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Husayns of the world still stand alone

Zafar Bangash

Muharram 11, 14392017-10-01

Imam Husayn (ra) sacrificed his life and that of his family for a very important principle: to save Islam from corrupt rulers. Regrettably, like Imam Husayn, today’s Husayns also stand alone in the world.

Saudi Sudais trumps Qatari Qardawi

Abu Dharr

Muharram 11, 14392017-10-01

In one of the most bizarre statements to come out of the court clerics of Saudi Arabia, Abdul Rahman al-Sudais said American and Saudi rulers were the pillars of stability and peace in the world. What planet does Sudais live on?

Is Canada a ‘Metis civilization’?

Eric Walberg

Muharram 11, 14392017-10-01

First Nations people in Canada, as indeed in the US and Australia have been subjected to genocide by the European colonialists that first set foot on the continent. Today First Nations people are found on reservations living in appalling conditions.

Pakistani elite’s honesty deficit

Zafar Bangash

Dhu al-Hijjah 10, 14382017-09-01

Far from accepting their faults and their thieving ways, the Pakistani elite continue to behave as if they have been wronged when convicted by the highest court in the land!

All are not saints that go to church!

Abu Dharr

Dhu al-Hijjah 10, 14382017-09-01

Sayid Muqtada al Sadr’s visit at the end of July to meet Saudi crown prince Muhammad bin Salman raised more than eyebrows. What was a respected Shi‘i alim doing sipping coffee with the virulently anti-Shi‘i Wahhabis?

Syria War diary: Life under ‘moderate’ rebels

Eva Bartlett

Dhu al-Hijjah 10, 14382017-09-01

While the Western corporate media continue to spew nonsensical fiction about events in Syria, independent Canadian journalist Eva Bartlett reports from the ground and exposes the lies.

Anguished Cries of the Kashmiris

Zafar Bangash

Dhu al-Qa'dah 08, 14382017-08-01

For 70 years, the people of Kashmir have suffered a brutal Indian military occupation. However, tey have not been cowed. Their determination remains as steely as ever even if much of the world has ignored their plight.

A Fault once Denied is Twice Committed

Abu Dharr

Dhu al-Qa'dah 08, 14382017-08-01

Defeat of the Saudi-backed and financed elements in Mosul is in reality the defeat of Zionist Israel that has duped ill-informed and misguided Muslims into fighting and killing other Muslims.

Arabia's Third Bloc

Catherine Shakdam

Dhu al-Qa'dah 08, 14382017-08-01

Qatar has historically tried to operate outside the shadow of its larger more belligerent neighbor, Saudi Arabia. The latest Saudi-engineered crisis has provided Doha an opportunity to be even more assertive.

Bin Salman’s rise (and anticipated fall!)

Zafar Bangash

Shawwal 07, 14382017-07-01

With one-foot in the grave King Salman has made his son Mohammed bin Salman the crown prince and wants to make him king but the loyalty of other princes is not guaranteed.

When two quarrel, both are in the wrong

Abu Dharr

Shawwal 07, 14382017-07-01

The Saudis first launched their sectarian crusade against the Islamic Republic of Iran, now they have gone after Qatar, a fellow Wahhabi bastion. Their quarrel is pathetic and childish and aims to protect Zionist Israel.

Ramadan and the noble Qur’an

Zafar Bangash

Ramadan 06, 14382017-06-01

It was in the month of Ramadan that the first few ayat of the majestic Qur’an were revealed to the noble Messenger (saws). Muslims must engage the divine Book in earnest. The Ascendant Qur’an by Imam Muhammad al Asi enables them to do so.

Easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend

Abu Dharr

Ramadan 06, 14382017-06-01

For Najdi Bedouins, Zionist Jews are their historic cousins and, therefore, bosom pals. Shia Muslims are their enemies and deserve to die!

Cholera ravages Yemen even as war rages

Catherine Shakdam

Ramadan 06, 14382017-06-01

As if the Saudi-imposed war on Yemen was not bad enough, the Yemenis are now being decimated by a cholera epidemic that if not immediately checked, would kill thousands of more innocent people.

O'Reilly gets the boot!

Zafar Bangash

Sha'ban 04, 14382017-05-01

The nastiest television talk-show host, exposed as a sexual predator, has been knocked off his perched.

Fore-think, though you cannot fore-tell

Abu Dharr

Sha'ban 04, 14382017-05-01

The success of the Islamic revolution in Iran exposed the secular nationalists both in Iran and the rest of the Muslim world.

Sectarians open their mouths and shut their eyes

Abu Dharr

Rajab 04, 14382017-04-01

Unless Muslims begin to think outside the Sunni-Shia box, they will remain vulnerable to manipulation by the enemies of Islam as is happening today.

Native peoples discovering Islam

Eric Walberg

Rajab 04, 14382017-04-01

The Native Peoples are gradually discovering the beauty and justice of Islam and finding great solace in it from the destructive path on which they had been set through alcohol and drug abuse.

The West’s coercive tools

Zafar Bangash

Jumada' al-Ula' 04, 14382017-02-01

Among the vast arsenal of weapons the West uses, two institutions are paramount: the UN and Nato. If the former is used for diplomatic cover, the latter is used as a blunt instrument to achieve the West’s aggressive agenda.

Saudis sell their souls and live with a good conscience on their proceeds

Abu Dharr

Jumada' al-Ula' 04, 14382017-02-01

A Syrian sheikh (head of the Baqqarah tribe) Nawwaf al Bashir has dropped a bombshell by exposing how Syrian opposition ‘leaders’ have pilfered millions of dollars given by the Saudis. He has accused all of them of corruption.

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