*TMO Weekly Depts

In Gaza, an IT Company Has Google-Sized Aspirations

His company may not rival Google or German software maker SAP yet, but Gaza-based IT entrepreneur Saady Lozon has plans to change that.

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January 22, 2015

As Obama Visits, Signs that India is Pushing Back Against China

When Sri Lanka unexpectedly turfed out President Mahinda Rajapaksa in an election this month, it was the biggest setback in decades for China’s expansion into South Asia – and a remarkable diplomatic victory for India.

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January 22, 2015

Disenchanted Militants in South Asia Eye Islamic State with Envy

Splits within the Taliban, and doubts over whether its elusive leader is even alive, are driving a growing number of militant commanders in Afghanistan and Pakistan towards Islamic State (IS) for inspiration.

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January 22, 2015

Charter Schools: Fabulous or Failures?

Depending on who you ask, charter schools may be either an important solution to persistent educational inequality, or a misguided attack on public schools as Americans know them.

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January 22, 2015

Abductions, Mysterious Prison Deaths

Two mysterious deaths of political activists occurred inside U.S. prisons this month.

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January 22, 2015

NED Alumni of Texas Rejuvenated

By Ilyas Choudry, TMO Contributing Reporter NEDA Texas Houston Event Jan 2015 Houston, Texas: “Those who missed tonight’s event, we want them & each and every NEDian to contact us at NEDATexas@GMAIL.Com and become member of this effective platform of networking, helping new engineers graduating from NED & coming to USA, giving back to our […]

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January 22, 2015

Community News 17-4

community news 17-4

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January 22, 2015

MLK Award for Frank Islam

Maryland based entrepreneur and philanthropist Frank Islam received the Martin Luther King Jr. Award from the Memorial Foundation for his outstanding contributions in international service and civil engagement

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January 22, 2015

Divided We Fall

While we argue over Red/White issues that only divide us, by design I think, too many larger, more important issues go wanting for attention.

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January 22, 2015

A Message From the Dispossessed

The terrorist attack in France that took place at the satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo was not about free speech.

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January 22, 2015

OIC to Sue Charlie Hebdo Over Cartoons

The world’s largest bloc of Islamic countries has announced plans to sue Charlie Hebdo over the publication of new cartoons depicting Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him), amid increasing anger among Muslims worldwide

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January 22, 2015

Supreme Court Rules for Muslim Inmate Over Prison Beard Policy

An Arkansas inmate is permitted to grow a half-inch (1.3 cm) beard in accordance with his Muslim beliefs, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday

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January 22, 2015

Raising a Confident Muslim-American Child in the Age of Islamophobia

Raising a child is a difficult feat. Raising a brown child in America is even trickier. Raising a brown, Muslim child in America seems almost impossible.

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January 22, 2015

Comedians Gather to Raise Money for Charlie Hebdo Victims

New York – It was not the typical night at New York City’s Comic Strip club.

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January 22, 2015

Students at MSU Write Short Guide to Muslims

From pronouncing the word “Muslim” to explaining Islamic holidays, a new guide written by students at Michigan State University aims to educate the public about Muslim Americans at a time when the issue of Muslims in the West is being intensely debated…

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January 22, 2015

Former US Sailor Rocks Boat with Federal Lawsuit

Being a US sailor allowed Jonathan Berts a chance to travel around the world and study Arabic and Islam, but he says his commitment to faith resulted in mistreatment and an unfair dismissal.

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January 22, 2015

Deflation

Balloons from kids’ birthday parties often hang around for weeks.  But the helium balloon is often on the floor, largely deflated, by the next morning. Balloons are made from very long stretchy molecules, whose structure is a tangled mass of strands, which twist around each other like spaghetti on a plate.  The long molecular strands […]

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January 15, 2015

Science Says: Eat With Your Kids

As a family therapist, I often have the impulse to tell families to go home and have dinner together rather than spending an hour with me.

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January 15, 2015

Why the Charlie Hebdo Attack Is Not About Images or Free Speech

Husein Rashid’s opinion

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January 15, 2015

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