Tag: IRAQ

The Bloody Legacy of Western Imperialism in Iraq

The story of the Iraq War did not start in 2003. Indeed, it started many years before with the sanctions placed upon Iraq during the 1st Gulf War.

Current Affairs Featured Iraq Middle East Politics 5 Min Read

Fallujah Massacre – statement from Association of Muslim Scholars

Statement from the Association of Muslim Scholars in Iraq on the Fallujah Massacre The General Secretariat of the Association of Muslim Scholars in Iraq issued a statement about the horrific massacre, committed by the (Iraqi) ‘National Mobilisation’ militias against civilians after seizing control of the city of Al-Karmah. The text

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Fallujah, the Gaza of Iraq

Al Fallujah, Starving between a Rock and a Hard Place In a desperate letter to UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, the 'Arabic European Center of Human Rights and International Law' reports that food and medicine in Iraq's Fallujah has all but entirely depleted due to a strangling siege enforced by

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The Unquenchable Thirst For War

18 years ago today war-thirsty neocons tried ushering the globe into a new phase of endless destruction we are still experiencing today

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Secularism: the Caliphate’s Final Blow

Throughout history the disease of nationalism is a consistent cause of the downfall of nations. In a startling display of this Abū Jahl cited that his aversion to becoming a Muslim, despite knowing that the Prophet (sall Allāhu ʿalayhi wa sallam) was indeed a Prophet, was tribal competitiveness. He says:

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The Passing of Sheikh Harith al Dari

The Passing of Sheikh Harith al Dari - the Lion of the Sunnah For the Ummah to lose a great scholar and influential figure in times of strength and resilience is of the greatest of calamities. How is it then for the Ummah to lose such a leader in its

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Guantanamo Bay: Oxygen for ISIS

In light of the CIA Torture Report said to be declassified today, Asim Qureshi, Research Director of CAGE examines the use of the iconic orange jumpsuits from the detainees in Guantanamo and Abu Ghraib to the hostages kept by the Islamic State. Islamic State's tactics have been taken directly from

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MayCarthyism: is Britain becoming a police state?

Mass hysteria has reared its ugly head many times over the course of history. Hitler worked enough people into a frenzy to justify the mass murder of Jews. Nelson Mandela, known by all as peaceful, was unlawfully detained for decades because a few white racists felt threatened by him. You

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Verdict concerning coalition against “ISIS”

The following article does not necessarily represent Islam21c but rather it is a translation for information purposes of a statement given by the Muslim Scholars Association, representing more than 110 scholars from over 30 countries.  Scholars’ Statement Surrounding the International Coalition in Iraq and Syria In the name of Allāh,

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Tony Blair declaring war on Islam

Despite the fact that Tony Blair has lost credibility amongst the masses, his Tony Blair Faith Foundation has operations in 30 Middle Eastern and African countries where it exports his thinking and has recently discussed domestic policies which strike a disturbing semblance with existing strategies in place.  As such I