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Nakba: Palestinian Exile That Never Ended

Nakba: Palestinian Exile That Never Ended

By Naveed Qazi The birth of a new nationalist movement, advocating creation of a Jewish state in the First Zionist Congress of 1897, resulted in exodus of about 750,000 Palestinians. With the creation of Israel, these Palestinians became refugees in what is known as the “Nakba”, Arabic word for catastrophe. This led to enmity between

Scenarios of Eschaton

Albrecht Durer’s painting of the “Horsemen of the Apocalypse” inspired by “The Book of Revelation” in the New Testament depicts an evil group which brings famine, death and war. The job narrated in traditions was to create havoc wherever they travel. Dante’s Inferno, the first part of the poem “Divine Comedy” depicts nine circles of

‘Marry Only One’, Qur’an Only Scripture To Say So

One among many fallacies being spread to denigrate Muslims is that “Islam is the only religion that encourages polygamy’ i.e. a man can marry more than one wife. While Islamophobes blame Qur’an for what they say ‘encouraging’ polygamy, feminists criticize it for not ‘extending the similar rights to women’. Are both these groups right in