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Appalachian Trail

The Appalachian National Scenic Trail is a 2,200-mile-long hiking trail in the Eastern United States, extending all the way from Georgia in the south to Maine in the north, making it the longest hiking trail in the world.  222 more words

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Last Ten Days of Ramadan (Last Ashra)

SUMMARY OF FRIDAY SERMON
by the Head of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community
October 29th, 2004

(NOTE: Alislam Team takes full responsibility for any errors or miscommunication in this Synopsis of the Friday Sermon) 3,617 more words

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Would Abolishing Priesthood Save the Catholic Church?

Abolishing the priesthood will not save the Catholic Church

Source: Religion New Service

By Rev. Thomas J. Reese, a Jesuit priest, is a Senior Analyst at RNS. 483 more words

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Curious Travels: The Grand Detour of 2019 | Casa Loma

It only took four trips to Toronto and numerous occasions of passing by Casa Loma until I finally made it inside. Casa Loma is a castle in midtown Toronto and was previously an affluent family’s residence. 175 more words

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UN agency aiding Palestinians rejects US bid to strip it of mandate

By Reuters – May 24,2019 -JORDAN TIMES

GAZA — The head of the United Nations agency that has supported Palestinian refugees for seven decades hit back on Thursday at a US proposal to have host countries take over the services it provides across the Middle East. 556 more words

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Iraqi protesters urge Baghdad to stay out of US-Iran showdown

Sadr campaigned last year on platform of Iraqi nationalism

By Reuters – May 26,2019 -JORDAN TIMES

BAGHDAD — Thousands of supporters of a populist Iraqi Shiite Muslim cleric urged political and factional leaders on Friday to stay out of any conflict between Baghdad’s two biggest allies, Iran and the United States. 469 more words

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