Dialogue

مغربی دانشوروں کی اسلامی تحقیقات – Rethinking Ibn Arabi

WordForPeace.com منظر الاسلام ازہری مغربی دنیا بالخصوص امریکا میں اسلام کو پڑھنے اور علمائے اسلام پر تحقیقات کا رواج قدیم ہے،پہلے اسلامی موضوعات پر قلم اٹھانے والے اکثر مستشرقین ہوا کرتے تھے ، جن کا مقصد تحقیق کم اور تنقید زیادہ ہوتی تھی۔ اکیسویں صدی میں یہ رجحان کم ہوگیاہے ، اب اسلامی موضوعات پر قلم اٹھانے والے محققین کی …

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Barelvi politics in Pakistan: Tehreek-e-Labbaik’s chances in elections?

WordForPeace.com June 30, 2018 Tehreek-e-Labbaik Ya Rasool Allah (TYLRA) chief Khadim Hussain Rizvi recently announced that his party will contest in the upcoming 2018 general elections. He made the announcement at a chehlum ceremony in Liaquat Bagh Rawalpindi. The ceremony was held to honor people who lost their lives in the Faizabad sit-in and titled as the Tajdar-e-Nabuwat Conference. People …

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Why Dr. Tahir ul Qadri boycotts Pak elections – Ideology or ground reality?

WordForPeace.com Jaweria Waheed Ever since its inception in 1947, Pakistan has suffered a great deal at the hands of the flawed electoral system, which allow few families to make their way to parliament and deprive the mass majority of their fundamental rights. This group of elites is the actual beneficiary of the system and hence protects the system from any …

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Pakistan’s troubled path to democracy: a history replete with coups and dictatorships

WordForPeace.com Jul 20, 2018 Islamabad: Pakistan’s powerful military says it is taking “no direct role” in the 25 July election, but a history of coups and dictatorships is fuelling fears over the balance of power in civil-military relations. Here is a brief overview of Pakistan’s troubled path to democracy under the shadow of military rule. Representational image. Reuters Chaos and the …

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Radical groups trying to introduce ‘political Islam’ in Kerala

WordForPeace.com The common thread that binds all these outfits is Qutbism and Mouridism which stands for “political Islam” in Kerala.. The murder of Students Federation of India (SFI) leader Abhimanyu at Maharaja’s College in Ernakulam on 1 July is widely viewed by Muslim scholars and social critics as a strong political message sent out by Social Democratic Front of India …

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SDPI and the ilk Misinterpret the Quran and Hadith to Justify Their Terror Deeds: Indian Sunni leader

WordForPeace.com Jul 19, 2018 KOZHIKODE: Indian Sunni leader Kanthapuram A P Aboobacker Musaliar has said that no one has entrusted the Social Democratic Party of India (SDPI) with the task of taking to the streets to protect the Muslim cause. Addressing a news conference here on Wednesday, he said that certain organizations are misinterpreting the Quran and Hadees to justify their …

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UNHRC ‘greatest failure’: Nikki Haley defends US withdrawal

WordForPeace.com Jul 19, 2018 ‘Judged by how far it has fallen short of its promise, the Human Rights Council is the United Nations’ greatest failure,’ Haley said. United Nations: Terming the Human Rights Council as the United Nations’ “greatest failure”, US envoy to the UN Nikki Haley has alleged that the institution has provided cover for the world’s most inhumane …

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The earliest Sufi woman: Ghulam Rasool Dehlvi in Asian Age

WordForPeace.com When Gabriel (the angel of revelation) brought down the first revelation to the Prophet, he began trembling with great fright and worries. Mysticism in Islam emanated from a cave in Mecca — Hira, popularly known as Ghar-e-Hira — in which the first Sufi mystic, Prophet Mohammad (pbuh) chose to seclude. He meditated, reflected and contemplated on the secrets of …

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Violent Extremist or Political Candidate? In Pakistan Election, You Can Be Both

WordForPeace.com By Maria Abi-Habib, Shah Meer Baloch and Zia ur-Rehman July 17, 2018 KARACHI, Pakistan — Aurangzeb Farooqi is a leader of a political party that is banned in Pakistan for espousing sectarian violence. He faces charges of spreading religious hatred that was linked to the murders of several Shiite activists. He is also a candidate for national political office, …

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Why Every Woman Prisoner in a Pakistani Jail Is Sentenced To Death?

WordForPeace.com By Rafia Zakaria July 18, 2018 NO ONE, it can safely be assumed, wants to see the inside of a prison in real life. The clicking of locks, the slamming of doors and the endless cacophony of the prisoners left behind and locked up is the material of nightmares. Where actual prisons are concerned, few in Pakistan have any …

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