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· August, 2010

Stories about Religion from August, 2010

18 August 2010

Nigeria: Citizen Reporter Interviews Fiery Lagos Preacher

Trinidad & Tobago: Fasting

Bahrain: The Sorry State of Affairs of a Hidd Mosque

On Facebook, a Bahraini posts an eye-opening letter to a minister asking him to visit a mosque in Hidd, describing its sorry state of affairs. Read to the end of...

Poland: “Defenders of the Cross”

17 August 2010

Morocco: The Ramadan Diaries

As the month of Ramadan begins, Moroccans share thoughts, reflections...even recipes. Jillian York has the story.

12 August 2010

Tunisia: When the Singer Chants “Long Live Netanyahu”

The circulation of a video showing Tunisian singer Mohsen Sherif yelling “Long live Bibi Netanyahu!” and inviting Jews to come in droves to Djerba Island for El Ghariba pilgrimage, has...

USA: Deconstructing Media Coverage of the “Ground Zero Mosque”

The building of an Islamic community center in New York City, near the site of "Ground Zero," has polarized opinions across the media spectrum. In this post, bloggers share their...

Trinidad & Tobago: Ramadan

8 August 2010

Egypt: Obssessed with Celebrities’ Religion

In Egypt, some people decide to like or hate celebrities based on their religion. Lebanese actress Nour, Egyptian actress Basma, radio host Osama Mounir, and many others have all been...

7 August 2010

Voices of Young African Leaders Heard at Obama's Forum

The President's Forum with Young African Leaders took place in Washington, DC from August 3-5 2010. Delegates from Sub Saharan Africa were invited to exchange ideas on development in their...

Bahrain: Watching Yusuf Al Siddiq