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Hafiz Shahier Rahman Wins Award

Shahier Rahman, a hafiz Qur’an, and a member of Jama Masjid, Orlando, won the “Outstanding Attorney Award” at the 29th American Mock Trial Association National Championship Tournament, held in Washington, D.C. this past weekend.

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April 29, 2013

Muslim Family Services Employment Opportunity

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April 25, 2013

After Boston: Don’t Get Fooled Again by the ‘War on Terror’ Hawks

Yes, of course terrorism is real. But that doesn’t mean the hawkish approach to counterterrorism hasn’t been discredited. By Conor Friedersdorf The self-assurance of War on Terror hawks is one of the most peculiar phenomena in our politics. You’d think that the failure to foresee or stop the biggest terrorist attack ever carried out on […]

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April 25, 2013

Hopkins to Defend Title this Summer

By Parvez Fatteh, Founder of http://sportingummah.com, sports@muslimobserver.com 48-year-old light heavyweight boxing champion Bernard Hopkins will face mandatory challenger Karo Murat (25-1-1, 15 KOs)  of Germany this summer, Golden Boy Promotions chief executive Richard Schaefer told ESPN.com on Wednesday. “History is marching on,” Schaefer said. “Bernard is up for the challenge. Karo Murat is 29, young […]

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April 25, 2013

Pakistani Cricketers Lose Appeal

By Parvez Fatteh, Founder of http://sportingummah.com, sports@muslimobserver.com Wayward Pakistani cricketers Salman Butt and Mohammad Asif have lost their appeals at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS), thus resulting in their bans from cricket being upheld.  Ex-Pakistan captain Butt, bowler Asif and team-mate Mohammad Amir were found guilty of “spot-fixing” (deliberate bowled no-balls for betting […]

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April 25, 2013

Crane

A crane is a tower or derrick equipped with cables and pulleys that can be used both to lift and lower materials and to shift them horizontally. Cranes are commonly employed in the construction industry and in manufacturing heavy equipment. Construction cranes are usually temporary structures, either fixed to the ground or mounted on a […]

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April 25, 2013

Qureshi Soars Further in Tennis Rankings

Pakistani tennis star Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi continues to climb up the Association of Tennis Professions (ATP) world tennis rankings.

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April 25, 2013

Syrian Army Seizes Strategic Town

Syrian forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad seized a strategic town east of Damascus on Wednesday…

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April 25, 2013

Community News V15-I18

Top achievers and goings-on in the Muslim community

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April 25, 2013

Divorce in the Muslim Community

Saturday saw a frank and interesting discussion of divorce in the Muslim community with several speakers…

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April 25, 2013

Saudi Royal Decree May Ease $67 Bln Housing Logjam

A royal decree in Saudi Arabia has shaken up the way in which the government allocates vast tracts of land…

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April 25, 2013

Thoughts on the Boston Bombings

Near Healdsburg California–April 23rd–This has been a difficult week for the United States – especially American Muslims — for it brings back September 9th, 2001.

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April 25, 2013

Ellison: “Let’s Not Cast A Wide Net And Just Go After A Whole Religious Group”

I think the first thing to do is to ask questions and to operate on the basis of behavior.

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April 25, 2013

Girls’ School In Afghanistan Funded By Angelina Jolie

By Almas Akhtar, TMO Angelina Jolie is not only a prominent Hollywood movie star, she has dedicated a lot of her time and financial resources to create awareness about problems like genocide, mother/child health care, and illiteracy. Her latest humanitarian project is a school for girls she opened in Afghanistan and plans to fund with […]

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April 25, 2013

Buddhist Monk Uses Racism and Rumours to Spread Hatred in Burma

His name is Wirathu, he calls himself the “Burmese Bin Laden” and he is a Buddhist monk who is stoking religious hatred across Burma.

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April 25, 2013

Musharraf: Destination Unknown

Thoughts on the current difficulties faced by President Musharraf.

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April 25, 2013

Jokhar Tsanaev and the Boston Marathon

a psychological portrait of the collective Chechen identity as defined by generations of anger, despair, trauma and an abiding obsession with honor and revenge…

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April 25, 2013

Muslims Who Saved Jews from the Holocaust

A new exhibition aims to celebrate the role Muslims played in saving Jewish lives during the Holocaust.

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April 25, 2013

What Really Happened at the Boston Marathon?

On Monday, April 15th, the news-starting coming in of bombs that went off at a beloved tradition for Bostonians for over a century

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April 25, 2013

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