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Press Release from IRS re: Stimulus Payments

*The Muslim Observer

IRS Debunks Several Common Myths about 2008 Stimulus Payments February 25, 2008 TMO Editor's note: The stimulus payment will be paid to resident green card holders. DE

Abdel Wahab song, on Oud

*The Muslim Observer

A lovely song of Mohammad Abdel Wahhab, Ya Msafir Wahdak (i.e., Travelling Alone..). I just love the melody and the harmonized transition between scales in that great song ! By

Kosova is Free!

*The Muslim Observer

By Geoffrey Cook, MMNS I have been expecting to write this article for quite some time, but the news only came over the wires this morning -- Sunday February 17th. This has b

Body Parts For Sale

*The Muslim Observer

Courtesy Stephen Scharper, TheStar.com Many faiths find the selling of body parts troublesome In Bangladesh, an indigent Muslim man asks for forgiveness from Allah for sel

On the Political Scene: Dr. Yahya M. Basha

*The Muslim Observer

By Adil James, MMNS Farmington--February 19--Dr. Yahya Basha is an unassuming but very accomplished man who, behind the scenes, has done much to support Muslims while finding ti

Russia Bans Muslim Books

*The Muslim Observer

Courtesy Islam Online Russia’s ban of readable and reliable Islamic books has infuriated the Muslim minority who denounced the move as unjustifiable. MOSCOW - Russi

Amir Hamza: A Book Review

*The Muslim Observer

By Ayub Khan, MMNS The Adventures of Amir Hamza: Lord of the Auspicious Planetary Conjunction. Written by Ghalib Lakhnavi and Abdullah Bilgrami, translated by Musharraf Ali

Guantanamo Six: Justice or Show Trials?

*The Muslim Observer

Courtesy William Fisher Zaynab Nawaz ,30, from Virginia with Amnesty International, marched in support of closing the Guantanamo Bay detention center in Cuba, during a rally in

Pakistan Elections: 2008–Old Parties, New Expectations

*The Muslim Observer

By Beena Inam Shamsi, MMNS The Pakistani election of 2008 brought a severe defeat for President Pervez Musharraf’s allies on Monday, February 18. The Pakistan Muslim lea

Surviving Sandstorms

*The Muslim Observer

By Sumayyah Meehan, MMNS Kuwait City--Sandstorms are an unfortunate part of life in the Middle East. They are fierce forces of nature that blow in when you least expect it and c