Tasnim Baghdadi

Tasnim Baghdadi is a German digital illustrator of Moroccan heritage. Currently studying towards a Masters degree in Asian and Islamic Art History, with a focus on the art and architecture of the Middle East, Tasnim also works as a freelance artist in the fields of digital illustration, graphic design, and photography. Tasnim, tell us a little bit about yourself and your work? I am ...

Jabeen Ghauri

My life and my art are old friends. We are linked in a mutual appreciation of the natural world, both evolving and maturing together. I was fortunate to have found once more, in the second half of my life, the friend of my youth whom it seems had never left me. A visit to Australia in 2005 turned my life around. Walking downhill to a river in the intense afternoon light, I could ...

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Creative manifestations of art, music, visual media, the written word and much more.

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Creative manifestations of art, music, visual media, the written word and much more.

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The Pakistani Origins of the Israeli State by Ishaan Tharoor

"Pakistan is like Israel, an ideological state," said then Pakistani President Zia ul-Haq in 1981. "Take out the Judaism ...

The Convenient Excuse of Insulting and Defending Islam by Farouk A. Peru

A major disease which afflicts the Muslim Ummah at present is the disease of hypersensitivity. We Muslims have an extremely high sensitivity rate ...

Myanmar Policy's Message to Muslims: Get Out by Jane Perlez

The Myanmar government has given the estimated one million Rohingya people in Sittwe, the coastal region of the country, a dispiriting ...

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CM12: Dangerous Freethinkers

Ziauddin Sardar argues that freethinkers can be dangerous in numerous ways, James E. Montgomery examines the radical freethought of the ninth-century thinker Jahiz, Oliver Leaman wrestles with Ibn Rushd’s dangerous idea, Robert Irwin explores the myths surrounding the great Sufi mystic al-Hallaj, Bruce Lawrence thinks that Al-Biruni is the greatest freethinker of all time, Aziz ...

Today, for Us Young Citizens, Pakistan Feels Like a Country Empty of Dreams

But with sorrow, there is anger, says noted Pakistani writer Fatima Bhutto.

Wahhabism to ISIS: how Saudi Arabia exported the main source of global terrorism

Karen Armstrong writes although IS is certainly an Islamic movement, it is neither typical nor mired in the distant past, because its roots are in ...

Jerusalem is on the Verge of Exploding and taking the Middle East with it by Sunny Hundal

Jerusalem seems to be a holy city standing on the edge of a holy war. “The Second Intafada (‘uprising’) started in Jerusalem. ...