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President Obama’s speech to the Turkish Parliament

*The Muslim Observer

PRESIDENT OBAMA: Mister speaker, madam deputy speaker, distinguished members, I am honored to speak in this chamber, and I am committed to renewing the alliance between our nations

War Crimes Trials?

*The Muslim Observer

Spanish judge to hear torture case against six Bush officials Legal moves may force Obama’s government into starting a new inquiry into abuses at Guantánamo Bay and Abu

Vatican Recommends Islamic Finance

*The Muslim Observer

The Daily Vatican newspaper, ‘L’Osservatore Romano, reported that Islamic banking system may help to overcome global crisis, Turkish media reported. The Vatican said

Record Number of Americans Using Food Stamps: Report

*The Muslim Observer

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Food stamps, the main U.S. anti-hunger program which helps the needy buy food, set a record in September as more than 31.5 million Americans used the program

Ali Munawar, Harvard Trained Scientist, Fighting Viruses

*The Muslim Observer

BioAdvance, operator of the Biotechnology Greenhouse Corp. of Southeastern Pennsylvania, made a $550,000 seed-stage investment in Novira Therapeutics Inc. on Monday. Novira, based

Is the U.S. Experiencing its First Brain Drain?

*The Muslim Observer

Courtesy New America Media, Vivek Wadhwa Editor’s Note: When high-skilled immigrants and foreign students completing their degrees in the United States both consider retu

Ali Abunimah: After Gaza

*The Muslim Observer

By Geoffrey Cook, MMNS Berkeley--March 25t--At his introduction, Ali Abunimah was proclaimed as one of the best Palestinian thinkers in this post-Said period.  In the introdu

Attack on the Police Academy in Lahore

*The Muslim Observer

By Mahvish Akhtar, MMNS Pakistan Correspondent A policeman stands guard during a funeral for policemen who were killed in an attack at a pol

Malaysia’s Ruling Party Struggles to Stay Relevant with New Leaders

*The Muslim Observer

Amid allegations of corruption and a drop in popularity, the party that has been in power for five decades tries to shore up support. Courtesy Simon Montlake, The Christian Scienc