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Jewish Voice for Peace challenge AIPAC

by Rabbi Joseph Government Affairs Minister The AIPAC Policy Conference is in full swing, and a major policy priority will be infringing on your right to free speech by lobbying Congress to pass the Israel Anti-Boycott Act. Call your Members of Congress now and tell them: Don’t let AIPAC bully you into a vote against […]

Justice collapsed: Anti-Muslim racists take law into their own hands

Justice collapsed: Anti-Muslim racists take law into their own hands By Latheef Farook What had happened in Digana on Sunday 4 March 2018 was a crime committed on an innocent Sinhalese lorry driver by three drunken  Muslim three wheeler thugs. It is a matter for law enforcement authority to deal with culprits in keeping with […]

UN States: War criminals would be brought to Justice

By TMO Staff War crimes, potentially crimes against humanity, are likely being committed in east Ghouta and elsewhere in Syria, and the United Nations human rights chief warned on Friday that the perpetrators of these acts must know they are being identified and will be held accountable. “Civilians are being pounded into submission or death,” the […]

Anti Muslim Hate Groups are backed by the Republicans in Idaho

by Dr. Aslam Abdullah In the last week of  February the House in Idaho voted 44-24 in favor of HB 419, Rep. Eric Redman’s anti-Sharia law bill, to forbid the recognition of any foreign law by Idaho courts. Idaho is a northwestern state with a population of 1.7 million people. Muslims are less than one […]

Noor’s Rainbow Chickpea Salad Recipe

by Noor H. Salem  In my last post, we covered the importance of eating a rainbow, from nature that is. My Rainbow Chickpea Salad isn’t only pleasing to the eye, but also extremely beneficial to your physical and mental health. It is loaded with protein, dietary fiber, phytonutrients, antioxidants, anti-inflammatory benefits, and life-depending vitamins and minerals. […]

Eat the Rainbow: Vital Nutrients Your Body Needs

by Noor H. Salem You may have heard a similar phrase to “eating the rainbow” from a popularly-consumed candy that is bursting with eye-catching colors. Essentially however, as a holistic health coach, the rainbow I recommend you eat daily is on the opposite end of the spectrum. Consuming a rainbow diet full of red 40, blue […]

Does America Love Guns More Than It Values Lives?

By TMO Staff After the School shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Shooting in Florida, the Nation is faced with looking at itself in the mirror and ask itself what really matters? On February 14, 2018, a mass shooting occurred at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High school in Parkland, Florida where 17 students and member […]

Islamic Ethics, Praxis, and Spirituality

By Imam Dr Ahcmet Salie In Islam, ethics, praxis, family, and spirituality are sanctuaries. The moral mission of our exemplar (uswatun ?asanah), the Prophet Muhammad (peace be with him), was to cultivate marvelous manners bu?ithtu li utammima mak?rimal akhl?q. Muslims have the 10-13 commandments, the Golden Rule, as well as the Nobel Laws to love […]

How much Does the Gun Lobby pay to buy the silence of people’s representatives?

By: TMO Staff Gun rights groups overwhelmingly supported GOP candidates, contributing $5.9 million in to Republican campaigns in the 2016 election cycle, compared with $106,000 to those of Democrats. In spite of the recent events in Florida, including the shooting affecting innocent school children- politicians, including our president, are blaming mental health issues rather than taking […]

Anti-Muslim protests Shut Down Winter Olympics prayer room

by Aysha Qamar The Korea Tourism Organization (KTO) has cancelled plans for a mobile prayer room in Gangneung for tourists at the 2018 Winter Olympics after strong opposition by anti-Muslim campaigners, the city tourism department’s chief told reporters. The KTO decided to build a prayer room to promote a “Muslim-friendly Korea” during the Winter Olympics, to  increase the number of Muslim […]

AFMI’s 26th Annual Convention Heralds New Dawn in Education

by Mohammed Ayub Khan JODHPUR, INDIA–The American Federation of Muslims of Indian Origin (USA & Canada) held its 26th Annual International Convention and Gala Awards Ceremony in the historic city of Jodhpur in Rajasthan, India on December 30-31, 2017. The convention was held at the massive campus of Maulana Azad University in coordination with Marwar […]

Asylum seekers are sexully harassed, says the UN Refugee agency

by Dr. Aslam Abdullah Asylum seekers are reporting sexual harassment and violence at some sub-standard reception centres on Greek islands – where even bathing during the daytime can be dangerous – despite Government measures to address the dire living conditions, the United Nations refugee agency warned on Friday. “In 2017, UNHCR [the Office of the […]

Violence Soars in Syria, Urgent Action is needed.

by Dr. Aslam Abdullah United Nations Secretary General António Guterres has called for an immediate and unconditional de-escalation of violence in Syria as civilians in the war-torn country suffer through one of the most violent periods in nearly seven years of conflict. In a statement attributable to his spokesperson, Mr. Guterres stressed that “all concerned […]

World failing to stop the war on children

by Dr. Aslam Abdullah Describing January as “a dark month” in crisis-torn Middle East and North Africa, the United Nations Children’s Fund   director for the region said recently that the violence has had a devastating toll on children, who were being killed in ongoing conflicts or suicide attacks, or freezing to death as they […]

Pakistani Forces find Indian Girl Lost at Border

by TMO Staff What started out as an ordinary day for Pooja Meghwal turned into an adventure, when the seven-year-old girl strayed across the border to be found by Pakistani Rangers. Lost Meghwal made it home three days later, with new shalwar kameez, slippers and snacks. “The weight of the firewood on my head made […]

Detroit Michigan Welcomes Sakinah House

by Samana Sheikh The first women shelter developed and operated by Muslims has opened in Detroit, Michigan. Although, this transitional home is open to all women varying in religion and ethnic diversity; everyone is excited that Sakinah House is finally operating. “There was a need in the community to help those muslim women find a […]

2018: The Year of Government Shutdowns

by TMO Staff As we slept, the federal government was shut down due to long-term budget deal. This was the second time in three weeks that a government shutdown has taken place. The reason behind this shutdown is related to the shutdown that took place in January. Congress had agreed to keep the government running […]