01.04.2012 [The Hindu] - Syed Abbas Haider, Meerut A drunkard is bad enough for a hapless woman to handle. The Deoband fatwa punishes her further by saying the divorce is valid. How does the religious establishment intend to solve her problem? N. Sekar, Salem.
08.04.2012 [TwoCircles.net] - She is the wife of Syed Abbas Ali who has got death sentence after spending 11 years in prison. It was just 9 months since they got married when police came down hunting for him. Abbas ali was a carpenter by profession and was just 20 at the time of
07.04.2012 [Free Malaysia Today] - Balung assemblyman Syed Abbas Syed Ali wanted the Indians, Bugis and Arabs classifed as natives. He said: “I brought this to the House because in the past, the Indians and my grandfather, who is an Arab, were appointed as native chiefs.