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Monthly Archives: September, 2014

ISIS Is not “Islamic”, it is a Salafi Deobandi terror machine – by Rusty Walker

This article of mine is a rebuttal to the Professor Jerry A. Coyne’s misleading article in New Republic, “If ISIS Is Not Islamic, then the Inquisition Was Not Catholic: There … Continue reading

September 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

Iraqi Shia Cleric’s Speech Strikes a Balance – David D. Kirkpatrick and Dan Bilefsky

BAGHDAD — Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani, the influential Shiite cleric, on Friday urged vigilance against Western political interference in Iraqi affairs but stopped short of opposing the American-led military campaign … Continue reading

September 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

Does Bahrain exist? – by Dr. Abbas Zaidi

When was the last time you read about Bahrain? There might be a few voices in the affirmative. If yes, it can be safely said that the news about Bahrain … Continue reading

September 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

Though Adversaries on the Surface, U.S. and Hezbollah Share a Goal

BEIRUT, Lebanon — They are sworn enemies who insist they will never work together, but in practice, Hezbollah and the United States are already working — separately — on a … Continue reading

September 29, 2014 · Leave a comment

Turkey: The goal congruence of political Islamists and ISIS

Turkey’s stance in the joint struggle against IS is indeed low-profile, but perhaps this is an understatement. If the recent discourse of its decision-makers is scrutinized closely, one may reach … Continue reading

September 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

Wahabi/Deobandi Islamic State ‘brand’ gains ground among Asian militants – Reuters

MANILA: A threat by Philippine militants to kill a German hostage in a show of solidarity with Islamic State is the latest sign that the Middle East group’s brand of … Continue reading

September 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Lies and Insults of Shaikh Muhammad Ibn Abdul Wahhab Against the Holy Prophet (S.A.W.A) – by Hassan Hussain

  Shaikh Najdi used to insult the Holy Prophet Hazrat Muhammad Mustafa (s.a.w.a.) in various ways because he believed that this was the best method to safeguard his interpretation of … Continue reading

September 18, 2014 · 2 Comments