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  1. TysonRoux

    Hamza bin Laden, son of Osama bin Laden, believed dead – reports

    Hamza bin Laden, son of Osama bin Laden, believed dead – reports US reported to have had a hand in death of heir to al-Qaida ‘sometime in past two years’ Osama bin Laden’s son, Hamza, who was trying to lead an al-Qaida resurgence, is believed dead, according to US reports. NBC News...
  2. TysonRoux

    London Bridge attack: Victims' families criticise authorities for clearing MI5 and police

    London Bridge attack: Victims' families criticise authorities for clearing MI5 and police Relatives of eight people killed in terrorist attack said security services had fallen short The families of the London Bridge victims criticised the authorities on Friday after a coroner cleared MI5 and...
  3. TysonRoux

    The Arab world in seven charts: Are Arabs turning their backs on religion?

    The Arab world in seven charts: Are Arabs turning their backs on religion? Arabs are increasingly saying they are no longer religious, according to the largest and most in-depth survey undertaken of the Middle East and North Africa. The finding is one of a number on how Arabs feel about a wide...
  4. TysonRoux

    Islamic State captives 'must be tried or freed', says UN's Bachelet

    Islamic State captives 'must be tried or freed', says UN's Bachelet The UN says tens of thousands of Islamic State fighters and family members being held in Iraq and Syria must be tried or released. Human rights chief Michelle Bachelet also called on countries to take responsibility for...
  5. irfaanf

    FNB Cobol Leanership

    Hi all, I've applied for a position at FNB on their COBOL Learnership program. I'd like to know what it's all about, in particular what systems/programs are coded using COBOL at FNB. Is it used to handle credit card or inter-account transactions? Does it involve calculation of interest rates...
  6. S

    14-year-old Ahmed Mohamed arrested for bringing homemade clock to school

    http://www.theverge.com/2015/9/16/9335965/ahmed-mohamed-14-year-old-arrested-clock-hoax-bomb
  7. G

    How to deal with people who want Muslims to apologise for Charlie Hebdo

    Je suis Charlie offers lesson of tolerance Link.
  8. Kevin Lancaster

    Twitter is “source of all evil and destruction”

    Twitter is “source of all evil and destruction” The microblogging site Twitter popular among both men and women in ultra-conservative Saudi Arabia is nothing more than “a source of lies” and evil, the kingdom’s top Muslim cleric said
  9. M

    Ben Affleck calls Bill Maher’s views on Islam ‘gross, racist, disgusting’

    Ben Affleck calls Bill Maher’s views on Islam ‘gross, racist, disgusting’ during heated debate
  10. Lycanthrope

    Iran to Hang Rayhaneh Jabbari for Killing Man who Tried to Rape Her

    Source: IBTimes I don't have the words to describe how angry this sort of **** makes me...
  11. jes

    Twitter shares found suitable for Islamic investment

    Twitter shares found suitable for Islamic investment Shares in Twitter Inc have been found eligible for investment by Islamic funds, according to IdealRatings, a company that screens stocks to determine whether they meet Muslim principles.
  12. HapticSimian

    Pat Condell - Boycott Halaal

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3gYq2DQG1zI Can't say I disagree - the 'About' section under the video on Youtube proper has a nice, looooooooong list of links on the subject for those interested. I fear though that it is already too entrenched locally for any quiet approach to work.
  13. W

    A Muslim journey through Creationism and Evolution

    Related Threads: * Introduction to Islam * Muslim call to Christians * Redirected Arguments The following is an account of my own journey through creationism and the Theory of Evolution (ToE) My journey starts back in my primary school days, when, during a lesson, the teacher commented...
  14. LazyLion

    PAGAD calls for Burger King Probe

    CAPE TOWN - People Against Gangsterism and Drugs (Pagad) on Friday called on the Islamic Council of South Africa to investigate whether the certification of fast food giant Burger King is valid. The organisation raised concerns that the franchise owner is affiliated to a local casino...
  15. LazyLion

    Soldier Stoned to Death for Alleged Affair in Pakistan

    A soldier has been stoned to death in Pakistan's restive tribal northwest over allegations of an affair with a teenage girl, officials said Wednesday. A tribal council in the town of Parachinar, close to the Afghan border in Kurram district, ordered the sentence on Anwar-ud Din, who was about...
  16. LazyLion

    Dozens of Egyptian Christians Held in Libya's Benghazi

    Around 50 Egyptian Christians suspected of trying to convert Muslims have been arrested in the eastern city of Benghazi on illegal immigration charges, a Libyan security official said on Friday. "Forty-eight Egyptian traders who worked in the Benghazi municipal market have been arrested based...
  17. chrisc

    Churchill on Islam (written in 1899)

    This is amazing. And even more amazing is that this hasn't been published long before now. CHURCHILL ON ISLAM Unbelievable, but the speech below was written in 1899! (check Wikipedia - The River War) This is a short speech from Winston Churchill, delivered by him in 1899 when he was a...
  18. W

    To the angry young Muslims...

    Muslim reactions "And how many a prophet We sent among the former peoples, But there would not come to them a prophet except that they used to ridicule him." (Quran 43:6-7) "A strong person is not the person who throws his adversaries to the ground. A strong person is the one who contains...
  19. G

    Decrying attack, protesters overtake Islamist group's HQ in Benghazi

    http://edition.cnn.com/2012/09/21/world/africa/libya-benghazi-counter-protest/index.html
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