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  • The stories that matter to Muslims should matter to us all

    The stories that matter to Muslims should matter to us all

    By Ken Chitwood ISLAMiCommentary From the news headlines over the past year you’d think that the news about Muslims mainly consists of ISIS, Charlie Hebdo, Qur’an controversies, the occasional Muslim holiday, and lately the bigoted opinions of some presidential candidates. Stories in the media that imply that Islam is all about violence, Mohammad cartoons, or

  • Why the GOP should care about the Muslim American vote

    By Julie Poucher Harbin ISLAMiCommentary Over the past week-and-a-half Islamophobia seemed to dominate the headlines; first when a 14-year-old Texas student who was arrested for bringing “a hoax bomb” to school that was really a home-made clock, and capped off by GOP presidential contender Dr. Ben Carson saying a Muslim shouldn’t be elected president. Corey

  • Bigotry challenges US Muslim scientists at MIT

    OnIslam & Newspapers CAIRO – Reflecting barriers facing Muslim scientists after a Texas student was arrested for bringing a homemade clock to school, many students at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) expressed fears over the growing Islamophobia in the campus. “That could have been me, arrested for doing what I love, because of my religion,”

  • Fibrillation: heart rhythm disorder

    Fibrillation: heart rhythm disorder

    By Fasiha Hasham Fibrillation is a type of irregular heart beat that consist of rapid, uncoordinated contraction of individual heart muscle fiber. The heart has four chamber and each chamber contracts as a whole unit, to help pump blood effectively, but in case of fibrillation this property of the chambers are lost and each muscle

  • Donald Trump’s dangerous anti-immigrant politics

    Donald Trump’s dangerous anti-immigrant politics

    By Alaa Elasser AtlantaMuslim.com Fox News aired the first GOP presidential debate on Aug. 6, attracting millions of views, including many American Muslims. Most of us did not enjoy hearing Donald Trump reiterate his stances regarding women, war, and immigration. However, listening to his point of view was a necessary step towards becoming a well-informed

  • Why some oppose Ahmed Mohamed

    By Carissa D. Lamkahouan TMO Contributing Writer By now most of the nation knows the name Ahmed Mohamed, the 14-year-old Irving, Texas, high schooler who last week was arrested, detained and eventually suspended for bringing to school what officials claimed they suspected was a “hoax bomb” but was indeed a homemade clock. Ahmed said he

  • Salahadin backers make Netflix listen

    Salahadin backers make Netflix listen

    By Mahvish Irfan TMO Contributing Writer Just imagine it: snuggling up in a cozy blanket with a remote in hand browsing through movies and shows on Netflix. It’s the perfect, lazy Friday night. There’s Chef’s Table, House of Cards, and Salahadin. Wait, what? Yes, you read that correctly. Salahadin. Filmmakers Ahmad Hussam and Nick Armero

  • Football frustration

    Football frustration

    By Ibrahim Abdul-Matin My growing frustration with football is not a secret. I’ve written a handful of pieces now critiquing the industry, the brutal environment, and of course the (mis)behaviors of athletes.  My latest thinking is how it takes so much time away from our families and for that reason, I avoided the entire preseason. But, it’s a

  • Zakat Foundation of America rushes emergency aid to Europe

    CHICAGO, IL – Zakat Foundation of America (ZF) is distributing ready-to-eat meals, hygiene kits, and clean, dry shirts amongst the refugees crossing the borders of Macedonia into Serbia. A representative leading ZF’s efforts at the Macedonia-Serbia border has reported on the dire conditions the migrants are facing, especially given the constant rain and inhumane treatment

  • Creating an atmosphere of communal peace in India

    By Frank F Islam Over the past several years, because of savage and violent acts by radical sects, the word Islam has become entwined with terrorism. This is tragic because it distorts religious beliefs and defames its practitioners. More importantly, it creates great mistrust and a false divide with those of other faiths. In parts

  • Texas Muslim arrested for bringing clock to school

    OnIslam.net CAIRO – A Texas Muslim student, who wanted to impress his teachers with his homemade clock, was arrested by Dallas police after his school claimed that he tried to make a bomb. “She was like, it looks like a bomb,” student Ahmed Mohamed, from Irving, Texas, told the Dallas Morning News on Tuesday, September

  • Of bumpy locks and vocal chords

    Of bumpy locks and vocal chords

    By Butool Hisam The winter of 2013 was an eventful one for me. As a second-year medical student from Pakistan, I spent two months at Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore for a research elective-. It was a time of excitement, wonder and anxiety. One afternoon, after hurrying back to the office from lunch, I stood fidgeting with the

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