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Dhu al-Qa'dah, 14382017-08-01

Crescent International Vol. 46, No. 6

Main Stories

Masjid al-Aqsa Under Attack - Again

Zafar Bangash

The Zionist occupiers are gradually tightening their grip on Masjid al Aqsa, the first Qibla of Muslims. They installed metal detectors, now removed under public pressure, before allowing Muslims to enter the holy precinct for prayers. Their nefarious designs, however, give cause for great concern.

Special Reports

Sykes-Picot: Collapse of the Political Framework

Zaakir Ahmed Mayet

Sykes-Picot has collapsed and with it US hegemony in the region. When analyzing it we must seek the fundamental principle underpinning Sykes-Picot: control and protection of colonial interests.

Opinion

A Fault once Denied is Twice Committed

Abu Dharr

Defeat of the Saudi-backed and financed elements in Mosul is in reality the defeat of Zionist Israel that has duped ill-informed and misguided Muslims into fighting and killing other Muslims.

Opinion

Anguished Cries of the Kashmiris

Zafar Bangash

For 70 years, the people of Kashmir have suffered a brutal Indian military occupation. However, tey have not been cowed. Their determination remains as steely as ever even if much of the world has ignored their plight.

Opinion

Arabia's Third Bloc

Catherine Shakdam

Qatar has historically tried to operate outside the shadow of its larger more belligerent neighbor, Saudi Arabia. The latest Saudi-engineered crisis has provided Doha an opportunity to be even more assertive.

Editor's Desk

Grim Anniversary of Massacre in Egypt

Editor

It was three years ago that the Egyptian army perpetrated a bloodbath against innocent civilians in Cairo. General Sisi was and remains head of the military regime. Far from condemning the killings of innocent, Sisi is welcomed in Western capitals.

Editorials

Masjid al-Aqsa Under Siege

Editor

The cowardly Arabian rulers have maintained a deathly silence even as Masjid al Aqsa is under a Zionist siege. Is there any insult that will move these despicable creatures to action?

Editorials

Hindu India, Zionist Israel

Editor

Hindu India and Zionist Israel, fellow travelers on the path of Nazism, have embraced each other even tighter. This was evident during Narendra Modi’s visit to Israel last month.

News & Analysis

Bani Saud face the ‘now what’ moment over Qatar

Yusuf Dhia-Allah

By standing firm on principle, tiny Qatar has called Saudi Arabia’s bluff. The Bani Saud and their Arabian allies are now scratching their heads as to what to do next.

News & Analysis

Who is 'We'?

Héctor Manzolillo

The Covenants of the Prophet are extremely important documents not just for Muslims but all people in the world. Those that dismiss do not know Islam; they are merely self-promoters.

News & Analysis

Horror in the Hot Desert Sand

John Andrew Morrow

10,000 Religious fanatics cheered on the torture, castration, and burning alive of a teenage boy, not in present-day Syria or Iraq, but in the Waco, Texas!

News & Analysis

Canadian Bigots Fume as Khadr's Tortuous Saga Ends

Tahir Mahmoud

The Conservative Party of Canada, made up of racists and bigots, is firing up its equally racist base over the apology and compensation offered to Omar Khadr for the torture and illegal imprisonment he suffered for a decade at the hands of the Americans at Guantanamo Bay.

Islamic Movement

The Liberation of Mosul

Hassan Nasrallah

Mosul’s liberation from the clutches of the takfiri terrorists was announced on July 10. Next day, Hizbullah leader, Shaykh Sayed Hassan Nasrallah addressed the issue. Below is the transcript of his speech.

Islamic Movement

Time and Justice in Surah al-Kahf

Kevin Barrett

Surat al-Kahf, the 18th surah in the noble Qur’an, has attracted unusual amount of commentary. Its three main narratives – concerning the People of the Cave, Moses and the mysterious servant of God, and the travels of Dhul-Qarnayn – are somewhat enigmatic and seem to demand interpretation.

Letters To The Editor

The Clown Prince

Askia Wejd

Mohammed bin Salman, Saudi Arabia’s ‘clown’ prince destroys everything he touches. He will likely destroy the medieval kingdom as well.

Letters To The Editor

Unipolar world no more!

Abdul Hamid Khan

We are no longer living in the unipolar world, says this letter writer. Other powers—notably China, Russia and Germany—have emerged to replace US hegemony.

Letters To The Editor

Protecting Bani Saud

Masroor Kazi

British Prime Minister has refused to publish her own government’s report about those funding the terrorists. The report is believe to finger the Saudis, a regime the Brits want to protect for the sake of arms contracts.

Letters To The Editor

Hindu Fascism

Iqbal Patel

Hindu fascism led by the ‘Cow vigilantes’, is a growing threat to religious minorities, especially Muslims in India.

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