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2008-10-01 12:00:12

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- From Canada to Cameroon, Poland to Pakistan and Israel to Indonesia, music artists, from every corner of the globe, will unite in a collective call for tolerance and shared humanity during the 7th Annual Daniel Pearl World Music Days, a worldwide network of concerts dedicated to "Harmony for Humanity." The events run from October 1-31, and already include more than 500 performances in 41 countries. Daniel Pearl, the Wall Street Journal reporter and...

2008-10-01 06:00:34

Text of report headlined "Hizb ut-Tahrir Leaders Released on Bail" published by Bangladeshi newspaper The Daily Star website on 1 October The ten Hizb ut-Tahrir leaders, including four university teachers, who were arrested in Rajshahi two weeks back on suspicion of inciting anti-government activities and involvement in militancy were released on bail yesterday. Hundreds of activists, who drove to Rajshahi from the capital as news on their getting bail came through, greeted them at...

2008-09-29 14:40:58

Text of report in English by Lebanese Hezbollah Al-Manar TV website on 29 September [Report by Hussein Assi: "Lebanon, World Condemn Tripoli Blast, Call for Unity."] Once again, the Lebanese army pays the price from the northern city of Tripoli... The Lebanese army said in a statement that the "hands of treachery have stretched again to the military institution to target security and stability in this country as well as reconciliation among the constituents of a unified society through a...

2008-09-29 06:00:10

Text of report in English by Lebanese Hezbollah Al-Manar TV website on 29 September [Unattributed report: "Five Killed, Dozens Injured in Lebanon Army Bus Blast"] Preliminary reports said that at least five people were killed on Monday in a blast targeting a military bus on the outskirts of the northern Lebanese port city of Tripoli. "We have at least six people killed, three of them soldiers," A security official said. "We have about 30 other people injured." He said the bomb went off...

2008-09-26 21:00:28

DUSHANBE. Sept 26 (Interfax) - Two suspected Hizb ut-Tahrir activists have been detained in northern Tajikistan, a source with the Tajik Interior Ministry told Interfax. "Two Tajik citizens, blood brothers residing in the Sughd region, were detained on the suspicion of being active members of the Hizb ut-Tahrir party," the source said. "A criminal case was opened. Charges will soon be brought against the brothers," he added. Hizb ut-Tahrir members are usually charged with public appeals...

2008-09-26 09:00:31

Text of report by Kuwaiti newspaper Al-Siyasah website on 25 September [Unattributed report: "The Reason for Dangerous Diseases in Northern Lebanon, a Syrian Specialized Squad Treats the Leakage of Chemical Materials Stored by Hezbollah"] Informed Lebanese sources have revealed to Al-Siyasah that a squad from the chemical war management section of the Syrian Army arrived in Lebanon two weeks ago consequent to an urgent order to sanitize one of the areas in northern Lebanon after it was...

2008-09-25 06:00:21

Pro-Hamas Palestinian Information Centre [PIC] website at 0756 gmt on 24 September carries a report saying: "Al-Aqsa Space Channel has exposed a major scandal that was aired by Palestine space channel, the mouthpiece of the authority in Al-Muqata'ah, when it screened clips of people being tortured and thrown from the rooftop of a building, saying that all this took place in Gaza while in reality they were old clips of incidents that had taken place in Iraq." The report cites Samir...

2008-09-17 12:00:22

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Grammy Award Winner Herbie Hancock, rock superstar Sir Elton John, classical violinist Ida Haendel and the late father of modern Nubian music, Hamza el Din are featured in 30 and 60 second television and radio public service announcements (PSAs) to promote The 7th Annual Daniel Pearl World Music Days -- a month-long international network of concerts scheduled from October 1-31, 2008. Since World Music Days' inception in 2002, over 2000 concerts in more...

2008-09-08 12:00:24

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Daniel Pearl Foundation congratulates teen violin and fiddle players Ian Stewart, 16, of Austin, Texas and Sam Weiser, 14, of Westport, Connecticut, winners of the 2008 Daniel Pearl Memorial Violins. Recently selected at the Mark O'Connor Strings Conference in San Diego, California, these up and coming musicians will have full use of the handcrafted instruments for a year, including appearances in October to be dedicated as part of the 7th...

2008-08-28 18:00:12

A PALESTINIAN couple locked their disabled son and daughter in two rooms for nearly 40 years afraid they would ruin the marriage prospects of a healthy child if discovered. Few people in the rural West Bank town of Beit Awwa knew of 38- year-old Basam Musalmeh and his sister Nawal, 42. They were kept since they were children in two dank, crumbling concrete rooms that stank of sweat and urine behind their family's house. Police found them during a raid last night, searching for Hamas...


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  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
'Jument' ultimately comes from the Latin 'jugum,' yoke.
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