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Ramadan, 14362015-07-01

Crescent International Vol. 44, No. 5

Main Stories

Personal interests invariably trump principles

Zafar Bangash

Almost all people claim to follow some principles but when it comes to their personal interests, principles are often quickly abandoned.

Main Stories

Najdi Bedouins’ alliance with the Zionists out in the open

Yusuf Dhia-Allah

They have no diplomatic relations but that has not proved a hindrance to the Najdi Bedouins and the Zionists publicly embracing each other against Islamic self-determination.

Editorials

Emergence of the neo-Ahzab

Zafar Bangash

History is repeating itself. The enemies of Allah and of the committed Muslims are once again getting together to destroy the Islamic State. Like the Prophet’s (saws) time, the neo-Ahzab fail.

Editorials

Time to end dollar’s hegemony

Zafar Bangash

The US has maintained its dominance of global affairs through militarism and the dollar. If the dollar were retired as a global currency, US militarism and aggression would be dealt a severe blow.

Opinion

Who’s backing the takfiris?

Zafar Bangash

The takfiris did not emerge in a vacuum. They have been financed, trained and armed by a number of countries for their nefarious designs. We expose the conspirators.

Opinion

The Saudis: from throwing money to dropping bombs to (eventually) hugging Zionists

Abu Dharr

The “Saudis” have used money to buy loyalty or silence critics. They have now launched a direct attack on Yemen but with the campaign not going well, they have embraced the Zionists.

Opinion

Bahrain: the king, the revolutionary and criminalization of democracy

Catherine Shakdam

The sentencing of Shaykh Ali Salman may prove the undoing of the Khalifa monarchy in Bahrain.

News & Analysis

Blowback from Najdi Bedouins’ attack on Yemen

Yusuf Dhia-Allah

The Najdi Bedouins’ attack on Yemen has resulted in not only Saudi casualties but also given rise to freedom movements inside the kingdom. The Bedouins may have bitten more than they can chew.

News & Analysis

West’s hypocrisy over nuclear weapons

Tahir Mustafa

The West makes much noise about preventing proliferation of nuclear weapons but they themselves are not prepared to live up to their obligations as the latest SIPRI report shows.

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News & Analysis

Russia, Iran and the “near abroad”

Our Eurasia Correspondent

How Islamic Iran should deal with Russia is the subject of this analysis in which a realistic assessment of the reality is called for.

News & Analysis

Gloomy prospects for AKP after elections

Ahmet Aslan

The AKP has suffered a serious setback in last month’s elections and its hold on power is no longer assured.

News & Analysis

Refugees, EU meddling in the Muslim world

Our Own Correspondent

The much-hyped refugee problem with boatloads of people streaming out of North Africa and the Middle East is the direct result of EU-Western meddling in Muslim affairs.

Islamic Movement

“Imam Khomeini is alive”

Eric Walberg

Where Imam Khomeini’s anniversary drew hundreds of people to the program, it also attracted an odd assortment of parasites and anti-Islamic mobsters that had escaped from Iran because of their links with the despicable regime of the Shah.

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Islamic Movement

Importance of Quds Day rallies

Waseem Shehzad

Even while there are many problems afflicting the Muslim world, the issue of al-Quds and Palestine cannot be forgotten. That is what makes the annual Quds Day rallies so important.

Special Reports

Omar Khadr’s long, tortuous journey to freedom

Tahir Mahmoud

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.

Editor's Desk

Zionist army gives itself clean bill of health

Editor

It kills innocent people including children but refuses to accept any responsibility. The Zionist military insists it has done “nothing wrong”. The reality is different.

Letters To The Editor

Mursi’s death sentence condemned

Ayman Abdul Bari

The Egyptian military regime and its kangaroo courts have sentenced scores of people to death, including the first-ever elected president in Egypt’s history, Mohamed Mursi. It has evoked strong global condemnation.

Letters To The Editor

Trial exposes UK links to terror in Syria

Bashir Ahmed

The abrupt halt to the trial of a Swedish citizen last month because it would have exposed British intelligence agency’s links to terrorist groups in Syria has shed light on the sordid role of the British government.

Letters To The Editor

Muslim suffering

Laila Omar

Muslims are suffering everywhere but the regimes’ silence is deafening. Why?

Letters To The Editor

Message to all Muslims

Mohammed H. Siddiq

A Madinah-born citizen condemns the “Saudi” rulers and insists they have no right to be in control in the Arabian Peninsula.

Letters To The Editor

Blessings

Abdulaziz-ul-Haqq ibn Orozco

A writer from prison finds the Crescent International a blessing in his quest for acquiring knowledge and understanding of the global situation.

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