Volume 13

Al Qaid Sets Records at Wheelchair Games

United Arab Emirates world champion Mohammad Al Qaid set two new world records and another Asian record on his way to three gold medals on the fourth day of the International Wheelchair and Amputee Sports Federation Games yesterday.

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December 8, 2011

Irfan Pathan Recalled to Indian Cricket Team

Irfan Pathan, who was once hailed as India’s solution for its all-rounder woes, has been thrown a lifeline with a recall into the Indian team for the last two One Day Internationals (ODI) against West Indies

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December 8, 2011

Biggest Allies of Pakistan Are the Pakistani-Americans: Congresswoman Lee

Support for Pakistan earthquake survivors

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December 8, 2011

Community News (V13-I50)

Shahid Khan buys Jaguars / Lafayette Islamic Centre community kitchen / Calumet IN prayer room nixed / Tulsa OK police captain anti-Muslim lawsuit nixed

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December 8, 2011

Muslim Spelling Bee

Tausif Malik, a Chicago entrepreneur from India, perceived a need for a platform of competition in which children could engage from around the world, and chose spelling.

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December 8, 2011

What Europe and America Have in Common

What Europe and America Have in Common

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December 8, 2011

American Enterprise Institute Admits The Problem With Iran Is Not That It Would Use Nukes

Suddenly the struggle to stop Iran is not about saving Israel from nuclear annihilation.

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December 8, 2011

Boston Police Confiscate Sink From Protest Camp

After a four day court battle, Suffolk Superior Court Judge Frances McIntyre ruled to extend a restraining order blocking the City of Boston from clearing out the tent city at Dewey Square.

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December 8, 2011

Tariq Ali on The Jasmine Revolutions–Impact on Palestine?

Tariq Ali

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December 8, 2011

A Little Birdie Told Me

It took only 110 characters for Egyptian activist Wael Ghonim to unite his fellow Egytpians under the same rallying cry this past January when he tweeted, “I said one year ago that the Internet will change the political scene in Egypt and some friends made fun of me.”

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December 8, 2011

Travels from Bangladesh

Travel in Bangladesh

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December 8, 2011

More on the ILM Foundation – Expansion and Service

By Susan Schwartz, TMO The ILM Foundation will be familiar to readers of The Muslim Observer. ILM is the Arabic word for “knowledge” and also stands for the virtues of intellect, love, and mercy. Many sub groups have been seeded by ILM including the Coalition to Preserve Human Dignity (CPHD), Go for the Game, Islam: […]

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December 8, 2011

Veena Malik and the Realities of Pakistani Womanhood

… the model and actress now known as Veena Malik has sent shock waves roaring through her homeland.

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December 8, 2011

The Women of Karbala

By Asghar Ali, Engineer Women of the Ahlul Bait at the feet of Zul-Janah (the horse of Sayyidinal Hussain (kw)) who returns after the martyrdom of its rider. TRADITIONAL Muslim set-ups place many restrictions on women. They cannot even venture out of their homes; most are required to restrict themselves to performing household chores only. […]

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December 8, 2011

The Candidates on Islam

Wilfredo Amr Ruiz, Muslim Chaplain, Attorney and Political Analyst Republican presidential candidates (L-R) Texas Governor Rick Perry, former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney, businessman Herman Cain, former U.S. House Speaker Newt Gingrich (R-GA), U.S. Representative Michele Bachmann (R-MN), stand at attention during the singing of the national anthem during the CNN GOP National Security debate in […]

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December 8, 2011

The Importance of Breastfeeding to the Muslim Child

The mothers shall give suck to their offspring for two whole years, if the father desires to complete the term. But he shall bear the cost of their food and clothing on equitable terms…If they both decide on weaning, by mutual consent, and after due consultation, there is no blame on them.

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December 1, 2011

Travels from Bangladesh

Questions arise on International Crimes Tribunal

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December 1, 2011

Foreign Policy in Focus: The Under-Examined Story of Fallujah

Seven years after the U.S. invasion of Fallujah, there are reports of an alarming rise in the rates of birth defects and cancer.

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December 1, 2011

The Shocking Truth About the Crackdown on Occupy

The violent police assaults across the US are no coincidence. Occupy has touched the third rail of our political class’s venality

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December 1, 2011

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