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Kashif, over at Peace Bruv, has put together a useful mosque finder site and would like some help in developing it further: At the time of writing i have over 1800 mosques listed on the site. What i really need now is for people to visit the site, find their local mosque and fill in...
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This is an interesting short commentary put together by Melvyn Bragg for ITV. It gives the Muslim view of Jesus (alayhis salaam), and includes commentaries from Abdur-Raheem Green, Hamzah Yusuf, Ahmad Thompson etc…
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Spiked-Online runs through their best and worst of 2008, and it’s good to see our Prime Minister gets a mention: Voted in on a groundswell of post-Iraq War disgust towards former Australian PM John Howard, Kevin Rudd has proven even worse than his despised predecessor. In February he did what Howard had infamously failed to...
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Fred Nile is something of an oddity in Australian politics.  The NSW politician represents the Christian Democratic Party, a party supposedly established to represent people who support “Christian and Family values” and “the sanctity of life”.   Nile also has a history of making some outrageous comments about Muslims. In 2002, Nile told that Australian media...
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The Age reported this week: WHEN Shaheen Hasmat and his family arrived in Australia from Afghanistan as refugees five years ago, the year 8 student knew only a few words in English, like yes and no… But yesterday, Shaheen was the dux of Reservoir District Secondary College, with a near-perfect tertiary score, or ENTER, of...
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The MIT Arab Business Plan Competition looks like a good initiative: The MIT Arab Business Plan Competition is the first of its kind in the Arab world. The Competition is designed to encourage all entrepreneurs in the region to start their own company and, ultimately, create a nest of leading firms in the Arab world....
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Infochoice on MCCA: The withdrawal of GE Money from the Australian mortgage market will adversely effect the market for Islamic or sharia-compliant home loans. The largest provider of sharia compliant finance in Australia, the Muslim Community Co-Operative Australia provides home loans under the S2L label. These loans are ordinary home loans financed by GE Money...
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Every time I receive MCCA’s newsletter with my shareholder statement, I expect changes to the board of directors. Sure enough, this time, there was an announcement of a new board election. They officially have more leadership churn than post-war Iraq. There was also an announcement of a new financial service, Tamleek. Tamleek is an allegedly...
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Pastor Danny Nalliah (above) has them rolling in the aisles with his traveling exorcism and cripple healing show. Alzheimer’s, blocked arteries, epileptic seizures, brain tumors, and dog bites: no problem is too serious for Pastor Danny’s magic hands. He might need to lift his game when it comes to political predictions and prophecy (he famously...
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For 14 years, Muslim students at Melbourne’s RMIT have had a Muslim prayer room in which to offer their obligatory prayers. In 2007, the University promised Muslim students that it would replace the dilapidated prayer facility at their main City Campus and would commission a Muslim architect to build a new Muslim prayer facility that...
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