International

  • My Flower to Bush, the Occupier—The Story of My Shoe

    By Mutadhar Al-Zaidi Mutadhar al-Zaidi, the Iraqi who threw his shoe at George Bush gave this speech on his recent release. In the name of God, the most gracious and most merciful.Here I am, free. But my country is still a prisoner of war....

  • Containing the Iranian ‘Threat’

    Iran is the sheep surrounded by hungry wolves, including the vulture like Zionist-hyena.  A cursory examination of the region shows, the US bases surround Iran from all directions. In addition, Israel armed with nuclear weapons is constant...

  • Crisis in Syria is Morphing into a Sectarian Conflict

    When the people Syria started demanding, in March 2011, from their dictatorial regime what their Egyptian brothers were close to wresting from their rulers, nobody expected their struggle to drag out as long it already has. By the same token, n...

  • The myth of the murderous Muslim - i

    By Haroon Moghul Muslims are subversive jihadists. The Middle East is perpetually unstable. "Islam has bloody borders." If you've already made up your mind, you'll find a way to twist the facts to support your conclusion....

  • Four decades of sufferings of the stranded Pakistanis in Bangladesh

    By Abdus Sattar Ghazali December 16 marked the 41st anniversary of the breakup of Pakistan when the eastern wing of the country emerged as "Bangladesh" after an India-backed secessionist movement. The occasion calls for highlight...

  • Free Gaza Boat Movement Leader visits India

    By Nadim Ahmad New Delhi: Palestinian-American human rights activist, Huwaida Arraf paid a visit to the All India Muslim Majlis Mushawarat office on 28 September 2009 and interacted with prominent Muslim personalities. The President  ...

  • Obama: Tying Himself into Knots in Afghanistan

    Barack Obama shot to political stardom on a slogan of ‘change.’ The American people, fed up with the antics of George W. Bush and thirsting for real and not ersatz change in the style of governance and policies of their country boug...

  • Islamic Lessons from London’s Mayor

    By Anver Kamal Siddiqui Mayor Mr Boris Johnson's strong advice to the citizens of London to visit Mosques in order to learn about Islamic virtues is worthy of emulation by leaders all over the world for apparently the respected Mayor h...

  • Arab Conference on Boycotting Israel: Arab Boycott of Israel Is Legitimate

    Damascus: The 83rd Conference of the Liaison Officers to the Arab and Regional Offices on Boycotting Israel kicked off on Tuesday to confirm the Arab boycott of Israel as a legitimate struggle in confronting Israeli crimes and violations agains...

  • The chickens are coming home to roost for Pakistan

    First it was a daring attack on the citadel of the Pakistan Army-the fortress GHQ in the heart of Rawalpindi, the twin city of Islamabad, the capital, in broad daylight. That deadly drama lasted for more than 60 hours and took a toll of several...

  • War Clouds Gathering

    By Firdaus Ahmed firdyahmed@yahoo.com Kissinger gets it wrong again. He got it wrong earlier in his extension of the bombing campaign into Cambodia during the Vietnam war; in bullying India during its humanitarian intervention in East Pa...

  • Fort Hood homicide: US Muslims react with grief

    By Abdus Sattar Ghazali   The seven-million strong American Muslim community has reacted, with grief and fear of backlash, at the shooting at Fort Hood in Texas by Army Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan. All major Arab and Muslim organizations we...

  • Afghanistan-Pakistan: Between the Rock and a Hard Place

    She was supposedly on a mission to impress her hosts in Pakistan with a 'charm offensive.' However, the U.S. Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton, ended up stirring a controversy that even her most ardent well-wishers would find hard to ...

  • US shields Israeli war criminals

    By SM Mohamed Idris The hypocrisy and double-standard practiced by the United States in dealing with Israel’s blatant violations of international law and human rights was again exposed during the special session of the Human Rights C...

  • Taliban decline US offer of 6 provinces for 8 bases

    By Aamir Latif ISLAMABAD The emboldened Taliban movement in Afghanistan turned down an American offer of power-sharing in exchange for accepting the presence of foreign troops, Afghan government sources confirmed. "US negotiators ...

  • Abbas admits failure of the peace process

    By Khalid Amayreh Ramallah: Mahmoud Abbas, the beleaguered head of the Palestinian Authority, has finally but belatedly admitted that the so- called Peace process with Israel has completely failed and that the Palestinian people will have ...

  • What Swirls Around Fort Hood - Can the Major Speak?

    By Vijay Prasad Words have ensnarled the rampage at Fort Hood. Nothing more needs to be said. Thirteen dead, and thirty-one injured. What sets this massacre apart from the bombing at Oklahoma City (with 168 dead) and Columbine High (with 1...

  • USA Offers Taliban 6 Afghan Provinces for 8 Bases

    By Aamir Latif Islamiabad: The emboldened Taliban movement in Afghanistan turned down an American offer of power-sharing in exchange for accepting the presence of foreign troops, Afghan government sources confirmed. "US negotiators ha...

  • 45% US Muslims marry outside their faith

    Interfaith marriage is more than steadily increasing among all faiths in America. From 1996-2001, 47 percent of marriages involving Jews in America were interfaith marriages (1). Another survey showed that more than 40 percent of couples marrie...

  • American Muslims seek protection

    Fearing a backlash, the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC) called upon law enforcement agencies to provide immediate protection for all Mosques, community centers, schools, and any locations that may be identified or misidentifie...