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Witnessing ourselves in relationships

Witnessing ourselves in relationships

Karin Friedemann TMO Contributing Writer “Everything happens for a reason. Sometimes the reason is you’re stupid and make bad decisions,” reads a joke circulating on Facebook. But sometimes even smart people make stupid decisions. Many times we don’t actually make conscious decisions but repeat similar mistakes again and again. Part ...


The Muslim community’s hidden shame

The Muslim community’s hidden shame

By Mira Abouelezz Editor’s note: This article originally appeared in MuslimGirl.net at muslimgirl.net/10439/chicago-imam-shaming-women/  Muhammad Abdullah Saleem. Age 75. Founder of the Institution for Islamic Education and prominent religious leader in Illinois. Accused of sexual abuse. Shock waves duly reverberated throughout the local Muslim community, who have revered and trusted Saleem ...

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ISIS’ position is not so strong as it might seem

ISIS’ position is not so strong as it might seem

By Geoffrey Cook TMO Contributing Writer What we have seen in the recent past weeks has been unmentionable.  The fight within the MENA (Middle East/North Africa) region is for the heart and soul of Islam!  Dar al-Islam is degenerating into an ever deeper Hell through civil war between Muslims there.  What should be ...

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Islamophobia haunts US Muslims

Islamophobia haunts US Muslims

By Carissa Lamkahouan onislam.net DALLAS – For Mohammed Jafri, thoughts that his hijab-wearing wife might be attacked when she is running errands by herself, either in grocery shopping alone or shuttling the kids to the park, have hijacked his personal feeling of safety forever. “I tell her to try not ...

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Inspired by Baptists a Muslim mother gives back in Houston

Inspired by Baptists a Muslim mother gives back in Houston

By Carissa D. Lamkahouan TMO Contributing Writer A Muslim since she was 18, Ashley Hammad knows that serving others is a mandate from Allah and a mark of a true believer. But it wasn’t Islam that imparted that love for charity, in fact, Hammad said it was her upbringing in ...

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IMF says Egypt’s reforms starting to spur turnaround in economy

IMF says Egypt’s reforms starting to spur turnaround in economy

By Yara Bayoumy CAIRO, Feb 11 (Reuters) – The International Monetary Fund said on Wednesday that Egypt’s structural and monetary reforms were starting to produce a turnaround in the economy, which has been hit by persistent turmoil since 2011. The uprising that toppled Hosni Mubarak four years ago hit the ...

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Muslim Comic Tickles Funny Bone on Sirius XM

Muslim Comic Tickles Funny Bone on Sirius XM

By Aatif Ali Bokhari TMO Managing Editor Dean Obeidallah. For the first time ever a Muslim comic will be airing a comedy show on Sirius XM. Former attorney and standup comedian Dean Obeidallah will host the satellite radio station live every Saturday from 10 AM to Noon on Channel 121. ...

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Obituary

Obituary

Abdul Latif S. Nakadar, younger brother of Dr. A.S. Nakadar breathed his last on February 20, 2015. The cause of death was cardiac arrest, but he was also undergoing treatment for throat cancer. A very successful businessman by profession he was a community activist and leader liked by both Muslims ...

  • Cats and Islam

    Cats and Islam

    Arabs in the 7th century believed that the cat was pure spirited. Pre-Islamic Arabs are said to have worshipped a Golden Cat. The Prophet Muhammad (s) was tender and kind towards cats. He appreciated cats. Muhammad’s (s) favorite cat was called Muezza. There is a well known story regarding the ...

    Review of Talfazat Box

    Review of Talfazat Box

    By Adil James Muslim Media News Service (MMNS) Farmington, MI – I recently had the opportunity to review the Talfazat (http://www.talfazat.com) television box supplied by Neulion–one of the advertisers we are proud to have in this newspaper. Bottom line:  For $30 per month, this is a reliable way to get 24 ...

    Islamic Iphone Apps

    Islamic Iphone Apps

    By Jeremy Blaney EAST LANSING, Mich., Nov. 11 (UPI) — If you want to read a verse from Qur`an, there’s an app for that. If you want to be reminded of the five daily prayers, there’s an app for that. And if you need to know what direction to face ...

  • Muslim Comic Tickles Funny Bone on Sirius XM

    Muslim Comic Tickles Funny Bone on Sirius XM

    By Aatif Ali Bokhari TMO Managing Editor Dean Obeidallah. For the first time ever a Muslim comic will be airing a comedy show on Sirius XM. Former attorney and standup comedian Dean Obeidallah will host the satellite radio station live every Saturday from 10 AM to Noon on Channel 121. ...

    Muslim women in Arizona promote World Hijab Day to spread information and modesty

    Muslim women in Arizona promote World Hijab Day to spread information and modesty

    By Nidah Chatriwala World Hijab Day, which is celebrated on Feb. 1 encourages women to experience Muslim head scarves also known as hijab, for one day. This year, a group of Muslim Arizonans organized an event outside of Tempe Public Library during which they shared Islamic literature and distributed scarves, ...

    Living in the Shadows of the Glittering World

    Living in the Shadows of the Glittering World

    A Personal Account of Living with Depression By: Tasniya Sultana The henna decorated on the palms of each hand. The red sari with golden embroidery wrapped around the bride’s body glittering like the radiant sun. The make up, the shoes, the churiyas (bangles) made of red and gold, adored the ...

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