Daily News Analysis

Syrian crisis instigated by foreign powers, says UN report
by crescent-online

September, 2015
The UN Inquiry Commission on Syria has just confirmed what the rest of the world has known for more than four years: the war on Syria is foreign-instigated with mercenaries indulging in rape, murder and mayhem. The UN report coincides with the heart-wrenching story of a Syrian family fleeing from Kobani. The body of three-year-old Aylan Kurdi washed ashore yesterday in Turkey. The family had applied for asylum in Canada but was rejected.

Main Stories

Beginning of the end of conflict in Syria?
by Yusuf Dhia-Allah

September, 2015
Russia’s involvement in getting the various players to begin thinking about a political settlement to the crisis in Syria has given rise to hopes, however guarded, about a possible end to the conflict.


Hajj according to the Qur’an and the Sunnah
by Zafar Bangash

September, 2015
Hajj, like most other requirements of Islam, has become highly ritualized. Those that administer the Hajj are deliberately emptying it of its Qur’anic content.


Terrorists, warmongers and mules
by Zafar Bangash

September, 2015
Both the takfiri terrorists and their warmongering allies in the West use mules to advance their agenda. One (the takfiris) use Western converts to do their dirty work while the neo-cons use ‘secular’ Muslims to promote their agenda.

News & Analysis

Reality catching up with Bani Saud
by Tahir Mustafa

September, 2015
As long as the takfiris were killing people in Syria and Iraq, the Saudi regime supported them. They have now started to strike inside the kingdom as well. The Bani Saud are in panic mode.

Special Reports

The Iran nuclear file: perspectives from Tehran
by Zafar Bangash

September, 2015
Opinion in Tehran is not uniformly the same about the nuclear deal witht he P5+1 group of countries. There are serious apprehensions about the sincerity of Western rulers, especially the Americans, as to whether they can be trusted to uphold their commitments.

Editor's Desk

Hamas and the dilemma facing Islamic movements

September, 2015
The Palestinian Islamic movement Hamas has raised eyebrows among Islamic movement activists about its consorting with the ‘Saudis.’ They need to be careful otherwise they would lose credibility among sincere Muslims worldwide.

Letters To The Editor

Saudi genocide in Yemen

September, 2015
Letter writer Zainab Hassan wonders why there is scant attention paid to ‘Saudi’-perpetrated genocide in Yemen.