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  • Once-barred Muslim scholar arrives in NY for forum ( Tariq Ramadan )

    04/07/2010 7:40:38 PM PDT · by george76 · 12 replies · 501+ views
    trib ^ | April 7, 2010 | LARRY NEUMEISTER ,
    A prominent Muslim scholar banned from the United States for six years returned Wednesday for visits to four cities... "In the name of your fear or mistrust of Muslim-majority countries, you may end up betraying your own values," Tariq Ramadan ... Ramadan said he was happy to be in the U.S. speak on a panel Thursday at The Cooper Union college. "My name has been cleared," he said. The 47-year-old professor at Oxford University in England was permitted to return to the United States after Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton in January signed orders enabling re-entry for him...
  • UK's Galloway in row over "Big Brother" TV show

    01/10/2006 7:52:09 AM PST · by propertius · 25 replies · 1,327+ views
    Reuters ^ | Kate Holton
    UPDATE 1-UK's Galloway in row over "Big Brother" TV show (Adds Fitzpatrick quote, para 7) By Kate Holton LONDON, Jan 10 (Reuters) - Maverick British parliamentarian George Galloway, who famously attacked the war in Iraq during a feisty performance in the U.S. Senate, is at the centre of a new row. The flamboyant politician is currently taking part in the reality television show "Celebrity Big Brother," for which he is locked in a camera-filled house with, among others, a glamour model, former basketball player Dennis Rodman, and a singer called Maggot. And some of his London constituents are not happy....
  • Galloway’s wife seeks divorce on election eve

    04/30/2005 8:05:37 PM PDT · by aculeus · 23 replies · 1,042+ views
    The Sunday Times (UK) ^ | May 1, 2005 | Nick Fielding
    GEORGE GALLOWAY, the controversial leader of the Respect party, is facing a damaging divorce action on the eve of the election. His Palestinian-born wife questions how he can call the party Respect when she claims he has been disrespectful to her by having a series of friendships with other women. Amineh Abu-Zayyad has told The Sunday Times she can no longer tolerate his behaviour and will be contacting solicitors this week. She says she has received a number of phone calls from women who claim to have had romantic links with him. She adds that Galloway has tried to smooth...