al-Quran | Topics | Poetry | Search | Dua Request | Contact

Making the World Safe for Terrorism

Topical and Current Affairs

By Shaikh Nuh Ha Mim Keller     30 Sept 2001 In the Name of Allah, Most Merciful and Compassionate By what one can gather from the press, the FBI and CIA have seemingly been unable to prove who precisely, if anyone, may have masterminded the attack earlier this month on the World Trade Center […]

Interview: IOC Expert Discusses Ramadan And London Olympics

Fasting and Ramadan Topical and Current Affairs

June 11, 2012 Ronald Maughan is a sports scientist at Britain’s Loughborough University who heads the International Olympic Committee’s working group on nutrition.  He spoke with RFE/RL correspondent Ron Synovitz about Ramadan and the 2012 London Olympic Games. RFE/RL: You head the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) working group on nutrition, which has been studying the […]

Israeli Author Decries Racist Israel

Topical and Current Affairs

Israeli culture similar to fanatical Islam, says Israeli author Israel qualifies as the “most racist state” in the developed world, Israeli author Sami Michael said earlier this week, in comments which drew parallels between Israeli culture and fanatical Islam. 29 June 2012 TEL AVIV – A prominent Israeli author has criticized Israel as the “most […]

The myth of Muslim support for terror

Topical and Current Affairs

By Kenneth Ballen  23/2/07 WASHINGTON Those who think that Muslim countries and pro-terrorist attitudes go hand-in-hand might be shocked by new polling research: Americans are more approving of terrorist attacks against civilians than any major Muslim country except for Nigeria. The survey, conducted in December 2006 by the University of Maryland’s prestigious Program on International […]

Islamophobia as the New Antisemitism

Topical and Current Affairs

By Jerry Haber   19 August 2010 Daniel Luban has written a timely and well-researched article in Tablet on what he calls, the “New Antisemitism,” the anti-Islamic bigotry that is on the rise in the United States. Using the term “New Antisemitism” to describe this bigotry is much more appropriate than using it to describe anti-Zionism or […]

How the Media Created the Muslim Monster Myth

Topical and Current Affairs

American images of Arabs and Muslims have remained remarkably consistent over the decades. Despite the diversity of Arab and Muslim experience, reel Arab women have appeared mostly mute and submissive — belly dancers, bundles in black and beasts of burden, argues Jack Shaheen. 16 June 2012 You can hit an Arab free; they’re free enemies, […]