What is the problem with French President Macron that he lashed out at Islam and indulged in promoting the blasphemous cartoons of the Prophet (pbuh)? President Erdogan of Turkey has said that Macron has “lost his mind”. He may be on to something.
Is America heading for a civil war following the November 3 presidential election? Given the polarization and deep hatreds that have been aroused, it cannot be ruled out.
Despite the devastation it has caused in many parts of the world, the pandemic also offers opportunities to the victims of US aggression to formulate policies and strategies to overcome such bullying.
As Muslims celebrate the birthday of the noble Messenger (pbuh), they must bear in mind that his primary mission was to establish social justice in the world. During his 23-year Prophetic mission, he succeeded in doing so creating a system that brought millions into the fold of Islam.
In his ongoing series on hadith, Abu Dharr reminds us that while appointed by Allah and protected from sin, Prophets were still human beings. And in mundane worldly affairs, they need not be experts. That, however, does not diminish their stature as Prophets.
Mohammad bin Salman has not only messed up the kingdom’s economy and politics, he is also a lowly character indulging in grossly immoral conduct. If the law were equally applied, he would not only lose both his hands for stealing, he would also be stoned to death.
Aliyevs, the ruling clan in Azerbaijan, is using the Karabakh conflict to secure their future even though they connived with Armenian nationalists and committed treason by handing over the region to Armenians in 1994. The wild card in this equation is Russia.
Virtual conferences have become the new norm because of Covid-19. This year’s Islamic Unity Conference that is held in Tehran to coincide with the birthday of the noble Messenger (pbuh) is also being held virtually. Coping with the pandemic is a major theme.
Are Turkey and Russia allies or rivals? This is the question we look at in detail. It is a lot more nuanced than most observers are prepared to accept.
The prisoners at Guantanamo Bay have been virtually forgotten. They languish in the torture chamber without charge or trial and away from public focus. Their plight reflects the criminality of American rulers.
Winston Churchill is held in high esteem not only in Britain but around the world. His statues are erected in many countries around the world. Churchill, however, was a racist and a bigot who insisted Blacks and other non-white people were inferior to whites.