Category Archives: Islamism

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Hijab: beyond the stereotype

“The hijab — the Muslim headscarf — is a simple item of clothing that has the power to represent complex and even contradictory ideas — from tradition and social conservatism…

Detail of "The Two Sides Of Reality" by Ahmed Moustafa

From Traditionalism to Taqwacore: Islam as you’ve never seen it

In August 2012, six Sikhs were shot dead in their temple in Oak Creek, Wisconsin. The attacker, who reportedly had a 9/11 tattoo on one of his arms, believed that…

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French spiritual author Rene Guenon translated into Farsi

In recent decades the writings of French metaphysician Rene Guenon (1886-1951) have been quietly gaining more adherents in the Middle East, Asia and the Balkans. Guenon is one of the…

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Initiation, Islam and globalism: an interview with Charles Upton

Charles Upton is a Traditionalist and Sufi Muslim, and the author of 17 books on spirituality. His most recent book is Vectors of the Counter-Initiation: The Course and Destiny of…

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Gaga wears see-through burkha for fashion show

Lady Gaga appeared at London Fashion Week, wearing perhaps most provocative outfit to date — a pink, sheer burkha. Underneath, the controversial celebrity wore a skin-colored body suit, embroidered with…

Nigerian Muslim leader says Islam forbids killing

Lt. Col Ishaq Rano, Assistant Director, Islamic Affairs of the Nigerian Army, has condemned terrorism conducted in the name of Islam. Speaking at Friday prayers, Rano targeted the militant Islamist…

Madonna has meeting with conspiracy theorist in Turkey

Adnan Oktar, a Creationist and conspiracy theorist says he had a meeting with American pop star Madonna in Turkey, during her recent tour. Oktar, who believes practitioners of the Jewish…