Day: February 3, 2016

How Politics Has Poisoned Islam

NY Times OP Ed: ISTANBUL — We Muslims like to believe that ours is “a religion of peace,” but today Islam looks more like a religion of conflict and bloodshed. From the civil wars in Syria, Iraq and Yemen to internal tensions in Lebanon and Bahrain, to the dangerous rivalry […]

Syria: The story of the conflict

Source: BBC More than 250,000 Syrians have lost their lives in four-and-a-half years of armed conflict, which began with anti-government protests before escalating into a full-scale civil war. More than 11 million others have been forced from their homes as forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad and those opposed to […]

Remembering Dr Salam on his 90th birthday

Dr Abdus Salam and all the wrong choices Pakistan made By Nayyar Afaq Published: January 29, 2016 http://blogs.tribune.com.pk/story/31969/dr-abdus-salam-and-all-the-wrong-choices-pakistan-made/ 65 CommentsPrintEmail Today is the 90th birthday of Dr Abdus Salam. The best way to wish him is to let freedom of religion and intellectual thought prevail in the country. PHOTO: YOUTUBE SCREENSHOT What […]