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Shia-Sunni conflict: An outcome of American strategy?

Tuesday, 7 April 2015, 9:39 am | Tanveer Jafri

Many Arab and Middle Eastern countries, including Yemen, are on fire since 2011. The Houthi separatists in Yemen revolted against President Abed Rabou Mansour Hadi & forced him to leave the country. Hadi took refuge in a hideout in Aden, before ... More >>

Tanveer Jafri: Barbarity In The Name Of Religio

Sunday, 5 April 2015, 5:35 pm | Tanveer Jafri

On March 19, a girl named Farkhanda (27) was burnt alive in Kabul by a bunch of Muslim fanatics who called themselves the custodians of Islam, and her charred body was thrown away in Kabul river. More >>

Pakistan on the verge of collapse

Tuesday, 16 December 2014, 5:42 pm | Tanveer Jafri

Even though Pakistan came into existence in 1947 after partition from India on the basis of the so called ‘Two-nation theory’, however the due credit needs to be given to the farsightedness of the majority of Muslims of undivided India who did ... More >>

Angola: A conspiracy to ban Islam?

Thursday, 5 December 2013, 11:57 am | Tanveer Jafri

The continuous political and military interference by the West in Islamic countries is giving rise to violence and terrorism against the West. As a result, the religion of Islam and its followers are being looked upon with suspicion. More >>

Drone Strikes: Boon or bane for Pakistan?

Tuesday, 26 November 2013, 5:08 pm | Tanveer Jafri

American drone strikes in the tribal areas of Af-Pak region, especially in the border areas of North Waziristan, are a matter of concern these days. Those opposed to these drone attacks call them a violation of Pakistan’s sovereignty. More >>

Minorities unsafe in Pakistan

Friday, 8 March 2013, 3:06 pm | Tanveer Jafri

Pakistan’s founder ‘Qaid-e-Azam’ Mohammad Ali Jinnah dreamt of a country which would be Islamic, at the same time secular. The basic ideals behind the creation of Pakistan underscored security, welfare and cooperation of the people of all religions. More >>

Pakistan in a Catch-22

Wednesday, 11 April 2012, 7:01 pm | Tanveer Jafri

The killing of Osama Bin Laden in a raid by the US Navy SEALs in Abbottabad, near Islamabad did not only widen the rift between the US & Pakistan, but also exposed the true nature of Pakistan’s state policy vis-à-vis terrorism. Pakistan has almost ... More >>

Iran refuses to bow down

Wednesday, 29 February 2012, 1:09 pm | Tanveer Jafri

In recent days, rhetoric of war has escalated between USA and Iran. The US naval warship USS Lincoln is said to be moving towards Persian Gulf. America has also accelerated the work on development of a 13.6 tonne Massive Ordnance Penetrator bomb, which is ... More >>

Question of the limits of ‘Freedom of Expression’

Monday, 20 February 2012, 5:01 pm | Tanveer Jafri

International Human Rights organisations are the biggest advocates of the Freedom of Speech and Expression. Everyone should have the right to freely put forward his/her views and opinions. But every other day, the reports suggest that in one country ... More >>

Is Iraq on the verge of civil war?

Wednesday, 28 December 2011, 3:56 pm | Tanveer Jafri

As was foreboded, the situation in Iraq is deteriorating. It was feared that the Shia-Sunni rivalry in Iraq would flare up after the toppling of Saddam Hussein in April 2003. Saddam Hussein was a Sunni Arab military dictator who took over the reins ... More >>

Tanveer Jafri: The unholy Madrasas of Pakistan

Wednesday, 21 December 2011, 11:54 am | Tanveer Jafri

The Persian word ‘ Madrasa ’ literally stands for a school where education is imparted. Conventionally, the religious education related to the Islam has been provided in madrasas. But increasingly, these madrasas across the world are incorporating ... More >>

How real is the danger of military strike on Iran?

Tuesday, 22 November 2011, 3:24 pm | Tanveer Jafri

While many countries of the world are investing more in research and development of cheaper and cleaner nuclear energy, the nuclear research programme of Iran has drawn ire of the West since a decade. Although Iran has repeatedly claimed that its ... More >>

‘Ideological terrorism’ is the biggest threat to mankind

Wednesday, 10 August 2011, 6:02 pm | Tanveer Jafri

Terrorism is considered to be the biggest challenge facing the world today. The pattern emerging out of it clearly shows that most of the perpetrators of terrorist violence are either influenced by or owe their allegiance to one or another extreme ideology. ... More >>

Pakistan leads in Human Rights violation

Tuesday, 21 June 2011, 3:45 pm | Tanveer Jafri

Formed in 1947, with intent to establish an Islamic state, Pakistan can today be seen crushing every single Islamic teaching and ideal. The Holy Quran clearly prohibits any kind of ill-treatment of any innocent. It equates killing of an innocent with ... More >>

What kind of support does Pakistan seek from the world?

Tuesday, 24 May 2011, 12:25 pm | Tanveer Jafri

Thanks to the policy blunders of the dictators and Generals of Pakistan, terrorism has grown to gigantic proportions in Pakistan in the last three decades. Now Pakistani leaders can be seen crying, “Pakistan itself is the biggest victim of terrorism.” ... More >>

The closure of BBC Radio Service

Sunday, 6 February 2011, 12:28 pm | Tanveer Jafri

Peter Hawks, the Chief of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) announced in an unexpected declaration that the broadcast of BBC Radio service in Hindi, Macedonian, Serbian, Albanian Russian, Ukrainian, Turkic, Mandarin, Spanish, Vietnamese and Azeri ... More >>

Need to free Islam from the clutches of extremism

Sunday, 16 January 2011, 2:21 pm | Tanveer Jafri

The religion of Islam is at the crossroads at present. As is evident from the history of the religion, the biggest threat to it since the last 1450 years has been from none other than the people who call themselves ‘Muslims’. But unfortunately their ... More >>

Pakistan and terrorism control

Wednesday, 30 June 2010, 10:38 am | Tanveer Jafri

Though Pakistan's links with terrorism have been disclosed many times, still such facts and informations keep coming which strengthen this truth. Recently an American report claimed that the ISI has secret links with the Taliban. This report has come ... More >>

Tanveer Jafri: Face-covering in Islam

Tuesday, 4 May 2010, 5:01 pm | Tanveer Jafri

The face-covering Islamic veils or Burqa worn by the Muslim women usually remains under controversies. The passage of the bill by the lower house of Belgian parliament restricting face-covering or veils in public places has once again heated the debate ... More >>

Islam reborns after every Karbala……

Tuesday, 22 December 2009, 11:38 am | Tanveer Jafri

The end of year 2009, like every year, will be marked by the birth of Jesus Christ on 25th December. Coincidentally this year, another important day of 10th Moharram will also be observed in the same weak on 28th Dec.. Islamic history witnessed the ... More >>





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