Islam

macron

Why is Macron so determined to infuriate the rest of the world?

October 27, 2020 1:58 pm

His tactless temperament has brought events to dangerous levels

macron hypocrisy boycott

Macron’s clash with Islam and the hypocrisy of the French boycott

October 26, 2020 3:35 pm

Are his comments really worse than China’s treatment of the Uighurs?

islamism

The significance of Macron’s war on Islamism

October 15, 2020 11:00 am

In foreign policy, he could tackle the ideological extremism that is disseminated by the governments of Qatar and Turkey

bassam tibi

Bassam Tibi’s 40-year fight against Islamic fundamentalism

September 9, 2020 11:12 pm

The philosopher on his hopes for a new Arab Enlightenment

hajj

Pilgrimage in the age of pandemic

September 2, 2020 11:39 pm

The Hajj became a socially-distant dance of balletic precision

pakistan

Pakistan has transformed into a COVID-19 success story

August 6, 2020 9:52 am

Doctors across Pakistan have claimed that they have been coerced into reporting low numbers

turkey

The sunset of secular Turkey

July 31, 2020 12:59 pm

Let’s not pretend that Turkey wants to be a Western nation with Western values

hagia sophia

There is no justification for turning Hagia Sophia into a mosque

July 15, 2020 11:15 pm

Turkey is jeopardizing freedom of worship

pakistan

Pakistan’s forced conversions bring shame on Imran Khan

June 11, 2020 10:19 am

Laws barring forced conversions have been deemed ‘un-Islamic’

pakistan

Pakistan’s ‘Islamophobia’ problem

May 22, 2020 2:07 pm

Public messages like ‘Ahmadis and dogs not allowed’ appear in store windows

china uighur

Curbing China’s rise should be America’s top priority

April 14, 2020 12:25 pm

We cannot accept an order that permits China to create a sphere of authoritarianism beyond its borders

pakistan

Islamists are frustrating Pakistan’s fight against coronavirus

April 1, 2020 9:53 am

The state’s failure to control the mosques is rooted in decades of the mosques successfully controlling the state

kill

Wanting to kill us all is madness, not religion

February 6, 2020 10:54 am

If we are serious that these attacks have nothing to do with Islam then let us apply some consistency to this apparent conviction

arab-israeli

Islam’s reformation: an Arab-Israeli alliance is taking shape in the Middle East

December 19, 2019 8:07 am

New maps of the Muslim mind are being drawn and old hatreds are on the run

uighur muslim

The chilling stories from inside China’s Muslim internment camps

December 11, 2019 11:20 pm

More than a million have been detained with the official aim of eradicating ‘the virus in their thinking’

feminists

Fashion victims: how feminists are betraying Muslim women

November 19, 2019 12:09 pm

In the West, hierarchies of collective privilege and victimhood are more important than individual rights

islam

Right-wing jihad

November 1, 2019 12:37 pm

How Republicans became the anti-Islam party

islamic

The best of journeys: Justin Marozzi’s monumental trek through the history of the Muslim world

September 19, 2019 12:08 pm

Islamic Empires: Fifteen Cities that Define a Civilization by Justin Marozzi reviewed

atwood

The appalling vanity of Western feminists who think Margaret Atwood writes about them

September 12, 2019 11:42 am

As women in Iran are thrown in jail daily for daring to remove the veil, their sisters in Europe and the US continue to be useful idiots

modi jammu and kashmir

Modi’s ideological project in Jammu and Kashmir

August 5, 2019 8:36 am

Curfews, internet shutdowns and house arrests: is this the ‘darkest day in Indias democracy?

omar lawyer

Ilhan Omar lawyer: two marriages hard to explain

June 24, 2019 8:11 am

And newly surfaced documents seem to undermine her backstory

muhammad

Hostility to Islam has disguised a host of other prejudices

June 6, 2019 6:54 am

Faces of Muhammad: Western Perceptions of the Prophet of Islam from the Middle Ages to Today by John Tolan reviewed

jews

Muslims aren’t Europe’s new Jews

May 30, 2019 1:58 pm

They’re Europe’s new anti-Semites

cologne sex attacks

Victims of the Cologne sex attacks are still searching for justice

May 17, 2019 12:54 pm

The vast majority of the men involved will walk free and continue living in Germany

uighurs

China’s war on Islam

May 1, 2019 3:09 pm

Beijing has been ruthlessly willing to use technology and force against the Uighurs