ICD Family BBQ Night; Guest Speaker from Oregon

By Noor H. Salem With the new director in place, the Islamic Center of Detroit has been hosting family events on a weekly basis. On Friday, dozens of families joined together in the front parking lot at 6pm and enjoyed the evening with friends. The smell of grilled food filled the air.  There were free […]

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June 30, 2013

Advice Column: Losing Weight

By Noor H. Salem, tmoquestions@gmail.com blackbeanbrownies.wordpress.com Question: While trying to lose weight and cut fried food, I decided to start frying in olive oil or sometimes vegetable shortening instead. Is there any health concern or is it healthier?  Answer: Good choice on trying to cut fried food from your diet, it’s a positive step towards […]

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June 30, 2013

CMU Prisoner Shifa Sadequee’s Sister Speaks to TMO

The case of Shifa Sadequee

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June 27, 2013

Rebels Hang On Near Damascus, Hope For Deal On Arms From Jordan

“Our own men here betrayed the cause,” he said. “Now our only help is our brothers from outside.”

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June 27, 2013

Analysis – Al Qaeda’s Syria Rift May Lead To Open Conflict Among Jihadis

A rift between Syrian jihadis and their fellow fighters from al Qaeda’s Iraqi wing may lead to internecine war among some of the most effective rebel groups in combating President Bashar al-Assad.

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June 27, 2013

Syrian Traders Find Ways To Survive War

In the bustling Baramka district in the heart of Damascus, sounds of iron hammering by mechanics busily repairing cars can be heard next to the large excavated site of an uncompleted $400 million twin skyscraper project.

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June 27, 2013

Myanmar Bans TIME Magazine Issue

By Shibani Mahtani Myanmar has banned this issue of Time magazine carrying the words, “The Face of Buddhist Terror,” with a photo of a controversial Buddhist monk. YANGON, Myanmar — Myanmar’s government has banned this week’s international issue of TIME after widespread outrage in the country over the magazine’s cover story featuring a controversial monk […]

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June 27, 2013

Palestinians Welcome Idol

Gaza Palestinians Give Hero’s Welcome To Their ‘Arab Idol’

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June 27, 2013

Sectarian Killing Rattles Fearful Egypt

CAIRO (Reuters) – Egypt’s president, accused of fuelling sectarian hatred, promised swift justice on Monday for a deadly attack on minority Shi’ites as he tried to quell broader factional conflict to avoid a threatened military intervention.

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June 27, 2013

Big Racists vs Little Racists

How Israeli Apartheid is Coming Unstuck

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June 27, 2013

The Voice

Voice (or vocalization) is the sound produced by humans and other vertebrates using the lungs and the vocal folds in the larynx, or voice box. Voice is not always produced as speech, however. Infants babble and coo; animals bark, moo, whinny, growl, and meow; and adult humans laugh, sing, and cry. Voice is generated by […]

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June 20, 2013

Security Risk Clouds Libya’s Tourism Ambitions

The ancient Roman city used to attract more than 20,000 foreign visitors annually before the 2011 war that ousted Muammar Gaddafi…

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June 20, 2013

Mouhammadou Jaiteh Pulls Out Of Draft

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has threatened Pakistan with suspension because of political interference in their National Olympic Committees (NOC)

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June 20, 2013

Saudi Crackdown On Illegal Firms Threatens Thousands

But after spending 16 years building up his company, the father of four now fears he might lose everything, not for lack of market demand in an economy where high oil revenue is fuelling a construction boom, but because he is a foreigner.

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June 20, 2013

Pakistan Threatened–Olympic Suspension?

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has threatened Pakistan with suspension…

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June 20, 2013

Hospital Investors Agree With US Health Reform

Shares of U.S. hospital operators have been on a tear this year, on average posting triple the gains of the broader stock market, as investors tallied up the benefits of President Barack Obama’s healthcare reform.

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June 20, 2013

Perry: Won’t Add Issues to Current Special Session

More than 50 universities will lose out on $2.4B for about 60 TRB projects

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June 20, 2013

U.S. Missiles, Jets To Stay In Jordan As Syria Crisis Rages

The United States said on Saturday it will keep Patriot missiles and F-16 jet fighters in Jordan after joint military exercises…

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June 20, 2013

Advice Column: Organic Food

When shopping for fruits and vegetables many have heavy amounts of pesticides and chemicals, so you’re better off purchasing organic.

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June 20, 2013

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