Just as imperialists used Salafism in the past to advance their agenda, today Sufism has become their favorite vehicle and tool. Will the Muslims ever learn?
We continue our conversation with Dr John Andrew Morrow about his views on the role of Muslims in North America.
Imperialists use a number of tools to undermine governments that dare to stand against their oppressive policies. Their latest tool is the phenomenon called takfirism.
North America is afflicted by a peculiar phenomenon: that of celebrity “shaykhs”. We talk to Dr John Andrew Morrow about this.
Crescent International speaks to Dr John Andrew Morrow about his life’s journey and scholarly works.
NGOs perform the same function in the civil domain that terrorist groups like Da‘ish do on the military front for imperialism and Zionism.
Cultivating a culture of shura requires consistent effort as well as an optimum number of people. Any time a consultative group exceeds seven, both the flow of ideas and decision-making become difficult.
Islam’s core values and principles make it immune to co-optation. While the unipolar world is collapsing, other power centers are emerging to take its place. Islam will play a significant role in this.
In the second part of his commentary on Surat al-Kahf, Dr Kevin Barrett narrates the story and travels of Dhul-Qarnayn, the powerful yet humble figure before God.
Mosul’s liberation from the clutches of the takfiri terrorists was announced on July 10. Next day, Hizbullah leader, Shaykh Sayed Hassan Nasrallah addressed the issue. Below is the transcript of his speech.
Surat al-Kahf, the 18th surah in the noble Qur’an, has attracted unusual amount of commentary. Its three main narratives – concerning the People of the Cave, Moses and the mysterious servant of God, and the travels of Dhul-Qarnayn – are somewhat enigmatic and seem to demand interpretation.
One of the most challenging aspects Muslim parents face in the West is finding suitable spouses for their children. Because of lack of social networking, this has become a serious problem.
When Muslims were in power, they established many Auqaf (plural of Waqf—Islamic Trust) that sustained Islamic projects. This needs to be revived as Waqf South Africa is doing with a number of schools.
Among his many great contributions, Allama Muhammad Iqbal will be remembered most for making Muslims realize their distinct Islamic identity and instilling a sense of self-respect and dignity in them.
Like most visionaries and revolutionary thinkers, Dr Kalim Siddiqui, who passed away on April 18, 1996, was far ahead of his times.
Developing the Resistance Economy is a constant theme in the Rahbar’s messages to the people and officials in Iran. For this year, he designated employment and production as specific objectives.
Addressing Air Force officers on 2-7-2017 commemorating the historic pledge of allegiance by air force officers given to Imam Khomeini 38 years ago, the Rahbar ex-posed the true nature of the US. He also took to task the new American president who has been taking potshots at the Islamic Republic of Iran.
El Haj Malik Shabazz (aka Malcolm X) was a remarkable Muslim leader who emerged from the ghettoes and rose to meteoric heights. He was gunned down in the prime of his life because of his incredible influence on African Americans amid fears that he might cause a revolution in America.
The Islamic Republic of Iran has survived 38 years of sabotage, wars and sanctions and still made immense progress because of the commitment of its leaders to the values of Islam and support of its masses. Taqwa has been institutionalized in the Islamic Republic making it impregnable to the enemies’ conspiracies.
The legitimate representatives of the people of Jammu and Kashmir, not the current fake leaders ensconced in Srinagar in cahoots with the Hindu fascists, should decide the future of the state.