World Affairs

Encountrring Takfiri (تكفيري ) mindset which is on the rampage 

WordForPeace.com Behind religious violence in Pakistan is the rise of Takfiri (تكفيري ) mindset, which sees Islam through a narrow keyhole of self-righteousness and accuses the world of apostasy…… By Liaquat Ali Khan Small-minded versions of Islam have fanaticized Pakistan – an antediluvian land with deep interfaith roots leavened with the teachings of Hindu Swamis, Buddhist Monks, Sikh Gurus, and Muslim …

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मर्यादा पुरुषोत्तम के देश में रावण के वंशज ज़हरीली हंसी हंस रहे हैं, राम नाम को बेचने वाले खुश और राम को जीने वाले खौफ में हैं

WordForPeace.com By Yunus Mohani नफरत की सियासत ने आज हमे यहां पहुंचा दिया है कि गौतम बुद्घ के देश में एक हत्यारा एक गरीब मजदूर को पहले कुदाल से मार देता है फिर उसको तेल छिड़क कर जला देता है इतना ही नहीं इस पूरी शर्मनाक घटना का वीडियो बनाता है अपनी घिनौनी बदबूदार मानसिकता को शब्दों में ढाल कर …

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‘I defeated ISIS’: Young scholar lived secret double life

WordForPeace.com He led a secret double life as the blogger Mosul Eye, documenting Islamic State’s atrocities for the world (AP photo) MOSUL: The historian carried secrets too heavy for one man to bear. He packed his bag with his most treasured possessions before going to bed: the 1 terabyte hard drive with his evidence against the Islamic State (IS) group, …

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The Reza Zarrab Case In US, Erdogan’s Paranoia And Turkish Media’s Denial Narrative – OpEd

WordForPeace.com By Ghulam Rasool Dehlvi* While the gold trader Reza Zarrab’s case is being closely observed in the international media, the government-controlled Turkish media either skip the story or castigate it as yet another ‘Western conspiracy’ against the ‘Islamic’ Turkey Aakar Patel, the executive director of Amnesty India, recently visited Istanbul to attend the trial of his Turkish colleagues. But …

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Pakistan’s own terror brew killing its young army officers, not India

WordForPeace.com By MANU PUBBY Pakistan Army has lost as many young officers along the Western border this year as it lost in 2002 to accidents and shelling from India. New Delhi: The Pakistan Army has been fast losing its young officers to homegrown terror on the Western border, replacing operations on the Indian side as the primary cause for casualties. In …

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Pakistan’s Descent into Religious Intolerance

WordForPeace.com By Farahnaz Ispahani When Pakistan was created in 1947, its secular founding fathers did not speak of an Islamic State. Muhammad Ali Jinnah declared that non-Muslims would be equal citizens in the new country. Reflecting his secular views, Jinnah – himself a Shia – tried to establish a multi-confessional state, and he nominated a Hindu, several Shias and an …

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To the World, They Are Muslims. To ISIS, Sufis Are Heretics.

WordForPeace.com The suicide bomber who stepped inside the gold-domed shrine in southern Pakistan in February was wearing a vest packed with ball bearings, bolts and screws. When he hit the detonator, he killed more than 80 people. To the world, they were Muslims. But to the Islamic State, which quickly claimed credit for the attack, they were something else: Mushrikin, an Arabic …

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