At least nine imams were among 15 people arrested in Kosovo in September in the second major operation in weeks to try to stem the flow of young ethnic Albanians joining ISIL fighters in Iraq and Syria.
The perception of ISIL, which was established through the Neo-Orientalistic discourse, is turning into a media bribe for France, which is leading the old colonialists of Europe.
The ongoing ominous geo-political scenario prevailing in the Arab world stands to vindicate the bitter fact that the Arab monarchies are once again on the fast retreat to the days of Ignorance
The growing mutuality between Pakistan and Turkey in varying spheres cannot be treated as incidental; it is deeply rooted in the history of both the nations, and which is bound to grow further
The separation story of Scotland stems from modern nationalism and perhaps from the fact that it’s the last chapter of a kind of story, which cost a lot to the whole world and our region in particular.
When we consider this with Ukrainian crisis in parallel, this conference includes the clues about the equations of the new Europe
What is normal for Kashmiris is abnormal for the world. Normal in Kashmir is usually associated with the pause in death.
Saudi Arabia and UAE, the most paranoid and oil-rich Arab League members, have emerged as top backers of status-quo in the region, ignoring the desires of populations for freedom and dignity
Beyond all these war games and strategic calculations, the destruction of the fabric that Muslims have been building for centuries in the Middle East is being established as a geography of bloodshed
We need to be prepared for the 'social cost' of the politics that are structured on the excitement or fear.
The tragedy with Kashmir is that many people around the world, or should I say most of them, hardly know about it, its people, its struggle
Foreign direct investment (FDI) is mainly seen as a key element in the international integration of a country, which establishes direct, stable and lasting links between economies
The angered dynamism's taking up arms in the name of Islam had become easy, by disregarding all kinds of cultural and historical sociological differences
If you prioritize the question 'who is administrating' before asking the question 'what kind of a world are we proposing', then you would be sacrificing politics to sociology.
Many of the cultural specifics of celebrations in Kashmir have been subject to the vagaries of occupation
The recent developments could cut the bonds between the Albanian community and their political representation and send Macedonia into a new crisis.
When most of the world is busy discussing the humanitarian catastrophe in Syria, Iraq, Egypt and Libya, the slow and steady counter revolution is taking place in Tunis.
Without reading the global relationships of Israel and its connections, neither can Palestine be supported nor can this war machine be stopped
Neither can the people of the region be silenced like they were in the past, nor can they remain isolated from the world; nor do the equation setters maintain their old power.
While capitalist relationship forms that match with modernity entails secularism, the protestantization of the religion is not inextricable from individualization
Global powers promoting apolitical revolutions were targeting to establish a geographical location in which they could integrate Islam with global capitalism; thus transforming the 'menace' that was the Middle-East and North Africa into a client.