Daily News Analysis

Freaked out Erdogan planning invasion of Syria?
by crescent-online

February, 2016
As the Syrian army makes steady gains against the Saudi-Turkish-Israeli-American backed terrorists, some of the terrorists' backers have freaked out. There are reports that Turkey might launch a direct ground invasion of Syria with frightening consequences for the region. Even the incompetent but brutal Saudis have said they would send their troops into Syria. There seems to be no limit to the madness of these rulers.

Main Stories

The dying gasps of Bani Saud
by Zafar Bangash

February, 2016
Like Lemmings, the Bani Saud are rushing headlong into the sea toward collective suicide. Few would miss these savages from the desert caves of Najd.


The OIC: an irrelevant laughing stock
by Zafar Bangash

February, 2016
Much of the Muslim world is mired in serious problems. The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) is an accurate reflection of the pathetic state of the Ummah as was evident from an “emergency” meeting it held on January 21 at the behest of the Saudis.


Dangers of sectarianism
by Zafar Bangash

February, 2016
As if bad governance, gross inequalities and mismanagement were not enough, there are some regimes that are deliberately promoting sectarianism to divide the Muslims.

News & Analysis

Shaykh al-Nimr and the Washington factor
by Tahir Mahmoud

February, 2016
The Saudi execution of Shaykh al-Nimr was bound to revoke strong reaction. This is precisely what the US wanted: to set the region on fire as it retreats so that nobody would be able to control it.

Islamic Movement

At 37, Islamic Revolution confounds critics
by Mohammad Khaku

February, 2016
Surviving for 37 years, Islamic Iran has defied all predictions and has made great strides in all fields of human endeavor. This is a remarkable achievement.

Editor's Desk

Global inequalities sharpen as rich get richer

February, 2016
It is incredible that the 62 richest people in the world own as much wealth as half of the world’s population; that is 3.5 billion people. This half (3.5 billion) experienced 41 percent decline in their wealth while the rich increased theirs by 44 percent. Is this fair or tolerable?

Letters To The Editor

Sheikh Zakzaky and Sheikh Nimr

February, 2016
The two sheikhs were targeted because of their opposition to oppressors and exploiters says writer Tawfiq al-Sayed.