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Ayatollah Khamenei blames US, Israel for anti-Islam movie


September 14th, 2012 - 8:37 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Sep 14 (IANS) Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has blamed the US and Israel for the production of an anti-Islam movie that insults Prophet Mohammad, Xinhua reported.In ... Read more...

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Iranian leader asks Muslims to remain vigilant


August 19th, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 19 (IANS) Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei Sunday urged Muslims all over the world to remain vigilant against the conspiracies of their enemies, Iran's state-run Press TV ... Read more...

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For Pakistanis, India bigger threat than Taliban, Al Qaeda: Survey


June 29th, 2012 - 11:09 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 29 (IANS) Only one in five Pakistanis have a favourable view of India with almost six in ten considering it a bigger threat to their country than ... Read more...

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Iranian supreme leader criticises US support for Israel


October 2nd, 2011 - 3:15 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Oct 2 (IANS) Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei Saturday criticised what he called US President Barack Obama's support for Israel, a media report said.Khamenei made the ... Read more...

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Peaceful future will prevail: UAE minister


September 10th, 2011 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Sep 10 (IANS/WAM) After 10 years of the 9/11 terror attack, a senior UAE minister feels there is no better way to honour the victims of the incident ... Read more...

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Nurseries of tolerance: Hindus in Islamic seminaries (Feature)


July 7th, 2011 - 10:44 am ICT by IANS
Patna, July 7 (IANS) Away from swank colleges and intimidating fee structures, a number of Hindu students in Bihar are lining up at madrassas to pursue higher education, thanks to ... Read more...

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Anti-Islamic Dutch MP seeks Muslim immigration ban


May 9th, 2011 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, May 9 (IANS) Europe's openly anti-Islamic parliamentarian, Dutch MP Geert Wilders, riled many Canadians Sunday when he said Canada should ban immigration from Muslim nations.Wilders, who is here to ... Read more...

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India cannot prove JuD’s link with 26/11 attack: Hafiz Saeed


April 26th, 2011 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
Pakistan, April 25 (IANS) Pakistan's Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) chief Hafiz Saeed, the alleged mastermind of 26/11 Mumbai attack, has said that India cannot prove his organisation's link to the mayhem that ... Read more...

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Afghan insurgent believed to be ringleader of attack on U.N. Office over Koran burning issue


April 2nd, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Apr 2 (ANI): An Afghan insurgent from one of the militants' strongholds in the country is believed to be the ringleader of a bloody attack at a United Nations compound that ... Read more...

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US pastor who burned Koran says violent attack in Afghanistan ‘proves his point’ about Islam


April 2nd, 2011 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 2 (ANI): Terry Jones, the Florida pastor who oversaw the burning of a Koran last month, has said that he does not feel responsible for a violent protest at a ... Read more...

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WikiLeaks expose ‘US tactic’ to ignite clash among Muslim nations: ex-Pak Army chief


December 2nd, 2010 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Dec 2 (ANI): Calling the WikiLeaks revelations a tactic by the United States to ensue a clash among the Muslim countries, former Army chief Aslam Beg has claimed that the US ... Read more...

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Iran’s supreme leader backs Kashmir ’struggle’ (Lead)


November 19th, 2010 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Nov 19 (IANS) Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has appealed to the Muslim elite worldwide to back the "struggle" in Jammu and Kashmir, equating the northern Indian state with the ... Read more...

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Jolie Denounces The Quran Burning Plan By Christian Church


September 9th, 2010 - 7:24 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
September 9, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Angelina Jolie condemned the decision of a Florida Church to burn copies of the holy Quran as a way of marking the ninth ... Read more...

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LeT, JuD plugging into Facebook, Twitter to propagate terror agenda


August 21st, 2010 - 12:05 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Aug.21 (ANI): In a bid to win people support and influence youngsters to join their war against non-Muslim nations, hardcore banned terror groups like the Laskhar-e-Taiba (LeT), its humanitarian face-Jamat-ud-Daawa ... Read more...

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‘Pakistan should engage Iran on nuclear power’


August 20th, 2010 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 20 (IANS) Pakistan should engage in a "detailed dialogue" with Iran on nuclear power and not only the Iran-Pakistan gas pipeline to counter its "arch-enemy" India, an editorial in a ... Read more...

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International aid not enough to cope with Pak’s catastrophe: UN


August 19th, 2010 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Aug.19 (ANI): The United Nations (UN) has expressed concern over the slow pace of international aid donations for the Pakistan floods, saying the relief being offered is not sufficient to ... Read more...

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Nothing Islamic about terrorism: US special envoy


August 8th, 2010 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Anjali Ojha New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) There is nothing like Islamic terrorism as terrorism has no religion and is rejected by good people the world over, including Muslims, says Rashad ... Read more...

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White House denies NASA Administrator’s comments on Muslim outreach role


July 13th, 2010 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 13 (ANI): White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs has said that NASA Administrator Charles Bolden must have misspoken when he told Al Jazeera last month that one of his ... Read more...

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Muslim outreach push ‘deeply flawed’: Ex-NASA director


July 7th, 2010 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 7 (ANI): A former head of NASA has described as "deeply flawed" the idea that the space exploration agency's priority should be outreach to Muslim countries, after current Administrator Charles ... Read more...

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Obama assigns NASA Chief engaging with Muslim world as his ‘foremost’ mission


July 6th, 2010 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 6 (ANI): NASA Administrator Charles Bolden has said that his 'foremost' mission as the head of America's space exploration agency is to improve relations with the Muslim world.According to ... Read more...

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More Faisal Shahzad’s living amongst US civilians, warns NY Police Chief


June 24th, 2010 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
New York, June 24 (ANI): New York Police Commissioner Ray Kelly has warned of an enhanced threat from 'home grown terrorists' such as the failed Times Square bomber Faisal Shahzad, adding that ... Read more...

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Times Square bomber Shahzad declares war on Americans


June 22nd, 2010 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
New York, June 22 (ANI): Failed Times Square bomber Faisal Shahzad has apparently declared war against all Americans in retaliation for their occupation of Muslim lands and random killing of Muslims.Having ... Read more...

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Times Square bombing suspect pleads guilty


June 22nd, 2010 - 6:31 am ICT by IANS
New York, June 22 (DPA) Faisal Shahzad, a Pakistan-born terror suspect, pleaded guilty Monday to charges of attempting to detonate a bomb-laden van in New York's Times Square, when he was arraigned ... Read more...

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US’ image high in Europe, weak in Muslim countries


June 18th, 2010 - 12:59 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 17 (DPA) The US' image in Western Europe remains high, while Muslim nations still have a negative view of the US and are sceptical about President Barack Obama's policies, ... Read more...

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Obama reaches out to Muslim nations with business exchanges


April 27th, 2010 - 11:56 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 27 (IANS) Keeping up his promise last year in Cairo, President Obama has announced plans to set up exchange programmes with business people throughout the Muslim world. "The new beginning we ... Read more...

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‘Lack of will to reform holds up research in Muslim world’


April 1st, 2010 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 1 (IANS) Scientific research in Islamic countries suffers from a lack of political will to reform, to tackle corruption and to overhaul failing educational systems, institutions and attitudes, a theoretical ... Read more...

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Husain’s hounding ‘blow to the idea of India’: Indo-Canadian leader


March 17th, 2010 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, March 17 (IANS) Ujjal Dosanjh, former Canadian health minister, has called painter M.F. Husain's decision to give up his Indian citizenship "a blow to the idea of India.'' ... Read more...

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Obama turns to Indian-American to be bridge with Muslim world


March 1st, 2010 - 11:29 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 1 (IANS) President Barack Obama has chosen the son of an Indian migrant couple from Bihar to help bridge the cultural divide in US relations with Muslims inside and ... Read more...

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Malaysia to host international conference on caning of women


February 23rd, 2010 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Feb 23(ANI): An international conference on comparative studies by Muslim nations on whether it is the norm for Muslim women to be caned for an offence under the Shariah law ... Read more...

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Shariah caning sentence for three Malay women whips up global reaction


February 21st, 2010 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Feb 21(ANI): The caning of three Malaysian women, who were found guilty of committing illicit sex in violation of Shariah law, has caught immediate international reaction and interest, with a ... Read more...

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Muslim, Sikh, South Asian leaders demand end to racial profiling


January 30th, 2010 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Jan 30 (IANS) Muslim, Arab, Sikh and South Asian American community leaders have raised the issue of racial, ethnic and religious profiling at airports and the border with the ... Read more...

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Poor Pak schooling standards slowing down anti-terrorism efforts


January 17th, 2010 - 12:12 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan.17 (ANI): Pakistan's public education system has become a major barrier to U.S. efforts to defeat extremist groups here, because of a curriculum that glorifies violence in the name of ... Read more...

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Passengers From 14 Countries Will Face More Security Checks In US


January 5th, 2010 - 9:23 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The failed terrorist attempt to detonate the PETN explosive for blasting a flight in the Detroit Airport has raised the heckles of US security officials and ... Read more...

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No pressure from Arab nations on war crimes trial, says Dhaka


October 2nd, 2009 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Oct 2 (IANS) Bangladesh has denied reports that it is under pressure from Gulf nations, where millions of its people work, to call off the trial of those who killed ... Read more...

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8 in 10 Pakistanis against US partnership in ‘war on terror’, reveals poll


October 1st, 2009 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Oct.1 (ANI): Notwithstanding the huge monetary assistance that the United States is planning for Pakistan to help the troubled nation fight extremism and reduce anti-America sentiments, a majority of ... Read more...

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