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Resistance to Occupation

Zafar Bangash

Safar 02, 14412019-10-01

To resist foreign occupiers is a fundamental right recognized in international law yet colonial occupiers miss no opportunity to denigrate those that struggle for their basic rights.

Special Reports

Resistance to Hegemony

Zaakir Ahmed Mayet

Rabi' al-Awwal 12, 14392017-12-01

Hizbullah has shown how to resist the Zionists and defeat them at their own game. The colonial order imposed on the Middle East is being successfully challenged and defeated.

Special Reports

War on Syria: Part of a plan?

Zaakir Ahmed Mayet

Safar 12, 14392017-11-01

Early miscalculations of the Syrian government opened an opportunity for the imperialists and Zionists to exploit the people’s legitimate demands for reforms into a full-fledged assault on the state itself, leading to catastrophic consequences.

Letters To The Editor

Resistance front wins in Syria

Aslam Sheikh

Jumada' al-Ula' 04, 14382017-02-01

Victory of the resistance front in Syria against imperialist-Zionist-Wahhabi conspiracy has encouraged letter writer Aslam Sheikh.

Special Reports

New global architecture emerges out of ME chaos

Zafar Bangash

Jumada' al-Akhirah 23, 14372016-04-01

Major changes are underway in global politics as the US-led unipolar world comes to an end. A multipolar world is emerging in which new more robust players are active. Islamic Iran is a central component of this new arrangement.

Letters To The Editor

What future for Hamas’ struggle

Samih Abu Zekri

Jumada' al-Ula' 21, 14372016-03-01

Islamic resistance movements face many challenges, none more critical than the kind of friends they keep. Hamas faces this dilemma most acutely.

Daily News Analysis

Malcolm X on the mind

Adamu Adamu

Jumada' al-Ula' 12, 14372016-02-21

February 21 marks the 51st anniversary of the martyrdom of El Haj Malik el-Shabazz, better known as Macolm X. Born Malcolm Little, he adopted the letter 'X' after his name to signify rejection of the name imposed on him by the white supremacist establishment. His was a life of struggle, sacrifice and ultimately triumph through martyrdom. We reproduce this article first published in Crescent International on March 1, 2015 to honor him.


The Muslim world: challenges and prospects

Zafar Bangash

Jumada' al-Ula' 10, 14362015-03-01

The Muslim world is beset by numerous problems and some countries may even undergo further disintegration but the silver lining is the Islamic Republic of Iran. The resistance front is getting stronger. This should give hope to oppressed Muslims everywhere.

Special Reports

Modifications of US pressure on Islamic Iran

Tahir Mahmoud

Jumada' al-Ula' 10, 14362015-03-01

Having seen the total failure of its sanctions regime on Islamic Iran, Washington is now opting for a soft-power approach. It hopes to penetrate and undermine Iran through a charm offensive. Islamic Iran, beware!

Daily News Analysis

Democracy and the Perils of Islamic Implementation: The Case of Hamas

Crescent International

Dhu al-Qa'dah 01, 14352014-08-27

Excerpt from the forthcoming book, Islamic Resistance to Imperialism by Eric Walberg.

Absent Resistance, Zionists Would Have Usurped Entire Palestine

Zafar Bangash

Shawwal 12, 14352014-08-09

Without Palestinian resistance, the Zionists would have usurped the entire land of Palestine and stubbornly maintained that Palestinians are quite happy under Zionist occupation. Zafar Bangash, Director of the Institute of Contemporary Islamic Thought (ICIT), and the author of Diplomacy and Just Peace in the Seerah of the Great Messenger that translated by IWPF, a suburb of Toronto, made the remark in an interview with IQNA on the Zionist regime's offensives against the oppressed Palestinians.

Guest Editorial

Thirty-three years of valiant resistance and perseverance of the Islamic Republic

Abu Dharr

Rabi' al-Awwal 09, 14332012-02-01

Thirty-three years ago this month the world was witness to the fall of a Shah and the rise of an Imam. The Shah was Persian by culture, American by loyalty. The Imam was Persian by culture, Islamic by persuasion. The Muslims of the world along with the imperialist victims of the world rejoiced at this turn of events. Ever since that time Uncle Sam and his nephew Cohen have been playing their cards against the Imam and the Revolution.


Hamas’ brilliant victory in prisoner deal

Zafar Bangash

Dhu al-Hijjah 05, 14322011-11-01

Hamas, the Islamic resistance movement that heads the government in Ghazzah, has scored a stunning victory over the Zionist State of Israel. It is not merely the numbers: 1,027 Palestinian prisoners in exchange for one Israeli soldier.


The Afghans’ long agony and resistance

Zafar Bangash

Rabi' al-Thani 16, 14312010-04-01

The following day while driving back from Islamabad to Peshawar, the news on the car radio startled me: in a communist-led military coup, Sardar Daoud and his entire family had been murdered in Afghanistan...


‘We will do whatever we can to help Ghazzah’ –Rahbar

Sayyid Ali Khamenei

Safar 05, 14302009-02-01

The arrogant powers’ apparatus, which does not believe in any human principles, wishes to dominate the sensitive Middle East region that has enormous wealth and is situated in a strategic geographical area and enjoys great economic advantages. The way they want to achieve that objective is through the usurper zionist Israel that occupies Palestine.

Special Reports

Comparison of resistance in Somalia and Ghazzah

Fahad Ansari

Safar 05, 14302009-02-01

On Friday 16 January, while Israel continued its brutal slaughter in Ghazzah, less than a thousand miles away, another foreign army was being forced to withdraw its troops from Muslim land it had also illegally occupied. On that day, to the joy of millions Somalia, Ethiopia was forced to pull its troops from Mogadishu, having invaded and occupied it just over two years earlier. Through a close examination of the conflict, one can draw valuable lessons for Hamas and the Muslim world.


Resistance and suffering in Ghazzah

Zafar Bangash

Muharram 04, 14302009-01-01

Ever since the Palestinian Islamic resistance group, Hamas, won the January 2006 elections, Ghazzah has been turned into a concentration camp. Western countries immediately withdrew financial support once Hamas took full control in Ghazzah in June 2007. The aim was to strangle the Hamas-led government; so much for the West’s respect for democracy.

Islamic Movement

Hamas: Islamic resistance movement and political party

Zafar Bangash

Shawwal 01, 14292008-10-01

To mark the cccasion of Yaum al-Quds this year, Crescent International in South Africa published a booklet analysing the rise of Hamas and the current state of the Palestinian struggle. Here we publish an abridged version of this booklet. The full version is available on the website of the Institute of Contemporary Islamic Thought.

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