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2010-03-16 13:04:00

CAIR-PA to launch nationwide campaign against books that promote 'hostility toward Islam and suspicion of Muslims' PHILADELPHIA, March 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Wednesday, March 17, the Pennsylvania chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-PA) will hold a news conference in Philadelphia to announce the launch of a nationwide campaign to challenge anti-Islam bias in a series of children's books that the Washington-based Muslim civil rights group says promote...

2009-06-10 10:29:00

"A wake-up call for America" - Rudy Giuliani NEW YORK, June 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Third Jihad explores the existence of radical Islam in America and shows exclusive film footage of the emerging risk that "homegrown jihad" poses to national security, western liberties and the American way of life. Watch the Trailer at: http://TheThirdJihad.com Featuring: Ayaan Hirsi Ali, Rudy Giuliani, Ray Kelly, Imam Abdul Alim Musa, Sen. Joseph Lieberman, Tom Ridge, Jim Woolsey, John...

2008-08-01 21:00:36

HEALTH FAIR: St. Luke's Mission of Mercy at Sycamore and Miller Streets will host its biannual Health Fair in conjunction with an anniversary celebration, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.The Health Fair will feature several agencies offering free or low cost health care options for the East Side community and beyond. There will be live music, demonstrations, display booths, and a free picnic. *** ALZHEIMER'S PRE-WALK PARTY: The Move to End Alzheimer's Memory Walk will be holding a team...

2006-06-30 12:08:18

By Lucas van Grinsven AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - The collapse of the Dutch centre-right government over immigration policy will lead to an opposition Labour victory in early elections, probably in September or October, an opinion poll showed on Friday. Prime Minister Jan Peter Balkenende tendered the government's resignation to Queen Beatrix on Friday, after one of his coalition parties withdrew its support over the handling of the citizenship of a Somali-born Dutch lawmaker. The queen...

2006-06-30 01:35:14

By Wendel Broere AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Dutch prime minister Jan Peter Balkenende is set to hand in his government's resignation on Friday, after the ruling coalition fell apart over the handling of the citizenship of a Somali-born Dutch lawmaker. The third collapse of a government since 2002 comes amid rising public concerns over immigration and security. Such concerns helped Balkenende's centre-right government take power, albeit through a fragile coalition, in 2003. New elections...

2006-06-30 00:07:59

By Wendel Broere AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Dutch prime minister Jan Peter Balkenende is set to hand in his government's resignation on Friday, after the ruling coalition fell apart over the handling of the citizenship of a Somali-born Dutch lawmaker. The third collapse of a government since 2002 comes amid rising public concerns over immigration and security. Such concerns helped Balkenende's centre-right government take power, albeit through a fragile coalition, in 2003. New elections...

2006-06-29 17:15:33

By Wendel Broere AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Dutch Prime Minister Jan Peter Balkenende announced the resignation of his centre-right government on Thursday after a row over the immigration minister prompted a party to quit the ruling coalition. The smallest government member, D66, had withdrawn its support and its two ministers resigned over Immigration Minister Rita Verdonk's handling of a probe into the citizenship of a Somali-born Dutch politician. "Following this, the remaining...

2006-06-29 15:40:04

By Wendel Broere AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Dutch Prime Minister Jan Peter Balkenende announced the resignation of his centre-right government on Thursday after a row over the immigration minister prompted a party to quit the ruling coalition. The smallest government member, D66, had withdrawn its support and its two ministers resigned over the row related to Immigration Minister Rita Verdonk's tough stance on the citizenship of a Somali-born Dutch politician. "Following this, the...

2006-06-27 02:51:54

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - A Somali-born Dutch politician and outspoken critic of Islam is to be allowed to keep her Dutch citizenship despite admitting that she lied in her asylum application, newspapers said on Tuesday. Ayaan Hirsi Ali resigned from parliament in May and said she would leave the country after Immigration Minister Rita Verdonk, a member of her own VVD liberal party, told her she might lose her citizenship. But Dutch cabinet members agreed late on Monday that Hirsi Ali,...

2006-05-18 07:57:24

THE HAGUE (Reuters) - A Somali-born lawmaker who may lose her Dutch citizenship because she lied on her asylum application is welcome to move to the United States, U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Robert Zoellick said on Thursday. Ayaan Hirsi Ali, an outspoken critic of Islam, said earlier this week she was resigning and leaving the Netherlands after Immigration Minister Rita Verdonk, a member of her own VVD liberal party, told her she might lose her Dutch passport. Hirsi Ali has been...


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