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Dhu al-Qa'dah, 14422021-07-01

Crescent International Vol. 50, No. 5

Main Stories

In withdrawing from Afghanistan, US Sets up Trap for Pakistan

Zia Sarhadi

Soundly defeated militarily by the Taliban, the US warlords have not given up on mischief-making. They are setting up a trap for Pakistan even as they retreat in disgrace from Afghanistan.

Main Stories

President-elect Raeisi Pledges Hard-working, Anti-corruption Administration

Zafar Bangash

Islamic Iran’s presidential elections have brought to the fore a committed son of the revolution. President-elect Ebrahim Raeisi will be good for Iran. The hysterical attacks on him in the Western corporate media show that the people of Iran have elected the right person to serve them, not Western interests!


The Deadly Consequences of Islamophobia


Islamophobia is a global phenomenon. It is also the last respectable form of racism. Even in a country like Canada that prides itself on being multicultural, Muslims are attacked and murdered in cold blood. Unless Islamophobia is declared a hate crime, Muslims will continue to suffer and die.


Hajj under Quarantine

Zafar Bangash

The pandemic has imposed severe restrictions on travel. Hajj, the annual pilgrimage, has also been badly affected. The Saudi occupiers of Arabia have imposed arbitrary restrictions on pilgrims from outside the kingdom while allowing Western concerts and song and dance programs to take place.


He Invites Future Injuries Who Rewards Past Ones

Abu Dharr

In his regular column, Abu Dharr continues to delineate correct hadith from those that have been inserted to suit vested interests. Readers show pay attention.

News & Analysis

Biden’s New Cold War: History Repeats Itself as Farce

Kevin Barrett

In his June 26 meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, US President Joe Biden attempted to revive the Cold War mentality but it is likely to cost America dearly. The world has changed considerably in the last 30 years.

News & Analysis

Humiliating and Killing Palestinians, Routine for Zionist Occupiers

Ayman Ahmed

The Zionist occupiers of Palestine continue to kill and maim Palestinians. There is also a determined push to occupy Masjid al Aqsa with a view to destroying it so that the Zionists’ mythical third temple can be built over its ruins.

News & Analysis

Militarization, Land-Grab, Demographic-Change, Medical Apartheid, Ecologicide: Kashmir under Indian Settler-colonialism in the Times of Covid

Huma Dar

India’s settler-colonial project in Jammu and Kashmir continues apace with the pandemic making life even more miserable for the oppressed Kashmiri people. The Hindu extremist regime in Delhi is involved in land-grab and changing the demography of the state.

News & Analysis

It is Open Season on Muslims in Canada

Khadijah Ali

Not only is Islamophobia widespread in Canada, it has reached such alarming proportions that Muslims are being killed in the streets. The latest manifestation of this was the horrific attack on the Afzaal family in London, ON, in which four members of the same family were murdered.

News & Analysis

Russia’s Sovereign Wealth Fund to Ditch US Dollar Assets

Waseem Shehzad

American bullying and sanctions have forced many countries to move away from using the US dollar in transactions. The latest country is Russia. Together with China, Iran and a host of others, the move away from the US dollar will have major implications for global power play.

News & Analysis

Immigration Policies of the Muslim World

Tahir Mahmoud

Muslim countries do not seem to have a coherent policy relating to immigration. Despite considerable specialized Muslim talent available in many parts of the world, there is no systematic plan to utilize it leaving Muslim countries far behind in development.

News & Analysis

Families of Muslim Activists in Egypt Fear Executions ‘at any moment’

Yusuf Dhia-Allah

Successive military regimes in Egypt have a gory record of murdering innocent people. General Abdel Fattah el-Sisi has the worst record of all. Many leading Islamic movement activists, former members of parliament or ministers, face imminent execution following farcical trials.

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