Will the Syrian ceasefire hold?

Veteran Arab journalist Abdel Bari Atwan argues that the latest Syrian ceasefire has more chance of holding than the previous ones because it includes...

Imam Zaid Shakir: “Shaykh Hamza Yusuf is not a racist”

Co-founder of Zaytuna College, Imam Zaid Shakir, explains why his long-time friend and colleague Shaykh Hamza Yusuf is not a racist, in response to...

Murder in Ankara: Trouble ahead for Turkey

Abdel Bari Atwan is the editor of the Arabic news website raialyoum Abdel Bari Atwan argues that the assassination of the Russian ambassador to Turkey...

Three short lessons from the life and death of Junaid Jamshed

Babar Ahmad was a former political prisoner. You can read his blog here. Babar Ahmad draws lessons from the life and death of Junaid Jamshed,...

Aleppo victory is big boost for regime, but won’t end the war

Abdel Bari Atwan is the editor of the Arabic news website raialyoum Abdel Bari Atwan says that the fall of Aleppo does not presage the...

Why present pro-Assad propaganda as “anti-Western, anti-Zionist” truths?

Since the beginning of the Syrian revolution, pro-Assad media outlets and activists have presented a particular narrative which has been championed as “anti-Western” and...

The Casey Review: From the Jewish to the Muslim ghetto

Jahangir Mohammed is the Director of the Centre for Muslim Affairs and is an expert on anti-racism and inner city regeneration. Jahanghir Mohammed argues that...

There is a limit to how many excuses can be made for the inaction...

There is only so many excuses we can make for the inaction of Muslim governments to militarily intervene in the aid of oppressed and...

Turkey’s Erdogan seems to be in a muddle

Abdel Bari Atwan is one of the most prominent journalists in the Arab world and is the editor of the Raialyoum website Ever since the...

Muslim regimes were never serious about removing Assad or rescuing Syrians

In this extensive essay, Abdullah al Andalusi explains why the Muslim governments neighbouring Syria were never serious about deposing Bashar al-Assad or rescuing the...
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