Crescent International Vol. 27, No. 7

Newsmagazine of the Islamic movement

Iqbal Siddiqui

Safar, 1419 1998-06

Empowering Weak & Oppressed

Zafar Bangash

Sha'ban 25, 1437

Special Reports

One of the biggest injustices of the twentieth century - the fiftieth anniversary of the establishment of the State of Israel - is being celebrated in a manner bordering on the scandalous. The implantation of the zionist entity in Palestine has been rightly described asal-Nakba (the catastrophe) by Palestinians.

Empowering Weak & Oppressed

Abul Fadl

Sha'ban 25, 1437

Special Reports

Political terror, as the calculated utilization of violence to elicit psychological intimidation in an effort to accomplish strategic and political goals, was a major feature of the zionist movement's modus operandi prior to the establishment of Israel.

Empowering Weak & Oppressed

Kalim Siddiqui

Sha'ban 25, 1437

Special Reports

This is a unique and historic occasion. By convening this conference, the Islamic Republic of Iran has fulfilled its role as the only Islamic State on the map of the world today. At present the Arab States are being herded into a so called 'peace conference' on Palestine. They will sooner or later, sign the formal surrender of Palestine to its zionist occupiers, but in fact to the United States of America.

Empowering Weak & Oppressed

Crescent International

Safar 06, 1419

Special Reports

Res 101 (Nov 24, 53): Expressed 'strongest censure' of Israel for the first time because of its raid on Qibya. Res 106 (Mar 29, 55): Condemned Israel for Ghazzah raid. Res 111 (Jan 19, 56): Condemned Israel for raid on Syria that killed 56 people. Res 127 (Jan 22, 58): Recommended Israel to suspend its no-man's zone in Jerusalem. Res 162 (Apr 11, 61): Urged Israel to comply with UN decisions.

Empowering Weak & Oppressed

Muhammad H. al-'Asi

Sha'ban 25, 1437

Special Reports

The Israeli zionists have convinced themselves that their presence in Palestine is permanent. They have even managed to deceive world public opinion into believing this myth. The brainwashing that has gone into this effort is phenomenal.

Developing Just Leadership

J A Progler

Safar 06, 1419

Book Review

Anyone who has watched old American westerns - movies about Cowboys and Indians - will recall the popular phrase uttered by many an Indian, ‘pale face speak with forked tongue.’ Along with several other Indianisms, this one entered into American popular culture to such a degree that it lost its original rhetorical strength.

Imam Khomeini passed away on June 3, 1989 after successfully leading the Islamic Revolution in Iran. Khalil Osman looks at his personality and leadership qualities.

Only days after the adoption of an ‘anti-terrorism’ accord by Arab League States, the US and European Union countries have stepped up their war on Islamic activists worldwide - concluding new pacts with Arab dictators...

Empowering Weak & Oppressed

Abul Fadl

Safar 06, 1419

Special Reports

At first glance Canada appears an ideal place to live in. With an international reputation as a country that takes extra care in protecting and promoting the rights of minorities, it seems like a haven where fairness thrives and equality prospers.

Developing Just Leadership

Crescent International

Safar 06, 1419

Special Reports

The embattled government of general Omar Hasan al-Bashir cannot but heave a sigh of relief as the escalating border dispute between neighbouring Ethiopia and Eritrea throws into a spin US regional plans for the destabilization of Sudan, and as Uganda, a vital element in those plans, begins to see advantages in settling its quarrel with Khartoum.

The most surprising thing about the three-day summit in the British city of Birmingham in mid-May is that seasoned observers and aid workers professed surprise at the failure of the world’s seven richest states plus Russia to agree a deal cancelling the so-called ‘third world debts’ or to adopt measures promoting environmental issues.

Zafar Bangash

Safar 06, 1419

World

Of the five explosions carried out on May 11 and 13, India said one was a hydorgen bomb (thermonuclear explosion). Evidence had emerged months prior to the explosions that India had indeed embarked on the fusion route and made some progress.

Twelve Uzbek Muslims were sentenced to jail terms ranging from five to eight years last month, after being found ‘guilty’ of belonging to illegal Islamic organizations and other charges

Talks between Belgrade and Prishtina on the future of Kosova finally began last month, following pressure on Kosova president Ibrahim Rugova by Richard Holbrooke, the US diplomatic ‘troubleshooter’ who mediated the Dayton Peace Agreement which ended the Bosnian war in December 1995.

Within two weeks of India’s five nuclear explosions, Pakistan responded with five tests of its own on May 28 followed by one more on May 30. Not only did it out-bang India but also turned the near-gloom in Pakistan into euphoria.

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