Entries by TMO

Global Impact Day: Gardening to Make a Difference

by Noor H. Salem Global Impact Day is a worldwide event held by Al-Maghrib Institute, in which more than 25 cities participate. The mission is to put knowledge into action, and through different means give back to the community. The theme this year focused on the environment, but the creativity that emerged under the umbrella of […]

Ulema, Religious Scholars push Taliban for peace Talks, denounce ongoing war

by Lailuma Noori Courtesy of the Kabul Times As illegal and anti-Islamic war is going on in Afghanistan, the ‘International Conference of Muslim Scholars on Peace and Stability in Afghanistan’ was attended by nearly 100 religious Ulema and scholars from Afghanistan and 37 Islamic countries of the world. The conference was hosted by Saudi Arabia in collaboration […]

Winning Team for FIFA 2018, France has 7 Muslim Players

by Aysha Qamar The French national team was named world champion after defeating the Croatian team 4-2 in the 2018 FIFA World Cup Final in Moscow on Sunday. France won its second World Cup title since it first hosted the 1998 tournament 20 years ago. “We are world champions and France are going to be […]

Justice Kennedy retires, Trump to Appoint New Judge

by TMO Staff Justice Kennedy has recently announced that he is retiring from the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS). The Supreme Court id the highest Court in the United States and any decision made by the Supreme Courts trumps over all other courts in the country. The SCOTUS has been known to have […]

Yemen Rally: a Success

People from diverse backgrounds gathered in downtown Hamtramck, MI on Thursday July 12th, from 6-7 pm to protest “The No Muslim Ban,” and the cruelty being done to the Yemen population. Important keynote speakers included; Abayomi Azikiwe, Rev. Dave Bullock, Saaed Khan, Bill Meyer, Randi Nord, Rev. Rich Peacock, Rev. Ed Rowe, Osama Siblani, Tarek […]

Making Children Suffer, Is this the New America?

by TMO Staff Thousands of kids have been separated from their parents and have been placed in a tent city in Texas. Many of these children are as young as 3 years old. The Trump administration has ordered the Department of Homeland Security’s ICE to raid homes all over the country and take away anyone […]

Delectable Chunky Avocado Salad

by Noor H. Salem In the midst of the summer heat, family gatherings and relaxation are probably leaving you reaching for not so healthy choices, such as numerous scoops of ice cream, overly sweetened lemonade, or store-bought pie. While a bowl of ice cream or ice-cold carbonated beverage may give you a nice cool-off, they definitely […]

Making Healthy Choices at Barbeque Socials

by Noor H. Salem With the scorching hot sun these days, it’s time for iced-cold drinks, barbeque socials, and outdoor activities. In the midst of all the excitement, aim to keep your health in check. Previously, we discussed unhealthy ingredients in ready marinate sauces or spice packets, and shared a simple, yet mouthwatering recipe you can […]

Eid Picnic Gathers Qabeelah Ittihaad Families

by Noor H. Salem With both heavy rain and scorching sunshine within a few hours, the Eid Picnic for Qabeelah Ittihaad definitely engraved many beautiful memories. It’s been more than seven weeks since most of the team met, and the blessed month of Ramadan kept many busy with worship and family time. With the many Eid […]

Was the Korean Summit Really a Success?

by TMO Staff President Trump visited Singapore this month to start peace talks with the leader of North Korea, Kim Jong Un. The purpose of this Presidential trip is to convince North Korea to denuclearize, however, Mr. Trump’s objectives were not fully met. Some have speculated that Mr. Trump created a problem and created the summit […]

Perfect BBQ Dip: Roasted Red Pepper Hummus

by Noor H. Salem In the past, we’ve discussed several key tips for keeping your health in check while still enjoying your family barbeque or picnic. While it’s easy to reach for unhealthy choices, whether due to cravings or social conform, it’s crucial that you try to avoid treats and appetizers loaded with chemicals, preservatives, hydrogenated […]

Muslim Travel Ban: America under the dark Cloud of Bigotry

by Dr. Aslam Abdullah A divided Supreme court on partisan lines upheld Muslim travel ban by a margin of 5 to 4. No different than the 1944 Supreme Court decision that upheld the internment of Japanese American. In the decision, the majority conservative judges believe that the President has a sweeping statutory authority and his […]

Seeking God

by Azher Quader “Tujhe aadam nahin miltha Khuda ki justajoo kaisi Thu hai begaana apna, Aashna ki justaju kaisi” Iqbal “You have trouble seeking humans to connect with , how do you expect to find God? You are unaware of yourself, how do you expect to find the Most Aware?” Some seek God in silent solitude […]

More than 750 join for Family Eid Picnic in Farmington

by Noor H. Salem  Ramadan gathered many people to the masjid for iftars and nightly prayers, with heavy hearts and high anticipation to maximize worship in the blessed month. With the farewell of Ramadan came the Eid prayer, which gathered communities, families, and smiles from across the globe. Nonetheless, many in Farmington Hills look forward to […]

Homemade Marinade for Your Favorite Grilled Chicken

by Noor H. Salem   It’s finally time for summer picnics, camping trips, and family gatherings, usually around the grill. Nothing makes those gatherings more exciting than the smell of fresh grilled meat and vegetables. Nonetheless, while enjoying your social activities with friends and family, it’s important that you don’t lose focus on your healthy eating […]

Resisting Islamophobia Iftar: A Night Of Community

by Justice for Muslims Collective The Justice For Muslims Collective held our second annual community resistance iftar against Islamophobi, June 8. We were joined by over 100 people from the community in a night of fellowship, delicious Palestinian food from Yaffa Grille, and art. It was truly moving for us to see how much we […]

Protesting as a community

by Samana Sheikh Students gathered at the University of Michigan’s downtown Ann Arbor campus protesting the recent Palestine and Israel disputes. The Human Rights Youth Coalition, PYM and USPCN (U.S. Palestinian Community Network) Detroit organized this protest to commemorate that Jerusalem will remain the capitol of Palestine despite the 70 years of illegal occupation. When […]