A recent new that has shocked millions everywhere is one about a group of racist Swedes marching through a public area and beating up anyone who looked non-European. It’s so shocking to most because most people thought that Sweden was perfect and something as horrible as “racism” was something that never happened there. If anything,… Read more »
Since the government has done away with the minority status of the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU), a debate has set in for and against the minority character and reservations. Recently, at a conference at Delhi’s Constitution Club, one heard several so-called Muslim leaders very generously voicing their lip-service concerning the minority character of AMU. It… Read more »
Saudi Arabia’s execution on Jan. 2 of an outspoken Shi’ite cleric who called for the overthrow of the Saudi royal family triggered international condemnation and set off protests throughout the Middle East. Demonstrators stormed the Saudi embassy in Tehran and set the building on fire. Iran’s supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, ratcheted up the rhetoric,… Read more »
These were men without remorse.
Belgian police use an extended camera to look into an apartment in a raid linked to the deadly Paris attacks, in the Brussels suburb of Molenbeek, November 16. 2015. REUTERS/Yves Herman Were I a fundamentalist militant in Western Europe, or, indeed, in a number of other places, I would not be overjoyed at the success… Read more »
Eid and the moon are both part of the festival. In a way one births the other. And like all births and deliveries, there can be occasional complications. Did it happen this time? I remember an Eid in 1962 when we went to bed thinking there would be another Iftar the next day to find… Read more »