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BDS Panel at Brooklyn College Draws Crowd

By Karin Friedemann, TMO Judith Butler began her February 7 talk at Brooklyn College in support of Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) against Israel by saying, “Usually one starts by saying that one is glad to be here, but I cannot say that it has been a pleasure anticipating this event. What a Megillah! I […]

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February 18, 2013

Antibiotics

Antibiotics explained, for kids

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February 14, 2013

Study Documents American Muslim Entrepreneurship

A study released last year by the Strategic Research Circle reveals some great insights into American Muslim entrepreneurship for the first time

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February 14, 2013

Gastrointestinal Bleeding: A Cause for Concern

Gastrointestinal bleeding (GIB) can be a matter of great anguish to patients.

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February 14, 2013

Mushtaq to Coach in India

Former Pakistan leg-spinner bowler, and current English national team bowling instructor, Mushtaq Ahmed has signed a deal with Indian Premier League cricket team Delhi Daredevils

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February 14, 2013

Qataris Bring Beckham to Paris

The Qatari ownership group of Parisian soccer giants Paris St.-Germain acquired international soccer superstar DavidBeckham for the rest of the Ligue 1 season

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February 14, 2013

It Has Happened Here in America: The Police State is Real

The Bush regime’s response to 9/11 and the Obama regime’s validation of this response have destroyed accountable democratic government in the United States.

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February 14, 2013

Can We Teach a Dual Narrative?

The report of a new study of Israeli and Palestinian textbooks commissioned by the Council of Religious Institutions of the Holy Land is causing quite a stir, especially in Israel

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February 14, 2013

My Name is Khan and…

Khan in one of his articles in The New York Times-Outlook Turning Points ((January 2013) suggested that India has a bias against Muslims

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February 14, 2013

Air Base Falls As Assad’s Forces Come Under Pressure

Syrian opposition fighters captured a military airport near the northern city of Aleppo on Tuesday in another military setback for President Bashar al-Assad’s forces which have come under intensifying attack across the country.

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February 14, 2013

Syrian Rebels Prepare For Push On Eastern Oil City

Syrian rebels are launching a major operation to take control of the strategic eastern city of Deir al-Zor

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February 14, 2013

So Far, Saudis Shrug at Revelation of Secret U.S. Drone Base

So far, Saudi citizens do not appear to be reacting very strongly to news that the U.S. government operates a secret drone base within their country

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February 14, 2013

Conspiracy Theory? Efficacy of Islamabad Long March

Gone are the days in Pakistan when after keeping a track of series of events and developments, and connecting the dots, one could really predict the next course …

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February 14, 2013

Community News (V15-I8)

Community News volume 15 issue 8 posted February 14, 2013.

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February 14, 2013

Asif Iqbal Receives Innovation Award

The MIT Geospatial Data Center (GDC)’s Asif Iqbal won the 2012 Dr. Mikio Shoji Award for Innovation in Information Technology. The award was presented before members of the SDM community in a recently held award ceremony. Iqbal was praised specifically for his work on cyber security challenges in the semiconductor industry. Asif was also recognized […]

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February 14, 2013

Aftermath of 2013 OIC Summit in Cairo, Egypt

In an opinion ayman30 titled as “OIC Summit in Cairo exposes deep and widening divisions in the Muslim countries” was in effect a contravention of the summit’s theme, “The Islamic world: Fresh Challenges and Growing Opportunities.”

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February 14, 2013

Revival of the Religion

By Adil James, TMO The Muslim Center of Detroit hosted a meeting this past Sunday to celebrate the teachings and accomplishments of WD Mohammad and to build on his legacy and upon his bulwark as one of the pioneering members of the converted Muslim community in the USA. Speaking were several prominent members of the […]

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February 14, 2013

Free Speech or Hate?

By Dr. AS Nakadar This cartoon that appeared in Sunday Times over a week ago caused an uproar forcing Sunday Times to withdraw the cartoon and issuing an unreserved apology for its publication. Its editor Martin Ivens and the owner Rupert Murdoch himself apologized. In its print apology they said: “We crossed the line and […]

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February 14, 2013