Western Growth On The Shoulders Of Muslims (Houstonian (V9-I35)

While some Americans associate Islam with terrorism and strife in the Middle East, Author Michael Hamilton Morgan counters by showing how much we all owe to forgotten Muslim thinkers and inventors in his new book: “Lost History: The Enduring Legacy of Muslim Scientists, Thinkers, and Artists”:

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August 23, 2007

Book Review: The Islamic Laws of Animal Slaughter

The debate over Zabihah Halal meat, especially in the West, is an unending and emotionally charged one. Often led by those not well-versed in Islamic law, the dispute has reached absurd proportions with the contenders hurling abuse and accusations against each other. This unfortunate scenario leaves the common Muslim consumer confused and perplexed when trying to meet his daily dietary needs in an Islamic manner…

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August 9, 2007

ADC Film Review: “No End in Sight” Offers Insight into Iraq

Washington, DC | July 31, 2007 | At a time when Americans are struggling to make sense of what is happening in Iraq, comes the film “No End in Sight.” This 102-minute film details the historical and political factors that precipitated the 2003 US invasion…

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August 2, 2007

20,000 Dialogues

20,000 Dialogues is a film-centered dialogue project that brings together Muslims and non-Muslims using films about Islam in America to stimulate discussion and promote understanding…

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June 23, 2007

TMO Writer’s Book Listed Among 100 Most Popular Books!

Nilofar Suhrawardy, Muslim Media News Service Writer and Bureau Chief for India, has written a book called Ayodhya without the Communal Stamp: In the Name of Indian Secularism, published January 2006.

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May 31, 2007

The Fence: Film Review

Royal Oak–May 22–To many in the public domain, to be pro-Palestine is to be anti-Israel, ergo anti-Semitic, but this statement was challenged at the showing of The Fence, the last installment in the Michigan Coalition for Human Rights’ (MCHR) spring 2007 film series.

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May 31, 2007

The Unnecessary Bengali Famine

The famine in British-ruled Bengal in 1943-44 ultimately took the lives of about 4 million people. The speaker talks of how this man-made famine is absent from most history books and virtually unknown to most people.

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April 5, 2007

Book Reviews

Lebanon: a House Divided (Mackey) / Even Angels Ask (Lang)

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April 5, 2007

Books for all Ages

A look at several new books relating to Islam.

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March 29, 2007

Save the US Ummah!

Professor Lang’s speech was deeply troubling to many members of the community, challenging as it did many of their fundamental beliefs relating to Islam and challenging also many of their habits, traditions, and beliefs.

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March 15, 2007

Film Review: Iraq in Fragments

Last Friday at the Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA), a documentary film captured the scenes and voices of Iraqis in their own words, depicting the anger, fear and frustration of what is not being shown by the American news media to the public…

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March 1, 2007

737 US Military Bases worldwide

The following is excerpted from Chalmers Johnson’s new book, “Nemesis: The Last Days of the American Republic” (Metropolitan Books).

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February 22, 2007

Good Muslim Bad Muslim

This article comes out of two interviews related to Mahmood Madani’s latest book,

    Good Muslim, Bad Muslim


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January 25, 2007

Book Review, “The Cartoons Cry”

Tariq Ghazi has done a valuable service in writing “The Cartoons Cry” reflecting our inability to perceive the difference between sacred and intolerant on one side and freedom of expression and celebration of profanity on the other…

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January 18, 2007

Brief Bio of Harun Yahya

Our readers frequently ask us about Harun Yahya, so we are publishing here a brief bio of him, taken from one of his many books.

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October 17, 2006

Cesarean Moon Births?

Hamza Yusuf, the prominent and widely accepted American scholar and founder of the Zaytuna Institute, has published a paper which is intended to examine the issue of hilal sighting in the light of traditional Islamic jurisprudence. He concludes that the proper method of calculating the new moon is by physical sight.

Here is the article’s abstract, (full article available online):

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October 5, 2006

Atlantic To Issue New Yusuf Islam Album

Discussion of Yusuf Islam’s new album and of his past career as Cat Stevens.

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September 14, 2006

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