Opinion

Ninety Two Years Without the Caliphate

The Ummah continues to suffer from the after-effects of the destruction of the Ottoman Caliphate.

Islam and Democracy: Malaysia in Comparative Perspective

Talk delivered at Stanford University, hosted by Center for Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law (CDDRL) and Muslim Student Association.

Intellectual Crisis of the Muslim Ummah

A delegate’s outlook on, and presentation at, the International Conference on ‘Intellectual Crisis of Muslim Ummah: Rethinking Traditional Solutions’.

I Am NOT Charlie

All of France is in deep mourning over the incident at Charlie Hebdo. The media worldwide does such a good job presenting it all as a planetary disaster.

The Tragic and the Heroic

Let us differentiate between the tragic and the heroic and not give in to sadness and despair. This is the time to rejoice.

Mother Teresa: A Saint Trapped in Hell?

The woman revered around the world as a saint believed she had become “trapped in Hell” during her work.

Nation of Cowards

It is absurd to say Israel’s security is endangered by anyone, and especially by the hopeless, lifetime prisoners of Palestine.

Hellfire in Perspective: US Military Aid to Israel Exceeds $100 Billion

According to a recent Congress report, Israel has received more cumulative American aid than any other country since the end of World War II.

Blockading the Truth

Israel has imprisoned the people of Gaza in a stateless limbo while carefully controlling almost every aspect of their lives.

American Choice: Genocide Or Justice?

A fundamental debate on the underlying issues of a peace deal in Palestine is long overdue. Indeed, 66 years overdue.

AAP is a BAAP of Indian politics

AAP is ready to sail in the narrow vacuum between Congress’s corruption and BJP’s communalism.

Leadership at its Best

SYED KAZIM looks into those aspects of the Prophet’s personality which made him one of the greatest leaders of all time.

The Quest for Peace in Pluralistic Societies

The place of Truth and Justice in the Islamic scheme for man’s life is so high that these principles have to be upheld even if they go against our own interests.

On Remembering Our Mortality

Islam does not imply indifference towards our life in this world. On the contrary, ours is to exert ourselves in doing Good in this world herein, for it is only this Good here that can become the cause of our salvation.

Uganda Oil Biggest in Africa

With huge resources of oil being discovered in Uganda, it should not be too difficult to fathom the true reason for US aid pouring in.