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Are We Ready for Ramadan?

We live in the time where months and years seem to be devoid of blessing; that is, a week passes like a day, a month like a week and a year like a month. It seems like just the other day when we last bid farewell to the month of Ramadan. And yet here it is again. 

read more 18.06.2015, Thursday

The Conscience of a Society

Last week, attended the 1st Global Congress for Muslim Public Relations Practitioners held in Kuala Lumpur, where we were awarded the First Global Muslim Public Relations Excellence Award.

read more 16.12.2011, Friday

French Provocateurs at work – again!

Recent developments in France bear all the hallmarks of the cartoon crisis of 2006-2007 which shook the globe and had an indelible impact on the Islamic world.

read more 03.11.2011, Thursday

Islam's Stance On Homosexuality

Lately, there has been a lot of coverage on the degradation and punishment of homosexuals in Muslim communities. Although in many countries in the Middle East, including Egypt and Iran, homosexual behavior is not accepted and in fact punishable by death, rant and rave about Islam’s condemnation of homosexuals is...

read more 06.01.2011, Thursday

I Left My Heart in Sarajevo

I have dreamt of visiting Sarajevo since my childhood. I remember the crushing feeling of helplessness as I watched the Mostar Bridge collapse. The grey pictures of war had been carved in my memory forever.

read more 08.09.2010, Wednesday

The New Villains of Hollywood

After the Danish Cartoon crisis in 2005 many right wing and Islamophobic campaigns started to rear their ugly heads. Attacks on mosques, the minaret ban in Switzerland, the recent face-veil/burqa bans in Italy and Belgium and the fact that other places..

read more 25.06.2010, Friday


Superman, Batman, X-Men... There is probably no one in the world who hasn't heard of these superheroes. While watching them, we may admire such heroes, who have, in some way, shape or form, been a part of our lives, regardless of how culturally or religiously undesirable they may have been.

read more 25.06.2010, Friday

Being a part of an Umma

What is the feeling that makes one feel part of the Muslim ummah? What brings about this feeling, a feeling which eliminates excludes all unnecessary attachments and makes one feel a part of a whole, leaving all appendages such as race, culture, income, etc. irrelevant?

read more 25.06.2010, Friday

To Be An Growing Link In a Shrinking World

During the Ramadan a fresh breeze blew through the city of Columbus. The arrival of thousands of Muslims who had settled in America, coming originally Pakistan, India, Bangladesh, Somali, indeed, every corner of the world, d this breeze.

read more 11.03.2010, Thursday

How do you spend your time in front of the computer?

Years ago, we would have asked ourselves a different question, wouldn't we? How much time do you spend in front of the television? That "magic box" invaded our entire life, taking over the pleasant conversations of the family gathering...

read more 11.03.2010, Thursday