Israel vs. the United Nations: The Nikki Haley Doctrine

Israel vs. the United Nations: The Nikki Haley Doctrine

The United States Ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, seems to be championing a single cause: Israel. When Haley speaks about Israel, her language is not merely emotive nor tailored to fit the need of a specific occasion. Rather, her words are resolute, consistent and are matched by a clear plan of action. Along […]

Gulf Crisis: Way Forward for Pakistan

Gulf Crisis: Way Forward for Pakistan

  By Umar Khalid Dar Pakistan has always enjoyed cordial relations with countries in the Gulf. The country has helped the brotherly countries in developing their defense capabilities. But the Gulf countries have not shown any favors to Pakistan when compared with India. Pakistan always expected that Gulf countries should help Pakistan in her Kashmir […]

Eid Pledge: Let’s Try to be a Compassionate Society

Eid Pledge: Let’s Try to be a Compassionate Society

As we approach the end of the Holy month of Ramadan and as Eid al Fitr- the auspicious day to commemorate the Holy month- is about to descend upon us, it might be time to stock take and review ourselves. The leitmotif that defines and runs through Ramadan is self denial, selflessness and devotion to […]

International Quds Day

International Quds Day

By Javeed Ali International Quds Day is an important day for humanity. It is the day to express our solidarity with the oppressed people and demonstrate resentment against the oppressors. It is the day which breaks the back of Zionist forces and their allies. It is the day of persecuted ones against the tyrants. It […]

The Prophetic Message and the Hypocrisy of Our Generation

The Prophetic Message and the Hypocrisy of Our Generation

By Tawqeer Nasir When the beloved Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) publicly announced his arrival as a prophet for the first time and replenished the Abrahamic faith, the message attracted a few people irrespective of their stature, creed, color or gender. That is the reason we find Bilal’s (RA) journey from a slave to a person revered […]

Micro-Financing: A Social Tool for Development

Micro-Financing: A Social Tool for Development

Farah F. Shah Microfinance can broadly be defined as financial services provided to entrepreneurs and small businesses that lack access to such services or do not generally qualify for such services (bank loans). In present day era, microfinance can be associated with the Grameen Bank of Bangladesh. Mohammad Yunus of Bangladesh was the trailblazer of […]

Women in Islam: Some Crucial Issues-Response to Syed Suhail Yaqoob’s “Islam and Women: Misconceptions and Misperceptions”

Women in Islam: Some Crucial Issues-Response to Syed Suhail Yaqoob’s “Islam and Women: Misconceptions and Misperceptions”

Owais Manzoor Dar This is in response to the article “Islam and Women: Misconceptions and Misperceptions” published on 13th June 2017 in Kashmir Reader by Syed Suhail Yaqoob. I appreciate the worthy author for such an insightful write-up, and also appreciate the endeavors of KR for giving voice to the younger generation, and to the […]

Medical (Un)Ethics: Undermining the Hippocratic Oath?

Medical (Un)Ethics: Undermining the Hippocratic Oath?

By Mashooq Yousuf Malik Days before, I overheard a conversation of a group of girls at my university campus. One of them complained to others “doctors these days fail to diagnose even the palpable of ailments, yet provide prescriptions.” Being a sacrosanct profession, the profession of a doctor distinguishes its successors as a noble one. […]

Kashmir: A Hell in Heaven

Kashmir: A Hell in Heaven

The tragedy for the Kashmiri people started when the British after winning the Anglo-Sikh war of 1846 decided to sell the valley of Kashmir to Hindu Raja Gulab Singh of Jammu for mere 7.5 million Nanak Shahi rupees

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