Strangely Enough

The Universe!!!!

For thousands of years, astronomers wrestled with basic questions about the size and age of the universe. Does the universe go on forever, or does it have an edge somewhere? Has it always existed, or did it come to being some time in the past? In 1929, Edwin Hubble, an astronomer at Caltech, made a […]

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February 27, 2014

South-South Cooperation Takes Off in Arab World

As the concept of South-South cooperation (SSC) continues to strengthen worldwide, some of the richest countries in the Arab world have been reaching out to the poor and the needy in the developing world.

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February 27, 2014

Denmark’s Zabiha Ban

RIYADH, Feb 23 – Denmark is likely to lose millions of dollars in trade and tourism revenues following its ban Monday on slaughtering animals in accordance with Islamic standards.

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February 27, 2014

Abdur Rahim Named D League Coach

The Sacramento Kings have named Shareef Abdur-Rahim general manager of their NBA Developmental League (D-League) affiliate, the Reno Bighorns

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October 17, 2013

What Happened This Year?

The Moon Sighting Controversy By Adil James, TMO This year we learned that the death of the moon sighting controversy had been proclaimed too early.  For several years those who insist on physical sighting and those who use the calculations of the Fiqh Council of North America had begun and ended Ramadan largely simultaneously.  This […]

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July 18, 2013

Lost Innocence at Guantánamo

Rebuffing President Barack Obama’s latest plea, House Republicans last week proposed keeping open the military-run prison at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba

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June 6, 2013

Muslim Teen Helps Vet Give Up Prejudice

A military man’s beliefs have been changed for the better, thanks to a new addition to his family.

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May 16, 2013

Prof. Zubairi and Photonless Communication

In the bizarre world of quantum physics, objects can be in more than one place at a time and future events can change the past. New research involving a Texas A&M University professor makes that microscopic realm even a bit stranger.

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May 16, 2013

Great Engadget Review on Google Glass

http://www.engadget.com/2013/04/30/google-glass-review/

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May 2, 2013

High Drama as Mother Pardons Son’s Killer

TABUK — Marzooghah Al-Blewi of Tabuk refused an offer of property and millions of riyals to pardon the man who took her son’s life more than two years ago. Instead, in a dramatic scene after the sentencing in court, the mother of the victim asked to see her son’s murderer after which she said that […]

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January 24, 2013

Maryam Jameelah: ‘With An Eyeful Of Madina’s Dust’

“You have to read these”, my friend compelled me, giving me a couple of yellowed, printed-long-ago sort of books. That gave me my first glimpse into the fascinating life and inspiring works of Maryam Jameelah.

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November 8, 2012

Eid Gifts from Nasri & Dzeko

By Parvez Fatteh, Founder of http://sportingummah.com, sports@muslimobserver.com Samir Nasri (l) displays his t-shirt saying Eid Mubarak to mark ‘Eidul Fitr. English Premier Soccer League Champions Manchester City fought back after a second-half collapse against Southampton to open its title defense with a 3-2 victory on opening weekend. And the victory was punctuated by an 80th-minute […]

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August 23, 2012

Taliban Happy Pakistan Reopened NATO Supply Line

As the United States trumpeted its success in persuading Pakistan to end its seven-month blockade of supplies for NATO troops in Afghanistan, another group privately cheered its good fortune: the Taliban.

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August 2, 2012

McCain Defends Huma Abedin

WASHINGTON — Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) vigorously defended top State Department official Huma Abedin against allegations by Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) and other conservatives that this Muslim-American woman is part of a Muslim Brotherhood conspiracy to infiltrate the U.S. government.

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July 19, 2012

A Strong Congressional Candidate

Canton Trustee, Dr. Syed Taj, vies for Michigan’s 11th congressional district.

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June 21, 2012

Ultra-Orthodox Jews to Hold Big Meeting on Internet Risks

Orthodox Jews protest against internet at Mets field

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May 24, 2012

Jemima Khan: Galloway Became Muslim in a Secret Ceremony

George Galloway Calls in lawyer over Jemima Khan’s claim that he converted to Islam in a secret ceremony more than a decade ago

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May 3, 2012

Poll: American Jews Favor Muslims & Mormons Over Evangelical Christians

A new poll indicating that American Jews may have distrust and suspicion for evangelicals is raising eyebrows.

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April 19, 2012

Baby’s Birth Leaves Parents with $1 Million Dollar Invoice

Melbourne: A couple ended up with a hospital bill of up to 1 million dollars, after they had a daughter while they were holidaying in Canada.

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March 22, 2012

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