Entries by TMO

Sri Lanka’s New Prime Minister

by TMO Staff The country of Sri Lanka has been currently on a rollercoaster of politics. Shocking news came out of the island country in the Indian Ocean, when President Maithripala Sirisena removed Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, dissolved his cabinet and suspended the parliament. After these major acts, he appointed former President Mahinda Rajapaksa as […]

President Trump says, “Sanctions are Coming”

by TMO Staff Recently, President Donald Trump tweeted about imposing sanctions on Iran, for following the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, created under the Obama Administration. The tweet featured a picture of President Trump walking while looking to the side with a caption in the foreground that said, “Sanctions are Coming”, similar to HBO’s series, […]

Human Rights Violation in Saudi Arabia

by TMO Staff Saudi Arabia has been infamous for violations of human rights over the years. Stories of people getting publicly beheaded and amputations of body parts have traveled across the globe, inciting fear and creating a rhetoric that no one shall mess with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The kingdom bases its action on […]

Khashoggi’s Family Requests Return of Body

by TMO Staff The unfortunate death of Washington Post columnist, Jamal Khashoggi, dominated international news outlets for the past month. The world was shaken after hearing the details of his death at the Saudi Arabian Consulate in Istanbul, Turkey on October 2, 2018. The world looked to President Donald Trump to see what actions must […]

Where Do We Go From Here: Making the Best of the Midterm Result

By Yousuf Ali For Muslims in America, the 2018 election brought several important milestones with the election of the first 2 Muslim women to Congress, Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) and Ilhan Omar(D-MN), and the first Muslim being elected to a statewide office with Keith Ellison becoming the Attorney General of Minnesota. At the same time, appealing […]

Midterm Elections Results for Muslims

by Dr. Aslam Abdullah  For more than 87,000, national, local and state governments Americans elect more than 511,000 public officials. However, the elections for Congress and the office of the Presidency draw the most intense interest in the electoral process. In 2018, the candidates running for 435 congressional districts and 35 Senate seats as well as thousands of local […]

AFMI 28th Annual Convention a Grand Succes

By Dr. Aslam Abdullah The 28th convention of the American Federation of Muslims of Indian origin (AFMI) concluded in Toronto with a strong message to support pluralism and defend democracy against the forces that have democratic institutions in India to divide people and spread hatred in the name of religion. AFMI is mainly concerned about […]

Tasty Kale Tabouli Recipe

by Noor H. Salem Whether you are grilling homemade kafta patties, or topping salmon with your favorite vegetables, tabouli salad is a wonderful side. With the increase in gluten-free diets, it might be devastating for you to not consume tabouli if you love it greatly. While parsley is an incredibly healthy leafy herb, to add […]

GATE holds a panel to discuss Disabilities

By Samana Sheikh A local community organization called, GATE (Greater Awareness Through Education) brought together a panel in Farmington Hills, MI on October 21, 2018 to discuss aging in America. The panel consisted of Doctor Sabiha Omar MD (Psychiatrist), Shaista Kazmi (Founder of Apna Ghar), Marsha Koet (Senior Services Supervisor, Farmington Hills), and Urmila Agarwal (Social Worker). […]

The 2018 Women of Color STEM Multicultural Conference Awards

by Samana Sheikh Women from various backgrounds received awards for their accomplishments on October 13, 2018, at the STEM Multicultural Conference Awards which was co-hosted by Women of Color magazine. Women in cocktail dresses arrived at the Cobo Center in Detroit, Michigan. Many receiving awards while their family members came as support systems. The award […]

Mom’s Heartwarming Cabbage Rolls

by Noor H. Salem As the cold weather rolls in, the thought of ice cream, iced coffee, and a cold layered dip might not be what your cravings are leaning towards most. Warm soup, a hot cup of tea, and definitely some homemade malfoof will definitely hit home. Malfoof is a traditional Palestinian dish, which […]

The Future of Democracies and Human rights

by Basheer Ahmed, M.D. Chairman Emeritus, MCC for Human services The rise of authoritarianism in the US is diminishing its leadership role in protecting human rights and promoting democracy around the world. Saudi Arabia’s Human Rights crises and the developing story of Mr. Jamal Khashoggi’s disappearance is clear evidence of this lack of support for […]

A Muslim woman President of the United States in 2036

Book by Mike Ghouse  The book, The American Muslim Agenda, is a primer, a blueprint, a roadmap for American Muslims to consider. It took 18 years to complete the book replete with verses from the Quran and supported by Prophet Muhammad’s practices. The American Muslim Agenda is slated to be released around Thanksgiving and will be […]

Why Muslims Should Oppose Gerrymandering

By Yousuf Ali “Indeed, Pharaoh extolled himself in the land and made its people into groups, oppressing a faction among them” (Qur’an 28:4) “Majority-minority districts, by concentrating the minority vote in certain districts, have the. . . consequence of diluting their influence elsewhere,” Kim Soffen from the Washington Post stated. When it comes to the […]

A Terrorist and Terrorism

by Abdul Ghani Desai Today, the good news is that Mail Bombing suspect is arrested.  Another good news, and especially for the American Muslims is that Mail Bombing suspect isn’t a Muslim.   Here US Department of Justice news conference, featuring Attorney General Jeff Sessions and FBI Director Christopher Wray. Did you notice that none has […]