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Book Review

Experts Conclusively Debunk the Official 9/11 Story

Kevin Barrett

Rabi' al-Awwal 23, 14402018-12-01

That 911 was an inside job is now becoming widely recognized. Most people, however, have only a hunch about it. In this book, many experts prove beyond doubt that the official version put out by the US regime is total bunk.

Book Review

Spiritual cancer or Spiritual diabetes?

Eric Walberg

Rajab 04, 14382017-04-01

Graeme Wood has made a name for himself as being some kind of a specialist on the takfiri terrorists but his attempt to paint everyone with the same brush is too sweeping a generalization.

News & Analysis

Expats pay for Saudi prince’s mess

Yusuf Dhia-Allah

Rajab 04, 14382017-04-01

Whenever the Saudi ‘royals’ mess up the economy, they reflexively target poor expatriate workers. There is not even a hint that the Bani Saud would curtail their extravagant lifestyle or accept responsibility for messing things up.

Special Reports

Triangle of resources: Iran, Pakistan and Afghanistan

Zia Sarhadi

Safar 01, 14382016-11-01

Three countries in South Asia—Iran, Pakistan and Afghanistan—have between them enormous mineral and energy resources. This makes them the special target of predatory powers.

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Daily News Analysis

Saudis and Extremism: ‘Both the Arsonists and the Firefighters’

Scott Shane

Dhu al-Qa'dah 24, 14372016-08-27

Is the West, especially the US waking up to Saudi Arabia's destructive influence in the world? This article reproduced from the New York Times, raises pertinent questions about Saudi role, funding and ideological support of extremism in the Muslim world. The photo shows Saudi-inspired ISIS takfiri terrorists executing prisoners.

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Special Reports

Omar Khadr’s long, tortuous journey to freedom

Tahir Mahmoud

Ramadan 14, 14362015-07-01

Omar Khadr has finally won freedom, thanks to the dogged determination of his lawyers Dennis Edney and Nate Whittling. It wasn’t easy; the Harper regime fought them tooth and nail but the courts finally sided with Omar Khadr.

Opinion

ISIS: the plan to remake Syria and Iraq

Ayesha Alam

Dhu al-Qa'dah 06, 14352014-09-01

The group, ISIS has nothing to do with Islam. It has been cobbled together the US and its Nato and regional allies to redraw the map of the Middle East starting with Syria and Iraq.

Main Stories

9/11: looking beyond the propaganda

Fahad Ansari

Shawwal 03, 14322011-09-01

As the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks draws near, prepare to be bombarded with propaganda in the form of repeated television footage of the hijacked United Airlines Flight 175 crashing into the South Tower of the World Trade Centre with the North Tower already in flames.

News & Analysis

Obama’s moment of truth in Afghanistan

Zia Sarhadi

Rajab 29, 14322011-07-01

The removal — real or fake — of Osama bin Laden from the equation in the US war on terror has opened up new possibilities for what could be achieved in Afghanistan. While much attention is focussed on US moves, no doubt an important consideration, Washington is quickly losing control, thanks to its military defeat in Afghanistan.

Special Reports

Obama’s speech portrays anticlimax of empire

Zainab Cheema

Jumada' al-Akhirah 28, 14322011-06-01

For his May 18 speech on the Muslim East, US President Barack Obama gave his latest performance in the production titled (Steadily Weakening) Empire Strikes Back. His flowery words have long since lost their perfume and his grammatically complex sentences, such a heady delight after the linguistically-challenged Bush, now seem to fall as flat as an out-of-tune piano.

News & Analysis

Bizarre episode of Osama’s killing and burial

Tahir Mustafa

Jumada' al-Ula' 27, 14322011-05-01

In the late hours of May 1, US President Barack Obama went on the air to break the news of Osama bin Laden’s killing in Pakistan. While he did not give much detail about the operational side of the attack, he did “thank” the Pakistanis for their “cooperation” in the operation that was carried out on a “compound in Abbottabad”, home to the Pakistan Military Academy at Kakul (just outside Abbottabad).

Editor's Desk

Fast-breaking news and the Crescent…

Editor

Jumada' al-Ula' 27, 14322011-05-01

This issue of Crescent International is late going to press because of global events over which we have no control. One problem is that people do not check with us before planning their important events such as weddings.

Background

The Taliban Movement

Fahad Ansari

Dhu al-Qa'dah 24, 14312010-06-01

One of the common misconceptions about the Taliban is that they were only formed as a movement in 1994...

Special Reports

American Muslims: also victims of September 11 and the

Waseem Shehzad

Ramadan 11, 14302009-09-01

Within hours of the attacks on the World Trade Centre and the Pentagon on September 11 last year, Muslims in America were being blamed and made the targets of retribution. WASEEM SHEHZAD examines the problems American Muslims have faced over the last year...

Special Reports

The enduring enigma of Osama bin Laden

Zia Sarhadi

Ramadan 11, 14302009-09-01

In the early eighties, Peshawar was the hub of activity for anti-Soviet fighters.

World

Musharraf desperate to offer Bush an electoral boost by targeting al-Qa’ida

Waseem Shehzad

Sha'ban 16, 14252004-10-01

In addition to the three official candidates– George Bush, John Kerry and Ralph Nader– two others are likely to influence the outcome of the US presidential elections on November 2: Osama bin Laden and Pakistani president general Pervez Musharraf...

World

US hunting Bin Ladin in Pakistan as Bush hopes for political boost

Zia Sarhadi

Muharram 10, 14252004-03-01

Whatever one’s view of Osama bin Ladin, his understanding of issues and his methods, one thing is indisputable: he has carved a niche for himself in world politics, thanks to US president Bush’s obsession with him...

South-East Asia

Scores killed in new wave of military terror in Aceh

A Correspondent in Singapore

Jumada' al-Ula' 22, 14232002-08-01

Even as one of its most senior-ranking members faces the death penalty for crimes committed in East Timor, the Indonesian army has been unleashing a similar wave of terror in Aceh...

Special Reports

Usama bin Ladin winning the video war against America

Waseem Shehzad

Dhu al-Qa'dah 02, 14222002-01-16

Two kinds of air wars have been waged in Afghanistan. One, with planes and bombs, has been conducted exclusively by the Americans, against which the Afghans and supporters of Usama bin Ladin have had no protection...

Occupied Arab World

US aircraft reportedly helping Yemen attack tribal ‘terrorists’

M.S. Ahmed

Shawwal 17, 14222002-01-01

Before his meeting with US president George W. Bush at the White House on November 27, all that president Abdullah Ali Saleh was prepared to do to accommodate Washington’s concerns about “anti-US terrorists” in Yemen was to expel a group of ‘Arab Afghans’ allegedly allied to Usama bin Ladin, and to take steps to prevent fleeing al-Qaeda and Taliban fighters or supporters from entering his country.

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