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Movie—the Boy and the King

The Boy and the King, movie.

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November 11, 2010

American Muslim Consumer Conference Brings Attention to a 170 Billion Dollar Market

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ–With close to 400 participants and 24 speakers, the second American Muslim Consumer Conference provided its participants with an entire day of informative sessions, networking opportunities and provided a base for understanding how to engage the American Muslim Consumer.

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November 11, 2010

IAGD Welcomes 30 Mosques Traveler

By Adil James, MMNS Rochester Hills–November 6–IAGD always brings interesting Muslims forward to address its congregation, for example Monem Salam, the protagonist of the movie On a Wing and a Prayer, who spoke at IAGD about Islamic finance, or Professor Juan Cole, or many others–certainly last weekend’s guest was no disappointment even compared to the […]

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November 11, 2010

President Obama’s Speech to Indonesia

THE PRESIDENT: Terima kasih. Terima kasih, thank you so much, thank you, everybody. Selamat pagi. (Applause.) It is wonderful to be here at the University of Indonesia. To the faculty and the staff and the students, and to Dr. Gumilar Rusliwa Somantri, thank you so much for your hospitality. (Applause.)…

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November 11, 2010

Afmi’s Annual Convention and Other Programs in 2010

Suhail Tirmidhi,a young advocate from Gujarat, Siraj Hashmi, a young educationist from Uttrapradesh, Owaisi, a young member of parliament from Hyderabad and Jawaid Akhtar, a seasoned movie song writer were the guests of the American Federation of Muslims of Indian origin in 2010.

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November 11, 2010

Haneen Zoabi Address

Haneen Zoabi spoke to an overflow audience in La Mirada, Ca. this past weekend under the sponsorship of the Palestine American Women’s Association (PAWA). She was introduced by Muna Coobtee who represented PAWA and stood at the podium before a banner which read: “A Salute to our Heroes in Gaza”.

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November 11, 2010

Muslim and American: True to Faith & Country

When a journalist takes a job at the Fox News Network, does the agreement state he or she must throw out all objectivity for a paycheck signed by Rupert Murdock? It seems that’s what has happened to Juan Williams, a once respected news analyst for NPR and a Fox News contributor.

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November 11, 2010

Misrepresentations of the Mid East and Afghanistan, II

The story your narrator brought to you a fortnight ago was only half the commentary. The rest your chronicler shall convey today. The first half of the interview dealt mainly with the Arab-Israeli struggle. The second half will deal with our subject’s musings over the rest of the Middle East.

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November 11, 2010

From Trash to Treasure

There is a small glimmer of hope for some of the laborers who find themselves far away from home and suffering in isolation. In Kuwait, for example, a group of American expatriates have set up a program called “Trash to Treasure” to help uplift workers that have sought refuge in their embassies.

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November 11, 2010

An Unknown Soldier

“How immense is the hidden subsidy handed to America’s competitors by all this fear, with its trade-slowing, openness-defeating expressions? No doubt they could turn the lights up at that Tampa hotel if fear was turned down. Perhaps some unemployed 40-something people might find a job if goods weren’t being held up at the Canadian border.”

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November 11, 2010

Ben Bernanke’s Worst Nightmare: Ron Paul

In the 111th Congress Rep. Ron Paul (R-Texas) introduced legislation to perform a wide-ranging audit of the Federal Reserve. That bill was, in Paul’s words, “gutted” before it came to the floor for a vote. Ultimately only a few very weak provisions of Paul’s original bill became law.

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November 11, 2010

Kuwait Finance House to Expand Residential Investments

HONG KONG, Nov 10 (Reuters) – Kuwait Finance House , the country’s biggest Islamic lender, is looking for real estate investments in southern China and Europe to expand its assets under management, a senior official said on Wednesday.

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November 11, 2010

Community News (V12-I46)

Muslim and Jewish doctors help the needy in Detroit / Vermont interfaith group works with Muslims / Michigan’s Mexican halal restaurant / Kentucky mosque granted permission

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November 11, 2010

Houstonian Corner (V12-I46)

$1.9 billion in bonds passed in TX election / book launching of Hasanae Houston Syed Ayaz Mufti

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November 11, 2010

Ramy Ashour Takes Kuwait Open Title

By Parvez Fatteh, Founder of http://sportingummah.com, sports@muslimobserver.com File:  Ramy Ashour (front) plays Amr Shabana (both Egyptian) in November 2009 at the World Open tournament in Kuwait. World number one squash player Ramy Ashour solidified his ranking with a victory in the Kuwait Open today. Ashour defeated his Egyptian compatriot Amr Shabana today in a tightly […]

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November 11, 2010

Swiss Muslim Basketball Player Gets Headache over Scarf, from Swiss Rules

By Jessica Dacey Sura Al-Shawk is a Swiss citizen of Iraqi origin (Boris Bürgisser/Neue LZ) A year after putting her competitive basketball career on hold over a headscarf ban, a Muslim player is considering taking her case to Switzerland’s top court. Sura Al-Shawk, a Swiss citizen of Iraqi origin, appealed her regional league’s ban in […]

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November 11, 2010

Pushing the Limits

Formula One Race, Abu Dhabi

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November 11, 2010

Government of Canada Announces 2011 Immigration Plan

Ottawa, November 1, 2010 — The Government of Canada will maintain high immigration levels to help sustain the economic recovery, Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism Minister Jason Kenney announced today upon tabling the annual immigration plan in Parliament.

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November 11, 2010

Obama Reaches Out to Muslims

“Obama on Wednesday delivered one of the most personal and potentially consequential speeches of his presidency, reflecting on his own years of upbringing in Indonesia and giving an update on America’s “new beginning” with Muslims that he promised last year in Cairo.”

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