Opinion



Stopping the crimson tide

The plumes of violence continue to spread insidiously. The two attacks in Kuwait and Tunis underscore the fact that extremism has not been dented and that the word “peace” has lost its meaning.




Sanctity of Ramadan

As per the teachings of Islam, Ramadan is the month of mercy. Our religion advocates peace and harmony. Ramadan is a month during which a true Muslim becomes more merciful toward Allah’s creation.



Baseless allegations

This is with reference to the report “Islamabad rebuffs Afghan claim on Parliament attack” (June 27). Kabul has once again started hurling baseless and bitter accusations at Pakistan.



Mideast crises

I read with interest the article by Abdulrahman Al-Rashed “Is another Somalia in the making?” (June 27).




A heart for helping refugees

For people sitting comfortably at home, refugees are always the “other people.” Five years ago, Syrians might have looked at refugees as the “other people.” You never know that maybe within a few year



Cacophony in Tehran

Is Iran’s “Supreme Guide” Ali Khamenei worried that the forthcoming elections for Majlis (Parliament) and the Assembly of Experts might cause a split within the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC



The way ahead for Japan

Over the past year, relations among East Asia’s three most successful economies — Japan, South Korea, and China — have been slowly but steadily improving.



Ten years after 7/7

The impending 10th anniversary of the 7/7 London bombings finds British Muslims facing the prospect of being a demonized community forever on trial.

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