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Do You Listen to Bigotry?

Cause it’s totally not cool. #JustSayin

What Syria Deserves

I cannot remain silent anymore. I am writing this out of frustration from what I see, out of fear of what could happen, and most importantly out of hope for the potentialities in the distance.

Yemen’s ‘Life March’ – 250 km of protest

Yemen’s ‘Life March’ has reinvigorated the Yemeni revolution.

10 Things to Help Muslims Survive Christmas

Be happy you’re not stuck in the mall. Looking for a parking spot is a lot harder than finding a spot to place your shoes at the Friday prayer service.

Bouazizi: A Year On

Just over a year ago, Mohammed Bouazizi was the spark of the Tunisian revolution, and the Arab Uprisings. His death was more than just suicide.

Al Jazeera’s Muslims of France

A brief survey of Al Jazeera English’s ‘Muslims of France.’

Chained Childhoods

While people can either blame the failed government policies or indulge in apathy, the biggest victims are children whose lives were meaninglessly destroyed. Who can imagine the pain and trauma they are experiencing after being tortured by their teachers and facing rejection by their families?

The Myth-Making of The Iraq War’s ‘End’

While reading the transcript of Obama’s speech at Fort Bragg, meant to signal the end of the Iraq War, three words dominated my mind as I sought to find adjectives that best described the speech – “lies,” and “more lies.”

Bouazizi Lives

As the future of the region remains uncertain, a cool breeze is yet to blow strongly enough to put out the flame first lit one year ago. In memory of Bouazizi, the struggle to make a living remains.

Dilli

You know Delhi as a ‘bustling megapolis’ — but do you know Dilli?

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