A Monthly Newsmagazine from Institute of Contemporary Islamic Thought (ICIT)
To Gain access to thousands of articles, khutbas, conferences, books (including tafsirs) & to participate in life enhancing events

Ramadan, 14402019-06-01

Crescent International Vol. 48, No. 4

News & Analysis

Bani Saud Plan More Executions

Ayman Ahmed

Emboldened by the execution of 37 innocent people in April, Bani Saud now plan to execute more people after Ramadan among them some leading Islamic scholars.

Islamic Movement

Condemnation of Kings and Court Clerics (Part II)

Jihad Jones

There are no good kings, period! For court cleric to try and present them in a positive light sets a bad example for Muslims everywhere.


Absent Sectarianism: A Sunni is a Shi‘i and a Shi‘i is a Sunni

Abu Dharr

If Muslims were to remove their sectarian blinkers, they will discover that a Sunni is a Shi’i and a Shi’i is a Sunni.

Main Stories

Islamophobes in the US: Not Just White Extremists

Kevin Barrett

It would be tempting but wrong to assume that Islamophobia is peddled only by white extremists. There are powerful forces behind the scenes, many of them Zionists that are financing the nasty work of frontline donkeys!

Main Stories

Institutionalizing Islamophobia in Canada

Khadijah Ali

From Toronto City Hall to the provincial assemblies of Ontario and Quebec, Islamophobia is being given official sanction. In Toronto, the Zionists have been pushing for a ban on Al Quds Rally. While not entirely successful, the craven manner in which City politicians have accommodated their racist demands shows which way the wind is blowing.


Al-Masjid al-Aqsa Under Threat

Zafar Bangash

The Zionists are furiously trying to take over al Majid al Aqsa, the first qibla of Muslims. In violation of their own laws, they have trespassed on the holy sanctuary on numerous occasions aided and abetted by heavily armed Israeli soldiers.

Editor's Desk

The Heart-Breaking Story of 5-year-old Palestinian Girl


Five-year-old Aisha Lulu living in Gaza’s al-Bureij locality had brain tumor and needed surgery at al-Maqasid Hospital in Jerusalem. The Zionists refused to give her mother a visa to go with her. A stranger took her but the poor child died soon after returning because of the trauma that she suffered, showing the Zionists callousness.


Iran Unfazed by US threats


After huffing and puffing like the big bad wolf for several weeks against the Islamic Republic of Iran, Donald Trump was forced to make a climb-down. On a visit to Tokyo on May 27, Trump said he was not after “regime change” in Iran; he only wanted to make sure they do not have nuclear weapons. Iran does not, but who gave Trump the right to decide that anyway?


Pakistan in the IMF Debt Trap


Pakistan debt continues to climb and going to the IMF for another bailout package is not a good omen for the future.


European New Right: Symptom of the West’s Decline

Kevin Barrett

The rise of far right parties in Europe and indeed even in North America reflects the moral and political decline of the West.

News & Analysis

Bani Saud Crimes, at Home and Abroad

Brecht Jonkers

Hiding under the protective umbrella of imperialism and Zionism, the Bani Saud are moving full speed ahead with the crimes both at home and abroad.

News & Analysis

Russian Media’s pro-Zionist Bias

Agha Hussain

Surprising as it may sound, there is a strong pro-Israeli bias in the Russian media.

News & Analysis

The Other Silk Road

Yusuf Dhia-Allah

China’s Belt and Road initiative is not the only game in town. There is a road and rail link planned between Iran, Iraq, Syria and Turkey that would have much positive impact on the development of the region.

Book Review

Khalilzad’s Story: The Envoy

Eric Walberg

Zalmay Khalilzad is a hardcore neo-con. Born in Afghanistan he went to the US as a teenager and immediately fell in love with it. Now he is busy betraying the country where he was born in order to advance the US’ imperialist agenda.

News & Analysis

SNC-Lavalin Scandal: A Muslim Perspective

Tahir Mahmoud

The SNC-Lavalin scandal does not seem to be going away but what it shows is that Western politicians are quite happy to consort with third world dictators if it advances their material interests.

Letters To The Editor

US-Taliban Negotiations

Speen Gul Watanyar

Six rounds of talks have been held between the Taliban and US representatives in Doha, Qatar. Based on Western media reports, most people are under the impression that the talks are aimed at securing a safe withdrawal of US forces from Afghanistan.

Letters To The Editor

Yemeni Resistance

Ahmed Ali

It was heartening to read in CI (May 2019) that Yemen’s revolutionary fighters have scored major hits against Saudi invaders.

Letters To The Editor

Unity of Muslims

Junaid Siddiqui

Most Muslims yearn for unity even if they are not fully aware of how to achieve it.

Letters To The Editor

Indian Elections

Masoud Chaudhry

While much of the Western world has been extolling the nonexistent virtues of Indian democracy, one aspect hitherto overlooked is the number of candidates facing serious criminal charges.

Sign In


Forgot Password ?


Not a Member? Sign Up