TMO Writer’s Book Listed Among 100 Most Popular Books!

Nilofar Suhrawardy, Muslim Media News Service Writer and Bureau Chief for India, has written a book called Ayodhya without the Communal Stamp: In the Name of Indian Secularism, published January 2006.

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May 31, 2007

UPA Faces Political Heat

NEW DELHI— Though the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government has completed three years in power, with two more to go before parliamentary elections, it has begun facing mounting political resistance.

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May 31, 2007

Tanzina Iman Wins “Women of Tomorrow” Award

BALTIMORE, MD–Tanzina Iman, a sophomore at Springbrook High School, was one of the three students statewide to receive a “Woman of Tomorrow” award during a ceremony May 16 in Annapolis hosted by the Maryland Comission for Women.

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May 31, 2007

Hebron

Alameda California–Especially distressing news has been coming out of Gaza and Nablus recently, and Lebanon.

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May 31, 2007

Mohammed Elsalanty Awarded Patent: ‘Bone Reconstruction Plate’

Mohammed Elsalanty, MD., Ph.D, assistant research scientist at the HSC-Baylor College of Dentistry, has been awarded a patent for a bone transport reconstruction plate, a device used for reconstructing bone defects in the lower jaw. These bone defects can be caused by blast injuries, gunshot wounds and tumor removal surgeries. Traditional treatment has involved harvesting […]

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May 31, 2007

What’s Right and What’s Wrong with Pew’s Recent Survey

“A recently released study by the Pew Research Center on the American Muslim community, which does contain several positive findings about the community, is laced with some problematic and troubling statistics. “

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May 31, 2007

A Position of Strength

I believe that all that excess cash held by foreign central bankers will find homes in healthier economies around the world, which will help power those markets higher in coming years. As for domestic markets, all bets are off when bankers in China, Japan and Saudi Arabia turn off our credit spigot. Our economy is in their hands…

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May 31, 2007

SE Michigan News (V9-I23)

IONA opens (mosque) in Warren, Michigan / Genesee Academy end of year event reported by Aneerah Ali, Esq. / Arab American Professionals selected.

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May 31, 2007

Community News (V9-I23)

New York NY–Minority business development award for Shahid Khan / Muhammad Khan elected officer of Smart Card Alliance / Newport Beach CA–Assemblyman records Muslim students’ meeting / Pomona CA–Israeli wall at Poly / Birmingham AL Imam leads prayer in Alabama house of reps

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May 31, 2007

Houstonian Corner (V9-I23)

Interview with Qatar Consul General / Profile of Qatar

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May 31, 2007

The Fence: Film Review

Royal Oak–May 22–To many in the public domain, to be pro-Palestine is to be anti-Israel, ergo anti-Semitic, but this statement was challenged at the showing of The Fence, the last installment in the Michigan Coalition for Human Rights’ (MCHR) spring 2007 film series.

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May 31, 2007

Pew Poll: Muslims ‘Well Integrated’ in US

“survey of Muslim Americans finds them to be largely assimilated, happy with their lives, and moderate with respect to many of the issues that have divided Muslims and Westerners…”

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May 27, 2007

TMO and AJC Host Senior Journalists from Indonesia, Malaysia, Afghanistan, India, Bangladesh, and Pakistan

May 21–Troy–The Muslim Observer and the American Jewish Committee together hosted seven prominent journalists and their East-West Center host during their visit to America and the Detroit area from countries scattered across Asia this past Monday evening in Troy.

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May 24, 2007

Palmyra Mosque Opens Doors

“I know very little about the Qur`an and I know very little about Muslims,” Simpsons said. “This is first chance I’ve had to learn.”

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May 24, 2007

Wajihi Rizvi: UT Arlington Commencement Speaker

Graduating student Wajihi Rizvi delivered the commencement speech at the University of Arlington which was was attended by by over 6000 graduates, faculty, staff and special guests. First Lady Laura Bush was the keynote speaker.

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May 24, 2007

Hersh: Bush Administration Arranged Support for Militants Attacking Lebanon

Hersh: “What it is simply is a covert program we joined in with the Saudis as part of a bigger broader program of doing everything we could to stop the spread of the Shia, the Shia world, and it bit us in the rear, as it’s happened before.”

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May 24, 2007

Black Friday In Hyderabad

Though the central and state governments have denied any intelligence failure as responsible for the blasts, several questions pointing to the major security lapse at Mecca Masjid are being raised.

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May 24, 2007

Letter to Editor: Save the US Ummah

Jeffery Lang has lucidly identified some negative aspects in the present state of the US `ummah, (by and large also applicable to the Ummah in general). Racial bias; cultural bias; cultural obsession (with one’s culture to the extent of confusing/substituting the essentials of Islam with cultural practices); imposition of remotely obscure and/or questionable interpretations of the Shari’ah seem to be mainly responsible…

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May 24, 2007

Don’t Sell Yourself Short

Let us look at ourselves the way ALLAH looks at us and not the way our chief enemy wants us to look at ourselves.

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May 24, 2007

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