*TMO Weekly Depts

Uzbek President Asks Putin to Help Fight Radical Islam in Central Asia

Uzbekistan urged Russia on Wednesday to help protect Central Asia against what it said would be a rising threat from militant Islamists

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December 11, 2014

Kerry Urges Flexibility in War Powers Against ‘Islamic State’

Any congressional authorization of U.S. military force against Islamic State should be flexible and not limit the fight to Iraq and Syria, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Tuesday.

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December 11, 2014

Chechens Loyal to Russia Fight Alongside East Ukraine Rebels

Chechen “Death” unit fighting Ukrainian forces has 300 people…

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December 11, 2014

Britain and Turkey Vow Closer Cooperation on Foreign Fighters

By Jonny Hogg and Tulay Karadeniz People walk past damaged buildings in Aleppo’s al-Shaar district December 10, 2014. REUTERS/Mahmoud Hebbo ANKARA (Reuters) – Britain and Turkey will share more information on foreign fighters among the ranks of Islamic State (IS) in Syria and Iraq to try to prevent them posing a threat when they return […]

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December 11, 2014

Wudu room opens at Long Island Jewish hospital

wudu room at Long Island hospital

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December 11, 2014

Huda Clinic Fundraiser Celebrates 10th Year

A vital nexus between Michigan’s mosques is the thriving health clinic which just bought a new building across the street from the Muslim Center in downtown Detroit.

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December 11, 2014

Community News V16-I51

Community News volume 16 issue 51

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December 11, 2014

Malala, Satyarthi Receive Their Nobel Prizes for Child Campaigns

Malala, Satyarthi Receive Their Nobel Prizes for Child Campaigns

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December 11, 2014

Leave or Let Live? Arabs Move in to Jewish Settlements

Little noticed amid the furor over one of Israel’s most contentious policies, a small but growing number of Arabs are moving into Jewish settlements on occupied land …

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December 11, 2014

Saudi Set for Tighter 2015 Budget After Oil Price Falls

Plunging oil prices could mean the first budget cuts for major exporter Saudi Arabia since 2002 but they are not expected to be large enough to stop growth in the Arab world’s biggest economy…

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December 11, 2014

Making Your Heart Compassionate

“None of you truly believes until you love for your brother what you love for yourself.”

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December 11, 2014

British Muslims Receive 12+ Years for Syria Travel

Mohammed Ahmed and Yusuf Sarwar, both 22, were arrested at Heathrow Airport in January 2014 as part of a government crackdown on “radicalized jihadists.”

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December 11, 2014

Erdogan’s Ottoman Language Drive Faces Backlash in Turkey

President Tayyip Erdogan stirred fierce criticism on Tuesday with plans to make lessons in Ottoman Turkish mandatory in high schools…

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December 11, 2014

Meatless Like the Prophet Muhammad

What about following the Prophet’s (s) eating habits?

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December 11, 2014

Nobel Prize Winner: Apathy Biggest Bar to Ending Child Slavery

The podcast “Serial” is an addictive radio documentary that revolves around a real-life whodunit: the 1999 murder of Hae Min Lee and the conviction of her ex-boyfriend, Adnan Syed, for the crime.

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December 11, 2014

Alia Hogben Among Canada’s Most Powerful

By Mohammed Ayub Khan, TMO Contributing Writer Alia Hogben PHOTO CREDIT: Alia Hogben Alia Hogben, former bureaucrat, social worker and executive director of the Canadian Council of Muslim Women, has been named by Maclean’s magazine as one of Canada’s most powerful. She is the only Muslim in the list. The magazine introduced her as one […]

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December 11, 2014

The Crisis of Imams in America

American imams and the mosque

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December 11, 2014

The Muslim Observer Seeks Freelance Reporters Across the U.S.

The Muslim Observer (TMO) seeks energetic, experienced freelance reporters across the country to report on stories impacting the Muslim community.

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December 8, 2014

News of OPEC’s Demise Has Been Much Exaggerated: Kemp

The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) last week made no change to its production target despite a 40 percent slide in oil prices

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December 4, 2014

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