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Beautiful Qasida

Beautiful Qasida

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August 23, 2007

FCNA Announces ‘Eid Dates

The Fiqh Council of North America in its meeting in Herndon, Virginia on July 31-August 1, 2007 noted with satisfaction the recent Fatwa of its counterpart in Europe “the European Council for Fatwa and Research” related to the permissibility of the use of calculation method for determining the beginning of Lunar months including the months of Ramadan and Shawwal.

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August 23, 2007

Quake Rattles Kuwait

Kuwait City–This past Saturday, at approximately 1:46am, a mild earthquake shook Kuwait and some of its’ residents to their very core. Measuring 4.3 on the Richter scale the earthquake was measured by the Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research (KISR) at a depth of 7.3km and its’ epicenter was determined to be in the south of the country in Manageesh, which is just 50km away from the capital ‘Kuwait City’.

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August 23, 2007

First Muslim American Ever to Run for President

Khalil Bendib (The Muslim Observer’s Cartoonist) is running as an independent candidate–not affiliated with any political party, but available for parties.

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August 23, 2007

TMO Interview with Author Michael Hamilton Morgan

Very interesting interview by TMO’s Houstonian Editor, Ilyas Choudry.

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August 23, 2007

Experts: Surge and War Are Failing

Washington’s policymakers are growing dissatisfied with the Bush administration’s troop surge in Iraq and a majority agrees that the world is becoming more dangerous for the United States, according to a poll released Monday.

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August 23, 2007

Indian Prime Minister In A Tight Spot

NEW DELHI- Ironically, the very week in which Prime Minister Manmohan Singh talked highly of his government’s resolve to push the country forward towards greater heights proved politically expensive for him.

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August 23, 2007

Program Your “Computer” to Live in the Victory

In order for you to progress in this world, your base thoughts about yourself must be positive.

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August 23, 2007

It’s a Set Up!

…”Those opportunities will be there. But it’s up to you to find them and the nerve to invest in them when others are looking for shelter from losses”…

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August 23, 2007

Sharona Shapiro Honored: 20 Years of Community Leadership/Outreach

Sharona Shapiro, Executive Director of the American Jewish Committee (AJC) was honored on August 15, 2007 by many prominent people this past Wednesday.

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August 23, 2007

Inclusion of People with Disabilities in the Community

It seems that not much has changed within the community (since I grew up with a disability in India) when it comes to attitude, acceptance and sensitivity towards people with various disabilities.

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August 23, 2007

Community News (V9-I35)

Indian Muslim MP visits Chicago / Minneapolis Bakri receives Jack Kent Cooke Scholarship / Chicago mosque defaced / Bay county FL bus driver goes to court / Dayton OH mosque in planning process / New York City Arabic school principal gets community support /

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August 23, 2007

Western Growth On The Shoulders Of Muslims (Houstonian (V9-I35)

While some Americans associate Islam with terrorism and strife in the Middle East, Author Michael Hamilton Morgan counters by showing how much we all owe to forgotten Muslim thinkers and inventors in his new book: “Lost History: The Enduring Legacy of Muslim Scientists, Thinkers, and Artists”:

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August 23, 2007

US Military Aid to Israel Tops $30 Billion

According to a new Associated Press report, the US is offering Israel a record $30-billion 10-year military aid package.

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August 23, 2007

Muslimah (V9-I35)

Almost time for school!

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August 23, 2007

Post-War Lebanon

Why did I travel to Lebanon in May 2007? One reason for my trip to the Middle East, but particularly to Lebanon was to find out the truth of what happened during the “war” between Israel and Lebanon. I learned information that makes me even more proud to be Muslim and of Arabic descent.

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August 23, 2007

UAE Man Aims to Father 100 Children

(Reuters) – A one-legged Emirati father of 78 is lining up his next two wives in a bid to reach his target of 100 children by 2015, Emirates Today reported on Monday.

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August 23, 2007

The Global Vision of Youssef Ezeddin Eassa (1914-1999)

Youssef Essa was a creative writer — in fact, with many awards to his credit. At the same time, he was a substantial scientist.

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August 23, 2007