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.


The Challenge before Atheism

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 pronounced

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On Atheism

To attribute authorship of the Qur’an to Muhammad’s (peace on him), is to demonstrate one’s stupidity – in addition to fanaticism

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Swelling the Slums

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.

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Those on the Verge of…

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.

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Goodbye to Values

The votaries of liberty have known that the struggle demands persistence to defeat their enemies completely.

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The Loss of Trust

The damage done by vested interests, globally, has been something irreparable and irredeemable. It is loss of trust.

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The unbelievers do not recognize the believers today. They will fail to recognize them tomorrow.

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The Jahiliyyah

The coming years promise to lead the public closer and closer to the pre-Islamic pagan thought, culture, and beliefs, writes SYED IQBAL ZAHEER.

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The acclaimed leader of the world, the United States of America, appears to have begun to suffer decline, writes SYED IQBAL ZAHEER.

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Two Figures

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.

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Life after the Pandemic

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.

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Is that Too Much to Ask?

Allah (swt) urges the atheist to be reasonable.

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Denial of God

The atheists of our time fail to study serious literature, but pick up few sentences from popular writers. They do that in order to impress ordinary people, and to let them imagine that they have studied those writers.

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Post-Pandemic: Pride and Arrogance Enroute to Recovery?

Whatever happens to the masses, they feel assured that they will remain on top. In fact, the corporate owners have doubled their wealth during the lock down. The Pandemic has been a blessing to them.

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Not a Clever Idea

Reduction of human population in order to continue with a luxurious or even a comfortable life for the rest, doesn’t seem to be a clever idea.

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