• Interview of Shaikh Ab. Hameed over blames of some extremists

    Published on : 17 02 2013

    Note: Recently some pro-state extremist web portals, who have been striving to defame leading dignitaries, highlighted outstanding Sunni leader’s participation in funeral prayers of an assassinated tribal chief and absence of Shaikh in public rally held over the 34th anniversary of the revolution in Iran.


  • Mali: The ‘gentle’ face of al-Qaeda

    Published on : 01 01 2013

    Dar es Salam, northern Mali – We make a flashing signal with our headlights to let them know our car is in trouble.  


  • Comparative Religion Led Jewish Man to Islam

    Published on : 27 11 2012

    Tell us about your background, your country, and your native language. My name is Abdul Haq. My previous name was Jeffrey S. Glazer. I was born in this country, in New York City. I’m from a Ukrainian background. My fourth grandparents came from the former Austria, Hungary. I was born into a Jewish American family. […]


  • ‘Long-range rockets change balance of power with Israel’

    Published on : 24 11 2012

    Speaking exclusively to Asharq Al-Awsat, Hamas politburo member, Dr. Mahmoud al-Zahar, stressed that the “rockets of the resistance” striking Tel Aviv represents a change in the balance of power between Hamas and the “Israeli entity.” He claimed that this balances the “terror” that each party can inflict on the other, adding this new balance will […]


  • A talk with Khalid Sheikh Mohammed’s legal team

    Published on : 09 10 2012

    London, Asharq Al-Awsat – Asharq Al-Awsat has gained unprecedented access to Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, the man considered by some to be the most dangerous in the world, and a mastermind behind the September 11th attacks, by speaking with his civil attorney David Nevin and his military attorney Jason Wright.


  • Expert examines why India’s Muslims are in crisis

    Published on : 10 03 2011

    In an interview with Deutsche Welle, leading Muslim intellectual Asghar Ali Engineer analyzes the reasons for the lack of progressive Muslim leaders in India.Asghar Ali Engineer is head of the Mumbai-based Institute of Islamic Studies and the Centre for the Study of Secularism and Society (CSSS).


  • Pak journalist: Gaza, a symbol of international resistance

    Published on : 10 06 2010

    Islamabad, June 9, IRNA — A renowned journalistof Pakistan, Syed Talat Hussain, here Tuesday said Gaza has become a symbol of international resistance.


  • Sudan through the eyes of al-Turabi

    Published on : 17 04 2010

    Hassan al-Turabi is an influential Sudanese political leader and a prominent Muslim scholar whose long-running power struggle with Omar al-Bashir, the Sudanese president, shows no signs of ending.


  • Hamid Gul: Taliban is the future

    Published on : 05 04 2010

    Lieutenant-General Hamid Gul was a military commander in the Pakistani Army in the 1980s, and served as the head of the country’s Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) agency from 1987 to 1989.