The Astana peace talks achieved several things. Syria’s ceasefire still largely holds, the terrorists have been separated from other opposition groups and the next round of talks will be held in Geneva at the end of this month.
A Syrian sheikh (head of the Baqqarah tribe) Nawwaf al Bashir has dropped a bombshell by exposing how Syrian opposition ‘leaders’ have pilfered millions of dollars given by the Saudis. He has accused all of them of corruption.
Turkey’s stubborn President Recep Tayip Erdogan has been forced to change his stand on Syria and has stopped the ludicrous demand that President Asad must go.
Despite his soaring rhetoric and projecting an image of liberalism, Barack Obama was directly responsible for the rise and sustenance of the terrorist group, ISIS.
For decades the Saudis have peddled their narrow-minded nonsense as ideology by disbursing petrodollars. Given its disastrous consequences for the Ummah, this no longer works even with its own agents.
Capitalism has resulted in accumulating wealth in the hands of a few people while impoverishing the overwhelming majority of people in the world. Today 62 richest people have as much wealth as the bottom half of 3.6 billion people. This is beyond obscene.
The 1.8 million people of Gaza are already starved, now they face an acute shortage of water as well. At least 90% of water in Gaza is unfit for drinking posing a serious risk to their health.
Donald Trump is acting as a bulldozer demolishing everything that comes in his way. He has especially targeted Muslims barring citizens of seven Muslim majority countries to enter the US as well as renewed his pledge to build a wall along the US-Mexico border.
Among the vast arsenal of weapons the West uses, two institutions are paramount: the UN and Nato. If the former is used for diplomatic cover, the latter is used as a blunt instrument to achieve the West’s aggressive agenda.
There is little in common between the Egyptian and Saudi regimes even if both are puppets of the West and the Saudis have tried to buttress the crumbling Egyptian economy. Their differences are coming to the fore amid rising tensions between the two oppressive regimes.
Al Jazeera tries to project itself as the voice of the Arab street but in reality it is an echo chamber for Western propaganda.
El Haj Malik Shabazz (aka Malcolm X) was a remarkable Muslim leader who emerged from the ghettoes and rose to meteoric heights. He was gunned down in the prime of his life because of his incredible influence on African Americans amid fears that he might cause a revolution in America.
The Islamic Republic of Iran has survived 38 years of sabotage, wars and sanctions and still made immense progress because of the commitment of its leaders to the values of Islam and support of its masses. Taqwa has been institutionalized in the Islamic Republic making it impregnable to the enemies’ conspiracies.
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.
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.
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.
Victory of the resistance front in Syria against imperialist-Zionist-Wahhabi conspiracy has encouraged letter writer Aslam Sheikh.
While the Western corporate media has been spewing nonsensical propaganda against Syria without visiting the country, two courageous journalists—Eva Bartlett and Vanessa Beeley—have exposed these lies by visiting Syria and reporting directly from there what the reality is, says Alberto Diaz.
Letter writer Nisar Dean has hit the nail on the head by saying Muslims need to change themselves first before there will be change in Muslim societies.
Crescent International’s coverage of the tragic developments in Kashmir has moved letter writer Salman Butt to thank the newsmagazine.