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Dhu al-Hijjah, 14362015-10-01

Crescent International Vol. 44, No. 8

Main Stories

Hujjaj deaths due to Saudi incompetence

Zafar Bangash

The Bani Saud have once again shown they are totally incompetent and callous. The horrific deaths of 4,173 pilgrims in Mina on September 24 is proof of their crimes. They should be put on trial for crimes against humanity...

Main Stories

Hajj disasters under Saudi occupation

Zafar Bangash

The Mina deaths were not the first even if the present tragedy surpassed all previous totals. There is a long list of disasters that have befallen the pilgrims under Saudi-controlled Hajj...


From Masjid al-Haram to Masjid al-Aqsa…

Zafar Bangash

Two sacred mosques in Islam—Masjid al Haram in Makkah and Masjid al-Aqsa in al-Quds (Jerusalem)—are under threat. The global Muslim Ummah must take serious note of these challenges and take appropriate steps...


Wars on Syria and Yemen

Zafar Bangash

With the Muslim world in turmoil, it is easy to forget the wars on Syria and Yemen. The Bani Saud footprint is writ large in both locales...


What is done by night, appears by day

Abu Dharr

The tight relationship between the Bani Saud and Bani Isra’il is coming out into the open. Both stand exposed as enemies of Allah and the committed Muslims...

News & Analysis

What Corbyn’s victory means for British politics

Our Own Correspondent

Jeremy Corbyn’s election as leader of the British Labour Party should not be exaggerated or minimized. He is certainly not your average politician hence the long daggers drawn out against him...

News & Analysis

Ignorance, prejudice and disunity among Muslims

Salina Khan

Muslims need to overcome the petty differences borne of ignorance to live with each other and learn to tolerate differences...

News & Analysis

Can Modi be forgiven for his crimes?

S Shahul Hameed

He may be the prime minister of India but Narendra Modi has committed crimes against humanity for which he must be held accountable. At the very least he cannot be forgiven...

News & Analysis

Tears for the Haramayn

Adamu Adamu

With recurring tragedies virtually every Eid, Muslims should not accept the excuses offered by the Bani Saud. They must be held accountable for their negligence and incompetence...

News & Analysis

Russia changes equation in the Syrian conflict

Ahmet Aslan

Russian President Vladimir Putin has served notice that he will not accept the Western engineered war on Syria to overthrow President Bashar al Asad. He has started bombing Western-backed terrorists creating panic in Western capitals...

Special Reports

Pentagon’s new ‘warmongering’ manual

Crescent International

International Law Professor Francis Boyle says the Pentagon’s new Law of War Manual (LOWM) sanctioning nuclear attacks and the killing of civilians, “reads like it was written by Hitler's Ministry of War.” ...

Special Reports

Canadian election: Is strategic voting really strategic?

Ahmad Khawaja

There is a notion that Muslims would be better served by voting strategically. This means voting for a party not to your liking in order to defeat one that you even dislike more. Does this really make sense? ...

Special Reports

What role for Muslims in the Canadian elections?

Tahir Mahmoud

The October 19 federal election is likely to be the most crucial for Muslims in Canada. While no party represents their interests, they have a choice about the least detrimental to their interests...

Editor's Desk

Canada’s murky arms deal with Saudi Arabia


Only one political leader, Tom Mulcair of the NDP, has spoken out against the Conservative government’s $15-billion arms deal with Saudi Arabia. Muclair, however, is facing pressure from a union at the manufacturing plant that says its members would lost jobs if the deal were cancelled. Jobs are clearly more important than Muslim blood of lives! ...

Letters To The Editor

Erdogan's folly

Anwar Salim Mirza

Turkish President Recept Tayip Erdogan has not only disappointed Muslims abroad, he is now creating divisions inside Turkey in a fit of jingoism. It will prove disastrous for the country...

Letters To The Editor

Wither Hamas?

Fatima Abu Ghada

The Palestinian resistance movement, Hamas operates in difficult circumstances but its leaders continue to make serious blunders in their choices...

Letters To The Editor

Taliban, Afghanistan and Pakistan

Amir Qadir Khan

The Afghan intelligence agency sabotaged talks with the Taliban but is now blaming Pakistan for not bringing the Taliban to the table for talks...

Letters To The Editor

Killing humans to save cows!

Shamsul Islam

Hindus worship a multiplicity of gods and consider the cow to be their mother. For this they are prepared to kill Muslims because they are beefeaters! ...

Letters To The Editor

New UN Plan to eliminate inequality!

Dr Muhammad Qasim Khan

Will the UN plan to eliminate poverty and inequality in 15 years work? ...

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