- Written by Saad Ahmad, The Milli Gazette
The Case of Zakir Naik’s Peace TV
With the rise of an anti-secular politics in the West, gates of secularism are being deserted. Politics, of non-religious nature, whether Islamic or simply religious, is trying to occupy the secularly constructed public spheres. This trend observed that the Christian preaching on television was one of the attractive methods, has changed its form through various means of development in communicative technology.
- Written by Mohammed Deghayes, MEMO
Karl Marx once said: “History repeats itself, first as a tragedy, second and as a farce”, it is upon this notion that the free world has been unhinged in its involvement in the Syrian conflict. Fixed upon its reason to suggest that Syria will in fact become another Libya. This paradigm of political thought is one set in a recent harsh past, in an area found on the brink of the Sahara. The two countries bound by their convergent, benevolent history which spans far beyond their independence in 1946 and 1951.
- Written by Mariam Barghouti, Al Jazeera
While Israel pursues to silence the sound of prayer, the global community suppressed the Palestinian call for justice. The call to prayer has been a part of Muslim culture since the rise of Islam and a part of Jerusalem since Arab presence was established in the region, writes Barghouti [Ammar Awad/Reuters]The call to prayer has been a part of Muslim culture since the rise of Islam and a part of Jerusalem since Arab presence was established in the region, writes Barghouti.
Driving the streets of the West Bank, you see Israeli-issued street signs reading, in Arabic, "Urshalaym", the Hebrew word for Jerusalem instead of the Arabic namesake "Al-Quds".
- Written by Tom Westcott, MEE
"They say you don't hear the bomb that hits you, and it's true. I saw the walls coming apart around me and I thought it was a dream until I was actually pushing aside pieces of concrete falling on me in my bed," says Abdulrahman, recalling the dawn air raid in east Mosul that killed 18 people, including his parents and younger brother.
- Written by Latheef Farook
by Latheef Farook
Muslim population worldwide constitute, as per numerous reports, is around 1.62 billion of the more than six billion of the total world population.
The African continent has the highest Muslim population compared to the other regions. There are more than 55 countries having Muslim population. However there are around ten countries with majority Muslim population such as Indonesia, Bangladesh, Nigeria, Pakistan, Iran and Egypt. Others are small countries like Qatar and Djibouti.