Calls to boycott Hajj have grown louder in recent years, primarily due to the Saudis’ mismanagement of Hajj and their using the billions of dollars made from exorbitant pilgrimage fees (in contravention of divine and prophetic commands) to kill fellow Muslims — more than 70,000 innocent people in Yemen.
I want to thank the entire staff of CI for providing us information and analysis that is not available anywhere else.
On July 19, the Saudis announced that 500 US troops plus a lot of military hardware would be deployed at Prince Sultan military base just south of Riyadh.
American hegemony and unilateralism are over. More countries are challenging US diktat. From Syria to Venezuela, US disruptive policies and regime change agendas have been defeated.
America has the largest number of billionaires in the world. Every year, more join this elite list. The US also has the largest GDP in the world although China is fast catching up.
Last month, the Emiratis announced they were withdrawing their forces from Aden, Yemen’s southern port city. As part of the Saudi-led coalition, they were an important component of the invading forces.
Allah (swt) gave me a wonderful opportunity to finish reading the first volume of the tafsir, The Ascendant Qur’an: Realigning Man to the Divine Power Culture.
Zalmay Khalilzad is a nasty creature. He is staunchly anti-Muslim and despite being born in Afghanistan, he is working to undermine the very people from whose ranks he emerged.
It is regrettable that most Muslims do not realize how serious the threat to al-Masjid al-Aqsa and the entire Haram al-Sharif in Jerusalem is.
It was heartening to read that at least some Muslim countries are working to promote trade between each other (“The Other Silk Road,” Crescent, June 2019).
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.
It was heartening to read in CI (May 2019) that Yemen’s revolutionary fighters have scored major hits against Saudi invaders.
Most Muslims yearn for unity even if they are not fully aware of how to achieve it.
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.
There are nearly 2 billion Muslims in the world occupying 20% of the Earth’s landmass but their plight is pitiful. Whose fault is it?
Like its godfather, the US, Zionist Israel also gets away with murder. Killing and maiming Palestinians is so common that hardly anyone takes notice.
The US has a huge trade deficit with India. In 2018, the US exported $33.12 billion worth of goods but imported $54.41 billion, resulting in a trade deficit of $21.29 billion. Donald Trump is a businessman.
Seldom before have Muslims faced such a serious threat to their existence as they do today.
At 1.2 billion people, India is one of the most densely populated countries in the world, second only to China. But India suffers from some very serious problems of which the alarming rise in Hindu fascism is the most troubling.
All indications point toward an end to the decades long suffering of the Afghan people. The Americans have been involved in talks not only with the Taliban, recognizing them as a major force in the country, but also with Russians and Chinese.