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Marvel Introduces A New Muslim Character

Marvel Comics introduction of Kamala Khan goes as “Ms. Marvel Doesn’t Drink, Date Or Eat Bacon.”

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February 6, 2014

Nazr Mohammed to be Honored: Chicago Sports Award

Chicago Bulls’ center Nazr Mohammed will be honored later this month the 26th Annual Comcast SportsNet Sports Awards presented by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois

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February 6, 2014

Historic Test Chase Total for Pakistan

The Pakistani national cricket team reaching their second highest chase target run total in a test match, as they achieved the target of 302 runs to win in 59 overs over Sri Lanka.

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January 23, 2014

Amir Khan’s Wife Expecting

The wife of Pakistani-British boxing star Amir Khan, Faryal Khan, gave her first ever radio interview in England recently and announced that the couple is expecting a baby girl.

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January 23, 2014

Rep. Keith Ellison’s Favorite Six Books

1. The Autobiography of Malcolm X by Malcolm X and Alex Haley (Ballantine, $8). This book set me on a path that I’m still walking today. I love how it describes Malcolm X’s continuous growth as a person: from poor black kid, to foster care, to street thug, to Black Nationalist, to Muslim, to humanitarian. […]

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January 23, 2014

Advice Column: Honey, Good or Bad?

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

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January 23, 2014

Japan’s Airports Open Prayer Rooms

International airports in Japan are striving to become friendlier to Muslims amid a steep increase in visitors from the Islamic world

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January 23, 2014

The Indo-Pak Express Is Back!

Pakistani tennis star Aisam-Ul-Haq Qureshi and his Indian doubles partner Rohan Bopanna have reunited on the tennis court.

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January 16, 2014

Omar Khan a Dolphins Candidate

By Parvez Fatteh, Founder of http://sportingummah.com, sports@muslimobserver.com Omar Khan Pittsburgh Steelers Director of Football Administration Omar Khan is a prime candidate for the open General Manager position with the Miami Dolphins. The 36-year-old Khan is a native of New Orleans, and a graduate of Tulane University in New Orleans with a degree in Sports Management. […]

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January 16, 2014

Islam: Fastest Growing Religion in UK

Islam is the fastest growing religion in UK

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January 16, 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

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