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Mideast madness

Islam | Provoked or premeditated, the latest round of uprisings put the United States in its sights
by Mindy Belz
Posted 9/21/12, 01:00 am

Protests outside the U.S. consulate in Alexandria on Friday and Saturday did not keep worshippers away from St. Mark's Anglican Church on Sunday. "I preached on 'how to live in peace in a multi-religious society,'" said Emad Mikhail. "I used the model of Daniel and his friends. They held fast to their beliefs and spoke about their God. But they always did so respectfully and without insulting the Babylonians."

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Al-Qaeda calls for more attacks on embassies

Islam
by Wire Reports
Posted 9/15/12, 10:15 am

CAIRO (AP)—Al-Qaida's branch in Yemen has praised the killing of the U.S. ambassador in Libya and called for more attacks to expel American embassies from Muslim nations.

The statement, posted Saturday on Islamic militant websites, suggested al-Qaeda was trying to co-opt the wave of angry protests in the Muslim world over a film produced in the United States denigrating the Prophet Muhammad.

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Mystery men

Islam | Violence continues in the Middle East and North Africa over a shallow film and its shadowy filmmaker
by Mindy Belz
Posted 9/14/12, 07:30 am

Violence directed at the United States over a video clip mocking Islam spread into a fourth day, undiminished on Friday, the Muslim holy day.

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