Volume 16

Malala, Satyarthi Receive Their Nobel Prizes for Child Campaigns

Malala, Satyarthi Receive Their Nobel Prizes for Child Campaigns

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December 11, 2014

Leave or Let Live? Arabs Move in to Jewish Settlements

Little noticed amid the furor over one of Israel’s most contentious policies, a small but growing number of Arabs are moving into Jewish settlements on occupied land …

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December 11, 2014

Saudi Set for Tighter 2015 Budget After Oil Price Falls

Plunging oil prices could mean the first budget cuts for major exporter Saudi Arabia since 2002 but they are not expected to be large enough to stop growth in the Arab world’s biggest economy…

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December 11, 2014

No More Geopolitical Risks Please: Kemp

“Warning lights are flashing over the global economy” …

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December 11, 2014

Making Your Heart Compassionate

“None of you truly believes until you love for your brother what you love for yourself.”

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December 11, 2014

British Muslims Receive 12+ Years for Syria Travel

Mohammed Ahmed and Yusuf Sarwar, both 22, were arrested at Heathrow Airport in January 2014 as part of a government crackdown on “radicalized jihadists.”

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December 11, 2014

Erdogan’s Ottoman Language Drive Faces Backlash in Turkey

President Tayyip Erdogan stirred fierce criticism on Tuesday with plans to make lessons in Ottoman Turkish mandatory in high schools…

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December 11, 2014

Meatless Like the Prophet Muhammad

What about following the Prophet’s (s) eating habits?

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December 11, 2014

Nobel Prize Winner: Apathy Biggest Bar to Ending Child Slavery

The podcast “Serial” is an addictive radio documentary that revolves around a real-life whodunit: the 1999 murder of Hae Min Lee and the conviction of her ex-boyfriend, Adnan Syed, for the crime.

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December 11, 2014

Alia Hogben Among Canada’s Most Powerful

By Mohammed Ayub Khan, TMO Contributing Writer Alia Hogben PHOTO CREDIT: Alia Hogben Alia Hogben, former bureaucrat, social worker and executive director of the Canadian Council of Muslim Women, has been named by Maclean’s magazine as one of Canada’s most powerful. She is the only Muslim in the list. The magazine introduced her as one […]

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December 11, 2014

Metal Detectors

metal detectors

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December 11, 2014

The Muslim Observer Seeks Freelance Reporters Across the U.S.

The Muslim Observer (TMO) seeks energetic, experienced freelance reporters across the country to report on stories impacting the Muslim community.

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December 8, 2014

News of OPEC’s Demise Has Been Much Exaggerated: Kemp

The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) last week made no change to its production target despite a 40 percent slide in oil prices

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December 4, 2014

U.S. Believes Iran Launched Air Raids on Islamic State in Iraq

The United States has indications that Iran has carried out air strikes on Islamic State targets in Iraq in recent days in what appeared to be the first such operations by Iran’s air force, U.S. officials said on Wednesday.

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December 4, 2014

Thousands of Syrian Refugees Stranded in Turkish Minefield: Rights Group

A human rights watchdog urged Turkey on Wednesday to remove from its border with Syria landmines which have killed three people and wounded nine among more than 2,000 Syrian refugees camped in a minefield…

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December 4, 2014

Facing Islamic State in Syria, U.S.-Trained Rebels Await More Help

Syrian rebel commander Abdulaziz says U.S. military training helped his men kill at least 15 Islamic State fighters in a recent battle near Aleppo. Three months earlier, a similar engagement had gone the other way, with two of his men killed.

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December 4, 2014

U.S. Expects Some Familiar Faces Among Syria Rebel Recruits

The United States is creating a vigorous vetting process to weed out undesirables among the Syrian rebels it will train to fight Islamic State, but some of the new recruits will be familiar faces requiring far more limited screening.

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December 4, 2014

Peltier “Feeling His Age” in Prison

A letter from long term political prisoner Leonard Peltier was read aloud by Bert Waters at the 45th Day of Mourning commemoration, which took place on November 27, 2014 in Plymouth Massachusetts…

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December 4, 2014

Blood Drive at Muslim Unity Center Bloomfield

blood drive at Bloomfield MI mosque

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December 4, 2014

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