from FaithWorld:

Libyan Islamic scholars issue fatwa for Muslims to rebel

February 21, 2011

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(Protesters in Benghazi, February 20, 2011/Youtube via Reuters TV)

A coalition of Libyan Islamic leaders has issued a fatwa telling all Muslims it is their duty to rebel against the Libyan leadership.  The group also demanded the release of fellow Islamic scholar Sadiq al-Ghriani, who was arrested after criticising the government, and "all imprisoned demonstrators, including many of our young students".

from FaithWorld:

Tunis march against Islamists, for harmony after Polish priest murdered

By Reuters Staff
February 20, 2011

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(Tunisians march against Islamists and for interfaith harmony in Tunis, February 19, 2011. The protesters' T-shirts in Arabic read: Tunisia secular", the sign on top reads: "Tunisia for all" and the sign on bottom left in French reads: "Terrorism is not Tunisia"/Zoubeir Souissi)

from FaithWorld:

Libyan Muslim leaders urge military to stop shooting protesters

February 20, 2011

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(Benghazi port, 13 March 2009/Dennixo)

The bloody crackdown on protesters in Libya has prompted about 50 Libyan Muslim religious leaders to issue an appeal to the security forces as Muslims to stop the killing or face the wrath of God.

from Oddly Enough Blog:

Go ahead, I’ve seen worse… Well, maybe not…

February 18, 2011

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Blog Guy, what is your policy on negotiating with extremists?

My what?

BELGIUM/Your policy. Now that you qualify as a Senior Blogger, you have to take some shifts directing counter-terrorism tactical units. You didn't see that in the Facebook Network rules?

from FaithWorld:

Indonesia Muslims attack court, churches; mob kills Ahmadis

By Olivia Rondonuwu
February 8, 2011

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(Anti-riot police block protesters outside the court where a Catholic man is on trial for blasphemy in Temanggung February 8, 2011/Stringer)

from FaithWorld:

British police avert clashes at Luton anti-Islamist rally

By Reuters Staff
February 7, 2011

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(An English Defence League supporter with effigy of Osama Bin Laden mask during a rally in Luton, February 5, 2011/Paul Hackett)

from Oddly Enough Blog:

The creepiest photo of all time?

February 7, 2011

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What's the matter, Blog Guy? You look very upset.

It's my eyes. I saw something I shouldn't have. Probably the creepiest photo I've ever seen in my whole life. The pain won't go away.

from FaithWorld:

Tide turns in favour of Egypt’s Brotherhood in revolt

February 7, 2011

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(Essam El-Erian, spokesperson for the Muslim Brotherhood, at a news conference in Cairo February 6, 2011/Mohamed Abd El-Ghany)

from FaithWorld:

Can Arabs learn from Turkish model of Islam and democracy?

February 3, 2011

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(Turkey's Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan in Ankara, December 2, 2008/Umit Bektas)

from FaithWorld:

Egypt’s Islamists well placed for any post-Mubarak phase

February 1, 2011

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(Anti-Mubarak protest at Tahrir Square in Cairo February 1, 2011/Suhaib Salem)

The Muslim Brotherhood, one of the Arab world's oldest Islamist movements and Egypt's largest opposition group, is well placed to play a prominent role as President Hosni Mubarak's rule teeters on the brink of collapse.