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July 1, 2013

Amir Khan Gets Married

By Parvez Fatteh, Founder of http://sportingummah.com, sports@muslimobserver.com Pakistani-British boxing star Amir Khan needed to go all out with his wedding if he was to outdo even the engagement party. Following his engagement to Faryal Makhdoom in January 2012, they held a gala engagement party for 1,000 people at Reebok Stadium in Khan’s home town of […]

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July 1, 2013

Hashim Amla Nominated For Four Awards

By Parvez Fatteh, Founder of http://sportingummah.com, sports@muslimobserver.com South African cricketer Hashim Amla has been nominated in four categories of the Cricket South Africa (CSA) professional awards, including the prestigious Cricketer of the Year, to be announced on July 3rd. Amla has also been nominated for the Test Cricketer of the Year award, the One-Day International […]

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July 1, 2013

Istanbul Rated Highly By IOC

By Parvez Fatteh, Founder of http://sportingummah.com, sports@muslimobserver.com The International Olympic Committee has published its technical assessments of the cities that are seeking to host the 2020 Summer Olympics, and Istanbul, Turkey has rated farely well. The three competing cities are Tokyo, Japan, Istanbul, and Madrid, Spain. Tokyo received the highest marks, followed closely by Istanbul, […]

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July 1, 2013

ICD Family BBQ Night; Guest Speaker from Oregon

By Noor H. Salem With the new director in place, the Islamic Center of Detroit has been hosting family events on a weekly basis. On Friday, dozens of families joined together in the front parking lot at 6pm and enjoyed the evening with friends. The smell of grilled food filled the air.  There were free […]

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June 30, 2013

Advice Column: Losing Weight

By Noor H. Salem, tmoquestions@gmail.com blackbeanbrownies.wordpress.com Question: While trying to lose weight and cut fried food, I decided to start frying in olive oil or sometimes vegetable shortening instead. Is there any health concern or is it healthier?  Answer: Good choice on trying to cut fried food from your diet, it’s a positive step towards […]

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June 30, 2013

CMU Prisoner Shifa Sadequee’s Sister Speaks to TMO

The case of Shifa Sadequee

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June 27, 2013

Rebels Hang On Near Damascus, Hope For Deal On Arms From Jordan

“Our own men here betrayed the cause,” he said. “Now our only help is our brothers from outside.”

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June 27, 2013

Analysis – Al Qaeda’s Syria Rift May Lead To Open Conflict Among Jihadis

A rift between Syrian jihadis and their fellow fighters from al Qaeda’s Iraqi wing may lead to internecine war among some of the most effective rebel groups in combating President Bashar al-Assad.

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June 27, 2013

Syrian Traders Find Ways To Survive War

In the bustling Baramka district in the heart of Damascus, sounds of iron hammering by mechanics busily repairing cars can be heard next to the large excavated site of an uncompleted $400 million twin skyscraper project.

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June 27, 2013

Palestinians Welcome Idol

Gaza Palestinians Give Hero’s Welcome To Their ‘Arab Idol’

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June 27, 2013

Sectarian Killing Rattles Fearful Egypt

CAIRO (Reuters) – Egypt’s president, accused of fuelling sectarian hatred, promised swift justice on Monday for a deadly attack on minority Shi’ites as he tried to quell broader factional conflict to avoid a threatened military intervention.

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June 27, 2013

Big Racists vs Little Racists

How Israeli Apartheid is Coming Unstuck

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June 27, 2013