Europe had for centuries been the theatre of bloody combat that reached unprecedented levels of destruction during two world wars in the last century. The establishment of the European Union and the single European currency made its 28 member countries economically strong and distanced them from the fear of war amongst themselves, while the US […]
A few days ago, some Dutch newspapers discussed briefly the shooting incident that took place at the Islamic As-Siddiq School, north of the city of Amsterdam, bullet holes were seen in the walls of the school and in classes and also on the doors, and even children’s drawings did not escape the bullets. Despite this, […]
Question: The talks on Cyprus were concluded on Friday, 20/01/2017, after they were resumed on 18/1/2017. These negotiations staggered since the beginning of 2013 and stalled since November 2014, but were re-launched in May 2015 and continued to stop and start until late 2016. Then it was powerfully and strikingly set off on 09/01/2017 in […]
BERLIN • Prominent leaders of Europe’s right-wing populist parties gathered in the German city of Koblenz in what observers see as a show of force targeting the European Union. The meeting has gained widespread attention in Germany as the first public get-together of Ms Frauke Petry, chairman of the Alternative for Germany (AfD), and Ms […]
In an opinion piece in Berlingske, 12/01/2017, the ruling Liberal Party’s integration spokesperson, Marcus Knuth, wrote that he can no longer stay silent, seeing that more and more girls from Muslim backgrounds wear a headscarf in Danish schools. He said, “The headscarf represents one of the darkest and most oppressive parts of Islam.”
In a last attempt to stop the approval of a partial niqab ban, the Muslim community in the Netherlands has begun a campaign entitled: #TegenNiqabverbod (translated against a veil ban). With this campaign the Muslim community are trying to stop the approval of the ban which will be finalized and decided upon by the Senate […]
According to the author of a new Danish book, the wealth and power is growing among a few upper-class families. This is happening without notice because the families are closing in on themselves and live by “a rule of silence”, creating what the author calls a “democratic problem”.
British transport police were reportedly called to a London railway “station at 1:18pm” on the 12th of December, 2016, “after receiving reports that a man had been assaulted on a train. The man, who is in his 40s, was taken to hospital with injuries consistent with having been stabbed. He remains in hospital in a […]
On Tuesday 6th December, German Chancellor, Angela Merkel publicly endorsed her party’s call for a partial ban on the burqa and niqab in Germany. She told attendees at the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) Conference in Essen that, “The face veil was inappropriate and should be banned wherever it is legally possible”, and that, “our law […]
It seems that the ban on Niqab (Islamic Face Veil) will take effect in the Netherlands; after repeated attempts, the Parliament overwhelmingly endorsed today the Government’s proposal to impose a penalty for wearing Niqab in some public places, and a fine up to € 405. The proposal bans wearing Niqab is places such as hospitals, […]
The majority of the House of Representatives in the Netherlands approved a law prohibiting the face covering (Veil) in some public places, and to impose a financial penalty on those who do this … Although the law was formulated in general terms, however, it intended without a doubt to ban the “Veil” or “Al-Burqa’” or […]
Turkis President Recep Erdogan said that Ankara oversees the situation with compliance of Crimean Tatars right’s in Crimea that was occupied by Russia. During his speech in NATO Parliamentary Assembly, he claimed: “Territorial integrity of Ukraine is invariable for us. We oversaw and always oversee the situation with compliance of Crimean Tatars rights in Crimea”.
Today began the criminal offence trial of Geert Wilders, head of the Party of Freedom, due to alleged insults to the Moroccans living in the Netherlands, shouting “fewer Moroccans” in 2014, which has made Wilders’ attorney justify it by saying that the words quoted by Wilders against the Moroccans is but a political act, and […]
The Dutch government wants to adjust the Euthanasia Act so that people who aren’t sick, but feel that their life is completed, can end their lives with assisted suicide. This will only be allowed under “strict and rigorous criteria”, the government wrote to parliament. The majority of parliamentarians support the plan. (NLTimes)
Jeroen van Vaenkhardn, from the “Party for Freedom” (right-wing party), sorry… from the “People’s Party for Freedom and Democracy”, has declared his desire to punish severely the imams who conduct marriages for Muslims (according to Shariah) before the civil marriage contract is conducted according to Dutch law, by paying a fine of 20,500 Euros, or […]
A few days ago, the Danish news station TV2 made an exclusive interview with Bashar Al Assad. The Danish news station TV2 was the first western media to get a permanent media office in Damascus after the revolution began. This was an indication of just how satisfied the tyrant Syrian regime is with its general […]
This week the British Prime Minister, Theresa May formally announced March 2017 as the date to commence Britain’s separation from the EU. By invoking Article 50, Britain will have two years to negotiate separate trade treaties with 27 member states, as well as the WTO. Given the scale and magnitude of the task there is […]
They Submit an Account of their “Success” in the War Against Hizb ut Tahrir Media published on 29 September, news of the arrest of eight Muslims in Tatarstan, and a lawsuit was filed against him, according to Article 205.5 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation which states on the participation in a terrorist […]
The tragic murder of Imam Jalal Uddin (May Allah give him Rahmah) is an unprecedented event for our community. We pray that Allah سبحانه وتعالى forgives his sins and grants him Jannah and that the community supports his family in whatever way is needed. It is not only his murder that has grave implications, but […]
French President Hollande said in a speech given on 8 September 2016, “What we need to succeed in together is the creation of an Islam of France”, and that “The republic cannot accept a situation where a majority of imams are trained abroad and sometimes don’t speak our language.”
The banning of the full body swimsuit termed the “burkini” has dominated news headlines over the past two weeks. Around 30 towns have banned the burkini from their beaches, with some mayors linking the bans to the 14 July lorry attack in Nice that killed 86 and the murder of a Catholic priest near Rouen […]
We have read the report from the House of Commons Home Affairs Select Committee on ‘radicalisation’ with interest. We note the main media focus is on whether or not Internet companies are doing enough to tackle the spread of terrorism.
Migration and terrorism have become main problem for Europeans. These two issues took lead over their concerns about the economic situation and unemployment. Eurobarometer held a poll that included 34000 people from 34 European countries. According to this poll, 48% consider migration as one of the two most important issues that challenge the EU. The […]
The Party (for Freedom) PVV led by Geert Wilders has published a document including its election manifesto for the 2017-2021 term. The document announced its intention to prevent the acceptance of refugees from Islamic countries, to ban the Khimar (headscarf) in civil service, ban all Islamic symbols contrary to the public system, have preventative detention […]
PARIS — The debate is now so heated in France that one could be forgiven for assuming that the burkini — the full-body bathing suit worn by some Muslim women — had invaded French beaches. Five towns have banned them. Three more are in the process of doing so. Prime Minister Manuel Valls supported the […]
Danish top-politicians are completely devoid of morality. That is what can be concluded after having followed the development through the last couple of years, and the latest incidents from this week confirm this indecency.
All of the European states today are talking about security packages and putting in place new plans for combatting what they have called “terrorism”. As such, these states will see new security measures including the imposition of intensified monitoring over a large number of Muslims and institutions, the expansion of the jurisdiction and powers to […]
The recent series of terror attacks in France have brought Islam into the spotlight, and the Catholic Church has been divided on its response. Some prominent cardinals have attacked Islam, while others have taken a conciliatory attitude. After the latest terror attack on 26th July, 2016, where an 85-year-old priest, Jacques Hamel, had has throat […]
On the 4th of August, the UK Telegraph paper reported that a halal supermarket in the Paris suburb of Colombes had been told by the local authority that it would be shut down unless it started to sell alcohol and pork. Colombes local authority claimed that all members of the local community would not be […]
A 15-year-old youth of Belgium citizenship and of Moroccan origin lost his life in a tragic manner in a bicycle accident in Morocco whilst he was spending his yearly holiday there. The news was spread across social media and the reactions were at the height of depravity and moral decline manifesting the hateful prejudice that […]