Volume 16

APPNA Mourns Tragic Loss of Pakistani Doctors

APPNA doctors die in plane accident

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October 16, 2014

De Blasio Administration Continues Attacks on Press Over NYPD Spying, Channeling Bloomberg

Muslims prayResponding to a lawsuit alleging unlawful and unconstitutional police surveillance of Muslim communities, lawyers under New York Mayor Bill de Blasio have doubled down on the arguments of his predecessor

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October 16, 2014

Community News 16-43

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October 16, 2014

Common Word Alliance Seminar on “The Story of Abraham”

On Monday, October 13, 2014, the Common Word Alliance (CWA), a clergy interfaith organization held its first seminar in a series, discussing the “Story of Abraham” at the Hamtramck Public Library

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October 16, 2014

Diplomacy and the Modern World

By Mahrukh A. Mughal Mahrukh Mughal is a master’s degree candidate in International Relations. Writes on Political, Social and Diplomatic Issues.  Her opinions are her own. DIPLOMACY & THE MODERN WORLD Diplomacy has been practiced since the inception of Civilization. In the ancient times diplomats were sent only for specific negotiations and their area of […]

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October 16, 2014

Why Guns Are Blazing Again on Indo-Pak Border

India and Pakistan are at it again, fighting phantoms of an unforgiving past.

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October 16, 2014

Is the World Still Afraid of Iran?

Netanyahu’s claims aside, Iran’s evil enemy rap sheet may not be looking so bad these days.

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October 16, 2014

Bill Maher’s Ponderous and Ill-Informed Opinions on the Muslim World

The caveat, “Islam today,” is important. The central problem with Maher’s and Harris’ analysis is that it takes a reality – extremism in Islam – and describes it in ways that suggest it is inherent to Islam.

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October 16, 2014

Community Events and Events Affecting the Community

Stop the Drones Activity By Susan Schwartz, TMO The StopLAPDSpying coalition, familiar to readers of The Muslim Observer, has announced two events which will address the current hot button topic of Los Angeles Police Department drones. The first will be a general coalition meeting to be held at a location yet to be announced on […]

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October 16, 2014

US Supreme Court Denies Mehanna Appeal

Tarek Mehanna’s appeal to the US Supreme Court was rejected on Monday, October 6, 2014.

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October 16, 2014

A Presentation on the Israeli-Palestinian Peace Process

“We must stop being part of the problem.” Justice comes before peace

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October 16, 2014

Glaciers

Glaciers are flowing masses of ice, created by years of snowfall and cold temperatures. Approximately one-tenth of Earth is covered by glaciers, including Antarctica and parts of Greenland, Iceland, Canada, Russia, and Alaska. Mountainous regions on every continent except Australia also contain glaciers. Glaciers have enormous powers to reshape the face of Earth. Even today, […]

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October 16, 2014

Malala Yousafzai and the White Saviour Complex

The truth is that there are hundreds and thousands of other Malalas. They come from Iraq, Afghanistan, Pakistan and other places in the world. Many are victims of the West, but we conveniently forget about those

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October 16, 2014

TV-Smashing Army Chief Keeps Pak PM on Edge

As anti-government protests led by Imran Khan get stronger and Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s authority gets diminished, the powerful Pakistan Army gets even stronger

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October 16, 2014

Illinois Mom Converts to Islam, Makes Hajj

This year, Szremski was one of the hundreds of thousands of Muslims who were drawn to Mecca between October 2 – 7 to complete the fifth pillar of Islam, the Hajj.

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October 16, 2014

Yousef Meri to receive Merrimack College Award

Mermiack College, a Catholic College near Boston will award its third biennial prize for Jewish-Muslim dialogue to Dr. Yousef Waleed Meri

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October 16, 2014

Woman-Designed Mosque

Ilmfeed The Şakirin Mosque is thought to be the first Mosque in Turkey to be designed by women and it’s beautiful. The Mosque which is situated in Istanbul combines a contemporary and modern design whilst paying homage to traditional Ottoman design. The 500 capacity Mosque was designed by interior designer Zeynep Fadıllıoğlu who is famous […]

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October 16, 2014

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October 9, 2014

Saudi Clerics Condemn IS but Preach intolerance

When Saudi Arabia’s Grand Mufti Sheikh Abdulaziz Al al-Sheikh described Islamic State and al Qaeda as “kharijites” last month, he was casting them as the ultimate heretics of Muslim history, a sect that caused the faith’s first and most traumatic schism.

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October 9, 2014

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