In the second in a series of articles exploring the disturbing parallels between radical Islamic and White/Christian extremism, Khaled Diab examines the far-right’s dual sense of superiority and inferiority, as well as its persecution complex.
In the first of a series of articles exploring the disturbing parallels between radical Islamic and White/Christian extremism, Khaled Diab examines whether far-right suicide attackers could become a phenomenon.
By Khaled Diab Islam needs a reformation for Muslim societies to develop and prosper, is one of those rare convictions shared by both Islamophiles and Islamophobes. Tunisia has done just that: radically reformed its brand of Islam and established a…
Mr Trump, if you really want to know “what the hell is going on” with Islam, I invite you and all the other bigots out there to join me on a mind-expanding journey through Islam(s), passing through the main thoroughfares and back alleys of history, society, culture, politics, theology and, above all, people.
The bombing of St Peter’s Church in Cairo exposes the growing vulnerability of Egypt’s Christian minority and the increasing mainstreaming of extremist Islamist discourse.
If you’re feeling dejected by the troubled times we live in, remember that human generosity lives on, even in the most wretched of places.
By Khaled Diab If you are or look like a Muslim or Arab, whatever you do, do not read, sweat or speak Arabic when flying. Tuesday 30 August 2016 Choosing what to read on a flight is always a dilemma.…
Incurable misogynist Donald Trump has Muslim women all wrong. They are not silent and submissive.
Turkey’s failed military coup has been a “gift from God” for Erdoğan, who is now cementing his grip on dictatorship
Despite having acquired some 21st-century trappings, Eid al-Fitr’s mix of religion and revelry is centuries old.