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On a Wing and a Prayer–An American Muslim Learns to Fly (Movie)

The movie–American Muslim learns to fly

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October 14, 2010

Poet Kazim Ali to Read at Park U.

PARKVILLE,MO–Poet, editor and prose writer Kazim Ali will be the featured speaker at the next installment of Park University’s Ethnic Voices Poetry Series. Ali will read excerpts from his poetry on Wednesday, Oct. 20 in the McCoy Meetin’ House on the University’s Parkville Campus.

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October 14, 2010

Online Bullies

October is bullying awareness month. Stay involved and remain engaged in the life of your children. They are challenged in myriad ways inside and outside school. Please avail online resources to educate yourself and your children about bullying and the scars it leaves behind. Stop bullying now from classrooms to neighborhoods and save lives.

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October 14, 2010

Syria’s Grand Mufti on Islam and Tolerance of Other Religions

“If enmity and disrespect occurs among you, then you will forfeit and lose the most beautiful thing which is the well-being of life,” he says.

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October 14, 2010

Iranian, Chinese Computers Also Discovered to Have Been Hacking DC Internet Voting System

According to testimony given to a D.C. City Council committee last Friday by J. Alex Halderman, asst. professor of electrical engineering and computer science at University of Michigan, hackers from Iran and China were also attempting to access the very same network infrastructure, even as his own team of students had successfully done so, taking over the entirety of the Internet Voting system which had been opened for a first-of-its-kind live test.

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October 14, 2010

The Cupcake Craze

The demand for sugary caloric treats in the Middle East has created the perfect niche market for home-based businesses in the region to get pretty comfortable in. The absence of stringent governmental food administrations and a wholesale deficiency of licensing requirements to sell food makes it possible for anyone with an oven to go into business.

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October 14, 2010

Saudi King Limits Authorized Fatwas to Single Council After Abuses

CAIRO — The ideology that reigns in Saudi Arabia comes into plain view on the website of the Council of Senior Religious Scholars, where boys and girls sharing a swimming pool causes “mischief and evil” and bringing flowers to a hospital patient is to be discouraged because it’s a foreign custom that “imitates Allah’s adversaries.”

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October 14, 2010

Through My Lens–On the Horrible News of a Young Person’s Wedding

… I know marriage is a big step. However, there’s no need to look disgusted and/or surprised when you hear of an upcoming wedding. And there’s definitely no need to make annoying comments …

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October 14, 2010

Caught Spying on Student, FBI Demands GPS Tracker

Tracking device, Yasir Afifi FBI

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October 14, 2010

A Model Muslim City (Politically): Hamtramck, Michigan

TMO Foundation research report on Hamtramck

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October 14, 2010

Egypt to Issue Sukuk Rules in 2011 to Compete With Gulf: Islamic Finance

Egypt, home to the Arab world’s largest Muslim population, will issue its first Islamic debt guidelines in 2011 to catch up with the Persian Gulf and Southeast Asia and help spur sales.

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October 14, 2010

Community News (V12-I42)

Staten islan Pakistanis raise money for flood relief / Chicago American Islamic College to reopen / Muslim & Jewish families in New Haven CT raise flood relief money / Cambridge MA schools to close for ‘Eid

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October 14, 2010

Kashmir Issue: Myth & Reality

On Kashmir, by Ghulam Nabi Fai

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October 14, 2010

The Creation of a Security Community in South Asia

This composition comes from a proposed of one individual chapter of a book on South Asia securityby many authors which were presented last spring at the University of Southern California in the largest city in this State. L.A., and the second largest in the United States.

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October 14, 2010

Shareef Abdur-Rahim Moves into NBA Front Office Position

By Parvez Fatteh, Founder of http://sportingummah.com, sports@muslimobserver.com Shareef Abdur-Rahim had a long and successful basketball career on the court. He was described as one of the few reliable “20-10” guys. That refers to an average of 20 plus points per game and 10 plus rebounds per game. He had the versatility at the forward position […]

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October 14, 2010

Deji Karim Makes NFL Debut with Jaguars

Deji Karim, NFL

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October 14, 2010

Sania Mirza Comes Up Just Short at Commonwealth Games

Sania Mirza at Commonwealth Games

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October 14, 2010

Dental Braces

dental braces explained, for kids

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October 14, 2010

Yellow Pages Opt-Out

The Yellow Pages Integrated Media Association is the trade association of yellow-page makers. They actually run a little known web site called yellowpagesoptout.com. Launched in 2009, you just plug in your zip code and find the opt-out pages for your local phone book providers. I did it here in DC, and was able to opt out, online from both of the big yellow book providers in just minutes.

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October 14, 2010