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Allahuma Labaik -Flying to Hajj

News Desk | Every year, over two million Muslim pilgrims from around the world descend on Mecca to perform the Hajj. With the convenience of modern...

Pilgrims descend on Mecca for ‘smart hajj’

AFP | Two million Muslims gather in Saudi Arabia this week for the hajj as the annual pilgrimage becomes increasingly hi-tech with apps to help...

Imran Khan’s entrance in Medina sparks debate

News Desk | The latest video of Imran Khan in the Medina airport has sparked another controversy. In a video circulating on social media, Khan...

The Cold War between Iran and Saudi Arabia

AFP | Relations between Middle East heavyweights Iran and Saudi Arabia have been fraught for decades as they spar over regional influence and religion. Each...

Muslim World apart from Pakistan embraces Valentines day as a wholesome...

News Desk | Kingdom of Saudi Arabia celebrated Valentine's Day after a prominent cleric on Wednesday endorsed the event as a ‘positive social event' in...

Is Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem just to boost popularity amongst conservatives?

James M. Dorsey | US President Donald J. Trump has let a genie out of the bottle with his recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital...

Selfie of Jewish man in Masjid-Nabwi sparks outrage

News Desk  Russian-born Jewish man Ben Tzion 31, sparked outrage on the Internet when his selfie in the sacred mosque of Masjid-e-Nabwi in Medina, Saudi...

Parliament needs to be cleansed of the Abu Jahal’s of our...

Dr. Farid A Malik | Kaptaan is right all the big “chors” (thieves) are in the assemblies, not in prisons. According to him during his eight...

Hajj 2017: What you need to know

News Analysis | Around two million Muslims from all over the world have gathered this year (2017) in the Holy City of Mecca, Saudi Arabia,...

Fear of third intifada brings Israel and Arab together!

James M. Dorsey | A web of formal and informal Israeli-Arab relations and common fears of renewed popular uprisings that could threaten regimes and benefit...

The Gulf crisis: Small states battle it out (SSRN Working Paper...

James M. Dorsey | Abstract Buried in the Gulf crisis is a major development likely to reshape international relations as well as power dynamics in the...

Petro-Islam: The Genesis of Islamic Radicalism and Jihadism

Nauman Sadiq | The phenomena of Islamic radicalism all over the world is directly linked to Islamic madrassahs (religious seminaries) that are generously funded by...

Islamic Radicalism: A Product of Western Imperialism

Nauman Sadiq | Peaceful, or not, Islam is only a religion just like any other cosmopolitan religion whether it’s Christianity, Buddhism or Hinduism. Instead of...

Islamic Military Alliance: Seeking Non-Muslim help against a Muslim sect

Saad Rasool | This past week, leaders of almost 50 ‘Islamic’ nations met, under the leadership of Donald Trump and the frail King Salman, as...

Pakistan Grapples with the Middle Eastern Fault-Lines as Gen. Raheel Takes...

James M. Dorsey | With no troops to command and a Riyadh-based skeleton staff, General Raheel Sharif, Pakistan’s recently retired top commander, appeared to slide...

Asian leaders wary of Saudi’s spreading their Gospel of truth

James M. Dorsey | Critics in the Maldives likely sighed relief when Saudi King Salman this week postponed his visit because of an outbreak of...

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