On the Caliphate question (pt1)

I was interviewed last month by a couple of BBC journalists eager to elicit my views apropos of the Caliphate ruling system. It was a hot summer’s day in late Ramadan and I’d only just recently stumbled  out of bed. In addition I wasn’t sure just how open I really wanted to be with the BBC…

Hamas targets civilians but Israel doesn’t….really?

I originally posted the below [slightly amended] on Twitter a couple of weeks ago via the Justpaste.it site: —————————————————————————————————————————– Just a quick comment about the fatuous, no make that nauseous, claim that Israel doesn’t target civilians as a matter of policy. Policy is not judged by a document stored in a filing cabinet of the…

From Deir Yassin to Gaza city – the incarnadine reality of Zionism.

Unlike most others in the Muslim blogosphere I have refrained from commenting too much on the unfolding massacre in Gaza. I attended last Saturday’s protest rally but as a good friend and co-protestor mentioned to me – and as I was acutely aware at the time – it was highly unlikely to have even the…