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Safar, 14402018-11-01

Crescent International Vol. 47, No. 9


Don’t Believe a Liar Even if… He is Telling the Truth

Abu Dharr

The brutal killing of Khashoggi is very much in the mould of the tyrants and kings that followed after the Khulafa al-Rashidoon. Muslims must study their history carefully.


The Transformative Power of the Sirah

Zafar Bangash

Muslims must not reduce the Sirah to a few anecdotal episodes. It is our guide for the total transformation of society.

Main Stories

Saudi Savages

Yusuf Dhia-Allah

The brutal manner in which journalist Jamal Khashoggi was chopped up alive by a Saudi hit squad has sent shockwaves throughout the world.

News & Analysis

Trump’s Iran Sanctions

Kevin Barrett

Islamic Iran may initially suffer a setback due to America’s illegal sanctions but Trump’s policy will spell the death knell of dollar hegemony.

News & Analysis

MESA: the Arabian NATO?

Tahir Mustafa

The imperialists and Zionists never tire of cooking up new ways to rob the ignorant Arabian rulers of their wealth, as the ‘Arabian Nato’ ploy shows.

News & Analysis

How Worldview Precedes Cultural Development

Tahir Mahmoud

Our initial worldview (deen) influences our outlook and preferences in life, including hard sciences.

Editor's Desk

Yemen in the News, Finally!


While Khashoggi’s brutal murder has spotlighted the dark conduct of Saudi rulers, it has also forced Western media outlets to look a little closer at the horrors perpetrated in Yemen.


Shifting Global Alliances


The world is changing fast. This can be witnessed in the new alliances that are emerging to challenge US hegemony.


Kashmir Black Day


October 27 is observed as Black Day in Kashmir. This year was no different except that the Indian occupiers surpassed even their past gory record.


Genocide Apologist Haley Contemplating Presendtial Run?

Kevin Barrett

Nikki Haley was not the US ambassador to the UN; she represented her real masters, the Zionists, at whose behest and whose support she may make a bid for the US presidency.

News & Analysis

Khashoggi Murder a Wake-up Call?

Kevin Barrett

One would be closing eyes to reality to assume that Muhammad bin Salman gave the order to murder Khashoggi on his own. There are American fingerprints all over this sordid affair.

News & Analysis

White Helmets, Black Deeds

Ayman Ahmed

White Helmets are not the shining knights projected in the Western media. They are a propaganda tool in the hands of the West, their real creators.

News & Analysis

Israeli Apartheid, Palestinian Resistance

Nwabisa Sigaba

There are striking parallels between Israeli and South African apartheids. The Palestinian resistance is also following the same pattern that their brethren in South Africa did many decades earlier.

News & Analysis

Tiptoeing Through the Afghan Quagmire

Zia Sarhadi

Despite being the longest US war, few politicians or media outlets are talking about the never-ending war in Afghanistan. This because the US has lost it but nobody wants to admit defeat.

News & Analysis

Islamabad, IMF, and Overseas Pakistanis

Zafar Bangash

The new government in Pakistan needs to pay attention to the needs of overseas Pakistanis if it wants their help in a meaningful way.

Book Review

History of Eurasia and Eurasianism

Dmitry Shlapentokh

The terms Eurasia and Eurasianism have recently been used quite extensively. This book explores the origin and meanings of the terms.

Special Reports

And Now, Chinese and Hindu Islamophobes!

Hayy Yaqzan

If you think only whites indulge in Islamophobia, think again. Even Chinese and Hindus have got in on the act!

Letters To The Editor

Khashoggi’s Murder

Javed Akbar

The murder of the well-connected Washington Post contributor and former Saudi regime insider Jamal Khashoggi has stirred up simmering tactical differences within the US national security establishment related to Trump’s support for the despotic regime and the US role in the mass killings in Yemen.

Letters To The Editor

Saudis’ Khashoggi Tale

Saudi Press Agency

The Saudi version of what happened to Jamal Khashoggi in their consulate in Istanbul keeps changing as new evidence emerges. Let us get the true version, “During a ‘friendly discussion’, Khashoggi became really violent,” said the head Saudi butcher, Salah al-Tubayqi.

Letters To The Editor

Islamophobia - Leyla Ansari

Leyla Ansari

Islamophobia is a form of racism and bigotry that is still acceptable in all Western societies including such supposed bastions of tolerance as Sweden and Canada.

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