Irfan Al-Alawi

GUEST BLOG Regulation of UK madrassas is acceptable to spiritual and traditional Muslims

by Irfan Al-Alawi - 20th January 2016

SOME UK mosques have struck out against proposals by Government for regulation of Islamic madrassas, or religious supplementary schools attended by children after their regular instruction.

The British Government publicised its madrassa concept late last year.

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The vicious theology that links Saudi Arabia and ISIS

by Irfan Al-Alawi - 14th October 2015

THE attention of the world has been seized by the recent occupation by ISIS of the ancient city of Palmyra. But the devastation of Muslim heritage is rooted elsewhere.

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ANALYSIS Is the beleaguered Saudi Kingdom headed for collapse?

by Irfan Al-Alawi - 7th October 2015

THE collapse of a crane at the Grand Mosque and the hajj stampede have taken many lives and underscored the sense among Saudis of a kingdom out of control.

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