Day: July 1, 2015

China upset with Turkey’s concern on Ramazan restrictions

Tribune: BEIJING: China’s Foreign Ministry denied restricting religious freedom on Wednesday in a sharp response to Turkey for voicing concern over reports that ethnic Uighur Muslims had been banned from worship and fasting during Ramazan. Some local governments in China’s far western region of Xinjiang have stepped up controls on the […]

Are We Living Islam’s Darkest Hour?

Source: The Huffington Post By Faisal J. Abbas; Editor-in-Chief, Al Arabiya English; author of upcoming book on Arab media How much terrorism can the world take in 24 hours? Friday June 26, 2015 will certainly go down in history as a day that pushed the limit. Just in case the daily […]

Indoctrinated by the Unregulated

Source: Foreign Policy By Dania Ahmed In Pakistan, madrassas have a knack for producing terrorists. The government is aware of this yet it does not have a consistent stance regarding madrassas. After the Peshawar school attack in December, the government made it a priority to regulate madrassas, but when the […]