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Safar, 14382016-11-01

Crescent International Vol. 45, No. 9
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Main Stories

From Mosul to Aleppo: folding the takfiri tent

Tahir Mustafa

While the Iraqi army and Kurdish Peshmarga forces have launched operations from the southeast and northeast respectively into Mosul, the western corridor to Syria remains wide open for the takfiris to escape. Why?

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Opinion

Exposing the real faces behind the alleged Shi‘i-Sunni divide!

Abu Dharr

Through massive propaganda, Muslims are led to believe that there deep differences between Shias and Sunnis. To advance this agenda, crises are deliberately engineered that lead to bloodshed.

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Opinion

Saudis’ mass genocide signals end of independent Yemen

Catherine Shakdam

The Saudi regime is guilty of mass genocide in Yemen, the poorest country in the region. It would be difficult to find this out from reading the West’s corporate-owned media.

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Opinion

US elections and media circus

Zafar Bangash

One of the remarkable aspects of the American system is that people actually believe they have a say in how their president is elected. The media plays its role in pushing the establishment’s agenda to perpetuate the myth.

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Editorials

Kashmir and Palestine: two locales, one struggle

Zafar Bangash

Both the Kashmiris and Palestinians are suffering the brutal occupation of their land by alien invaders. Both occupations are the direct result of British colonial intrigue.

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News & Analysis

Desert storm engulfs Saudi economy

Yusuf Dhia-Allah

Poverty and Saudi Arabia may appear a contradiction in terms yet the kingdom’s economy has suffered massive blows because of wrong-headed policies. The kingdom is on the verge of bankruptcy.

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Editor's Desk

Racist teachers in Canadian schools

Editor

Canada is a multicultural country but this is no guarantee against racist teachers. The case of one School principal in York Region (same locality where Crescent is based) has brought to the fore the danger of such people poisoning young minds.

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News & Analysis

Afghanistan and the return of the Taliban

Catherine Shakdam

After spending more than a trillion dollars in Afghanistan, the Americans are not closer to vanquishing the Taliban. The resistance group has emerged stronger and now occupies large swathes of territory.

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News & Analysis

Saudis buy more arms even while income falls

Ayman Ahmed

Gripped by multiple crises, the Bani Saud think buying more weapons from the West would get them security. This is likely to hasten their downfall.

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Editorials

Egypt to cooperate with Syria against terrorists

Zafar Bangash

A common threat from the takfiri terrorists has forced the two regimes in Egypt and Syria to cooperate with each other. This is a blow to Saudi machinations in the region.

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News & Analysis

Rise of Russia and the looming Balkan crisis

Umar Shahid

While the rise of Russia is seen as a good sign to contain America’s belligerence, on the flip side, Moscow is courting the Serbs in Bosnia threatening the Muslim majority country in the Balkans.

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Special Reports

Desirable and undesirable change in the Ummah - II

Zafar Bangash

This is the second part of Zafar Bangash’s article on “change”; the first part was published in the October 2016 issue of Crescent International, concluding with outlining some of the qualities of muttaqi leadership.

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News & Analysis

Why is the foreign policy establishment spoiling for more war? Look at their donors

Dennis Kucinich

Major donors to political parties and to individual politicians have totally corrupted the American political system. This explains why wars are waged all over the world leading to much bloodshed and hatred for the US.

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Special Reports

Triangle of resources: Iran, Pakistan and Afghanistan

Zia Sarhadi

Three countries in South Asia—Iran, Pakistan and Afghanistan—have between them enormous mineral and energy resources. This makes them the special target of predatory powers.

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Special Reports

Detailed report based on 22 million tweets regarding the US presidential election

Sahab Media

As the date for US presidential election fast approaches, an analysis based on the examination of tweets yields some interesting insights.

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Book Review

Two exciting books about hadith literature

Tahir Mahmoud

If Muslims want to learn how hadith literature has been distorted, these two books will help them in this quest.

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Letters To The Editor

Uneducated, tyrannical Bani Saud

Mohammed H. Siddiq

Mohammed H. Siddiq, a native son of Arabia exposes the true nature of Bani Saud.

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Letters To The Editor

Who’s responsible for crimes in Libya?

Abdullah al-Maghrabi

Libya was the most prosperous country in North Africa yet after Nato’s 2011 attack, it has been turned into a failed State. Those responsible for this crime should be punished.

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Letters To The Editor

Global refugee crisis

Tahira Parveen

Letter writer Tahira Parveen suggests that we should look at those countries causing the crises that force people to flee their home to understand the refugee problem.

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Letters To The Editor

Media lies - Judy Armitage

Judy Armitage

Instead of information, media outlets indulge in massive lies to mislead people.

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Letters To The Editor

True Islam

Shaykh Ilyas

Criminals and mass murderers have hijacked Islam. It must be rescued from their clutches.

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