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An Open Letter to the New Zealand Terrorist

The following open letter was written by a Chinese revert Muslim on the terrorist attack in New Zealand  To: The Terrorist, who attacked Muslims in NZ.(I) Appreciate that you made the effort to find out the timing of our noon prayer.Appreciate that you learnt more about our religion to know that Fridays are the days […]

Lessons to Learn from New Zealand Terror Attack

By Dr. A. S. Nakadar A highly developed,  peaceful, New Zealand, was rocked by a tumultuous earth-shaking terrorist event. A white supremacist gunned down 50 innocent people assembled for Friday congregational prayers and injured an even larger number of people.  Among them were men, women, children and elderly. According to the NZ police Department, the […]

State Department Warning to tourists traveling to India

by TMO Staff The State Department has asked US citizens traveling to India to exercise increased caution in India due to crime and terrorism.  It says in its briefing on March 8, 2019 Do not travel to: The state of Jammu and Kashmir (except the eastern Ladakh region and its capital, Leh) due to terrorism and civil […]

Dr. Resham Khan: A Muslim Woman to be Honored

by TMO Staff Helping a community stay healthy, Dr. Reshma Khan is someone to acknowledge and celebrate during Women’s History Month. Dr. Khan is noted in the community as a woman fulfilling her dream through her positive contributions to contemporary society. Influenced by her faith, Dr. Khan is the founder and executive director for the […]

Cookie Pie for Pi Day

by Noor Salem Recently, we shared a delicious raw key lime pie recipe, but if you’re not a big fan of pie, what about a cookie to enjoy for Pi Day instead? A cookie pie is simply a cookie bar-like dessert, merely shaped like a pie. This is kids and adult friendly alike. Enjoy baking […]

Trump is under hot water from Cohen’s Testimony

by Aysha Qamar Michael D. Cohen, President Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer and fixer, gave a contradicting testimony before a closed House Intelligence Committee hearing on Capitol Hill last month. Cohen pleaded guilty to several federal crimes, including lying to Congress on behalf of the President last year.  He is scheduled to begin his three-year […]

Remembering Kashmir’s Beauty

by Victor Begg When Americans hear the news of deadly conflict in Kashmir between Pakistan and India, they simply move on to the next news story. For them, if they know anything, Kashmir simply means an endless conflict zone. What they don’t know is that this region is one of the most beautiful spots on earth—and […]

Congress Defeats Pro-Israeli Lobby

By Dr. Aslam Abdullah When it came to votes, only 23, all of whom were Republican members of Congress voted a resolution condemning hatred and intolerance including Islamophobia and anti-semitism. 407 congress members from both the parties created the history as for the first a resolution condemning anti-Muslim bigotry in America was addressed. Three Muslim […]

Tumultuous Week In Israeli Politics with Netanyahu-Extremist Alliance and Corruption

By Yousuf Ali In the past week, two pervasive issues within Israeli politics have resurfaced: extremism and corruption. To begin, Israeli Prime MInisters Benjamin Netanyahu came under fire as he moved towards allying himself with a Jewish extremist group, the Jewish Power Party (Otzma Yehudit) for electoral purposes. For background, the party has its ideological […]

Gruesome Details Emerge About Khashoggi’s Assassination

By Yousuf Ali Saudi Journalist Jamal Khashoggi was assassinated in October of 2018 at his country’s general consulate in Istanbul. Khashoggi was a critic of the Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman and claimed that he was not a true reformer and that he was actually consolidating his own power under the guise of genuine […]

Democratic Presidential Candidates defends Ilhan Omar

by TMO Staff  Three Democratic presidential candidates Sens. Bernie Sanders, Kamala Harris and Elizabeth Warren have defended the right of congresswoman Ilhan Omar to criticize pro-Israel groups and politicians, which have been called anti-Semitic. Sanders, who is Jewish, said criticism of Omar is aimed at stopping a discussion about American’s foreign policy toward Israel. “What […]

Cohen testimony raises critical questions about 2020 elections

by TMO Staff The most dramatic sentence that Michael Cohen made at the conclusion of his congressional testimony should concern every American. Cohen said ” “I fear that if he loses the presidential election in 2020, there will never be a peaceful transition of power.” He was obviously referring to the belligerent mode of Trump’s […]

A guide to the conflict between India and Pakistan

By Aysha Qamar There is hope for peace in the ongoing conflict between India and Pakistan. Amidst tensions escalating between the two nuclear-armed countries, Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan said the Indian pilot who was captured by Pakistani forces after his plane was shot down this week would be released as a gesture of peace on March 1. […]

Flying together, not frying together

by Dr. Mike Ghouse The bile of revenge among “some Indians” but not “all Indians” was raging when the terrorist killed 44 of the army personnel in Pulwama. Now the same revenge bile is raging among “some Pakistanis” but not all. India claimed that it destroyed the training camp of Jaishe Muhammad, (Muhammad’s Sena is like […]

The Ambassadors

by Sanaa, TMO Youth Corner With our hijabs or beards donned, it is easy for anyone to recognize Muslims in public, and our neighbors or friends associate us with being ambassadors of Islam and the way we conduct ourselves is the way they see Islam. We cannot change that, so we must take the responsibility […]