"Hello?... Mr...? Mr....?" A foreign voice called "Erh... Where am I?!" Frank, an American English teacher said while lying on the floor "You are in Al Salman!" “Where’s that?!” “In Iraq!” "OH MY GOD! ARE YOU SERIOUS?! How did I end up in Iraq?!" Frank sat up suddenly and looking around to find himself… Continue reading The American Hostage
For better or for worse, it is nothing new for people to rise up against their governments and on occasion try to overthrow them. This has occurred on many occasions all over the world such as during the French Revolution, the Russian Revolution, the freedom movement in the US during the 1960s, the war in… Continue reading Q47: Why do Muslims try to overthrow their leaders?
Some people seem to think that many Muslims are not patriotic towards non-Muslim countries that they are living in and /or are anti national. Part of the reason for this may be because many people think that Muslims seek refuge in Western countries that help them more than Muslim countries and /or because they do… Continue reading Q27: Why are Muslims not patriotic towards the non-Muslim countries that they are living in?
Many people seem to think that only Western countries are doing anything about refugee crises around the world while Arab and Muslim countries do little or nothing to resolve the problems and /or take up any responsibility for them. However, here are some things to think about: Firstly, people do not like to be driven… Continue reading Q25: Why do Muslims depend on Western countries for refuge and to solve their problems rather than helping each other?
Every year, there is extensive media coverage of the events on the "Day of Ashura" at Karbala in Iraq, which thousands of Shia pilgrims visit from around the world. But what is the story behind the "Day of Ashura" and why is it important? It might surprise you to know that the day has religious… Continue reading The Day of Ashura