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Shawwal, 14372016-08-01

Crescent International Vol. 45, No. 6
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Main Stories

Turkey’s coup attempt exposes many unsavoury creatures

Zafar Bangash

Last month’s failed coup attempt in Turkey has exposed the alternate State that exists in the shadows. It has shown how deeply unsavory characters have penetrated the various institutions of state.

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Editor's Desk

Light at the end of Libya’s dark tunnel?

Editor

The people of Libya have suffered for more than five years since the Western Crusaders destroyed the regime of Colonel Muammar Qaddafi. His son, Seif al-Islam who was sentenced to death last year is now seen as a savior of Libya.

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Opinion

India’s caste system: religious apartheid

Zafar Bangash

Hinduism’s Caste system is a blot on the world’s conscience. It provides religious sanction to a system in which some human beings are condemned to a life of permanent slavery and degradation. It needs to be exposed to the world.

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Opinion

The sultan and the Shaytan

Abu Dharr

Using the garb of Sufism, the self-styled religious preacher, Fethullah Gulen has turned out to be a US-Zionist puppet who is prepared to advance their agenda. This is how the enemies of Islam operate.

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Opinion

Yemen’s resistance is about reclaiming sovereignty

Catherine Shakdam

The Najdi Bedouins, their Arabian allies and the corporate Western media project the Yemenis’ struggle as being limited to the Zaydis of the north is meant to delegitimize it. The struggle is to reclaim Yemen’s sovereignty.

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Editorials

Brexit and the failed Turkish coup

Zafar Bangash

Britons voted to leave the European Union. Coupled with Turkey’s failed coup, it has changed the global situation radically. There will now be new political realignments in the region.

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Editorials

Effective strategy needed for Kashmir

Zafar Bangash

While the Kashmiris valiantly resist the brutal Indian occupation, their friends around the world need to develop a coherent strategy to help them overcome one of the most brutal militaries in the world.

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News & Analysis

Turkey’s coup in dollars and cents

Ahmed Motiar

Part of the reason why people came out in such large numbers to support the elected government of President Recep Tayip Erdogan is that it has provided tangible benefits to the people since the AKP came to power in 2002.

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News & Analysis

US strikes Turkey through the Gulenist cult

Ahmet Aslan

Ample proof has emerged of the Gulenist cult, backed by the US, in trying to engineer the coup in Turkey. This attempt may have failed but another one cannot be discounted.

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News & Analysis

Saudi hostility to Islamic Iran intensifies

Waseem Shehzad

The Najdi Bedouins have gone berserk in their hostility to the Islamic Republic of Iran. They are now openly courting terrorists.

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News & Analysis

What prevents implementation of Iran deal?

Tahir Mahmoud

There was always deep concern among some segments of the Iranian society that the West would not live up to its part of the bargain in the nuclear deal with Iran. A year after the deal was signed has confirmed the skeptics’ worst fears.

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News & Analysis

Theresa May: Margaret Thatcher 2?

Umar Shahid

In selecting Theresa May as the new prime minister, the British establishment has opted for another Margaret Thatcher. Can the consequences be any different for ordinary Brits, especially Muslims?

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News & Analysis

Defying curfew, Kashmiris confront Indian occupiers

Zia Sarhadi

Kashmiris are again being targeted by one of the most ruthless regimes in the world. The Indian occupation troops have introduced a new weapon this time: pellet guns that spray hundreds of steel-tipped bullets that have blinded hundreds of people.

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News & Analysis

Being Muslim and travelling in Europe of 2016

Tahir Mustafa

Europe’s mask of civility is off. Islamophobia and anti-immigrant sentiment are rampant and expressed openly. Our correspondent offers some tips on how to go about living and traveling in Europe.

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Special Reports

Takfiris and their enablers: Muslims and non-Muslims

Yusuf Dhia-Allah

Takfirism is not a new phenomenon; its precursor was the Khawarij. Today, the takfiris receive money, weapons, training and support from many regimes, some even carrying Muslim names.

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Special Reports

Radical Wahhabism’s new playground: Nigeria

Catherine Shakdam

The Islamic movement in Nigeria is the victim of a regime that is now completely in the pocket of the Wahhabi zealots. Our correspondent exposes this toxic nexus.

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News & Analysis

Dangerous to be black in America!

Khadijah Ali

Police in America have declared war on the black population. They are shot and killed even if they are unarmed and have surrendered to the police. Even the courts are backing the killers in uniform.

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Letters To The Editor

Crescent’s in-depth coverage of global events

Ahmed Abdul Rahman

Long-time subscriber, Ahmed Abdul Rahman lauds Crescent’s in-depth analysis that is lacking in other media outlets.

Letters To The Editor

Zionist hysteria over Quds Rally

Ahmed Mohamad Ali

Reader Ahmed Mohamad Ali explains why the Zionists are getting hysterical about the success of Quds rallies in Toronto.

Letters To The Editor

Trump and Clinton: pity America!

John Vanderbilt

Is there a difference between Hillary and Trump? Americans are caught between a rock and a hard place writes John Vanderbilt.

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Letters To The Editor

Bahrain, Yemen

Mansour Ali

The people of Bahrain and Yemen are both victims of Saudi aggression and crimes, writes Mansour Ali.

Letters To The Editor

Mleeta

Zainab Abu Zahra

Letter-writer Zainab Abu Zahra enjoyed our report of Mleeta, Hizbullah’s museum in South Lebanon that she had also visited and found inspirational.

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