Entries by TMO

Muslim Women Continue to Break Barriers in Elections

by Aysha Qamar The momentum is not stopping. Not only are Muslims but Muslim women in particular here to stay. 2019 is the year of the Muslim woman. Earlier this we saw the first two Muslim women, Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib, be sworn into Congress in the United States and now they are followed by […]

The House has voted to Formalize the Impeachment Inquiry

By TMO Staff Recently, the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi, announced a vote to formalize the impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump. House Speaker Pelosi moved forward with the vote after weeks of President Trump and some Republicans had called the impeachment inquiry invalid without the House vote. In order to formalize […]

Towards Genuine Mosque Safety: how American Muslims can Protect their Houses of Worship

By Yousuf Ali An attack on a mosque in Bayonne, France left two worshippers injured late October. According to the Guardian,  84-year-old Claude Sinke entered the mosque with gas canisters and arms with intention. The attorney of the two injured individuals, Méhana Mouhou, described the event as a “terrorist act”. This was in response to the […]

Soft and Satisfying Ginger Cookies

by Noor Saleem During the past few years, I’ve come across many clients who are frustrated when avoiding gluten or dairy due to limited options, especially when it comes to desserts. I’ve had a family member excitingly purchase ginger snap cookies since they were gluten-free. It took me a minute to skim the ingredient list […]

Chaplain Asma Inge-Hanif Awarded Faith Based Service Award

by Aysha Qamar Governor Larry Hogan of Maryland joined the 36th Annual Governor’s Service Awards Ceremony, hosted by the Governor’s Office on Service and Volunteerism at the Maryland Hall in Annapolis Oct. 23, to celebrate the outstanding volunteer contributions of Maryland residents and organizations. A total of 19 honorees received awards in categories including First […]

The forgotten Kurds

By Khalid Javed Rizvi President Donald Trump ordered a withdrawal of U.S. troops from North Syria followed by a Turkish assault in the name of “operation Peace Spring” on the Kurdish Peoples Protection Unit (YPG) or renamed Syrian democratic forces (SDF) of Kurd on October 13.  The Turkish city of Ankara views the YPG as […]

The End of Al-Baghdadi

by Dr. Aslam Abdullah He met his end by taking his own life along with three children and two women. This is what the President said. Perhaps, a video showing this epic action would prove to the world the extent of the US’ expertise in fighting terrorism.  As leader of the ISIS or ISIL depending […]

Republican Senate Majority Leader Opposes Trump on Syria

By TMO Staff President Donald Trump recently announced that the United States will be withdrawing from Syria. The news was met with mixed views since people have been unsure about what role the United States can play in the region. Since the decision was announced other countries have been aggressive in Syria. Turkish forces have […]

US imposes Visa Restrictions on Chinese Officials

By TMO Staff The United States government has stated that it will impose visa restrictions on Chinese officials that been allegedly involved in the persecution and oppression of Uighurs in China. The Chinese government has stated that it has been working to collect Uighurs and place them in camps, so they do not become radicalized. […]

The 2019 Nobel Prize Recipients

By TMO Staff Since 1901, Nobel Prizes have been awarded to individuals and organizations whose actions have made the world a better place. In total, the Nobel Prizes has 919 individuals and 24 organizations as recipients. The Prizes have several subjects that range from Prize in Physics, Chemistry, Medicine, Literature and Peace. In 2019, 15 […]

India boycotts Malaysian Palm Oil

by TMO Staff Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohammad would not withdraw his criticism of India’s actions in Jammu and Kashmir Kashmir, despite India’s top vegetable oil trade organization’s called for a boycott of Malaysian palm oil.  He said that Malaysians were not afraid of speaking their minds and boycott would not force him to retract […]

A list of Muslim Members of the Canadian Parliament

By TMO Staff In the recently concluded Canadian election, the Muslim community not only voted in large numbers but also won a respectable presence in the Canadian parliament. Eleven Muslim candidates including four women were elected. Of 338 districts, the Liberals won 157, the Conservatives 121, the Block Quebecois 32 and the New Democrats 24. […]

The NBA goes international

by Zain Ahmed In recent years, the National Basketball Association (NBA) has made strides towards making basketball an international sport. To make this a reality they started recruiting worldwide. There have been foreign players representing multiple nationalities recruited to the association, resulting in the production of some of the best talents in NBA history. These […]

Gluten-Free Zucchini Noodle Spaghetti

by Noor H. Salem Last week we’ve discussed issues with commonly consumed treats during this season, such as pumpkin pie, donuts, caramel apples, and other treats. Another common concern I’ve heard from clients is how the gloomy weather causes them to feel more tired, sleep, and craving comfort foods. This recipe is dedicated to a […]

Wars do not offer any solution

by Dr. Aslam Abdullah  Wars are everywhere. Wars impacting Muslims, in particular, have increased over the year. The nondemocratic or semi-democratic governments in the Muslim world are using their people’s hard-earned resources on killing their perceived enemies based on their apprehensions and history. Syria, Yemen, Turkey, Somalia, Afghanistan, Libya, Iraq, Saudi Arabia, Iran, etc. are […]