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Keyword: Karbala

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Daily News Analysis

Kashmir: The Contemporary Karbala

Crescent International

Muharram 08, 14412019-09-07


Discussion is an Exchange of Knowledge

Abu Dharr

Muharram 02, 14412019-09-01

It is time for Muslims to come out of their comfort zones and understand their history better, especially the disastrous subversion of Khilafah into kingship with its attendant bloodshed including the martyrdom of Imam Husain.


Husayns of the world still stand alone

Zafar Bangash

Muharram 11, 14392017-10-01

Imam Husayn (ra) sacrificed his life and that of his family for a very important principle: to save Islam from corrupt rulers. Regrettably, like Imam Husayn, today’s Husayns also stand alone in the world.


Thoughts About Aashura'

Muhammad H. al-'Asi

Muharram 06, 14382016-10-07


Several excuses are always less convincing than one

Abu Dharr

Dhu al-Hijjah 17, 14362015-11-01

Experience tells us that the “extremes” on both side of the Sunni-Shi‘i line of contact are going to be emotionally or mentally disquieted after reading this article.


Lessons from the tragedy of Karbala

Zafar Bangash

Muharram 08, 14362014-11-01

The tragedy of Karbala must rank as one of the greatest setbacks in Islamic history. Are Muslims—Sunnis and Shi‘is—prepared to draw the right lessons from it or continue to turn this into a partisan issue?


The Prophet’s Karbala

Abu Dharr

Muharram 17, 14342012-12-01

In a tightly reasoned and passionately written article, Abu Dharr urges Muslims to be true in their honour and respect of the Messenger of Allah (saws) and love those whom he loved: his Ahl al-Bayt. Among these was Imam al-Husein who was martyred on the plains of Karbala.

Editor's Desk

Gaza: the contemporary Karbala


Safar 19, 14372009-12-01

Muslims worldwide have just commemorated the tragic events of Karbala when more than 1,300 years ago Imam Husain, his family and a small group of committed Muslims were massacred by the army of Yazid...


Guantanamo, Karbala, Ghazzah, Madrid: the ubiquity of modern political violence


Safar 11, 14252004-04-01

Even by modern standards, the last month has been spectacularly bloody in the scale of the political violence seen. It opened with the Ashura killings in Iraq and Pakistan, in which several hundred Shi’a were slaughtered...


Too many Yazids and no Imam Husain in the Ummah today

Zafar Bangash

Dhu al-Hijjah 27, 14232003-03-01

​In this month of Muharram, as Muslims all over the world remember and mark the martyrdom of Imam Husain (ra) at Karbala, ZAFAR BANGASH, Director of the Institute of Contemporary Islamic Thought, relates those events to our current situation

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