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Bradley Manning Testifies on Prison Conditions

As court martial approaches, support for Bradley Manning grows

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December 10, 2012

Clinton: “Desperate” Assad Might Use Chemical Weapons

Washington fears a “desperate” Syrian President Bashar al-Assad could use chemical weapons as rebels bear down on Damascus, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said …

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December 6, 2012

Nobel Peace Laureates: Boycott Israel for Gaza Assault

Letter with 52 signatories including artists and activists also denounces US and EU ‘complicity’ through weapons sales

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December 6, 2012

Egyptair to Let Hostesses Wear Hijab

EgyptAir is allowing its stewardesses to wear Islamic headscarves if they wish on flights to Arab states… ending a restriction imposed in Hosni Mubarak’s era.

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December 6, 2012

Leila Ahmed wins prestigious religious studies award

LEILA AHMED, Thomas professor of divinity at Harvard University , who studies gender and religion and contemporary Islam, has been awarded the 2013 Grawemeyer Award in Religion

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December 6, 2012

Iran Says Extracts Data from US Spy Drone

Iran has obtained data from a U.S. intelligence drone that shows it was spying on the country’s military sites and oil terminals, Iranian media reported its armed forces as saying on Wednesday.

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December 6, 2012

Rivals Clash in Egypt Crisis

Islamists battled with protesters outside Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi’s palace on Thursday…

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December 6, 2012

Cell Division

cell division explained…

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December 6, 2012

Sanu Out for the Year

Cincinnati Bengals rookie wide receiver Mohamed Sanu was placed on the injured reserve list this week after suffering a foot stress fracture in practice

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December 6, 2012

Asif World Snooker Champ

Muhammad Asif became Pakistan’s first world snooker champion since 1994 after defeating England’s Gary Wilson in Bulgaria this week.

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December 6, 2012

Syrian Army Weakening as Rebels Make Gains

After nearly two years of fighting, Syria’s vaunted war machine is showing serious cracks as emboldened rebels snap up more bases and airfields and force army units to retrench behind defensive lines in major cities

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December 6, 2012

Community News (V14-I50)

Bill to increase halal/kosher food for emergency assistance / NC cemetery serves community / Muslims & Jews peace at U Delaware / St Louis Muslims & Jews observe service day

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December 6, 2012

Become an Aalim in Three Years Studying in USA

After the Jumah prayers, Resident Aalim Mufti Qamarul Hassan announced that the AL-Noor Society of Greater Houston is establishing the AL-Noor Institute of Islamic Sciences, where through an extensive curriculum, students will able to graduate in three years to become authentic Aalim (Scholars of Islam). He added that a few years ago, the new building […]

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December 6, 2012

Asylum Explained

By Adil James, TMO November 30–Bloomfield Hills–Attorney Sayyed Mustafa spoke Friday night about the process of applying for asylum in the United States. Mr. Mustafa has extensive experience which showed in his comfort with the subject matter of the night. About 40 people were present, as Mr. Mustafa explained, in broad strokes, that an asylum […]

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December 6, 2012

Let Our Children Go

CPS takes children from local family

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December 6, 2012

Children from War Torn Gaza Come to Los Angeles

By Susan Schwartz, TMO When war breaks out or when there is prolonged siege or occupation, it is the children who are hardest hit. In a world full of sorrows, humanitarians will focus primarily on the littlest  victims, their plight made wore by their innocence.   Readers of The Muslim Observer will be familiar with the […]

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December 6, 2012