In the month of Rabi al Awwal, Muslims celebrate the birthday of the noble Messenger (saws) with great reverence. They need to go further: Muslims ought to study the Sunnah and the Seerah of the noble Messenger (saws) to learn from his example.
Hamza Yusuf is a celebrity preacher in North America that jet sets to different parts of the Middle East to receive money from all kinds of unsavory characters. Unfortunately, he also carries a chip on his shoulder!
The Saudi-engineered Sa‘ad Hariri resignation has important implications for leaders of the Islamic movement worldwide. Are they prepared to learn the proper lessons or continue the chase the money trail with disastrous consequences?
The Afghan mujahideen’s defeat of the Soviet army in Afghanistan resulted not only in collapse of the Soviet Union and the end of communism but also brought radically changes in global politics.
Most products in the world are promoted through branding. Even junk is successfully marketed through branding. One can think of Coke, Pepsi, McDonald and other junk food. Muslims have not learned the art of branding even their wholesome products. Time to wake up.
After spreading the poisonous ideology of Wahhabism for decades that has spawned such monsters as the takfiris, the Bani Saud now claim they want to follow “moderate” Islam. Really?
The Arab League is a non-entity but it is periodically resurrected in order to massage the ego of one or another Arabian potentate. This was the case last month when the Najdi Bedouins called its meeting to condemn Iran. With Zionist Israel, the Arabians are in bed.
The vicious war the Najdi Bedouins launched in March 2015 has taken a heavy toll of Yemen’s civilian populations. There are increasing calls even from within the UN for war crimes charges against those responsible in the medieval kingdom.
Far from respecting the wishes of the people of Kashmir, Indian rulers keep throwing up gimmicks to hoodwink the world into believing that it is doing something about the ongoing uprising in Kashmir. The Kashmiris are not fooled.
Zionist Israel was not only created through terrorism but the contemporary terrorism blames on Muslims is the direct result of Zionist-imperialist-inspired campaign to tarnish Muslims and have a pretext for perpetual war.
American officials frequently bark demands of Pakistan to “do more” to fight terrorism yet Afghanistan under US-occupation is a den of terrorists from where they launch deadly attacks inside Pakistan.
Muhammad bin Salman’s wholesale arrest of fellow princes and prominent businessmen has two specific objectives: to eliminate all potential rivals from his power grab as well as the grand larceny of their wealth. He may have created too many enemies.
Environmental pollution is not only a phenomenon of industrialization and, therefore, modernity, it has taken an enormous toll in human life. The Indian capital ranks among the most polluted cities in the world but India’s Hindu rulers are in denial about this modern plague.
Hizbullah has shown how to resist the Zionists and defeat them at their own game. The colonial order imposed on the Middle East is being successfully challenged and defeated.
American soldiers that first forced the First Nations people—women, children and the elderly—to surrender in return for their safety, were then mercilessly butchered. The killers were awarded medals of honor!
Roshan Salih’s book about journalism, almost a memoir, makes fascinating reading as he provides insights into the workings of Western as well as Muslim media outlets. He has worked for both.
Bani Saud’s actions are totally bizarre. From mass arrests of leading figures in the Kingdom to threats against Islamic Iran and Hizbullah, they clearly show that Muhammad bin Salman has lost his marbles. This would be laughable but for the fact that these moves affect people not only in the region but also beyond it.
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The global power balance is changing rapidly. The unipolar world is dead; America can no longer dictate to the world. America can cause massive destruction but it has lost the ability to attract people.
The Rohingyas’ suffering is heartbreaking. In the absence of concerted international action, the Myanmar regime has gotten away with ethnic cleansing and genocide.