Imam Khamenei teaching (Photo courtesy of khamenei.ir)

Breaking the back of the Empire, and Migrating towards the Divine

In His Name, the Most High “O you who believe! Stand firmly for justice, as witnesses to God, even if against yourselves, or your parents, or your relatives. Whether one is rich or poor, God takes care of both. So do not follow your desires, lest you swerve [and avoid justice]; if you distort your… Read more »

A red and white rose on a back-drop of William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliette with the quote highlighted. (Image courtesy JenningsWire)

Bin Salman, The Family of Saud, Wahhabism. Nazism by Another Name?

In His Name, the Most High In fact, the reality of the situation is that Mr Bin Salman, with his adventures – failed though they might be – in Syria, Iraq and Yemen, as well as in Bahrain and Eastern Occupied Arabia, bears a striking resemblance to Adolf Hitler and the Nazi Movement.  If we… Read more »

Samantha Power delivering a speech to AIPAC0 (File Photo)

Samantha Power and the case of the Duplicitous Tweet

In His Name, the Most High Five days ago, on November 14, 2017, the former US Ambassador to the United Nations, one Samantha Power, said something in a tweet that while on the surface was sentiment that was long overdue, but given who was saying it and how much said person contributed to the carnage,… Read more »

Pax-Americana

Capitulation and the death of Colonialism

In His Name, the Most High The United States is an Entity built on Theft, Oppression and Genocide “We narrate to you from the history of Moses and Pharaoh—in truth—for people who believe. Pharaoh exalted himself in the land and divided its people into factions. He persecuted a group of them, slaughtering their sons while… Read more »

Saudi prince's definition of moderate Islam

Saudi prince’s definition of moderate Islam

In an interview with the Guardian, the Saudi crown prince has pledged to return the kingdom to moderate Islam.  Prince Mohammed’s use of the term ‘moderate Islam’ implies that the Saudi royals’ Wahhabi ideology is an extreme and untrue version of the religion. And for decades Saudi officials have been spending their petrodollars on propagating… Read more »

Newly arrived Rohingya refugees scuffle for relief supplies at Kutupalong camp in the Bangladeshi locality of Ukhia on September 9, 2017. (Photo by AFP)

Terrorist Suu Kyi complicit in massacre of Muslims

The Myanmar government’s bloody crackdown on the Rohingya Muslim community has sparked outrage across the globe. Hundreds of thousands of Rohingyas, who are denied citizenship and have suffered years of persecution in the Buddhist-majority state, have been forced to flee the country in the wake of a massive brutal crackdown by the government which the UN… Read more »

Rohingya Muslims crisis in Myanmar (Burma)

Rohingya Muslims Crisis

In this episode of The Debate, Press TV has conducted an interview with Gearóid Ó Colmáin, a journalist and political commentator from Paris, and Shabbir Hassanally, an Islamic scholar from Leicester City, to discuss the plight of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar.

The Need for Unity

Iran urges Muslim unity, calls for collective move to help Palestinians

Millions of Muslims from around the world gather in the holy city of Mecca for the Hajj pilgrimage as the season for the huge religious ceremony arrives. This year’s Hajj rituals have once again highlighted the need for unity in the Islamic world which is suffering from a years-long discord which has cost it thousands… Read more »

US, Israel after demonizing Islamic world

The leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has issued a message on the occasion of the Muslim Hajj pilgrimage season, calling on the Muslim nations to create unity and prevent ethnic and religious conflicts. Ayatollah Khamenei has also warned the Islamic world about the treachery of the Zionism, urging Muslims to be… Read more »

The Plight of Muslims

In this episode of The Debate, Press TV has conducted an interview with Kevin Barrett, an author and Middle East expert from Madison, and Shabbir Hassanally, an activist and Islamic scholar in London, to discuss Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Sayyed Ali Khamenei’s message on the occasion of the Muslim Hajj pilgrimage season.

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  • Iran’s politics polarized but full of dignity: Activist

    Shabbir Hassanally, an activist and Middle East expert, says Iran’s presidential hopefuls have differences on various issues but they respect dignity based on the framework of the Islamic Republic. “Iran is proving yet again that it is a country that is sophisticated and honorable and strong and while it has polarized opinion here and there,… Read more »

  • Saudi Arabia imitating Israeli tactics against dissidents: Scholar

    Shabbir Hassanally, an activist and Islamic scholar, says Saudi Arabia is imitating Israeli tactics against those who ask for their rights. “Saudi Arabia seems to have this fetish for going after people who ask for any sort of rights,” Hassanally said in an interview with Press TV on Wednesday, adding that “the Saudi entity is operating… Read more »

  • Sheikh Qassim’s prosecution big Al-Khalifah mistake: Expert

    Shabbir Hassanally, an activist and Middle East expert, believes the prosecution of top Bahraini Shia cleric, Sheikh Isa Qassim, is “strategically a very big mistake,” adding that Saudi Arabia is aware that such a move will create problems in Bahrain, otherwise Riyadh would not have sent forces “to come and try to maintain law and order” in the tiny… Read more »

  • The “Saudi Islamic Army” is the same as DAESH, but in a Suit

    In His Name, the Most High I recently had the honour of giving an interview to the Quds Online Magazine in Iran, this was subsequently translated into Farsi and featured on the front page of their “Bayt ol-Moqaddas” Magazine. The article (translated into Farsi) was published on page 5 of the magazine: High-quality PDF images… Read more »

  • The Necessity of Truth

    I swear by the time, Most surely man is in loss, Except those who believe and do good, and enjoin on each other truth, and enjoin on each other patience. Quran, Surah al-Asr (The Time) (103), Verses 1-3 The truth is something very important, and it should always be adhered to – if a mistake… Read more »

  • Is Iran’s election democratic? Let’s find out …

    Is the Iranian presidential election a free election? How much does the will of people count in the election process? Are Iranian people willing to take part in the elections? Does the Supreme Leader decide who the next President will be? Why is there a vetting process? By Shabbir R Hassanally I am leaving among… Read more »