International

Bridgeview Muslim Community Ships Food Aid to Syria in Time for Ramadan

The Mosque Foundation and Zakat Foundation of America (ZF) have partnered to send two shipping containers full of food aid to Syrian civilians in preparation for Ramadan.

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June 12, 2014

Waiting for Another Ayyubi?

Only time will tell what destiny has in store for the Palestinians and Middle East. But free-spirited people do not wait for time to shape their destiny. They fight back as the Palestinians have been doing for the past several decades. It is this struggle that is profiled by Dr Mahdi Abdul Hadi in his extraordinary tome, 100 Years of Palestinian History

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June 12, 2014

Fresh Terror Attack Near Karachi Airport

Heavily-armed gunmen mounted a brazen attack near the Karachi international airport

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June 12, 2014

Fasting Regenerates Immune System

Fasting triggers stem cell regeneration of damaged, old immune system

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June 12, 2014

Abrogation Of Article 370 (Kashmir) Not Possible

Abrogation Of Article 370 (Kashmir) Not Possible

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June 5, 2014

Muslim Personal Law Board not Against Women Praying in Mosques

Malegaon: In a welcome change from its earlier stand, the All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) Saturday said it was not opposed if the doors of mosques were thrown open to women for prayers.

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June 5, 2014

“We All Must Become Zapatistas”

Chris Hedges on Zapatistas

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June 5, 2014

“Why Europe Matters”

As Europe faces growing anti-Semitism and intolerance more generally, emerging extremist parties, and slow economic recovery, now is precisely the time to remind ourselves of what hangs in the balance – and stand with those defending the democratic and pluralistic EU envisioned by its postwar founders

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June 5, 2014

Edward Snowden … Traitor or Patriot?

“I may have lost my ability to travel, but I’ve gained the ability to go to sleep at night, to put my head on the pillow, and feel comfortable that I’ve done the right thing, even when it was the hard thing, and I’m comfortable with that,” Snowden said.

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June 5, 2014

Tamil Actress Monika Converts to Islam and Quits Cinema

Tamil Actress Monika who converted to Islam recently. Chennai: The popular Tamil film actress Monika—who is known for her films like Azhagi and Silanthi has converted to Islam and her new name is M G Rahima. Monika’s parents are Christians and the actress says after converting to Islam she will no longer be acting in […]

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June 5, 2014

US Vows To Work With New Palestinian Government; Israel Slams It

Fatah and Hamas reconciliation carries forward

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June 5, 2014

Saudi-Iran Talks Talk Fuels Hopes of Thaw

A senior Iranian official has voiced hope that talks between the Saudi and Iranian foreign ministers could begin soon. He, however, expressed doubts over whether the meeting would result in a swift solution …

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June 2, 2014

Historic Handshake?

Historic handshake leads to hopes of a thaw in relations between India and Pakistan as new PM Narendra Modi shakes hands with his Pakistani counterpart at his inauguration…

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June 2, 2014

The Mavi Marmara Revisited

Ms Berlin has consented to an interview with The Muslim Observer to discuss her trip to Turkey in the context of the fight for freedom in Palestine and the fight to bring Israel into a position of accountability for its actions.

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June 2, 2014

Chocolate Jihad Declared

Islamic groups angry at Cadbury Malaysia after two batches found to contain pork DNA

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June 2, 2014

The Obama Effect?

Are Iran and Arab Oil Monarchies No Longer on a War Footing?

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June 2, 2014

Saudi Allocates Sr80 Billion to Develop Education Sector

The plan includes building 1,500 nurseries, providing training for about 25,000 teachers and establishing educational centers and other related projects.

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May 26, 2014

Why Teaching English in Saudi Arabia Has Been a Unique Learning Experience

[A]s English has steadily gained prominence in the Gulf region including Saudi Arabia in recent years, attention is increasingly being paid to pedagogy in Saudi English classrooms and a debate is on as to how it should be taught…

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May 26, 2014

The Hidden Agenda of Modi: Not So HiddenEnter a post title

a dark cloud threatens India… Narendra Modi and the BJP

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May 26, 2014

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