Volume 15

India-origin British Doctor Dies in Syrian Custody

A 32-year-old Indian-origin British surgeon, imprisoned in Syria for over a year after volunteering to help the victims of violence in the war-torn country, has died in detention, his family said Tuesday.

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December 19, 2013

Kerry Says Israeli-Palestinian Deal Possible By End-April

Shrugging off gloomy predictions of failure, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Friday that Israelis and Palestinians remained committed to peace talks and were on course to wrap up a full deal by April.

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December 19, 2013

Karamat Ali Receives Peace & Justice Award

Executive director of PILER recognized for his efforts

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December 19, 2013

Economic Instability in Pakistan

Pakistan is experiencing the worst economic crisis and the continuing downturn has worsened in recent years.

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December 19, 2013

UN Launches Syria Appeal

UN warns that nearly three-quarters of country’s population will need humanitarian support in 2014 By Martin Chulov in Beirut A general view showing damages after what activists said was an airstrike with explosive barrels from forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad in Al-Shaar area in Aleppo December 17, 2013. REUTERS/Molhem Barakat The UN has launched […]

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December 19, 2013

Invertebrates

Invertebrates are animal species that do not possess or develop a vertebral column,

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December 12, 2013

Documenting Israel’s Crimes

An obsessive’s documenting of Israeli war crimes in Lebanon can show us how the West lost respect for international law

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December 12, 2013

“Michigan’s 1st Muslim Developed and Operated Women’s Transitional Home”

On Saturday November 2nd, 2013, Muslim Family Services, a Division of ICNA Relief USA Programs, in Detroit, MI opened the doors of its very own women’s transitional home called ‘Sakinah House’. Sakinah House is Michigan’s 1st Muslim developed and operated women’s transitional home. The facility was leased to Muslim Family Services by a local businessman […]

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December 12, 2013

Mammoth Attendance at the ICNA-MAS South Central Region Convention

ICNA-MAS South Central Region Convention

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December 12, 2013

Ghazali, Islamophobia and the Myth of Islamic Decline

One of the commonly accepted theories of Islamic history states that after an early period of rise Islamic civilization subsequently went into a long period of decline.

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December 12, 2013

1,800 Attend ILMFest Detroit; First Sold-Out World Wide

Saturday December 7th definitely marked history for the Al-Maghrib Institute.

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December 12, 2013

Advice Column: Is the Food Pyramid Right for Everyone?

By Noor H. Salem, TMO blackbeanbrownies.wordpress.com Question: What are your views regarding eating by following the food pyramid precisely? Answer: Back in 2010, the new MyPyramid became MyPlate. In the past it was emphasized for Americans to get 6-11 servings of grains, 3-5 servings of vegetables, 2-4 servings of fruit, 2-3 servings of dairy, 2-3 […]

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December 12, 2013

Saudi Call For Gulf Arab Union Faces Hurdles At Summit

Saudi Arabia’s dream of binding the Gulf Arab states into a union will get a skeptical hearing at a summit this week, with differences over Iran, Egypt and Syria demonstrating that the Gulf’s absolute monarchs do not all speak with one voice…

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December 12, 2013

Modi Will Not Be the Next Prime Minister of India

The latest assembly elections in five Indian states do not offer good sign for Narendar Modi of the Bhartiya Janata Party, the Prime Ministerial aspirant of India even though his party has been given the mandate to run

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December 12, 2013

Ghazali, Islamophobia and the Myth of Islamic Decline

One of the commonly accepted theories of Islamic history states that after an early period of rise Islamic civilization subsequently went into a long period of decline.

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December 12, 2013

Nixing Mandela Funeral as too Costly, Bibi Shows World What He’s Truly Made of

In his eleventh-hour decision against attending the funeral of Nelson Mandela, Benjamin Netanyahu proved that he is not the smug, petty, vindictive, waffling, in-your-face insulting man he seems. He’s something worse.

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December 12, 2013

Innocent Question or Microaggression?

By Karin Friedemann, TMO Heben Nigatu wrote an article on Buzzfeed this week entitled “21 Microaggressions You Hear On a Daily Basis,” based on a photo series taken by photographer Kiyun, who asked minority students at Fordham University’s Lincoln Center campus to “write down an instance of racial microaggression they have faced.” She uses the […]

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December 12, 2013

New Book Sheds Light on Prophet’s (s) Interfaith Views

By Craig Considine No other leader in world history has been more scrutinized and ridiculed than Prophet Muhammad (s). Since the founding of Islam in 610 AD, Christians and Jews have attacked the Prophet of Allah (s) with many slurs. However, according to a new book The Covenants of the Prophet Muhammad (s) with the […]

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December 12, 2013

Thailand to Help Rohingya Investigation: PM

Thailand will help the United Nations and the United States with any investigation into the findings of a Reuters report that Thai immigration officials moved Myanmar refugees into human-trafficking rings, the prime minister said…

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December 12, 2013

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