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Omar Ishrak New CEO–Medtronics

*The Muslim Observer

Omar Ishrak this month took over as CEO of the pacemaker company Medtronics. Ishrak spent 16 years at GE Healthcare, the world’s biggest maker of medical imaging equipment

ISNA Convention Chicago

*The Muslim Observer

Top Moments From 48th Annual ISNA Convention ISNA Press Release The 48th annual ISNA convention has come and gone, and thousands of attendees from across North America were ab

Dubai Hotels Aim to Pick Up Pilgrim Trade During Ramadan

*The Muslim Observer

The National Atlantis Hotel in Dubai. Hoteliers in Dubai are trying to tempt pilgrims to stop over in the emirate on their way to Saudi Arabia to make up for an expected slump

V. Postscript

*The Muslim Observer

By Geoffrey Cook, TMO Medford (Ore.)--As chronicler starts out (June 23rd) from Southern Oregon, the news coming from the Middle East is principally from Libya.   Althou

Bangladeshi American Democratic Caucus Chairman Attends White House Reception for Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage

*The Muslim Observer

By Nargis Hakim Rahman Chairman of the Bangladeshi American Democratic Caucus, Nazmul Hassan Shahin, was invited to the White House for a reception to honor Asian American and Pac

Jury Duty in the United States of America

*The Muslim Observer

By Karin Friedemann, TMO This week I served on a jury for the first time. It was an extremely boring and annoying experience, but at the same time surprisingly pleasant. I am happ

Food Woes Set to Define Middle East

*The Muslim Observer

By Sumayyah Meehan, TMO The fight for freedom and democracy rages on in many parts of the Middle East, as people clamor for change in their homelands. However, according to a rece

Saudi Arabia’s Three Worries

*The Muslim Observer

By Jason Burke In a speech, Prince Turki al-Faisal outlines Saudi Arabia’s concerns relating to the Arab spring, its foreign policies and Iran. It was a very discreet meet

The Lies That Sold Obama’s Escalation in Afghanistan

*The Muslim Observer

By Gareth Porter A few days after Barack Obama’s December 2009 announcement of 33,000 more troops being sent to Afghanistan, in testimony before the Senate Armed Services C

Flotilla Passengers Today’s Freedom Riders

*The Muslim Observer

By Truthout Staff / Editorial An activist gestures on board the boat “Juliano”, part of a Gaza-bound flotilla, as it departs fro