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Letters to the Editor

On Scholarships, Mortgage, Tatoos, Ta’wiz, Zakah on Diamonds and more…

The Hadith

Kitab al-Iman: Ahadith from a forthcoming book “Miftahul Ma`ani”

Authentic Ahadith with Commentary

The Qur’an

Translation & Commentary of Surah 26: Al-Shu`ara’ (The Poets)

Tafsir and Commentary from Ishraq Al Ma’ani

News Flashes

Flashes from the Muslim World

Concerns Rise Over Attacks on Religious Leaders, Adel al-Kalbani – Former Imam of Makkah Mosque, First Saudi Tablet, Headscarf Protester Sarks Social Media Storm, Skatepark Put Smiles on Refugees, FIFA to help Muslims at World Cup

Children’s Column

Children’s Column

The Qur’an for Young Hearts, Take a Needle to Heaven, Crossword Puzzle


“Christianity, as Default, is Gone” – The Rise of a Non-Christian Europe

Figures show a majority of young adults in twelve European countries have no faith, with Czechs least religious Europe’s march towards a post-Christian… more »

Contemporary Issue

Islamophobia: Some Commonplaces

Islamophobia is no more than contemporary racism with a strong classist and sexist component, legitimized socially because it is whitewashed by the discourse… more »


Who are the Nusayrîs? Are they Muslims or Unbelievers?

[Note that the present government of Syria is by the Nusayris. To describe this ancient tribe living in the mountains with epithets such… more »


Come Mercy

A lilting poem on the theme of recognizing the Almighty, by AL-KHATTAB (pen-name of the author)   Oh how blind I have been;… more »

Human Rights

Benign State Violence vs. Barbaric Terrorism

It would by hypocritical to justify one form of extrajudicial killing while demonizing another. Yet that is exactly what happens when one form… more »


Profiting from America’s Longest War

The mineral resources of Afghanistan have the attention of US President Donald Trump, who is looking for a reason to continue America’s longest… more »


Did Certain Foreign Governments Facilitate the 9/11 Attacks?

A pointed approach as described by JUSTIN RAIMONDO in analyzing official documents of enquiry pertaining to external international actors behind the whole WTC… more »