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US imam: Barring use of 'Allah' besmirches God
Published:  Jan 9, 2014 12:12 PM
Updated: 10:36 AM

By trying to protect the name of God, the Islamic religious authorities in Malaysia are actually “besmirching” the name of Allah, an American imam has said.

Imam Muhammad Musri, who is the president of the Islamic Society of Central Florida, said this was because Malaysia's ban of the use of the term 'Allah' by non-Muslims goes against Allah's teachings in the Quran.

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