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Saudi Women Lobby King for Driving Right

*The Muslim Observer

By Donna Abu-Nasr JIDDAH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — For the first time ever, a group of women in the only country that bans female drivers have formed a committee to lobby for

Ramadan Resolution by US House of Representatives

*The Muslim Observer

Editorial Note: The United States House of Representatives passed a symbolic but deeply moving tribute to Muslims and Ramadan this year. The text of the resolution follows: 11

Leaving Home…

*The Muslim Observer

By Riverbend Editor’s note: This is the most recent blog post of Riverbend, riverbendblog.blogspot.com, in which she describes her journey to Syria to escape the viole

Ruqaiyyah Waris Maqsood, an Interview

*The Muslim Observer

By Sumayyah Meehan Her books about Islam have helped millions, if not billions, of people learn about Islam. She has used her own life to spread the message of Islam far and wid

Congress Quietly Approves Billions More for Iraq War

*The Muslim Observer

The Senate agreed on Thursday to increase the federal debt limit by $850 billion -- from $8.965 trillion to $9.815 trillion -- and then proceeded to approve a stop-gap spending bil

Commonwealth Nations, Moving Beyond Cosmetic Diplomacy

*The Muslim Observer

By Nilofar Suhrawardy, MMNS NEW DELHI – Diplomacy in the fast moving world of today is no longer confined to the government-level, marked by agreements, memorandums of un

Think Peace – Live Peace

*The Muslim Observer

By Imam Abdullah El-Amin As we all know, the bloody senseless war in Iraq and Afghanistan has been a toll on the minds, hearts, and pocketbooks of too many people the world over

Investments–What to Buy

*The Muslim Observer

By Bob Wood, Muslim Media News Service (MMNS) The objective for any investor, regardless of what type of asset they prefer to invest in, is to buy at as low a price as is possib

Humanitarian Day in Detroit

*The Muslim Observer

By Nargis Hakim, MMNS An overwhelming crowd of volunteers showed up at Cass Park on Humanitarian Day, this past Saturday. Running on it’s 3rd year in Detroit, Humanitaria

Open House at Flint Islamic Center (FIC)

*The Muslim Observer

By Adil James, MMNS Flint--September 30--This past weekend the Flint Islamic Center (FIC) hosted about 300 people, mostly non-Muslims, to address any questions they might have a