Links and news for Aug 7 2013 – 2

1. UK regional police appeal for help finding a man who raped a woman who was on crutches.

2. Ph.D student ends up in check out isle due to factual and realistic views of Islam.

3. Saudi offers Russia deal to scale back Assad support: Sources

In meeting, Saudi Arabia offered to buy up to $15 billion of Russian arms and not to threaten its interests in return for it to lull its backing of Assad’s regime; Russia yet to consider proposal

4. North Korea expanding nuclear plant, US institute says

A U.S. institute tracking North Korea’s nuclear weapons program says recent satellite photos show Pyongyang is doubling the size of its uranium enrichment plant, jibing with the country’s announced plans to expand technology that can be used both to create energy and the core of nuclear weapons.

5. EDL video for Tower Hamlets March

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  1. Obama’s end of ramadan message to Muslims

    The White House

    Office of the Press Secretary
    For Immediate Release
    August 07, 2013
    Statement by the President on the Occasion of Eid al-Fitr

    Michelle and I send our warmest greetings to Muslims celebrating Eid al-Fitr here in the United States and around the world. During the past month, Muslims have honored their faith through prayer and service, fasting and time spent with loved ones. At this year’s White House Iftar, I was proud to spend time with some of the many American Muslims whose contributions enrich our democracy and strengthen our economy. Many of us have had the opportunity to break fast with our Muslim friends and colleagues—a tradition that reminds us to be grateful for our blessings and to show compassion to the less fortunate among us, including millions of Syrians who spent Ramadan displaced from their homes, their families, and their loved ones. To help the many Syrians in need this Eid al-Fitr, the United States is providing an additional $195 million in food aid and other humanitarian aid, bringing our humanitarian contribution to the Syrian people to over $1 billion since the crisis began. For millions of Americans, Eid is part of a great tapestry of America’s many traditions, and I wish all Muslims a blessed and joyful celebration. Eid Mubarak.

    http://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2013/08/07/statement-president-occasion-eid-al-fitr

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