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Malfunction Likely Put U.S. Drone in Iranian Hands

By Andrea Shalal-Esa and David Alexander WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The unmanned U.S. drone Iran said on Sunday it had captured was programmed to automatically return to base even if its data link was lost, one key reason that U.S. officials say the drone likely malfunctioned and was not downed by Iranian electronic warfare. U.S. officials […]

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December 8, 2011

Cardiologist

A cardiologist is a medical doctor who specializes in the diagnosis and non-surgical treatment of problems related to the cardiovascular system—the heart and blood vessels. Cardiologychannel.com reports that cardiology is a sub-specialty of internal medicine.Cardiologists receive an extended education that includes medical school, a three-year residency in general internal medicine and an additional three years […]

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December 8, 2011

Al Qaid Sets Records at Wheelchair Games

United Arab Emirates world champion Mohammad Al Qaid set two new world records and another Asian record on his way to three gold medals on the fourth day of the International Wheelchair and Amputee Sports Federation Games yesterday.

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December 8, 2011

Irfan Pathan Recalled to Indian Cricket Team

Irfan Pathan, who was once hailed as India’s solution for its all-rounder woes, has been thrown a lifeline with a recall into the Indian team for the last two One Day Internationals (ODI) against West Indies

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December 8, 2011

Biggest Allies of Pakistan Are the Pakistani-Americans: Congresswoman Lee

Support for Pakistan earthquake survivors

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December 8, 2011

Community News (V13-I50)

Shahid Khan buys Jaguars / Lafayette Islamic Centre community kitchen / Calumet IN prayer room nixed / Tulsa OK police captain anti-Muslim lawsuit nixed

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December 8, 2011

Muslim Spelling Bee

Tausif Malik, a Chicago entrepreneur from India, perceived a need for a platform of competition in which children could engage from around the world, and chose spelling.

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December 8, 2011

What Europe and America Have in Common

What Europe and America Have in Common

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December 8, 2011

American Enterprise Institute Admits The Problem With Iran Is Not That It Would Use Nukes

Suddenly the struggle to stop Iran is not about saving Israel from nuclear annihilation.

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December 8, 2011

Boston Police Confiscate Sink From Protest Camp

After a four day court battle, Suffolk Superior Court Judge Frances McIntyre ruled to extend a restraining order blocking the City of Boston from clearing out the tent city at Dewey Square.

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December 8, 2011

A Little Birdie Told Me

It took only 110 characters for Egyptian activist Wael Ghonim to unite his fellow Egytpians under the same rallying cry this past January when he tweeted, “I said one year ago that the Internet will change the political scene in Egypt and some friends made fun of me.”

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December 8, 2011

Zardari Suffers Heart Attack, May Quit

Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari, who abruptly left the Pakistan capital for Dubai, has suffered a minor heart attack and some in the US government believe he may even resign on account of ‘ill-health’, a media report said.

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December 8, 2011

Travels from Bangladesh

Travel in Bangladesh

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December 8, 2011

More on the ILM Foundation – Expansion and Service

By Susan Schwartz, TMO The ILM Foundation will be familiar to readers of The Muslim Observer. ILM is the Arabic word for “knowledge” and also stands for the virtues of intellect, love, and mercy. Many sub groups have been seeded by ILM including the Coalition to Preserve Human Dignity (CPHD), Go for the Game, Islam: […]

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December 8, 2011

Veena Malik and the Realities of Pakistani Womanhood

… the model and actress now known as Veena Malik has sent shock waves roaring through her homeland.

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December 8, 2011

The Women of Karbala

By Asghar Ali, Engineer Women of the Ahlul Bait at the feet of Zul-Janah (the horse of Sayyidinal Hussain (kw)) who returns after the martyrdom of its rider. TRADITIONAL Muslim set-ups place many restrictions on women. They cannot even venture out of their homes; most are required to restrict themselves to performing household chores only. […]

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December 8, 2011

The Candidates on Islam

Wilfredo Amr Ruiz, Muslim Chaplain, Attorney and Political Analyst Republican presidential candidates (L-R) Texas Governor Rick Perry, former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney, businessman Herman Cain, former U.S. House Speaker Newt Gingrich (R-GA), U.S. Representative Michele Bachmann (R-MN), stand at attention during the singing of the national anthem during the CNN GOP National Security debate in […]

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December 8, 2011