Monday, June 22, 2009
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Tehran Tense After Clashes That Killed at Least 13
The New York Times is throughout the day updating its reporting on the aftermath of the Iranian election. As scattered protests and violence continued to grip IranÂ's capital on Sunday, the government arrested relatives of Ali Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, a...
UK: Muslim prisoners complain about sharing cells with infidels, are accommodated
"They were said to be unhappy at praying and eating near non-Muslims at BirminghamÂ's Winson Green jail." "Muslim prisoners get their own cells after sharing row," by Ian Gallagher for the Daily Mail, June 21:A prison has agreed to give...
Philippines: Muslim rebels attack Christian town
More on this situation. "Muslim rebels suspected in deadly blast in Philippines," from Channel News Asia, June 21:ZAMBOANGA, Philippines: Suspected Muslim separatist guerrillas hurled two grenades at a town festival in the southern Philippines, leaving one person dead and 32...
Taliban gains money, al-Qaida finances recovering
A kidnapped Pakistani businessman had to pay more than 10 million rupees ($125,000) in ransom. When his Taliban captors freed him, he said, they told him, "Think of this as your zakat. Now your place in heaven is guaranteed." "Taliban...
Somali government appeals for foreign troops as jihadists advance
2006 all over again: Will Ethiopia rescue Somalia's internationally recognized (they sure don't seem to recognize it domestically) government once more? What thanks will it get? "Somalia calls for emergency military support," from Agence France Presse, June 21: AFP -...
Bollywood star faces police investigation, possible arrest for "insulting Islam"
Khan was asked who he thought was the most "impressive" figure in history. He replied: "There are lots of them, some negative ones like Hitler, Napoleon, Winston Churchill and if I can call it history, then Prophet Mohammed and from...
Report: 42 operational jihadist camps in Pakistani-controlled territory
Friend and Ally Update. Pakistan won't hear of criticism of its counterterror operations (or lack thereof); indeed, it would be inconvenient and awkward if news like this were to come between Islamabad and the billions in aid sent from the...
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