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26 October 2006

Fears of repeat Paris riots as buses burn

medium_0_356567_00.jpgArmed youths today hijacked and burned a bus in Paris on the eve of the anniversary of the riots which tore through France last year.

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23:00 Posted in FRANCE | Permalink | Comments (0) |  Facebook |

Airport taxi flap about alcohol has deeper significance

medium_1K.jpgThe airport taxi controversy may go deeper than the quandary over whether to accommodate Somali Muslim cabdrivers who refuse to carry passengers carrying alcohol. Behind the scenes, a struggle for power and religious authority is apparently playing out.

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Fury as BA says it would allow Muslim veil but not cross

medium_Eweida.jpgBritish Airways has been accused of appalling double standards after admitting Muslim staff may be allowed to wear veils - just weeks after it sent a Christian home for wearing a cross

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12:45 Posted in ENGLAND | Permalink | Comments (1) |  Facebook |

Prison chapel turned into mosque

A Christian chapel at Britain's largest jail is to be turned into a Mosque, it emerged last night.

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12:35 Posted in ENGLAND | Permalink | Comments (0) |  Facebook |

Muslim leader blames women for sex attacks

medium_1314111.jpg(theaustralian.news.com.au)  THE nation's most senior Muslim cleric has blamed immodestly dressed women who don't wear Islamic headdress for being preyed on by men and likened them...

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02:30 Posted in AUSTRALIA | Permalink | Comments (0) |  Facebook |

Saudi prisoner release gives U.S. pause

(latimes.com)   U.S. officials, apparently caught off guard by the Saudi government's recent release of more than two dozen former Guantanamo Bay prisoners, are voicing fears that the men will join the camp of violent extremist groups.  The Saudis...

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02:24 Posted in Saudi Arabia | Permalink | Comments (0) |  Facebook |

25 October 2006

Fury as freed rape suspect goes on run

medium_girl_praying_small.gifCritics say judge’s decision to release illegal immigrant on bail is a slap in the face for assault victim

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00:15 Posted in ENGLAND | Permalink | Comments (0) |  Facebook |

24 October 2006

Catholic Publishing House Under Fire for New Islamic Text Deal

medium_Copts_20Discrimination_2011.2.jpgMadrid (CNA) -- The Spanish daily La Razon is denouncing a Catholic publishing company that has agreed to publish text books for Islamic religion classes that will be offered in public schools in Spain. The Santa Maria Foundation, which is operated by the Marianist religious order, has assumed the project of publishing Islamic text books through its publishing group "SM," with the support of

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23:50 Posted in Real Islam | Permalink | Comments (0) |  Facebook |

23 October 2006

More young Christian women abducted, raped in Middle East

medium_kidnapped-girls.jpg(Catholic News Australia) Young Christian women are among the preferred targets of Iraq's growing abduction problem with many being raped and some committing suicide as a result of the shock, violence and shame they experience.

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11:55 Posted in Middle East | Permalink | Comments (3) |  Facebook |

British watchdog warns Muslim veil debate could trigger riots

medium_7wg7sgzf.jpgLONDON  — The heated debate over veils that cover the faces of some British Muslim women is growing ugly and could trigger riots, the head of Britain's race relations watchdog warned today

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11:35 Posted in ENGLAND | Permalink | Comments (0) |  Facebook |

An Islamic TV Channel Expands Its U.S. Audience

(nysun.com)  Bridges TV, an American-Islamic TV channel "seeking to improve the image of Muslims in the United States" and to "offer a unique...

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