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UK President condemns Paris attack

It is reported that gunmen have shot dead 12 people at the Paris office of French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo in an apparent militant Islamist attack. Four of the magazine’s well-known cartoonists, including its editor, were among those killed, as well as two police officers. Although the actions of the magazine cartoonists and [...]

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UK President condemns attack on synagogue

It is reported today 18th November 2014 that two men armed with axes, knives and a pistol have killed four Israelis and wounded several others in a Jerusalem synagogue where those attacked had gathered for worship and prayer. We strongly condemn all such attacks on innocent people and on a place of worship. Such attacks are against not just [...]

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A Muslim President of the USA

Americans have been arguing bitterly over religion since before the founding of the independent nation. The Colonists came by it honestly. They arrived from Europe with a legacy of several hundred years of wars with the infidels, the Papists and fellow Christian reformers. A few early Colonists died for their religious beliefs, or for lack [...]

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A Letter to President Obama

The White House email facility to write directly to the President was used to send the following to Mr Obama. I was born in Pakistan and I am now settled in the United Kingdom. I am a Muslim by religion and I visit the USA at least once a year to see family or as a tourist. I promote Islam as a modern, liberal and peaceful religion. Every [...]

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Thomas Jefferson’s Iftar

“Ramadan,” said President Obama at a White House iftar dinner in 2010, “is a reminder that Islam has always been a part of America. The first Muslim ambassador to the United States, from Tunisia, was hosted by President Jefferson, who arranged a sunset dinner for his guest because it was Ramadan — making it the first known iftar at [...]

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Turmoils of Syria

Every dictator knows that, when he starts making concessions, he is at his most vulnerable. It is an exquisite torture for the regime in power. Each gesture, each freeing of political prisoners, each concession – and the crowds demand more. Yesterday, it was President Bashar al-Assad who was under torture. Had he not lifted the state of [...]

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