International

  • Russian ambassador shot dead in Ankara: Fall out of Allepo or abortive anti-Erdogan coup

    The Russian ambassador to Turkey, Andrei Karlov, was shot in the back and killed Monday (12/19) by a sacked police officer who shouted "Don't forget Aleppo" and "Allahu Akbar" as he opened fire. The ambassador was gi...

  • American Muslim groups welcome decision to end program once used to track Muslims

    23 Decebmer, 2016: American Muslim civil advocacy groups on Thursday (Dec. 22, 2016) welcomed President Barrack Obama's decision to permanently dismantle the regulatory framework behind the National Security Exit-Entry Registration System (...

  • The beginnings of regime collapse in Egypt

    Khalil-Al-Anani General Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi’s regime has used up all its chances for remaining in power and it is about to collapse at any moment. This is not wishful thinking, but is rather a reading into the deteriorating situatio...

  • Dining with the wolves at the Middle East table

    Dr. Mohsen Mohammed Saleh   When the Ottoman State began handing out capitulations, that is, privileges to foreign powers under Sultan Suleiman al-Qanuni in 1535, little did it realize this would open up Pandora's Box in the fu...

  • Saudi bid to limit damage caused by bombing of funeral gathering in Yemen

    Abdus Sattar Ghazali In an apparent bid to limit damage caused by its bombing of a funeral gathering in Sanaa, Yemen, killing 140 mourners and injuring hundreds, Saudi Arabia has claimed that the Houthis have targeted the holy city of Mecc...

  • Caste Supremacists Oppose Anti-Caste Legislation in Britain

    LONDON (28 November 2016): Pro-caste activists have intensified their campaign to lobby and pressurise the British Parliament to stop it from making caste discrimination a crime in the UK. Ahead of a consultation expected to be conducted by...

  • JNU PhD on Canada’s policy towards Arab-Israel conflict

    A doctoral thesis entitled "Canada's Perception and Policy Towards the Arab-Israel Conflict" was awarded Doctor of Philosophy in Canadian Studies by the School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University. The thesis, usi...

  • Why Palestinians Want to Sue Britain: 99 Years since the Balfour Declaration

    Last July, the Palestinian Authority took the unexpected, although belated step of seeking Arab backing in suing Britain over the Balfour Declaration. That ‘declaration’ was the first ever explicit commitment made by Britain, and th...

  • Speculations about Imam Mahdi fuelling wars in in Syria and Iraq?

    The way the capture of Dabiq on 16th October by the Turkey-supported rebels has been reported by the international media makes it abundantly clear that the major players in the ongoing war for dominance in the region - Christians, Jews, Sunnis ...

  • Libya: Five years after Gaddafi’s brutal murder

    Five years after the Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's overthrow and brutal murder (on October 20, 2011) the situation is now far worse than it was five years ago, as rival militias fighting for control. Libya has been split between rival...

  • Murders of Ikhwan leaders expose Egypt’s junta

    Abdus Sattar Ghazali   Two Muslim Brotherhood leaders have been killed in suspicious circumstances by the Egyptian security forces. A ministry statement carried by the official MENA news agency said 61-year-old Dr. Mohammed Kamal, a ph...

  • Syria proving for America what Afghanistan did to Soviet Union

    Syria is on the brink of becoming for America what Afghanistan proved to be for Soviet Union in 1970s. Soviet Union fell soon after its ouster from Afghanistan and America has since then boasted of as the only superpower. Less than 50 years on,...

  • How the Muslim World responded to Europe’s humanitarian crisis?

    A. Rangarajan It was the pinnacle of World War II. Europeans were fleeing in tens of thousands, from the violence, slaughter and enslavement. People from Eastern Europe were, in particular, badly affected by the bloody conflict. And they h...

  • Sectarianism Is Worst Enemy of The Muslim World

    Chandra Muzaffar There is no single universally endorsed definition of Sectarianism. But there is a certain understanding of the term, which has gained widespread acceptance. Sectarianism refers to differences between sub-divisions within ...

  • A fugitive organisation

    Obaidur Rahman Nadwi There is an international well-knit programme to denigrate Islam and its ideology. No stone is being left unturned to obliterate it from the of the earth. Be it Dhaka Cafe terrorist attack or terrorist attack in France...

  • British ambassador embraces Islam, performs Haj

    Mina (Saudi Arabia): Among the 19,000 British pilgrims performing Haj this year was British Ambassador to Saudi Arabia Simon Paul Collis and his wife Huda Mujarkech. It was known by some diplomats and journalists that he had embraced Islam but ...

  • Five Reasons Why US-Israel Military Deal Stinks

    Marwan Bishara Israel is the largest cumulative recipient of United States foreign assistance since World War II. And this week it received the largest US military aid package ever signed between two countries. This begs the question: why ...

  • Saudi bid to limit damage after bombing funeral killing 140 in Yemen

    In an apparent bid to limit damage caused by its bombing of a funeral gathering in Sanaa, Yemen, killing 140 mourners and injuring hundreds, Saudi Arabia has claimed that the Houthis have targeted the holy city of Mecca with a ballistic mis...

  • Rights group alarmed at custodial killings of MQM workers in Pakistan

    Human right groups are alarmed at the spate of deaths of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) workers in the custody of para-military force in Karachi. The MQM has called these brutal deaths as extra-judicial killings. On September 30, Syed A...

  • Media debate violence only when it suits their bosses

    International media, which virtually means the Western media, has a well-thought out strategy in its coverage of the acts of violence or the news and statements related to violence. When something suits the Western powers, the media highlight i...