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Author and journalist.
Islamic Pakistan: Illusions & Reality;
Islam in the Post-Cold War Era;
Islam & Modernism;
Islam & Muslims in the Post-9/11 America.
Currently working as free lance journalist.
Executive Editor of American Muslim Perspective: www.amperspective.com
SHARE Tuesday, October 15, 2019 Modi, Xi talks end without a joint statement
Two days talks between Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping ended Saturday without a joint statement. The talks were held in the southern Indian town of Mamallapuram. Indian media reported that both countries will issue statements on Modi-Xi talks separately.
SHARE Sunday, October 13, 2019 Plight of 200 million Dalits in India
Around 500 Dalits from various parts of Gujarat embraced Buddhism on Tuesday (October 8) in three separate programmes held in Ahmedabad, Mehsana and Idar of Sabarkantha district on the occasion of Vijayadashami. It was on a Vijayadashami day on October 14, 1956 that Dr B R Ambedkar famously embraced Buddhism along with lakhs of his supporters in Maharashtr
SHARE Tuesday, October 8, 2019 Ethnic cleansing of Muslims in India
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Hinduvta government will reintroduce the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019 in the coming session of Parliament, to provide Indian citizenship to Hindus, Sikhs, Jains, Buddhists, Christians and Parsis from Bangladesh, Pakistan and Afghanistan, after their stay in India for seven years, instead of 12 years at present.
SHARE Wednesday, October 2, 2019 Indian government admits arresting 144 minors in volatile Kashmir
Indian government admitted Tuesday (Oct. 1) in the Supreme Court that 144 minors, including children as young as 9 and 11 years old, have been detained in the Indian-administered Kashmir since August 5, when the disputed territory was annexed.However, the government claimed that the arrest of minors was not illegal.
(1 comments) SHARE Friday, September 27, 2019 India Again Rejects Trump's Mediation Offer on Kashmir Issue
The U.S. President Donald Trump has expressed his concern over the fact that India and Pakistan are both nuclear countries and asked Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran to settle the dispute over Kashmir.
(1 comments) SHARE Sunday, September 22, 2019 Protests Continue in Egypt Demanding Ouster of US-Client el-Sissi
Security forces in Egypt have clashed with hundreds of protesters in the port city of Suez, according to media reports, firing tear gas and live rounds to disperse crowds calling for President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi to quit, Al Jazeera reported Sunday (Sept 22).
SHARE Wednesday, September 18, 2019 Turkey, Russia, Iran agree on steps to restore peace in Syria
Turkey, Iran and Russia have announced the formation of a committee to draft a new Syrian constitution as first step in a political solution to 8-year war in Syria and condemned the U.S. decision to recognize Syria's occupied Golan Heights as Israeli territory.
SHARE Wednesday, September 18, 2019 After annexing disputed Kashmir territory: India reiterates claim over Pakistan-administered Kashmir
Pakistan occupied (read administered) Kashmir (PoK) is a part of India and New Delhi expects to have physical jurisdiction over it one day, Indian external affairs minister S Jaishankar said on Tuesday (Sept 17). "Our position has, is and will always be very clear on PoK, that it is part of India and we expect one day we will have physical jurisdiction over it," he told reporters in New Delhi.
(1 comments) SHARE Wednesday, September 11, 2019 American Muslims 18 years after 9/11
18 years after the ghastly tragedy of 9/11, the seven-million strong American Muslim community remains at the receiving end with President Trump's demonization of Muslims to bigotry, to hate crimes, to widespread discrimination, to media coverage that links Islam with terrorism.
(2 comments) SHARE Friday, September 6, 2019 U.S. in talks with Houthi rebels to end bloody Yemen war
A high ranking US official said Thursday (Sept 5) that Washington was in talks with the Houthi rebels in a bid to end Yemen's war. "We are narrowly focused on trying to end the war in Yemen," US Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs David Schenker told reporters during a visit to Al-Kharj air base near the Saudi capital Riyadh.
SHARE Thursday, September 5, 2019 Kashmir remains under siege one month after Indian annexation
Indian-administered Kashmir has completed a full month under the siege of brutal Indian forces where the unrelenting communications blackout and curfew have brought the normal life to a standstill with markets shut and public transport off the roads since August 5 when Prime Minister Narendra Modi revoked the special status of the disputed territory.
SHARE Sunday, September 1, 2019 Egypt's security forces execute 17 persons in extrajudicial killing
Egyptian President Field Marshall Abdel Fattah al-Sisi's security forces have killed 17 pro-Muslim Brotherhood persons in the latest incident of extra-judicial killing. The security forces claimed that the people killed were involved in a car bomb near the National Cancer Institute that killed more than 20 people in Cairo on August 4.