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 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 […]