Daily News Analysis

US-backed rebels proudly film beheading of 10-year-old boy
by crescent-online.net

July, 2016
What kind of people would behead a 10-year-old boy in public and even film the gruesome act? If they happen to be Western-backed rebels, they would indulge in such crimes but they can rest easy that the Western corporate media would give this barbaric act a pass. CNN and Fox News did not report this horrific crime; the BBC gave it short shrift. Imagine if a group opposed to the West had indulged in such an act!

Main Stories

Muhammad Ali: boxing legend, human rights activist
by Khadijah Ali

July, 2016
Muhammad Ali was not only a world-class boxer, he was also a human rights activist and stood against the immoral Vietnam War and refused to fight there for which the US establishment punished him. In death, however, they eulogized him because he had become an international icon.


Masjid al-Haram and Masjid al-Aqsa
by Zafar Bangash

July, 2016
Muslims know that Masjid al-Aqsa is under illegal Zionist occupation but most Muslims have failed to understand that Masjid al-Haram in Makkah is as much under occupation, albeit under that of people with Muslim names. Unless both are liberated from the clutches of these tyrants, Muslims will achieve little progress in the world.


The West’s democratic deficit
by Zafar Bangash

July, 2016
The elite and media outlets never tire of proclaiming the virtues of freedom and democracy in the West. They denigrate others that do not conform to their way of life. How much freedom and democracy are there in the West and what is the nature of these notions? We look deeper.

News & Analysis

Russia’s real game in Syria
by Yusuf Dhia-Allah

July, 2016
What is Russia upto in Syria? The general impression is that it backs the Bashar al Asad’s government. This does not reflect an accurate picture. Russia has its own objectives in which Syria and Asad are mere pawns.

Islamic Movement

Significance of Quds Day Rallies
by Ayman Ahmed

July, 2016
Masjid al Aqsa, the first qibla of Muslims, remains under Zionist occupation. Zionist squatters are becoming more aggressive and belligerently encroaching on the noble Sanctuary. It is incumbent on Muslims to highlight this and take urgent steps to redress this. A good starting point is the Quds Day rallies organized worldwide on the last Friday of Ramadan.

Editor's Desk

Erdogan sells martyrs’ blood for $20 million

July, 2016
Turkish President Recept Tayip Erdogan has caved in to US-Zionist pressure and accepted an insulting offer of $20 million as compensation for the victims of Zionist crimes on the Mavi Marmara on May 31, 2010. He also restored diplomatic and trade links with the Zionist entity without getting the siege of Gaza that he had made so much noise about.

Letters To The Editor

No freedom in Arabia!

July, 2016
A native son of Arabia, Mohammad H. Siddiq says there are ‘No freedoms in Arabia!’