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23 July 2009 

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President Barack Obama's U.S. - Muslims speech in CairoMuslims Await Better Relations with U.S. and Britain

Since President Obama’s inauguration, Muslims have awaited better U.S.-Muslim relations. A group of scholars, diplomats and American Muslim leaders are recommending ways to achieve that. VOA’s Mohamed Elshinnawi has more. And, British-Muslim relations are also under strain. VOA’s Rachel Smalley reports from London.

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U.S. – Muslim Relations

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