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Mineral Wealth Poised to Turn Islamic Iran into an Economic Giant

Tahir Mustafa

Dhu al-Qa'dah 10, 14412020-07-01

Iran’s mineral wealth estimated at $700 billion may reach as high as $1.4 trillion. Once brought on stream, it will make Islamic Iran an economic powerhouse in the region. It is already a regional military power.

Demands for Change in Canada’s Foreign Policy Grow after Failed Bid for UNSC Seat

Khadijah Ali

Dhu al-Qa'dah 10, 14412020-07-01

For the second time in a decade, the global community rejected Canada’s bid for a seat at the United Nations Security Council table. This has led to demands by human rights activists for Ottawa to have seriously review its pro-Israeli, anti-Palestinian policy.

Assessment of the Protest Movement in Algeria

Yusuf Dhia-Allah

Dhu al-Qa'dah 10, 14412020-07-01

The Islamic movement was missing from anti-government protests in Algeria last year. How did this come about when in the 1990s, the Islamic Salvation Front had swept all polls—local as well as those at state level? We examine the issue.

Iran Defies US Bullying and Helps Venezuela

Waseem Shehzad

Dhu al-Qa'dah 10, 14412020-07-01

Iran’s oil and food shipments to Venezuela are a game-changer that challenge US hegemony in its backyard. Iran sees Venezuela as a fellow victim of US-Nato bullying and is willing to extend a helping hand.

Post-Lockdown Economics

Maksud Djavadov

Shawwal 09, 14412020-06-01

Given that trillions of dollars have been pumped into Western economies because of the pandemic, it will be difficult to argue after the lockdown is eased that money is not available for social and health programs to help the poor.

Syria, the Daily Beast and Crude Propaganda

Akhmet Makhmoudov

Shawwal 09, 14412020-06-01

After reading critical comments in some Russian media outlets about government of Bashar al-Asad in Syria, Western media speculated that Moscow wants to get rid of him. This is based on the assumption that the Russian media takes orders from the Kremlin. It doesn’t.

Israel’s Short-term Gain will Turn into Long-term Loss

Khadijah Ali

Shawwal 09, 14412020-06-01

Outwardly it may appear that Israel will grab more Palestinian land, in the long-run it will prove disadvantageous. No Palestinian will be able to make a deal with the Zionists in future. The Palestinian Authority’s failure proves this spectacularly.

“Opposition” Parties in the Muslim World: The Case of Turkey

Tahir Mustafa

Shawwal 09, 14412020-06-01

MHP: Turkey’s friendly opposition that is used by the establishment to push certain policies

The World after COVID-19

Brecht Jonkers

Shawwal 09, 14412020-06-01

The balance of power is likely to shift away from the West toward Asia in the aftermath of the pandemic. This is based on how Asian countries have dealt with pandemic compared to Western countries.

US Whisks Khiam Torturer Out of Lebanon

Waseem Shehzad

Sha'ban 07, 14412020-04-01

Amer Fakhoury, a notorious torturer and Zionist agent, escaped justice when he was whisked out of Lebanon by the US. He was warden at the Zionist-supervised, SLA-run infamous Khiam concentration camp where Lebanese strugglers including women and children were brutally tortured until its liberation in May 2000.

Post-US Withdrawal Plots Against Afghanistan

Zia Sarhadi

Sha'ban 07, 14412020-04-01

The US and its NATO allies do not give up on mischief. They may withdraw all forces from Afghanistan but their destabilization activities will not cease.

Political Angle of the Saudi-Russian Economic War

Ayman Ahmed

Sha'ban 07, 14412020-04-01

The Saudis are not likely to get away with their disruptive oil policy that is affecting Russian interests. There will be blowback and it will cost the Saudis more than they bargained for.

Islamophobia in India And Sri Lanka

Hayy Yaqzan

Jumada' al-Akhirah 07, 14412020-02-01

India’s anti-Muslim policies have received some media attention but Sri Lanka’s Islamophobia has been a blind spot. We look a little closer to find out what is underway in the island state.

US-China Trade war: The Broader Perspective

Tahir Mahmoud

Jumada' al-Akhirah 07, 14412020-02-01

The short-term trade agreement between the US and China is not likely to end the crisis any time soon. In fact, it is not a trade agreement at all; only a stop-gap measure.

History of Islam in China

Yehia Amin

Jumada' al-Ula' 06, 14412020-01-01

Tracing the roots of Islam in China that date back to the advent of Allah’s final message to all humanity.

In the Age of Exceptionalism

Zafar Bangash

Jumada' al-Ula' 06, 14412020-01-01

Exceptionalism is a disease that has afflicted many people worldwide including Americans, British, Germans, Zionists and now even Hindus

The Threat of Ethno-religious Fascism in India

Shahid Alam

Rabi' al-Thani 04, 14412019-12-01

India has been taken over by ethno-religious fascists where there is no room for religious minorities, especially Muslims. Leading figures of the ruling BJP have made this amply clear. The world can only ignore it at its own peril.

India’s Army of Fake News Trolls

Hayy Yaqzan

Rabi' al-Thani 04, 14412019-12-01

India has developed an army of fake news trolls to spread misinformation and present a false image that it is a “civilized” country. It is nothing of the sort. India today is ruled by criminals, gangsters and rapists.

Arab Spring: What Went Wrong?

Yusuf Dhia-Allah

Rabi' al-Thani 04, 14412019-12-01

Islamic leaders that led the Islamic awakening movements in their respective countries made a strategic blunder: they opted to play within the system and hoped to mould it to their agenda. Instead, they were not only co-opted but easily subverted and crushed by the system.

Praying at the Altar of the Titans (Part 2)

Amir Nour

Rabi' al-Thani 04, 14412019-12-01

Is Faith in the Power of Technology Altering Our Humanity? Without belief in the all-Powerful and ever-Watching God, we are doomed to self-destruct.

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