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Apocalypse, in a Funny Way

Recently, the current younger population—including myself—has been strongly attracted (might I even say obsessed) with post-apocalyptic settings

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August 21, 2014

Young, French and Desperate

Ben Moussa and Latil represent the two faces of a generation of desperate French youngsters…

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April 19, 2012

Muslimas to Have Their Own Sports Awards

The Muslim Women’s Sport Foundation (MWSF) will hold its inaugural Awards in April in which it will highlight the contributions of individuals and organizations to the unique area of minority ethnic sports… at Wembley Stadium in London

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February 9, 2012

Ringing in the New Year

By Sumayyah Meehan, TMO The time has come to bid adieu to yet another year. Countries around the world, from Russia to Japan, will ring in 2012 with the pomp and pageantry befitting of a new year. However, for many, bidding farewell to a passing year and welcoming in another one is mere ritual. For […]

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December 29, 2011

Safe-Haven Status Puts UAE Luxury Car Sales in High Gear

Mother-of pearl dashboards and diamond-encrusted hood ornaments at the Dubai International Motor Show this week underlined how the safe-haven status of the United Arab Emirates is fuelling dramatic growth in sales of luxury cars

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November 23, 2011

A Summer of “Sandboarding”

It is known by sandboarders as “Big Red”, however locals refer to it as “Al Hamar”.

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June 16, 2011

Morocco Textiles Hit by Crisis, Hopes for Recovery

SALE, Morocco, March 16 (Reuters) – Below the locked-up rooms where she once used to sew for a living, Zahra Bouffera makes her bed in the corridor of the factory she now calls home.

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March 17, 2011

A Model Muslim City (Politically): Hamtramck, Michigan (part 3 of 3)

The 3rd part of a 3 part series on Hamtramck. A TMO Foundation research project.

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October 28, 2010

Sweating It Out in Kuwait

Imagine waking up in the middle of the night soaked in your own sweat, unable to even catch your breathe due to an unforgiving heat wave…

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June 17, 2010

Fundraiser for Gaza at Greenfield Manor in Dearborn

Fundraiser for Gaza

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February 12, 2009

UK Ambassador: Afghan Doom

The pessimistic view in the cable is common among French diplomats and military officers who are concerned by President Sarkozy’s strong support for the Nato operation in Afghanistan and his recent reinforcement of the French contingent.

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October 9, 2008

The Arab Drift Goes Pro

The First Annual Red Bull Car Park Drift will be held in the Lebanese capital Beirut on Saturday, July 26.

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July 24, 2008

Women View Clinton Withdrawal with Sorrow, Pride

CINCINNATI (Reuters) – The win by Barack Obama over Hillary Clinton in the race for the Democratic presidential nomination has left American women both sad and elated –

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June 5, 2008

Apex Court’s Split Verdict on An Ayodhya Case – An Eye Opener

NEW DELHI- Fifteen years have passed since demolition of Babari Masjid in Ayodhya (Uttar Pradesh), a dark page in Indian politics which was accompanied by nation-wide riots targeting Indian Muslims. Yet, to this day all those responsible for the demolition and riots have not been punished and the surviving victims are still waiting for fair trial.

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May 8, 2008

Hajj Promotes Tolerance

JEDDAH, 6 May 2008 — A study of Hajjis by Harvard Kennedy School in the US has found that the Hajj promotes tolerance among pilgrims and does not lead to an increase in negative attitudes toward the West.

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May 8, 2008

The Plight of Orphans

The Kuwaiti nationality is a blessing given to abandoned children who would otherwise live a substandard life unable to otherwise arise above their life circumstances.

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April 24, 2008

Hezbollah Turns to Iran for New Weapons Against Israel

…the operation has been running since November of 2006; in all, as many as 4,500 Hezbollah members have been sent for three-month sessions of live-fire ammunition and rocket exercises to create a nucleus of Iranian-trained guerrillas for the “next” Israeli-Hezbollah war…

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April 17, 2008

A Mother’s Crime

“The cats saw me and ran away in fear,” says Shajahan, “there was just something that seemed off about the meat they were fighting over. It did not look like anything I had seen before.” After further inspection, Shajahan came to the startling realization that his instincts were right and that the subject of the cat’s quarrel was not a piece of meat but rather the remains of a newborn human infant.

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April 17, 2008

Turkey — The Secularists Fight Back

From The Economist print edition The constitutional court takes on Turkey’s ruling party THE long battle between Turkey’s mildly Islamist ruling party and its fiercely secular establishment is coming to a climax. The outcome could decide the country’s future direction, and in particular its hopes of one day joining the European Union. On March 31st […]

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April 10, 2008

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