Category Archives: Islamism

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Genocide of Hindus in East Pakistan, 1971, Highlighted in New Book

According to official Bangladeshi government figures, three million Bengalis were killed and 200,000 women raped by the Pakistan army during nine months in 1971. Figures vary wildly, but no one…

Prime Minister David Cameron: killing was "betrayal of Islam."

Terrorism, the West, and the real “Betrayal of Islam”

Last week, a British man of Nigerian origin beheaded a soldier on a crowded South London street, in the middle of the day. The killer, who had accomplices, reportedly shouted…

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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…

An anti-US demonstration, Pakistan.

The real threat to peace is Pakistan, not Iran

As the push to strike the country’s nuclear facilities becomes more intense, Iran is trying to convince the world that its program is limited to the production of nuclear energy. “We…

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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Over 500 Buddhist artifacts looted in Bangladesh;

More than 500 artifacts were stolen from Buddhist monasteries in a coordinated attack on the minority faith in Bangladesh last month. Fourteen Buddhist monasteries reportedly came under attack by mobs…

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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…