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Trial of Omar Mateen’s Wife Challenges Assumptions About Pulse Nightclub Shooting

The trial of jihadi killer Omar Mateen’s wife Noor Salman is still in the jury selection phase, but documents filed with the court have challenged some assumptions about the Pulse nightclub massacre, most notably the idea that Mateen targeted the Orlando, Florida club because it catered to gay patrons. Instead, a motion by the defense claims that Mateen scouted several other sites first and settled on the Pulse because it had weak security.

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British Anti-Gay Cleric Has Australian Visa Cancelled

A British Muslim cleric who once preached that gays should be put to death has had his Australian visa cancelled and has left the country, with authorities Wednesday saying it is unlikely he will ever be allowed back. Farrokh Sekaleshfar

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The Huffington Post Defends HuffPostArabi, Its Pro-Jihad Hate Site

HuffPostArabi, the new Arabic edition of the Huffington Post, has been in the news lately for all the wrong reasons. Routinely condemned by both the right and left; the site–led by former Al Jazeera editors and Muslim Brotherhood supporters–has drawn support from the Huffington Post’s Washington Bureau Chief, Ryan Grim, who has taken to explaining “Why We’re in The Middle East.”

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Human Rights Activist ‘Punks’ Saudi Arabia over Treatment of Gays

The Saudi Arabian Cultural Mission (SACM) held its annual celebration and job fair last month just outside Washington, D.C. The four-day event begun on May 22 was “designed to reward the graduates on the King Abdullah Scholarship Program (KASP) with the chance to both celebrate their success with their colleagues as well as search for jobs and meet top executives from leading companies and universities in Saudi Arabia.”

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