Day: October 10, 2012

Taliban attack: Malala out of immediate danger

The Muslim Times’ Editor for Pakistan Credit: Xpress Tribune By Manzoor Ali Published: October 11, 2012       PESHAWAR: As the nation waited with bated breath through most of Tuesday, doctors treating peace icon Malala Yousafzai announced on Wednesday that her condition was ‘satisfactory’ following a three-and-a-half-hour surgery. The operation, which […]

Our two-faced policies on extremists

The Express Tribune: by Muhammad Ali Ehsan. The cowardly attack on Malala Yousufzai, a 14-year-old child, is a tragic reminder of the violent blowback that Pakistani society continues to bear and sustain at the hands of religious extremists who are extremely upset and frustrated because their creators and mentors are no […]

Ethnic Cleansing in Bangladesh

Source: Gatestone Institute by Mohshin Habib   Despite what officials state, the Islamists of Bangladesh have been violently urging all non-Muslims to get out of the country. Buddhists, for example, mostly settled in the southeast part of Bangladesh and less than 1% of the population of 150 million, have been […]

Medieval Islamic Medicine: A Book Review

Author Prof. Peter E Pormann is primarily concerned with the transmission of the Greek medical and scientific heritage into the Islamic world. He has published on medicine and philosophy in Late Antique Alexandria, Greek-Syriac -Arabic translation technique, the history of mental illness and hospital provisions in tenth-century Baghdad, and medieval […]

Heathrow arrests: are Islamists training in Syria for attacks in UK?

Terror arrests reflect a new mood of apprehension over the fallout from the Arab Spring by Robert Fox THE WEEK THE ARREST at Heathrow airport last night of a man and woman off a flight from Egypt has underscored fears that militant Islamists are going to fight in Syria, […]

The Independent: Robert Fisk criticizes Turkey for funnelling weapons and armed men across the border into Syria

Turkey is funnelling weapons and armed men across the border into Syria How the government howled. With the help of a neighbouring state, “terrorists” were trying to destroy the government and its army, blowing up and murdering its supporters. “Terrorists” were crossing the international border, arms were being shipped over […]

Documentary to explore the rise of Islamic Militancy – “Jihad without Border” – Screening on Sunday Oct 21st, 2:30 PM at Baituz Zafar, NY   Shahriar Kabir’s documentary on Rise of Islamic militancy and future of secular democracy in Pakistan  Jihad without Border   ‘Jihad without Border’, the 2nd part of Shahriar Kabir’s Jihad Trilogy (“Trilogy”), explains the rise of Islamic militancy in Pakistan.  The Historical Documentary focuses on a nine thousand year old tradition […]