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Editorials

What ails the Muslim world?

Zafar Bangash

Safar 08, 14362014-12-01

Muslim countries may have achieved nominal independence but they continue to suffer from the debilitating legacy of the colonial imposed order in their societies.

Letters To The Editor

Taking charge of Muslim destiny

Abdul Rahman Razzak

Safar 08, 14362014-12-01

Unless Muslims take control of their own destiny, they will be unable to make much progress says letter writer Abdul Rahman Razzak.

Letters To The Editor

Masjid al-Aqsa (1)

Amer Abu Zahra

Shawwal 04, 14352014-08-01

Muslims ought to distinguish between Masjid al-Aqsa and the Dome of the Rock.

Letters To The Editor

Need sequel to Treaties book!

Muslim Mahmood

Rabi' al-Thani 29, 14352014-03-01

After reading the book, Power Manifestations of the Sirah, this reader feels a sequel dealing with the time of the Khulafa ar-Rashidoon is needed.

Special Reports

The Ummah: its role and responsibilities, Part 1

Zafar Bangash

Jumada' al-Akhirah 20, 14342013-05-01

What or who constitutes the Ummah and how should we define progress? Zafar Bangash examines these concepts and sheds light from the Islamic perspective challenging some long-held but erroneous beliefs.

Editorials

Will there be Zionist Israel in 2020?

Zafar Bangash

Rabi' al-Awwal 20, 14342013-02-01

Afflicted by widespread racism and inner contradictions, the Zionist state may not last until 2020.

Opinion

The success of Muslim defence against cultural attacks on Islam

Iqbal Siddiqui

Dhu al-Hijjah 16, 14332012-11-01

The fact that Muslims have not abandoned their values in the face of repeated assaults on their revered personalities is itself a great achievement. They should continue to protest and denounce such attempts at denigration.

Daily News Analysis

Al-Saud tribe to bulldoze more Islamic sites in Madinah

Crescent International

Dhu al-Hijjah 12, 14332012-10-28

In 2007 the palace “scholar” Abdulaziz al Sheikh called for the demolition of the graves of Prophet Muhammad (saws) and his two companions buried beside him, Abu Bakr (ra) and Umar (ra).

Special Reports

Journey to Fes, the heart of Morocco’s spirituality

Zainab Cheema

Shawwal 14, 14332012-09-01

There is immense Islamic history woven into Morocco’s social and cultural fabric. Zainab Cheema captures the essence of spirituality on her journey to Fes.

Special Reports

American Zionism and the crisis of identity

Zainab Cheema

Jumada' al-Akhirah 18, 14312010-06-01

There is a complex balance of factors on each side of this geostrategic equation. The pressures building up in the Muslim world against US foreign policy are self-evident​..

Special Reports

Yemen: a war front in the global war of ideas

Afeef Khan

Muharram 15, 14312010-01-01

None of this is easy to say. No one can argue that those humans in history who were in possession of the best ideas were Allah’s Prophets (swt)...

Special Reports

Global poll exposes the reality about Muslim women’s attitudes to Islam and the West

Waseem Shehzad

Jumada' al-Akhirah 05, 14272006-07-01

The supposedly inferior position and treatment of women in Islam is often used by Westerners to attack Islam. A recent poll of Muslim women reveals very different attitudes towards their own lives, Islam and the West. WASEEM SHEHZAD reports.

Reflections

The trouble with the West

Zafar Bangash

Rajab 27, 14262005-09-01

That there is a serious disconnect between Islam and the West is not in doubt; what is hotly contested is whose fault it is. Each side blames the other but, given that the Western media dominate almost all discourse, Islam and Muslims are blamed for everything that goes wrong in the world.

Features

The clash of family values, not civilizations

Waheeda Valliante

Rabi' al-Thani 24, 14262005-06-01

The compatibility or incompatibility of Western and Muslim societies are often debated. WAHEEDA VALLIANTE, a family counsellor and national vice-president of the Canadian Islamic Congress, suggests an alternative to the “clash of civilizations” thesis.

Reflections

The lessons Muslims must learn from the experiences of the Islamic movement

Zafar Bangash

Ramadan 18, 14252004-11-01

The world of Islam has witnessed great changes over the last two decades. From the Islamic Revolution in Iran to the victories of the mujahideen in Afghanistan and the Hizbullah over the zionist invaders of Lebanon, the Islamic movement has achieved significant victories against its enemies...

Islamic Movement

The West’s intellectual agents in the Muslim world

Muzaffar Iqbal

Sha'ban 16, 14252004-10-01

The West’s war on Islam, designed to prevent Muslims from establishing independent Islamic states in place of the surrent pro-Western Muslim nation states, is not only a political one...

Book Review

Welcome new edition of a famous analysis of the decline of Islamic civilization

Abdar Rahman Koya

Dhu al-Hijjah 10, 14242004-02-01

Our Decline: Its Causes and Remedies by Amir Shakib Arslan (new, revised edition). Pub: Islamic Book Trust, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 2004 (www.ibtbooks.com). Pp: 175. US$8.00.

Features

The "clash of civilizations": an alternative understanding

Muzaffar Iqbal

Dhu al-Qa'dah 08, 14242004-01-01

The concept of a clash of civilizations, popularised by Samuel Huntington, has become a cliche. Here DR MUZAFFAR IQBAL proposes an alternative reading of the contemporary historical situation.

Features

Islam, culture and identity: towards an understanding of culture

Yusuf Al-Khabbaz

Shawwal 07, 14242003-12-01

​YUSUF AL-KHABBAZ discusses modern and traditional Islamic ways of understanding culture, with particular reference to the challenges facing Muslims in today’s global, multicultural and West-dominated society.

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Book Review

A useful popular introduction to the history of Islam

Zawahir Siddique

Shawwal 07, 14242003-11-01

The Rough Guide History of Islam by Justin Wintle. Pub: Rough Guides Ltd, London (www.roughguides.com), May 2003. Pp: 544. Pbk: US$12.95,/ UK£7.99.

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