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Islamic Art Exhibit Explores Doris Duke's 'Shangri-La'

Islamic Art Exhibit Explores Doris Duke's 'Shangri-La'

2014-02-25
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Tobacco heiress Doris Duke, who died in 1993, built a fantasy compound in Honolulu to showcase an exquisite collection of Islamic art she’d acquired in her many travels. You can get an exhilarating peek into this elegant, rarefied life by visi...
Exhibition Celebrates History of Islam’s Second Holiest City

Exhibition Celebrates History of Islam’s Second Holiest City

2014-02-25
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Medina’s turn as Islamic Capital of Culture ends with a show of contemporary calligraphy and historic photos

FBI Looking into Alleged Hate Crime at Washington Islamic Center

2014-02-25
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SEATTLE — The FBI is working with local law enforcement to determine if a Saturday incident at an Islamic center in Washington was "bias-motivated and a violation of federal law," according to a spokeswoman for the FBI's Seattle division. ...
The Rise of Islam in Ireland

The Rise of Islam in Ireland

2014-02-24
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The Republic of Ireland may be intimately associated with the Roman Catholic Church, but the fastest - growing faith on the emerald isle is Islam - at such a rapid rate that Muslims are projected to replace Protestantism as the second-most popular religion by the year 2043.
London Jews Host Islam Awareness Week

London Jews Host Islam Awareness Week

2014-02-23
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“It seemed appropriate to use JW3 as a venue to launch Islam Awareness Week this year,” Julie Siddiqui, executive director of Islamic Society of Britain, told Jewish News on Wednesday, February 19. “The Jewish community have done a...
French Muslims Sue A Magazine For Blasphemy

French Muslims Sue A Magazine For Blasphemy

2014-02-23
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Accusing it of blasphemy, a French Muslims legal organization is suing a French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo after it published inflammatory cartoons insulting Qur’an. “We know in advance that the trial does not go all the way to the...
Daily Mail Hateful Article Angers UK Muslims

Daily Mail Hateful Article Angers UK Muslims

2014-02-23
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Leading British Muslim and interfaith organizations have signed a letter of complaint to Daily Mail’s editor Paul Dacre, condemning an article that deployed hateful Muslim stereotypes and used slurs commonly found in racist and far-right websit...
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