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Crescent International Vol. 48, No. 8

Main Stories

Yemeni Defenders’ Shock and Awe Resistance

Brecht Jonkers

The spectacular drone strikes by Yemen’s resistance movement on Aramco facilities has sent shockwaves throughout the medieval Saudi kingdom as well as their patron saint the US.


A Kingdom that is Self-centered is Off-centered

Abu Dharr

The Bani Saud’s anti-Muslim policies that have driven them to open subservience to imperialism and Zionism have brought them nothing but shame and defeat. They are staring into the abyss.


Resistance to Occupation

Zafar Bangash

To resist foreign occupiers is a fundamental right recognized in international law yet colonial occupiers miss no opportunity to denigrate those that struggle for their basic rights.

News & Analysis

Kadyrov: A Successful Dudayev?

Akhmet Makhmoudov

Ramzan Kadyrov is successfully exploiting the situation in Chechnya to garner support and stay in power.

News & Analysis

The Khashoggi Saga and Saudi Brazenness

Tahir Mustafa

Observers have asked the question why the Saudis had to murder and dismember Jamal Khashoggi in such a brutal manner? They could easily have bumped him off in an accident. The reason is they wanted to make Khashoggi an example for would be dissidents.


IHRA Definition of Anti-Semitism: A Racist Lie

Kevin Barrett

IHRA’s definition of anti-Semitism is meant to hide the holocaust of others by the imperialist powers as well as justify Zionist crimes against the Palestinians.


Kashmiri Suffering, Global Indifference


The suffering of the people of Kashmir at the hands of Indian occupation forces is well known yet the indifference of governments worldwide to their plight is absolutely shocking.

Editor's Desk

Trouble for Pharaoh on the Nile


In a surprising development, the people of Egypt have shed their fear of the brutal Sisi regime and come out in the streets to demand his ouster. They responded to the call from an unlikely source: a former military contractor familiar with widespread corruption. He is currently living in exile.


Iran’s Message of Hope


Amidst threats of war and in some instances actual wars against innocent people, especially Muslims, Islamic Iran has offered a peace initiative aimed at ending conflict and developing good neighborliness in the region.

News & Analysis

MbS’ Quivering Lower Lip

Yusuf Dhia-Allah

MbS, the Saudi crown prince, is one nervous wreck these days. He has bitten more than he can chew or handle. He may be presiding over the demise of the sandcastle kingdom of Saudi Arabia and clearly feels the sand shifting from underneath his feet.

News & Analysis

Inching Toward the Liberation of Idlib

Kevin Barrett

After more than eight years of bloodletting, the grand conspiracy of regime change in Syria is finally seeing its end with the last remnants of the takfiri terrorists on the verge of final defeat.

News & Analysis

Gaza’s Alarming Statistics: Time to Sanction Israel

Ayman Ahmed

Gaza has been describes as an open-air prison. It is much worse. Its grim statistics—95% of the water being undrinkable leading to many otherwise preventable diseases, lack of food and lack of desperately-needed medicines—all point to the people’s alarming plight at the hands of Zionist occupiers.

News & Analysis

Why Pakistan should not Recognize Israel

Waseem Shehzad

Pakistan will gain nothing by recognizing Zionist Israel despite the clamor in some quarters that it will benefit the country. Islamabad would lose the moral and legal argument about Indian occupation of Kashmir.

News & Analysis

Zionist Israel’s New Racist Education Law

Crescent International

Zionist Israel is a racist entity, discriminating against indigenous Palestinians. Its racism has now seeped into the educational system as well where Palestinian children are being forced to accept the Zionists’ falsified history that Palestine belongs to the Jews and that Palestinians are aliens on their own land.

News & Analysis

Trump’s Twitter Tantrum over Taliban No-show

Zia Sarhadi

Donald Trump’s cancellation of talks with the Taliban had nothing to do with the killing of one American soldier; it had everything to do with the Taliban’s refusal to meet him before an agreement was signed.

News & Analysis

Hamza Yusuf’s Fall from Grace

Salina Khan

Hamza Yusuf is no Islamic scholar. He has exposed himself as an opportunist who sucks up to corrupt rulers for money while trying to provide them ‘religious’ cover by proclaiming not to rebel against these oppressors.

Special Reports

Islamophobia and Canadian Elections

Hayy Yaqzan

Islamophobia is deeply entrenched in Western society. It has also reared its ugly head in Canada, the supposed bastion of multiculturalism where it has become an issue in the election campaign.

Book Review

US Biological Warfare

Kevin Barrett

Among all the states in the world, the US has the dubious distinction of not only using atomic weapons against Japan in 1945, it is also responsible for creating germs that have resulted in the eruption of the deadly Lyme Disease.

Letters To The Editor

Fascism in India

Mansoor Ali Khan

Narendra Modi, Amit Shah, and their ilk are the most visible faces of fascism in India today but its roots go deep into Hinduism.

Letters To The Editor

Modi Toilet Troubles

Anthony D’Souza

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation’s Global “Goalkeeper award” to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi evoked more than its share of criticism from many quarters.

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