Tag: Muslims

What is the biggest threat to the United States?

Jacob G Hornberger | The New York Times recently profiled three military veterans who are running for Congress. All three are women and all three...

BJP leader tells Muslims in India to flee to Pakistan

News Analysis | On February 7, 2018 Vinay Katiyar, member of parliament representing Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) passed a contentious statement, “Muslims should not be...

Muslims to overtake Jews as second largest religious group in America

News Desk | The Muslim population in America has been growing steadily for the past few years. New research by Pew Research Center reveals that...

Bangladesh ready to send 100,000 Rohingya Muslims back to Myanmar

AFP | Bangladesh wants to send up to 100,000 Rohingya back to Myanmar in the first batch of repatriations of Muslim refugees who fled ethnic...

Oppression of minorities in India

Aiza Khurram |  India is the world’s largest democracy, with about 1.26 billion people, or about a one-sixth of the total world population. Nearly 80...

6 face death over honor killing: “Love Jihad” against Dalits?

News Analysis | Six people have been sentenced to death for the murder of a man from India's Dalit community in an "honour killing" in...

Muslims leaders want East Jerusalem to be recognized as Palestinian capital...

Reuters | Muslim leaders on Wednesday condemned U.S. President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and called on the world to...

Muslims in Asia protest against Trump’s Jerusalem decision

Reuters | Several thousand protesters in Muslim-majority Indonesia and Malaysia rallied on Friday to condemn the U.S. decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital, as...

US demands Europeans to restrict business with Iran

News Analysis | US Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, shocked the European companies by demanding that European allies should support latest US ban on Iran's...

Al-Britani: My friend-turned ISIS recruit in Raqqa

Murtaza Shibli | “Raqqa will never be the same”, claims Abu Adam Al-Britani in a 72-minute long tape that was issued late last month. He...

‘Why just crackers? Ban Muharram bloodshed too’: Chetan Bhagat

News Desk | Irked over the ban of firecrackers by Indian Supreme Court on the occasion of Diwali, infuriated Indian columnist and author Chetan Bhagat,...

Who set fire to the Hindu pilgrim train in Godhra?

News Analysis | An Indian court has commuted the death sentences of 11 people convicted for their part in one of the many deadly riots...

A master plan to balkanize Pakistan – Part I

Asif Haroon Raja | The drama of 9/11 provided a ready-made excuse to George W. Bush and his team of Neocons to wage wars against...

Why are ‘white supremacists’ targeting Muslims in UK?

News Analysis | A man named, Ian Anthony Rook, accused of stabbing a surgeon who treated victims of the Manchester Arena attack has appeared in...

Is extremism & fundamentalism slowly engulfing Malaysia?

James M. Dorsey | The owner of a self-service laundrette in the historic town of Muar in the Malaysian state of Johor likely had little...

Iran is Trump’s perpetual enemy in the Middle East

News Analysis |  US President Donald Trump said that Iran exports violence, chaos, and bloodshed while its government hides a corrupt dictatorship behind the farce...

Rohingya is a humanitarian issue not a Muslim one!

M K Bhadrakumar | The Trump administration is shifting gear on Myanmar. After positioning itself on the “right side of history”, Washington is making the...

Jihadi vows of support for Rohingya add to problems of Pakistan...

James M. Dorsey | A call for action to help Rohingya Muslims by prominent US Treasury-designated Pakistani militant Masood Azhar puts both Pakistan and China on the...

The disinformation behind linking the Rohingya issue with Pakistan

News analysis | Amid heart-wrenching scenes in Myanmar showing the plight of Rohingya Muslims, a story is making rounds of Pakistani connections to the crisis....

“Plight of Myanmars Rohingya’s: Destabilizing Muslim Governments?”

JAMES M. DORSEY | Calls for jihad in defense of the Muslim minority prompt fears of a second front against Islamic State-linked fighters in Southeast Asia,...

Hindu nationalists claim that the Taj Mahal was originally a ‘temple’!

News Analysis | India during the Modi government has been full of surprises, twists, and turns. With Pakistani spy pigeons, to banning beef, the latest controversy...

The streets of intimidation

Ikram Sehgal | Expecting a whitewash from the SC, former PM Nawaz Sharif literally went berserk on being “blackwashed” as untrustworthy and untruthful by the...

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,...

Violence escalates in Myanmar: Will Rohingya Muslims continue to face persecution?

News Analysis | Militants belonging to Rohingya Muslim community in Myanmar staged a coordinated attack on 30 police posts and an army base in Rakhine...

India’s Supreme Court Strikes Down ‘Instant Divorce’ for Muslims

News Analysis | It took the Supreme Court more than three months to draft a 395-page judgment. The verdict was the result of a 3...

Pakistan : The home to South Asia’s Muslims

Richard Harris | "Ismaila, nass jaa (save your life)" the elderly Sikh watchmaker calls out to an 18-year-old Ismail, as he hears the distant din...

Iqbal tereay daes ka kya haal sunaon

Zeeshan Shahid Khan | Anyone who is trying to promote the idea that partition should not have happened is actually saying that Muslims in India...

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...

Plot thickens in great game over post-ISIS Iraq and Syria

M K Bhadrakumar | The post-ISIS future of Iraq and Syria has been a topic of animated discussion among American think tankers, the assumption being...

How Orientalism Pitted Hindus against Muslims in India?

Nauman Sadiq | #PakistanTurns70 The most outstanding feature of Islam is its history; if one studies Islamic history, one comes to realize that Islam did not...

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