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Weed

*The Muslim Observer

Weeds compete with productive crops or pasture, ultimately converting productive land into unusable scrub. Weeds can be poisonous, distasteful, produce burrs, thorns or otherwise i

Arizona Muslims and Law Enforcement Officials Unite to Work as a Team

*The Muslim Observer

By Nidah Chatriwala, TMO 7th Annual Law Enforcement Appreciation Dinner at Hilton in Mesa, Ariz. On June 14, the Arizona Mus

Houston’s AJ Durrani Wins Election as Texas State Democratic Committeeman

*The Muslim Observer

At the 2014 Texas Democratic Convention which concluded last Saturday June 28 in Dallas, TX, one of the major news item of interest to the Muslim, Arab, South Asian (MASA) communit

Community News 16-28

*The Muslim Observer

Muslim and Jewish Students at UC San Diego Cooperate for Dining Options Muslim and Jewish students of University of California at San Diego are working together to bring more dini

Health Benefits of Fasting

*The Muslim Observer

By Laura Fawaz, Contributing Reporter The holy month of Ramadan is the spiritual month in which Muslims fast from sunrise to sundown, as well as take the benefits of this month

Ramadan: A Centuries-Old American Tradition

*The Muslim Observer

By Khaled A Beydoun Many forget that the first Muslims to celebrate Ramadan in America were African slaves. This weekend marks the beginning of Ramadan. Nearly one-fourth of the

Medical Benefits of Fasting in Ramadan

*The Muslim Observer

By Anis Ansari, MD, FASN Ramadan is the ninth month of lunar calendar when fasting is prescribed for all adult Muslims. This year it started on June 28, 2014. This month is full o

Muslim Stars Shining in Fifa World Cup 2014

*The Muslim Observer

The Brazil 2014 World Cup kicked off earlier this week with many Muslim players dotting the football landscape. Being an integral part of football, Muslim players starring in their

ISIS on the Move

*The Muslim Observer

By Geoffrey Cook, TMO Medford (Ore.)--This article has arisen from a short but fruitful correspondence I had with Catherine Sakdam, the Associate Editor of the Beirut Times, in Le