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Malcolm X’s Grandson Gone at 28

*The Muslim Observer

By Karin Friedemann, TMO 28 year old Malcolm Shabazz, the grandson and only male descendant of Malcolm X, who reportedly embraced Shia Islam recently and was becoming known as a p

Advice Column

*The Muslim Observer

By Noor Salem, TMO Question: Is it true that potatoes are fattening and should be avoided? Answer: I’m not surprised that potatoes have a very bad rep in this country. The

Touchscreen

*The Muslim Observer

A touchscreen, also known as “surface” computing, is a virtual display complete with a sensitive screen that recognizes touch by the finger or hand. Touchscreens are ab

Malaysia’s Najib Packs New Cabinet With Conservatives

*The Muslim Observer

By Niluksi Koswanage KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak, whose poor showing in a general election earlier this month has left him vulnerable to the cons

Palestinians Mark 65 Years Since Displacement

*The Muslim Observer

By Noah Browning RAMALLAH, West Bank (Reuters) - Palestinians clashed with Israeli forces in the occupied West Bank on Wednesday during demonstrations to mark 65 years since what

Obituary–Sanabel Abubaker

*The Muslim Observer

Muslim Legal Fund Press Release We are deeply saddened by the passing of Sanabel Abubaker, daughter of Shukri Abubaker of the HLF5. Her courage in the face of tremendous difficult

Tired Of Economic Crisis, Sudanese Pack Up To Try Their Luck Abroad

*The Muslim Observer

By Ulf Laessing KHARTOUM, May 15 (Reuters) - In a cramped government office in Khartoum, engineer Ahmed Taha and dozens of other Sudanese, lured by local newspaper adverts for job

Egypt Judges Suspend Talks With Mursi Over Disputed Reforms

*The Muslim Observer

By Alexander Dziadosz CAIRO (Reuters) - Senior Egyptian judges halted talks with President Mohamed Mursi on judicial reforms on Wednesday after parliament decided to discuss the p

Bahraini to Head Asian Football

*The Muslim Observer

By Parvez Fatteh, Founder of http://sportingummah.com, sports@muslimobserver.com Sheikh Salman bin Ibrahim al-Khalifa was named Asian Football Confederation’s new president