This Is How It Feels to Be the Only Hijabi in My Kickboxing Class

BY IMAANASIM I joined my kickboxing class eight months ago, after leaving my beloved jujitsu class back in Doha last year. The biggest difference between the two classes is tha

The American Contradiction

By Haroon Imtiaz Americans celebrate the birth of their nation every year on July 4. It was on this day in the year 1776 that Americans ratified Thomas Jefferson’s Declaration

Taliban Meets US Despite Continuing Attacks

By Yousuf Ali The main two rivals in Afghanistan, the Taliban and the Afghan government said that they would meet the following Sunday as the United States seeks a deal with the

Bernie Sanders wants to forgive your student loan debt

by TMO Staff When Bernie Sanders ran in the 2016 presidential election, his plan for free college tuition could not go far due to his defeat then. Second time around, it is once

Very Berry Smoothie Recipe

by Noor Salem While juicing and drinking smoothie have become a hot fad recently, it’s very crucial that you are careful with the options you decide to drink. Drinking raw veg

Is There Any Way to Protect Ourselves From Evil Eye?

BY MARIAMTANVIR It was a lavish dinner party that we attended with our little family. The baby was just getting to a sociable stage so naturally, he was the life of the party!

HIV Outbreak Reaches Epidemic Levels in Pakistan

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

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

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

June 2019 Print issue

June 2019 Print issue

Who’s Afraid of Arabic Numerals?

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  

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

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

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

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

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

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

Ramadan Quran Series Day 29

Ramadan Quran Series Day Twenty-nine by Dr. Aslam Abdullah As-Saff (The Ranks) (61) As-Saff is the 109th Surah revealed upon the Prophet. It was revealed in Medina and i

Ending Ramadan Strong

By Yousuf Ali To be honest, it has always been very difficult for me to talk or write about myself, but I can say that this Ramadan has been excellent for me. While I did initia

Ramadan Quran Series Day 28

Ramadan Quran Series Day Twenty-eight by Dr. Aslam Abdullah Al-Mujadalah (The Pleading) (58) Medina Al-Mujadalah is he 58th Surah of the traditionally arranged Quran

The Zabardust Khutbah

By Nadia B. Ahmad Ding. Ding. Ding. Ding. The text messages on our family chat came in rapid succession. “Khutbah was zabar10” “What’s zabar10?” “How do

Ramadan Quran Series Day 27

Ramadan Quran Series Day Twenty-seven by Dr. Aslam Abdullah Al-Hashr (The Gathering) (59) Medina Al-Hashr is the 101st Surah revealed upon the Prophet. It is the 59th

Don’t Hide Your Islam- Engagement in your local community

Don’t Hide Your Islam Engage socially, civically, and politically in your local community. By Quaid Saifee The Institute for Social Policy and Understanding (ISPU) is a n

Ramadan Quran Series Day 26

Ramadan Quran Series Day Twenty-six by Dr. Aslam Abdullah Ar-Rahman (The Most Gracious) (55) Medina Ar-Rehman was the 97th Surah revealed upon the Prophet. It is the

May 31st issue.

May 31st 2019 Print issue.