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Family of Slain Mosque Leader Sues FBI

posted by Suzy Shuraym

“The family of a Detroit mosque leader has filed a lawsuit against FBI agents, saying his rights were violated when he was gunned down during a raid.

“Luqman Abdullah was killed when agents tried to arrest him at a Dearborn [Michigan] warehouse in 2009. He and his allies were accused of dealing stolen goods in an FBI sting operation.”

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Here We Go Again: Afghanistan Edition

posted by Suzy Shuraym

“A suicide bomber blew himself up outside a mosque in northern Afghanistan on Friday, killing 36 people and wounding 23, officials said.

“The attack in the town of Maymana, capital of northern Faryab province, came as people were gathering at the mosque to celebrate the Eid al-Adha holiday.”

Read it all here:
Suicide Bombing At Mosque Kills 36 During Eid Al-Adha Celebration

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Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood

posted by Suzy Shuraym

“Perhaps the most radical change in U.S. foreign policy under President Obama has occurred here in Egypt, where the Muslim Brotherhood, long shunned as a collection of dangerous Islamist extremists, is now the de facto object of American support.” notes Roger Cohen in The New York Times.

Read the rest here: “Working With the Muslim Brotherhood”

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Is Islam Misogynistic?

posted by Suzy Shuraym

“As an Arab American woman raised in a conservative Muslim family, I would say that yes, Islam is a misogynistic religion.”

Here’s the source for the quote: Is Islam Misogynistic?

Do you agree?

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