Day: September 24, 2012

Wishing God a Good Night

Huff Post: by Menachem Rosensaft. We must never forget that there were Christians in World War II Europe, a small minority to be sure, who risked their lives to save Jews. And today there are Muslims who join forces with Jews and Christians to espouse and promote a spirit of […]

A silent revolution

Dawn.co: by Irfan Husain. SILENTLY, almost imperceptibly, a revolution is sweeping Britain as well as most western countries. Signs of this seismic change have been growing, but until one stops and quantifies them, the implications do not become immediately clear. A recent issue of the Spectator spelled it out: British […]

The post-film scenario

The Express Tribune: by Yaqoob Khan Bangash. The governor of Punjab, Latif Khosa, remarked on September 22, that while Pope Benedict XVI has spoken out against the case of Rimsha Masih, the Vatican has remained silent on the anti-Islam film. Excusing the fact that the honourable governor has not had a […]

New threat coming from Syria

(MENAFN – Jordan Times) The new UN and Arab League envoy to Syria, Lakhdar Brahimi, was reluctant from the outset to accept the mission of a peace mediator in this country. The mission seems impossible after one-year-and-a-half of heavy fighting that destroyed a large part of Syria, killed more than […]

Is Salafism half of the evil?

Source: MenaFN (MENAFN – Arab News) The Salafists are blamed for most of the horrendous acts these days. Even before the first bullet was fired by the Syrian opposition, President Bashar Assad attributed the murders and destruction committed by his own army to the Salafists saying they are supported by […]

How can Wahhabi vandalism be stopped?

Wahhabis have a history of vandalising and destroying Islamic heritage. In Saudi Arabia they destroyed and damaged houses and mosques associated with the Prophet Mohammad and his family. The history goes back to 18th and 19th century and their raids on Shi’a holy cities of Karbala and Najaf, killing and […]

Is Something Wrong at Heart of Islam?

Credit: Jakarta Globe. Paris. British author Salman Rushdie, who lived in hiding for nine years under a death sentence from Iran’s supreme leader, said in an interview published last Thursday that something had gone wrong at the heart of Islam.Rushdie told Le Monde newspaper that his years fleeing the 1989 […]