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Was the Withdrawal of US Forces from Afghanistan the Right Decision?

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by M. Basheer Ahmed, MD During the month of August 2021, the withdrawal of US Forces from Afghanistan became a hot topic, with controversial opinions on whether the US should st

Op Ed: Muslim Americans 20 years later

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by Abdul El-Sayed The article was first published in the Incision Saturday marks the 20th anniversary of the horrific terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center. Nearly 3,00

The Middle East is becoming uninhabitable

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by Zaid Aleem On what is fast becoming a salt plain, the boats that formerly shuttled visitors to and from the little islets in Iran's Lake Urmia lie rusted and unable to operat

Refugees Return to Afghanistan

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By Mahvish Akhtar Since the Taliban took control of Afghanistan, Pakistan has deported over 200 Afghan nationals, including women and children, who reached Quetta via Chaman.

How you can help Afghan refugees during the current crisis

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by Aysha Qamar Since the withdrawal of American and NATO forces from Afghanistan in July, the Taliban has quickly taken control of large parts of Afghanistan. The government has

Under Taliban rule, Afghanistan’s banking system is imploding

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by Zaid Aleem The Taliban's control in Afghanistan is in jeopardy: the country's banking system is on the danger of collapsing, according to CNN reports.  Afghanistan's bank

Geelani: The Gallant Freedom Fighter

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by Dr. Aslam Abdullah Immediately after the Friday prayer, I spotted him at the corner of the Masjid at the compound of Jama e Islami in Delhi. People were still praying, but I de

Biden’s declining approval ratings

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by Zaid Aleem President Joe Biden has the lowest popularity rating of his term. He now has a polling average of around 47%. This is down from 51% at the start of the month, 52%

Afghanistan’s New Government

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By Mahvish Akhtar The Taliban are busy forming their new government. So far, the reports say they have chosen Sheikh Haibatullah Akhundzada as the country’s supreme leader. Bi

Op Ed: Why the Recent Ruling by the EU on the Hijab ban is so Problematic

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by Jamilah Moktadir It’s no secret that The EU has a problem with Muslim women, a bold statement I know, but its animosity runs deep into the surface. Recent rulings via The