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Sweden: Muslim man kicked off train for praying


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A devout Muslim was kicked off a train bound for Flen, south of Stockholm, in May, after failing to show his ticket to the conductor as he was deep in prayer. 


G20 seeks stronger IMF to fight debt crisis


Source:By Al Jazeera and Agencies/Nov.4/2011

Leaders of the world's most powerful economies have agreed to increase the resources of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in order to help alleviate the debt crisis that threatens to spread across Europe.




Mars crew 'lands' after 520-day simulation

Source:By Imran Khan/ Al Jazeera and Agencies/ Nov.4/ 2011

Six-man Mars500 team never actually left Earth, but $15m project simulated physical and mental strain of space travel


Syrian forces kill 8, government offers amnesty

Source: By Khaled Yacoub Oweis/Reutres/Nov. 4/2011 

Syrian security forces killed at least eight people and wounded dozens as they cracked down on protests after Friday prayers, activists said, casting doubt on whether an Arab League plan can end months of bloodshed



Israeli navy boards 2 protest boats bound for Gaza


Source: By Ian Deitch/AP/ 4/2011

JERUSALEM: Israel’s navy boarded two protest boats trying to break the blockade of the Gaza Strip on Friday and towed them to an Israeli port just north of the Palestinian territory, officials said.


Bosnia imams speak out after attack on U.S. embassy

Source:By Daria Sito-Sucic Sarajevo/Reuters/Nov. 4/2011

Imams across Bosnia issued a rare joint message during prayers on Friday condemning violence in the name of Islam, a week after an extremist attack on the U.S. embassy shook the country's overwhelmingly moderate Muslim community.


Aid ships head from Turkish port to Gaza


Source: By Al Jazeera and Agencies/November 2 /2011

Two boats carrying pro-Palestinian activists have reached international waters of the eastern Mediterranean and are making their way towards the Gaza Strip, in the latest attempt to break the Israeli blockade against the territory.


Syria agrees to Arab League plan

Source: By Al Jazeera and Agencies/November 2/ 2011

Arab foreign ministers meeting in Cairo announce Damascus's acceptance of proposals aimed at easing violence.


French weekly firebombed after it portrays Mohammad


Source: By Brian Love/Paris/Reuters /Nov.2 /2011

  A firebomb attack gutted the headquarters of French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo on Wednesday after it put an image of the Prophet Mohammad on its cover.


PLO to pursue statehood despite Israeli measures


Source:Tom Perry/Ramallah, West Bank/Reuters/Nov.2/2011

(Reuters) - Israel's tough responses to a successful Palestinian bid to join UNESCO -- financial sanctions and a faster settlement drive in the occupied West Bank -- are unlikely to halt a Palestinian quest for recognition as a state at the Uniyed nations


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