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Rabi' al-Awwal, 14432021-11-01

Crescent International Vol. 50, No. 9

Main Stories

The Constitution of Madinah: A Model for the Taliban, and for All Islamic Governance

Kevin Barrett

As the Taliban grapple with the issue of recognition, they should study the Covenant of Madinah (aka the Constitution of Madinah) as to how the noble Messenger (pbuh) brought diverse groups together into a formal compact to establish the first Islamic State.


Imperatives of Muslim Unity


Muslim unity is a Qur’anic command although unfortunately there are some Muslims that have fallen into the trap of sectarianism and has caused much damage to the Ummah. Disunity among Muslims has also given an opportunity to predatory powers to destroy many Muslim countries.


The Prophet’s Mission: To Inform and to Transform

Zafar Bangash

The noble Messenger (pbuh) was sent not only to communicate the message of Islam but also to implement it in society. This was also the message of all the earlier Prophets of Allah. The last and final Prophet (pbuh) was able to both communicate the message and transform people organized in a state.


It is Not Who is Right But What is Right

Abu Dharr

There are sectarians among the “Sunnis” and there are sectarians among the “Shi’is”. Both must be confronted in order to establish a genuine Islamic ethos in the Muslim world where regrettably many “Islamists” seem not to be able to develop a clear understanding of the challenges facing them.

News & Analysis

Taliban on the Global Stage

Zia Sarhadi

The Taliban may not have achieved formal recognition from any country so far but they continue to be received by neighboring states. They certainly have de facto recognition and it is only a matter of time before they get formal recognition.

News & Analysis

Israel Replicates South Africa’s Apartheid Banning of Civil Society Groups

Iqbal Jassat

Zionist Israel continues to act in the most outrageous manner. Its latest assault is on human rights organizations and civil society groups. The Zionist entity wants to shut down all monitoring of its crimes. The rest of the world should take note and stop its criminal conduct.

News & Analysis

Pakistan should be Careful of Close Ties with the US

Waseem Shehzad

Despite its defeat in Afghanistan, the US has not given up on mischief. It is exerting pressure on Pakistan to provide overflight rights to carry out attacks in Afghanistan. Pakistan should resist any such attempts.

News & Analysis

Concerts, and Killing of Scholars Go on Simultaneously in Saudi-ruled Kingdom

Yusuf Dhia-Allah

The Saudi regime is trying to engage its people in hedonistic culture by organizing concerts and dance programs while it continues to kill ulama, human rights defenders and those who dare ask for basic human rights.

News & Analysis

Why Israel is Blocking Jewish Asylum Seekers from Moving to Iran?

Khadijah Ali

Zionist Israel claims that it represents the interests of the Jewish people everywhere. This fraud was exposed when it blocked Orthodox Jews from moving to Iran where they had sought asylum.

News & Analysis

Iran’s Pushback against the Aliyev Regime

Akhmet Makhmoudov

Islamic Iran is determined to push back against the Aliyev regime in Azerbaijan from providing a foothold for Zionist Israel on the border with Iran.

News & Analysis

India’s Iron Curtain around Kashmir

Tahir Mahmoud

India under Narendra Modi has become a fascist state. Nowhere is this more evident than in its brutal suppression of the Kashmiri people that have been struggling for the right of self-determination for more than 70 years.

Book Review

Israeli Historian’s Study of the Origin of Jewish people

Brecht Jonkers

Israeli historian debunks the Zionist myth that the Jewish people are descendants of the Hebrew tribes and, therefore, have a historical link to Palestine. It will definitely annoy the Zionists who peddle this fiction.

News & Analysis

Threat to Expel Western Envoys Exposes Erdogan’s Political Weaknesses

Ahmet Mehmet

Erdogan continues to embarrass himself by political antics that have resulted in his losing much domestic support. They have also undermined prospects of the ruling AKP.

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