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Shawwal, 14171997-02-16

Crescent International Vol. 25, No. 22

Occupied Arab World

Qana: after the massacre

Abul Fadl

On a recent visit to the southern Lebanese village of Qana one could not find even traces of joy. Instead, anger with the Israeli murderers and their American supporters was palpable on every street corner.

South-East Asia

Mahathir invites Hollywood to Malaysia

Kuala Lumpur Correspondent

Addressing Hollywood film industrialists in Beverly Hills on January 14, Malaysian prime minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad invited the American entertainment industry to invest in his latest brainchild, the Multimedia Super-Corridor (MSC).

Special Reports

Under Korbelova, US foreign policy made in Tel Aviv, not Washington

Tahir Mahmoud

That US foreign policy is hostage to Israeli/zionist interests is no secret. With the appointment of Madeleine K Albright (the ‘K’ stands for Korbelova, later abbreviated to Korbel!) as US secretary of State, it has once again brought this into sharp focus.

Special Reports

US subversion in Sudan

A Correspondent in Khartoum

The US has openly joined the conspiracy not only to bring down the government of president Hasan al-Bashir in Khartoum but also pave way for the dismemberment of Sudan.


Albanians’ introduction to capitalism

Our Own Correspondent

Renewed street protests against the Albanian government broke out in the capital Tirana and other major towns on February 5. These erupted after the Democratic Party (PD) government of president Salih Berisha failed to satisfy investors that it would repay the money they had invested in failed ‘pyramid’ investment schemes.


More Indian crimes in Kashmir

Zia Sarhadi

February 5 is traditionally observed as Kashmir Day in Pakistan. This year it was no different although it was somewhat overshadowed by the just-concluded elections in Pakistan.


Intrepid Chechens seal victory in war with free and fair elections in Ichkeria

Iqbal Siddiqui

Chechen determination to achieve full independence from Russia was emphasized on February 1 when Aslan Maskhadov, president of the Chechen Republic of Ichkeria, laughed off suggestions that he would take a seat in the Upper House of the Russian parliament.

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