The Water Cycle

The water cycle is the continuous movement of water in and around the Earth.

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December 26, 2013

Second Muslim Spelling Bee

Chicago — Families from all over the United States were converged for the World’s First Muslim Spelling Bee Finals…

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December 26, 2013

Turkish PM, Cleric In War Of Words Over Graft Scandal

A war of words escalated on Monday between Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan and a cleric with powerful influence in the police and judiciary, worsening political turmoil unleashed by a corruption scandal…

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December 26, 2013

Community News (V16-I1)

community news (v16-i1)

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December 26, 2013

Analysis: Domestic Concerns Drive Oman’s Foreign Policy

Traditionally reticent Oman has become unusually assertive in opposing a Saudi plan for Gulf Arab states to close ranks against Iran

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December 26, 2013

France To Maintain A Headscarf Ban Despite Legal Advice

France decided on Monday to maintain a ban on Muslim headscarves for volunteer school monitors despite a warning that it overstepped the law requiring religious neutrality in the public service.

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December 26, 2013

Getting Through the Holiday Season

Meanwhile, Muslims are often not quite sure how to get through the holidays.

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December 26, 2013

Tunisia’s Islamists, Opponents Set Handover Date

A Tunisian boy waves a flag as he runs during a rally in Tunis, December 17, 2013, to mark the third anniversary of the Tunisian revolution. REUTERS/Zoubeir Souissi TUNIS (Reuters) – Tunisia’s ruling Islamists and opposition parties agreed on Monday to finish their handover to a caretaker government by January 14, the third anniversary of […]

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December 26, 2013

Tax Evasion in Pakistan

Reuters in Islamabad Nawaz Sharif, Pakistan’s prime minister, declared that he paid $26,000 in income tax last year. Photograph: T Mughal/EPA Nearly half of Pakistan’s MPs pay no taxes, according to a study that may endanger billions of dollars in IMF and other loans and aid to Pakistan. Cracking down on rampant tax evasion is […]

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December 26, 2013

Bradford Synagogue Saved by city’s Muslims

Faced with closure a year ago, today Bradford’s synagogue’s future is bright, a model of cross-cultural co-operation Zulfi Karim, secretary of Bradford Council of Mosques, and Rabi Rudi Leavor inside Bradford Synagogue. Photograph: Gary Calton It was around this time last year that the trustees of Bradford’s final remaining synagogue faced a tough choice. The […]

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December 26, 2013

Assad’s Secret Lifeline

Assad’s Secret Oil Lifeline: Iraqi Crude From Egypt By Julia Payne Smoke rises from a fire in Adra, east of Damascus, December 23, 2013.  REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh LONDON (Reuters) – The Syrian government of President Bashar al-Assad has received substantial imports of Iraqi crude oil from an Egyptian port in the last nine months, shipping and […]

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December 26, 2013

Elasticity

In physics, elasticity is the tendency of solid materials to return to their original shape after being deformed.

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December 19, 2013

Scientists Prove Deadly Human MERS Virus Also Infects Camels

By Kate Kelland LONDON (Reuters) – Scientists have proved for the first time that the Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS) virus that has killed 71 people can also infect camels, strengthening suspicions the animals may be a source of the human outbreak. Researchers from the Netherlands and Qatar used gene-sequencing techniques to show that three […]

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December 19, 2013

Saudi Expulsions Leave Broken Dreams In Africa & Asia

More than a million people from across the world – managers, maids, accountants and laborers – have left Saudi Arabia since March, after years or even decades working in the Gulf Arab state, which sustains its own citizens with oil revenues.

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December 19, 2013

Syrian Islamist Rebels To Meet U.S. Officials: Opposition Sources

Syrian rebel commanders from the Islamic Front which seized control of bases belonging to Western-backed rebels last week are due to hold talks with U.S. officials in Turkey in coming days

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December 19, 2013

Aga Khan’s 77th Birthday Celebrations – Khushali Greetings to the Pluralist Icon of the World

Aga Khan

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December 19, 2013

Hakim Joins Jets

Saalim Hakim picked up by Jets

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December 19, 2013

Mundine Stuns Mosely

Australian Muslim boxer Anthony Mundine scored a sixth-round technical knockout over Shane Mosley in their World Boxing Association

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December 19, 2013

Community Service Day at Pakistan Center

Consulate of Pakistan to Arrange Community Service Day at Pakistan Center in Partnership with PAAGH on Second Saturday of the Next Three Months: Welcoming Event for Honorable Afzaal Mahmood at Pakistan Center

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December 19, 2013

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