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Pakistan’s Dysfunctional Judicial System

Zafar Bangash

Jumada' al-Ula' 26, 14402019-02-01

Justice is a fundamental precept in every society. Regrettably, Pakistan’s judicial system, inherited from British colonialism, is broken and does not deliver justice to the people as is evident from the 1.9 million cases pending before courts.

“Israel first” is Making “America last”

Abu Dharr

Jumada' al-Ula' 26, 14402019-02-01

Donald Trump has touted his “America first” mantra but his overriding concern, as that of almost all members of Congress and other parts of the American establishment, are devoted to protecting the illegitimate Zionist entity. Ordinary Americans suffer as a consequence.

Iran’s Islamic Revolution: The Real Islamic Alternative

Kevin Barrett

Jumada' al-Ula' 26, 14402019-02-01

With Western-instigated wars raging in different parts of the world, death, destruction and famine are everywhere. Only Islam offers a solution to this deeply troubled world provided people open their eyes and see its reality, especially as reflected in the achievements of the Islamic revolution in Iran.

“Naya” (new) Pakistan, Old Habits!

Zafar Bangash

Rabi' al-Thani 24, 14402019-01-01

Following a recent visit to Pakistan, the ICIT director shares his observations about a country striving for change but remains mired in old habits.

Condescending and discriminatory Beliefs are of Satan — Not Allah

Abu Dharr

Rabi' al-Thani 24, 14402019-01-01

Exposing the Zionists and Bani Saud as bosom pals and enemies of Allah, the Muslims and of humanity at large.

Rising American violence: Images and Reality

Kevin Barrett

Rabi' al-Thani 24, 14402019-01-01

Violence is as American as apple pie. The country with the largest military budget by far has caused great mayhem abroad while Americans continue to kill each other in large numbers.

Zionist Defeat in Ghazzah

Zafar Bangash

Rabi' al-Awwal 23, 14402018-12-01

Zionist Israel has once again been taught a lesson, this time in Ghazzah that preponderance of weapons does not always translate into military victory. The Palestinian resistance in Ghazzah has proved this causing political turmoil in the Israeli snake pit.

Muslim Unity is Not an Illusion — It is an Obligation

Abu Dharr

Rabi' al-Awwal 23, 14402018-12-01

Instead of adopting and living up to the Qur’anic description of being a Muslim or a mumin, many have fallen into sectarian labels that exclude the ‘other’ from their self-designated identity.

Muslims Win, Islamophobia Loses…

Kevin Barrett

Rabi' al-Awwal 23, 14402018-12-01

The US mid-term elections have produced some interesting results that will surely force many to think again: Islamphobes have lost big time and Muslims have won. This gives cause for reflection.

The Transformative Power of the Sirah

Zafar Bangash

Safar 23, 14402018-11-01

Muslims must not reduce the Sirah to a few anecdotal episodes. It is our guide for the total transformation of society.

Don’t Believe a Liar Even if… He is Telling the Truth

Abu Dharr

Safar 23, 14402018-11-01

The brutal killing of Khashoggi is very much in the mould of the tyrants and kings that followed after the Khulafa al-Rashidoon. Muslims must study their history carefully.

Genocide Apologist Haley Contemplating Presendtial Run?

Kevin Barrett

Safar 23, 14402018-11-01

Nikki Haley was not the US ambassador to the UN; she represented her real masters, the Zionists, at whose behest and whose support she may make a bid for the US presidency.

Rich World, Poor World

Zafar Bangash

Muharram 21, 14402018-10-01

There is nothing natural about poverty. It is the result of policies pursued by the rich and powerful—the greedy oligarchs—that are determined to accumulate huge amounts of wealth at the expense of the poor.

Something Behind the Throne Greater Than the King

Abu Dharr

Muharram 21, 14402018-10-01

Unfortunately many rulers in the Muslim world follow the same unjust and failed policies that led to major dislocations in early Islamic history.

Woodward’s ''Fear'' Exposes Trump’s Ineptitude

Kevin Barrett

Muharram 21, 14402018-10-01

Bob Woodward is an undercover naval intelligence officer masquerading as a journalist. His book based on insider tips exposes the chaos that engulfs the Trump White House.

Pakistan: the Captain’s Toughest Test

Zafar Bangash

Dhu al-Hijjah 21, 14392018-09-01

Imran Khan may have won the elections but the mess his predecessors have left behind will take a long time to clean up. This will not be easy while people’s patience is likely to wear thin soon amid heightened expectations.

A Person Between Man and the Angels

Abu Dharr

Dhu al-Hijjah 21, 14392018-09-01

Bani Saud show hypocrisy over women’s rights. While allowing them to drive cars, they have rounded up those women that had campaigned to have the ban lifted.

Godfather Trump Makes Iran An Offer It Can Definitely Refuse

Kevin Barrett

Dhu al-Hijjah 21, 14392018-09-01

It is a waste of time to take Donald Trump seriously. That is precisely what the leaders of the Islamic Republic did when Trump offered to talk to them anytime, any place without preconditions after imposing illegal sanctions on Iran.

Terrorists Aid US Policy Objectives

Zafar Bangash

Dhu al-Qa'dah 19, 14392018-08-01

Despite media hype about the terrorist threat, the US itself is the biggest sponsor of terrorist outfits ranging from al Qaeda, al-Nusra Front, ISIS and the Mujahideen-e Khalq Organization (aka Munafiqeen).

Prejudices are What Rule the Vulgar Crowd

Abu Dharr

Dhu al-Qa'dah 19, 14392018-08-01

In their drive to Saudi-ize the economy, the Bani Saud have launched a war of attrition against foreign workers. Tens of thousands have been forced to leave under a relentless extortion racket demanding thousands of riyals from these poor souls.

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