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Erdogan’s Sinking Feeling Over Failed Policy In Syria

Ahmet Mehmet

Rajab 10, 14442023-02-01

Turkish President Erdogan has realized that his belligerent policy in Syria has failed. He is trying to find a face-saving exit but Syria sees this as an opportunistic move because he faces a tough challenge in the June elections in which the opposition is exploiting the anti-refugee sentiment in Turkey.

The Significance of Al-Isra Wal Mi‘raj

Zafar Bangash

Rajab 10, 14442023-02-01

This year the event of Al-Isra wal Mi’raj falls on February 17-18. We look at the long struggle and suffering that culminated in this miraculous event in the life of the Prophet (pbuh).

Dealing With The Menace Of Zionist Racism

Ayman Ahmed

Rajab 10, 14442023-02-01

Zionism is racism. There is no other way to describe it. It is also a murderous ideology that has no respect for Palestinian life. It is important to find ways to deal with this menace and eliminate it so that peace can be restored to the Holy Land.

In Memory Of The Victims Of Quebec City Mosque Terror Attack

Khadijah Ali

Rajab 10, 14442023-02-01

January 29 marked the sixth year of the horrific murder of six Muslims at the Quebec City Mosque; 19 other were injured, some left incapacitated for life. We must never forget the terrorist attack that caused so much death and destruction to peaceful Muslims.

Islam’s View Of Family Life

Khadijah Ali

Rajab 10, 14442023-02-01

There is a systematic assault on marriage, family life and family values in the collective west. This campaign is now being spread to the Muslim world as well. It is important for Muslims resist this destructive campaign because Islam’s marriage-based family life is working perfectly fine.

The ‘American Dream’ Or Unending Nightmare?

Waseem Shehzad

Rajab 10, 14442023-02-01

American propaganda has been extremely successful in selling the idea of the “American dream” when in reality it is a nightmare. This is reflected in the number of murders, suicides and rising crime rates. The US incarceration rate is also one of the highest in the world. What dream?

How To Move Away From The US Dollar?

Tahir Mahmoud

Rajab 10, 14442023-02-01

Since the US has weaponized the dollar and is using it to blackmail countries to surrender to its demands, it is time to find ways to ditch the dollar. This is a process, not an event and must be pursued with prudence and sound planning.

MbS Uses Chinese Ties To Boost Own Position

Yusuf Dhia-Allah

Jumada' al-Akhirah 08, 14442023-01-01

For three days last month, there was much pomp and ceremony in Riyadh, during the visit of Chinese President Xi Jinping. While a series of agreements were signed, there were two over-arching themes: eclipse of US influence and discovery by MbS of another ruler to provide him protection.

US-NATO Stir Trouble In West And Central Asia

Zia Sarhadi

Jumada' al-Akhirah 08, 14442023-01-01

After the US’ humiliating defeat in Afghanistan, there was widespread belief that the Americans would leave Afghanistan alone. Far from it. They continue to meddle not only in Afghanistan by propping up discredited warlords, but also extending their mischief into Central Asia.

PAS Victory Turning Point In Malaysian Political History

Jacob Knight

Jumada' al-Akhirah 08, 14442023-01-01

The November 19 general elections in Malaysia did not produce a clear winner but there was an unmistakable development: the Islamic Party of Malaysia (PAS) emerged with the largest number of seats in parliament.

Russia-Ukraine War: Narratives vs. Reality

Kevin Barrett

Jumada' al-Akhirah 08, 14442023-01-01

Western corporate media propaganda would have one believe that Russia is not only losing the war in Ukraine but that it is about to disintegrate. Ground realities are very different. Ukraine is gradually being grinded and soon there will be nothing left of it if the war continues.

Europe Pays The Price For US Belligerence Against Russia Over Ukraine

Waseem Shehzad

Jumada' al-Akhirah 08, 14442023-01-01

America is not only prepared to fight against Russia to the last Ukrainian but that Europe has to pay the price. European industries are shutting down, unemployment is rising together with food and energy shortages and people are forced to eat pet food to survive.

The West’s Cultural Imperialism

Khadijah Ali

Jumada' al-Akhirah 08, 14442023-01-01

The collective west has some strange notions. It believes that its mores, especially those relating to sexual behavior, must be accepted by the rest of the world. Muslims have their own values derived from the Qur’an and they are working perfectly fine.

West Using Mongolia To Undermine Russia And China

Ahmet Mehmet

Jumada' al-Akhirah 08, 14442023-01-01

Mongolia is a tiny country in terms of population but its geographic location sandwiched between Russia and China gives it a commanding position. Both covet it for gas and oil pipelines as well as transportation corridors. The US-NATO combine wants to disrupt this.

Turkey’s Future In The Post-Erdogan Era

Zafar Bangash

Jumada' al-Akhirah 08, 14442023-01-01

Recep Tayyip Erdogan has been in power for more than 20 years. He assumes that Turkey cannot function without his wisdom guiding the country’s affairs. Empirical evidence proves otherwise. Erdogan’s foreign policy has been erratic and he has ruined the economy.

Iran Takes Giant Strides In Developing A Hypersonic Ballistic Missile

Waseem Shehzad

Jumada' al-Ula' 07, 14442022-12-01

Iran has been under western sanctions for decades yet it has taken major strides in self-defence. Its most impressive gains have been in the field of missile technology. Its enemies dare not attack it or they will get a drubbing like never experienced before.

Why The Riots In Islamic Iran Will Backfire

Khadijah Ali

Jumada' al-Ula' 07, 14442022-12-01

Those backing the violent riots in Iran are in for a rude shock. Unlike the rioters, the Islamic system enjoys mass backing. The people are now demanding that the government take stern action against these western-backed terrorists to restore order in society.

India: The Dirtiest Country In The World!

Tahir Mahmoud

Jumada' al-Ula' 07, 14442022-12-01

India wants to become a ‘superpower’ yet its social and physical environment is so filthy that it stinks to the sky. Garbage, and human and animal waste litter its streets. People urinate and defecate everywhere. Filth and India have become synonymous.

Hindutva Terrorism Goes Global

Khurshid Alam

Jumada' al-Ula' 07, 14442022-12-01

Hindutva is a racist ideology. Hitherto, it affected minorities in India but now this poisonous ideology has spread to other parts of the world, notably to Europe and North America.

Biden’s Love Dance With MbS

Yusuf Dhia-Allah

Jumada' al-Ula' 07, 14442022-12-01

Does US President Joe Biden love or hate Saudi crown prince Mohammad bin Salman (MbS)? The US has been sending mixed signals but MbS seems to be going his own way. We discuss what the future holds for relations between the two countries.

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