York Times

http://www.nytimes.com/2007/11/07/us/07gaymuslim.html?_r=1&oref=slogin

SAN FRANCISCO — About 15 people marched alongside the Muslim float in this city’s notoriously fleshy Gay Pride Parade earlier this year, with various men carrying the flags of Egypt, Lebanon, Palestine and Turkey and even Iran’s old imperial banner.

While other floats featured men...

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Azerbaijan's Leaders Fear Spread of Radical Islam, Especially in Military

November 7, 2007

Author: Fariz Ismailzade

Source: Eurasia Daily

http://jamestown.org/edm/article.php?article_id=2372570

On October 27 Azerbaijani law-enforcement agencies announced they had foiled a terrorist plot targeting the U.S. and British embassies, as well as the Baku offices of several major oil companies.

The plot was discovered following a theft in a Defense Ministry military unit. Lieutenant Kamran Asadov allegedly stole four guns, 20 hand...

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‘US Still a Great Place to Practice Islam’

November 7, 2007

Author: Sameen Tahir-Khan

Source: Arab News

http://arabnews.com/?page=4&section=0&article=103284&d=7&m=11&y=2007&pix=world.jpg&category=World

COLUMBUS, Ohio, 7 November 2007 — The Interfaith Association of Central Ohio held a public forum on the “Many faces of Islam” at the Ohio State House. A large number of people from different religions attended. Four panelists shared their...

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Bomb Attacks Kill 4, Wound 5 in Thai Muslim South

November 7, 2007

Author: Nopporn Wong-Anan

Source: Reuters

http://www.reuters.com/article/latestCrisis/idUSBKK9380

Suspected separatist rebels launched two bomb attacks in Thailand's rebellious Muslim south, killing four people and wounding five, including a Muslim boy, police said on Wednesday.

Three members of a bomb squad were killed and one wounded when they went to check out what turned out to be a remote-controlled bomb on a bridge in Pattani, one...

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Muslim Former Employees at I-95 Service Station Sue Exxon

November 7, 2007

Author: SEAN O’SULLIVAN,

Source: The News Journal

http://www.delawareonline.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20071107/NEWS/71107021

WILMINGTON – Three Muslim former employees of the Exxon Mobil gas station on I-95 in Delaware have filed a $12 million federal civil rights suit against the petroleum giant, alleging discrimination, harassment and retaliation.

The suit charges that the three Delaware...

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U of L Hosts Muslim Peace-Building Trip

November 6, 2007

Author: Peter Smith

Source: The Courier-Journal

http://www.courier-journal.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20071106/NEWS01/711060443/1008/NEWS01

The University of Louisville is playing host to 14 Asian Muslim scholars and activists on a three-week trip designed to launch projects that will build bridges between the United States and predominantly Muslim nations.

The program, "Religion and Society:...

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