The sea of humanity stretched as far as the eye could see. The iconic Azadi Square in Tehran, the traditional location for celebrating the anniversary of the success of the Islamic revolution, was packed with people.
In a major development in the region, the Syrian air defence shot down one, and possibly two Israeli F-16 fighter jets that were involved in terrorist attacks against Syria.
Ansarullah would not have accomplished what they have so far if the Yemenis believed this was an Iranian takeover or that it’s a Sunni vs Shia conflict.
The arrest of Sheikh Kuytul is another manifestation of Erdogan’s duplicity. It will add to the growing cracks among AKP’s primary constituency and increase the chances of internal destabilization within Turkey.
January 29 marks the first anniversary of the mass murder of six Muslim worshippers in Quebec City, the worst terrorist attack on Canadian soil since the 1989 atrocity that claimed the lives of 14 women at Montreal's Ecole Polytechnique.
Thousands of people from all over Britain have converged on London to join a rally led by Lord Nazir Ahmed. The rally to observe ‘Black Day’ will be held outside the Indian High Commission to protest Indian State brutality and oppression in Kashmir and other places across India.
Incredible as it may sound, one can begin to understand Donald Trump’s frustration that began with his angry tweet fired at Pakistan at 7:12 am on January 1 from Mar-a-Lago.
Holding huge banners and the country’s flag as well as placards denouncing the US, Zionist Israel and Britain, millions of Iranians poured into the streets today in support of the Islamic government and system.
Over the past several months, NATO’s despotic allies in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) have cornered themselves into myriad political, social and military quagmires.
To ignore the foreign hands behind the riots in Iran would be to close one’s eyes to reality.
Protests by a few dozen people—even the British propaganda mouthpiece the BBC admitted that they were no more than a hundred or so (BBC World news, December 30)—are being projected as being against the government and the Islamic system.
Donald Trump exposed Israel’s complete dependency on Washington and is weakening US imperialism, let the ignorance march on.
For nearly a decade, the militant-secularist French ruling caste has demonized a prominent Islamic academic, Dr. Tariq Ramadan for his principled Islamic position on socio-political matters concerning the Muslims of Europe.
Couched in the language of ‘fighting corruption’, Saudi Crown Prince Muhammad bin Salman is trying to eliminate all potential rivals and their supporters in his drive to grab absolute power.
The greatest hurdle in the way of Muhammad bin Salman to become king is Moteib bin Abdullah, head of the National Guard. In a new twist, King Salman created on November 04 a new committee charged with fighting ‘corruption’ in the kingdom.
Like Kashmiris and their friends around the world, Canadians too observed Kashmir ‘Black Day’ in Toronto, Canada. At a well attended conference on October 28, Canadians from all walks of life that included members of the Kashmiri community as well as others such as Canadian peace activists and journalists were at hand to observe Kashmir ‘Black Day’.
Suppose a Dalmatian (a dog breed, in case there is some confusion!) says it wants to get rid of its spots. Suppose further, that a scorpion says it would no longer sting. How much credibility should one give to these claims? Something similar has happened in “Saudi” Arabia where the Crown Prince, Muhammad bin Salman announced yesterday that “We are returning to what we were before—a country of ‘moderate’ Islam that is open to all religions and to the world.”
Donald Trump has become totally unhinged. And he confirmed this yet again on October 13 when he announced that he would not certify Iran’s compliance with the nuclear deal called the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).
The Saudi-led attack on tiny Qatar has moved beyond the stage of comedy even if clowns keep popping up periodically in the theatre of the absurd. To be sure, the Saudi-led blockade of Qatar that has been joined by Egypt, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Bahrain—dubbed “the gang of four” by Lord Nazir Ahmed of Britain—has caused immense suffering to Qatari citizens.