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Help Needed

… to care for elderly Pakistani couple at their home. We are looking for live-in, female help. Must be a mature, Urdu speaker who is willing to relocate to Cincinnati, Ohio. Prior experience in elderly care will be a plus. Proper living arrangements will be provided. please contact Qaisar by email at helpcinti@gmail.com, or call […]

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November 1, 2012

Burning Rubber, Baghdad Bikers Race

Giving themselves names like “Wheelies to the Death”, groups of Iraqi bikers gather on Fridays in Jedriya district to taste the thrill of speed, test authorities and forget the worries of living in a city still struggling with bombings and blackouts.

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November 1, 2012

Why Do I Want to Be a Journalist?

Growing up, I knew there were two things I wanted to do in my life: play sports or write about it.

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November 1, 2012

Aminu Named a Starter for Hornets Opener

New Orleans Hornets forward Al Farouq Aminu was named the starter at small forward for the National Basketball Association (NBA) team’s season opening game.

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November 1, 2012

Afghanistan’s First Pro Boxing Event

World Boxing Union (WBU) Champion Hamidullah Rahimi is scheduled go into the ring to compete with his opponent in Afghanistan’s first ever professional boxing event ever in his war-torn country.

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November 1, 2012

India To Host Pakistani Cricketers

By Parvez Fatteh, Founder of http://sportingummah.com, sports@muslimobserver.com India has invited Pakistan to play three one-day cricket matches and two Twenty20 matches in December of 2012 and January 2013. This would mark the first head-to-head matches between the arch-rivals in five years. “We have discussed all security aspects (and) the tour is on,” Indian Board of […]

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November 1, 2012

Record Early Voting Throughout Texas

Voters turn out for presidential race, state and local ballots and local bond issues.

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November 1, 2012

US Economy: Recovering Well

the IMF projects that the United States will be the strongest of the world’s rich economies…

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November 1, 2012

The Voting Dilemma

Michigan, USA–As the elections near and people’s arguments escalate into chaotic rambles and justifications for each candidate, we forget those who were affected in the past 11 years in Afghanistan.

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November 1, 2012

Mahmoud Abdul Rauf

One of the shortest men to ever play professional basketball, Mahmoud Abdul Rauf, was standing tall with his Denver Nuggets jersey at only 6’1.

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November 1, 2012

Why Are Muslims So Boring?

By Ziauddin Sardar For the last 25 years, my wife has been doing semi-voluntary work at a special school near where we live. It is a small school for pupils with physical disability or delicate health needs who need a structured and particularly supportive learning environment. Every year, the school holds a special assembly to […]

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November 1, 2012

Go Out and Vote Obama

The November 6 2012 election

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November 1, 2012

Chicago’s “Desi Corridor”

By Almas Akhtar, TMO Chicago is a beautiful city with tall buildings and designer stores along the Michigan Avenue. Its Lake Shore Drive is enjoyable.  Chicago also hosts a very large Indian, Pakistani and Bengali immigrant population. A trip to Chicago is incomplete without a visit to Devon Street, located on the west of O […]

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November 1, 2012

Statement by the President on Hajj and Eid al-Adha

Michelle and I extend our best wishes for a joyful Eid al-Adha to Muslims in the United States and around the world.  We also congratulate the millions of peaceful pilgrims who are performing the Hajj, including thousands of American Muslims. Throughout the year, Muslims join members of many faiths in serving  those suffering from hunger, […]

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November 1, 2012

Refugees Accuse Burmese Government of Ignoring Ethnic Cleansing: ‘If We Stayed, We Would Have Been Killed’

By Pete Pattisson A boy cries as his mother bathes him at a refugee camp for Muslims displaced by violence earlier this year outside Sittwe October 30, 2012. The United Nations said 22,587 people had now been displaced after unrest between Muslim Rohingyas and Buddhist Rakhines claimed at least 84 lives in Rakhine State and […]

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November 1, 2012

Massachusetts Candidates Differ Only Slightly on MidEast

By Karin Friedemann, TMO While President Barack Obama and former Governor Mitt Romney have dominated presidential election coverage, the Massachusetts Senate race may be the second-most important race in the country. The Senate elections are crucial for President Obama. A return of a Democratic majority may unite the divided government he has had to work […]

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November 1, 2012

How Syria’s Rebel Fighters Were Sold Exploding Rifles – by a Mystery Briton Named ‘Emile’

Opponents of Bashar al-Assad suspect they have been duped by a double agent posing as an arms dealer

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November 1, 2012

First Pakistani in Space Will be a Woman

ISLAMABAD: Once you’ve been to both poles, skydived over Mount Everest and set up your country’s first consulate in Monaco, the question is: what next?

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November 1, 2012

Saudis Take a Bulldozer to Islam’s History

Authorities are building a mosque so big it will hold 1.6m people – but are demolishing irreplaceable monuments to do it

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November 1, 2012

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