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Daily News Analysis

IRAN at 40: Time to Salute Steadfastness & Independence

Iqbal Jassat

Jumada' al-Akhirah 01, 14402019-02-06

The Islamic revolution was successful because of the enormous sacrifices of the people of Iran under the leadership of Imam Khomeini who was totally immersed in Islamic teachings. He relied only and only on Allah, and not on any of the predatory powers.

Daily News Analysis

‘New Year’ ushered with more gruesome killings by takfiris in Iraq

Crescent International

Rabi' al-Awwal 13, 14362015-01-04

There is no let up in the US-Saudi-Zionist-backed takfiris' murderous campaign in Iraq. The Christian New Year was ushered in with more killings of innocents. The year 2014 was declared the bloodiest since 2007 according to figures released by the UN. The year 2015 looks like even bloodier unless the takfiri terrorists are stopped in their tracks and put out of business, and soon.

Daily News Analysis

Obama, the Nobel peace laureate, has war on his mind!

Crescent International

Dhu al-Qa'dah 15, 14352014-09-10

When the west says peace, it means war. Consider the drumbeating in Washington that has just got louder as Barack Obama prepares to make an important announcement about extending the bombing campaign into Syria from Iraq. The pretext for this latest belligerence is the group of takfiris rampaging through the region. They are a creation of the US, Israel and Saudi Arabia but a handy tool to advance western war agenda.

Special Reports

The Muqtada al-Sadr phenomenon: the key force in Iraqi politics

Khalil Fadl

Jumada' al-Ula' 27, 14292008-06-01

As Iraq has lurched from one crisis to another since the US invasion in 2003, one figure has become increasingly influential and even dominant in the country’s politics: young Shi’a leader Muqtada al-Sadr. KHALIL FADL profiles the man some regard as a future leader of the country.

Perspectives

Re-assessing the performance of the US in Iraq

Iqbal Siddiqui

Dhu al-Qa'dah 20, 14282007-12-01

Alan Greenspan’s recently published memoirs cut through a great deal of the official American bluster about the US involvement in Iraq, going straight to the heart of the matter. “I am saddened,” he wrote, “that it is politically inconvenient to acknowledge what everyone knows: the Iraq war is largely about oil.”

World

Even US’s allies reject its attempts to brand Revolutionary Guards as terrorists

Waseem Shehzad

Sha'ban 19, 14282007-09-01

Like a spoiled child that throws a tantrum when it cannot get what it wants, the US government is threatening to place the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) of Iran on the list of “terrorist” organizations unless the UN Security Council agrees to tougher sanctions against Tehran. The idea is so preposterous that even Washington’s friends have baulked. How can an important arm of government be described as a “terrorist” organization, they ask incredulously.

Occupied Arab World

US destruction of Falluja fails to achieve their declared objectives

Nasr Salem

Shawwal 18, 14252004-12-01

Few sceptics doubted that the long-anticipated attack on the Iraqi city of Falluja, some 70 kilometres (about 45 miles) to the west of Baghdad, would be launched with unusual ferocity. Still fewer doubted the US Marines’ ability to retake the city...

Special Reports

Iraqi experience demonstrates the solidity of the institutions of traditional society

Mustafa Jalal

Ramadan 18, 14252004-11-01

After the fall of Baghdad and occupation of Iraq by the Anglo-American forces, Iraq was exposed to an unprecedented state of chaos, looting and lack of security...

Editorials

Image and reality in the West’s politicking over Iraq

Editor

Sha'ban 16, 14252004-10-01

It must take a particular kind of gall for someone to stand at a podium in front of a global audience and firmly, confidently make statements and assertions that he knows the vast majority of his audience know are untrue...

Occupied Arab World

Mounting Iraqi deaths as US tries to reassert control over Iraq

Iqbal Siddiqui

Sha'ban 16, 14252004-10-01

September 2004 was described as “a month of death in Iraq” by one Arab commentator after a series of major clashes in which at least a thousand Iraqis, many of them civilians, were killed...

Editorials

Resistance and realism among Iraqi Shi’as as Mahdi Army defy US forces in Najaf

Editor

Rajab 16, 14252004-09-01

One of the questions asked before the so-called transfer of power from US pro-consul Paul Bremer to Iyad Allawi at the end of June was whether the new Iraqi government would be able to prevent another brutal and murderous US assault on an Iraqi city like the one on Falluja in April...

Editorials

Saudi plan to send Muslim troops to support US in Iraq confirms their irredeemable illegitimacy

Editor

Rajab 16, 14252004-09-01

The fact that the Saudi monarchy is among the most corrupt regimes in the Muslim world, and remains in power only because they serve the interests of the US rather than because of any legitimacy among Muslims, has long been generally accepted throughout the Ummah...

Special Reports

Lessons from Japan for the US occupation of Iraq

Yusuf Al-Khabbaz

Jumada' al-Akhirah 14, 14252004-08-01

The US’s claim to be bringing freedom and progress to Iraq is often justified by comparisons with its administration of Japan at the end of the second world war...

Editorials

The achievements and dilemmas of the resistance in Iraq

Editor

Jumada' al-Ula' 13, 14252004-07-01

The key achievement of the resistance is Iraq is not difficult to identify: by maintaining constant pressure on the US occupation forces, as well as those of the US’s allies, from the outset of the invasion to the present, the Iraqi mujahideen have totally disproved the US’s claims...

Occupied Arab World

Iraqi Shi’as polarised around the al-Sadr movement

Nasr Salem

Jumada' al-Ula' 13, 14252004-07-01

The Mahdi Army, led by Iraqi Shi’ah leader Muqtada al-Sadr, has marked the end of another chapter in its two-and-half-month-long armed insurrection against the US-led occupation troops: on June 24 it declared a unilateral ceasefire in the Baghdad slum-township of Sadr City...

Editorials

Transfer of power in Iraq is no more than a cynical exercise in public relations

Editor

Rabi' al-Thani 13, 14252004-06-01

More than a century and a half later, George W. Bush is engaged in a desperate struggle to fool enough of the people enough of the time to control Iraq for long enough to secure the US's interests, while also getting re-elected as president in November, against a backdrop of increasing criticism from all quarters...

Occupied Arab World

Near stalemate as Muqtada al-Sadr uprising fails to take off but refuses to collapse

Crescent International

Rabi' al-Thani 13, 14252004-06-01

The Imam Ali Mosque in Najaf, one of the holiest shrines in Iraq, was reportedly damaged by shell-fire on May 25, as US troops maintained their pressure on the al-Mahdi Army of Muqtada al-Sadr...

Occupied Arab World

US determined to protect key interests despite turning to UN to solve its problems in Iraq

Iqbal Siddiqui

Rabi' al-Thani 13, 14252004-06-01

With the US presidential elections due to be held in November, and painfully aware of the fact that the terrorist attack on Madrid in March was timed for maximum political impact in Spain's elections, the Bush regime is desperate for something they can present as progress in Iraq as soon as possible...

Reflections

Implications for Muslims of the US's humiliating defeat in Iraq

Zafar Bangash

Rabi' al-Thani 13, 14252004-06-01

America has undoubtedly suffered a humiliating defeat in Iraq, even if no US soldier has yet actually left the country. It is enough that America has become the most hated country in the world today...

Occupied Arab World

US’s bloody assault on Fallujah merely digs them deeper into trouble in Iraq

Iqbal Siddiqui

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

The US attack on Fallujah last month, in which at least 1,000 people have been killed, thousands more injured and an estimated 60,000 – out of a population of some 300,000 – forced to flee their homes, appears to have been carried out in a similar spirit...

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