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HIV Outbreak Reaches Epidemic Levels in Pakistan

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by Rohan Shah More than 700 cases of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) have been diagnosed since April in Pakistan, 576 of which are children. Experts believe that the practi

16 Charged in Bangladesh for Fatal-Burning of Nusrat Jahan Rafi

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by Jill Patel Sixteen people have been charged in Bangladesh, including the headmaster of an Islamic school in the Feni district, for the murder of 19-year-old Nusrat Jahan Rafi

Forgotten Muslim soldiers of World War One ‘silence’ far right

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By Rahil Sheikh BBC Asian Network A hundred years since the end of World War One, historians think recognising the contribution of Muslims can help tackle contemporary issues s

Who’s Afraid of Arabic Numerals?

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Before there was Western civilization, there was Islamic civilization. This article was published in the New York Times Opinion Section, TMO is reposting it to share the quali

Achieving the American Dream, An Immigrant’s Memoir  

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Book Review by Dr. Aslam Abdullah Is there something magical about the country we call the United States of America? Seemingly there is. Here in this land of the braves, drea

Eid Emerging as a national festival in the US

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By Dr. Aslam Abdullah The 1440 AH Eid was no different than the Eid of 1430 or earlier years. Millions attended special Eid prayers and joined festivities all over the world wit

Muslims all around the world celebrate Eid al Fitr

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by Aysha Qamar Millions of Muslims all around the globe gathered to celebrate Eid al-Fitr this week, marking the end of the holy month of  Ramadan. The name Eid al-Fitr translate

Hijab Bans Undermine Women’s Rights, Not Just Religious Freedom

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By Engy Abdelkader This article was originally published on Sojourners. From Central Asia to Western Europe to East Africa, government officials are restricting women’s

12 Killed in Virginia Beach Shooting

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by TMO Staff Another American shooting leaves citizens shocked as 12 are killed in a shooting at a municipal building in the Virginia Beach Princess Anne area June 2. According

Ramadan Quran Series Day 30

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Ramadan Quran Series Day Thirty by Dr. Aslam Abdullah At-Tawbah (Repentance) Medina At-Tawbah is the ninth Surah in the traditionally arranged Quran. It is the 113th