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Dissent and Defiance in Damascus

*The Muslim Observer

By Ali Khan 13 April 2011--Young people in Syria are talking about their future. While Bashar al-Assad makes concessions that fail to convince, what is clear is the growing divide

Hijab Gaining Favor in Turkey

*The Muslim Observer

By F. Brinley Bruton ISTANBUL, Turkey — Funda Altintas picks at her lamb kofte and salad and tentatively describes her dream. “I really want to be a professor,â€

Terry Jones Denounced by Muslim and Christian Leaders

*The Muslim Observer

By Adil James, TMO Reverends and imams speak at the ICA press conference at 10:30AM Friday April 22, 2011.  At center is Imam Qazwini of the ICA

Ayesha Khan Receives Prestigious Schweitzer Fellowship

*The Muslim Observer

CHICAGO, IL--Midwestern University pharmacy student Ayesha Khan, a Batavia resident, will soon be spending a year putting her idealism into action. Recently, Ms. Khan was selected

Arabian Sea Host to Rare Humpbacked Whales

*The Muslim Observer

By Sumayyah Meehan, TMO The Middle East is host to a veritable smorgasbord of treasures ranging from the Oud, or Arabian stringed instrument, to the finest breeds of horses in the

ANALYSIS-Investment Key as Indonesia Eyes Greater US Cocoa Exports

*The Muslim Observer

By Michael Taylor A worker checks the quality of dry cocoa beans before filling them into a sack at a warehouse in Makassar, in Indonesiaâ

The “Surge” in Iraq & Afghanistan

*The Muslim Observer

NATO & the Pashtuns--A Misunderstanding of Tribal Identities By Geoffrey Cook, TMO Richmond, VA--April 9th--Your narrator finds himself in the (U.S.) Civil War-era (1860s) er

Letters to the Editor–Syed Aslam’s Response to Criticism of his article

*The Muslim Observer

Dear sir I read with interest the Letter to the Editor dated April 22-228. 2011 written by Mr.  Masood Ranginwala, (Chairman, Islamic Learning Foundation NY).  I would l

A Doctors Guide to Protecting Their Assets

*The Muslim Observer

By Adil Daudi, Esq. A very common joke used by most doctors who have had a bad experience with a lawyer is that “there are more lawyers than doctors in a hospital.” Al