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How Unitary is the Muslim World?

The largest holiday in the Islamic calendar is Eid-al-Fitr, celebrated this year on March 10th across the Islamic world -- a world that stretches...

Pulling Itself Up by the Socks: UMNO’s Attempt to Remain Influential

Weeks have passed since the infamous sock gate incident involving the convenience store chain KK Super Mart occurred, which precipitated an enormously contentious controversy...

Takjil War Phenomena in Indonesia: Democracy in Diversity

The phenomenon of "Takjil War" has hit Indonesia. This can be seen from the many social media posts monitored from Instagram, Tiktok, Facebook, and...

The Battle for the soul of Islam: A game of seduction

At the core of the tug-of-war is whether Islam in the 21st century will foster religiously and politically pluralistic societies or advocate autocracy. The war...

Building a Resilient Planet: Islamic Values, Technological Advancements, and Climate Action

The issuance of Fatwa No. 86 of 2023 by the Indonesian Ulema Council (MUI) on the Law of Controlling Global Climate Change marks a...

Flying under the radar: China tightens grip on Uighurs

China’s northwestern province of Xinjiang has taken advantage of the international community’s focus on Gaza and US support for Israel, to tighten control of...

Muslims’ struggle between spirituality and rationality

“Do you know better than God?" was a provocative statement by a friend of mine when I voiced unease about the distribution of my...

Understanding the ‘Islamic Revolution’: Comparative Study of Qutb, Maududi, and Khomeini

The concept of an ‘Islamic Revolution’ has been propounded by three influential ideologues of the 20th century: Iran’s Imam Ruhollah Musavi Khomeini, Pakistan’s Syed...

Gaza divides the wheat from the chaff among religious leaders

Hamas’ October 7 attack on Israel has not just divided Muslim political leaders. It’s also solicited diverse responses from religious figures and institutions, reflecting...

Faith in Action: PBNU’s Strategic Use of Qunut Nazilah Prayer and Humanitarian Diplomacy

The Pengurus Besar Nahdlatul Ulama (PBNU), the largest Islamic organization in Indonesia with more than 90 million members and known for its moderate and...

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