|Maghrib aur Islam (Issue no. 43)|
Maghrib aur Islam - a bi-annual Urdu journal of IPS - is a valuable resource for understanding Western perceptions about Islam and building basis for constructive dialogue between the two civilizations.
The latest issue of Maghrib aur Islam discusses at length the issue of ‘Islamophobia’, which has intensified in the Western societies during the last few years and is also becoming the greatest challenge for Muslims living there. This edition contains a piece from the journal's editor Dr. Anis Ahmad alongside the writings of eminent social scientists, thinkers and academicians like Aydin Nurhan, permanent representative of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) to Afghanistan, S. Sayyid, University of Leeds, Britain, Wajahat Ali, Center for American Progress, Basem Al Atom, associate professor, Department of Humanities, University of Science and Technology, Jordan, İbrahim Kalin, associate professor, deputy undersecretary and senior advisor, Prime Ministry, Turkey and associate fellow, Prince Alwaleed Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding, Georgetown University, USA and S. Parvez Manzoor, Stockholm, Sweden.