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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

Maureen Dowd: Our Mosque Madness

Maybe, for Barack Obama, it depends on what the meaning of the word “is” is. When the president skittered back from his grandiose declaration at an iftar celebration at the White House Friday that Muslims enjoy freedom of religion in

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Posted in American Politics, Democrats, George W. Bush, Islamophobia

Wilders’ Political Propaganda

Geert Wilders has kept his word. He has circulated his film Fitna before April 1 and has, as he puts it, been ‘properly’ restrained. The film, which nevertheless appeared unexpectedly on the Internet on Thursday, is indeed not as shocking

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Posted in Europe, Islamophobia, Legal, Propaganda, Religion and Politics, Western Media

Bin Laden: Pope Helps Anti-Islam Crusade

By PAUL SCHEMM Osama bin Laden accused Pope Benedict XVI of helping in a “new Crusade” against Islam and warned of a “severe” reaction to European publications of cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad that insulted many Muslims. Bin Laden’s new

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Posted in Europe, Freedom of speech, Intelligence, Islamic extremism, Islamophobia, Religion and Politics, Reports/Studies/Books

Christians United for Israel (CUFI)

March 7, 2008 On March 7, 2008 John McCain repudiated any views of a prominent televangelist who endorsed him last month “if they are anti-Catholic or offensive to Catholics.”John McCain has won the GOP nomination. Can he win the hearts

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Posted in Islamophobia, Israel, Middle East, Religion and Politics, Republicans, The Right-Wing, United States, US - Israel relations, US Foreign Policy

Obama Wins Unusually Hard-Fought Wyoming Causes

  Often Overlooked State Gains Importance in Tight Democratic Race Barack Obama won the Democratic caucuses today in Wyoming, a state the party’s presidential candidates often overlook, but that in this nail-biter of a race saw heavy campaigning by both

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Posted in American Politics, Democrats, Elections, Islamophobia, The Right-Wing

Is Islam Really Stuck in the 12th Century on Women’s Rights?

Apparently, they’re a couple of decades behind the “liberal” West, and not so stuck after all. By Joshua Holland Before 9/11/01, the media relegated stories about women in Islamic societies to page B27, below the fold. Ever since 9/12/01, those

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Posted in Bush Adminisration, Islamophobia, Journalism, Propaganda, Religion and Politics, US Foreign Policy, War on Terror, Western Media
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