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Alfred Stepan, Democracy, and Islam

January 22, 2024

Ahmet T. Kuru || 22 January 2024 During my visit to Malaysia on January 5-10, 2024, my host was Dr. Farouk Musa, director of Islamic Renaissance Front, who published my book’s Malay edition, “Islam, Autoritarianisme, Dan Kemunduran Bangsa: Suatu Perbandingan […]

Wawancara Bersama Prof. Dr. Ahmet T. Kuru

January 20, 2024

Terjemahan: Ahmad Muziru Idham || 20 Januari 2024    Ahmet T. Kuru (PhD, University of Washington) ialah pengarah di Center for Islamic and Arabic Studies dan merupakan Profesor Sains Politik di San Diego State University. Beliau ialah seorang sarjana pascakedoktoran […]

Interview with Prof. Ahmet T. Kuru

January 16, 2024

15 January 2024   Ahmet T. Kuru (PhD, University of Washington) is the director of the Center for Islamic and Arabic Studies and a Professor of Political Science at San Diego State University. He was a postdoctoral scholar at Columbia University. This interview was […]

Gaza: South Africa Seeks Justice

January 10, 2024

Chandra Muzaffar || 10 January 2024 The International Movement for a Just World (JUST) commends the Government of South Africa for requesting the International Court of Justice (ICJ) to issue an urgent order declaring that Israel is in breach of […]

Book Launch of Islam, Autoritarianisme dan Kemunduran Bangsa: Suatu Perbandingan Global dan Pensejarahan A translation of “Islam, Authoritarianism, and Underdevelopment: A Global and Historical Comparison” by Ahmet T. Kuru

January 6, 2024

Date: Monday, 8st January 2024 Time: 3.00PM – 5.30PM Venue: University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus – Kuala Lumpur Teaching Centre, Level 2 Chulan Tower, 3 Jalan Conlay, 50450 Kuala Lumpur   Register at:   Welcoming Speech & Book Launch: […]

Jawapan kepada Khalif Muammar – Hujah mesti dibalas hujah

December 31, 2023

30 Disember 2023 Kami merujuk pada kenyataan Dr Khalif Muammar yang bertarikh 29 Disember 2023 yang merakamkan kegusaran tentang buku tulisan Prof. Ahmet T. Kuru yang diterjemahkan ke dalam Bahasa Melayu oleh pihak IRF dengan tajuk: Islam, Autoritarianisme, dan Kemunduran […]

Fulfilling the fantasy: Why so many Western leaders support Israel’s violence

December 27, 2023

Ermin Sinanović || 27 December 2023   It’s not just about the strong Israeli lobby or Christian Zionism, argues one scholar. Israel is doing to the Palestinians what many Western political elites want to do to Arabs and Muslims, but […]

Roundtable Discussion “The Global Crisis of Democracy: Religions, Nationalism, and Populism”

December 25, 2023

Date: Tuesday, 9th January 2024 Time: 11.00AM – 1.00PM Venue: Ibnu Taimiyyah Conference Room, Kulliyyah of Economics & Management Sciences, International Islamic University Malaysia, Jalan Gombak, Kuala Lumpur    Register at:   Presenter: Prof. Dr. Ahmet T. Kuru, Director […]

Roundtable Discussion on: Islam, Autoritarianisme dan Kemunduran Bangsa: Suatu Perbandingan Global dan Pensejarahan A translation of “Islam, Authoritarianism, and Underdevelopment: A Global and Historical Comparison” by Ahmet T. Kuru

December 25, 2023

Date: Monday, 8st January 2024 Time: 3.00PM – 5.00PM Venue: International Institute of Advanced Islamic Studies (IAIS) Malaysia, 59100 Kuala Lumpur   Register at:   Welcoming Speech: Professor Dr. Maszlee Malik, Chairman of IAIS Malaysia& Former Minister of Education […]

Reading Session on “Can Passive Secularism Be a Middle Ground Between Assertive Secularism and Islamism?” With Prof. Dr. Ahmet T. Kuru

December 25, 2023

Date: Saturday, 6st January 2024 Time: 5.00PM – 7.00PM Venue: Baitul Azizah, Presint 18, Putrajaya Bandar Filsafat   Presenter: Prof. Dr. Ahmet T. Kuru Director of Center for Islamic and Arabic Studies and Professor of Political Science, San Diego State […]

Foreword to The Unpublished Letters of Muhammad Asad

December 20, 2023

Ahmad Farouk Musa || 20th December 2023 For those familiar with The Message of the Qur’an, Muhammad Asad is a figure that requires no introduction. Born as Leopold Weiss, this Austrian Jew, after reverting to Islam, spent his younger days […]

In Our Thousands, In Our Millions, We Are All Palestinians, From The River To The Sea Palestine Will Be Free

November 19, 2023

By Fadhlullah Wilmot || 19 November 2023 To live in a world where the countries that claim to uphold the ‘rules-based order’ and its media claim to uphold free speech and objective journalism can countenance the ongoing genocide of the […]

Defeating Hamas Is a Challenge Israel Cannot Overcome

November 18, 2023

By Emir Hadzikadunic || 18 November 2023   Israel possesses a formidable military capability, but it has never been able to turn this capability into a lasting victory against Hezbollah or Hamas. In every engagement, Israel eventually withdraws, leaving behind […]

Complicity of the West in US-Israeli Genocide of the Palestinians in Gaza

November 2, 2023

Osman Softić || 2 Nov 2023 The most recent iteration of the “armed conflict” between Israel and Palestinians, although it is best described as genocide and carnage of Palestinian civilians of Gaza because of Israelis massacring thousands of women and […]

The Perennial Palestinian Question And The Most Protracted Middle East Conflict Acquires A New Dimension

October 11, 2023

Osman Softić || 11 October 2023   The Palestinians are the only people in the world whose legitimate resistance to brutal occupation, dehumanization and humiliation, are still wrongly presented as “terrorism” in global centers of political power in the democratic […]

Does New Delhi Fear A Renewal of the Khalistan Movement?

September 27, 2023

Osman Softić || 27 September 2023 The killing of Hardeep Singh Nijjar in Canada has sparked a diplomatic scandal between New Delhi and Ottawa. Could this case disrupt the strategic relations of the 5 Anglo-Saxon states, the famous “five eyes” […]

The Problem with Indexing Islam and the State of Islamicity: A Critique of the Islamicity Index

September 19, 2023

Ehsan Shahwahid || 19 September 2023 A Muslim is the being where Islam dwells in; and perhaps quite less so in other matters Islamic, nor in any measures of Islamicity. Recently, a global index study has surfaced that appears to […]

The Constitutional And Financial Crisis In Pakistan Are Only The Tip Of The Iceberg

September 12, 2023

Osman Softić || 12 September 2023   Pakistan is faced with multiple challenges of separatism and terrorism that threaten the disintegration of the only muslim nuclear power. The synergy of secular separatist rebels in balochistan with the Islamic militants of […]

Bedah Buku “The Prophet’s Pulpit: Commentaries on the State of Islam – Volume I” oleh Khaled Abou El Fadl Bersama Ahmad Muziru Idham

September 11, 2023

Tarikh: Sabtu, 7 Oktober 2023 Waktu: 5.00PM – 7.00PM Tempat: Baitul Azizah, Presint 18, Putrajaya Bandar Filsafat   Pendaftaran:   Islam merupakan sebuah ajaran yang sangat mementingkan soal moraliti dalam kehidupan. Peribadi Nabi Muhammad SAW sendiri adalah teladan yang […]

Response and Clarification on Hadith No. 8 From Al-Arba’in An-Nawawiyyah – The Book of Hadith Compiled by Imam An-Nawawi for the teaching in Malaysian public schools

September 8, 2023

Ahmad Farouk Musa & Haji Manan Razali || 7 Sept 2023 This issue has been discussed by many critiques—Muslim and non-Muslims alike—since it is an issue of national interest especially when it involves the education system in Malaysia. But before […]

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