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Rajab, 14372016-05-01

Crescent International Vol. 45, No. 3

Editor's Desk

Zionist crimes against Palestinian children - I

Editor

While the Muslims’ attention is fixated on the tragic events in places like Syria, Yemen, Iraq etc, the Zionists are busy killing children in Palestine.

Opinion

Significance of the Isra’ and Mi‘raj

Zafar Bangash

Isra wal mi‘raj is an important event in Prophetic history. Muslims must study the events leading to the mi‘raj and what lessons they can derive from them today.

Opinion

Fear the imperialists from the front, Saudis from the rear, and Zionists from all sides!

Abu Dharr

The dirty truth about the ‘return’ of the two Saudi islands—Tiran and Sanafir—from Zionist occupation via Egypt, with the permission of the Zionists! The Saudi cowards stand exposed.

Opinion

OIC creates divisions, not unity among Muslims

Catherine Shakdam

There has been little cooperation forthcoming from an organization whose name is a misnomer: Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC). As a mere tool in the hands of the Najdi Bedouins, it cannot achieve anything.

Editorials

Why peace eludes Syria and Yemen

Zafar Bangash

The people of Syria and Yemen would want nothing better than peace but foreign powers are determined to continue the mayhem with tragic loss of life.

Editorials

Panama papers and the thieving rich

Zafar Bangash

The world is held hostage by oligarchs whose sole purpose in life is to further enrich themselves, as the Panama papers once again reveal. The big question is what can the rest of us do.

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Main Stories

Bani Saud-Bani Israel alliance out in the open

Yusuf Dhia-Allah

The Najdi munafiqs’ cover has been blown by fast-paced developments in the region. They fought the Prophet (saws) 1400 years ago and are fighting his committed followers today.

News & Analysis

Collapsing pillars of the Bedouin kingdom

Tahir Mustafa

The rotten kingdom of ‘Saudi’ Arabia is collapsing. Deep internal divisions have come to the fore as the unholy alliance between Bani Saud and Bani Abd al-Wahhab unravels.

News & Analysis

Turkey to reconcile with Zionist Israel

Ahmet Aslan

Recep Tayip Erdogan has had to eat crow and is trying to ingratiate himself to the Zionists once again as he continues with his destructive policy of destabilizing the Muslim East undermining Islamic self-determination.

News & Analysis

Anti-Iran sanctions remain despite nuclear deal

Tahir Mahmoud

While Iran has fulfilled its part of the bargain in the nuclear deal, the US is putting hurdles in its way by refusing to release Iran’s frozen assets. Instead, US courts have indulging in grand larceny by awarding Iranian money to families making ludicrous claims. One Judge, George Benjamin Daniels of US District court in Southern New York is shown in the picture. Is there a better definition of Uncle Tom.

News & Analysis

From occupied Karabakh, NATO’s media message to Russia

Our Caucasus correspondent

The unelected regime of Ilham Aliyev in Azerbaijan is incapable of protecting the interests of the people as evident from his lack of interest in protecting Karabakh that is illegally occupied by Armenia.

News & Analysis

Revealing the real target of the Panama papers

Catherine Shakdam

Was Russian President Vladimir Putin the real target of the Panama papers’ leak? One cannot help but conclude this from reading the Western corporate-owned media.

Editorials

Ramadan Moon Data for Toronto and Vicinity

Editor

With the month of Ramadan approaching, a host of Saudi agents masquerading as self-styled experts will emerge from the woodwork to try and convince unsuspecting Muslims about moonsighting claims. Their agenda is to conform to Saudi claims completely disregarding Qur’anic injunctions and the Prophetic Sunnah.

Special Reports

Al-Qaeda leader who wasn’t: the shameful ordeal of Abu Zubaydah

Rebecca Gordon

Abu Zubaydah was never a member of al Qaeda and had nothing to do with 911 yet he was accused by the likes of Rumsfled and Bush of being al Qaeda’s number 2. He was tortured and waterboarded 183 times, the highest of any prisoner based on false allegations. US presidential candidates want to continue these practices!

Special Reports

How Pakistan’s socio-political culture breeds corruption

Shahida Wizarat

It is completely false to claim that Pakistan has a democracy. A mafia paid by foreign powers, is holding the country hostage. Unless these traitors are apprehended, the country will not make progress.

Islamic Movement

In memory of Dr. Kalim Siddiqui

Zafar Bangash

Dr. Kalim Siddiqui, the great Islamic scholar, visionary and, activist, joined heavenly company on April 18, 1996. This is an abridged version of the welcoming address delivered by ICIT Director Zafar Bangash at the Memorial Conference held for the late scholar in Toronto on April 23.

Islamic Movement

The 20th anniversary of Dr. Kalim Siddiqui

Waseem Shehzad

Colleagues, friends and admirers of the late Dr Kalim Siddiqui gathered in Toronto to pay tribute to this great son of Islam and a leading intellectual of the last century.

Letters To The Editor

Tribute to Dr. Kalim Siddiqui

Mohamed Bokreta

Mohamed Bokreta from Algeria pays tribute to Dr Kalim Siddiqui

Letters To The Editor

Erdogan’s slide into dictatorship

Khurshid Ahmed Khan

Recept Tayip Erdogan is no democrat; he is a dictator. That is the only way to describe him.

Letters To The Editor

Palestinian pain

Sayyeda Zahra

Palestinians are a very unfortunate people. Their leaders have repeatedly betrayed them while the Arabian rulers have completely abandoned them.

Letters To The Editor

Takfiris - Letter to Editor

Afzal Mahmood

The takfiri mass murderers and cannibals are a blot on the name of Islam. Their backers must also be exposed to rescue the good name of Islam.

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