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US forging ahead with National Missile Defence plans despite international condemnation

Khalil Osman

Dhu al-Qa'dah 08, 14382017-08-01

The US announced on July 14 that it had successfully conducted tests of its controversial National Missile Defence system over the Pacific Ocean.

Pakistan: the landof contrasts

Zafar Bangash

Jumada' al-Akhirah 02, 14382017-03-01

Despite its immense potential, corruption, environmental pollution and religious divisions are tearing the country’s social and political fabric.

Necessity of local Muslim engagement

Maksud Djavadov

Jumada' al-Akhirah 02, 14382017-03-01

Muslims living as minorities in the West have an obligation to become engaged in local issues of justice and equality even while struggling for their rights.

The rise of Islamo-Christian civilization

Eric Walberg

Jumada' al-Ula' 04, 14382017-02-01

Both Jewish and Christian scholars have debunked the myth of the Judeo-Christian civilization. In fact, there is a rising Islamo-Christian civilization in the making.

Pakistan-India relations: socioeconomic and security implications

Zafar Bangash

Jumada' al-Ula' 04, 14382017-02-01

India’s unrelenting hostility to Pakistan has led to precious resources being diverted to weapons and defence, holding back development in other vital fields. But now the China Pakistan Economic Corridor will prove a game changer for the region putting Pakistan at the centre of this economic transformation.

“Unjust Orient” and the “just West”?

Tahir Mahmoud

Jumada' al-Ula' 04, 14382017-02-01

Western regimes like to project themselves as enlightened and tolerant but their record of abuse of Muslim minorities exposes their fraudulent claim. In Muslim majority countries, Islamic Iran stands out as a beacon of tolerance with not even a hint of propaganda against religious or ethnic minorities.

Iran’s economy: it’s not only about economics

Tahir Mahmoud

Rabi' al-Thani 03, 14382017-01-01

Unlike most other countries, Iran’s economy is deeply linked to its political and security situation. Without taking this aspect into consideration, its economis progress cannot be properly evaluated.

How free is the West’s ‘free media’? - WashingtonsBlog

WashingtonsBlog

Rabi' al-Thani 03, 14382017-01-01

The West’s corporate media has successfully projected its image as being free and objective. In this article titled, ‘US Government has long used propaganda against the American people’, first posted on January 18, 2016, WashingtonsBlog provides some interesting insights. It is reproduced here through their courtesy.

Similarities between occupation of Kashmir and Palestine

Ken Stone

Rabi' al-Awwal 01, 14382016-12-01

The problems of Kashmir and Palestine both date back to 1947. While Palestine is well known globally, Kashmir is virtually an unknown entity. Ken Stone of the Canadian Peace Alliance thinks it ought to be brought into mainstream.

Rise of China: what it means for the Ummah

Manzur Alam Tipu

Rabi' al-Awwal 01, 14382016-12-01

In about 10 years, China’s GDP will surpass that of the US. What does China’s economic and military power mean for the Muslim world?

Desirable and undesirable change in the Ummah - II

Zafar Bangash

Safar 01, 14382016-11-01

This is the second part of Zafar Bangash’s article on “change”; the first part was published in the October 2016 issue of Crescent International, concluding with outlining some of the qualities of muttaqi leadership.

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Detailed report based on 22 million tweets regarding the US presidential election

Sahab Media

Safar 01, 14382016-11-01

As the date for US presidential election fast approaches, an analysis based on the examination of tweets yields some interesting insights.

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Triangle of resources: Iran, Pakistan and Afghanistan

Zia Sarhadi

Safar 01, 14382016-11-01

Three countries in South Asia—Iran, Pakistan and Afghanistan—have between them enormous mineral and energy resources. This makes them the special target of predatory powers.

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Rise of the halal products industry

Khadijah Ali

Dhu al-Hijjah 29, 14372016-10-01

The halal products industry is a multi-billion dollar business and as more Muslim consumers demand products suitable to their needs, this industry will grow. Will Muslim States take advantage of this?

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Spewing sectarianism from the pulpit

Catherine Shakdam

Dhu al-Hijjah 29, 14372016-10-01

Saudi court preachers miss no opportunity to vilify the Shias. They do not shy away from using even the most sacred platforms, such as the minbar, to spewing hatred.

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Bahrain reaches the point of no return

Catherine Shakdam

Dhu al-Hijjah 29, 14372016-10-01

The Bahraini regime continues to brutalize the people. One person, Shaykh Issa Qassem symbolizes their struggle against tyranny and oppression.

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Desirable and undesirable change in the Ummah - I

Zafar Bangash

Dhu al-Hijjah 29, 14372016-10-01

Change is a constant in human life. How change is managed, shaped and directed ultimately determines the way people govern their lives.

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Islamic Iran’s and Hizbullah’s heroic resistance

Zafar Bangash

Dhu al-Qa'dah 29, 14372016-09-01

The months of August and September highlight two anniversaries: the first, Hizbullah’s valiant resistance to Zionist aggression against Lebanon in 2006 and the second Islamic Iran’s eight year long epic defence of the Islamic State against the combined might of kufr emanating through Ba‘thist Iraq.

Zionist encroachments of al-Aqsa and home demolitions

Yusuf Dhia-Allah

Dhu al-Qa'dah 29, 14372016-09-01

The Zionists not only want to occupy the whole of Palestine but their special target is al Masjid al Aqsa, the holy sanctuary. They have intensified their attacks in recent weeks as Muslim attention is diverted elsewhere.

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Takfiris and their enablers: Muslims and non-Muslims

Yusuf Dhia-Allah

Shawwal 27, 14372016-08-01

Takfirism is not a new phenomenon; its precursor was the Khawarij. Today, the takfiris receive money, weapons, training and support from many regimes, some even carrying Muslim names.

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