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  • n. Alternative spelling of madrasah.

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  • n. Muslim schools in Bangladesh and Pakistan


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  • "Some Islamic historians wrongly translate the term madrasa as university.

    The Brussels Journal - The Voice of Conservatism in Europe

  • The notion that the Obama's school was a Wahabi madrasa is laughable, given the moderate form of Islam practiced in Indonesia, especially in those days.

    Disgusting - Swampland -

  • Remember back last winter where we had Bob Kerrey making comments about Barack Obama, his name, the word madrasa, his Muslim grandparents.

    CNN Transcript Mar 11, 2008

  • During the commando action, the boys 'madrasa, which is located outside the madrasa campus, was closed down and the girls' madrasa, which was located inside the campus, was destroyed by the commandoes.


  • With a fair wind it could be Craig Cox, who having worked his way through the Young Britons 'Foundation, the "madrasa" for rightwing wannabes, and having worked alongside a couple of MPs – including policing minister Nick Herbert – seeks to become the new chairman of the youth wing Conservative Future.


  • • All change in government and all change, it would seem at the Young Britons 'Foundation, the weird "madrasa" for wannabee Tory bigwigs and their mentors, where they learn to campaign and shoot guns in the downtime if they wish.


  • Why didn't the Clinton folks just recycle the "madrasa" urban legend and claim that Obama had written in second-grade about wanting to be "head of the Islamic caliphate" when he grew up?

    Hillary Pollster: "Kindergarten Attack" On Obama Was Just A Gag!

  • American journalists have even visited the school Barack attended in Indonesia and found out that it is not a "madrasa" of the type that incubates terrorists.

    Ayoon Wa Azan (Is Obama a Brave Leader?)

  • Childhood friends say they are disturbed by some U.S. media coverage that labeled Besuki an Islamic "madrasa," or religious school, that taught the Quran and little else.

    Jakarta Businessman Plans 'Sweet Home Obama'

  • The reason why you could see it coming was Fox's outrageous treatment of Barack Obama, going back to the "madrasa" story--and Obama's reciprocal treatment of Fox: he wouldn't let the Fox crew on his charter plane the weekend he announced.

    Just Desserts - Swampland -


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