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  • FILE In this Aug. 31, 2010 file photo, Quranic students memorize verses in the Quranic school where they live and study, in the Camberene neighborhood of Dakar, Senegal. Senegal's president Macky Sall said Monday, March 4, 2013, that the government will close all Islamic schools that do not meet basic safety standards, after nine children in a Quranic school died in a fire Sunday. Senegal has an estimated tens of thousands of young Quranic students, known as 'talibes,' who live in rudimentary conditions and

    Senegal's president says the government will close all Islamic schools that do not meet basic safety standards, after nine children in a Quranic school died in a fire.

    LAST UPDATE : Mar 05, 2013, 11:16 AM EST
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  • An Egyptian presidential guard soldier stands in front of flags of participating countries at the 12th summit of the Organizatio

    CAIRO (AP) — The leaders of Muslim countries offered conflicting approaches to the crises in Mali and Syria on Wednesday, exposing some of the deep divisions that run through the Islamic world.

    More than 25 prime ministers and presidents are taking part in a two-day summit of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation in Cairo, which brings together leaders from across the Muslim world.

    LAST UPDATE : Feb 07, 2013, 11:12 AM EST
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