Category: Op-Ed

  • Some Crit­i­cal Thoughts On His Death : Nabeel Qureshi (1983 – 2017)

    Some Crit­i­cal Thoughts On His Death : Nabeel Qureshi (1983 – 2017)

    Nabeel Qureshi died at the age of 34 years old in 2017 from a “rare and deadly form of stomach cancer" on 16th September 2017 with mixed reactions.

  • King Abdul­lah I : As the Arabs See The Jews

    King Abdul­lah I : As the Arabs See The Jews

    King Abdullah disputes the mistaken view that Arab opposition to Zionism (and later the state of Israel) is because of longstanding religious or ethnic hatred.

  • The Myth of ​“The Myth of Mod­er­ate Islam”

    The Myth of The Myth of Mod­er­ate Islam”

    In a recent article in The Spectator magazine in the UK, the evangelical leader Patrick Sookhdeo takes a swipe at Muslims and their religion. Does his case stand up to scrutiny? Patrick Sookhdeo’s article (July 30, 2005) in London’s The Spectator, "The Myth of a Moderate Islam" reflects a dangerous trend in the war on…

  • Do Not Be Fooled By Propaganda

    Do Not Be Fooled By Propaganda

    There is an ongoing slander campaign against Islam, claiming that it is a religion that promotes violence and hinting that it seeks world conquest. Before you buy the malarkey that is being produced by people with their own agendas or prejudices or who are just plain ignoramuses, follow these few suggestions.

  • Why I Love the Mus­lim Veil

    Having been on both sides of the veil, I can tell you that Western male politicians and journalists have no idea what they are talking about when they blame Islam for child brides, female circumcision, honor killings and forced marriages. A careful reading of the Qur'an shows that just about everything Western feminists fought for…

  • Eid Mubarak ! On Occa­sion of Eid al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice)

    At the end of the Hajj (annual pilgrimage to Mecca), Muslims throughout the world celebrate the holiday of Eid al-Adha (Festival of Sacrifice). In 2006, Eid al-Adha will begin on approximately December 31st, and will last for three days. During the Hajj, Muslims remember and commemorate the trials and triumphs of the Prophet Abraham. One…

  • Beware The Hap­py Clappies

    I am growing increasingly frustrated at the mealy-mouthed, apologetic bunch of Muslims paraded across our TV screens these days. And just when one lot suddenly wake up, smell the coffee and begin to disagree with US and British foreign policies, another bunch take their place.

  • Our Allegien­ce Is Only To Islam

    The real religious extremists who pose the greatest threat to radicalizing our youth are the Christian Fundamentalists in the White House and Downing Street. Bush and Blair have become al-Qaeda’s finest recruiting officers. More and younger Muslims are waking up with the realization that it is not terrorism or extremism that is being targeted but…

  • Pope Bene­dict, Islam and Violence

    But why did the Muslim react in such a manner when Pope Benedict repeated something that we are already accustomed to hearing from not so friendly western public figures? After all flamboyant televangelists like Jerry Falwell have said worse things than the Pope –- calling the Prophet of Islam a paedophile and terrorist – yet…