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At its core, American Sniper is about white fear

At its core, American Sniper is about white fear

By Joseph Lowndes The Conversation Liberal writers have been lining up for the last month and a half to decry American Sniper along comfortable and predictable ideological lines. “Macho Sludge” was the title of an Alternet piece by David Masciotra. Chris Hedges called it “a grotesque hyper-masculinity that banishes compassion and pity.” Meanwhile, comedian Bill Maher characterized ...


A love letter to American Muslims

A love letter to American Muslims

By Maria Khwaja Bazi Dear MSA kids, I was 17 on September 11, 2001. It was fall of my senior year of high school, and I was worried about a US History exam. I wore a scarf and performed the afternoon prayer in our school’s library. They wheeled a TV ...

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Animated Bilal movie tells story of companion

OnIslam Staff CAIRO – A new animation movie telling the story of Prophet Muhammad’s (Allah’s peace and blessings be upon him) companion Bilal ibn Rabah (may Allah be pleased with him) has been announced in Dubai. “A thousand years ago, one boy with a dream of becoming a great warrior ...

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Las Vegas cemetery

LAS VEGAS, NV–A Las Vegas area doctor is leading the effort to develop the area’s first Muslim cemetery. There are around 18,000 Muslims in the region and no dedicated cemetery for the community, reports the Las Vegas Review Journal. Dr. Osama Haikal is heading the push for a private not ...

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Inspired by Baptists a Muslim mother gives back in Houston

Inspired by Baptists a Muslim mother gives back in Houston

By Carissa D. Lamkahouan TMO Contributing Writer A Muslim since she was 18, Ashley Hammad knows that serving others is a mandate from Allah and a mark of a true believer. But it wasn’t Islam that imparted that love for charity, in fact, Hammad said it was her upbringing in ...

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IMF says Egypt’s reforms starting to spur turnaround in economy

IMF says Egypt’s reforms starting to spur turnaround in economy

By Yara Bayoumy CAIRO, Feb 11 (Reuters) – The International Monetary Fund said on Wednesday that Egypt’s structural and monetary reforms were starting to produce a turnaround in the economy, which has been hit by persistent turmoil since 2011. The uprising that toppled Hosni Mubarak four years ago hit the ...

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Muslim Comic Tickles Funny Bone on Sirius XM

Muslim Comic Tickles Funny Bone on Sirius XM

By Aatif Ali Bokhari TMO Managing Editor Dean Obeidallah. For the first time ever a Muslim comic will be airing a comedy show on Sirius XM. Former attorney and standup comedian Dean Obeidallah will host the satellite radio station live every Saturday from 10 AM to Noon on Channel 121. ...

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Davenport Award

STAMFORD,CT–Sal Syed and Ammad Faisal, founders of Arccos Golf, received the Davenport  Award from the Stamford Innovation Center for being the most fearless leaders in a startup. Their company has developed an app that helps golfers track shots and improve their game. Last year Arccos also won the Web Marketing Association’s WebAward ...

  • Cats and Islam

    Cats and Islam

    Arabs in the 7th century believed that the cat was pure spirited. Pre-Islamic Arabs are said to have worshipped a Golden Cat. The Prophet Muhammad (s) was tender and kind towards cats. He appreciated cats. Muhammad’s (s) favorite cat was called Muezza. There is a well known story regarding the ...

    Review of Talfazat Box

    Review of Talfazat Box

    By Adil James Muslim Media News Service (MMNS) Farmington, MI – I recently had the opportunity to review the Talfazat (http://www.talfazat.com) television box supplied by Neulion–one of the advertisers we are proud to have in this newspaper. Bottom line:  For $30 per month, this is a reliable way to get 24 ...

    Islamic Iphone Apps

    Islamic Iphone Apps

    By Jeremy Blaney EAST LANSING, Mich., Nov. 11 (UPI) — If you want to read a verse from Qur`an, there’s an app for that. If you want to be reminded of the five daily prayers, there’s an app for that. And if you need to know what direction to face ...

  • Muslim Comic Tickles Funny Bone on Sirius XM

    Muslim Comic Tickles Funny Bone on Sirius XM

    By Aatif Ali Bokhari TMO Managing Editor Dean Obeidallah. For the first time ever a Muslim comic will be airing a comedy show on Sirius XM. Former attorney and standup comedian Dean Obeidallah will host the satellite radio station live every Saturday from 10 AM to Noon on Channel 121. ...

    Muslim women in Arizona promote World Hijab Day to spread information and modesty

    Muslim women in Arizona promote World Hijab Day to spread information and modesty

    By Nidah Chatriwala World Hijab Day, which is celebrated on Feb. 1 encourages women to experience Muslim head scarves also known as hijab, for one day. This year, a group of Muslim Arizonans organized an event outside of Tempe Public Library during which they shared Islamic literature and distributed scarves, ...

    Living in the Shadows of the Glittering World

    Living in the Shadows of the Glittering World

    A Personal Account of Living with Depression By: Tasniya Sultana The henna decorated on the palms of each hand. The red sari with golden embroidery wrapped around the bride’s body glittering like the radiant sun. The make up, the shoes, the churiyas (bangles) made of red and gold, adored the ...

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