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Chechen Bride Stealing

BBC report, Stolen Brides. Reporter shows aversion to Islam and some dismay at the practice of Islam by Chechens. Reporter confuses Islam with Chechen customs. Aside from that the video is a fascinating but not too friendly look at Chechen customs.

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March 7, 2011

Halal Food, Big Business in France

An investigation into the halal industry in France, and certification programs

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March 6, 2011

Halal Meat Attacked by Far Right French

Restaurants cater to 5 million French Muslims with halal food, but it’s the French far right that goes into a feeding frenzy

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March 6, 2011

Ahmed Khan Loses Election But Wins for Community

Last week’s mayoral and aldermanic elections in Chicago were a page turner in the city’s history.

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March 6, 2011

Is Saudi Arabia Next?

With a wave of pro-democracy fervor sweeping the Middle East, could the region’s richest powerhouse, Saudi Arabia, be next to fall?

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March 6, 2011

Muhammad: a Blessed Name for a Blessed Day

Abu Dhabi–Given the date of his birth, there was no question about what little Muhammad al Zaabi’s name would be.

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March 6, 2011

Middle East Forum in Los Angeles

This past Sunday the Islamic Center of Southern California (ICSC) in Los Angeles hosted a forum presented by the Muslim Public Affairs Council (MPAC).

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March 6, 2011

Recovering Islam: The American Mainstream News Media & the Middle East (Part 1)

The Tri-lateral “Commission” has no governmental or sub-governmental democratic controls or representation. The decisions and deals made by these powerful men affect almost every man and woman and even nature herself, but they are governed by personal relationships of influential males of regimes, militaries and the large commercial enterprises — not the peoples of this globe or their representatives…

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March 6, 2011

The Lost Diary of Queen Victoria’s Final Companion

Abdul Karim’s writings, hidden by his family until now, throw new light on a close and controversial relationship

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March 6, 2011

“Ferrari World” Rolls Out in Abu Dhabi

A description of the one and only Ferrari-themed amusement park, in Abu Dhabi

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March 6, 2011

Islam – A Religion Of Happiness, Contentment, Progressiveness, And Peace

I get lots of calls and requests from women to talk to their spouses about various forms of what they deem as ill-treatment.

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March 3, 2011

Congressional Hearing Against Muslims and Islam

Thoughts on Peter King’s inquisition

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March 3, 2011

Oh, What a Lucky Man

WASHINGTON — When an officer was commended to his attention, Napoleon is reported to have inquired: “Is he lucky?”

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March 3, 2011

Global Markets: Oil, gold gain on Libya; U.S. stocks end higher

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Brent crude oil prices rose Wednesday as news of an airstrike in Libya near an oil terminal spurred supply worries, while investors’ flight to safety drove gold to a record high.

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March 3, 2011

Wayne State University’s 15th Annual Dinner

Dearborn–February 26–Organizations aplenty grace Michigan’s Muslim community, but it is not often that a student organization is able to present an event that competes favorably with those put on by the adult organizations.

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March 3, 2011

Community News (V13-I10)

Harvard Business school awards Muslim startup CAMBRIDGE,MA–Harvard Business School’s (HBS) Arthur Rock Center for Entrepreneurship has announced nine winners of Minimum Viable Product (MVP) Funding, a new pilot program offering $50,000 in total awards to student entrepreneurs working on projects during the School’s winter term. Among the eight teams selected for the award is a […]

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March 3, 2011

Triple Digit Population Increase–Some Texas Cities Record in Census 2010

There were some surprises in population figures when the results of the 2010 decennial census information were released last week in Texas.

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March 3, 2011

Grand Parkway (SH 99)

Construction on Segment E (Interstate 10 West to US Highway 290) of the Grand Parkway in Harris County (SH 99) is a step closer to beginning following action Thursday by the Texas Transportation Commission.

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March 3, 2011

Bangladesh Holding Steady

By Parvez Fatteh, Founder of http://sportingummah.com, sports@muslimobserver.com Ireland’s captain William Porterfield dives to stop a stop by Bangladesh’s Raqibul Hasan (R) as wicketkeeper Niall O’Brien watches during their ICC Cricket World Cup group B match in Dhaka 2/25/11.   REUTERS/Andrew Biraj Bangladesh is one of the home teams at the 2011 ICC Cricket World Cup along […]

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March 3, 2011

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