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  • Treasures of Islam

    Violent extremist groups’ disdain of history — ‘idol worship’, as IS has termed it — is as gro­tesque as their rejection of the fact that Islam has always been interpreted and embraced through the lens of local cultures and experiences, making it diverse, resilient and relevant...

  • Kalash girl says she converted to Islam of her own volition

    PESHAWAR: The dispute over conversion to Islam of a Kalash girl was resolved on Friday when 14-year-old Reena recorded her statement before a judicial magistrate, saying she had converted out of her free will, according to a government official...

    On Thursday, the girl’s decision to embrace Islam sparked a clash between the Kalash tribe and members of the Muslim community in Chitral’s Bamburate Valley, forcing police to use teargas to...

  • Saudi crown prince promises 'a country of moderate Islam'

    Saudi Arabia's powerful Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on Tuesday vowed to restore “moderate, open” Islam in a kingdom known for its ultra-conservative rule...

    “We are returning to what we were before, a country of moderate Islam that is open to all religions and to the world,” he said at an economic forum in Riyadh...

  • Islam & the Bolshevik Revolution

    Even though Galiev was an atheist himself, he believed that Marxism and Islam could coexist, insisting that the CP use gradualism to educate the Muslim masses and slowly win them over to communism...

    Galiev’s demands for greater decentralisation and democracy within the Communist Party and greater sensitivity to Islam could have changed the attitude of millions of Muslims to the revolution, especially in Central Asia...

  • Islam and tribalism

    Above all, they are tribal societies that use Islam to rationalise and uphold archaic tribal values and laws...

    The trajectories that Muslim societies took after their conversion to Islam obviously differed, but two broad categories soon emerged...

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