News and Analysis Updates (8/29/06)

ISNA elects female convert as its president:

Muslim charities in the US struggle to give aid to Lebanon without “knowingly financing or “working with” Hezbollah.”

A sorority-like group in Syria gives space for women to explore the difference between religion and tradition

Article describes how Hizb ut Tahrir manipulates the system to recruit young British Muslims

Morocco is accused of dumping African migrants in the Sahara with no food or water:

Somalia’s interim government and Union of Islamic Courts begin peace talks with the presence of foreign troops topping the list of concerns:

As Turkish laws and politicians skirt around the issue, young boys are increasingly committing honor crimes in Turkey.

Analysis of divisions within Pakistan in the wake of the killing of popular tribal leader

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