Islamabad Long March Finale- ‘Same Difference’?

By Majed Iqbal- The recent unfolding Drama, a long March issuing an Ultimatum to the existing government, in the Capital of Pakistan, Islamabad, came to an end this Thursday. Thousands took to the streets and stayed for over 5 days and tolerated the freezing conditions at night to voice their issues. So now what from here. What […]

Indian Rape Case- Where is the Justice?

By Majed Iqbal- By now no one would have failed to have noticed the notorious rape case story that has been circulating the Media circuits for the last week. The extremely stressing story of a women being gang-raped by 6 men on a bus at 10 Pm at night in the Capital City of India, […]

9/11- Eleven Years on

September 11 2001, a date that is etched into everyone’s memories as a devastating day, that made people s jaws drop as they witnessed aeroplanes crash into twin towers, is now upon us again. What surfaced beyond September 11 2001, has seen bloodshed at unprecedented levels, with a new Political idea taking shape, that any nation has […]

Ummah Channel Appearance- “SYRIA- One year on”

I was invited onto the Debate Night Program on the UK Based Satellite Station, Ummah Channel to discuss the deteriorating Situation in Syria, one year on since the uprising started against the regime. Hosted by Mohamed Shafeeq, i was joined by Panelist Iqbal  Bhanna, a thinker, to debate the issues on the topic. My Key […]

Quran burning Protests highlight deteriorating support for US presence

By Majed Iqbal- Earlier this week reports broke out  of an incident of Quran Burning by a US Soldier in Afghanistan. The incident, not being the first, was met with mass protests in Afghanistan, spilling over next door in Pakistan as people finished Friday prayers and took to the streets. John Allen, the top commander of American […]

UMMAH CHANNEL APPEARANCE- Syria Uprising

I was invited onto the “Debate Night” show on Ummah Channel, a popular UK-based Islamic Satellite station to discuss the recent events in Syria. There have been reports of Syrian Ruler, Bashr Al-Assad attempting to portray the uprising as the work of ‘outside forces’ and ‘foreign Islamic Extremists’. The heavy-handedness of the regime has had […]

Qureshi Joins Tehreek-e-Insaaf- Breaking the “Status Quo”?

By Majed Iqbal- After much discussion in the Media and speculation in Media Circles about the future of the ‘gone rogue’ Former Pakistani Foreign Minster, Shah Mehmood Qureshi, it is now in the open that he has joined Imran Khan’s Tehreek-e-Insaaf (Justice) Party. A surprising move for a person of such a position in the […]