Idrees Jan: Arbitrarily sacked by Indian authorities in Kashmir

Zulkarnain Banday reports from Indian-occupied Kashmir on the first victim of a new law which allows the Indian authorities to arbitrarily sack government employees...

Did the Ottomans really commit genocide against the Armenians?

April 24th marks the international commemoration of the "Armenian genocide," but Sabina Hashmy asks if a million Armenians were really massacred by the Ottoman...

Abdullah Quilliam: Sheikh ul Islam of the British Isles

Sabina Hashmy pays tribute to Sheikh Abdullah Quilliam, a pioneer of Islam in Britain and an outspoken supporter of the global Ummah who was...

How successful is Bangladesh at 50?

As Bangladesh turns 50 we look at the successes and failures of a nation which has achieved some economic success but is mired in...

The Muslims of Sri Lanka: From harmony to persecution

Sri Lanka's Muslim community has been under the spotlight in recent years due to Colombo's discriminatory policies. In this feature, we take a look...

Democracy has turned into mob rule

Jahangir Mohammed, director of the Ayaan Institute, argues that democracy is in crisis all over the world and has descended into demagoguery and mob rule. It seems a...

Masjid Al-Aqsa: Its history, its significance and the urgent need for protection

On the occasion of Aqsa Week, we take a look at the history of Masjid Al-Aqsa and reveal the threats Palestinians say are facing...

Arabic can create greater social solidarity among Muslims

Jahangir Mohammed, director of the Ayaan Institute, argues that Muslims must refocus their efforts on mastery of the Arabic language as a means of...

Who was Ahmadiyya founder Mirza Ghulam Ahmad?

The founder of the Ahmadiyya Movement, Mirza Ghulam Ahmad, was born on February 13, 1835. Considered heretics by mainstream Muslims, the Ahmadis claim to...

Who was Imam Shamil ‘The Lion of Dagestan’?

The people of the Caucuses region are currently commemorating the life of Imam Shamil Al-Daghestani al-Naqshbandi who died on February 4, 1871. But who...