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Muharram, 14222001-04-16

Crescent International Vol. 30, No. 4


Dr Kalim Siddiqui: visionary of the Islamic movement


The global Islamic movement is so clearly a major force in the world today — the only challenge to the crumbling civilization of the West — that it is easy to forget that less than 25 years ago Muslims barely showed on the geo-political map.

Islamic Movement

The nature of civilizational struggle and the task facing the Islamic movement

Kalim Siddiqui

Dr Kalim Siddiqui's work ranged from history to political philosophy to community activism, but he is best known for his analysis of the contemporary historical situation and the nature and task of the global Islamic movement.

Occupied Arab World

Israel increasing brutalities against Palestinians in bid to end intifada

Zafar Bangash

Living up to his reputation as the “Butcher of Beirut,” Israeli prime minister Ariel Sharon has unleashed still more assaults on the besieged Palestinian civilians with helicopter-gunships, mortars and artillery shells in the West Bank and Ghazzah over the last two weeks.

Occupied Arab World

Arab League meeting provokes only contempt

Crescent International

The first regular Arab league summit in ten years concluded its business in Amman (capital of Jordan) on March 28, failing to solve the problems it had set out to tackle.

Special Reports

Pakistani secularists determined to abandon the Kashmiri struggle

Zafar Bangash

That oppressors everywhere try to maintain the status quo by trying to delegitimize the struggle of those whom they are oppressing is understandable.

Special Reports

US propaganda undermined by its own failures and belligerence

Rahhalah Haqq

The latest diplomatic row between the US and China is simply another episode in America’s ongoing struggle with its own belligerence on a global scale. While the corporate news media dutifully reported to satellite-viewers the tit-for-tat diplomacy...

Special Reports

US intelligence and propaganda bodies re-targeted at Muslims

M.S. Ahmed

Two recent low-key reports, which appear to have been largely ignored by the international media, despite their importance, indicate that the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and the Voice of America (VOA) are to be reorganised.


Muslims immigrants to Canada facing discrimination and social problems

Tahir Mahmoud

The migratory patterns of birds and animals in search of food (and therefore survival) are well known. Human beings, too, throughout history have travelled in search of work.


Canadian state targets Muslims with ‘anti-terrorist’ legislation

Waseem Shehzad

Following the examples of the US and Britain, the Canadian government has launched its own so-called anti-terrorism bill which, according to Muslims, will target them more than anyone else.


Putin preparing for more fighting in Chechnya, even as he declares the war to be won

Crescent International

Credit where credit is due: to the Chechen people, whose successful defiance of the Russian army’s might has come to dominate the policies and activities of president Vladimir Putin and his aides in recent weeks, although he insists (with little credibility) that Moscow has won a resounding victory and will soon withdraw the Russian army.


Christian groups, US oil interests and Sudanese rebels in unholy alliance against Khartoum

Crescent International

A Texan politician with oil interests and extensive links with both multinationals and Church groups in the US becomes president in Washington...

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