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US Goes for the Jugular in Pakistan

*The Muslim Observer

Courtesy Chidanand Rajghatta, TNN WASHINGTON: Finally acknowledging that Pakistan represents a clear and present danger to American and world security, the Bush administration i

Alcohol Fatwa Controversy

*The Muslim Observer

Courtesy Frances Harrison, Religious affairs reporter, BBC News A prominent Egyptian cleric has created controversy by issuing a fatwa that says tiny amounts of alcohol are perm

Hezbollah Turns to Iran for New Weapons Against Israel

*The Muslim Observer

Courtesy Robert Fisk in Teir Dibba, south Lebanon The Shia “martyrs” of this hill village are normally killed in the dangerous, stony landscape of southern Lebanon,

Princeton Academic Received Guggenheim Fellowship

*The Muslim Observer

Prof.Yacine Ait-Sahalia, an economist and a finance professor, at Princeton was granted the prestigious Guggenheim Fellowship. Only 190 recipients were chosen from a pool of 2,600

Obama Launches Hebrew Blog

*The Muslim Observer

Courtesy NDTV Active Facing a mass email campaign branding him a secret anti-semite and a ‘’closet Muslim’’, Presidential hopeful Barack Obama has lau

Arab World Sees U.S. in Poor Light: Poll

*The Muslim Observer

By Sue Pleming WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Eight out of 10 Arabs have an unfavorable view of the United States and only six percent believe the U.S. troop build-up in Iraq in the las

Kaaba Key Sets New Islamic Art Auction Record

*The Muslim Observer

Courtesy World Bulletin A 12 century key to the Kaaba in Mecca, Saudi Arabia, the holiest site in Islam, sold for 9.2 million pounds ($18.1 million) late on Wednesday, setting a

A Mother’s Crime

*The Muslim Observer

By Sumayyah Meehan, MMNS Walking back from the Mosque one afternoon, Shajahan Mohammad, a Bangladeshi laborer in Kuwait, stumbled upon a common scene. He saw two stray cats figh

Teenage Girls in Chaos

*The Muslim Observer

By Elder George I intended to follow up last week’s article on the Tyrant Mother Part Two with an article about the documentary The War on Boys, but certain events of mor

Too Extreme?

*The Muslim Observer

By Bob Wood, MMNS This article is a follow-up to one published in this space last September, regarding investing with an eye to what is happening with the U.S. economy. Since m