Tag: FRANCE

World in Frenzy Over ~13,000th US Airstrike in Syria

Has the US had a moral awakening as a force for good in Syria?

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Shooting reported outside mosque in Avignon, France

Innā lillāhi wa innā ilayhī rājiʿūn. Surely to Allāh we belong and to Him we return....

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Turkey’s AK Party ratifies Military Deployment and Joint Cooperation with Qatar

Turkish Parliament Just days after six Arab nations cut diplomatic ties with Qatar, the Turkish Parliament today responded by ratifying two deals to boost military co-operation with its long-standing ally and brotherly nation. The military deals will allow Turkish military forces to be deployed in Qatari territory and allow Turkish

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Macron beats Le Pen – but is French Fascism and Islamophobia on the rise?

Notorious Islamophobe Marine Le Pen has been defeated by Emmanuel Macron in the second round of the French presidential elections. But is France seeing a resurgence of its ugly fascist and Islamophobic past?

“Burkini” – A Look at Modernity’s Domination and Control

I have been avoiding the “burkini” debacle for a while as I have posted on the topic of veiling and the French colonialist fetish for denuding women before. But as France continues to embarrass itself by bullying women into stripping in a public spectacle, red herrings about Islam, women and

The Burkini Ban Shows Our Power

I’m glad they banned the burkini – now the world sees what stupidity we have to put up with Many have been talking about the infuriating images we have seen of armed French police forcing a Muslim woman to strip to her undergarments on a beach in front of sun-bathers

When France almost went Islamic: ʿAbd-ar Raḥmān al-Ghafiqi

  “Of the believers are men who are true to that which they covenanted with Allāh. Some of them have paid their vow by death (in battle)…” The recent tragic events in Paris have put the spotlight on the Muslims in France. Indeed, there was a time when the land

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Islam21c: First Quarterly Review of 2015

The last twelve months have been full of monumental events for the Muslim ummah all over the globe. From international events to local action alerts, Islam21c has provided a space for scholars, thinkers, activists and readers to share guidance and take part in crucial conversations for Muslims and non-Muslims alike.

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#ParisAttacks – A Letter To My Brothers & Sisters

My dear brothers and sisters, we live in trying times and are witnessing days of hardship as frequent as we see our families – May Allāh protect us! Āmīn. What follows are a few words of caution for you to consider. In Islam life is sacred and murder will always

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#ParisAttack – Don’t Let The War Profiteers Win

“This is an act of war.” “We are at war with an ideology.” “Islam needs a reformation.” “Send these people and their families into concentration camps on one of the islands off the coast of Scotland.” “We should force feed them pork products.” “This is an attack on all of us.” I have been listening to