Opinion



Media coverage of health issues

There is a potentially deadly disease afoot in America, with no known cure and terrifying consequences for those infected.



Excluding Palestinians from their own story

I recall, with particular awkwardness, my first talk at a socialist student gathering at the University of Washington in Seattle nearly two decades ago.



‘Umbrella Revolution’, maybe brave but futile

Seeing young people standing against authority to defend their rights is, for most of us, heartwarming.



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.

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