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Daily News Analysis

Hizbullah commander assassinated in Beirut

Crescent International

Safar 01, 14352013-12-04

Failure of the foreign conspiracy to topple the government of Bashar al-Asad has resulted in fighting spilling over into Lebanon. In addition to fightnig, such as in the northern Lebanese city of Tripoli, assassination of Hizbullah commanders and fighters has also intensified. Hassan al-Laqqis, a prominent Hizbullah commander was the latest victim, assassinated last night as he returned home. Two gunmen shot him at close range.

Main Stories

Nuclear assassinations belie Zionist desperation

Afeef Khan

Ramadan 01, 14322011-08-01

Imagine a Muslim government popping off American and Israeli scientists because these were perceived to be a threat to the Islamic state and further imagine that this had been going on for the better part of several decades.

News & Analysis

With K2 dead, what will Brother Karzai do now?

Zia Sarhadi

Ramadan 01, 14322011-08-01

Afghanistan’s most powerful warlord, Ahmed Wali Karzai, half brother of Afghan President Hamid Karzai, was shot and killed by Sardar Mohammed, a trusted family friend and security commander, at his home in Qandahar on July 12.

Occupied Arab World

Israel strikes a significant blow against Hizbullah with assassination of Imad Mughniyyeh

Nasr Salem

Safar 23, 14292008-03-01

The assassination of Imad Mughniyyeh, the Lebanese Hizbullah’s most senior military commander, who died on February 12 in a bombing in Damascus, is probably the most serious blow that Israel has so far managed to deal the Islamic resistance movement.

Occupied Arab World

Ripples of Hariri’s assassination continue to shape Lebanese politics

Abbas Fadl Murtada

Safar 22, 14262005-04-01

Like a large rock thrown into a still pool, the succession of ripples resulting from the assassination of former Lebanese prime minister Rafik al-Hariri in a massive bomb-explosion on February 11 continue to emerge and spread by the day.

Occupied Arab World

The martyrdom of Dr Abdul Aziz Rantisi shaheed

Crescent International

Rabi' al-Awwal 11, 14252004-05-01

Dr Abdul Aziz Rantisi, who was appointed head of Hamas in Ghazzah following the martyrdom of Shaikh Ahmed Yassin in March, was himself assassinated by the Israelis on April 17. His car was hit by seven missiles fired from Israeli helicopters near his home in Ghazzah...

Occupied Arab World

Palestinians promise a new phase of intifada after assassination of Shaikh Ahmed Yassin

Iqbal Siddiqui

Safar 11, 14252004-04-01

The assassination of Shaikh Ahmed Yassin as he returned to his home after fajr prayers on March 22, 2004 (Safar 1, 1425) was a shock but not a surprise. Israeli prime minister Ariel Sharon had declared him to be at the top of the list for assassination, and he had survived an attempt on his life in September last year, when Israeli fighter aircraft fired several missiles at the building in which he was staying...


Assassination attempts reflect growing anger with Musharraf in Pakistan

Zia Sarhadi

Dhu al-Qa'dah 08, 14242004-01-01

As this issue of Crescent International goes to press, general Pervez Musharraf remains president of Pakistan, despite two attempts on his life within a few days...

Book Review

Damning account of West’s assassination of Congolese leader Patrice Lumumba

Suraya Dadoo

Dhu al-Hijjah 27, 14232003-03-01

The Assassination of Lumumba by Ludo De Witte (translated by Ann Wright and Renee Fenby). Pub: Verso Books, London/New York, 2001. (Published in South Africa by Jacana, www.jacana.co.za). Pp 226. Pbk: $15.00.​


Abdul Qadir’s assassination increases Pashtun fears and Karzai’s problems

Zafar Bangash

Jumada' al-Ula' 06, 14232002-07-16

The US-imposed Afghan government has begun to unravel. Public works minister Haji Abdul-Qadir, who was also one of three vice presidents, was gunned down in broad daylight in Kabul on July 6.


Prominent Pakistani alim’s murderer still at large

Abdul Wudood

Sha'ban 27, 14191998-12-16

The assassin of Maulana Muhammad Abdullah, a leading alim of Islamabad, remains at large two months after the heinous crime was perpetrated on October 7.

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