certifired_img

Books and Documents

Islam,Terrorism and Jihad

What Is Terrorism, And Is It Getting Worse?
Frederic Lemieux

The religious wave, from 1980 to the present, emerged from the Iranian Revolution and the invasion of Afghanistan by the Soviet Union and grew as a movement of resistance against Western influences. This modern wave of terrorism is not limited to jihadists. It also includes violence perpetrated by Christian extremists like the Lord’s Resistance Army....

 

The Politics of ‘the Good’ and ‘the Bad’ Taliban
Ajmal Shams

When Pakistan talks about its fight against the Taliban, it fails to clarify which category of the Taliban it is referring to; ‘the good’ ones or ‘the bad’ ones.  It is no longer a hidden truth that Pakistan does fight the insurgents that targets it, which it terms as the ‘bad Taliban’. On the other hand, it provides sanctuaries to those conducting militant operations in Afghanistan calling them as the ‘good Taliban’....

 

Nobel Laureate: Don’t ‘Muddle Up’ Terrorism with Islam
Wided Bouchamaoui

Muslims who practice their faith calmly and respectfully are “victims of a semantic problem” when “terrorists” are described as “Islamic terrorists.” “I think we should call a spade a spade,” Bouchamaoui told the UN General Assembly’s high-level forum on The Culture of Peace. “A terrorist is a killer, a murderer, a criminal and I would even say an imposter who is manipulating Islam.”...

Behind the Bombing in Quetta, a Century of War
Praveen Swami

It matters little, thus, whether the Jama’at-ul-Ahrar flies the flag of al-Qaeda or the Islamic State or indeed, what its own name might be: the problem lies not in a few men of evil, but a polity fragmented by a century of war, and a failed project of statehood...

 

Let Us First Go Beyond the Term ‘Terrorism’
Diana Moukalled

Accuracy and attention when broadcasting sensitive news does not mean the media should present the audience with what it wants to hear - by doing so; we would end up with an incomplete, inaccurate and misleading story.....

 

How a Secretive Branch of ISIS Built a Global Network of Killers
Rukmini Callimachi

Believing he was answering a holy call, Harry Sarfo left his home in the working-class city of Bremen last year and drove for four straight days to reach the territory controlled by the Islamic State in Syria. He barely had time to settle in before members of the Islamic State’s secret service, wearing masks over their faces, came to inform him and his German friend that they no longer wanted Europeans to come to Syria. Where they were really needed was back home, to help carry out the group’s plan of waging terrorism across the globe....

 

Terror in Afghanistan: Unwelcome Guests

Afghans to exercise political rights; many now shun older politicians, whom they associate with tanks and guns. And for all its violence Afghanistan has managed to avoid the kind of sectarian bloodletting that afflicts neighbours such as Iraq. Afghans of all ethnicities are loudly decrying the attacks. That is some small solace, at least...

 

Hoping For Heaven for the Wrong Reasons
Nawar Fakhry Ezzi

Perceiving Heaven the way God truly described it can only bring to our hearts peace and love and cannot possibly motivate terrorists to kill others assuming that they will go there when all that they have done was to instil fear in the hearts of people and bring grievance into this world....

 

Terrorists Are Fighting the Windmill
Babar Ayaz

One, the rise of religious extremism and terrorism is not peculiar to the followers of Islam; other major religions are also affected. The difference is that there are no major terrorist movements in Christianity, Hinduism, Brahmanism and Judaism. The critics may say that state terrorism on behalf of these religions should not be ignored...

 

In The Age of ISIS, Who’s A Terrorist, And Who’s Simply Deranged?
Eric Schmitt

“Every attack is discussed endlessly on television and social media, which heightens fear of future attacks, makes citizens scared of one another” and puts pressure on governments to look tough...

 

Target IPS, IAS Officers: Al-Qaeda Tells Indian Muslims

Indian Agencies Warned Dhaka of Terror Strikes

By Praveen Swami

All That We Are Mourning

By Ibtisam Ahmed

Bangla Siege: Blame Deep Dysfunction In Politics And State Institutions

By Hindustan Times

Terror Strikes Dhaka: Bangladeshi Government Needs A Broad-Spectrum Approach To Fight The Menace

By TOI Edit

The Horror in Dhaka

By The Hindu

Compiled By New Age Islam Edit Bureau

 

What Kind of Prime Minister Are You, Shiekh Hasina?
Javed Anand

“The message that there is only one form, a form alien to this land, of belief and practice, that of the Wahhabi/Salafis who are not part of the four Mazhabs of the Islamic Sunni belief is now being pushed with full force as the current agenda. Many killed in brutal manner have been believers, Pirs, Shias, Ahmedias, followers of the Sufi tradition, priests from other religions, writers who were not necessarily atheists”....

 

Terrorism cannot be stopped by force. This is a fundamental truth that needs to be acknowledged. It is a brilliant concept—it can only be countered conceptually. We need radical ideas born out of a new imagination; force is on the verge of exhausting itself...

 

Iran’s Empty Condemnation of Terrorism: While Denouncing the Orlando Shooter, Tehran Leads the World in Attacks
Tom Ridge

And yet, it is sadly possible that those not paying attention to circumstances inside the Islamic Republic might be lulled by the Orlando statement into more wishful thinking that domestic reform is still just around the corner. ...

 

The assailants in last week's assassination escaped but the murders seem of a piece with a wave of extremist – and some claim Wahhabi – inspired aggression against Sufi shrines in south Asia...

 

Those in Pakistan Who Accused Amjad Sabri of Blasphemy Are Now Mourning His Death
Fatima Tassadiq

The militant outfit is not alone in considering the Qawwali, which has long been part of the Sufi tradition in the subcontinent, as heretical. Many Sufi practices are frowned upon as deviant within the more puritan religious movements that have become increasingly popular in Pakistan during the last few decades....

 

Reckoning With the Lone Wolf
R.K. Raghavan

My response is that an ounce of optimism is preferable to a pound of cynicism. Simultaneous to efforts aimed at deradicalisation will have to be the strengthening of law enforcement and the rest of the criminal justice system.  Preventive detention at the merest suspicion — as long as such action is provided for in law and is subject to eventual oversight by the judiciary — of persons who share and disseminate...

 

Getting Personal in the War vs. Islamic State
Jeff Seldin

"What we call the cheerleaders and fanboys and wannabes — people who aren't actually members of ISIL, who aren't actually in Syria, but are, essentially, freelance supporters, often based in the West — they are the ones who are giving the group its online oomph,"...

 
Fear and Loathing in Dhaka
Syed Badrul Ahsan

Fear and Loathing in Dhaka
Syed Badrul Ahsan

An air of despondency hangs low over Bangladesh. And that is only natural, given that as many as 49 citizens — Hindus, Christians, academics, bloggers, publishers and foreigners — have lost their lives at the hands of Islamist militants in the past two years....

 

...if we are serious about preventing the next Orlando, then we may have to give equal and separate attention to risk factors that have nothing to do with 'Islamic terrorism.'...

Mateen Was An Islamic Extremist, Wasn’t He?
Rod Liddle

Life is speeded up. It used to be that when a hideous atrocity occurred people waited a day or two, even a week, before co-opting it into their political armoury. Now it happens while the smell of cordite is still in the air and before the blood has dried. There is a breathtaking shamelessness....

 

Four of the five convicted and executed in the latest round of trials were leaders in the country’s largest Islamist political party, Jamaat-e-Islami, outraging Muslim fundamentalists and others....

 

Bangladesh Is In the Grip of Islamist Mayhem, So It Blames Israel
Ishaan Tharoor

Controversial moves to prosecute and execute war criminals from the country's bloody struggle for independence in 1971 pushed Islamist factions deeper underground and have perhaps provoked a violent counter-response.....

 

The Madrasas in Pakistan's Tribal Grounds Are Factories of Suicide Bombers
Tushar Ranjan Mohanty

The new chief of Afghan Taliban Mullah Haibatullah Akhundzada is a product of Pakistani madrasas (religious seminaries) and still leads a string of madrasas across Pakistan's south-western Balochistan.....

 

The Islamic State (ISIS) has successfully managed to radicalise and attract to its ranks several Indian-origin youth from the huge diaspora in West Asian countries, Indian security agencies have found. Refusing to speculate on the exact number of Indians who have joined the ISIS, a top intelligence official told this newspaper: “How many of Indian-origin youth have left from West Asia to join the ISIS we don’t know. We have some leads, but it is difficult to say anything conclusively now.” Already the number of Indians who have joined the ISIS has been revised from around 25 to about 40 now.

 
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 ... 68 69 70


Get New Age Islam in Your Inbox
E-mail:
Most Popular Articles
Videos

The Reality of Pakistani Propaganda of Ghazwa e Hind and Composite Culture of IndiaPLAY 

Global Terrorism and Islam; M J Akbar provides The Indian PerspectivePLAY 

Shaukat Kashmiri speaks to New Age Islam TV on impact of Sufi IslamPLAY 

Petrodollar Islam, Salafi Islam, Wahhabi Islam in Pakistani SocietyPLAY 

Dr. Muhammad Hanif Khan Shastri Speaks on Unity of God in Islam and HinduismPLAY 

Indian Muslims Oppose Wahhabi Extremism: A NewAgeIslam TV Report- 8PLAY 

NewAgeIslam, Editor Sultan Shahin speaks on the Taliban and radical IslamPLAY 

Reality of Islamic Terrorism or Extremism by Dr. Tahirul QadriPLAY 

Sultan Shahin, Editor, NewAgeIslam speaks at UNHRC: Islam and Religious MinoritiesPLAY 

NEW COMMENTS

  • slam is basically to loot plunder rape so as to become owners of others properties as they otherwise could not do so...
    ( By Sanjay Kumar )
  • For a thousand years we have been repeating how the Quran was diligently memorized and transcribed and the version authorized as final 20 years after ...
    ( By Ghulam Mohiyuddin )
  • Haquesaab, Which of the following principles that I had listed do you think are non-Islamic?...
    ( By Ghulam Mohiyuddin )
  • Some religious books and their interpretations written thousands of years ago are irrelevant today. They.....
    ( By Ashok Sharma )
  • Naseersaab says, " I am speaking about producing a moral principle and not learning." It seems you have no idea what....
    ( By Ghulam Mohiyuddin )
  • The Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) said: “Do you know what is better than charity and fasting and prayer? It is keeping....
    ( By Ghulam Mohiyuddin )
  • Wahhabism’s most dangerous deviation, in the eyes of the Sunnis who met in Chechenya, is that it sanctions violence against non....
    ( By Ghulam Mohiyuddin )
  • The WTC and attacks on that day was by far the must daring terrorists attack ever which....
    ( By Mohammed Shafi )
  • As they say change is a constant. People have to change adapt to the change....
    ( By Subrata Roy )
  • The elementary but unsurmountable problem is how to impress on the vast.....
    ( By Venkataraman Srinivasan )
  • @Nisar Ahmed That is why thousands of true follower r dying daily and living their life like hell.....Kafiro....
    ( By Vikram Singh )
  • @Vikram Singh If you don't no any thing about islam & it's rule then don't interfere I our religion who r u to ask to ...
    ( By Nisar Ahmed )
  • Thanx for bringing one of the controversial talk(because it is related to islam) ...this is what we want .if Muslims want sharia law for them ...
    ( By Vikram Singh )
  • The whole debate is lengthening only becoz of theological illiteracy . Non of us had ever read....
    ( By Durgesh Nandan Mohanty )
  • Laws should be formulated by representatives of the people. Religions may prescribe general principles, e.g. justice, fairness....
    ( By Ghulam Mohiyuddin )
  • @Janu Naqvi Bohot sahi farmaya hai aap ne, new age Islam ke naam se is page k admin ne muslimo aur unke mazhab ko nishaana...
    ( By Noor Saba )
  • Islam ek dhram hai dharam ke kuch kanoon hote hne woh hi shariya kehlata hai . par hindu ko dhram nahi hai yeh supreme court ...
    ( By Janu Naqvi )
  • In short nothing but to notorious Islam in the name of terrorism. True believer never misuse or interprete Quranic verses for his....
    ( By Arif Omar )
  • @Akbar Khan you have great sense of humor..u are again playing the victim card and blaming civilised societies for your misery...'
    ( By Hiten Yadaf )
  • Jihad does not mean warfare against non-Muslims rather it means "spiritual struggle" according to the following Hadith : The Messenger of God was returning....
    ( By Syed Ahson )
  • I,am felt afraid of all these menacing
    ( By M A Ohab Mollah )
  • The questions of hats off are always difficult to answer, but one can hazard a guess. Why is 'this' better than 'that'?....
    ( By Manzurul Haque )
  • Solution is provided in the ideology of peace presented by Maulana Wahiduddin Khan....
    ( By Mohammed Belal Shafi )
  • @Dhruv Katoch Gaate Gaate Gawaiye ho gaye hein.'
    ( By Salim Akhtar )
  • This may surprise some of the US-lickers, but I had a hunch it was coming. The blood-letting in Chechenya is a long forgotten....
    ( By Manzurul Haque )
  • do not presume that mr bernard lewis was watching it happening when the prophet and the rashidun were operating.....
    ( By hats off! )
  • * loose imagination
    ( By Manzurul Haque )
  • As an Indian, I cannot agree with much of the list of Jn Ghulam Faruki sb. I cannot be tolerant to Kashmiri terrorist......
    ( By Manzurul Haque )
  • Here is Bernard Lewis a Jewish historian telling you that the Ummah included people of all faiths and this period lasted a full five centuries:....
    ( By Naseer Ahmed )
  • Excellent message, especially what the following hadith gives. “Do you know what is better than charity and fasting and prayer? It is keeping ...
    ( By Ghulam Ghaus Siddiqi غلام غوث الصديقي )
  • Not for the first time, but many times. May be for the first time such news has come into limelight!!!' ...
    ( By Ghulam Ghaus Siddiqi غلام غوث الصديقي )
  • history does not belie the fact that islam simply made a war machine out of the peaceful poetic polytheistic bedouins. this is not an article on ...
    ( By hats off! )
  • very informative'
    ( By Prafulla C Dash )
  • Informative article, Thanks. Let us identify some issues that are perceived to be socially regressive. It seems to be an inordinate attempt to persevere ....
    ( By Rajat Vashishtha )
  • Sultan Shahin, Tufail Ahmad, Maroof Raza.... All are one man Armies. They have the courage of their convictions.
    ( By Dhruv Katoch )
  • It's very important touche issues,,,obviously the true meaning of Faith of Islam,,sharia, hadith,,it's profeets,,the holly quarran,,,, cants be promoted any disharmony...
    ( By M A Ohab Mollah )
  • Terrorism with Islamic Name had been created by USA ISREAL EUROPE to plunder wealth and land....
    ( By Akbar Khan )
  • Will all the concerned people please listen to what your own leader has to say about your faith and what it stands for ,peace ,love ...
    ( By Michel Raymond )
  • A religion with the ideology of conquer the world through conversion can never be a peaceful religion..... Only people ...
    ( By Venugopal Bhat )
  • Every sect is being misused after departure of its revealer,the Enlightened one coz of two reasons. First Truth can't be said and which can be ...
    ( By Indrajeet Singh )