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Silencing Dissent By Zahid Hussain: New Age Islam's Selection, 13 December 2017

A Chronicle of Surrender and Appeasement

By Abdul Basit

Between Policy and Practice

By Salman Ahmad

Trumpian Clarity

By Mahir Ali

Is Trump’s Jerusalem Move Legal?

By Imran Jan

Remembering Peshawar School Attack

By Sajjad Shaukat

Strategic Competition in Afghanistan

By Yasir Malik

Jim Mattis: Not As ‘Mad Dog’

By Iqbal Khan

Compiled By New Age Islam Edit Bureau


Liberals Are Dangerous By S. Akbar Zaidi: New Age Islam's Selection, 12 December 2017

Beyond The Jerusalem Move

By Abdul Sattar

A Sorry State...

By Babar Ayaz

Trump Defies World Opinion On Jerusalem

By Shahid M Amin

Where the Onus Lies

By Faryal Leghari

A Silent Majority

By Iftekhar A Khan

Watch Nepal, Pakistan Is Passé

By Jawed Naqvi

Compiled By New Age Islam Edit Bureau


Weight of the Moderates By Asha’ar Rehman: New Age Islam's Selection, 08 December 2017

Jirga Violence and Punitive Justice

By Marria Qibtia

IMA Can Succeed If

By M Fazal Elahi

China’s Foothold In Central Asia

By Dost Muhammad Barrech

It Wasn’t English

By Zubeida Mustafa

Compiled By New Age Islam Edit Bureau


The Era of Mobocracy By Hussain H Zaidi: New Age Islam's Selection, 06 December 2017

Saudi Arabia in Transition

By Amanat Ali Chaudhry

Pakistan In The Chinese Orbit

By Shahid Javed Burki

How to Fix the System

By Atta-Ur-Rahman

From Bhutto to Bilawal

By Zahid Hussain

Syrian Refugees Trapped in a No Man’s Land

By Sara Kayyali

Payback in Yemen

By Mahir Ali

Pills That Kill

By Rafia Zakaria

Egypt Is Mourning

By Shrouq Tariq

Compiled By New Age Islam Edit Bureau


Jirga Violence and Punitive Justice by Marria Qibtia S Nagra: New Age Islam's Selection, 04 December 2017

Discarding Terrorists’ Narrative

By Dr Muhammad Khan

A Wrecked Ship

Shahzad Chaudhry

Fencing the Tribal Areas

By Ghulam Qadir Khan

Moving To the Right

By Umair Javed

A Right Conciliation

By Muhammad Usman

Compiled By New Age Islam Edit Bureau


Allied Against Terrorism By Dr Zafar Nawaz Jaspal: New Age Islam's Selection, 30 November 2017

Myanmar Is Not A Simple Morality Tale

By Roger Cohen

The Surrender at Faizabad

By Mosharraf Zaidi

Political Paralysis — More To Come

By Rasul Bakhsh Rais

Eluding Definition

By Owen Bennett-Jones

The Week That Nothing Happened

By Chris Cork

Strategic Pivot of Pakistan-US Relationship

By Muhammad Ali Ehsan

CPEC: Moving Forward, New Threats

By Tariq Khalil

BCIM Corridor Vs CPEC

By Reema Shaukat

Compiled By New Age Islam Edit Bureau


Pakistan and the Hijacking of Islam By Busharat Elahi Jamil: New Age Islam's Selection, 21 November 2017

Why Are They So Angry?

By Mosharraf Zaidi

Ending Child Marriage in Pakistan

By Arshad Mahmood

Trouble In Paradise

By Ozer Khalid

Taming Politics

By Dr Niaz Murtaza

Transitioning Into Nowhere

By Khayyam Mushir

Compiled By New Age Islam Edit Bureau


The Desert Storm and the Ideological Shift by Faraz Ahmed: New Age Islam's Selection, 20 November 2017

Getting To Bangladesh

By Zaigham Khan

Lethal Weapons

By Syed Talat Hussain

No Space For Equality

By Irshad Ahmad

Pakistan’s ‘Middle-Class’ Future

By Umair Javed

Tackling The Misinformation Ecosystem

By M Ziauddin

The Ticking Population Bomb

By Hasaan Khawar

Compiled By New Age Islam Edit Bureau


Zionist Agenda To ‘Denuclearise’ Pakistan By Sajjad Shaukat: New Age Islam's Selection, 15 November 2017

Towards Self-Determination

By Muneeb Qadir

Bridging Pak-US Perceptional Gaps

By Iqbal Khan

Conflicts And Peace

By Abdul Sattar

The Muddle Of Modernity

By Asad Khan Gandapur

Health Crisis In Yemen, Myanmar

By Muhammad Hamid Zaman

Imperial Democracy

By Nadeem Ul Haque

SCO Membership: Success With Liabilities

By Baber Ali Bhatti

The Detained PM Of Lebanon?

By David Ignatius

Compiled By New Age Islam Edit Bureau


Power Struggle in the Kingdom By Khalid Bhatti: New Age Islam's Selection, 10 November 2017

A Rudderless Ship

By Rasul Bakhsh Rais

Human Rights Review

By Reema Omer

Pre-Poll Routine

By Asha’ar Rehman


Zubeida Mustafa

Can Rahul Stop The Modi Juggernaut?

By Aijaz Zaka Syed

The Pathways of Change

By Amir Hussain

After The New York Attack

By Ted Rall

No, Things Are Not Falling Apart

By Chris Cork

Compiled By New Age Islam Edit Bureau


Remembering Dina: New Age Islam’s Selection 07-11-2017

Of victims and perpetrators

By Anita Turab

Compiled by New Age Islam Edit Bureau


Cost of Ignoring Afghanistan’s Ground Realities: New Age Islam’s Selection 06-11-2017

Pakistan’s Afghan problem

By Dr Hasan Askari Rizvi

Compiled by New Age Islam Edit Bureau


Of human security: New Age Islam’s Selection 04-11-2017

Democratising our democracy

By Syed Anwar Mahmood

Balfour and beyond

By Irfan Husain

Building on Tillerson’s visit

By David M Hale

Compiled by New Age Islam Edit Bureau


Pitfalls of mainstreaming: New Age Islam's Selection, November 2, 2017

War by other means

By Ihtasham Ul Haque

Trump on the wrong side of history

By Mirza Aslam Beg

Future as freedom

By Syed Sikander Mehdi

Compiled by New Age Islam Edit Bureau

Time to Denuclearise The World
New Age Islam Edit Bureau

Time to Denuclearise The World

BLF intimidating local media

By Reema Shaukat

Harassing women

By Bina Shah

Sacked through SOC

By Kamal Siddiqi

Nine days that shook imperialism

By Fawad Hasan

A momentary lapse of reason?

By Khayyam Mushir

Who’ll build Kalabagh Dam?

By M Zahid Rifat

The boy and the country

By Jawed Naqvi

Compiled by New Age Islam Edit Bureau


Pink Rays of Light By Abbas Nasir: New Age Islam's Selection, 28 October 2017

Missing Restraint

By Irfan Husain

Democracy and the People

By Amir Hussain

Morale Della Storia

By Dr Haider Mehdi

500 Years of Reformation

By Dr Mubarak Ali

The Demise Of Multilateralism

By Syed Mohammad Ali

Compiled By New Age Islam Edit Bureau


Fraught Relations By Huma Yusuf: New Age Islam's Selection, 23 October 2017

Trashy Tales

By Hajrah Mumtaz

New Transparency Regime in Pakistan

By Muhammad Anwar

Fortifying Pakistan’s Future

By Joanna Reid

New Leader on Foreign Aid Front

By M Ziauddin

Ah, the National Narrative

By Syed Talat Hussain

The Options for Nawaz Sharif?

By Dr Hasan Askari Rizvi

The Sheikhs of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

By Zaigham Khan

Compiled By New Age Islam Edit Bureau


Militants Going Mainstream In Pakistan By Akbar Jan Marwat: New Age Islam's Selection, 14 October 2017

Return to Chautauqua

By Akbar Ahmed

Accountability within the Judiciary

By Basil Nabi Malik

Even You, Brutus?

By Dr Haider Mehdi

Diametric Change in Pak-US Ties

By Muhammad Usman

Time to Ratify the CTBT

By Rizwan Asghar

Ghosts from Vietnam

By Irfan Husain

A Never Ending War

By M Ziauddin

Compiled By New Age Islam Edit Bureau


It’s A Girl! By Hafsah Sarfraz: New Age Islam's Selection, 12 October 2017

Pakistan’s Path to Sanity

By Talat Masood

A Frustrated Establishment

By Obed Pasha

Where Are We Heading?

By Imtiaz Alam

Our Perception Problem

By Raja Omer Shabbir

A ‘White Mutiny’ In Store

By Zulfiquar Rao

The Crisis Of Pakistani Democracy

By Rasul Bakhsh Rais

Another Trump Blunder

By Harlan Ullman

Compiled By New Age Islam Edit Bureau


Will Pakistan See A Military Coup Before The Next Elections? By Talha Afzal: New Age Islam's Selection, 10 October 2017

Afghanistan: The Longest War

By Sonali Kolhatkar

An Open Debate

By Amir Hussain

The Penalty Of Death

By Zainab Malik

Emerging World Order With Chinese

By Ghazanfar Ali Garewal

Who Is Listening?

By Ashraf Jehangir Qazi

Preparing for Ghani’s Visit

Mosharraf Zaidi

Trump’s Generals Want Escalation Not Solution!

By Mohammad Ali Baig

Compiled By New Age Islam Edit Bureau


Discovering Islam in Trump’s America By Farhan Shah: New Age Islam's Selection, 05 October 2017

Safe Workplaces for Women in Pakistan

By Roshaneh Zafar

Homage To Catatonia

By Chris Cork

Afghanistan War: Some Glaring Misperceptions

By Touqir Hussain

Islamabad-Kabul In Retrospect

By Reema Shaukat

Improving Governance

By Amna Ejaz Rafi

Compiled By New Age Islam Edit Bureau


Pakistan: Eroding Democratic Values By Zahid Hussain: New Age Islam's Selection, 04 October 2017

This Is How Rohingyas’ Plight Goes On

By Shazia Mehboob

Afghanistan: New Security Dilemma

By Dr Muhammad Khan

The Mainstreaming Debate

By Zaigham Khan

Mesut Kacmaz

By Rasul Bakhsh Rais

Urge For Going

By Mahir Ali

Brave New World

By Asad Rahim Khan

Trump At The UN

By Shahid Javed Burki

Books As Guides

By Dr A Q Khan

Compiled By New Age Islam Edit Bureau


Gender Unit By Zubeida Mustafa: New Age Islam's Selection, 29 September 2017

CPEC’s Daunting Tasks

By Moonis Ahmar

Revisiting Extremism

By Anjum Altaf

An Election For Sure

By Asha’ar Rehman

Trump’s Verbal Ruckus at the UN

By Muhammad Omar Iftikhar

Lahore’s Shahbaz Growth Rate

By Dr Pervez Tahir

The Rise of the Right

By Khalid Bhatti

Compiled By New Age Islam Edit Bureau


Pakistan: Extreme Right’s Electoral Ambitions By Umair Rasheed: New Age Islam's Selection, 28 September 2017

Blasphemy Laws of Pakistan: A Stellar Judgment

By Israr A Kasana

Have Civilians Only Got The Second Fiddle To Play?

By Zulfiquar Rao

Mashal Khan’s Father Has Been Eloquent In Voicing His Fears

By Kamila Hyat

Radicalising The Mainstream?

By Talimand Khan

Politics of Religious Animosity

By Imtiaz Alam

Elections And Democracy

By Rasul Bakhsh Rais

To Totally Destroy North Korea

By Harlan Ullman

Compiled By New Age Islam Edit Bureau


When Will Pakistan Open Up To The World? By Qamar Cheema: New Age Islam's Selection, 27 September 2017

Culturally Corrupt, Morally Malicious

By Munir Ahmed

Political Stability Is A Prerequisite

By Foqia Sadiq Khan

Notes to a Modern-Day Political ‘Princess’

By Dr Haider Mehdi

Charging Into The Graveyard Of Empires

By Akbar Ahmed / Col Lawrence Wilkerson

Thank You, Theresa May!

By Wajid Shamsul Hasan

Compiled By New Age Islam Edit Bureau

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  • The pejorative meaning is very much in the minds of people. Look at Yunus Sb’s example to illustrate the correct interpretation of 98:1 and 98:6. ...
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    ( By Ghulam Mohiyuddin )
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    ( By Ghulam Ghaus Siddiqi غلام غوث الصديقي )
  • Shaheen sab, Nobody in Islam has authority to ban any words, but at least we can stop using pejorative and offensive words, we can say ...
    ( By Ghulam Mohiyuddin )
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    ( By Ghulam Ghaus Siddiqi )
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    ( By Naseer Ahmed )
  • Mohammad Yunus Saheb sent me the following comment and asked me to post it only if I agreed with the view. I do. In favt ...
    ( By Sultan Shahin )
  • Dear Ghulam Mohiyuddin Saheb, "Nigger" was not a central theme of Bible. Similarly, "acchut" was not the central theme of Vedas or Upanishads. Also, these ...
    ( By Sultan Shahin )
  • Ghulam Mohiyuddin sahib, You say, “We have to tell him how abhorrent these terms are and that we must stop using them.” You consider these terms abhorrent, ...
    ( By Ghulam Ghaus Siddiqi غلام غوث الصديقي )
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    ( By Ghulam Mohiyuddin )
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    ( By Sultan Shahin )
  • Dear Mohammad Yunus Saheb, you have said: “I find the whole discussion about kufr/ kafir a blatant digression from the myriad of issues confronting Islam ...
    ( By Sultan Shahin )
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    ( By Kumari Alpna Pathak )
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    ( By Naseer Ahmed )
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    ( By Ghulam Mohiyuddin )
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  • I thought I had reached some clarity in this debate, but it seems Yunus Saheb is not very happy with my understanding of his position. ...
    ( By Sultan Shahin )
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    ( By Ghulam Ghaus Siddiqi غلام غوث الصديقي )
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    ( By Ghulam Ghaus Siddiqi غلام غوث الصديقي )