Allama Muhammad Iqbal was not just a poet but also a visionary and revolutionary thinker. He was able to see the problems Muslims would face in India once the British left. He proposed the creation of a separate homeland for the Muslims to protect their identity.
Muslim youth in Canada have discovered that they can learn much about their rich Islamic heritage by participating in the celebration of Islamic History Month (IHM). October is commemorated as IHM in Canada.
Nabeela was only eight when she was struck and injured by a US missile strike fired from a drone in Pakistan’s North Waziristan in October 2012. Her 68-year-old grandmother was killed. The Americans refuse to acknowledge their culpability, Nabeela’s story is gradually becoming better known.
American policy of embracing Wahhabism and Zionism has created an intervention trap that can only lead to more wars and violence.
Rulers often masquerade as leaders but Islam has its own requirements for leadership that are very different from other systems. We examine the difference between rulers and leaders.
As the name suggests, Islamophobia is directed primarily against Muslims but its victims can be non-Muslims as well. Recent tragic events bring this to the fore with stunning clarity.
Challenges can be turned into opportunities if the right approach to problem-solving is adopted.
We need to recognize unity in diversity and appreciate the differences we may have over minor issues, says Dr John Andrew Morrow.
Scientific inquiry has a place in Muslim development but science should not be treat as the be-all and end-all of everything.
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.