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‘Top Chef’ Fan Favorite Fatima Ali Dies at 29

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“Fan Favorite” Pakistani-American chef Fatima Ali, known for her 2017 appearance on popular US Bravo television series Top Chef, passed away late January after losing a battle

Anti-Muslim politician converts to Islam

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by TMO Staff A former Dutch former politician who spread anti-Muslim hate rhetoric has converted to Islam. Joram van Klaveren is the second ex-PVV (Dutch Freedom Party) polit

Trump Delivers State of the Union Address After Government Reopens

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by Aysha Qamar House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has invited President Trump to deliver the State of the Union address on Feb. 5, following the reopening of the government after the lon

Healthy Homemade 7-Layer Dip

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by Noor H. Salem Whether it’s a gathering with your friends to watch the Superbowl or a family social on a weekday night, it’s easy to reach for unhealthy options without th

Water for Gaza Dinner with Shaykh Yasir Qadhi

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by Noor Salem “I always wonder why I come to Michigan in January with this cold season, but then I feel the warmth of the community,” said Shaykh Yasir Qadhi as he was welc

Venezuela in Crisis

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By Yousuf Ali Over the past 2 weeks, the political crisis in Venezuela has escalated to extreme levels. The already embattled president of the country Nicolás Maduro is now ope

US Muslim leaders call on China to end persecution of Uighurs

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by Aysha Khan (RNS) – More than 130 American Muslim leaders and scholars have signed an open letter condemning the Chinese government’s continued persecution and detention o

Islam Came to America through Black Slaves

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By Yousuf Ali When speaking about the history of Islam in the United States, the discussion naturally goes to the history of immigration from the Middle East and the Indian subc

Virginia Governor Ralph Northam: Racist Yearbook Picture Controversy

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By Yousuf Ali An investigation into Eastern Virginia University’s 1984 Medical School yearbook yielded revelations about Virginia’s government which has left him clinging on

“Seek Permission”: the Importance of Privacy in Islam

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By Yousuf Ali “And when your children reach the age of puberty, have them seek ?to come in?, as their elders do. This is how Allah makes His revelations clear to you, for Allah