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Over 2 Million in Saudi Arabia for Hajj

Posted November 5th, 2011 at 1:10 am (UTC-5)
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Saudi officials say more than 2.5 million Muslim pilgrims are taking part in the annual Hajj rites, which peak on Saturday. Hajj is the oldest and most sacred ritual of Islam. The pilgrimage focuses on the holy city of Mecca, the birthplace of the Prophet Muhammad. Saudi Crown Prince Nayef bin Abdel Aziz said a […]

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Malaysian Muslims Denounce Attempts of Christian Conversion

Posted October 22nd, 2011 at 10:25 am (UTC-5)
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Several thousand Malaysian Muslims gathered in Kuala Lumpur Saturday to protest alleged proselytizing by Christians, highlighting a growing rift between religious groups in the Muslim-majority nation. The peaceful rally, led by about two dozen non-governmental groups, comes amid accusations of Christian conversions among Muslims and a recent raid on a Methodist church attended by 12 […]

Study: No Increase in Support for Extremism Among US Muslims

Posted August 30th, 2011 at 3:05 am (UTC-5)
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A new study suggests that while many Muslim Americans complain of being singled out for increased surveillance and monitoring, the majority are satisfied with their lives in the U.S. The poll, conducted by Pew Research Center, found that 8 in 10 American Muslims are overwhelmingly happy with their lives, with a similar number rating their […]

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Congressional Committee Studies ‘Muslim Radicalization’ in US

Posted June 15th, 2011 at 7:20 pm (UTC-5)
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A U.S. congressional committee has met once again to investigate what one lawmaker calls Islamic radicalization in the United States – a topic that has drawn criticism from Muslims and other groups. The congressman who heads the panel, New York Republican Peter King, says he called the hearings because al-Qaida is actively trying to radicalize […]

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Congress Committee Studies ‘Muslim Radicalization’ in US

Posted June 15th, 2011 at 11:50 am (UTC-5)
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A U.S. congressional committee has met once again to investigate what one lawmaker calls Islamic radicalization in the United States – a topic that has drawn criticism from Muslims and other groups. The congressman who heads the panel, New York Republican Peter King, says he called the hearings because al-Qaida is actively trying to radicalize […]

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Congress Studies ‘Muslim Radicalization’ in US

Posted June 15th, 2011 at 9:50 am (UTC-5)
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A U.S. congressional committee is meeting once again to investigate Islamic radicalization in the United States – a topic that has drawn criticism from Muslims and other groups. The congressman who heads the panel, New York Republican Peter King, says he called the hearings because al-Qaida is actively trying to radicalize young Muslims in the […]

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