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Do They Represent Islam or Only Themselves?

by Alaa al-Aswany Huffington Post Published: April 10, 2012 What would you do if found you out that someone you’ve been dealing with is a liar? Advertisements

Arab spring Islamists launch U.S. charm offensive

By AFP Washington April 8, 2012 From http://english.alarabiya.net With a White House meeting, talks at a think-tank, and interviews with newspapers, Islamists unshackled by the Arab Spring are launching a new charm offensive to reassure a nervous Washington.

Fla. pastor Terry Jones: Islam’s goal is ‘world domination’

Niraj Warikoo Detroit Free Press April 8, 2012 Apparently, Islam’s only goal is world domination.

Arab dreamers have to move beyond protest

April 10, 2012 12:00AM, LYDIA KHALIL ,The Austrailian: The Arab Spring was brought about by a youth movement. The youth were the ones who protested and overthrew the regimes but now they have little to no role in the establishment of the new democratic powers. Other political groups are moving in and taking advantage of … Continue reading

The Other Arab Spring

By Thomas L. Friedman. New York Times–Published April 7th, 2012. ISN’T it interesting that the Arab awakening began in Tunisia with a fruit vendor who was harassed by police for not having a permit to sell food — just at the moment when world food prices hit record highs?

Abdel-Moneim Abul-Fotouh

By Zeinab El Gundi, Arham Online 02-04-12 A practicing physician with extensive experience in relief work on an international level, a prominent Islamist activist, and a former leading figure of the Muslim Brotherhood, Abdel-Moneim Abul-Fotouh is also known for his relatively liberal positions on social issues…

Expressions of Islam in Contemporary African American Communities

The Fourth Annual Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Islamic Studies Conference entitled, Expressions of Islam in Contemporary African American Communities will host speakers exploring and highlighting the varied experience of African American Muslims in the United States. The conference will not only showcase research on African American Muslims by leading academics, but will also feature contemporary … Continue reading

Tunisia debates religion’s role in new constitution

Al-Jazeera March 29, 2012 Tunisia, having undergone political instability in the wake of the Arab Spring, is discussing if and/or to what extent religion should impact the new constitution.

Polishing Shoes for Forgiveness

By unknown author, February 2, 2012–Islam on Line– Seeking forgiveness for the killing of a Sikh by Taliban militants, a Pakistani judicial official has gone on a mission to polish shoes of worshippers at Sikh temples in India to compensate for the murder, invokin (more)

One Muslim’s fight to marry Islam with homosexuality

By Gaëlle Le Roux February 4, 2012 From http://www.france24.com Ludovic-Mohamed Zahed has made headlines by becoming the first French man to be married to another man in a Muslim religious ceremony. In his new book, he tells the tale of his unique journey of faith and love.

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