Different Styles and Types of Hijab for Muslim Women

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Whether you call them Hijab, Head Scarves, Niqab, Chador, Burqa, Khimar, Shalwar Qamize, Bushiyya, Buknuk, Abaya, Dupatta, Jilbab, Tudung, or a Paranji, it is all worn Muslim women in different parts of the Map World.

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Watch this PowerPoint presentation of the different types of Hijab

A more whimsical illustration of various Hijab styles worn in Syria

Types of Hijab, Head Scarves, Niqab, Chador, Burqa, Khimar, Shalwar Qamize, Bushiyya, Buknuk, Abaya, Dupatta, Jilbab, Tudung, or a Paranji

McCain 2008 vs. McCain 1994: He was for Troop Withdrawal

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McCain ’08 vs. McCain ’94: He’s for Troop Withdrawal, As Long As Bill Clinton Is President [VIDEO]



Posted by Adam Howard, AlterNet on February 5, 2008 at 1:13 PM.

I am fairly certain if John McCain is the GOP presidential nominee he will try to position himself as the personification of consistency. But this unearthed footage of McCain railing against the notion of troops remaining in Haiti and Somalia after official missions were finished during the Clinton administration reveals the depths of his hypocrisy. Whoever faces McCain in the general election will have to contend with the fact that the Chris Matthews of the world adore him but there’s ample evidence of his poor judgment, uncontrollable temper and deep dishonesty.

The 3 Stooges have a Plan — A Third Bush Term

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VIDEO: The Conservative Agenda For 2008 — A Third Bush Term

On issue after issue, John McCain, Mitt Romney, and Mike Huckabee have shown themselves eager to carry on President Bush’s legacy. There has been almost no distinction between their rhetoric in recent GOP debates and Bush’s 2008 State of the Union address. What they have promised, essentially, is a third Bush term. A look at the issues:

Taxes: “[M]ake the tax relief permanent.”

Immigration: “America needs to secure our borders.”

Iraq Surge: “[S]ome may deny the surge is working, but among the terrorists there is no doubt.”

Iraq Withdrawal: “We will not rest until this enemy has been defeated.”

Health Care: “The best way to achieve that goal is by expanding consumer choice, not government control.”

ThinkProgress has put together a video showing the conservative candidates’ eagerness to mimic Bush’s policies and carry on his legacy. Watch it:

Tombs of the Prophets of Islam

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Tombs of the Prophets of Islam (Peace Be Upon them all)

Syrian Prophets

Seth

Tomb of Seth in Baqa’a Valley

Seth is not mentioned by name in the Quran but Muslim exegetes report that he was the son of Adam and Eve, the one to whom prophethood was passed after Adam, and to whom was revealed a number of scriptures from God. These scriptures are said to be the “first scriptures” mentioned in Q 87:18. Muslim exegetes also mention that Seth was responsible for the burial of Adam, and for the burial of secret texts in the tomb of Adam, called the “Cave of Treasures” by Tabari and other Muslim scholars.

Muslim and Christian sources report that some people believe Seth is buried in one of the two great pyramids in Giza near Cairo. Maqrizi reports that the Sabaians of Harran made pilgrimage to Giza and offered sacrifices there to Seth and Idris (Hermes) because they believed that the pyramids were the tombs of these two prophets.

This tomb of Seth is located within one of the main mosques in the village of Nabi Shit (i.e. Prophet Seth) in the mountains above the Baqa’a Valley in Lebanon. This is the same range of mountains that contain the tombs of other early prophets such as Abel. The area of the tomb is not raised above the ground and is roughly 50 meters in length. The tomb, shown here, is draped with Shi’i burial shrouds and the mosque is clothed in black for the remembrance of Ashura which was taking place when this picture was taken, in February 2004. The tomb was visited in the 19th century by Abd al-Ghani al-Nabulsi and was described to the 12th century traveler Ibn Jubayr along with the nearby tomb of Noah in Kerak Nuh.

Arab Prophets

Tomb of Salih near Hasik

The Mazar of Hazrat Salih (peace be upon him) is said to be located in Mada’in Salih, in Hijaz, or in the Hadhramawt. According to the local people in the Hadhramawt, Salih was the father of the prophet Hud, corresponding to the biblical Shelah father of Eber. Both Hud and Salih are said to have been giants, thus accounting for the extraordinary length of their tombs. According some scholars this is the Mazar of Hazrat Salih at Hasik.

Israelite Prophets

Mazar Mubarak of Hazrat Yahya (John) in Lebanon. Some other scholars say that the Mazar of Hazrat Nooh can be in Jordan OR Lebanon OR Iraq. Allah knows the best.

Local Prophets

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Pentagon 911 Missile or Plane?

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The answer is quite obvious. See the photos.

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Pentagon 911 Missile Crash Where is the Plane

Pentagon 911 Missile Crash Where is the Plane

One simple question, where is the plane? It has just disappeared?

Pentagon 911 Missile Crash Where is the Plane

Pentagon 911 Missile Crash Where is the Plane

Pentagon 911 Missile Crash Where is the Plane

Arnold says “He kaan do the Jobb”

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Arnold Schwarzenegger, the new world order spokesmen and poster boy endorses John McCain and says “He kaan do the Jobb.” Referring to McCain’s “kill all Mooslimbs” policy.

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Must “kill all Mooslimbs”. Killing all Mooslimbs will increase our national IQ, lower our cholesterol, and cure cancer.

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Old Cancer Face McCain Pledges to Fight the Mooslimbs

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This is the man that is going to continue the Bush legacy in America. What a wonderful piece of news. This win in Florida by McCain should definitely inspire confidence in the world markets.

The same old failed foreign and domestic policies that the entire world has rejected, and shown to be full of holes, will continue.

There was no WMD’s in Iraq, Iran does not have nuclear weapons (but will still be invaded of course), 911 was an inside job, the budget deficit is growing exponentially, and the Amero is coming soon.

Plan A – fight the Mooslimbs and end all problems.

When that fails, there is Plan B, which is best summarized as “dooh!”

Oh happy days!

What’s next? Giuliani for Vice President? This is the perfect Republikan Republican nomination ticket – an old guy (71 years old) with cancer and a little younger guy (63 years old) also with cancer (prostate).

How appropriate that one has it in the face and the other in the ass.

How come the oldest guy in the race, Ron Paul (73 years old) looks the healthiest and most honest? Perhaps because “the truth shall set you free”?

We know the truth, not only by the reason, but also by the heart.
Blaise Pascal

All hail to the outgoing Caesar (fingers crossed)…

“You can fool some of the people all of the time, and all of the people some of the time, but you can not fool all of the people all of the time.”
Abraham Lincoln

The War Tapes – Iraq War Documentary Shot by American Soliders

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In March 2004, just as the insurgent movement strengthened, several members of one National Guard unit arrived in Iraq, with cameras. THE WAR TAPES is the result – a uniquely collaborative film from a team that includes Director Deborah Scranton, Producer Robert May (THE FOG OF WAR) and Producer/Editor Steve James (HOOP DREAMS).

Straight from the front lines in Iraq, THE WAR TAPES is the first war movie filmed by soldiers themselves. It is Operation Iraqi Freedom as filmed by Sergeant Steve Pink, Sergeant Zack Bazzi and Specialist Mike Moriarty and other soldiers.

Zack is a Lebanese-American university student who loves politics, traveling, and being a soldier. Steve is a carpenter with a sharp sense of humor and aspirations to write, which he does with insight and candor. Mike is a resolute patriot and father of two, who rejoined the army after 9/11. All of them leave women at home—a mother, a girlfriend, and a wife.

While they battled unconventional forces, they recorded events that conventional journalists have been unable to capture. They mounted tripods on gun turrets, inside dashboards and used POV mounts on their Kevlar helmets and vests. They filmed all of the footage in Iraq, which amounted to over 800 hours of tape.

Zack, Steve, and Mike’s unit, Charlie Company, 3rd of the 172nd Infantry (MOUNTAIN) Regiment, was based at LSA Anaconda in the deadly Sunni Triangle, under constant threat of ambush and deadly IED attacks. They traveled, as a unit, 1.4 million miles during their tour, and lived through over twelve hundred combat operations and two hundred and fifty direct enemy engagements. That’s almost one a day.

The soldiers were not picked by casting agents or movie producers. They selected themselves. One hundred and eighty soldiers in Charlie Company were given the opportunity. Ten chose to take it on, and ultimately 21 soldiers filmed for the project, volunteering to share their eyes with America, not knowing where this experiment would take them.

“There was something incredibly profound about the soldiers being the ones to press the record button in Iraq that allows us into their world in a never before seen way,” said director Deborah Scranton Producer Robert May adds, “These soldiers were doubly courageous—as soldiers at war, and as human beings willing to share that experience in an honest, powerful and personal way.”

The filmmaking team shot an additional 200 hours of tape documenting the unfolding lives of the soldiers’ families at home, both during deployment and after the soldiers returned home. The families and girlfriends and mothers had also signed on, ensuring that THE WAR TAPES—like any true story about war—is not just about life inside the war, but the life left at home, and the always difficult and sometimes beautiful way the relationships develop and change.

Finally, the prodigious task of distilling over 1,000 hours of tape into the finished 97-minute film took an entire year. “We had to figure out how to preserve the complexity and rawness of their experience in the course of telling their story—a story we truly believe has not been told before,” said producer and editor Steve James.

Although five soldiers filmed their entire year’s deployment with one-chip Sony miniDV video cameras, in the end, the film follows the lives of three. “We wanted to tell a compelling, cohesive story—to focus on just a few soldiers so that, most importantly, audiences will truly get to know the soldiers seen in the film,” said producer Robert May. “After watching this film, we want people who don’t know soldiers in their personal lives to feel as if they know Zack, Mike, and Steve. And to accomplish that, we all had to cut scenes and soldiers that we loved.”

In the end, THE WAR TAPES is a complex, heartbreaking, and completely unique opportunity for millions to witness first-person experiences of war—a modern-day Odyssey—and the experience of homecoming.

Alex Jones Martial Law 9/11 – Rise of the Police State Documentary

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Evil has spread across the land. Martial Law: 9/11 Rise of the Police State exposes the high-tech control grid that is being set up across AmericaOut of the ashes of the September 11th tragedy, a dark empire of war and tyranny has risen. The Constitution has been shredded and America is now a Police State. This film exposes not just who was behind the 9-11 attacks, but the roots and history of its orchestrators.

LEARN THE TERRIFYING SECRET THAT HOLDS THE FUTURE OF THE WORLD IN ITS GRASP

From the frontlines of the Police State to the darkest sanctum of the secret society that controls it, Martial Law reveals the master plan of a group hell-bent on capturing America today — and tomorrow the world.

THE NEW WORLD ORDER HAS SET IN MOTION THE FOURTH REICH

Martial Law is a blazing spotlight piercing the electronic Berlin Wall that is the corporate-controlled media. Plumb the depths of the Elite’s minds: their ideology, their driving philosophy – and uncover the power-mad “cult of Death” that is sworn to turn the Earth into a prison planet. Discover the documented truth yourself — before it’s too late.

an Alex Jones Production

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