Opinion



Terror alert across S. Asia

With the imminent US departure from Afghanistan now fast approaching, the Al-Qaeda is rearing its head once again.



Bring them home, please

Candice, 22, suffered terrible burns on her back and legs when her lady employer doused her with boiling water as she was bent over to pick up the lid of a thermos from the floor.



Learning from journey of lifetime

All Muslims are required to perform Haj — the fifth pillar of Islam — once in a lifetime, if he/she is physically fit and have no financial constraints.



Skewed interpretation of poverty in our society

While talking about poverty at the global level, we should consider many reasons that lead to poverty in any country and society.



We can’t always live in the past

They came yearning for the mercy of Allah, and they are leaving filled with hope that they have got what they came here for. They left everything behind and arrived in their white Ihram.



The inevitable modernization of Makkah

As Haj approached this season an Arab friend complained the government had ruined Makkah with its modern construction and dramatic changes to the Grand Mosque that in his mind had changed the way p



Time to revisit UK Middle East policy

The largely left-wing UK anti-war movement has acquired a powerful right-wing ally: The maverick leader of the United Kingdom Independence Party and darling of the British media, Nigel Farage.



The underclass debate

Pakistan is not a single nation. It is many. As a matter of fact it is a kaleidoscope of ethnic and lingual colors. We rejoice in these divisions and deem them a source of strength and renewal.



A national dishonor

Three Africans attacked in New Delhi by a racist mob. For no good reason. Dark skin be damned. We are bigots.



Modi’s make-or-break game

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ambitious “Make in India” (MII) campaign is not only expected to revive the country’s tottering manufacturing sector but also put India back into double digit growth.

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