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Monthly Archives: December, 2014

Jordanian Fighter Pilot captured by ISIS: Malfunction or Malice?

Fahwad Al-Khadoumi (nsnbc) :  On Wednesday, ISIS claimed that it downed a Jordanian fighter jet near the city of al-Raqqah, displaying photos of the captured pilot. The Jordanian Air Force … Continue reading

December 26, 2014 · Leave a comment

ISIS ‘launches new chlorine gas attack’ in Iraq’s Anbar – report

Islamic State militants have reportedly shelled a city in the western Iraqi province of Anbar with chlorine gas-imbued missiles, media reports citing security sources say. The attack is said to … Continue reading

December 26, 2014 · Leave a comment

Hybrid Deobandism is Khwarijism – by Ali Abbas Taj

  The issue of Taliban and Talibanization is complex and well protected, due to the inert fortification of “certain” Islamic purist interpretation and sincerity to Islamic puritanical rule. Muslims of … Continue reading

December 22, 2014 · 1 Comment

The Real Story of the Laal Masjid (Red Mosque) – by AZ

    PREAMBLE In the wake of Peshawar’s massacre of schoolchildren, the Laal Masjid (Red Mosque) of Islamabad is once again in the news. Its cleric Abdul Aziz –who is … Continue reading

December 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

Cafe Lindt: How to demonize the Shia – by Laleen Ahmad A friend based in Sydney called me early in the morning. A Shia, she married a Wahabi man some two decades ago after, what she now describes, “losing … Continue reading

December 16, 2014 · Leave a comment

Arbaeen in Karbala: Insufficient and flawed coverage by mainstream Media

Arbaeen at Karbala that concluded on 13th December is the largest human gathering in history to commemorate Imam Hussain’s universal stance for freedom, dignity and justice.  Over 17 million people … Continue reading

December 16, 2014 · Leave a comment

Sunnis outraged over Prophet Muhammad’s grave desecration – by Ali Naqvi

The grotesque secret is out: Islamic Prophet Mohammad’s grave will be demolished, dug out, and his remains removed – all under the guise of a building expansion plan developed by … Continue reading

December 10, 2014 · Leave a comment