Sayed Hassan Qazwini resignsDEARBORN — Sayed Hassan Qazwini, the spiritual leader of the Islamic Center of America (ICA), resigned on Friday, Jan. 23. The imam has been the target of anonymous letters that accused him of corruption of adultery-- claims that he totally denies.
- Mandaloun Bistro brings north Lebanon to the northern suburbs
- Dearborn to pass new hookah lounge laws
- Local educators back Obama's proposal for free community college
- PART FOUR: MEDC was involved in state environmental group’s permitting process
- Detroit-Windsor Tunnel reopened after bomb scare
- Community organizations pay tribute to Dr. King
- Woman files lawsuit against Dearborn Heights Police for forcing her to remove hijab
Netanyahu gambles by challenging Obama in CongressI know what America is," Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told Israeli settlers in 2002 in a hot-mic moment captured on video by Israel’s Channel 10. “America is a thing you can move very easily, move it in the right direction.”
- Saudi King Abdullah dies, his brother Salman succeeds him
- Tunisian blogger jailed for "defaming the military"
Pope Francis on Charlie Hebdo: There are limits to free speechMANILA — Pope Francis on Thursday condemned killing in God's name but warned religion could not be insulted, weighing into a global debate on free speech ahead of a rapturous welcome in the Philippines.
- Russia advises Syrian opposition leaders to attend Moscow talks
- Paris attack reminds Arab cartoonists of dangers at home
- Canada Parliament gunman had planned to travel to Syria
- South American leadrers stand with Gaza, Bolivia declares Israel ‘terrorist state’
- Malaysian airliner downed in Ukraine war zone, 295 reported dead
- NSA may be putting Israeli security interests above U.S., new document reveals
- US accuses Israel of ‘alarming, even terrifying’ levels of spying
U.S. top court rules for Muslim inmate over prison beard banWASHINGTON — An Arkansas policy prohibiting inmates from having beards violated the religious rights of a prisoner who had wanted to grow one in accordance with his Muslim beliefs, a unanimous U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday.
- U.S. tributes, protests mark MLK Day
- Obama strikes defiant tone with Republicans in big speech
- Justice Department preparing to clear Ferguson officer
- U.S. appeals court hears case on NYC police surveillance of Muslims
- Obama seeks enhanced cybersecurity following Twitter hack
- White House to curb methane emissions from oil, gas production
- U.S. police organizations criticize response to alleged brutality
Local and state election resultsBelow are the results for this year's local and state elections.
- Senator-elect Peters: We want to increase minimum wage
- Victorious Snyder: It is time to get more done
- Judicial candidate Tony Guerriero passionate about Dearborn
- Oakland County Commission candidate is diversity champion
- Michigan Supreme Court candidate Bill Murphy: A seat on the court should not come with a ‘for sale’ sign
- Voter registration deadline is Oct. 6
- New faces vie for school board seats in crowded election
Lessons that Hollande failed to learn from Bush’s blundersFrancois Hollande is not a popular president. No matter how hard the "socialist" leader tries to impress, there never seems to be a solid constituency that backs him. He attempted to mask his initial lack of experience in foreign affairs with a war in Mali, after his country enthusiastically took on Libya.
- The Israeli strike against Hezbollah an act of aggression
- Freedom of speech stutters when it comes to Israel
Michigan film incentive positively impacts Arab actors and minority filmmakersDETROIT — Filmmakers have been increasingly capturing Michigan’s unique ambiance with the help of a diverse group of locals— both in front of and behind the camera— since the state approved a film incentive in 2008.
- 'Arab Idol' breaks isolation of Israel’s Palestinian citizens
- Renowned controversial Lebanese poet Said Akl dies at 102
Four men arrested after woman found dead on side of roadDEARBORN HEIGHTS — Four men are in police custody after a woman in her 40s was found dead on the side of the road in Dearborn Heights on Monday. Westland Police Sgt. Robert Wilkie said the woman was believed killed in that city and that tips helped lead police to the men.
- Suspect arrested after entering unlocked cars
- Soccer player suspected of killing referee set to face trial
Steps to prepare for severe winterLANSING — With the arrival of winter weather, Michigan residents are encouraged to make emergency preparedness a priority.
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