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Keyword: Sectarianism

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Opinion

Political Sectarianism’s Spookiness: Down with Sunni and Shi‘i Sectarians

Abu Dharr

Dhu al-Qa'dah 29, 14402019-08-01

Sectarianism is not a one-way street. There are Sunni sectarians and there are Shi‘i sectarians. Both responsible for creating divisions by remaining entrenched in their rigid positions ignoring the other’s perspective.

Opinion

Absent Sectarianism: A Sunni is a Shi‘i and a Shi‘i is a Sunni

Abu Dharr

Ramadan 27, 14402019-06-01

If Muslims were to remove their sectarian blinkers, they will discover that a Sunni is a Shi’i and a Shi’i is a Sunni.

Opinion

Muslim Unity is Not an Illusion — It is an Obligation

Abu Dharr

Rabi' al-Awwal 23, 14402018-12-01

Instead of adopting and living up to the Qur’anic description of being a Muslim or a mumin, many have fallen into sectarian labels that exclude the ‘other’ from their self-designated identity.

Opinion

Sickly Saint, Likely a Healthy Hypocrite

Abu Dharr

Shawwal 17, 14392018-07-01

The Arabians, including intellectuals cannot bring themselves to accept that Islamic Iran is right and they are wrong and acting in such a petty manner.

Opinion

Saudi Sectarianism: A Disease Characterized by Hardening of the Categories

Abu Dharr

Rajab 14, 14392018-04-01

To divert attention from their subservience to imperialism and Zionism, Saudi sectarians have unleashed their paid agents to tarnish the image of Islamic Iran and its committed leadership.

Letters To The Editor

For Muslim unity

Ercan Can

Shawwal 07, 14382017-07-01

Muslims need to rise above their sectarian labels and concentrate instead on being Muslims to achieve unity, says this letter writer.

Opinion

Sectarians open their mouths and shut their eyes

Abu Dharr

Rajab 04, 14382017-04-01

Unless Muslims begin to think outside the Sunni-Shia box, they will remain vulnerable to manipulation by the enemies of Islam as is happening today.

Opinion

Exposing the real faces behind the alleged Shi‘i-Sunni divide!

Abu Dharr

Safar 01, 14382016-11-01

Through massive propaganda, Muslims are led to believe that there deep differences between Shias and Sunnis. To advance this agenda, crises are deliberately engineered that lead to bloodshed.

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Book Review

Two exciting books about hadith literature

Tahir Mahmoud

Safar 01, 14382016-11-01

If Muslims want to learn how hadith literature has been distorted, these two books will help them in this quest.

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Daily News Analysis

No to sectarianism from Leicester to Facebook

Crescent International

Muharram 09, 14382016-10-10

Sectarianism is destructive whether indulged in by Sunnis or Shias. It is important for Muslims to be on guard not to fall into this trap since it only benefits the enemies of Islam. In the month of Muharram, some Shia preachers have a tendency to resort to the worst aspects of sectarianism. Such acts do not advance the cause of Islam.

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News & Analysis

Washington’s soft “parallel project”

Tahir Mahmoud

Jumada' al-Akhirah 23, 14372016-04-01

Muslims face multiple challenges from foreign imposed wars to gross incompetence and corruption of their rulers. Imperialists and Zionists also continue to secularize Islam and divide Muslims by promoting sectarianism.

Opinion

Dangers of sectarianism

Zafar Bangash

Rabi' al-Thani 22, 14372016-02-01

As if bad governance, gross inequalities and mismanagement were not enough, there are some regimes that are deliberately promoting sectarianism to divide the Muslims.

Daily News Analysis

Sheikh Nimr’s beheading: Will the Bani Saud go down in flames?

S. Haider Mehdi

Rabi' al-Thani 02, 14372016-01-12

History seems to be repeating itself. The Bani Saud's execution of the respected Islamic scholar Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr has aroused intense hatred for them and also stoked the already simmering sectarian warfare. Will the Bani Saud survive their latest folly?

Daily News Analysis

Pakistan’s Saudi dilemma: the tangled web

Crescent International

Rabi' al-Awwal 28, 14372016-01-09

The Bani Saud (aka the House of Saud) that have illegally occupied the Arabian Peninsula, are feeling the heat these days. They have compounded their dilemma by executing Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr that has evoked international condemnation. They are seeking Pakistan's help as was evident during Saudi FM Adel al-Jubeir's visit, to bail them out. One hopes the Pakistani rulers have better sense.

News & Analysis

Ignorance, prejudice and disunity among Muslims

Salina Khan

Dhu al-Hijjah 17, 14362015-10-01

Muslims need to overcome the petty differences borne of ignorance to live with each other and learn to tolerate differences...

Islamic Movement

Crescent International at 44: Who are we?

Our Own Correspondent

Sha'ban 14, 14362015-06-01

One of our correspondents shares his experiences of working with the Crescent International and what it has contributed to creating awareness about regional as well as global issues. After writing for ICIT’s publication, Crescent International, since 2009, one of our journalists decided to share his understanding and experience of working with the oldest surviving Islamic publication on current affairs.

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Special Reports

What post-conflict Syria can learn from Lebanon

A Contributor from Toronto

Sha'ban 14, 14362015-06-01

Sectarianism was never a major factor in the Syrians’ identity. It is being thrust upon it with the rise of Daesh and other terrorist outfits, instigated by the Najdi Bedouins and their tribal allies.

Daily News Analysis

Seyyed Hassan Nasrallah condemns ISIS and Western regimes in the Hebdo affair

Crescent International

Rabi' al-Awwal 23, 14362015-01-14

Hizbullah Secretary General Seyyed Hassan Nasrallah has spoken out forcefully against the takfiris' attack on the offices of Charlie Hebdo. At the same time, he condemned Western regimes for facilitating the promotion of these takfiri outfits to advance their own nefarious agenda. He correctly rejected th binary categorization of either being with Hebdo or with the terrorists. Most Muslims condemn both.

Opinion

The Saudi godparent of Zion

Abu Dharr

Rabi' al-Awwal 10, 14362015-01-01

The Saudis are spreading hate propaganda to advance the imperialist and Zionist agenda.

News & Analysis

Turkey, sectarianism, and the “Arab Spring”

A Contributor from Toronto

Rabi' al-Awwal 10, 14362015-01-01

Turkish President Recept Tayip Erdogan is resorting to increasing sectarian rhetoric to keep challengers at bay.

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