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Global Islamophobia and its Lankan agents

By Ameen Izzadeen Islamophobia is an industry. It is US$ 500 million strong in the United States alone, according to research carried out by the Council for American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) and the University of California, and a Carter Centre publication … Continue reading

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Wahhabism, Salafism: The good, the bad and the evil

By Ameen Izzadeen As investigations continue into the gruesome terror attack on April 21 Easter Sunday, with the people asking questions as to what drove the terrorists to commit this heinous crime on the innocent people, Wahhabism is often cited … Continue reading

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Mainstream Muslims must unite to bring about a progressive Islam

By Ameen Izzadeen The Easter Sunday terror attacks have opened the Pandora’s Box of questions on various aspects of Islam, its teachings and commands, amid an avalanche of Islamophobia, hate speech, distrust and scorn. When the 9/11 terror attacks happened, … Continue reading

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Who is behind the global agenda of ISIS?

By Ameen Izzadeen Quashing rumours about his death, terrorist leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi appeared in a video clip released by the ISIS – the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria. The terror incorporate is also known as IS or Islamic … Continue reading

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The Assange Affair: Who leaked what for whom?

By Ameen IzzadeenDid we see the hand of fascism in last week’s arrest of Julian Assange, the co-founder of the whistleblower portal WikiLeaks? Is democracy a charade in Britain, despite it being the repository of the mother of all parliaments?Assange … Continue reading

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After Bouteflika, Algeria’s youth push for radical reforms

By Ameen Izzadeen Is it Algeria’s Arab Spring? After weeks of people-power protests across the country, President Abdelaziz Bouteflika on Wednesday resigned, ending his 20-year autocratic rule. The news was welcomed by noisy celebrations by millions of young people who … Continue reading

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Security, water and oil: Hidden reasons why Golan matters to Israel

By Ameen Izzadeen In yet another blow to international law, the United States President Donald Trump, with visiting Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu by his side, on Monday signed a proclamation, officially recognising Syria’s Golan Heights as Israeli territory. There … Continue reading

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