• Failing in Afghanistan successfully

    Published on : 08 03 2011

    While we have been fixated on successive Arab breakthroughs and victories against tyranny and extremism, Washington is failing miserably but discreetly in Afghanistan.The American media’s one-obsession-at-a-time coverage of global affairs might have put the spotlight on President Obama’s slow and poor reaction to the breathtaking developments starting in Tunisia and Egypt. But they spared him […]


  • Freedom Fridays

    Published on : 05 03 2011

    Today, more than ever, homage is due to the historical uprising of the Tunisian people. Millions of women and men overcame fear and faced down terror. The Egyptian people followed their example and brought down the despot. While the regimes may still be in place, an irreversible, uncontrollable movement has begun. North Africa and the […]


  • Yemen: A revolution in waiting?

    Published on : 03 03 2011

    Inspired by the Egyptian and Tunisian revolutions, thousands of Yemeni youth are continuing to call for the ouster of President Ali Abdullah Saleh, who has ruled the country for more than three decades.


  • Who is who in Libya: The Opposition and Islamic movements

    Published on : 27 02 2011

    Libya is a country comprised of tribes and clans. Close to all of the government’s opposition live exiled outside the country. The opposition groups in exile published a declaration on February 14, 2011, inviting Kaddafi to resign. The following groups signed the declaration: the Social Justice and Democracy Union, the Libyan National Salvation Front, the […]


  • A mass murderer named Muammar al-Qaddafi

    Published on : 23 02 2011

    In Libya , the Qaddafi regime’s mercenaries, thugs and   henchmen have been massacring peaceful demonstrators protesting political tyranny, economic deprivation and the shocking absence of human rights and civil liberties.


  • With Egypt, where is the UN?

    Published on : 06 02 2011

    With the protests against Hosni Mubarak, the Egyptian president, showing no sign of abating, many observers are petitioning the United Nations to step in and do something, anything. But UN observers are not holding their breath.


  • The Essentials of Stability

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    The governments of the Muslim world need to take heed and realize they have to immediately address the rife injustice that exists in their midst and stop ignoring the corruption, poverty and unemployment that Muslim societies suffer from. These governments need to actively engage in serious development programs and work to ameliorate their corrupt administrative […]


  • The Prophet Muhammad: a mercy for all creation

    Published on : 01 02 2011

    “Indeed, in this [Quran] is notification for a worshipping people. And We have not sent you, [O Muhammad], except as a mercy to the worlds.” (Quran: 21:106-107)Messenger of Allaah (sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa’sallam) was the kindest of men in the same way as he excelled all others in courage and valour. Being extremely kind-hearted, his eyes […]


  • Why Me?

    Published on : 25 01 2011

    “What did I ever do to deserve such a fate,” we sometimes ask ourselves. “Why me?” The timeless question that most complainers utilize to justify their self-pity. The confusion even strong willed and persistent people may find themselves wondering about when life’s circumstances are too difficult to bear. A sense of being a meaningful ‘speck’ […]


  • 16 Ways to Kick Bad Habits

    Published on : 19 01 2011

    Few things are more demanding than eliminating bad habits, since they are part of our daily routines and personality. It takes days of patience and practice to break old habits.