Khashoggi: Golfer Greg Norman says ‘we’ve all made mistakes’ in reference to journalist’s murder 

Greg Norman, the face of a controversial breakaway Saudi golf tournament, has downplayed the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, saying: “We’ve all made mistakes.” The Australian long-time former world number one is spearheading the Saudi-backed…

Nakba Day: Young Palestinians vow to rather die fighting than remain enslaved

As SA and the world prepare to mark Nakba Day, a new generation of Palestinians has crossed the fear barrier to emerge stronger to confront Israel’s injustices and inhumane Occupation, writes Dr Feroz Osman. May…

‘Why do so many Jum’uah speakers discuss irrelevant topics instead of addressing current issues affecting Ummah?’ 

I often wonder why young boys would rather hang out with their peers outside the mosque or twiddle with their mobiles whilst the pre-khutba sermon is being delivered during Jumu’ah. I decided to find out…

Passing of Dr Ismail Ahmed Motala (1937-2022): ‘He took special care of indigent and orphans’

Well known Tongaat doctor, Dr Ismail Ahmed Motala (84) recently passed away at his home surrounded by his loving family. Dr Motala’s passing has left a void in the lives of his family, friends and…

Many to attend SA Nakba Day events amid journalist’s killing

By Al Qalam Reporter As Shireen Abu Akleh, the renowned Palestinian journalist who was assassinated in cold blood by Israeli “terror” forces was laid to rest in Jerusalem today, thousands of people around the world,…

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Role of Muslims in building an inclusive South African society

Role of Muslims in building an inclusive South African society

This is the first of a series of articles by MYM stalwart, Fuad Hendricks, focusing on the institutional builing capacity of the…

Exploring The Tradition of the Falsafa (Muslim Philosophers)

Al Qalam plans to carry several articles in a new “Islamic…

Ramadan and Zakaah: ‘Will NGOs challenge the US Empire?’

Ramadan 2022 is an opportunity to reflect on the unjust…

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‘We thank Allah for sparing us – to enjoy Eid-al-Fitr free from shackles of Covid’

‘We thank Allah for sparing us – to enjoy Eid-al-Fitr free from shackles of Covid’

Imam Dr. A. Rashied Omar At this joyous time of Eid al-Fitr we extol and thank Allah, the Most High, for enabling…

SA Muslims eager to go for Umrah frustrated by Saudi’s ‘soon’ response

They are seeking urgent answers from Saudi authorities as to…

Constitutional Court makes a ruling ‘anti-Zionism is NOT anti-Semitism’

The Constitutional Court has made it clear that Israel apologists…