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  • Who made this year's DP 103?

    Who made this year's DP 103?
    No. 1 Jim Righeimer You would be hard-pressed to find anyone in town who had a bigger news year than Costa Mesa City Councilman Jim Righeimer. The former Planning Commission chairman went toe-to-toe with the police union, which smeared his name on...
  • Good for politicians who actually get to work!

    Good for politicians who actually get to work!
    We're giving hugs and slugs today, starting with a round of hugs for a trio of Republicans who started their new terms the right way. Sure, the governor made the biggest headlines for kicking off his first day in office by sucking up millions of...
  • Jonathan Gold quiz: Test your knowledge of food and Islam

    Jonathan Gold quiz: Test your knowledge of food and Islam
    In the spirit of disclosure, it must be confessed that the author of this quiz has occasionally been unkind on the subject of dietary restrictions, perhaps as a result of exposure to more than his share of Tofurkey sausage pizza and gluten-free bakery...
  • 'American Dervish': A Muslim boy grows up in the Midwest

    'American Dervish': A Muslim boy grows up in the Midwest
    After countless years spent memorizing the Koran and subscribing to most anything that might make him more Muslim, Pakistani American college student Hayat Shah finally finds enlightenment — in the form of a pork bratwurst. "I lifted the sausage...
  • Kuwaiti sentenced to 7 years for offending Shiites on Twitter

     
    A Kuwaiti writer will reportedly spend seven years in prison for making remarks on Twitter that offended Shiite Muslims, the latest in a string of sentences that have punished Kuwaitis for online talk....
  • Egyptian court ruling may save Islamist's presidential campaign

     
    The presidential bid by ultraconservative Islamist Hazem Salah abu Ismail appeared less in jeopardy Wednesday after an Egyptian court ruled that it had no proof his mother was a U.S. citizen, a revelation that has threatened to upend his campaign....
  • Sarajevo: A look back at the first few months of the siege

     
    Twenty years ago, the Bosnian war began with the siege of Sarajevo, which over the next 46 months became the longest siege of a city in modern history. Serb nationalists attacked after the former Yugoslav republic of Bosnia-Herzegovina declared itself...
  • Islamists rally to rescue Salafi candidate's presidential bid

     
    Thousands of Islamists marched to Tahrir Square on Friday to support Salafi presidential hopeful Hazem Abu Ismail, whose candidacy is in jeopardy over revelations this week that his deceased mother was a U.S. citizen....
  • Islamic Art documentary will be shown Thursday, April 25

     
    The premiere of the documentary Islamic Art: Mirror of the Invisible World will be held  Thursday, April 25, from 6 p.m-9 p.m. at the Orlando Museum of Art. Tickets are $25. For a trailer of the film and information on purchasing a ticket, click here: ...
  • Muslim Peace Academy hosts potluck picnic Sunday

     
    The American Muslim Community Centers' Peace Academy will host a potluck picnic at Sanlando Park in Altamonte Springs Sunday, April 15, from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. The public is invited. For more information call 407.900.4AMCC or visit the website at amccenters....
  • Tuareg rebels in Mali declare independent state

     
    Tuareg rebels who recently captured northern Mali in a stunning military advance declared their own independent state. The state, which the rebels call Azawad, was immediately dismissed by France, the former colonial power in the region. It was also...