Fundamentalism

Paint it Black!!! Dr Adib Rizvi road

Grand Trunk Road: by aliarqam — On 23, 2010, President Asif Ali Zardari while signing “gift of life” certificate ceremony announced that his government would nominate prominent medical professional, philanthropist and founder of Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation (SIUT)Dr Adibul Hassan Rizvi for Nobel Peace Prize in recognition of his services in the […]

Caliphornia dreamin’

Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi declares himself leader of all Muslims—who don’t buy it A FEW details looked out of place: the watch on the speaker’s right wrist, a fan whirring behind him and machine guns propped against the walls. Otherwise, as a thickly bearded, black-robed preacher slowly mounted the pulpit of […]

Will al Qaeda fight ISIS Islamic state?

(CNN) — ISIS has made huge territorial gains in the border areas between Iraq and Syria during the past month, as well as capturing strategic cities such as Mosul and Tikrit. Now its leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has changed the group’s name from the previous “Islamic State of Iraq and […]

What is Shariah law?

The al-Qaeda-inspired Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) announced Friday that a Shariah-based system of governance will be imposed in Mosul and other cities and towns in Iraq that have been overtaken by militants. It is already forbidden in Iraq to enact legislation that is antithetical to Islam, but the imposition of Shariah […]