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Indo-Pak war of 1965: Then and now – The Express Tribune

If there is a lesson to be drawn from the 1965 War, it is that the Kashmir issue requires a principled and viable resolution. Continue reading

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How To Speak of Hiroshima? 

The liberal imagination has seldom clubbed Auschwitz and Hiroshima together.  Auschwitz was both a labor and extermination camp, and more Jews, Roma, and others deemed “undesirables” were killed at Auschwitz than in any other camp in the Third Reich’s vast machinery of death.  One of Auschwitz’s more remarkable survivors was the Italian Jewish chemist Primo … Continue reading

The Middle East Needs To Take Care Of Its Own Refugees – The Daily Beast

Muslim countries blame the West for turning away desperate migrants, but the Gulf States have taken in a total of zero Syrians. The world has been stirred by the image of a 3-year-old Syrian boy, Aylan Kurdi, lying face down in the sand in tidy clothes and sneakers, drowned by the waters off Turkey that now … Continue reading

How Islam will dominate in the Modern Age?

MUSLIMS, WORLD & PEACE: http://flip.it/pqaSr View Flipboard Magazine. The greatest problem facing Islam today is, as I see it, that Muslims have almost totally forgotten the Sunnah (Prophet’s way) of non-violence. In later times when the Ottoman and Mughal empires disintegrated and problems like that of Palestine have had to be confronted by the faithful, … Continue reading

Do Religions cause Wars?

There is no scholarly agreement on which are the most common motivations for war. Motivations may be different for those ordering the war than for those undertaking the war. Since many people are involved, a war may acquire a life of its own from the confluence of many different motivations. In Why Nations Go to War, by John G. Stoessinger, the author points out that both sides will claim that morality justifies their fight. He also states that the rationale for beginning a war depends on an overly optimistic assessment of the outcome of hostilities (casualties and costs), and on misconceptions of the enemy’s intentions. This is an endeavor to analyse the role of religion as a cause of wars through the history, remove misconceptions to understand the real cause of wars to avoid them, if possible. Continue reading

Hajj – Muslims Celebrate Abraham’s Great Success in Trial

Every year during Hajj & Eid ul Adha Muslims celebrate the event of great sacrifice, Prophet Abraham (peace be upon him) willingly offered to sacrifice his eldest (then only) son, but God substituted it with ram, Among the three Abrahamic faiths [Islam, Christianity and Judaism] it is Muslims who so devoted celebrate this great event as one of five pillars of Islam in Hajj.    … Continue reading

Anti Islam Film & Freedom of Speech

Anti Islam film to create hatred and violence by hurting the sentiments of Muslims. Continue reading

Boko Haram: Jihad or Terrorism in Nigeria?

Religion not Single Cause of Nigeria Violence: About 4,000 Nigerians have been killed by violence during the past 11 years in Plateau State, according to Human Rights Watch. Locals say the conflict may be along ethnic and religious lines, but the root of the fighting is often political and economic. Nigeria is often described as … Continue reading

5 Ridiculous Things you Probably Believe About Islam

Missionaries to Muslims Agree to Soften Criticisms of Each Other: Ten years after 9/11, the heated debate over contextualization is about to get more civil. By Warren Larson Evangelists and missiologists have long debated how best to contextualize the gospel within Islamic contexts. The debate over “insider movements” revolves around a key question: Should converts from … Continue reading

Islam: Puritan and popular religion

Throughout the history of religion, the question that arose from time to time was whether religion should evolve according to social, political and economic needs of society or should it retain its original teachings. Those who are in favour purity of religion argue that despite changes in society, believers of a religion must observe its … Continue reading

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