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hikm: an attempt at wisdom :حكم



Musings about Islam, the Middle East, politics, and anything else that strikes us.



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Interview with Hamas co-founder Mahmoud Zaharhikm

Thu, 13 Sep 2007 12:42:32 +0000

‘We Will Try to Form an Islamic Society’ Mahmoud Zahar — a founder of Hamas, and one of its most militant hardliners — has called for an Islamic state in the Gaza Strip. After the Hamas takeover of the territory … Continue reading (image)


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Britain: Biggest Union Backs Israel Boycotthikm

Thu, 13 Sep 2007 12:36:07 +0000

Britain: Biggest Union Backs Israel Boycott  By ALAN COWELL Britain’s largest labor union urged “concerted and sustained pressure upon Israel,” including “an economic, cultural, academic and sporting boycott,” to force its withdrawal from Palestinian areas. The union, called Unison and … Continue reading (image)


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Wed, 27 Jun 2007 08:28:23 +0000

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Islam and globanalisationhikmHamid Dabashi

Wed, 07 Mar 2007 02:23:44 +0000

Until late last month, when Salman Rushdie added his name to those of a few other like-minded souls and signed a statement attacking Muslims for having been outraged by a set of Danish cartoons depicting their prophet with satirical ridicule, … Continue reading (image)


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NPR: Islamic Group’s Wrath Stokes Fears in GazahikmListen to this story...

Mon, 05 Mar 2007 08:05:20 +0000

Islamic Group’s Wrath Stokes Fears in Gaza by Eric Westervelt Morning Edition, March 2, 2007 · Islamic fundamentalists are suspected of murdering three women thought to be prostitutes in the Gaza Strip. The deaths follow the bombing and torching of … Continue reading (image)


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The Partisans of Alihikm

Thu, 15 Feb 2007 08:00:12 +0000

The Partisans of Ali A History of Shia Faith and Politics The United States is immersed more deeply than ever in the Muslim world’s sectarian divide. A five-part series explores the split between Shia and Sunnis, from its origins shortly … Continue reading (image)


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The Origins of the Shia-Sunni Splithikm

Thu, 15 Feb 2007 07:50:48 +0000

From NPR [link] Morning Edition, February 12, 2007 · It’s not known precisely how many of the world’s 1.3 billion Muslims are Shia. The Shia are a minority, comprising between 10 percent and 15 percent of the Muslim population — … Continue reading (image)


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Islamic Finance: A Primerhikm

Sun, 07 Jan 2007 02:10:43 +0000

This is an attempt at compiling some basic information widely available online as it relates to Islamic Finance: Islamic Finance – a Wikipedia article This is a very good starting point with excellent external links Islamic Finance.de A good general … Continue reading (image)


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Berkeley Teach-Ins Against the War: Israel’s War on Lebanonhikm

Mon, 18 Sep 2006 02:28:44 +0000

Video recordings of September’s teach-in regarding the War in Lebanon are now available on Google Video. Because of bandwidth limitations, we cannot offer the original high-quality video and audio recordings to the general public on this host; however, if you … Continue reading (image)


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The Native Informant: A Profile of Fouad Ajamihikm

Wed, 22 Mar 2006 03:24:08 +0000

The Native Informant by Adam Shatz The Nation [from the April 28, 2003 issue] Late last August, at a reunion of Korean War veterans in San Antonio, Texas, Dick Cheney tried to assuage concerns that a unilateral, pre-emptive war against … Continue reading (image)


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