October 2018

Letters

Letters to the Editor

On Prawns, Wayward, Zakir Naik, Dua Application and more…

The Qur’an

Translation & Commentary of Verses from Surah 26: Al Shu’ara’ (The Poets) [ 123 – 159 ]

Tafsir and Commentary from Ishraq Al Ma’ani

The Hadith

On the Importance of Being with the Community of Good

Authentic Ahadith with Commentary

News Flashes

Flashes from the Muslim World

OIC Urges to Join Peace Process, Show Faith with Fight against Litter, Islamic Bank Aim to Boost Lending, Ihram of the Future, Makkah – Sharp Increase in Shopping Malls and more…

Children’s Column

Children’s Column

The Six Blind Men and the Elephant, A shift if perspective, Did you know that?

Poem

Resist, My People, Resist Them!

An Israeli Arab woman-poet was sentenced last month to five months’ imprisonment for social media posts, including a video of a poetry expressing support for… more »

Society

A Fake Document Read Out in UNO

Fake intelligence as well as plagiarized quotations had been slipped into an official intelligence report pertaining to Iraq’s WMD presented to the UN Security Council by… more »

Environment

Awash in Water Crises

Nature-based solutions are crucial to achieving our Sustainable Development Goals. Adopting them will not only improve water management but also achieve water security,… more »

Human Rights

‘Tied to Trees and Raped’: UN Report Details Rohingya Horrors

UN investigators publish a 440-page report detailing evidence for accusation of genocide against Burmese military. Horrific accounts of murders, rapes, torture and indiscriminate shelling allegedly committed by… more »

Profile

Kurdish-Iranian Refugee Bags the Fields Medal

Cauchar Birkar has become the second Iranian, after the late Maryam Mirzakhani, to win the Fields Medal, the most prestigious prize in the… more »

Economics

Where Islam Deviates from Classical Economic Theory is the Beginning of Keynisian Economics

Islam proposes a moderate economic policy where the government has the power to intervene in the market only while people go about polluting… more »

Morality

‘Soon the FitnaWill become like a Portion of the Black Night’

With our levels of Faith (Imaan) taking a trajectory dip, the trials (Fitnah) we face gather together even as a portion of a… more »

Contemporary Issue

Boston Marathon Bombing – The False Prosecution of DzhokhkarTsarnaev

As I reported at the time, and as all evidence indicates, the alleged Boston Marathon Bombing was a publicly announced drill in which… more »

Fiction

Ahmad Khalil: The Story of a Palestinian Refugee and his Family(Part 2)

The author of the story being serialised herein under, MARYAM JAMEELAH, originally of Jewish parents, later converted to Islam and went on to… more »