NU: The use of the word “Allah” There should be prohibited

JAKARTA – Nahdlatul Ulama ( NU ) as a mass -based Islamic Society ‘s organizations in Indonesia , deplored the publication of the decision banning the use of the word ” Allah ” to mention the name of God by non – Muslims . The decision came in Malaysia .

” We regret the decision, as Ahl-ul- book them , Ahl-ul- book of his Christian and Jewish God’s name with the word of God , ” said Chairman of the Board of Nahdlatul Ulama ( NU ) KH Said Aqil Siroj in a press statement received Okezone , Jakarta , Monday ( 21/10/2013 ) .

Kiai described by Said , which distinguishes Islam with Christianity and Judaism are the infidel and morally noble . If Christianity is considered idolatrous because dividing God , which has ruhil Purest and Jesus as God but God , while Jews have God as the only God , but the moral is not noble .

Said Kiai listed doctoral degree graduate of the University Umm Al-Qura ‘ , Mecca , also said that the mention of God’s name could be applied to different Hindu and Buddhist , who in his holy scripture clearly stated differently .

” But we restore it to the Malaysian government , it is their right . Our only regret it , “said Kiai Said .

The mention of the word ” Allah ” as a God to be disputed in Malaysia , after a local court winning non-Muslim groups a few years ago .

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Discuss Democracy, 84 Countries Gather in Bali

JAKARTA – The meeting of the Bali Democracy Forum ( BDF) – VI will be held in Nusa Dua , Bali , on 7-8 November 2013 . Foreign Minister Marty Natalegawa said the BDF will be attended by approximately 84 countries .

BDF will be opened by President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono with Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah of Brunei Darussalam and Timor Leste Prime Minister Xanana Gusmao . Number of ministerial-level officials to the meeting estimated at 30 people .

” The meeting will be attended by no less than 84 countries , including about 30 ministers both foreign minister and other relevant ministers and heads of delegations under the ministerial level , ” said Marty at Gedung Pancasila , Jakarta , Monday ( 11/04/2013 ) .

Marty explained that this time is different BDF activities last year . If the BDF to – V -shaped heads of state summit , this time back to the BDF concept of origin in the form of a ministerial meeting .

BDF was first held in 2008 . The meeting was held as a forum to exchange ideas about the development of democracy in the world .

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Opposition Rejects Come, Peace Dialogue Syria Threatened Clear

DAMASCUS – Envoy of the United Nations ( UN ) and the Arab League for Syria , Lakhdar Barhim , i said the second meeting in Geneva aimed at ending the Syrian crisis will not be held without the presence of the opposition and the rebels .  Geneva II was originally scheduled to be held in late November .

” If the opposition does not participate , the Geneva Conference II will not last , ” said Brahimi during a visit to Suriajh , told Al – Jazeera on Saturday ( 02/11/2013 ) .

Brahimi called the opposition ‘s participation in the Geneva Conference II is very important . Discussion of Syrian peace could not walk without the presence of all parties .

Opposition insists will not come for Syrian President Bashar Al Assad is still in power . In response , the Syrian government if the states refused to attend if some opposition groups that they consider terrorists participated in the meeting .

Civil war in Syria has been going on since 2011. Initially only the Syrian people protesting peacefully against Syrian leader Assad’s government , but these protests even turned into a protracted civil war and has claimed about 100 thousand inhabitants.


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Related Shooting Neo-Nazi in Greece, 2 Killed

ATHENS – Two people were reportedly shot dead in front of the Golden Dawn in the City Party Athens, Greece. Wing party Golden Dawn known Neo-Nazi and had been frozen by the Greek government.

Perform an action shooter while riding a motorcycle. In addition to shooting two people, the perpetrators also injurious one other person.

In its official statement, the party called Golden Dawn casualties who died aged 20 and 23 years. The victim is still not identified.Motive shooting is still under investigation.

“The killer (whoever it is) will be dealt with firmly. Let everybody know that, “said Greek government spokesman, Simos Kedikoglou, as quoted by Al-Jazeera on Saturday (02/11/2013).

Dozens of police officers stand guard in the area of ​​the incident is now located on the outskirts of Greece. They prevent further shootings.


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East Turkestan Militants football lunge Confront China

BEIJING – The Chinese government on linking the events of Tiananmen Square on Monday , 28 October 2013 , the East Turkestan Islamic Movement . The group is famous often perform insurgency in Xinjiang Province .

Most of the population are from ethnic Uighur Xinjiang . They take the fight because they feel gets discrimination by the Chinese communist regime dominated by ethnic Han .

” ( East Turkestan Islamic Movement ) is the most militant Uighur groups . Ideals they established State of East Turkestan , “a Defense Ministry report issued United States ( U.S. ) , as quoted by the BBC , Sunday ( 02/11/2013 ) .

East Turkestan Islamic Movement as responsible for a series of bomb attacks in Xinjiang in the decade of the 90s . The group also claimed plans attack the U.S. Embassy in Kyrgyzstan in 2002 .

In 2011 , the group claimed to be behind an attack on a police station in Xinjiang that killed four people . They also perform in the city of Kashgar bombing that claimed 12 lives in the same year .

The attack on Tiananmen Square is the first time China was at the center of power . In that incident , militants hit by a car five people to death .

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