Tag: Islamic


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 […]


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 […]