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Albanian Muslims risked their own lives to save Jews from Nazis during World War II

Creve Coeur, MO (KSDK) — With rising anti-Muslim sentiment across the country, an untold story is raising greater awareness about the Muslim faith and the teachings of the Quran. That awareness comes from an unlikely source: a small Jewish congregation

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Posted in Civil liberties and human rights, Europe, History, Islamophobia, Oppression, Peace, Reports/Studies/Books, War

Israel-Syria confirm peace talks

Israel and Syria have said they are holding indirect talks to reach a comprehensive peace agreement. Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert’s office said both sides were talking “in good faith and openly”. The Syrian foreign ministry also confirmed the Turkish-mediated

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Posted in Dipomacy, Middle East, Peace, Reports/Studies/Books, War

Barenboim: Conflict ‘eats at Jewish soul’

On the 60th anniversary of the birth of Israel, the pianist and conductor Daniel Barenboim considers the fate and the future of the country which he regards as his home – but where he is still an “outsider”. There are

Posted in Israeli-Palestinian conflict, Peace, People

Carter answers questions from Haaretz Editor-in-Chief

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter fields questions from Haaretz Editor-in-Chief David Landau during an international Internet conference hosted by TheMarker.  Carter, a Nobel Peace Prize laureate, brokered a peace treaty in 1979 between Israel and Egypt – the first such

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Posted in Activism, Democrats, Israel, Israeli-Palestinian conflict, Media, NGOs, Peace, US - Israel relations, US Foreign Policy

Carter: Hamas very important for peace

Former US president Jimmy Carter on Sunday defended his plan to meet with Hamas leaders for peace talks as he kicked off a trip to the Middle East, amid criticism from Washington and Israel. Carter, who in his 2006 book

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Posted in Arab World, Bush Adminisration, Dipomacy, Egypt, Israel, Israeli-Palestinian conflict, Middle East, Palestinian Territories, Peace, People, Saudia Arabia, Syria, US - Israel relations, US Foreign Policy

al-Sadr urges ‘civil revolt’ as battles erupt in Basra

A ceasefire crucial to recent security improvements in Iraq was today under severe strain after Moqtada al-Sadr called for “civil revolt” following a crackdown on Shia factions in Basra. Iraqi security forces in the southern Iraqi city encountered heavy resistance

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Posted in Dipomacy, Iraq War, Peace, US Foreign Policy

Saudi King makes plea for new interfaith dialogue

The Saudi king has made an impassioned plea for dialogue among Muslims, Christians and Jews — the first such proposal from a nation with no diplomatic ties to Israel and a ban on non-Muslim religious services and symbols. The message

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Posted in Dipomacy, Humanitarian, International Relations, Peace, Religion, Reports/Studies/Books, Saudia Arabia
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