Tires of Arab cars slashed in Jerusalem

Tires of Arab cars slashed in Jerusalem

JERUSALEM, Oct. 1 (UPI) -- Israeli police Tuesday investigated the slashing of tires of five cars owned by Arabs parked in Jerusalem's Old City overnight, officials said.

Aceh remains a powder keg, says Amnesty International

JAKARTA, April 22 (UPI) -- Amnesty International has warned that violence could erupt again in Indonesia's restive Aceh province unless the government and nationalists address their human rights abuses.

Judge orders man held in alleged bomb plot

BALTIMORE, Dec. 13 (UPI) -- A man accused of plotting to blow up a Maryland military recruiting station was ordered held pending trial at a hearing in Baltimore Monday.

Young Iraqis reportedly moving from Islam

BAGHDAD, March 4 (UPI) -- The younger generation of Iraqis is turning from Islam, blaming the violence in Iraq on religious extremists, The New York Times said.

Muslim extremists protest anti-Islam play

CAIRO, Oct. 21 (UPI) -- Muslim extremists hurled stones at a Christian church in Alexandria, Egypt, Friday to protest a play which they deemed harmful to Islam.

WWE to drop Arab character

DETROIT, July 26 (UPI) -- World Wrestling Entertainment fans may have seen the last of the controversial Arab fighter, Muhammad Hassan, the Detroit Free Press reports.

Protests in Lebanon, Egypt over Koran

BEIRUT, Lebanon, May 27 (UPI) -- Thousands of Muslims marched in Beirut after prayers Friday protesting a now-retracted report on the desecration of the Koran by U.S. soldiers.

Hamas graduates 100 fighters

GAZA, April 1 (UPI) -- Hundreds of armed militants gathered in Gaza Friday for the graduation of 100 fighters from a military training session.

Zarqawi group trial opens in Amman

AMMAN, Jordan, Dec. 15 (UPI) -- The trial of 13 suspected terrorists, including Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, commenced Wednesday in Amman, Jordan, amid heavy security. Nine of the defendants appeared in court to face charges of planning to bomb the U.S. Embassy and the general intelligence bui

Yemen sentences suspect to death

SANAA, Yemen, Aug. 28 (UPI) -- A Yemeni court Saturday sentenced one man to death and 14 others to prison terms ranging from three to ten years on terrorism charges.

State dept. of confusion

WASHINGTON, Jan. 1 (UPI) -- As the story goes, President John F. Kennedy and Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev were discussing world peace. "I'll go along with that," said Kennedy, "but I c
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The Takbīr or Tekbir (تَكْبِير) is the Arabic name for the phrase Allāhu Akbar (الله أكبر). Usually translated "God is greatest," or "God is Great", it is a common Islamic Arabic expression, used as both an informal expression of faith and as a formal declaration.

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