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Delhi Far From Ahmedabad

With its myriad competing identities, India deserves a leader who can carry everyone along, not a divisive figure like Modi

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March 21, 2013

Why Pulmonary Embolism Is So Important?

By Dr. Anis Ansari Some people call it the “Silent Killer”, and others may call it “sudden death”.  Whatever the name, Pulmonary Embolism (PE) is a feared cause of death. According to Wikipedia, 15 percent of all cases of sudden death are attributable to PE. The diagnosis requires a very high index of suspicion.  The […]

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March 21, 2013

Insight: Egypt’s Revolution Fails To Bring Police Reform

By Alexander Dziadosz CAIRO (Reuters) – One day at dawn last summer, police stormed into the central Cairo slum of Ramlet Bulaq, broke open the doors of its mud-brick houses, beat women and children, stole money and phones and arrested many working age men. “They didn’t leave anything,” said Karima Ahmed, a mother of six […]

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March 21, 2013

Muhammad Highlights South Region

By Parvez Fatteh, Founder of http://sportingummah.com, sports@muslimobserver.com UCLA freshman Shabazz Muhammad highlights the Muslim contingent of the South Region of the 2013 NCAA men’s basketball tournament. After initially being declared ineligible for the first couple of games of the season during an eligibility investigation, the star forward has delivered on the promise that he showed […]

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March 21, 2013

Sulaimon And Deng Highlight Midwest Bracket

By Parvez Fatteh, Founder of http://sportingummah.com, sports@muslimobserver.com A big man and a guard highlight the Muslim contingent of the Midwest Regional of the 2013 NCAA Men’s basketball tournament this week. That big man is Louisville University center Gorgui Dieng, the number one seeded Cardinals’ 6’11” center from Senegal. And in the only Muslim-against-Muslim matchup in […]

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March 21, 2013

Zanna: West’s Lone Muslim

By Parvez Fatteh, Founder of http://sportingummah.com, sports@muslimobserver.com Talib Zanna, a power forward for the University of Pittsburgh, is the only Muslim player in the West Regional of the 2013 NCAA men’s basketball tournament. A native of Nigeria, Zanna moved to the United States in 2006.  A social sciences major at Pitt, Zanna is fluent in […]

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March 21, 2013

East Region Loaded with Muslim Talent

By Parvez Fatteh, Founder of http://sportingummah.com, sports@muslimobserver.com There are a number of teams in the East Region of this year’s NCAA men’s basketball tournament that are sporting Muslim basketball players. The only head-to-head matchup of Muslim talent in this region involves Syracuse University and Montana University. Traditional power Syracuse boasts Baye Keita, a 6’10” junior […]

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March 21, 2013

Financial Pressures Lead Colleges, Universities Toward Outsourcing

Although not without controversy, money saved can be directed to other needs With college costs escalating, student populations increasing and state and federal funding on the decline, financial pressures are being felt at higher education campuses throughout the state. These financial pressures are leading to consideration by many of outsourcing of some services that campus […]

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March 21, 2013

Community News (V15-I13)

Moina Shaiq Receives “Love Hero” Award FREMONT,CA–Human Rights activist Moina Shaiq received the “Love Hero” award last month from the the Mission Peak Unitarian Universalist Congregation. The award is given in conjunction with the national Standing on the Side of Love campaign, which promotes equality for marginalized communities. Moina Shaiq, a native of Pakistan and […]

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March 21, 2013

Congratulations To Pakistan And Pakistanis All Over The World

By Almas Akhtar, TMO On the 16th of March 2013 National Assembly of Pakistan completed its full five year term for the first time, despite all the inflation, violence, energy crisis, security concerns faced by the people. It seems a tiny step for a 65 year old middle aged country, yet it is a time […]

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March 21, 2013

Islamic Fund Managers In Gulf Opt For Foreign Domiciles

By Bernardo Vizcaino DUBAI, March 7 (Reuters) – Islamic fund managers in the Gulf are increasingly choosing foreign domiciles for their products, favouring their cost- efficiency and reputation for strong regulation as investors seek to avoid any suspicion of money laundering or tax evasion. The last few years have been difficult for the Gulf’s Islamic […]

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March 21, 2013

America’s Lost Decade in Iraq: A Marine Officer Looks Back

By Benjamin Busch A Marine officer who served two tours in Iraq looks back at 10 years of war, death, and destruction and asks what we learned: nothing. “Our nation enters this conflict reluctantly, yet our purpose is sure.” –President George W. Bush, March 19, 2003. Today marks the 10-year anniversary of our second invasion […]

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March 21, 2013

The Last Letter: A Message to George W. Bush and Dick Cheney From a Dying Veteran

To: George W. Bush and Dick Cheney From: Tomas Young I write this letter on the 10th anniversary of the Iraq War on behalf of my fellow Iraq War veterans. I write this letter on behalf of the 4,488 soldiers and Marines who died in Iraq. I write this letter on behalf of the hundreds […]

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March 21, 2013

Why Don’t More Muslims Speak Out Against the Wanton Destruction of Mecca’s Holy Sites?

Mecca and Medina, the two holiest cities in Islam, are being systematically bulldozed to make way for gleaming sky scrapers

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March 21, 2013

Bombs Kill Nearly 60 On Iraq Anniversary

By Patrick Markey and Kareem Raheem BAGHDAD (Reuters) – More than a dozen car bombs and suicide blasts tore through Shi’ite Muslim districts in the Iraqi capital Baghdad and other areas on Tuesday, killing nearly 60 people on the 10th anniversary of the U.S.-led invasion that ousted Saddam Hussein. Sunni insurgents linked to al Qaeda […]

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March 21, 2013

Muslims Condemn Brutal Attacks on Hindus and Hindu Temples in Bangladesh

We condemn these disgusting acts of Muslims among us, who are hell bent on hurting fellow Bangladeshis, because they are Hindus.

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March 21, 2013

Patience Is Struggle

Israel / Palestine

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March 21, 2013

Pork DNA Found in Primary School’s ‘Halal’ Sausages

A London primary school has been feeding Muslim children sausages containing pork DNA.

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March 21, 2013

Was Iraq Worth It?

Ten years ago today, U.S. air, sea and land forces attacked Iraq. And the great goals of Operation Iraqi Freedom?

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March 21, 2013

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