AFMI Holds First Muslim Convention At Ranchi

By Nilofar Suhrawardy, TMO RANCHI (JHARKHAND): The 20th International Educational Convention and Gala Award Ceremony hosted by American Federation of Muslims of Indian Origin (AFMI) held here (December 24-25) is the first Muslim convention of national as well as international level to be held in Jharkhand’s capital city. The chief guest at AFMI’s Ranchi-convention was […]

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December 29, 2011

Pakistan’s Waseem Reaches Boxing Finals

By Parvez Fatteh, Founder of http://sportingummah.com, sports@muslimobserver.com File:  Mohammad Waseem, right, hits Haroon Khan. Pakistan’s star boxer Mohammad Waseem fought his way into the finals of the Second Shaheed Benazir Bhutto International Boxing tournament at the Liaquat Gymnasium in Islamabad earlier this week. Waseem defeated India’s Madan Lal in the semifinals of the 52 kg […]

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December 29, 2011

Egypt Dominates Arab Games

By Parvez Fatteh, Founder of http://sportingummah.com, sports@muslimobserver.com Tunisia’s Nour Bo al-Eyuin hits Morocco’s Fatima Alzahraelahqr during their Kumite (sparring) Karate match at the Pan Arab Games in Cairo. Egypt was once again dominant in the Arab Games as it accumulated a grand total of 233 medals in the 2011 edition of the games. They recently […]

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December 29, 2011

Khan Continues Demands to Overturn Loss

By Parvez Fatteh, Founder of http://sportingummah.com, sports@muslimobserver.com   Former super lightweight champion Amir Khan repeated calls this past week for his loss to Lamont Peterson to be overturned or for the sanctioning bodies to mandate an immediate rematch. The split decision, following a fight in which referee Joe Cooper deducted two points from Khan for […]

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December 29, 2011

Community News (V14-I1)

Hatfield PA cancels Muslim children’s author speech / Overland Park KS Muslim student found safe / San Bernardino Muslims feed people

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December 29, 2011

Houstonian Corner (V14-I1)

Lone Star State’s Economy Rebounding Faster than United States as Whole As 2011 comes to an end, a variety of economic indicators point to the fact that Texas may be pulling itself up by its bootstraps and, despite a national recession, watching the state economy rebound. Texas State Comptroller Susan Combs reports Texas unemployment is […]

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December 29, 2011

III. The “Street Fighting Man” in Oakland

Tariq Ali

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December 29, 2011

Exclusive: Petronas in Talks with Oil Majors for Petchem Tie-up

Petronas is in talks with several global oil majors including Shell and Exxon Mobil to develop petrochemical plants within its $20 billion refinery complex in southern Malaysia

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December 29, 2011

Jaber Hazziez Jr. honored for heroism

Muslim firefighter honored for bravery

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December 29, 2011

Ringing in the New Year

By Sumayyah Meehan, TMO The time has come to bid adieu to yet another year. Countries around the world, from Russia to Japan, will ring in 2012 with the pomp and pageantry befitting of a new year. However, for many, bidding farewell to a passing year and welcoming in another one is mere ritual. For […]

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December 29, 2011

Got the Christmas Blues?

For many of us, the holidays are the saddest time…

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December 29, 2011

Animal Communication

A discipline within the field of animal behavior that focuses upon the reception and use of signals. Animal communication could well include all of animal behavior, since a liberal definition of the term signal could include all stimuli perceived by an animal. However, most research in animal communication deals only with those cases in which […]

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December 29, 2011

Shooting Erupts in Hama Before Arab Visit

At least seven people were wounded on Wednesday in the Syrian city of Hama when security forces used live ammunition and tear gas to disperse a protest

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December 29, 2011

Texas Rangers Win the Rights to Yu Darvish

Major League Baseball’s Texas Rangers emerged victorious from a blind bidding process for the services of Japanese pitcher Yu Darvish.

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December 22, 2011

Al Faruq Aminu Traded to the New Orleans Hornets

By Parvez Fatteh, Founder of http://sportingummah.com, sports@muslimobserver.com Former Wake Forest University forward Al-Farouq Aminu was one of three players traded to the New Orleans Hornets last week by the Los Angeles Clippers in exchange for superstar point guard Chris Paul, who ironically is also a former Wake Forest Deamon Deacon. Aminu is in his second […]

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December 22, 2011

Boxing Council Orders Hopkins-Dawson Rematch

The World Boxing Council last week ordered a rematch between light heavyweight champion Bernard Hopkins and former titleholder Chad Dawson

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December 22, 2011

Houstonian Corner (V13-I52)

Pakistani community demonstrates in Houston against recent killings of Pakistani soldiers

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December 22, 2011

Community News (V13-I52)

Syed Rahman wins national award from Jericho NY / Tulsa OK Muslims bring gifts to nursing home residents / Islamic Center of Boston creates scholarship / Signature campaign against Lowes

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December 22, 2011

BADC Chair Nazmul Hassan Receives PhD

The Bangladeshi American Democratic Caucus (BADC) Chairman Nazmul Hassan (Shahin) received a PhD

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December 22, 2011

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