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Shameer KS

On the day of fools this year, I woke up in expectation of pranks. But none seemed to be aware of the relevance of the day. I took hold of the paper. It’s election gala. Politicians are out on the streets, with all the pranks up in their...

V.A Kabeer

Many celebrated books were born in prison, which include novels, autobiographies, political and religious books. ‘A bunch of letters’ by Nehru, Tharjumanul Quran by Azad, manuscript of some parts of the Quran translation...

Posted after Editorial Meet

As expected, our post on Muslim Homosexuals elicited rousing reactions. To read the article, please go to...

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Interactive Scholars

We are carrying discourses about homosexuality and Islam. It goes without saying that it’s one of the most volcanic topics now (whose eruption here was caused by the recent verdict of Supreme Court of India upholding a 150 year...

Interactive Scholars

This question is sort of motivated by the Q and A you have carried last time about the age for marriage. The problem we face today is that issues regarding the violation of women's rights and injustice against women are debated only after...

Interactive Scholars

A recent verdict of the High Court of Kerala regarding the age of marriage for girls has now been locked in ruckus. Some Muslim organizations have decided to move the Supreme Court of India with the demand for the revision of the order,...

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Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta has signed a controversial bill into law legalizing...

Racial taunts against Barcelona defender Dani Alves drew widespread criticism with Brazilian...

An Egyptian court in the southern city of Minya has issued a death sentence on Monday for 683...

At least sixteen people were killed after a destructive tornado struck Arkansas, Oklahoma and...

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Mohammed Noushad

DR. ENGSENG HO is a renowned anthropologist and Islamic scholar who teaches at Duke University. His study on the diaspora of Hadhrami descendants of the Prophet – The Grave of Tarim – is a remarkable contribution to the study of Muslim histories, and a groundbreaking...

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MOVIES

KS Shameer

Abbas Kairostami’s Like Someone in Love is the first film in Japanese by an Iranian filmmaker. I don’t know whether it is the first...

MUSIC

Birjooo

Why am I not blessed with the kinda music which Bryn Jones dished out under the banner Muslimgauze?  This is the question one can’t...

FOOD & CLOTHING

Shauqeen Mizaj

During my stay in Gulf, I noticed weekdays flying much faster. However, I always wish for the...

ART

Sarah Young

Artists in the UAE are calling people to visit a new online exhibition to expose themselves to the plight and success of Muslim women around the world, and challenge common stereotypes.

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COUNSELLING

“Make me of use, at least” she said, her words punctuated with tears. “We need to be useful to someone, or it is far better to die,” she said, her tears punctuated with words. “I am not much...

BOOK REVIEW

K Ashraf

None may be unaware of the widely popular animosity and ignorance of European writers about Prophet Muhammad. There are, however, several...

WOMAN

PP Najiya

This starts the series about contemporary scholars and debates on Women and Islam. Profiles, major discourses, debates and controversies on the issue will be featured in the section. We want our readers to write to us your contributions and feedback. Feel free to write to shauqimizaj@...

YOUNG BLOGGERS

Rabeeha Abdurehim

With the last embers of Summer vacation slowly dying out, our young ones are bracing themselves for schools and colleges to reopen.  Some of them inboxed have us their insightful and lovingly sarcastic comments on their parents. This was not an assignment, to properly use the word. We got...

FICTION SHELF

Abhijith

This is a space for clawing back the world of fiction to the aridity of our real lives. There are, sure, magnificent novels and short stories which have changed your life forever-fictions that helped you take reality more vigorously than ever before. Feel free to write about them and email them...

BLOGEMICS

Habeeb

The term cricket yardstick says we don’t play games merely on grounds.  Spectators matter. So do...