Entertainment

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

ISNA Convention 2013

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July 25, 2013

Rasheed Sulaimon Wins Gold at U19 World Championship

Duke guard Rasheed Sulaimon is now a gold medalist in back-to-back summers.

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July 18, 2013

Arsalan Kazemi First Iranian Ever Taken in NBA Draft

University of Oregon forward Arsalan Kazemi became the first Iranian ever taken in the National Basketball Association Draft last week.

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July 3, 2013

Rasheed Wallace May Join Pistons Staff

Retired Muslim basketballer, Rasheed Wallace, is in talks to possibly join the NBA’s Detroit Pistons as an assistant coach

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July 3, 2013

Muhammad and Dieng Join Up in Minnesota

By Parvez Fatteh, Founder of http://sportingummah.com, sports@muslimobserver.com Somewhere Keith Ellison must be smiling. The Muslim congressman from Minnesota saw his home state basketball team, the Minnesota Timberwolves, pick Muslims with both of their first round selections in the 2013 NBA Draft last week. Minnesota picked up UCLA small forward Shabazz Muhammad, followed by University of […]

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July 3, 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

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

Pakistan Threatened–Olympic Suspension?

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has threatened Pakistan with suspension…

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June 20, 2013

Bollywood Actress Mamta Kulkarni Converts to Islam

Former Actress of Bollywood Mamta Kulkarni has converted to Islam.

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June 20, 2013

Good Times Roll At E3, For Now

Few first-time participants at the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) in Los Angeles this week would have realized that the $66 billion videogames industry is in steep decline.

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June 20, 2013

Advice Column:

Question: I cook using ready stock cubes and hear they are not so healthy. Is this true? Why? What can I replace them with?

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June 10, 2013

Ghazal 1

Poem by Allana Akhtar

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June 10, 2013

Indian Supreme Court Rejects Bid To Halt IPL

India’s Supreme Court dismissed a petition on Tuesday seeking to scrap the remaining matches of the country’s lucrative Twenty20 cricket competition amid growing concerns about corruption in the sport.

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May 23, 2013

Liverpool After Ivory Coast Defender

English Premier League football giants Liverpool are planning a summer move for Manchester City defender Kolo Toure on a free transfer once his contract expires in June.

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May 23, 2013

The Love Doctor Came to Town

Simple things were answered like meaning of love, particularly in Islam, proposing, etc.

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May 23, 2013

Xbox One: Captain Kirk’s Google TV, with Extras

Another look at Microsoft’s Xbox One announcement from May 21st 2013

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May 23, 2013

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