Culture

Protesters, Filmmaker Traverse Egypt’s Transition In ‘The Square’

By Mary Milliken Egyptian director Jehane Noujaim poses for a portrait in Los Angeles, California 12/17/13. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Three years after Egyptian-American filmmaker Jehane Noujaim waded into Cairo’s Tahrir Square to document the early rumblings of revolution, the army governs Egypt, the Muslim Brotherhood is back underground and protesters are on […]

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January 9, 2014

Hakim Joins Jets

Saalim Hakim picked up by Jets

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December 19, 2013

Mundine Stuns Mosely

Australian Muslim boxer Anthony Mundine scored a sixth-round technical knockout over Shane Mosley in their World Boxing Association

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December 19, 2013

Advice Column: Is the Food Pyramid Right for Everyone?

By Noor H. Salem, TMO blackbeanbrownies.wordpress.com Question: What are your views regarding eating by following the food pyramid precisely? Answer: Back in 2010, the new MyPyramid became MyPlate. In the past it was emphasized for Americans to get 6-11 servings of grains, 3-5 servings of vegetables, 2-4 servings of fruit, 2-3 servings of dairy, 2-3 […]

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December 12, 2013

Changing the World of Plastic Surgery

More often than not, when we think of plastic surgery, we think Hollywood. But Dr. Khalique Zahir, is changing that perception.

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December 12, 2013

Advice Column: Low Calorie Bread?

By Noor H. Salem blackbeanbrownies.wordpress.com Question: I found a 35 calorie toast bread brand at the supermarket and decided to switch from the regular toast I used to buy. Are there certain brands better than others I should look for? Answer: Bluntly, if a bag of bread is advertising for 35 calories, I’d throw it […]

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December 5, 2013

Native Americans Commemorate Thanksgiving Massacre

By Karin Friedemann, TMO Despite bitter cold, hundreds of people attended the National Day of Mourning in Plymouth, MA on November 28 to recall the genocide experienced by America’s native population at the hands of the settlers known as the Pilgrims. This year’s memorial event, organized by the United American Indians of New England (UAINE), […]

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December 5, 2013

Saudi Film Nominated for Oscar

76 Movies Nominated For Best Foreign Film Oscar–first submission by Saudi Arabia ever

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December 5, 2013

Advice Column: The Diet Soda Debate

By Noor H. Salem, TMO blackbeanbrownies.wordpress.com Question: Instead of drinking soda I go for zero calorie and diet sodas.  Is there a significant difference between regular soda and the diet one? Answer: While it may appear like diet soda is a good choice for those aiming for a healthy “diet”, it can actually be just […]

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November 27, 2013

Advice Column: The Truth about Honey

Question: Is it true honey is a bad sugar for you? I switched to zero calorie sweeteners instead.

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November 21, 2013

Advice Column: Did Someone Say Kale Chips?

Question: I’m always snacking on potato chips and boxed snacks. Any ideas of what I can replace them with?

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November 14, 2013

Pakistani Female Cricketers’ Complaints Squelched

By Parvez Fatteh, Founder of http://sportingummah.com, sports@muslimobserver.com In a dramatic turn of events, Pakistan cricket authorities have banned five female cricketers for allegedly falsely accusing their male officials of sexual harassment. The initial complaint was made in June by five cricketers from the central Multan region. The ladies reported that their club chairman and a […]

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November 7, 2013

NAACP awards “Unsung Hero Award” to Dr. Husain Nagamia

Dr. Husain Nagamia wins first-ever award by Indian-American at NAACP, “unsung hero” award

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November 7, 2013

Advice Column: Is Eating Lettuce Pointless?

Question: Everyone says that lettuce is not worth eating because it has no benefits. I always thought that it was a good choice.

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November 7, 2013

“Why-Islam” Expands in Mexico

After notable success in the US, a leading Muslim organization has expanded its awareness campaign to Mexico to present an accurate image of Islam and create new opportunities for dialogue with a new community.

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November 7, 2013

Elba Santiago receives Hispanic Leadership Award

Elba Santiago, second from right, holds her leadership award. NEW YORK, NY–Elba Santiago, a Muslim Puerto Rican in New York, was honored for her community work by New York City Council Member Jimmy Van Bramer at his his fourth annual Hispanic Leadership Awards Ceremony. Santiago,  a Community Board 2 member, is an  active member of […]

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November 7, 2013

Community News (V15-I45)

community news V15-I45

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October 31, 2013

Advice Column: Instant Soup

By Noor H. Salem, TMO blackbeanbrownies.wordpress.com Question: I run off to work and never have time to prepare lunch.  I found instant noodle soup cups that are prepared by adding boiling water. They have chicken flavors and vegetables in the soup. Is this a good idea for a mid-day lunch?   Answer: Quick meals, high-speed, […]

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October 31, 2013

Rukhsana Khan’s Wins Award for her book ‘100 Great Children’s Books’

Rukhsana Khan Wins Book Award

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October 31, 2013

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