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Tunisians Celebrate Mawlid

Tunisian families will continue to celebrate the birth of the Prophet Muhammad (s) in 2008, in spite of calls from some religious scholars to end the practice.

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March 27, 2008

Muslim Day at the Capitol

This advice was taken up by some community activists from Michigan and a “Muslim Day at Capitol Committee” (Committee) was formed to explore conducting a Muslim Day at Capitol, Lansing.

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March 27, 2008

100 Days in Pakistan

With this overwhelming 77% support, Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani has become the 27th Prime Minister of Pakistan. This is the first time in 12 years that the PPP will head the government.

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March 27, 2008

Wright’s Rantings Won’t Sink Obama

Will the Gospel According to Jeremiah Wright sink the Obama candidacy? Not very likely.

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March 27, 2008

Afghanistan: A War We Can’t Believe In

NEW YORK–Five years after the Republicans got us into war against Iraq, Democrats want to double down on a war that’s even more unjustifiable and unwinnable–the one against Afghanistan.

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March 27, 2008

Muslim Philanthropists Meet in Istanbul

ISTANBUL—More than 200 participants from over 31 countries representing 106 grant-making foundations and NGOs came together for the first World Congress of Muslim Philanthropists (WCMP) conference held from March 22-24, 2008, in Istanbul, Turkey.

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March 27, 2008

Battle of the Giants

Cultures, and waistlines, are set to clash this week in the Middle East. For the very first time, the biggest giants known to man will stomp, grunt and shove their way to victory in the tiny Gulf State of Kuwait.

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March 27, 2008

The Tyrant Mother

“The tyrant mother—an issue that reached major proportion in the 20th century—has affected human relationships throughout the Westernized world.”

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March 27, 2008

Gender Equality Now

“Men and Women are each others garments.” Just as the garments shield one from the cold and heat, the metaphor encompasses every aspect of life including the vows; in happiness and sorrow, sickness and health, poverty or wealth, weakness or strength, difficulties and comforts, men and women are indeed each other’s garment. No matter what faith or culture you follow, the essence of the vows is the same; justice.

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March 27, 2008

The Little Men and the Inferno

Five years on, and still we have not learnt. With each anniversary, the steps crumble beneath our feet, the stones ever more cracked, the sand ever finer. Five years of catastrophe in Iraq and I think of Churchill, who in the end called Palestine a “hell-disaster.”

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March 27, 2008

UM-D Students Protest Iraq War

Dearborn–March 18th–The fifth anniversary of the Iraq war rolled around this March and the Students United for Peace and Justice at the University of Michigan Dearborn made sure that the campus was aware of it.

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March 27, 2008

Community News (V10-I14)

NY jail on halal meals / Nashville helps Somalis / Pakistani American shares thoughts with Obama / Dr. Sajid Khan joins Slocum-Dickson Medical Group / Dearborn’s ACCESS plans to honor John Dingel, Ismael Ahmed, Russell Ebeid / Pakistani widow sues Canadian killers for $2 million /

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March 27, 2008

Unique Celebrations of 23rd March

This year the momentous day of 23rd March came on Sunday. With schools and offices close, many Houstonian Pakistanis got the chance to travel to the Pakistani Consulate on Jones Road West Houston.

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March 27, 2008

Obama Releases Tax Returns, Says Clinton Should Too

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democrat Barack Obama released seven years of tax returns on Tuesday, cranking up the pressure on presidential rival Hillary Clinton to make public her recent filings and renewing a battle between the two camps over transparency.

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March 27, 2008

Study finds Clinton related to Jolie and Obama to Pitt

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – The presidential candidates may have star qualities — and they also have stars in their families, according to a genealogical study linking Hillary Clinton to Angelina Jolie and Barack Obama to Brad Pitt.

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March 27, 2008

Muslim scientists and thinkers: Muhammad ibn Musa Al-Khwarizmi

Muhammad ibn Musa al-Khwarizmi was born in 780 CE at a place called Khwarizm which is a part of present day Khiva, Uzbekistan…

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March 27, 2008

Museum for Prophet (s)

DUBAI — The government of the booming emirate of Dubai has decided to build the world’s first museum dedicated to the life and legacy of Prophet Muhammad (s).

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March 27, 2008

Malaysia and Islam

Honolulu–Malaysia is a multicultural, multi-lingual and multi-religious state, where a small majority of the people are Muslim. It was put together into a Protectorate and, then into a Crown Colony of the UK during the Colonial period. The federation includes …

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March 27, 2008