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James Foley: Islamic State militants 'behead reporter' In the video, titled A Message to America, a man identified as James Foley is dressed in an orange jumpsuit, kneeling in desert-like terrain beside an armed man dressed in black. He gives a message to his family and links his imminent death to the US … Read more on BBC News ISIS uses sophisticated approach to pull off brutal agenda Three men, who locals told us were fighters, slipped past us and into the war zone. Intelligence officials worry that young European Muslims who have been recruited by ISIS will be ticking time bombs when they return. They could also pose a threat to … Read more on CBS News Obama: ISIS a 'cancer' The United States launched a series of airstrikes Wednesday against ISIS forces in Iraq, the same day President Barack Obama vowed to act against the militant group following its beheading of an American journalist and its threat to kill another. "The … Read more on KPRC Houston

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A New Paradigm For Muslim-Jewish Dialogue As the war in Gaza has taken its toll and the U.S. conducts a sustained bombing campaign against ISIS in northern Iraq to save the Kurds, the battle lines in the Middle East are clearly drawn. On one side are Islamist fundamentalist, jihadist and … Read more on The Jewish Week One Result of the Gaza Conflict: Iran and Hamas Are Back Together In the meantime Iran has continued its charm offensive on Sunni Muslims. The head of the influential State Expediency Council, Ayatollah Ali Akbar Rafsanjani, met with Iran's top Sunni clerics and activists recently, and called for unity among all Muslims. Read more on TIME

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Having trouble hearing? This global group helps deaf Muslims embrace their faith But the 38-year old Ghanaian-born Virginian, who has been deaf since contracting meningitis at the age of 10, also made a promise to other young Ghanaians before moving to America at age 19 that he would establish an organization for deaf Muslims. Read more on Deseret News Religious Influence on America's Identity Americans know little to nothing about Islam. Few non-Muslims have read the Qur'an or the Hadith. If they had, they would know Islam is neither peaceful nor a religion as the West defines either of these terms. The Qur'an, unlike the Bible, was written … Read more on Christian Post ISIS recruiting children to kill Christians, Shiite Muslims [VIDEO] the interviewer asked. "To fight the Russians… America. The infidels," he answered. "Those under 15 go to Sharia camp to learn about their creed and religion," Islamic State Press Officer Abu Mosa explained. "Those over 16, they can attend the … Read more on ChristianToday American Muslims evolving with the times The shift comes as young American Muslims work to reshape the faith they grew up with so it fits better with their complex, dual identity, with one foot in the world of their parents' immigrant beliefs and one foot in the ever-shifting cultural … Read more on The Augusta Chronicle

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Deaf Muslims Struggle for Their Faith CAIRO – Offering hearing impaired Muslims an access to their faith, a growing American group has been struggling to spread awareness about problems facing deaf Muslims wishing to practice their religion, perform prayers, attend sermons and recite the … Read more on Onislam.net The vocation shortage among…Muslims? Even as the Muslim population in the U.S. multiplies, the number of religious leaders, known as imams, lags behind.Many Muslim immigrants have steered their children away from religious leadership roles and toward careers in medicine, engineering, law … Read more on Patheos (blog)

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Imam urges compassion, caring as area Muslims celebrate end of Ramadan Malik said the way to change any negative perception of Muslims in America was to live out the principles of Islam that embrace all people regardless of race or religion. "Our neighbors should see us as the best of neighbors. Our friends should see us … Read more on Orlando Sentinel Iraq Crisis: Islamic State Now Threat to West, Says US The gains made in recent months by the group calling itself the Islamic State have bolstered its long-term ambitions to attack the West, including the U.S., and the group has become such a potent force that traditional counterterrorism tactics aren't … Read more on Wall Street Journal

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BREAKING – IS to Declare Beginning of 'Jihad Against America' … asked his followers to adopt the Hashtag #AmessagefromISIStoUS, and to use it to issue threats to the US,” MEMRI said. “He also called for English-speakers to translate pro-IS tweets, including those instigating American Muslims to carry attacks … Read more on HSToday