11-19

New Muslim Obama Advisor: Dalia Mogahed

*The Muslim Observer

WASHINGTON: The first Muslim woman appointed to a position in President Barack Obama’s administration met with lawmakers and discussed her role on an interfaith advisory boa

Swine Flu

*The Muslim Observer

WHO warns flu pandemic imminent By Laura MacInnis and Stephanie Nebehay GENEVA (Reuters) - The World Health Organization warned on Wednesday that a global flu pandemic was immine

Standing By

*The Muslim Observer

By Sumayyah Meehan MMNS Middle East Correspondent   It seems like only yesterday that the world, including the Middle East, was gearing up for an the Avian pandemic flu.

Hassan Hathout

*The Muslim Observer

By Dr. Aslam Abdullah, TMO Editor-in-chief Always smiling, always optimistic, always cheerful, always humble, always first to greet and always first to seek Allah’s blessi

The Taliban are Coming…Does it Matter?

*The Muslim Observer

By Mahvish Akhtar, MMNS Pakistan Correspondent Bashir, a store owner in Lahore Liberty says that it’s not scary to him that Taliban are supposedly moving closer. He says,

US-Israel Policy

*The Muslim Observer

By Roger Cohen The sparring between the United States and Israel has begun, and that’s a good thing. Israel’s interests are not served by an uncritical American admi

America and Israel after Gaza

*The Muslim Observer

By Geoffrey Cook, MMNS Following the late Gaza conflict, the mainstream American public’s love affair with Israel has been dented by their disproportional attack.  In

Appeal: to Rebuild Mosque in Kazakhstan

*The Muslim Observer

AssalaamO’Alaikum! Last week I returned to Atlanta from my overseas trip. This included a visit to Kazakhstan, land of Ancient Bukhara. I was guest of Mr. Murat Telibekov o

Afghan Poets Tackle Scars of War

*The Muslim Observer

By Dawood Azami, BBC Pashto Service Female poet Zarlasht Hafeez speaks of the “grief-stricken Pashtuns” The violence in Afghanistan and the Pashtun-inhabited parts of