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Pakistan Hit by Floods in Sindh

Pakistan’s severe floodings have killed more than 14 thousand livestock and the country’s food and agiculture ministry says something has to be done immediately to stop this.

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September 22, 2011

Gujarat Campaign “Fast” Lane

NEW DELHI/AHMEDABAD: The three-day fast of Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, which concluded this Monday (September 19), has raised many eyebrows as well as questions.

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September 22, 2011

Muslim Scientists and Thinkers–Obaid Siddiqui

Muslim biologist / geneticist

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September 22, 2011

Battle: 1757

By Anwarul Islam We’ve all heard the cliché: ‘A shot heard around the world.’ It refers to the start of the revolutionary war in 1775 that gave birth to United States of America.  In June 23 of 1757, about eighteen years before that shot, a similar incident of epic significance occurred in a not-so-known battlefield […]

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September 22, 2011

Pakistan Awaits Boxing Championships

The Pakistani national boxing team, led by Haroon Khan, younger brother of junior welterweight champion of the world Amir Khan, has trained and is ready to take part in the World Boxing Championships scheduled to be held from September 25th through October 8th in Baku, Azerbaijan.

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September 22, 2011

Nicolas Anelka Says He Is Happy at Chelsea

Reports surfaced again this week that French Muslim footballer Nicolas Anelka was close to signing with a Major League Soccer (MLS) team in the United States this past summer and is still interested in joining the league.

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September 22, 2011

Amir Khan Raises 80 Thousand Pounds

Junior welterweight boxing champion of the world Amir Khan recently addressed over 700 people at Islamic Help’s charity dinner at the Hilton London Metropole.

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September 22, 2011

Houston’s Positive Response For Pakistan Floods 2011

Several community based organizations in Houston, Texas, USA; came together this past weekend, to establish a collaborative to serve the humanity in dire needs suffering from Floods 2011 in Pakistan.

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September 22, 2011

Community News (V13-I39)

Eureka CA presentation on Islam / fast-a-thon at U New Mexico / New York Muslim cabbies refuse racy ads / Chicago IL (Dupage County) mosque approved

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September 22, 2011

Commemorating September 11th in Detroit

Many communities held events and ceremonies that commemorated the anniversary of 9/11, including Wayne State University (WSU), in downtown Detroit.

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September 22, 2011

ISPU’s 2011 Annual Banquet in Dearborn

The Institute for Social Policy and Understanding has announced that Hollywood screenwriter, producer and director Kamran Pasha will serve as its keynote speaker for the 2011 ISPU annual banquet “Navigating a Post 9/11 World”on Saturday October 22, 2011

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September 22, 2011

Anam Miah: Second Time Around

Anam Miah, Hamtramck City Council candidate, imagines the city of Hamtramck, Mich. as a place for leaders and community members to work together toward common goals by unifying through diversity and neighborly relations.

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September 22, 2011

Obama, Erdogan Seek Common Ground on Middle East

President Barack Obama and Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan sought common ground on counterterrorism and Middle East policy on Tuesday even as Washington pressed Ankara to ease tensions with close U.S. ally Israel.

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September 22, 2011

Why Catholics Could Learn a Lot from Islam

Vincent Nichols, the Archbishop of Westminster, sings the praises of Ramadan – and reflection – to Jerome Taylor

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September 22, 2011

Head of Arab Broadcaster Al Jazeera Resigns

The head of Arab TV channel Al Jazeera said on Tuesday he was leaving the network,

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September 22, 2011

Decadent Desserts Delight Kuwait

“Life is uncertain. Eat dessert first.” ~Ernestine Ulmer

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September 22, 2011

Sexual Health Education Still Inadequate

The following is a very frank account of a woman’s experiences before her conversion to Islam.

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September 22, 2011

Jordan’s Aqaba Port Thrives Amid Region’s Instability

“With all the problems around us, it’s amazing. These few months have been very active,” said Qassem, 49, near one of the port’s six large cranes at a berth that has become a huge construction site.

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September 22, 2011

An Eyewitness Account of the Stay Human Flotilla

Ms Mary Hughes-Thompson has made public appearances since her return from Greece where the ship she was on was interdicted by the Greek Navy. She has agreed to speak to The Muslim Observer in depth about her experiences.

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September 22, 2011

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