News: 19-Mar-10

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  1. Arab Interior Ministers call for distinguishing between terrorism and resistance
    Arab Interior Ministers council renewed on Wednesday condemnation and rejection of all forms of terrorism, stressing the necessity of distinguishing between it and the legitimate resistance against occupation.
  2. Closing Segment of Maulid gatherings in Kano + Pic
    The Kano Zone of the Islamic Movement organized the closing segment of the Maulid Programme at the premises of Central Mosque Kano on Saturday the 13th of March 2010, which brought to the end of the mauled gatherings organized in all the areas under the Zone during the entire month of R/Awwal.
  3. 8 al-Qaeda commanders arrested in Wasit, Iraq
    Iraqi security forces have arrested eight senior military commanders with links to the al-Qaeda terrorist network in the eastern province of Wasit.
  4. Terrorism a conspiracy against Muslim Ummah: Kazmi
    LONDON, March 18 (APP)- Federal Minister for Religious Affairs Hamid Saeed Kazmi has said that terrorism and sectarianism is a conspiracy against the Muslim Ummah. He was addressing International Seerat-un-Nabi Conference arranged by International Imam Hussein Council at Minhaj ul Quran Centre, East London here Wednesday evening.
  5. Islamonline Employees Protest Move to Qatar
    Cairo, Asharq Al-Awsat- The Islamonline website is in a state of unprecedented turmoil after its management in Qatar decided to move its operation from Cairo to Doha.
  6. Iranian bank opens branch in Basra
    An Iranian bank has opened a branch in the southern province of Basra to facilitate money transfer between the two countries, the Iranian consul in the city said on Wednesday.
  7. Muslim women hail India vote to reserve parliament seats for women
    Indian Muslim women reacted positively to a bill passed by the upper house of parliament last week that would reserve one-third of seats in the directly elected lower house of parliament and the state assemblies for women.
  8. Nowrouz and Islamic Unity
    Last February, upon the initiative of the Islamic Republic of Iran that was backed by several regional states, such as Afghanistan, Tajikistan, Azerbaijan, Turkey, Turkmenistan, etc., the United Nations General Assembly approved a resolution designating Nowrouz or the start of the solar Hijri calendar year on the Vernal Equinox, as International Day.
  9. Muslim Scholar, Formerly Barred, Is to Speak in New York
    A prominent Muslim scholar barred from the United States for six years under the Patriot Act will speak on a panel at the Cooper Union next month, his first public appearance in this country since the restriction was lifted.
  10. Five Americans charged with terrorism in Pakistan
    ISLAMABAD: A Pakistani court formally charged Wednesday five young Americans of plotting terrorism in the country, their lawyer said, in a case that has raised alarm over the danger posed by militants using the Internet.

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