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‘Million Muslim March’ Scheduled for Sept. 11 Reorients to Seek 9/11 ‘Truth’

By Steven Nelson   Thousands of people gathered on the National Mall for the ‘Million Man March’ in Washington D.C., Oct. 16, 1995. A march called for by a Muslim advocacy group aims to repeat its success on Sept. 11, 2013. The American Muslim Political Action Committee is hosting what it hopes will be a […]

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August 13, 2013

Kerry Says U.S. Plans To Stop Drone Strikes In Pakistan

Secretary of State John Kerry speaks with Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif at the Prime Minister’s House in Islamabad on Thursday.

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August 13, 2013

Statement by President on the Occasion of Eid al-Fitr

Michelle and I send our warmest greetings to Muslims celebrating Eid al-Fitr here in the United States and around the world.  During the past month, Muslims have honored their faith through prayer and service, fasting and time spent with loved ones.  At this year’s White House Iftar, I was proud to spend time with some […]

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August 13, 2013

Dr. Bashir Chowdhry Honored: Appointed to NV State Board of Medical Examiners

Dr. Chowdhry

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August 13, 2013

Democracy Hypocrisy: The West’s failure to condemn the shooting of unarmed Islamists in Cairo was craven and shortsighted

REMEMBER the opprobrium heaped on Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Turkey’s prime minister, in June for using tear gas and water-cannon against his people?

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August 13, 2013

Syria Rebels Seize Arms Dump Near Damascus

Syrian rebels have captured an arms and ammunition dump in Qalamun, near Damascus, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.

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August 13, 2013

Mehanna Appeal Hearing Draws Large Crowd

By Karin Friedemann, TMO The courtroom was packed and the spillover room was filled, with over fifty supporters observing Dr. Tarek Mehanna’s appeal hearing in Federal court in Boston on July 30, 2013, where Attorney Sabin Willett asked a panel of three judges to throw out Mehanna’s conviction that resulted in a sentence of 17 […]

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August 13, 2013

U.S. Extends Embassy Closings, Lawmakers Say Threat Serious

By Tabassum Zakaria WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States extended embassy closures by a week in the Middle East and Africa as a precaution on Sunday after an al Qaeda threat that U.S. lawmakers said was the most serious in years. The State Department said 19 U.S. embassies and consulates would be closed through Saturday […]

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August 13, 2013

Egypt At ‘Dangerous Stalemate’ In Crisis

By Shadia Nasralla and Angus MacSwan CAIRO (Reuters) – Egypt’s political crisis entered a tense phase on Wednesday after international mediation efforts collapsed and the army-installed government repeated its threat to take action against supporters of deposed President Mohamed Mursi. Both sides called their supporters on to the streets on Thursday, while Mursi supporters in […]

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August 13, 2013

Detroit Tells Judge It Wants To File Restructuring Plan By Year-End

By Nick Carey and Joseph Lichterman DETROIT (Reuters) – Detroit aims to file a restructuring plan by the end of 2013, earlier than a date previously proposed by a federal bankruptcy judge, but the judge’s appointment of a creditors’ committee made up of retired workers – over objections from city unions and pension funds at […]

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August 12, 2013

Gift Taxes for Muslims

By Adil James, TMO Gift taxes for most people are irrelevant.  Any gift of $14,000 or less to an individual is not even reportable.  Cumulatively, your lifetime gifts over the annual exclusion amount, added to your estate value, are potentially taxable only IF they add up to more than $5,250,000.  Therefore, if you are a […]

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August 12, 2013

New Pakistani Super Hero: Burqa Avenger

“ Burqa Avenger” is a mild-mannered teacher with secret martial arts skills who uses a flowing black burqa to hide her identity as she fights local thugs seeking to shut down the girls’ school where she works.

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August 12, 2013

Cisse Consulted Scholars Before Donning Jersey

By Parvez Fatteh, Founder of http://sportingummah.com, sports@muslimobserver.com Newcastle’s Senegalese Muslim striker Papiss Cisse is now reporting that he consulted with Islamic scholars before accepting his team’s controversial new soccer jersey. The new sponsor of the team is payday loan company Wonga, which has been know to charge exorbitant interest rates. Cisse had been threatening to […]

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August 12, 2013

Pakistani Prodigy Tops In Asia

By Parvez Fatteh, Founder of http://sportingummah.com, sports@muslimobserver.com Pakistan tennis prodigy Syed Nofil Kaleem continues to rule the roost in the under-14 category of the Asian Tennis Federation (ATF). The latest rankings showed that the Islamabad native remains comfortably atop the continental rankings in his age group, making him the first Pakistani tennis player to become […]

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August 12, 2013

Sharing Ramadan in Florida!

Thank you for helping us successfully complete another year of Sharing Ramadan events across the state! By Rummi Khan, South Florida Director rkhan@emerge-usa.org As we venture through the final days of Ramadan, we hope that everyone has had the opportunity to share and avail this special time of year. We are thankful to each and […]

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August 12, 2013

Cough

A cough is a common reflex action that aims to clear the throat of mucus or foreign irritants. Coughing to clear the throat is typically an infrequent action, although there are a number of other conditions that can cause more frequent bouts of coughing. In general, a cough that lasts for less than three weeks […]

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August 12, 2013