Tag: Islamic

NEWS

19 Killed, Including Four Elite Guard Members, In Iran Attack

Iran’s state-run IRNA news says 32 Islamic Revolutionary Guard members, including volunteer Basiji forces, were also wounded. An attack by armed separatists on a police station in a southeastern city killed 19 people, including four members of Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guard Corps. The assailants in Friday’s attack hid among worshippers near a mosque in the city of Zahedan and then […]

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Israel Will ‘Pay A Heavy Price’ After Gaza Attack, Iran Warns

Head of the powerful Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps tells Palestinian Islamic Jihad leader, ‘we are with you on this path until the end’. Palestinians are “not alone” in their fight against Israel, the head of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) said, as they faced a second day of air raids on Gaza. “Today, all the anti-Zionist jihadi capabilities are […]

COMMENTARY

Islamic Terminologies Get Bad Press!

Is Islam the only way to talk about Christian fundamentalism? And why did Mehdi Hasan have to call Christian fundamentalists ‘Christian Taliban’? Those were questions posed by Hafsa Kanjwal as she expressed her angst in an article on Aljazeera.com against a video posted by Mehdi Hasan’s on the Intercept. “Hasan’s video relegates Islamic terminologies, which Muslim leaders and scholars have […]

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The Eagle Flies To The East While The Bear Lurks

The Islamic State (IS) militant group, also known as Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS), in its bid to create an Islamic state across the Sunni areas of Iraq and Syria, continues to run rampant in the Middle East by capturing large territories, carrying out public executions, kidnapping and raping women as well as looting oil resources and money […]