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Hizb ut-Tahrir Egypt: Generals protecting old system and fearing Islam may reach power

American Chief of Staff Mike Mullen: “In every conversation with my Egyptian counterparts, they always reassert – without my asking – that they want to retain the peace with Israel” On September 24th, the Egyptian newspaper Liberation quoted Admiral Mike […]

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Preventing ourselves from speaking out: Muslims in danger of self-censorship

Last week I attended a seminar about the latest manifestation of Prevent, the British government’s counter-extremism strategy. I have addressed this issue many times before, including in this


Granting Saudi women voting rights is meaningless under absolute monarchy that politically disempowers entire nation

On Sunday 25th September, King Abdullah, monarch and leader of Saudi Arabia announced his decision to grant the country’s women the right to vote and to stand as


Ten truths about western debt

The west’s economic model of fuelling growth through ever higher levels of debt is proving unsustainable With the EU drowning in debt, the US having struggled to raise

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‘Irvine 11′ case: America convicts Muslim students for criticising Israel

As I came out of a meeting, I checked my phone and saw a message that the Muslim students (popularly referred to as the ‘Irvine 11’) had been


UNICEF Report Highlights the Corrosive Impact of Capitalism’s Ideals on UK’s Children

London, UK, September 21st 2011 - UNICEF’s recent report which documents the lives of children in the UK warned that British parents are trapping their children in a


Capitalism is Depressing European Women

A recent study of 30 European countries including Britain, published by the European College of Neuropsychopharmacology found that depression amongst women in Europe has doubled over the last


Financial crisis 2.0

The Vickers’ banking report is another fix to the broken capitalist system Three years after the great financial crisis of a half century and with western economies fast


Call to seek international intervention is betrayal of Allah, His Messenger and the Believers’ uprising in Syria

After the revolution of our people in Syria has entered its sixth month, their resolve still remains. Their great sacrifices in the face of the brutality, criminality and


The dignity of Iraqi Women – A rising casualty of the Western democratic experiment

According to an article published on 27th August by the Inter Press Service media agency, prostitution and sex trafficking of women within and from Iraq are at epidemic