Tag Archives: Wahhabism

Riyadh summit: The Trump card was a joker

By Ameen Izzadeen The Arabic word Riyadh means meadow. A slight variation of the word, or if one adds the letter Ta Marbuta at the end, the word will read Riyadhah, meaning a sport. Well, what a spectacle Donald Trump’s … Continue reading

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Saints, Sindh and ‘sins’

By Ameen Izzadeen This trembling light, this night-bitten dawn This is not the Dawn we waited for so long This is not the Dawn whose birth was sired By so many lives, so much blood – Pakistani poet Faiz Ahmed … Continue reading

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Anti-coup charade in Turkey: Erdogan cracks the whip

By Ameen Izzadeen An elderly gentleman was preparing our breakfast in an Ankara hostel. My friend and fellow journalist Latheef Farook and I greeted him as we walked into the kitchen. Leaning against the pantry cupboard, we watched him make … Continue reading

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Islam betrayed by unholy extremists

By Ameen Izzadeen The second chapter of the Muslim holy book, the Quran, says believing in the previous scriptures is an essential feature of God-consciousness. Commentators say the verse refers to scriptures such as the Torah, the Psalms, and the … Continue reading

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