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  • Obituary


    Abdul Latif S. Nakadar, younger brother of Dr. A.S. Nakadar breathed his last on February 20, 2015. The cause of death was cardiac arrest, but he was also undergoing treatment for throat cancer. A very successful businessman by profession he was a community activist and leader liked by both Muslims and non-Muslims. People sought his

  • CAIR-Michigan fundraiser

    The Michigan chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations will host the 15th annual banquet, “Rooted in Faith: Growing Through Service” on March 8, 2015, at the Burton Manor in Livonia, MI to celebrate 15 years of civil rights advocacy. This year’s keynote speaker is Dr. Sherman Jackson, the King Faisal Chair of Islamic Thought

  • Kameelah Rashad receives award

    By Mohammad Ayub Khan TMO Contributing Writer Kameelah Rashad, founder of Muslim Wellness Foundation, has received the prestigious community impact award 2015 from the National Council for Behavioral Health. The mission of Muslim Wellness Foundation is to reduce stigma associated with mental illness, addiction and trauma in the American Muslim community. Rashad received the award

  • Dr.Mohyuddin establishes endowment

    By Mohammad Ayub Khan TMO Contributing Writer ALTON, IL–OSF Saint Anthony’s Foundation has announced the establishment of the Dr. Sadiq Mohyuddin, Mrs. Talat Gul Mohyuddin and Dr. Yusuf Mohyuddin Endowment to promote and enhance pulmonary medicine at OSF Saint Anthony’s Health Center in Alton. The endowment has been initiated with $30,000 in seed money. The

  • Daniel Ansari a top Canadian scientist

    By Mohammad Ayub Khan TMO Contributing Writer University of Western Ontario’s psychology professor Daniel Ansari is one among 34 recipients of Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) awards recognizing the work of outstanding Canadian scientists and engineers. Ansari, a Canada Research Chair in Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, Tier 2, was presented the E.W.R.

  • Boston Muslims join interfaith

    Boston Muslims join interfaith

    By Mohammad Ayub Khan TMO Contributing Writer BOSTON,MA–The huge snow storms in Boston in the past month have been very for difficult for its citizens. The interfaith clergy usually organizes prayer services. But in current circumstances that was impossible. So they created a home made video message to comfort the people. The video featuring Christian,

  • ISIS’ position is not so strong as it might seem

    ISIS’ position is not so strong as it might seem

    By Geoffrey Cook TMO Contributing Writer What we have seen in the recent past weeks has been unmentionable.  The fight within the MENA (Middle East/North Africa) region is for the heart and soul of Islam!  Dar al-Islam is degenerating into an ever deeper Hell through civil war between Muslims there.  What should be done to end the conflict,

  • Islamophobia haunts US Muslims

    Islamophobia haunts US Muslims

    By Carissa Lamkahouan onislam.net DALLAS – For Mohammed Jafri, thoughts that his hijab-wearing wife might be attacked when she is running errands by herself, either in grocery shopping alone or shuttling the kids to the park, have hijacked his personal feeling of safety forever. “I tell her to try not to go anywhere she doesn’t

  • Supreme Court to hear case of a headscarf that cost a Muslim teen a job

    Supreme Court to hear case of a headscarf that cost a Muslim teen a job

    By Lauren Markoe Religion News Service WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Wednesday (Feb. 25) will hear the case of a young Muslim woman who says the Abercrombie & Fitch clothing store illegally denied her a job because she wears a hijab in keeping with her faith. The store argues that company policy used to forbid floor “models” — the company’s word

  • Bank of the West refuses to return deposit of Gaza aid group

    Bank of the West refuses to return deposit of Gaza aid group

    By Susan Schwartz TMO Contributing Writer The Palestine Children’s Welfare Fund (PCWF), a humanitarian aid organization and a sister group to the Free Palestine Movement, has announced that nearly $5,000 in donations collected for the children of Gaza to provide them with essential winter survival items, has been blocked by the bank currently holding the

  • Flu: a worldwide menace 

    By Dr. Anis Ansari Flu (Influenza) is a worldwide problem every year, causing havoc  in some part of the world. Influenza Virus has spread to all contiguous part of the United States. It is thought to have killed 200, 000 people worldwide over the years. The Center for Disease Control (CDC) estimates that 5-20 percent

  • Obama: No religion responsible for terrorism

    Obama: No religion responsible for terrorism

    By David Jackson USA Today WASHINGTON – President Obama said Thursday he doesn’t use terms like Islamic extremism because doing so would promote the false idea of a Western war with Islam, which would help extremists recruit more terrorists. “No religion is responsible for terrorism — people are responsible for violence and terrorism,” Obama told

  • Zaytuna College’s Dearborn fundraiser

    Zaytuna College’s Dearborn fundraiser

    By Laura Fawaz, TMO Contributing Reporter Dearborn, MI – Last Sunday Zaytuna College held a fundraiser event at The Henry Hotel in Dearborn, in efforts to further their five-year plan for the college and the students. About 500 attendees were present from across the country. “Who represents Muslims intellectually?” said Sheikh Hamza Yusuf, Zaytuna College

  • The ‘herstory’ of Malcom X’s legacy

    Margari Hill Often, when we talk about the history of Islam in America, we focus on the great men and their big ideas. This month, in looking at the BlackLivesMatter Movement through the life and legacy of Malcolm X, I thought of the many women who were also part of our nation’s freedom struggle. Just as

  • Witnessing ourselves in relationships

    Witnessing ourselves in relationships

    Karin Friedemann TMO Contributing Writer “Everything happens for a reason. Sometimes the reason is you’re stupid and make bad decisions,” reads a joke circulating on Facebook. But sometimes even smart people make stupid decisions. Many times we don’t actually make conscious decisions but repeat similar mistakes again and again. Part of growing up and learning

  • Muslims forced to grin and bear ignorance

    Muslims forced to grin and bear ignorance

    By Haroon Moghul Most of our conversations about Islam and Muslims feature neither Islam nor Muslims. The bad news: It’s partly our fault. We spend so much time talking to ourselves, we never talk to anyone else. If we write, it’s frequently for each other, assuming that the average American shares our concerns and outrages.

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