While March 20 will mark 20 years of the illegal invasion and destruction of Iraq by western hegemons, it is also important to not forget that heinous crimes were perpetrated in Iraq against innocent civilians.
The easy part for the collective west was to overthrow the regime of dictator Saddam Husain. The invasion unleashed forces that have shaken the very foundations of the western-crafted world order. A multipolar world order is in the making.
Ramadan is a month of fasting, a month of giving but above all, a month of engaging the noble Qur’an in a more profound way. Muslims must address the root causes of the mass poverty that afflicts hundreds of millions of Muslims worldwide amid plenty.
Western colonialism has inflicted immense damage on the lives of most people in Asia and Africa. Even geography has been colonized. Thus, meaningless labels like the ‘Middle East’ and ‘Far East’ have been coined to describe regions of the world to suit their purpose. Such distorted labels must be discarded.
The Prophet (pbuh) was chosen by Allah for a divinely-ordained mission. He received guidance from on high but on worldly matters he consulted his companions. Unless divinely instructed, he allowed them to decide on issues through mutual consultation.
Under the oppressive rule of General El-Sisi, Egypt’s economy has been run aground. While most Egyptians cannot afford bread, the brute in uniform and his henchmen indulge in grand larceny stealing billions of dollars. Egypt has been reduced to a basket case.
Every year, March 23 is celebrated as Pakistan Day. There is nothing to celebrate given the crushed economy that has driven millions into poverty amid a deliberately-engineered crisis to prevent the crooks in civvies and uniform from going to jail. Pity the people of Pakistan.
Three important countries in the Muslims world—Egypt, Turkey and Pakistan—far from realizing their true potential are on the verge of collapse. In all three, the militaries have a lot to do with this sad state of affairs.
Every Muslim has deep attachment to the noble Qur’an. In Ramadan, Muslims intensify their reading of the noble Book. It is, however, meant to be understood to implement its teachings in life. The new, contemporary translation by Imam Muhammad al Asi will help them achieve this objective.
Since the US dollar serves as a global reserve currency, Washington can continue to print dollars while the rest of the world is forced to pay the price of inflation. This theft can be ended if the dollar’s hegemony is brought to an end.
People with even limited sense knew that the destruction of the family structure would have disastrous consequences for children and the society at large. Empirical evidence from data compiled over several decades now makes this point abundantly clear. Children have suffered the most and will continue to do so unless the family structure is restored.
A campaign has been launched to break the US-imposed siege of Syria to deliver much-needed help the long-suffering Syrian people. The devastation caused by the earthquake has forced people and organizations to act.
That the zionists are terrorists and mass murderers is not in doubt. Their latest assault on the historic Palestinian city of Nablus provided ample proof of their terrorist nature.