VIDEO- Western Attack on Syria? – Ummah Channel Show

On the eve of UK Parliamentary discussions on a possible attack on Syria, i was invited to Ummah Channel to discuss the future of Syria and what consequences an invasion will mean for Syrians. Discussions also centred around surrounding Arab regimes failure to respond over the last  years as well as in recent days when […]

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 […]

UMMAH CHANNEL Appearance on the “Debate Night” Show- Western Intervention in Libya

On Wednesday 6th April, i was invited to participate on the BIG Debate Show on the UK based satellite Station, Ummah Channel. The topic of focus was the “Arab Spring and Libya – was military action right”. Questions that have arisen in the media, political circles and amongst the masses in the Muslim World are […]

Tear Gas, Tyrants & Foreign Trade

By Hamid Chaudry–  As the grass roots revolution spreads across the entire Middle East, it is with a mixture of disgust, incredulity and jaw dropping aghast watching the bare-faced hypocrisy of western politicians, as they jockey for position in a new era for the Middle East and Arab lands. While not all of us are […]

COMMENT: America’s Fear–The Will of the People

By Hamid Chaudry- The unfolding story of Egypt will run for a while longer…..perhaps even another thirty years.  While we can only guess at which path the country will take in the near term, this is undoubtedly an historic event for this generation. It is one of those events that will define the shape of […]

POEM- TAHRIR

By Poet 786 I am not a square but a revolution I am the pure air eradicating pollution I do not smell of your hypocrisy I breathe Islam not demoncracy My forefathers named me “Liberation” Do not call me “Freedom”! I am not up for manipulation I have my own interpretation I am not a […]

Vying for Power in the New ‘Middle East’ Order

By Hamid Chaudry (NEW Blog Contributor)- The scenes from Egypt and the Middle East are unfolding before our very eyes, almost too fast to scribe. These momentous events will do more to shape the future of not only the Middle East, but also global politics, consigning the previous despotic thirty year rule to a postscript […]

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW- The Ex-American soldier on the Gaza Flotilla

By Majed Iqbal- This year in May, the world witnessed the attack on the Flotilla peace convoy to Gaza by Israeli forces where nine people were killed on board. Whilst commentators described this as a an act of International piracy, three months on, Israel continues to deny cooperation with a UN investigation into the Israeli […]

BLAIR- “I would still have thought it right to remove him even if there were no WMD’s”

By Majed Iqbal- In the midst of the Chilcot Enquiry, set up to investigate the run up to the Iraq war invasion in 2003, Former Prime Minister, Tony Blair has landed himself into controversy after admitting he would have invaded Iraq even without evidence of weapons of mass destruction and would have found a way […]

Beyond Obama’s speech in Egypt

 By Majed Iqbal- Earlier this month, the American President, Barack Obama visited a number of Muslim Countries including Egypt, Saudi Arabia and Qatar in efforts to open up a new chapter of US and Muslim relations. Barack Obama’s speech in Egypt was watched internationally from East to West, in light of all the pressing issues […]