Islam has given its followers, and the humanity through them, the responsibility to act rightly, to alleviate the sufferings, and thus take mankind closer to their CreatorRead more »
Syed Iqbal Zaheer, a mechanical engineer by training and profession, is today a well-known researcher and writer on Islam, its culture and civilization. Quite apart from the Tafsir Ishraq al-Ma’ani, the fourteen-volume commentary on the Qur’an, he is also the author of numerous books and booklets on Islam.
Recently, he headed, in his capacity as the Chief Editor, the ambitious ‘An Educational Encyclopedia of Islam’ project which is a two-volume, 1300 multi- colour page, compendium of knowledge on Islam, its civilization and heritage. The Young Muslim Digest, one of the most authentic periodicals on Islam in English has been edited by him since the last three decades.
There are estimated to be 100 billion stars in our Galaxy, and there are billions of galaxies like our own in the cosmos.Read more »
The small Madinan girls, who were singing in chorus, to welcome the fugitive Muhammad (saws) as he arrived from Makkah, were too young, too innocent. But the Makkans were shrewd, intelligent and bold, but oblivious to the echoes of the mountains encirclingRead more »
If the Qur’an is unique and inimitable – and the Hadith is unique, but imitable – then the Qur’an has to be from God, as the Prophet claimed and pronouncedRead more »
To attribute authorship of the Qur’an to Muhammad’s (peace on him), is to demonstrate one’s stupidity – in addition to fanaticismRead more »
Muslims never understood the modern economy, its trends, and its newest methods of conducting business. Their life-plans have remained simple: “Get a degree (at best), and find a job.Read more »
Raising a hand on the defenceless is intolerable and abhorrent. But the Muslim society today, is what it is. A great majority of them are either ghetto-dwellers, or of ghetto mentality, writes SYED IQBAL ZAHEER.Read more »
The votaries of liberty have known that the struggle demands persistence to defeat their enemies completely.Read more »
The damage done by vested interests, globally, has been something irreparable and irredeemable. It is loss of trust.Read more »
The unbelievers do not recognize the believers today. They will fail to recognize them tomorrow.Read more »
The coming years promise to lead the public closer and closer to the pre-Islamic pagan thought, culture, and beliefs, writes SYED IQBAL ZAHEER.Read more »
The acclaimed leader of the world, the United States of America, appears to have begun to suffer decline, writes SYED IQBAL ZAHEER.Read more »
John Perkins asks for civil society to join hands, start to act, and to create a new economic order in which everyone gets his share equitably, writes SYED IQBAL ZAHEER.Read more »
Since over a year, a variety of thinkers, economic specialists, bloggers, and a dozen other experts and non-experts have predicted that life on earth is going to change drastically in the coming years.Read more »