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Awkward neutrality: The Muslim World and Russia’s war in Ukraine – Part III

April 17, 2023

Emir Hadikadunic || 17 April 2023   Why Question Leaders in the West may be puzzled as to why so many Muslim-majority states are reluctant to embrace their narrative about the Russian invasion of Ukraine. The fact that some of […]

Awkward neutrality: The Muslim World and Russia’s war in Ukraine – Part II

April 13, 2023

Emir Hadikadunic || 13 April 2023   Other assertive foreign policy paradigms, models and vision The Muslim world’s approach to the invasion is symptomatic of their wider stance: A readiness to establish political, economic, or security partnerships with multiple players […]

Awkward neutrality: The Muslim World and Russia’s war in Ukraine – Part I

April 10, 2023

Emir Hadikadunic || 10 April 2023   Abstract  After over a year of war in Ukraine, some 50 Muslim-majority states from Morocco to Indonesia have revealed new foreign policy trends, raising important questions about the prevailing international order and the […]

Is the US Supporting Myanmar’s Democratic Resistance or Failing to Walk the Talk?

April 8, 2023

In its Summit for Democracy 2023 speech, US President Joe Biden praised ‘the bravery of Ukrainians’, but failed to even mention about Myanmar’s democratic resistance. It shows the US pursues its core interests, not values.   London: On March 30, […]

Reconciling Saudi Arabia and Iran : The Significance of The China Effort

April 4, 2023

Chandra Muzaffar | 4 April 2023 It would be wrong to view the restoration of relations between Saudi Arabia and Iran as something that happened suddenly. Since the Iranian Revolution of 1979, ties between the two important Muslim neighbours have […]

Saudi-Iranian Rapprochements Are Not New: Here’s a History

April 3, 2023

Emir Hadzikadunic || 3 April 2023 In February 2008, late Saudi King Abdullah delivered a strong warning indicating that Riyadh would suspend its relations with Tehran. A leaked cable from the US Embassy asserted that Abdullah also urged a US […]

Blurb to the Malay Translation of Islam, Authoritarianism, and Underdevelopment: A Global and Historical Comparison

March 29, 2023

Walid Fekry Faris || 29 March 2023 The discussion about the underdevelopment of the Muslim world has been active since almost 200 years with the coming of the colonial powers to parts of the Muslim world. Unfortunately it was confined […]

Preface to the Malay Translation of Islam, Authoritarianism, and Underdevelopment: A Global and Historical Comparison.

March 29, 2023

Ahmet T. Kuru || 29 March 2023 Readers in Malaysia have shown substantial interest to the English original of this book in the last three years. I have seen that in social media and in two major webinars organized in […]

Kata Pengantar Edisi Terjemahan Bahasa Melayu “Islam, Autoritarianisme, dan Kemunduran: Suatu Perbandingan Global dan Pensejarahan.”

March 29, 2023

Ahmet T. Kuru || 29 Mac 2023 Para pembaca di Malaysia menunjukkan minat yang tinggi terhadap buku asal berbahasa Inggeris ini semenjak tiga tahun yang lalu. Perkara tersebut telah saya cerap di media sosial dan dalam dua webinar utama yang […]


March 17, 2023

Tarikh: Ahad, 2 April 2023 Waktu: 530PM-930PM Tempat: Baitul Azīzah, Presint 18, Putrajaya Bandar Filsafat   PENDAFTARAN:   Surah al-Insyiqāq  adalah surat ke-84 dalam al-Qurān. Ia terdiri daripada 25 ayat dan termasuk dalam golongan surah-surah Makkiyah. Al-Insyiqāq ertinya terpisah […]

Reading Session on “Tema-tema Agung Al-Qur’ān” Terjemahan “Major Themes of the Qur’ān” by Fazlur Rahman With Ahmad Muziru Idham

March 5, 2023

Tarikh: Sabtu, 11 Mac 2023 Waktu: 2.00PM – 4.00PM Tempat: Baitul Azizah, Presint 18, Putrajaya Bandar Filsafat   PENDAFTARAN:   Fazlur Rahman (1919-1988) adalah ahli hukum dan intelektual Islam yang terkenal. Fikrahnya dapat dirumuskan dalam perjuangan menegakkan nilai etika dan […]

Bagaimana Membaca Turāth di Masa Kini? Memahami Tafsiran Terdalam Samudera al-Qur’ān

March 3, 2023

Mohd Syazreen Abdulllah || 3 Mac 2023  Turāth (tradisi) harus mentakrif zaman. Tentang zaman yang dilalui oleh seseorang. Bukan sekadar pembaca, ia mesti menjadi seorang yang berfikir dan menterjemahkan tafsirannya ke dalam zaman tersebut.  Turāth bukan lagi tentang peristiwa masa […]

Prakata Penterjemah “Major Themes of the Qur’an” oleh Fazlur Rahman

March 1, 2023

Ahmad Muziru Idham Adnan || 1 Mac 2023 Kesarjanaan Fazlur Rahman (1919-1988) dalam wacana keIslaman adalah tidak asing lagi sehingga beliau tergolong sebagai antara tokoh reformis Islam berpengaruh abad ke-20. Sekiranya Jamaluddin al-Afghani (1838-1897), Muhammad Abduh (1849-1905) dan Rashid Rida […]

The Night Journey (Al-Isra’ wal-Mi’raj)

February 18, 2023

By ‘Allāmah Muhammad Asad || 18 Februrary 2023   THE PROPHET’S “Night Journey” (Isra’) from Mecca to Jerusalem and his subsequent “Ascension” (Mi’raj) to heaven are, in reality, two stages of one mystic experience, dating almost exactly one year before […]

Uraian buku Tema-tema Agung Al-Qur’ān terjemahan Major Themes of the Qur’ān oleh Fazlur Rahman.

February 14, 2023

Ustaz Ali Muda || 14 Februari 2023 Fazlur Rahman (1919-1988) adalah ahli hukum dan intelektual Islam yang terkenal. Beliau dilahirkan pada 21 September 1919 di Hazara, daerah yang terletak di barat laut Pakistan. Fazlur Rahman Malak terlingkung dalam keluarga Muslim […]

Lift Sanctions Against Syria to Lessen Sufferings of the People Caused by the Earthquake

February 12, 2023

Chandra Muzaffar || Feb 12, 2023   The International Movement for a Just World (JUST) urges the American, British, Australian, Canadian, Swiss and some European Union and Arab League governments to lift the unjust, immoral sanctions against Syria in order […]

“If I survive, I will tell what it was like. I paint.” : The moral and intellectual disconnect between the memories of Shoah or Nazi Genocide of Jewish People, and today’s Jewish State

February 6, 2023

Maung Zarni || 6 Februrary 2023   A New York Times obituary of a Czech Jewish survivor  of four SS-run camps including Auschwitz. Over the last 20 years since my German friend took me on a visit to Dachau, the very […]

Implications of the Madani Islam, Ketuanan Islam and Institutional Islam in Malaysia

January 31, 2023

Prof Dr. Mohd Tajuddin Mohd Rasdi || 31th January 2023 In this article, I will explain what I know, understand and fear from the the three approaches to Islam in Malaysia that competes against each other for the Malay Muslim […]


January 4, 2023

Chandra Muzaffar || Jan 5, 2023   The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) voted last week to refer Israel to the International Court of Justice (World Court) for its on-going violation of the right of the Palestinian people to self-determination […]

Blurb for “The Unpublished Letters of Muhammad Asad”

December 21, 2022

By Abdar Rahman Koya & Ahmad Farouk Musa Muhammad Asad was arguably one of the 20th century’s greatest Muslim thinkers from the West. However, those who have followed his career through his books and writings know that no contemporaneous Muslim […]

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