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News & Analysis

Aliyev regime dug own grave with electoral fraud

Maksud Djavadov

Muharram 27, 14352013-12-01

By massively rigging the vote and having it declared a day before the actual election date, Ilham Aliyev's regime increased the possibility of a civil war.

Daily News Analysis

Drama over Pakistani presidential elections

Crescent International

Ramadan 18, 14342013-07-27

While Pakistanis cannot wait to get rid of Asif Ali Zardari, a venal character who has occupied the presidency since 2008, jockeying for the post among political parties has intensified. Selection of the president is seldom done on the basis of merit; it is based on connections and whose interests you serve that determine the outcome. On July 30 Pakistanis will find out. It is most likely to be Mamnoon Hussain (picture left) of the PML-N.

Main Stories

Pakistan under siege from within and abroad

Zafar Bangash

Jumada' al-Akhirah 20, 14342013-05-01

As Pakistanis go to the polls, there are far more serious issues facing the country, not least a grand foreign conspiracy to break it up.

Letters To The Editor

US elections

David Peterson

Muharram 17, 14342012-12-01

To suggest the Obama would be any different than Romney is deluding oneself about the political system in America.

Daily News Analysis

French electoral fraud and the corporate media

Crescent International

Muharram 13, 14342012-11-27

If the electoral crisis that occurred within a French political party would happen to an Islamic party, Western media would turn it into a main headline.

Letters To The Editor

US elections a farce

Muhammad Abdullah

Dhu al-Qa'dah 14, 14332012-10-01

The forthcoming US presidential elections will bring no change in the life of ordinary Americans. Elections in the US are a big fraud, and farce.


The day democracy died

Abu Dharr

Sha'ban 11, 14332012-07-01

During the course of the past 18 months the world in general and the Muslims in particular were watching the movement of people and the counter-movements of regimes.


Controversy sure to follow flawed US presidential elections

Zafar Bangash

Ramadan 18, 14252004-11-01

As the date (November 2) for the US presidential election draws near, the deep divisions in American society, exacerbated by George Bush’s policies, are becoming more pronounced. The two main political parties—Republican and Democratic—have marshalled more than 10,000 lawyers to fight legal battles in what is believed will be a closely contested race that is wide open to manipulation and fraud...


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...


Nigerian presidential poll marred by Florida-style irregularities

M.S. Ahmed

Safar 29, 14242003-05-01

President Olusegun Obasanjo of Nigeria was returned to a second term in office as a result of the elections held on April 19, amid loud complaints of foul play by the opposition and serious reservations of international and local monitors. The official results, announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), were that Obasanjo had met the dual requirement for victory of winning an overall majority...


Change of faces makes no real difference in Pakistan

Zafar Bangash

Rajab 06, 14201999-10-16

The men in khaki in Pakistan have a habit of storming the citadels of power in the middle of the night. General Pervaiz Musharraf, the army chief and a commando to boot, literally dropped in from the sky.


Futility of elections shown in Turkey and Algeria


Rabi' al-Thani 19, 14201999-05-01

The elections in Turkey and Algeria last month were important for the countries’ Islamic movements. In Turkey, the ‘Islamic’ party Fazilat came a disappointing third, behind prime minister Bulent Ecevit’s centre-left party and the right-wing nationalist MHP.

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