Monthly Archives: October 2019

Syed Ata Hasnain in Iran: Kashmir problem has nothing to do with religion; it is entirely political worsened by Pakistan’s interference

WordForPeace.com  In an exclusive interview with Tasnim at the News Agency’s central office in Tehran, General Syed Ata Hasnain, who is now a public speaker, strategic analyst and author, talked about the purpose of his visit to Tehran. “My good wishes to Tasnim and people of Iran. We are here to pursue more friendship with Iran because our relationship between …

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“PEACEMAKERS: Through Your World I See Mine”

WordForPeace.com Special An international Photo Contest on peacemaking, cosponsored by International Alliance for pace and development, was held on 27 October 2019 under the theme “PEACEMAKERS: through Your World I see mine”. Organized by Entrepreneurship and Social Economy Group (EKO), the goal of this initiative was to tackle xenophobia and promote peace and unity among people of all faith traditions. …

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9 Reasons for Hope in Allah’s Mercy and Goodness

WordForPeace.com (Friday Special) We should balance fear with hope in Allah’s mercy and goodness. Many people only focus on the fear of Allah, while Allah encourages us to think positively about Him. In a hadith Qudsi He says: “I am as my servant thinks of Me…” (Bukhari, Muslim). Here are nine reasons to have a positive view of Allah: Allah wants to …

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The Presence of Persia in Kashmir: Cultural Linkages

Allama Iqbal refers to Kashmir as Iran-E-Sagheeer or Little Iran. In Iqbal’s perspective, he views Kashmir as Little Iran. There exist myriad reasons why he and many others have drawn parallels between Iran and Kashmir, even when there exist such literary works and academics, standing in total dismissal of Kashmir’s link with Central Asia and Persia. In his work, “The …

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Arab League discussed the offensive on northeastern Syria launched by Turkey

Arab foreign ministers held an emergency meeting at the Arab League headquarters on Oct. 12, at the invitation of Egypt, to discuss the ongoing Turkish offensive on northeastern Syria launched Oct. 9. In the final communique of the meeting, the Arab ministers condemned the “Turkish aggression against Syria,” demanding Turkey’s immediate and unconditional withdrawal from all Syrian territory. The final statement warned that the league will …

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Erdogan’s aggression in Syria threatens the region’s peace and security, an Arab NGO speaks out

Maat Condemns Turkish Military Intervention in Syria Okeil: The Turkish aggression is a violation against Syrian sovereignty and threatens the region’s peace and security.. Erdogan must be held accountable by the international community….. Maat for Peace, Development and Human Rights, a non-partisan civil society organisation condemned the Turkish military intervention in Syria. It was carried out on Wednesday on the …

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Emotions and Modernity in Colonial India: German Scholar Speaks on “Jazbat” at Jamia Millia, New Delhi

WordForPeace.com Special October 15, 2019 Mapping the history of emotions in India between the uprising of 1857 and World War I, German scholar Margaret Pernau from the Max Planck Institute for Human Development in Berlin, brings the ‘history of emotions’ approach to South Asian studies. Situating the prevalent experiences, interpretations, and practices of emotions of the time within the context of …

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