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Khan is holder of three bachelor (honors) degrees in administration, management and strategic studies. Possess more than 35 years of experience on various managerial and administrative posts of private and public organizations. Contributes to Urdu and English periodicals regularly. Currently engaged as international coordinator in educational academy located in Frankfurt-Germany.

Why are born and new converts Muslims attracted by Jihadi communities and enter them?

By Zubair Khan According to media reports many youngsters who are Muslims by birth and youngsters who recently entered Islam are being attracted by views of Jihadi groups in the…

Pakistan world’s worst in religious freedom.

Source:US government commission via Wasim Ahmad. Washington: Expressing concern over the deteriorating religious freedom in Pakistan, including attacks on minorities like Hindus and Christians, an independent, bipartisan US government commission has…

Scotland and England are historical enemies

Source: Stratfor: Scotland and England are historical enemies. Their sense of competing nationhoods stretches back centuries, and their occupation of the same island has caused them to fight many wars.…

PIA suspends staff over flight delay after Rehman Malik video goes viral

Source: ET KARACHI: Two Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) employees were suspended on Tuesday after videos of former interior minister Rehman Malik and a Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) lawmaker being offloaded by fuming…

To Beat ISIS, the Arab World Must Promote Political and Religious Reforms

Source: The Daily Beast Last week’s counter-terrorism conference in Jeddah can be summed up in two words: lost opportunity. Why? None of the participants were representative of an independent, democratic…

Saudi Arabia’s chief export is Wahhabism

Source: Daily Beast. More than oil, Saudi Arabia’s chief export is Wahhabism, which it has promoted around the world through its embassies and mosques to eventually be cloned by jihadist…

Let’s Not Destroy ISIS

Source: The Daily Beast: Americans should support this mission against ISIS. One may well choose to do so warily, because, as I wrote in the wake of President Obama’s speech…

378 German Islamists who have headed to Syria

Source: The Local. The report from the Federal Office for the Protection of the Constitution, which has been seen by the Berliner Morgenpost, showed that of the 378 German Islamists…

Pakistan is not living up to China’s high expectations and is gripped with a death wish of its own making

Source: Indian Punchline. The fact of the matter is that: a) Pakistan is not living up to China’s high expectations and is gripped with a death wish of its own…

IS stands little chance of holding on to the swathes it has recently conquered

Source: Asia Times By Brian M Downing The four armed groups warring in Iraq – Islamic State (IS), the Kurdish peshmerga, the Iraqi army, and Sunni tribal levies – have…

Corps commanders meeting in the GHQ in Rawalpindi decided against a military takeover in Pakistan

Source: Indian Punchline The signs are that Sharif’s opponent Imran Khan got the message that no one wants an ‘Arab Spring’ in Pakistan and, furthermore, that a few thousand people…

His next target is none other than Russian President Vladimir Putin

Source: Asia Times And then, out of the blue, The Caliph doubled down, proclaiming to the whole world his next target is none other than Russian President Vladimir Putin. Was…

He claimed the mantle of a successor to the Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) as ISIS leader

Source: Asia Times Millions of words have been written about the rise, conquests, and savagery of the Islamic State (ISIS) in Iraq and Syria, and Boko Haram in Nigeria. Both…

Afghans Say Taliban Are Nearing Control of Key District

Source: NY Times KABUL, Afghanistan — Local Afghan officials say more than 200 police officers and soldiers have been killed during a fierce Taliban offensive in Helmand Province that has…

Islamic State expands influence to Egypt

Source: TOI CAIRO: Islamic State, fighting to redraw the map of the Middle East, has been coaching Egypt’s most dangerous militant group, complicating efforts to stabilize the biggest Arab nation.…

Why Muslims must challenge ISIS atrocities, propaganda

Source: CNN (CNN) — Last night, a video emerged of the execution of American journalist Steven Sotloff, at the hands of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi’s ISIS, the extreme jihadist group that…

Pope says he was no angel

Source: CNN By Rafael Romo, CNN Senior Latin American Affairs Editor (CNN) – It was a once-in-a-lifetime kind of opportunity: teenagers from five continents speaking directly with Pope Francis through…

But no return ticket : A Crazy Plan for Mars

Source: Spiegel. It might become the mother of all reality shows. Fully 704 candidates are soon to begin competing for a trip to Mars to establish a colony there. Broadcasting…

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