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Sanction Lebanese Officials For Fakhoury Detention, Senator Says

A U.S. senator says she is drafting sanctions legislation against Lebanese officials over the detention of a senior official of a former Israel-linked militia that tortured hundreds of Lebanese detainees. Amer Fakhoury, a member of the Israeli proxy South Lebanon Army, is accused of the torture and murder of Lebanese inmates …….MORE: Dailystar

Sri Lanka bombings: officials deliberately hid intelligence, says minister

Image result for Sri Lanka ,bombings, officials, deliberately ,hide, intelligence, youtubeSenior officials deliberately withheld intelligence about possible attacks on Sri Lanka, where a wave of suicide bombings on Easter Sunday killed at least 359 people, according to the leader of the country’s parliament. “Some top intelligence officials hid the intelligence information purposefully. Information was there, but the top brass security officials did not take appropriate actions,” ….more: www.euronews.com/

Oklahoma Muslims receive special praise from White House officials

OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma Muslims marked the end of the yearly pilgrimage to mecca with communal prayer and celebration called Eid Ul-Adha on Saturday.

Leaders of the Islamic Society of Greater Oklahoma City say it’s been a tough month for Muslims here in Oklahoma after being associated with the beheading at Vaughan foods in Moore.  mOklahoma Muslims receive special praise from White House officialsore  http://kfor.com/

NY Officials Slam Pamela Geller’s Anti-Islam Hate Ads (CNN)

5 effective weapons to combat Islamophobia
Here’s how you can wield patience and kindness in the face of ignorance and harshness. By Theresa Corbin.
Living as a Muslim living in the West, I have been subjected to many forms of bias and bigotry. I felt like I was pretty versed in what Islamophobia, since I have lived with it every day as an American more: http://www.aquila-style.com/focus-points/muslimlifestyle/weapons-combat-islamophobia/80501/