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· November, 2009

Stories about Religion from November, 2009

Qatar: No one is above the law – really?

Doha bloggers bemused, incredulous and wistful by official remarks that no one in Qatar is above the law. A debate over the merits of that statement quickly evolves into a...

A Quest to Unite Religious Communities: The Charter for Compassion

In a world of fragmentation and religious division, a unique and much anticipated document will be released to the world on November 12, after months of collaborative work by diverse...

USA: Fort Hood massacre puts spotlight on Muslims in Army

A shooting rampage carried out by US Army Major Nidal Malik Hasan that killed 13 and injured 31 in Fort hood, Texas has once again put Muslims in America under...

Taiwan: Spirit medium

Morocco: Islamic Finance Banks

Qatar: Anticipation mounts over England vs Brazil football friendly

All eyes are on conservative Qatar, which is bidding for the 2022 World Cup, to see how it handles the upcoming England vs. Brazil football friendly, with residents alternately excited...

Saudi Arabia: The Houthis, Iran and Saudi Arabia

Jordan: Nidal Malik Hasan

MENA: H1N1, Vaccines and Conspiracy Theories

Many countries have introduced vaccinations to help combat the spread of H1N1, or swine flu. As the sickness toll increases, so does the buzz online.

Libya: Islamists Rising

Egypt: Max's thoughs on Azaan

Israeli and Palestinian youth use video to understand the conflict

Two different organizations in Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territories are using video tools to help both Arabic and Jewish youth to understand the conflict and bridge gaps between them.

Georgia: Orthodox scandal

In the most religious country of the South Caucasus where the Orthodox Church's Patriarch can even encourage a baby boom, criticizing the clergy is still somewhat taboo. Lampooning them, however,...

Kenya: Nairobi Christmas Tourism Expo

Trinidad & Tobago: Determining Racism

Kenya: Bloggers discuss first Kenyan gay marriage

A Kenyan gay couple caused an outrage when they decided to be joined in a civil union, the whole nation cried “foul, that's not right.” Charles and Daniel legalized their...

French Caribbean: “La Toussaint”

In the French-speaking Caribbean, celebrating "La Toussaint", All Saints' and All Souls' Days, are as much an opportunity for family reunions as the Christmas season is. Here is a review...

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