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Presidential Message on Ramadan

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MAY 15, 2018 Presidential Message on Ramadan With the rising of tonight’s moon, I send my greetings and best wishes to all Muslims observing Ramadan in the United States and around the world. During the holy month of Ramadan, Muslims commemorate the revelation of ...
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Secretary’s Remarks: On the Occasion of Ramadan

Press Statement Mike Pompeo Secretary of State Washington, DC May 15, 2018 On behalf of the United States Department of State, I offer best wishes to Muslims around the world for a peaceful and blessed Ramadan. For those observing this month, it is a time of reverence, generosity, and spiritual introspection. Ramadan is also a ...
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Remarks by Knox Thames Special Advisor for Religious Minorities at the International Muslim Communities Congress.

Statement by Knox Thames Special Advisor for Religious Minorities in the Near East and South/Central Asia U.S. Department of State The Future of Muslim Minorities: Opportunities and Challenges Abu Dhabi, UAE May 7-8, 2018 Promoting and protecting religious minorities is a foundational tenet of the United States, established in our constitution domestically and mandated in ...
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Statement by President Trump on Syria

THE PRESIDENT: My fellow Americans, a short time ago, I ordered the United States Armed Forces to launch precision strikes on targets associated with the chemical weapons capabilities of Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad. A combined operation with the armed forces of France and the United Kingdom is now underway. We thank them both. Tonight, I ...
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Remarks by His Excellency Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan Cabinet Member and Minister of Tolerance.

Music and Tolerance His Excellency Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan Cabinet Member and Minister of Tolerance Music concerns itself with the vast diversity of sound as expressed in the endless variations of pitch, rhythm, dynamics, timbre and texture. Music must respect and understand its innate diversity if it is to create harmony. Likewise, a human ...
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