Saied Zaka Ejaaz

صحفي في مركز الشارقة الإعلامي

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  • 2017 Aug 02Articles
    Jack Shaheen and Hollywood Arabs

    Sharjah 24: In the passing of Jack Shaheen, the distinguished Arab American author, academic and lifelong crusader for truth, the Arab world has lost a true champion and voice of reason.

  • 2017 Jun 12Op-eds
    Remember the less fortunate this Ramadan

    Something extraordinary happens to Muslim societies around the world during the holy month of Ramadan. It is a surreal experience and only those who have been touched by it would identify with what I am trying to say. Ramadan brings out the best in the Islamic world, as the faithful fast, pray and opens their doors and hearts to the less fortunate.

  • 2017 Apr 13Op-eds
    Sufis and the Moderate Voice of Islam

    The Sufis of South Asia might not have been great scholars but they promoted and demonstrated the liberating message of Islam with their actions and conduct. So why are they under attack from the extremist fringe?

  • 2016 Dec 27Op-eds
    Sharjah shows the way

    Perhaps it’s a stretch but I find in the contemporary Sharjah – and the UAE to some extent – the echoes of the 8th century Baghdad – the land of the thousand and one tales, the land of Scheherazade. Those were the times when the Muslim civilisation was at its peak and Baghdad had been the greatest city on earth, not just the capital of the most powerful and richest

  • 2016 Dec 18Op-eds
    The World Has Abandoned Aleppo

    The fall and destruction of Aleppo is not just a tragedy for the people of Syria; it is a collective failure of the international community

  • 2016 Oct 23Op-eds
    Muhammed Muheisen: Chronicling Desperate Journeys

    Sharjah 24: Why Muhammed Muheisen, AP’s Pulitzer prize winning photographer, has dedicated his life to chronicling the desperate journeys of Middle East refugees

  • 2016 Oct 05Op-eds
    Building Bridges in Divisive Times

    Dr. Akbar Ahmed is a man of many parts. Civil servant, diplomat, author, filmmaker (creator of biopic Jinnah) and teacher, he has also served as Pakistan’s ambassador to the UK. Currently Ibn Khaldun Chair of Islamic Studies and Professor of International Relations at the American University in Washington, it is his extraordinary insight into Muslim societies around the world and contribution as a scholar of Islam that truly sets him apart from his tribe.

  • 2016 Oct 03Op-eds
    Say it in Arabic, Please!

    Ancient languages are part of collective human heritage and a testament to humankind’s long journey. Do not let them die,.

  • 2016 Oct 03Op-eds
    The Road to Makkah

    The last time I had visited the holy cities of Makkah and Medina was more than 10 years ago. However, it seems like yesterday, with the memories of my young children circumambulating the Kaaba and earnestly praying still fresh in mind. My son looked cute in his ihram (the two-piece unstitched cloth that pilgrims wear during Haj and Umrah rites). It is a shame I could not capture those memories of a lifetime on camera.

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