Day: February 25, 2012

Ahmadiyya Muslim conversation ends now

Source: World Muslim Congress. Thanks to ya’ll for the extensive responses on the topic. Most of us agree on certain basics, some don’t, and it is time to close with the following notes and move on: 1. Whether the Pakistani right wingers believe Ahmadies are Muslims or not, they need […]

Jihad and the Islamic Law of War

A publication from The Royal Islamic Strategic Studies Center, Amman, Jordan. This text explains what jihad is, what it means to Muslims, and how it relates to the concrete issues of war and peace. It explores the most important issues surrounding the Islamic law of war and peace, and lays […]

Peaceful protest can free Palestine

By Mustafa Barghouthi OVER the past 64 years, Palestinians have tried armed struggle; we have tried negotiations; and we have tried peace conferences. Yet all we have seen is more Israeli settlements, more loss of lives and resources, and the emergence of a horrifying system of segregation. Khader Adnan, a […]

Call for Arab intervention in Syria

By AGENCIES ARABNEWS TUNIS/DAMASCUS: Arab League chief Nabil Elaraby called on the UN Security Council on Friday to issue an urgent resolution calling for a cease-fire in Syria. “This conference should make practical moves and prioritize the issuance of an urgent Security Council resolution for a cease-fire,” he told an […]