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Archive for March, 2010
By ARAB NEWS
Published: Mar 26, 2010 06:01 Updated: Mar 27, 2010 01:01
MAKKAH: Police here are investigating a 43-year-old woman charged with beating up her 61-year-old husband, sending him to hospital, a local daily reported on Thursday. Continue reading ‘Woman held for beating husband’
Regional leaders meeting in Libya have been united in their condemnation of Israel’s settlement activity in occupied Palestinian land.
The Arab League summit began on Saturday in the Libyan city of Sirte, with Amr Moussa, the Arab League chief, warning that continued Israeli settlement building would end efforts to revive the Middle East peace process.
“We have to study the possibility that the peace process will be a complete failure,” Moussa said in his opening speech to the two-day annual summit.
University officials cancelled Ann Coulter’s appearance over riot fears after she told a Muslim student to ‘take a camel’. Above, students protest her remark.
BY Bill Hutchinson
DAILY NEWS STAFF WRITER
The US president has signed a landmark healthcare bill into law, as attention shifts to the senate, which is expected to begin debating another round of changes to the legislation.
Barack Obama signed the bill on Tuesday in the White House East Room before a group of Democratic legislators and individual citizens whose cases he had highlighted during the one-year campaign to get the legislation passed.
When Jihad Jane and terror is all most Americans know about Islam and American Muslims, it’s time for a media makeover.
Thousands of protesters have gathered in the US capital to demand immigration reform that defends the rights of foreign workers.
Organisers hoped Sunday’s rally would put immigration reform, which failed in congress in 2006 and 2007, back on the agenda after a year dominated by healthcare reform, the economy and the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
16 March 2010 08:05 am
LONDON, Rabi Awwal 30/March 16 (IINA)-Over 800 people celebrated the tenth Annual “The Muslim News Awards for Excellence”- Britain’s longest standing Muslim awards event – Monday at London’s Grosvenor House. The coveted award ceremony recognised the very best of Muslim contribution to British society.
As immigration reform advocates prepare to march on Washington, a draft bipartisan plan gets scrutiny.
By Daniel B. Wood, Staff writer / March 19, 2010
Continue reading ‘Time short for immigration reform plan’
By MD RASOOLDEEN & RODOLFO C. ESTIMO JR | ARAB NEWS
Published: Mar 19, 2010 23:22 Updated: Mar 19, 2010 23:46
RIYADH: A number of incoming flights to Riyadh were diverted to Dammam as a result of a major sandstorm that hit the Central Region and Riyadh on Friday reducing visibility to a few meters. According to officials at King Khaled International Airport (KKIA), outbound flights left the capital as scheduled. Continue reading ‘Sandstorm disrupts life in Riyadh’
Hosni Mubarak, the Egyptian president, has named Sheikh Ahmed Mohammed Ahmed al-Tayeb as head of Al-Azhar, the country’s most prestigious seat of Islamic learning, state television reported.
Mubarak, who is recovering from gall bladder surgery in Germany, appointed Tayeb on Friday, nine days after the death of Sheikh Mohamed Sayed Tantawi, the previous head of the institution.
Posted on Mar 16, 2010
By Amy Goodman
Approval of Israel’s colony-building project touches most serious diplomatic feud with US in years
AP – Published: 11:00 March 15, 2010
Occupied Jerusalem: Israeli media reported on Monday that the US is pressing Israel to scrap a contentious east Occupied Jerusalem building project whose approval has touched off the most serious diplomatic feud with Washington in years.
By Paul Findley
ANTI-AMERICAN sentiment in the Muslim world arises mainly from three interrelated factors: first, the presence of U.S. troops on Muslim land; second, the anger that spreads when U.S. combat operations kill Muslims, civilian and military; and third, U.S. complicity in Israel’s abuse of Muslims in Palestine and elsewhere.
By Dina Rabie, IOL Staff
WASHINGTON – A plan by the local Muslim community in Brooklyn to build a mosque is facing a fierce campaign which raises bigotry-driven fears, which Muslims say is not uncommon in post 9/11 America.
By ANDREA ELLIOTT, Published: March 12, 2010
A federal commission has determined that New York City’s Department of Education discriminated against the founding principal of an Arabic-language public school by forcing her to resign in 2007 following a storm of controversy driven by opponents of the school.