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Monthly Archives: August, 2013

Grand Ayatollah Ali Sistani: Spilling Blood of Iraqis, Especially Sunnis, Is Forbidden

The Grand Ayatollah, Ali al-Sistani, during a meeting with a delegation of Sunni clerics from the southern governorates and the Kurdistan region and a representative of the Sunni Endowment, on … Continue reading

August 31, 2013 · Leave a comment

Support Democracy, Not the Monarchy – by Ali Al-Ahmed

For several decades, American media, think tanks and government officials have viewed Saudi Arabia as one of the most important allies in the Middle East although the two countries share … Continue reading

August 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

Saudi Arabia signs deal with Israeli army to buy weapons for militants fighting Syria government

Saudi Arabia reportedly reaches a deal with Israeli army to buy Israeli weapons for militants fighting against the government of President Bashar al-Assad in Syria. Israeli Radio reported that Saudi … Continue reading

August 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

Maudoodi’s article on Takfiris

Introductory note: Maulana Maudoodi wrote an article entitled Fitna-i Takfir (‘The mischief of calling Muslims as kafir’) for his magazine Tarjuman al-Quran in its May 1935 issue. It can be … Continue reading

August 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

In Response to the Shia Genocide

This poem is in response to the Shia genocide taking place all over the world, and in recent days in Pakistan especially.  EVEN IF YOU CONTINUE TO KILL US – … Continue reading

August 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

United States Commission on International Religious Freedom on Shia Genocide and persecution of Minorities

Editor’s Note: LUBP applauds the notice taken by United States Commission on International  Religious Freedom (USCIRF) on Shia Genocide and persecution of minorities in Pakistan based on their religious identity. … Continue reading

August 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

Minister backs ‘Shia conversion’

Religious Affairs Minister Suryadharma Ali has again come under fire for allegedly supporting the forced conversion of Shia followers to Sunni Islam in a reconciliation program the government claimed was … Continue reading

August 13, 2013 · Leave a comment