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 »
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.
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 »
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 »
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.
In His Name, the Most High Answering to questions on the Palestine issue and the Day of Quds, Shabbir Hassanally told Muslim Press that “Imam Khomeini through the establishment of the Day of Quds woke up the people of the world. He put the oppressors on notice that their tyranny will not go unanswered.” Below… Read more »
Shias in Pakistan targeted Over the past week, tens of thousands of people protested in a Pakistani town, demanding greater security after a couple of bombings rocked their area. Citizens of Parachinar staged a sit-in soon after two bombs went off on June 23, killing at least 75 and injuring more than 300 Pakistani Shias…. Read more »
The American intelligence and security services imprison people who seem to be problematic for Persian Gulf Arab rulers, a scholar says. American mercenaries “can do whatever they want at the behest [of the Arab monarchs to] deal with the problems that these [Persian] Gulf sheikhdoms like Saudi, like the Emirates and the others have,” Shabbir… Read more »
In His Name, the Most High Once more the month of Ramadhan is rapidly coming to a close, and before long, the blessed nights of Qadr will be upon us, and then as the month comes to a close, the final Friday of this blessed month, is always a particularly special day. Since the victory of… Read more »
Shabbir Hassanally, an activist and commentator, says the tragedy of Grenfell Tower happened due to the policies enacted by the UK government, adding that London has been “very weak” in dealing with this incident and it is not showing much “empathy” toward those affected. “One of the things that I was reading about earlier on was… Read more »
France’s Le Pen preying on nationalist sentiments – Activist
French far-right party leader Marine Le Pen has launched her election bid with the pledge of protecting France from quote Islamic fundamentalism, globalisation, and the EU. An activist and political commentator believes there is a chance that Le Pen becomes the French president given the rising tide of “Islamophobia, xenophobia, and pseudo-patriotism” which exists around the world… Read more »
Syria and Siffien – Thoughts on the Repetition of History
In His Name, the Most High Over the last couple of weeks, indeed since the illegal invasion and attack on Syria various rumours and games have been in play. When this subject is discussed, it needs to be done so with responsibility and all seriousness. The lives of countless are in the balance, as well… Read more »
Imam Hussein made eternal stand against tyranny: Activist
Millions of Muslims from across the world are marching toward the Iraqi holy city of Karbala to perform the rituals of Arba’een, one of the most revered religious occasions on the Islamic calendar. Arba’een marks 40 days since Ashura when Imam Hussein, the grandson of Prophet Muhammad, was martyred in the desert plains of Karbala along with his… Read more »
Mainstream media mouthpiece of global powers
Every year 20 million people gather in Iraq to rally from Najaf to Karbala to commemorate 40 days after martyrdom of Imam Hussein in Karbala (on Ashura); while the tradition has been going on for many years and if not the biggest, it is one of the biggest religious ceremonies on earth, Western mainstream media… Read more »
Islamophobia being promoted worldwide covertly: Activist
Press TV has conducted an interview with Shabbir Hassanally, an activist and Islamic scholar in London, about attackers ripping the hijab off a Muslim woman while picking up her children after school in London. The following is a rough transcription of the interview. Press TV: First of all what do you make of this recent… Read more »
The Debate: Who benefits from sowing division among Muslims?
In this edition of The Debate, Press TV conducts an interview with Shabbir R. Hassanally, an activist and Islamic scholar in London, and Lawrence J. Korb, a former US assistant secretary of defense from Washington, to discuss who benefits from sowing the seeds of division among Muslims. The Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution has warned… Read more »