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Anti-Islam Film Falls Flat

*The Muslim Observer

By Rehab El-Buri The leader of Netherlands’ anti-immigration party, Geert Wilders, posted an anti-Islam film Thursday that was expected to raise an uproar among Muslims.

Lhasa’s Muslim Quarter Closed Off

*The Muslim Observer

By AP / Charles Hutzler (Tibet/China) — Police closed off Lhasa’s Muslim quarter on Friday, two weeks after Tibetan rioters burned down the city’s mosque du

Darfur Tragedy: Appeal from Chad

*The Muslim Observer

By Kaleem Kawaja Editor’s Note: The following is a writeup of a presentation given by the Chadian Ambassador to the US, Dr. Mahmoud Bechir, at the Muslim Community Cente

US State Dept. Protects Citizens Against Israel

*The Muslim Observer

By James Zogby For thirty years now, I have been demanding that my government, in Washington, protect and defend the rights of its citizens of Arab descent when they travel to I

Madrasa Education In India

*The Muslim Observer

By Nilofar Suhrawardy, MMNS NEW DELHI – The new importance being given by Indian Muslims towards changing stereotyped images held about the role being played by madrasa

No Competition–The Elections in Egypt

*The Muslim Observer

By Gamal Essam El-Din With more than 90 per cent of the ruling NDP’s candidates standing unopposed in next month’s municipal election no one doubts the results, re

Not Very Gratuitous

*The Muslim Observer

By Sumayyah Meehan, MMNS Americans are renowned the World over for being the most generous tippers whether they are inside the US or traveling abroad. The standard rate of gratu

Hypocrisy Over Free Speech Issues

*The Muslim Observer

By Linda S. Heard, Special to Gulf News Daily Unless you’re rich enough to buy your own island and reclusive enough never to leave its shores, freedom of expression canno

Is the Pope Provocative?

*The Muslim Observer

By Dr. Aslam Abdullah, Editor-in-Chief of The Muslim Observer The Catholic world celebrated the news of the baptism of Magdi Allam, a non-practicing Egyptian Muslim resident of