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Jumada' al-Akhirah, 14442023-01-01

Crescent International Vol. 52, No. 11

Main Stories

Third Anniversary Of The Martyrdom Of General Qassem Soleimani

Tahir Mustafa

Islamic Iran has a score to settle with Donald Trump and his minions who were involved in the assassination of General Qassem Soleimani three years ago. It was a war crime and those responsible must be held accountable.

Main Stories

Israeli Killers Intensify Murderous Campaign Against Palestinians

Ayman Ahmed

Never conducting themselves in a civilized manner, the zionists have intensified their barbaric attacks against the Palestinians making 2022 one of the deadliest years since 2005. Men, women and children have all been targeted and brutally murdered.


The Year 2023


While the war in Ukraine will likely continue to dominate headlines in the year 2023 because that is what the collective west wants, US mischief-making will also continue in full force. Losing their pre-eminent position globally, American warlords are becoming more belligerent.


Will Pakistan Survive?

Zafar Bangash

Pakistan has been in the grip of an unending political crisis that has badly damaged its economy. A syndicate of criminals and gangsters has taken the country hostage with no prospects in sight to resolve the crisis. It has put the very survival of the state at risk.


A Gem Is Not Polished Without Rubbing, Nor A Man Made Perfect Without Trials

Abu Dharr

In his continuing series reflecting on the divergence of opinion in early Islamic history, Abu Dharr takes up the issue of the Shi‘i and Sunni understanding of the word ‘ismat (from which the word ma‘sum) is derived.

News & Analysis

MbS Uses Chinese Ties To Boost Own Position

Yusuf Dhia-Allah

For three days last month, there was much pomp and ceremony in Riyadh, during the visit of Chinese President Xi Jinping. While a series of agreements were signed, there were two over-arching themes: eclipse of US influence and discovery by MbS of another ruler to provide him protection.

News & Analysis

US-NATO Stir Trouble In West And Central Asia

Zia Sarhadi

After the US’ humiliating defeat in Afghanistan, there was widespread belief that the Americans would leave Afghanistan alone. Far from it. They continue to meddle not only in Afghanistan by propping up discredited warlords, but also extending their mischief into Central Asia.

News & Analysis

PAS Victory Turning Point In Malaysian Political History

Jacob Knight

The November 19 general elections in Malaysia did not produce a clear winner but there was an unmistakable development: the Islamic Party of Malaysia (PAS) emerged with the largest number of seats in parliament.

News & Analysis

Russia-Ukraine War: Narratives vs. Reality

Kevin Barrett

Western corporate media propaganda would have one believe that Russia is not only losing the war in Ukraine but that it is about to disintegrate. Ground realities are very different. Ukraine is gradually being grinded and soon there will be nothing left of it if the war continues.

News & Analysis

Europe Pays The Price For US Belligerence Against Russia Over Ukraine

Waseem Shehzad

America is not only prepared to fight against Russia to the last Ukrainian but that Europe has to pay the price. European industries are shutting down, unemployment is rising together with food and energy shortages and people are forced to eat pet food to survive.

News & Analysis

The West’s Cultural Imperialism

Khadijah Ali

The collective west has some strange notions. It believes that its mores, especially those relating to sexual behavior, must be accepted by the rest of the world. Muslims have their own values derived from the Qur’an and they are working perfectly fine.

News & Analysis

West Using Mongolia To Undermine Russia And China

Ahmet Mehmet

Mongolia is a tiny country in terms of population but its geographic location sandwiched between Russia and China gives it a commanding position. Both covet it for gas and oil pipelines as well as transportation corridors. The US-NATO combine wants to disrupt this.

News & Analysis

Turkey’s Future In The Post-Erdogan Era

Zafar Bangash

Recep Tayyip Erdogan has been in power for more than 20 years. He assumes that Turkey cannot function without his wisdom guiding the country’s affairs. Empirical evidence proves otherwise. Erdogan’s foreign policy has been erratic and he has ruined the economy.

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