The fight won’t be over before Christmas. Their brand of government is self-destructive, but their belief in their cause is absolute. If unchallenged, the beheadings will only become more frequent.Deepi Virk
A military and ideological battle against ISIL is inevitable. The question is over what role, if any, the west should play in the coming carnage, and what strategy it should pursue in doing so.
Since the 1990s, and perhaps even …
ISIS want people to fear and hate Muslims. By giving into that, you are letting them win.Imaan Bari
Dear God. We are in amidst yet another terrorist attack in Europe. Those are the worst kind.
For one thing, they attract global attention. That’s not generally a bad thing, apart from the fact that it alters western …
One student told that resuming studies in Trinity early is “not a viable option”Niamh Lynch
Trinity News has spoken to a number of Trinity students taking part in the Erasmus programme in France who have said that College has given them to understand that coming back to Trinity early for students who feel unsafe because …
Michael Lanigan talks Islam and ISIS with Mudafar al-Tawash, a leader of Dublin’s Sunni community.Michael Lanigan
The Irish Sunni population flock in their droves each Friday to fill the Islamic Foundation of Ireland Mosque, on the South Circular Road, which, as its peak capacity, can accommodate about 800 persons. Like a condensed Mecca, the crowds spill …
Nader Hashemi: Saudi Arabia interpretation of Islam has had a “corrosive effect” worldwideAndrew O'Donovan
“All roads lead to Damascus” in the fight to destroy ISIS, the Jihadi rebel group, Nader Hashemi told students at an event hosted by the Society for International Affairs (SoFIA) yesterday.
Hashemi, the director of the Centre for Middle East …
In early September, Newstalk aired an interview in which Dr Ali al-Saleh, the Imam of Milltown’s Ahlul Bayt Islamic Centre, noted his concerns regarding the presence of ISIS sympathisers in Ireland. Speaking on the show, al-Saleh said his son had …