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

Crescent International Vol. 43, No. 7

Main Stories

Saudi regime’s hatred of Islamic movements

Zafar Bangash

While claiming to be carrying the banner of ‘Sunni’ Islam, the Saudi regime has visceral hatred for any genuine expression of Islam. We examine why.


War on Gaza: winners and losers

Zafar Bangash

Zionist Israel may have killed thousands of civilians in Gaza but it has failed to achieve any of its military objectives.


Questions about 9/11 even after 13 years

Zafar Bangash

Even 13 years after 911, most Americans refuse to accept the official version of the events. Architects, structural engineers and academics continue to raise pertinent questions that the Washington warlords refuse to answer.


Palestinians and the ICC

Zafar Bangash

Is it a good idea for the Palestinians to take their case to the International Criminal Court? We look at the conduct of such institutions.


Palestinians bleeding to death, politicians divided to death (O Muslim! Mourn thy soul)

Abu Dharr

A gigantic struggle is underway between Islamic self-determination (led by Islamic Iran) and ruthless exploitation (represented by US imperialism and Zionism). Where do the Muslim regimes stand?


Anniversary of 9/11 and the White House iftar

Ayesha Alam

American Muslim ‘leaders’ are just waking up to the horrific consequences of a surveillance police state even as they try to curry favor with the oppressive system.


ISIS: the plan to remake Syria and Iraq

Ayesha Alam

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.

News & Analysis

Why ISIS is against Hamas

Sarbaz Roohulla Rezvi

The so-called Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham is not interested in fighting Zionism; it wants to destroy Hamas. Not surprisingly, it did not utter a word against recent Zionist crimes in Gaza.

News & Analysis

Saudi regime tortures human rights activist

Yusuf Dhia-Allah

Both Human Rights Watch and the UN Human Rights Council have condemned the Saudi regime for harassing and torturing human rights activists for doing no more than peacefully demanding basic rights.

News & Analysis

El-Sisi guilty of premeditated murder — HRW

Ayman Ahmed

In a stinging 188-page report, Human Rights Watch has accused the Sisi-led military regime of premeditated murder and genocide against innocent civilians in Egypt. HRW has called for putting these people on trial.

News & Analysis

Iraq’s new prime minister faces uphill battle

Tahir Mustafa

Iraq will need more than a change of prime minister to create a sense of belonging among different groups that are being manipulated along ethnic and sectarian lines.

News & Analysis

The Rahbar sets limits on contacts with US

Tahir Mahmoud

The Rahbar, Imam Seyyed Ali Khamenei has told Iranian diplomats not to engage in talks with the US except on specific issues unless Washington changes its insulting behavior.

Special Reports

Turkey during and after the presidential election

Our Own Correspondent

Turkey has a new president in Recep Tayip Erdogan, hitherto Turkey’s prime minister. Our correspondent reports what he saw before, during and after the election in Turkey. After spending half a month during and after the latest presidential election in Turkey, a Crescent International correspondent shares his observations and analysis.

Editor's Desk

Resistance forced Israel to accept truce on its terms


Hamas and Islamic Jihad, showing resilience and determination, have forced the zionists to accept their terms for a truce. Israel failed to achieve its objectives in its onslaught on Gaza.

Letters To The Editor

Remembering Sabra and Shatilla massacre

Mohamed E. Hawash

Thousands of Palestinians and Lebanses were massacred by Christian Phalangist forces supported by Zionist Israel in 1982. Reader Mohamed E. Hawash recalls the Zionist-Phalangist crimes.

Letters To The Editor

Saudi corruption, nepotism and inequality

Mohammed H. Siddiq

The Saudi regime is rotten to the core and must be removed for the sake of the people of Arabian Peninsula and the broader Muslim Ummah, says letter writer Mohammed H. Siddiq who is originally from the Hijaz.

Letters To The Editor


Hamid Khan

Abdullah is becoming a bad name. The latest to join the list is the arrogant former foreign minister of Afghanistan who thinks he should be president.

Letters To The Editor

Media lies

Mariam Niazi

Israel’s murderous assault on Gaza and the corporate media’s shameless support of it have once again exposed the media’s true nature.

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