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Measles Outbreak Rises to 626 Reported Cases in the US

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by Rohan Shah An outbreak of a preventable disease has caught headlines, with over 626 reported cases of measles in the United States (US) as of April 23. If the disease contin

Terror unleashed in peaceful worshipers

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By Dr. Aslam Abdullah On one of the most sacred and significant days in Christian history, in a Buddhist dominated state of Sri Lanka, suicide bombers allegedly belonging to an ou

Preparing young Muslim scientists to follow footsteps of Medieval scholars

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by Basheer Ahmed M.D. The Institute of Medieval and Post Medieval studies was established in 2001 to help generate a climate of mutual understanding and respect between Muslims

Scientists Unveil First Image of Black Hole

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by TMO Staff Scientists have unveiled the first image of a black hole, the first direct visual evidence that black holes exist. The unveiling of the image, being called Powehi

Algerian President Bouteflika Departs Office

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By Yousuf Ali After weeks of protests, Abdelaziz Bouteflika resigned the presidency of Algeria despite only saying that he would not run for reelection. He had been the presiden

Several Killed in Deadly Iran Flooding

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by Rehan Qamar Seventy people have died in a deadly flood in Iran after record rainfalls began in over 13 parts of the country last month, local Irani media reported. According t

Palestinian prisoners launch hunger strike

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by Aysha Qamar Thirty Palestinian prisoners in Israel's jails have started a hunger strike, news reports say approximately 1,500 others are expected to join the movement next wee

Israel Strikes Gaza after Tel Aviv Rockets

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By Yousuf Ali According to the BBC, Israel carried out dozens of strikes on the Gaza Strip on March 15th. In these strikes, it was reported that four people were wounded. These

Beyond Rape Culture: Neomi Rao’s Bleak Political Track Record

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By Ravleen Kaur Earlier this month, the United States Senate confirmed Neomi Rao to the District of Columbia Circuit Court to replace Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, who w

10 Things You Use Every Day That Are Invented by Muslims

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by Sumeyye Copoglu Along with the first university, and even the toothbrush, there are many surprising Muslim inventions that have shaped the world in which we live today. The