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Rabi' al-Awwal, 14362015-01-01

Crescent International Vol. 43, No. 11

Opinion

The takfiris’ allure

Zafar Bangash

The ISIS takfiris use Islamic rhetoric to attract gullible and frustrated Muslim youth to their ranks. Their fraud must be exposed to deal with them effectively.

Main Stories

The Peshawar massacre and its aftermath

Zia Sarhadi

The horrific murder of nearly 140 school children in Peshawar has caused great anguish and anger in Pakistan. Unless there is a comprehensive approach to this problem, a reaction in anger will only escalate the cycle of violence.

Opinion

The Saudi godparent of Zion

Abu Dharr

The Saudis are spreading hate propaganda to advance the imperialist and Zionist agenda.

Opinion

Egypt pledge of allegiance, freedom’s last song

Catherine Shakdam

Egyptian media has surrendered virtually all freedoms to support the new pharaoh, General Abdel Fattah el-Sisi.

Editorials

December 16: from Dhaka to Peshawar

Zafar Bangash

Brute force is not the answer to every problem even if the temptation to use force has gained currency in Pakistan in the aftermath of the Peshawar school massacre. Lessons must be learned from the past in order not to repeat them.

Editorials

Islam’s view on slaying of innocents

Zafar Bangash

Slaying innocent non-combatants violates every tenet of Islam. Those that indulge in such conduct are going against the teachings of the Qur’an and the Sunnah of the noble Messenger (saws).

News & Analysis

Turkey, sectarianism, and the “Arab Spring”

A Contributor from Toronto

Turkish President Recept Tayip Erdogan is resorting to increasing sectarian rhetoric to keep challengers at bay.

News & Analysis

Furious Erdogan hits at the Gulenists

Ahmet Aslan

The imperialist and Zionist-linked Gulenist movement and its supporters are being weeded out from key institutions in Turkey.

News & Analysis

Congress turns US into total police state

Ayesha Alam

The US House of Representatives has secretly passed a new bill that increases state surveillance powers without any court oversight. The US has become a police state.

News & Analysis

Jewish Defense League meets pastrami

Crescent International

Islamophobia is rampant in the Jewish community as Menachem Freedom found out. He believes in justice and fairness and expressed horror at the support being expressed for the extremist group, the Jewish Defence League.

News & Analysis

Azeri regime’s brutality may cause civil war

Crescent International

The illegitimate Azeri regime is pushing the country towards civil war because of its brutal tactics against the opposition.

Special Reports

Islamophobia and the rise of neo-Nazis

Tahir Mustafa

Encouraged by official anti-Muslim policies, Islamophobia is rising alarmingly in Europe and North America. Neo-Nazi groups in league with Zionists are leading this criminal enterprise.

Special Reports

American ghosts in Tehran

Eric Walberg

On a visit to Tehran, Canadian writer recounts the history of US meddling in Iranian affairs that were brought to an end by the taking over of the US Den of Spies (aka the US Embassy) by revolutionary students.

Special Reports

Scandalous Senate report on CIA torture

Ayesha Alam

While documenting CIA torture of innocents in the so-called war on terror, the American establishment is loathe to put the perpetrators on trial for their crimes.

Special Reports

China’s Silk Road to riches, for many…

Zafar Bangash

China is reviving the old Silk Road idea that will integrate Central Asia, Russia and Europe in the west and, Pakistan, India, Bangladesh, Malaysia and Indonesia in the east into its rapidly growing economy.

Book Review

Story of Muslim experience in America

Ayesha Alam

A second-generation Muslim American scholar recounts official treatment of Muslims as “outsiders.” The book makes fascinating reading.

Editor's Desk

Hindu Nazis and Zionists in tight embrace

Crescent International

India is under the grip of Hindu Nazis and their true colors, always known, are becoming clearer by the day. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has signaled that he plans to embrace the Zionists more tightly and abandon support for the Palestinians.

Letters To The Editor

As we celebrate the Prophets…

Crescent International

While celebrating the birthday of two great Prophets of Allah, the question that must be addressed in earnest is why are so many people killing each other and indulging in other violent acts.

Letters To The Editor

Al Masjid al-Aqsa and Palestine

Crescent International

With Muslims engrossed in the fitna created by the takfiris, the Zionists are busy tightening their grip on al-Masjid al-Aqsa and digging their claws deeper into Palestine.

Letters To The Editor

The takfiris and their backers

Crescent International

The takfiris and their backers must be relentlessly exposed because they have caused havoc in the Ummah.

Letters To The Editor

Sacred sites

Crescent International

By destroying the sacred sites of Islam, the Saudis are wiping out Islamic history. The Zionists are involved in a similar criminal enterprise in Occupied Palestine.

Letters To The Editor

Muslim destiny

Crescent International

Muslims must take control of their own destiny if they want to make progress in the world and end their current plight.

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