Disenchanted Militants in South Asia Eye Islamic State with Envy

By Jibran Ahmad and Mohammad Stanekzai U.S. General John Campbell, commander of NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF), sal

TMO Foundation’s Essay Contest: First Prize Winner

Why does America give blind support for Israel? By Yousuf Ali Editor’s note:  Yousuf Ali was the overall winner of the TMO Foundation essay competition and won $1,200.

Inspiring Words from Speakers at TMO Foundation Fundraiser

“Have a Vision”            - Haroon Moghul “Control or be Controlled”      - Garry Pie

Founding Member of Taliban Speaks

By Karen Jayes Karen Jayes of CAGE Africa provides insight into the Taliban, correcting many misconceptions the media has perpetuated over the years, by speaking to one of its fou

Every Pakistani-American Doctor & Engineer Should Prepare A Doctor & An Engineer In Pakistan: Abdus Shakoor Sahab

By Ilyas Choudry, TMO “If every Pakistani-American Doctor gives scholarship to a talented boy or girl in Pakistan to become a doctor; And every Engineer, Lawyer, Businessper

The Brand Ambassadors We Muslims Need

We need more brand ambassadors like singer Sami Yusuf who celebrate the humane, liberating teachings and values of Islam By Aijaz Zaka Syed

Community News (V16-I6)

Farah Pandit leaves state department for Harvard Farah Pandith, the first-ever US special representative to Muslim communities, is leaving her position at the State Department to

Community News (V16-I1)

Yosuf Ahmed recognized for saving life at marathon NAPERVILLE,IL--Yousuf Ahmed, a third year medical student at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine, was h

Community News (V15-I44)

Pioneering politician Saghir Tahir is no more Saghir “Saggy” Tahir, 68, died Oct. 16, 2013, in Manchester,New Hampshire,  his adopted hometown of nearly 40 years.

Who Is Benefiting from Her Ongoing Saga?

By Dr. Aslam Abdullah, TMO Editor-in-Chief Prophet Muhammad (s) said: “The seeking of knowledge is obligatory for every Muslim.” (Al-Tirmidhi, Hadith #74) He also said

Moving Forward: ISNA Convention 2013

By Aliya Karim, Asmaou Diallo, Melissa Lemon, Zahra Cheema From left : Islamic Relief USA’s Anwar khan, ICNA Relief USA’s Director of Hunger Prevention Abdul Rauf

Pakistani Snooker Champ Turns Pro

By Parvez Fatteh, Founder of http://sportingummah.com, sports@muslimobserver.com File:  Mohammad Asif, Pakistani snooker champ.

Bahraini to Head Asian Football

By Parvez Fatteh, Founder of http://sportingummah.com, sports@muslimobserver.com Sheikh Salman bin Ibrahim al-Khalifa was named Asian Football Confederation’s new president

Rights Groups Ask FIFA To Withdraw Bahrain Candidate

By Patrick Johnston (Reuters) - Two human rights groups have asked world soccer governing body FIFA to withdraw Sheikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al-Khalifa from the race to become presid

U.S. Secret: CIA Collaborated with Pakistan Spy Agency in Drone War

By Jonathan S. Landay | McClatchy Newspapers People shout slogans during a protest rally against U.S. drone strikes in centra

Islam And Medicine – A Historical Background

By Dr. Yousuf U. Syed, M.D.MPH. Az-Zahrawi The Holy Prophet Muhammad (s), who emphasized the need for l

Asif World Snooker Champ

By Parvez Fatteh, Founder of http://sportingummah.com, sports@muslimobserver.com Muhammad Asif became Pakistan’s first world snooker champion since 1994 after defeating Eng

Pakistan, Iran, Israel and the Bomb:

By Waheeduddin Ahmed Ph.D. September 2012--In the years following the Second World War, communism was advancing rapidly in Europe and in Asia. Churchill had said that an iron curt

Muslim Family Services Provides Backpacks with School Supplies to Detroit Islamic School

Press Release It is that time of the year again when children, families, and schools throughout the nation are getting ready for the start of the new school year. This means havin

UAE Chooses Olympics Squad

By Alaric Gomes A newly painted Games lane on the Olympic Route Network in central London 7/1/12. REUTERS/Hackett

Pak Hurtling Towards Poll

By Seema Mustafa ”President Zardari seems to be the main obstacle in the way of smooth executive-judiciary ties. He is certainly part of the problem, and not the solution.â

Oman Warns on Military Confrontation with Iran

Oman, located strategically on the opposite side of the Strait of Hormuz from Iran, said the risk of military conflict between Tehran and the West was rising but there was still pl

A Living Legend: Abdul Sattar Edhi

A man worthy of a Noble Peace Prize and maybe more! By Almas Akhtar, TMO “Edhi” is a household name in Pakistan, a name which is a source of comfort and trust for the

Irfan Pathan Recalled to Indian Cricket Team

By Parvez Fatteh, Founder of http://sportingummah.com, sports@muslimobserver.com Irfan Pathan, who was once hailed as India’s solution for its all-rounder woes, has been th

Houstonian Corner (V13-I49)

ISGH Elections at Main Center this Coming Sunday December 04th - 9AM-4PM The largest one community Islamic Organization in USA, the Islamic Society of Greater Houston (ISGH), has