New Muslim Obama Advisor: Dalia Mogahed

WASHINGTON: The first Muslim woman appointed to a position in President Barack Obama’s administration met with lawmakers and discussed her role on an interfaith advisory board the new administration hopes will broaden dialogue and understanding.

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April 30, 2009

Women, Shari’ah, and Islam – Hamza Yusuf

Men vs. Women in raising children, upbringing

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April 30, 2009

Swine Flu

GENEVA (Reuters) – The World Health Organization warned on Wednesday that a global flu pandemic was imminent, raising its threat level as the swine flu virus spread and killed the first person outside of Mexico, a toddler in Texas.

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April 30, 2009

Obama Advisor: Dalia Mogahed

WASHINGTON: The first Muslim woman appointed to a position in President Barack Obama’s administration met with lawmakers and discussed her role on an interfaith advisory board the new administration hopes will broaden dialogue and understanding.

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April 30, 2009

Standing By

Seemingly overnight, the so-called Swine Flu, which is a deadly cocktail of the avian, human and pig flu, has griped the world in terror and pushed Bird Flu out of the limelight.

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April 30, 2009

Hassan Hathout

Always smiling, always optimistic, always cheerful, always humble, always first to greet and always first to seek Allah’s blessings for whomever he met, always ready to serve His cause no matter how seriously ill he was and always willing to contribute to the cause of Islam with all the resources that he had.

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April 30, 2009

The Taliban are Coming…Does it Matter?

When I inquired why he has such a glum look on the situation and he answered, “just look around you will find that noting much changes in our country, it gets from bad to worse and then goes back to bad again, its like bad is the normal status around here”.

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April 30, 2009

US-Israel Policy

The sparring between the United States and Israel has begun, and that’s a good thing. Israel’s interests are not served by an uncritical American administration. The Jewish state emerged less secure and less loved from Washington’s post-9/11 Israel-can-do-no-wrong policy.

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April 30, 2009

America and Israel after Gaza

Following the late Gaza conflict, the mainstream American public’s love affair with Israel has been dented by their disproportional attack.

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April 30, 2009

Appeal: to Rebuild Mosque in Kazakhstan

We need to raise $200,000 for the construction of the masjid.

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April 30, 2009

Secrets of the Hypocrites

Continuation of the book by Harun Yahya, The Secrets of the Hypocrites.

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April 30, 2009

How to Clear the Mess

Imran Khan examines the Taliban conflict in Pakistan.

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April 30, 2009

Questions and Answers About Swine Flu

Information in FAQ form about swine flu / h1n1

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April 30, 2009

The Looting of America

Thursday’s Times article indicates that opening the scheme up to small investors is seen as a way of providing a “democratic” gloss to what is, in reality, a brazen plan to plunder the public treasury for the benefit of the very bankers and speculators who are responsible for the financial crash.

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April 30, 2009

Southeast Michigan News (V11-I19)

Pakistanic Consular Services available this weekend in Detroit area / Bloomfield Muslim Unity Center Fundraiser collects $200,000 / Dearborn Memorial Day Parade May 25 / Dearborn residents reminded of May 4-8 public service days / Governor Jennifer Granholm Announces appointments to Asian Pacific American Affairs commission

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April 30, 2009

Community News (V11-I19)

DC-Randa Kuziez wins Tony Blair Faith Fellowship / Tufts U. Samia Zahran runs for union president / Toronto–Muslim teens grow in numbers / Chicago IL–Anwer Khan appointed director at West Monroe Partners / Chicago–Muslims join effort to end Illinois corruption / Ad company that placed Islamic ads loses contract with city.

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April 30, 2009

Houstonian Corner (V11-I19)

Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee meeting with Houston Pakistanis / Performance of Zain Bhika and Comedian Baba Ali

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April 30, 2009

Judical Hammer Demands Probe Into Modi’s Role in Gujarat Carnage

“We hereby direct the special probe team to look into all allegations, particularly in the killing of an MP (Member of Parliament),” the bench said. The bench has also asked SIT to look into allegation that Modi government did not allow an FIR to be registered into Jafri’s killing.

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April 30, 2009

The Money that Prays

The term ‘Islamic finance’ wrests a lot of activities down to a catch-all definition. The same is true, in the financial universe, of the words ‘sharia’ and ‘Islam’ itself. Sharia is not a single, coherent jurisprudence for Muslims; there are various schools of interpretation and marked disagreements within each of them.

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April 30, 2009

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