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Ramadan & ‘Eid, 1431 / 2010 (FCNA)

*The Muslim Observer

RAMADAN & SHAWWAL 1431 (2010) First day of Ramadan will be Wednesday, August 11, 2010 and Eid al-Fitr will be on Friday, September 10, 2010, insha’Allah. “O

New Media in the Islamic World

*The Muslim Observer

By Geoffrey Cook, MMNS San Francisco This report is of the first of two seminars held in the San Francisco Bay Area during the very end of last winter. The purpose of the two mee

Faizul Hussain Awarded AOF Grant

*The Muslim Observer

BRADETON, FL--Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine third-year medical student Faizul Hussain was awarded a $2,000 Welch Scholars Grant by American Osteopathic Foundation (AOF)

Newly Emerging Middle East

*The Muslim Observer

By Haroon Siddiqui - Toronto Star (DOHA, QATAR) - A tour through this region has opened my eyes to what I had failed to see from North America: that a new Middle East is emerg

The Promise: How Islam Found Me

*The Muslim Observer

By Kari Ansari Islam found me when I had no intention of being discovered. I grew up in Southern California during the 1960s in a non-practicing Christian home. I don’t re

Swedish Dockworkers Boycott Israeli Ships

*The Muslim Observer

Some 1,5000 members of Swedish Port Workers Union impose boycott in all country’s ports which handle 95% of foreign trade to protest Israel’s raid on Gaza-bound floti

The Great Expedition

*The Muslim Observer

By Sumayyah Meehan, MMNS Middle East Correspondent “Pain is temporary. Quitting lasts forever.”            

Israel-US Relations Rocked by ‘Tectonic Rift’

*The Muslim Observer

Israel’s ambassador to Washington says situation has ‘moved beyond a crisis that eventually passes’ Relations between and its staunchest ally, the US, have su

China Plans Nuclear Reactors for Pakistan

*The Muslim Observer

By Howard LaFranchi Washington--China wants to sell two nuclear reactors to Pakistan. The Obama administration thinks that’s a bad idea – but how to oppose that plan