Rumors in Limbo: Muslims Applying for Citizenship

Guidance for the immigration process from a Michigan attorney specializing in immigration law.

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September 28, 2006

As the Dust Settles: Is the View Any Clearer?

Five years ago America suffered an act of horrific magnitude which has robbed it of its innocence…

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September 28, 2006

Houstonian Corner, Vol. 8 Iss. 40

This year the Scholars of the Independent “Fiqh Council of North America” announced that they would strive in the next three to four years to implement ahead of time a fixed Islamic calendar based on scientific calculations of the birth of the moon.

… with the advent of the FCNA calendar there was continued chaos in many metropolises across North America; perhaps even more than in the past, especially here in the Greater Eight County Houston-Galveston Region…

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September 28, 2006

Community News North America, Vol. 8 Iss. 40

Wayne County recognizes Ramadan / City of McKinney welcomes Amanullah Khan and Rena Tarbert Cancer Center / Religions unite on global warming / US denies entry to Egyptian clerics here for Ramadan visit / Abdul Hai Patel runs for Toronto city council / Arson at Muslim school in Ottawa / Canadian federation of students launches task force on needs of Muslim students

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September 28, 2006

SE Michigan, Vol. 8 Iss. 40

Ramadan Celebrations at local mosques in SE Michigan. Tawheed Center Farmington Hills, IAGD, Bloomfield Muslim Unity Center, Detroit Muslim Unity Center, Islamic Institute of Knowledge, Islamic House of Wisdom.

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September 28, 2006

This Time Is Different

Amazing as it is, too many investors and their advisors recommend favoring domestic markets, where fiscal policies are alarmingly awful, where debt and liability levels are far beyond anything that can ever be repaid as previously agreed, and whose education system has been marginalized by neglect, showing American children getting rather average educations, at best…

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September 28, 2006

Reflexive Responses

The latest in the series of provocative events is the quote by the pope. He broke the “cardinal rule” as a religious leader by creating divisions between communities rather than uniting them…

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September 28, 2006

Find your Peace

Presently we are in the month of Ramadan which affords us the best opportunity to reflect on and increase our faith…which is the key to peace. ALLAH tells us in Qur’an that the early morning is the best time for reading Qur’an and reflection and prayer…

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September 28, 2006

In God We Trust

Americans who believe in God, are quite familiar with the term “In God we trust” printed on the U.S Dollar Bills. The Dutch have a similar term “God is with us” (God zij met ons).

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September 28, 2006

Calculation for Crescent: A Reliable Method

There are some frequently asked questions about the moon sighting. Let me mention those questions and their answers:

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September 28, 2006

MacArthur Fellow: Pakistani-American

Shahzia Sikander, a Pakistani-American artist, has been named a member of the prestigious MacArthur Fellowship. She is among the 25 people who will receive $500,000 in “no strings attached” support over the next five years.

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September 28, 2006

LIFE Charity Office Raid – Smear Campaign?

On Monday, September 18, 2006 Dr. Khalil Jassemm, President and CEO of Life for Relief and Development (LIFE) was in his office earlier than usual and waited for his staff…

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September 28, 2006

BBC Reports US Muslims Well-Integrated

please click here to hear this audio report, or paste the following link into your browser. (http://www.bbc.co.uk/mediaselector/check/nolavconsole/ukfs_news/hi?redirect=st.stm&news=1&bbram=1&bbwm=1&nbram=1&nbwm=1&nol_storyid=5369388)

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September 26, 2006

“Victory” Rally Speech Transcript: Hasan Nasrallah

The following is the text of the speech by Hezbollah Secretary-General Hasan Nasrallah, during a rally in Beirut celebrating the “victory” in the latest hostilities with Israel – live; broadcast by Lebanese Hezbollah TV Al-Manar on 22 September.

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September 26, 2006

Dear Muslim Observer–Thank You

Muslim Observer: I want to thank you for sending me your newspaper this past year. It is an excellent paper–you print the truth and you cover everything and you are very objective. Thank you again…. Julia H. Dearborn, MI

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September 21, 2006

Houstonian Corner, Vol. 8 Iss. 39

9-11 Commemoration in Houston / 9-11 Peace Meeting in Houston / New oil well drilled in Gulf

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September 21, 2006

North American Community News, Vol. 8 Iss. 39

Connecticut college’s first Muslim chaplain / MPAC seeks to speak with LA cardinal / Research study links moderate weight with religions that moderate diet / Muslim population growing in Austin TX / Maryland teacher arrested after anti-Muslim tirade / Canada–Winnipeg mosque vandalized

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September 21, 2006

SE Michigan, Vol. 8 Iss. 39

Medical ethics of plastic surgery in Islam, a lecture by Professor Al-Allaf of the University of Toledo.

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September 21, 2006

Eight seconds on Smokin’ Joe

For those of you who may have followed my advice in the past and loaded up on commodity based investments in energy, gold and commodity producers around the world, the ride sure has gotten rough lately, hasn’t it?

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September 21, 2006

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