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The moderate Muslim must address the reality of many lived Islams

November 06, 2020 9:14 am

The moderate Muslim must not seek to explain away violence in the name of Islam with whataboutery, but must face up to the problems with lived Islam.

Stand with France

October 31, 2020 7:44 am

Nice terror strike should strengthen global resolve against extremist ideologies that use religion to terrorise and kill.

Opinion: France's difficult struggle against Islamism

October 22, 2020 4:58 pm

In the wake of a teacher's brutal murder, France has cracked down on suspected Islamist radicals for promoting "hatred and violence." President Macron needs to be tough, yet patient and persuasive.

Pakistan's Council of Islamic Ideology terms forced conversion 'un-Islamic'

January 09, 2020 7:53 pm

The Council of Islamic Ideology (CII) during its two-day session took up the matter of forced conversions and decided to include minority leaders in the consultation process, The News reported on Thursday, citing sources.

Al-Baghdadi’s caliphate was the most shameful phase of Islam known to history

November 30, 2019 11:58 am

Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is dead. And Islam as a religion has taken a beating unless Muslims sit back and rethink their faith after rejecting the exegetes interpreting their faith as jihad of savage cruelty and sex orgy.

Explained: The crescent in 'Islamic' flags

July 25, 2019 1:50 pm

The crescent, or ‘Hilaal’ in Arabic, is the curved shape of the waning moon, and is used by many Muslims as a means of cultural and political expression.

Maharashtra: Student leaves home 'to embrace Islam', police suspect radicalisation

October 25, 2018 9:29 pm

The family of Jagdish Dalaram Parihar, which has filed a missing complaint, told the police that he had called up his brother to say that he was going to embrace Islam as he "dislikes" Hinduism, a police official said.

Algeria bans wearing of full-face veils at work

October 19, 2018 12:43 pm

Most Algerian women do not wear the niqab, a custom imported from more traditionally conservative Arab countries such as Saudi Arabia, but the decision is likely to be criticized by Algeria's Salafists minority.

Baghpat: Muslim family converts to Hinduism, cites ‘no support’

October 03, 2018 12:17 pm

Sivraj Singh Chauhan, chief of Yuva Hindu Vahini-Bharat, said, “Our outfit was formed for welfare of our Hindu brothers. We also help those who want a ghar wapsi and this was why our activists in Baghpat have helped a Muslim family in conversion.”

'I am a Muslim Indian and I am not the problem'

July 24, 2018 11:53 am

Hate is being mainstreamed by the very people responsible to maintain harmony, to bridge divides. That hate is the problem. I am not the problem.