After Big Delays, Kuwait Moves Ahead On Infrastructure

Freight trucks trundle down the dusty, potholed roads of Kuwait’s busiest port, running into traffic jams as they emerge into the surrounding streets. But after years of inaction, the government is finally moving to ease the congestion.

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February 28, 2013

MDP Convention

By Faiz Khan and TMO Staff Over 3600 people attended the Michigan Democratic Party’s convention at the Cobo Center in Detroit on Saturday February 23rd.  As in the past, the Pakistani American Caucus participated at the event.  Many community members were in attendance.  The Pakistani Caucus welcomed many elected officials and some candidates for various […]

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February 28, 2013

Michigan Representative Rashida Tlaib Fundraiser in Dearborn

Rep. Rashida Tlaib spoke at a fundraiser this Monday in Dearborn, to committed supporters.

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February 28, 2013

Dry Eye

Dry eye occurs when the eye does not produce tears properly, or when the tears are not of the correct consistency and evaporate too quickly. In addition, inflammation of the surface of the eye may occur along with dry eye. If left untreated, this condition can lead to pain, ulcers, or scars on the cornea, […]

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February 28, 2013

Unique Event for Syria in Houston: More to Come: So Don’t Miss Them

This past Sunday at the Houston Arab American Cultural & Community Center (ACC), an unique event was held to make special prayers for the innocent victims of the volatility in Syria

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February 28, 2013

Aboushi Awaiting NFL Draft

University of Virginia left tackle Oday Aboushi looks to be the highest-rated Muslim football player available in this April’s NFL Draft.

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February 28, 2013

Jaziri Gives Roger Federer A Scare

The toast of Tunisian tennis, Malek Jafrizi, got a rise out of tennis legend Roger Federer by taking the first set in their first round match this week at the Dubai Championships.

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February 28, 2013

‘Traces of Pork’ Found in UK Prison Food Served as Halal

Supplier of meat pies and pasties to prisons suspended after FSA informed of contamination

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February 28, 2013

Successful Joint Arab American Meeting

By Susan Schwartz, TMO ACCESS (Arab Community Center for Economic and Social Services) Services California and the National Network for Arab American Communities (NNAAC) held a joint meeting in Anaheim, California this past week. In the nearly ten years of its existence NNAAC has been working with independent Arab outreach community groups for the purpose […]

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February 28, 2013

Pressure Mounts on Israel as Protests Escalate

On February 23, Mohammed Al Namrooti from Gaza doused himself with gasoline and set himself on fire in the street Tibet-style to protest the Israeli blockade of Gaza.

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February 28, 2013

The Crying Butcher: A Visit to an Organic Halal Slaughterhouse

A river of dark, red fluids frothed and pooled over drains. Men in green T-shirts scrubbed the floor with brooms as wave after wave of water washed away the sacrificial blood.

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February 28, 2013

Nominated Afghan Film Fails to win Oscar but makes an impact

Buzkashi Boys tells the story of two Kabul children who dream of being Buzkashi riders

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February 28, 2013

Dr. Aasim Padela wins Ibn Sina Award

Aasim Padela, MD, was recently awarded the 2012 Ibn Sina Award from the Compassionate Care Network of Chicago

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February 28, 2013

Balance

Balance is defined as a state of equilibrium.

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February 21, 2013

Shareef Becoming Agent to The Stars

Shareef and Dimension made a splash in 2010 by signing Joe Haden, the number 1 cornerback in the draft out of the University of Florida, as their very first client.

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February 21, 2013

From France to Oklahoma

Senegalese-French basketball player Amath M’Baye left France for a better basketball future.

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February 21, 2013

Jaiteh Jetting Forward

By Parvez Fatteh, Founder of http://sportingummah.com, sports@muslimobserver.com French Under-18 center Mouhammadou “Mam” Jaiteh is catching the attention of American basketball scouts. The French-born big man was born to a father from Senegal and a mother from Gambia. Despite picking up the game relatively late a the age of 13, his outstanding physical profile made him […]

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February 21, 2013

Third Annual Youth Art Exhibition Held in Dearborn

TMO Columnist Almas Akhtar hosted her third youth art competition in as many years this past Saturday February 16th at the Alexandria Ballroom of the Dearborn Inn in Dearborn

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February 21, 2013

Voting: Local Elections Feb. 26

Voters who qualify can still obtain an absentee ballot

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February 21, 2013

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