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September 16, 2014

Jihad = the Crusades are still alive! Hold your horses, drop your swords and defuse your suicide bombs! “Jihad” does not necessarily refer to a holy war. The literal meaning of the word is “struggle” or “effort”. The Quran refers to two forms of Jihad: removing obstacles between people and their faith, and a person’s inner struggle.
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The FBI says that only six percent of terrorist attacks on home soil were executed by Islamic terrorists. How many “facts” do you believe that are simply slanted spin? Join us as we smite Muslim myths and misconceptions to set the Islamic record straight!
The first-day pre-orders for the new iPhones, which feature larger screens, were double the two million orders for iPhone 5 models in 2012.
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Apple said it received a record four million first-day pre-orders of its new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, meaning many customers will have to wait until October for their new phones.

September 15, 2014

Pilgrims performing the Haj (AFP/ File Archive).
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The Jordanian government has confirmed that it issues temporary passports for Arab-Israeli passport holders to perform the Haj.

September 14, 2014

US Secretary of State John Kerry  listens during a joint press conference with Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry on September 13, 2014 at the Fairmont Heliopolis Hotel in the capital Cairo. [AFP]
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Top US diplomat stresses that Egypt is a key partner in fighting Islamist militancy in the region.

September 13, 2014

IS militants in a Damascus suburb signed a non-agression truce with several armed opposition groups deemed as moderates, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. (AFP/File)
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Days after U.S. President Obama unveiled a plan to battle IS that consisted of the U.S. arming moderate Syrian rebels, several groups of presumably moderate opposition groups have reportedly signed a non-aggression truce with militants from the Islamic State in a Damascus suburb.
Relations have been tense between Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and Hamas leaders, and Abbas' failure to include Hamas representatives in the ICC decision could make things worse. (AFP/File)
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Palestinian President Mahmoud reportedly blocked at attempt at prosecution in the International Criminal Court for Israeli war crimes committed during the Gaza siege that began in July.

September 10, 2014

A masked Palestinian militant of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, holds-up his rifle on September 2, 2014 in Gaza city during a rally to celebrate a week after the Egypt-mediated ceasefire between Israel and Hamas. [AFP]
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Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman says Hamas is getting stronger and enjoying majority support among the Palestinian public with repeated bouts of Tel Aviv’s military conflict.

September 9, 2014

Israeli forces have arrested around 7,000 children in the past ten years according to the UN (File/AFP)
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Two Palestinian minors were arrested by Israeli forces while they were playing outside their house in the central West Bank.

September 8, 2014

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei speaking to Iran's state television before going to hospital to undergo a prostate operation in Tehran on September 8, 2014. [AFP]
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Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has undergone a successful surgery at a state hospital in Tehran.

September 5, 2014

Disillusioned and tired of war, some British IS fighters are searching for a way back to Britain. But how should the Uk proceed? (AFP/File)
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After being 'disillusioned' with fighting abroad, some Britons in Syria are asking the UK to let them come home.

September 4, 2014

Usain Bolt
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Dreams seen in infancy remain for eternity. So, when Usain Bolt told a rapt audience that it was his dream as a child to play cricket for Jamaica, everyone nodded in agreement.